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UConn's Byron Jones Leaps Into NFL Combine Record Books

The 6'1" 196-pound defensive corner was in outstanding form at pro combine in Indianapolis.

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Muscular Development brings you the Open Figure first callout from the 2014 IFBB North American Pro Championships.

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The Shakedown Episode 1: Mixed Berry Smoothie

In this series from Muscle & Fitness, training director Sean Hyson shows you how to make a fast, delicious protein shake using just a few simple ingredients. Each shake comes in under 500 calories. This week, it's the mixed berry smoothie using BSN's Isoburn whey protein powder in Strawberry Milkshake flavor. Check back each week for more episodes.

Sagittarius Horoscope for Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Setting realistic goals is naturally wise, but you can outperform all of your expectations now as self-directed Mars trines hardworking Saturn in your 1st House of Self. You have the ability to turn a creative idea into reality today because your mind is capable of organizing a project into distinct tasks. However, you must stay aware of your feelings or self-doubt could creep into the mix and impede your progress. Acknowledge your strengths and weaknesses before moving on. You current success depends on striking a healthy balance between indulging the uncertainty and cultivating your positive attitude.

Don't Make These Muscle Mass-Killing Mistakes

If you’re trying to stretch the tape measure and tip the scales with more muscle mass , you’re going to have to do a lot more than train hard. You’re going to have to stop training badly . This means correcting bad habits, some of which can have deleterious consequences on your quest for a 4-D physique. Are you making any of these eight training mistakes? If so, we can help you right your rudder to get those gains on track.

Expert Advice on Your Biggest Training Questions

We've recruited bona fide experts in the fields of exercise science and nutrition to help us answer 17 questions that have historically been ripe for speculation, guesswork and hearsay. So now, instead of listening to the advice of your training partner's friend's roommate's sister, you can be the one giving it. But one word of caution: You may find your standing among old wives seriously downgraded. So, what really happens when . . .

5 Ways to Burn Body Fat Without Cardio

Use lighter weight than you normally would when lifting for strength or mass in traditional fashion. And don't go to failure on each set, as this causes too much fatigue and likely won't allow you to complete the circuit. Choose a weight that will leave you 2-3 reps short of failure. You'll be able to gain strength and size with this rep range once your endurance and cardiovascular fitness improve.

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No One Showed Up To A Little Boy With Autism’s Birthday, So His Mom Asked Facebook For Help

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Going Isometric for Strength

Here is an easy way to add isometrics to your routine. After you get done with normal working sets of bench press, set up a bench in the squat rack with the pins 3-5 inches of your chest. Push the empty bar up into the pins as hard as you can for six seconds. Put the bar down and immediately go over to the bench press and do three reps of 65% of your max, making sure to move the bar as fast as you can, which further engages your growth-prone fast-twitch muscle fibers. Take a two-minute rest and repeat it for a total of four sets. Follow this with the rest of your chest assistance work for the day.

Creatively Designed Bags for Fitness, Sport and Workout – Fitmark Bags

"I've owned a lot of bags as a technology manager, martial arts instructor, and fitness freak over the years. I just received my very first Fitmark bag and can already say that I am in love with this thing!"

Time to Grow Muscle

Scientists have hypothesized that muscle hypertrophy is not purely function of rep ranges but the actual duration of the set. One recent study from McMaster University in Canada published in the Journal of Physiology seemed to confirm that, concluding that prolonged muscle contraction was the most important variable for increasing muscle size. The study compared light loads using a tempo of one second up and one second down or using slow reps of six seconds up and six seconds down. The study found the slow reps were superior because of the amount of time that working muscles were under tension.

Protein Power: 7 Easy Ways to Make Chicken

Sure this lean protein is a healthy eating staple, but that doesn’t mean it needs to be boring. Here, chicken breast recipes you’ll actually love.

Get a Harder Core with These 4 Midsection Moves

When people refer to “core stabilization,” this collection of exercises is exactly what they’re talking about. You can’t successfully perform any of these four moves without your midsection remaining solid and stable throughout every set. If you’re unstable, you’ll quickly learn why

The Butt Bible Pak

I have been steadily doing Pauline's fighter diet workouts daily  for about 1 year. Often times I have noticed with drastic weight loss like experienced, skin is not tight and toned. I always worried about that. Thanks to fighter diet workouts, the weight has been kept off and my body continues to shape up and really define. No sagging skin or evidence of weight loss. Thank you so much for your no nonsense approach to fitness, the basics Pauline teaches truly do work! Thankful to Pauline and fighter diet for pointing me in the right Direction and giving me the tools to build a body I only ever dreamed of! I have been using Pauline's butt bible pack,  as lower body has been my toughest area to tone up after losing weight! Fighter diet has been the answer! Not only did my legs tone up but

