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Friday Fresh : Weird and Wacky November Holidays

We all know that November 1 marks the beginning of the madness that is known as the holiday season, but did you know that November is also host to a whole bunch of quirky celebrations as well? If you're not into turkey, there's lots of other, more unique offerings to partake i ...more

News : Fitness and Kinect

Has anyone actually used the Kinect for fitness purposes? If so, which games are the best? There are already a slew of fitness games (and reviews for them) available. But I have better things to do than slog through a ton of maybe-helpful reviews. So I thought I'd see if I c ...more

How To : Trim your beard from 3" to 1/2"

November is officially Movember, a month that brings light to men's health issues, especially prostate cancer. "Mo" is the Australian slang for mustache, which is appropriate because during November the quest of Movember is to have guys lay off the shaving for a month and grow ...more

How To : Tone abs with a pulse up exercise

If you want killer abs, then you have to work on them. Men's Health gives you the expertise advice on improving your abs. Try this "pulse up" exercise that helps beginners strengthen their core muscles. Lie with your hands under your tailbone and extend your legs straight up ...more

How To : Tone arms with a push press exercise

Want to get in shape? Well, with Men's Health, you're bound to, especially with this "push press" exercise. This shoulder and triceps exercise is also great for the core and improving your ability to generate force. Stand with a light bar-bell across the front of your shoulde ...more

How To : Tone abs with a mini-band standing exercise

This how-to shows a great muscle combo workout: legs and abs. Men's Health, the preeminent source for fitness videos, breaks it down for you. Loop resistance tubing around your ankles and pull it up your legs until the loop is just above your knees. Place your feet more than ...more

How To : Tone abs with a weighted crunch exercise

Get a good abs workout with this "weighted crunch" exercise. Men's Health shows you how to do it. Using a weighted plate on your chest makes this abs exercise harder, but so much more useful. Lie on your back with your knees bent and hold a weight plate or dumb-bell on your c ...more

How To : Celebrate Movember with a sweet moustache

Instructional 'Do It Yourself' video on how to craft a sweet moustache. Try out some of these bold facial hair styles to celebrate Movember. Movember (the month formerly known as November) is a charity event held during November each year. A moustache (or mustache) is facial ...more

How To : Tone abs with a wood-chopper exercise

The "wood-chopper" isn't just for lumberjacks. You can get the full woodsman workout yourself, without the axe! Men's Health shows you how to do the wood-chopper exercise, and when you power through this move, your upper and lower body, along with your core muscles, are workin ...more

How To : Tone abs with a side jackknife exercise

Try out the "side jackknife" exercise from Men's Health. The jackknife exercise really squeezes your obliques as you lift your legs. Great for your abs! Lie on your left side with your legs nearly straight and slightly raised off the floor. Also lift your torso off the floor ...more

How To : Tone arms with the Javorek complex exercise

The Javorek complex - what is it? It's an exercise for your shoulders. Men's Health gives you a perfect demonstration of how the "Javorek complex" is supposed to be done. This is an all-round shoulder exercise. Stand holding a pair of dumb-bells, arms at your sides, palms fac ...more

How To : Tone arms with a negative chin-up exercise

Negative chin-up… what's that? It's when you focus more on coming down than going up. And Men's Health shows you just how to do the "negative chin-up" exercise. Chin-ups will work your back, biceps, and forearms muscles. Set a bench under a chin-up bar then stand on the bench ...more

How To : Tone arms with a cable preacher curl exercise

The "cable preacher curl" will work the biceps in your arms and minimize stress on your wrists. Men's Health gives you all the details on this arms workout, great for bicep muscles. Place a preacher curl bench in front of a low pulley cable station. Attach a rope to the cable ...more

How To : Tone arms with a standing barbell curl exercise

To maximize your arm muscles, the "standing barbell curl" is the perfect exercise. To better maximize your muscles, keep tension on the arms throughout the move. This triceps muscle exercise from Men's Health is great for any man looking to get in shape. Stand holding a bar-b ...more

How To : Tone arms with a side-to-side pull-up exercise

If you thought pull-ups and chin-ups were hard, guess again… this "side-to-side pull-up" takes the lead. Although tough, this exercise is great in keeping your arms toned. This pull-up exercise from Men's Health is ideal for the more advanced trainer, who has outgrown the stan ...more

How To : Tone arms with a pull-up exercise

Pull-ups are everyone's worst nightmare. Believe it or not, most people can not do a pull-up, but they should, because they work out tons of muscles. The "pull-up" and the "chin-up" both work the back, biceps, and forearms muscles. Learn this exercise the right way with Men's ...more

