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5 Exercises Professional Athletes Do That You Probably Don't

The biggest difference between you, the guy sitting on the couch, and him, the guy on the TV playing sports professionally, isn't his superior genes, athleticism, or the way he works out. It's his paycheck. They [athletes] may do them [workouts] with more speed and weight, but most are still squatting, deadlifting, and performing chin-ups and kettlebell swings like the rest of us," explains Tony Gentilcore (C.S.C.S.), co-founder of Cressey Sports Performance outside of Boston, an elite sports performance center with clients ranging from U.S. Rugby players to Olympic boxers to current and former MLB players like Curt Schilling, see more
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Prostate Cancer Found to Be Five Different Diseases

In a breakthrough for diagnosing and treating prostate cancer patients, Cancer Research UK scientists have identified five different types of prostate cancer and have found a way to distinguish between them, reports Science Daily. The findings come after researchers from the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute and Addenbrooke's Hospital studied healthy and cancerous prostate tissue from more than 250 men. By searching for abnormal chromosomes and observing the activity of 100 different genes associated with the disease, scientists found a way to group the tumors into five distinct groups, each possessing its own genetic fingerprint. Scientists were then able see more
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How to Fuel Up for Your Workout

Want to get more out of your workout? You've got to start eating like it. "If you don't fuel properly, you'll never train optimally and never maximize the time you spend training," says Susan Kleiner, Ph.D., R.D., author of Power Eating and a sports nutrition consultant to top NFL, NBA, and Olympic athletes. That's because what, when, and how you eat not only keeps your muscle cells primed with the energy they need to help you torch fat and build muscle, it acts as a messenger to your brain, which calls the shots on how many calories you can see more
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5 Exercises for Perfectly Toned Calves

It only takes being called "chicken legs" once to give a guy a complex about his calves, but don't worry if that's one of your nicknames at the gym. According to Jay Cardiello, a certified strength-and-conditioning specialist who's worked with everyone from Jennifer Lopez to 50 Cent to Ryan Seacrest, you're definitely not alone."Basically, the calf is one of the most underdeveloped parts of men's bodies because it's the most overlooked," Cardiello says. "Guys concentrate on their torsos because they take off their shirts and flex in the mirror, but they don't think about their calves until they're exposed in see more
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12 Awesome Fitness-Themed Tattoos for Permanent Motivation

There's nothing like a fitness tattoo to keep your workouts in check. After all, the last thing you want is a flabby kettlebell tattoo. Take a look at the fittest ink on Instagram: see more
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4 Ways to Look Instantly Better Shirtless

There's a reason every guy out there isn't walking around with washboard abs and an abdominal V. Scoring them takes hard work, time, patience, and then, after that, some more time. But whether your friends are throwing a last-minute beach party, you've managed to lock down a third date, or you've procrastinated on your exercise plans for months on end, sometimes, you just need to get (or at least look) fit fast. Here's how to do it: see more
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Can Jerky Replace Protein Bars as the Ultimate Snack?

At the 2015 Natural Products Expo West earlier this year, Organic Prairie announced the Mighty Bar. Part Jack Link's beef jerky, part Clif Bar, it is the newest in a slew of meat bars—including Epic Bars, Bricks Bars, Omni Bars, and Tanka Bars—to hit the meat-snack market in the past couple of years. see more
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You're Running Wrong: 5 Ways to Run Better, Faster, and Safer

For something anyone can just walk out of his front door and do, guys sure know how to screw up running. From their pre-run rituals to their on-the-track form, guys set themselves up for sucky runs, workout plateaus, and possible injury. But, hey, that's not your fault. After all, has anyone ever told you how to run? Probably not. And no, running's not as simple as putting one foot in front of the other really quickly. see more
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5 Moves to Sculpt the Perfect V-Lines

Everyone has a six (or eight) pack. Problem is, most people's abs are hiding behind layers of body fat. It doesn't matter how many crunches, leg lifts, and planks you do; if you don't lose the gut through proper diet and regular cardiovascular, calorie-burning workouts, the only six-pack you'll ever own will cost you around $15 at the local beverage center. But if you've been working hard and your abs have started to creep out of hiding, there's another muscle, v-lines (AKA sex lines, the adonis belt, v-cut), that can bring your shirtless self to a whole new level see more
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The 8 Healthiest Cheeses to Eat

Whether it's paired with wine or melted over a burger, cheese is where it's at. And not just because eating it makes life worth living. Cheese is a nutritional powerhouse, rich in nutrients including protein, phosphorus, and don't forget calcium, says Jim White, R.D., spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and owner of Jim White Fitness training studios. It's the number-two source of calcium in the average American's diet. see more
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