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6 Signs Your Arm Workout Sucks

But in order to achieve strong, defined pipes you a) have to remove the autopilot from your training routine, and b) must be aware of any red flags that could pose a threat to your progress. For help spotting the warning signals, we spoke with ACE personal trainer Franklin Antoian, creator of

Four Ultra-High-Intensity Fat-Burning Circuits

"This workout uses a 2 to 1 work to rest ratio, one of the most effective ways to program a calorie torching routine while giving your body just enough rest to keep the intensity high. This is a great combination of movements because you can do it almost anywhere. Get creative while using the same format and sub in some of your favorites once a week to mix it up."

9 Habits That Make You Look Older Than You Are

The fountain of youth has yet to be discovered, but there are still ways to delay the aging process. Make these lifestyle changes if you want to start feeling and looking younger now.

10 Foods that Fill You Up While You Trim Down

Cutting calories? No need to subside on spinach and egg whites alone. Stock your kitchen with a variety of healthy foods that are high in protein and fiber and you’ll feel satisfied enough to stick to a weight loss plan past January.

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Beginner's Training Tips: Do Protein Types Matter

is a lifetime natural athlete with over 15 years experience in the fitness field. He's the creator of the iPhone/Android app Nutritionist, the revolutionary app that's transforming lives around the world. He's also an Optimum Nutrition athlete where he helps in the formulation of their supplements. In addition, he's an internationally published cover model and a former United States Marine.

10 Essentials for an Effective Personal Trainer

Yet for every good fitness coach, there are many poor coaches that will limit your progress, confuse you, and even cause serious injuries. Worse, because you might initially see some fat loss or muscle gain, you might start thinking they’re better than they really are. So what’s the best way to tell if your trainer is a dud or stud?

10 symptoms of thyroid problems

The thyroid is a small butterfly-shaped gland that is located at the front of the neck. It may be small, but it’s a big player when it comes to your overall health. The thyroid produces hormones that regulate your metabolism and control how other hormones affect you. Thyroid problems often result in other, more serious problems, and without the proper medical attention, can lead to dangerous complications. Hypothyroidism is a common disorder that causes the thyroid to underperform, while hyperthyroidism is one that kicks the thyroid into overdrive and causes it to release more hormones than it should. Suspected thyroid problems should never be ignored. The following signs and symptoms may be telling you that your thyroid gland is not functioning as it should. Thyroid problems are more common in women than they are in men.

Dorian Yates' Expert Advice on Building a Huge Chest

The 6X Mr. Olympia shares his best tips and workout routine for blasting chest

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7 Foods That Kill Your Focus | Eat This Not That

While a number of things ranging from lack of sleep to problems at home can be to blame for your foggy, wandering brain, diet also plays a major role in how easy it is to buckle down and focus. If you already eat pretty healthfully, you might assume that your diet couldn’t possibly be to blame. However, a number of the foods that zap memory and focus appear completely innocuous. After reading what science had to say about some of the worst offenders, you may just consider kicking a few of these surprising focus-killing foods to the curb—or at least cutting back when you have a big work deadline coming up!

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Get Monster Shoulders

Do it: Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand with your feet shoulder-width apart. Keeping your lower back in its natural arch, bend at the hips so the weights lower to just above your knees. Explosively extend your hips and knees and "shrug," powerfully pulling the weights up to chest level. Then flip your wrists over so that the momentum carries the dumbbells to shoulder level. Press the weights overhead. (You should finish in the starting position of a shoulder press.) try these as your main lift of the day and do two to four sets of five to eight reps.

Ask Men's Fitness: What Can I Do to Up My Girlfriend's Sex Drive?

When she gets home, tell her to sit down and unwind while you run an errand for her. If you really want to unburden her of stress, also do her laundry, wash the dishes in the sink, and tidy up the house. Then cook her a healthy mea l that’s in line with how she likes to eat. (But beware of too many veggies, because you don’t want her to get gassy.) After you’ve given her 30 minutes to digest, and before she gets too tired, start kissing her and undressing her slowly. Don’t go anywhere near the bedroom, because she will associate that with sleep. So keep it on the couch or elsewhere—because the more sex feels like an escape for her, and the less it feels like something on a to-do list, the more sexy she will feel. And the more she’ll want it.