How To : Tone arms with a chin-up exercise

The chin-up… everybody hates them. But it's one of the best exercise you can do to improve arm strength. Men's Health shows you the correct way to do a "chin up" in this exercise video. When performing a chin-up, keeping a slight bend maintains tension in your biceps. Grab a ...more

How To : Tone arms with an inverted row exercise

The "inverted row" is a great move for the beginner who cannot yet perform a proper chin-up or pull-up. Men's Health shows you the ins and outs of this arm exercise. Sit under a Smith machine or squat rack with your legs straight and the bar set a few inches higher than arms ...more

How To : Tone arms with a standing scaption exercise

Doing this workout from Men's Health will increase flexbility and strength in your rotator cuffs. Make sure to execute technical precision to avoid injury. Stand holding a light pair of dumb-bells in front of your thighs with a neutral grip, your palms facing each other. Rais ...more

How To : Tone arms with an incline row to external rotation

Maintain your shoulder joint rotation. Men's Health recommends this workout for maximum upper body flexibility. Lie face down on a bench that's set at a 45º incline and hold a light dumb-bell in each hand with an overhand grip. Your arms should hang face down with your palms ...more

How To : Tone your back with a lat pull-down exercise

This incremental workout from Men's Health is a great way to tone your back. Pay special attention to the technique! Sit at a lat pull-down station and grab the bar with an overhand grip, your hands slightly wider than shoulder-width apart. Keeping your head and back straight ...more

How To : Tone your back with a seated row to chin exercise

This improvisation on the classic row is a great way to improve your upper back muscles. Men's Health suggests holding the bar higher for optimal toning. Attach a lat pull down bar to the cable of a cable row station. Sit on the floor and bend forward at the waist to grab the ...more

How To : Tone your chest with a negative dip exercise

This classic, simple exercise from Men's Health is a great way to start building your body resistance. The video also gives great tips for your chest-toning progression. Grab parallel dip bars and use your legs to boost yourself up so your arms are straight and all the weight ...more

How To : Tone your chest with a cable lying-fly exercise

This great end of workout exercise from Men's Health is relatively simple. A muscle isolation exercise keeps your muscles stretched and flexible for the next time. Place a bench between the stacks of a cable crossover station and attach stirrup handles to the low-pulley cable ...more

How To : Tone abs with a barbell torque exercise

This basic workout from Men's Health is a great way to build up your abs. You can do this in a corner or at the base of a weight machine. Load a bar-bell lightly on one end. Wrap the other end in a towel and place it in the corner of a room or wedged under a bench. Once this ...more

How To : Tone abs with a side-pillar bridge exercise

Men's Health shows you a great exercise to build your core. A well built core equals toned abs. Lie on your side with your forearm on the floor under your shoulder with your feet stacked together. Push your hip off the floor creating a straight line from ankle to shoulder, ke ...more

How To : Tone abs with a medicine ball bicycle maneuver

This instructional video from Men's Health demonstrates one of the best ways of toning your abs. Start out with an easy weight and progress to a heavier ball for more effectiveness. Lie on your back holding a medicine ball in front of your chest, elbows flared out to the side ...more

How To : Tone abs with a side-bridge reach exercise

This workout video from Men's Health gives you a step by step demo of a side-bridge. This exercise is a great way of toning abs. Hold a light weight in your right hand. Lie on your left side with your feet stacked. Bend your left elbow 90°. Prop yourself up so only your forea ...more

How To : Tone abs with a standing cable crunch exercise

Join Men's Health as they show you the "standing cable crunch" exercise, which uses a high-pulley cable to tone your abs. It's a great abs workout if you have the right equipment. Attach a rope to a high-pulley cable and stand with your back to the weights stack. Hold one end ...more

How To : Tone abs with a negative crunch exercise

Even thought this exercise has the word negative in it, doesn't mean it isn't good. Men's Health shows you exactly how to do the "negative crunch" exercise, where you need to lean backwards into a 45º angle and work your abs. Sit with your knees bent and your feet flat on the ...more

How To : Tone abs with a figure-of-eight crunch exercise

The circular motion of this "figure-of-eight crunch" will really work your abdominal muscles. See the details in the video from Men's Health, which shows you how to do a really powerful crunches exercise. Lie on your back with your knees bent at a 90º angle, squeezing a light ...more

How To : Tone abs with a medicine ball hand walk exercise

You don't necessarily need a medicine ball for this "medicine ball hand walk" exercise. Men's Health will show you exactly how to do this abs workout exercise. If you struggle to get started with this core muscles exercise, then try replacing the ball with a small step. Assum ...more

How To : Tone abs with front-pillar bridges & arm-lifts

This is a great Men's Health abs workout called the "front-pillar with diagonal arm-lift". The bridge position is a fantastic core muscles workout for the abs. Assume a modified press-up position with your forearms resting on the floor. Your elbows should be under your should ...more

How To : Tone abs with the Swiss ball cable Russian twist

You'll need a stability ball for this "Swiss-ball cable Russian-twist" abs exercise from Men's Health. To progress in this particular exercise, simply increase the weight and use a fuller stability ball. Attach a handle to a high pulley-cable and place a Swiss ball in front o ...more

How To : Tone abs with a dumbbell double wood chop exercise

Before attempting this abs workout from Men's Health, make sure you're loose and start off light before increasing the weight. This "dumbbell double wood chop" exercise is a more advanced one, so be careful… start off light. Hold a light dumb-bell with a hand over hand grip, ...more

How To : Tone abs with a torso rotation exercise

Get the perfect abs workout with Men's Health. By keeping tension in the band during this "torso rotation" exercise, and by rotating your body, you will target your core muscles. Grab with both hands the handle of a shoulder high pulley cable or resistance band. With your lef ...more

How To : Tone legs with a barbell squat exercise

Find out how to tone your legs with help from Men's Health. In this video, learn the "barbell squat" exercise, which will work your lower body and core muscles. It's a great leg workout. Place a bar-bell at chest height in a squat rack. Grab the bar with an overhand grip slig ...more

How To : Tone legs with a curtsy lunge exercise

To do this "curtsy lunge" exercise is a great for a leg workout. But you should first be completely competent with the lunge and split squat exercises first. This lunge exercises is brought to you by Men's Health. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and place a bar-bell ...more

How To : Tone legs with a hang-clean to squat to push-press

Check out this leg workout exercise, called the "hang-clean to front-squat to push-press". This exercise from Men's Health is a combination of three great compound exercises, so you can imagine, most muscles in your body will be working on this one -- an all-over body workout. ...more

How To : Tone legs with a clean pull exercise

You can't see all of your leg muscles, but that doesn't mean you can neglect them. Men's Health provides this workout video about the "clean pull" exercise. This move will work all of those muscles you can't see! Great legs workout. Load a bar-bell and roll it to your shins. ...more

How To : Tone abs with the Turkish get-up exercise

This exercise from Men's Health will tax your whole body. The abs workout exercise called the "Turkish get-up" will especially tax the core muscles and shoulder muscles as you progress your way to heavier dumbbells. Lie on your back with your legs straight. Hold a dumb-bell i ...more

How To : Tone abs with a medicine ball chop exercise

Men's Health is the perfect place to get workout advice for toning your abs. The "medicine ball chop" exercise will work all of your muscles as you rotate and move through the full range of movement, giving a great abs workout. Stand holding a medicine ball with your arms str ...more

How To : Detect prostate problems

Learn what to expect from a prostate exam, signs and symptoms of prostate cancer, how to promote a healthy prostate through diet and supplements and more with expert prostate health tips in this free men's health care video series. Detect prostate problems - Part 1 of 14. Clic ...more

How To : Perform a testicular cancer exam

Learn how to do testicular cancer self exams with expert tips on the signs of testicular cancer in this free men's health video series. Perform a testicular cancer exam - Part 1 of 12. Click through to watch this video on ehow.com Perform a testicular cancer exam - Part 2 of 1 ...more

News : 20 Worst Drinks in America

So your mom may have told you not to spoil your appetite with that chocolate chip cookie you were eating before dinner, but did you ever think about what that energy drink your sipping on looks like in terms of its sugar content? The article "20 Worst Drinks in America" takes ...more

How To : 10 Reasons Why It's Better to Be a Jerk

Nice people finish first—or is it last? Though you may have been told throughout your life that being kind pays off, there are some obvious advantages to getting mean. So whether you're driving towards a goal at work, or need to attack a task in your personal life, acting like ...more

How To : Use the toilet properly - the movie

Elderly man explains health and safety tips on how to use the toilet properly. Instruction includes how to finish using the bathroom and cleaning up after yourself in a proper manner. Watch video for best results.

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Throw a Naked Sushi Party

The Japanese know how to party. Browsing the internet for my daily fix of Weird Asian News, I stumbled across this article on Cannibal Banquets. According to Steve Levenstein, Japanese Innovations Writer, "a pinata-like 'body' is carefully crafted, then stuffed with edible go ...more

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