Master the L-Sit to Get Stronger and Shredded

The L-sit hold is a deceptively brutal exercise with benefits that go beyond merely the visual. Not only will this exercise help fill out your sleeves and chisel your abs , it will improve the health of your shoulders, help you with your deadlift, and build functional core strength as well. How do you do it? The L-sit hold is best done on a pair of parallettes. They look like a tiny version of parallel bars (hence the name) you’d find in a gymnasium or outdoor park. Most CrossFit gyms will have a few of them lying around, but you’ll be hard-pressed to find one in a commercial gym. However, nearly every gym has dip bars, and you can even do L-sits on a pair of pushup bars, on kettlebells, yoga blocks, or even on a pair of benches. You just need two sturdy and secure platforms of the same height that will lift your butt off the ground when you lock your arms pushing down in between them.

Eight Recovery Foods that Won't Undo Your Workout

Amino acids - the building blocks of  protein  - are essential to bolstering recovery. And to ensure you get adequate amino acids, you need to eat protein. Your body also needs glycogen (found in carb-rich foods) since stores gets depleted during training. Eating a combo of protein and carbs is key to workout recovery, and foods that are good sources of both should become staples in your diet.

A Workout Plan for Every Type of Guy

Whether you’re looking to burn fat, build muscle, or start a new regimen -- simply begin by disciplining your mind, because we’ve compiled a list of workout plans for every man. From the beginner to the devoted gym rat, follow this guide designed to build your best body.   

Eight Ways to Salvage a Bad Workout

Workout rescue 911! Pluck success from the jaws of workout disaster.

The 4-Week Kettlebell Shred

Pavel says: Perform the exercises in the order they are listed. For example, on Monday of Week 1, do 3 sets of 5 reps of the double kettlebell front squat followed by three sets of five reps of the double kettlebell press. Take a four- to six-minute rest between sets. It seems like a lot of rest but don’t rush your training; this is not a lactic acid smoker, but serious strength training. On Mondays/Thursdays use 5-8 1RM in the double kettlebell front squat  and double kettlebell press.  For the kettlebell swings , beginners use 53 pounds, while advanced strength trained athletes use 70- 106-pound kettlebells.

3 Effective Medicine Ball Moves You Should Be Doing

With a very low learning curve and the ability for a full expression of movement, the medicine ball is the perfect tool to utilize when adding power to your program. Whether you’ve never used them before or your stuck in the rut of simple med ball slams and chest tosses, here are 3 "med ball" moves to add maximum power to your program. All of these movements can be completed with a partner as in the videos or against a pad or wall.

Training Mistakes Part 1

■ After the bench or deadlift, pick three to four special exercises for both lifts. For benching, the lifter should do two sets of dumbbell presses in one of four angles, with moderate weight. For example, you could perform dumbbell presses for 50 pounds for easy sets of 15 reps, then triceps extensions, followed by upper back and lats, and finally rear and side delts. For deadlifting, do reverse hypers, inverse curls, rows, and abs.

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6 Essential Skincare Products to Weather the Winter

Your face, especially, goes through the ringer. It's not just polar winds and bitter cold, it's dry heat from the indoors too. This is the time of year when you need to pay special attention to your grooming regimen; your face needs careful cleansing and extra moisture. Here are some tips and products that will help your skin not only survive, but most definitely thrive. Put your best face forward this winter.  

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14-Year-Old Powerlifter Keeps Breaking Records

Not only has Jake excelled in powerlifting, but he is making his mark on the bodybuilding world as well. In May 2014, Jake took first place in his class at the Musclemania Championships in Maryland. Jake’s next competition is the International Powerlifting Association’s World Championships this November. One of his short-term goals is to compete in the 2016 Olympic Games.

Make Your Own Sushi At Home!

Tongue-tingling spicy tuna rolls, creamy dragon rolls, meaty lobster-avocado rolls—if you’re a sushi addict, these words will activate your brain’s pleasure pathways. But check this out: You don’t need to visit a sushi bar to score your fix. Most good grocery stores now carry fish fresh enough to take home and tuck into delicious homemade sushi rolls. What’s that? Sounds hard? With this step-by-step you’ll be cranking out futomakis in no time.

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Nine Eating Rules for Strong, Powerful Muscles

Most guys think they’ve cracked the dietary code for larger, stronger muscles: protein with a side of protein. Well, new research—especially on the connective tissue that holds your muscles together and connects them to bone—suggests it’s not that simple. Not only is all protein not created equal, but not all carbs are evil, liquid egg whites are an unnecessary evil, oysters are amazingly good for you, and one fish held in high, healthy esteem may actually be terrible for you.

7 Probiotic Foods You Should Be Eating

Your intestines are home to 500 million bacteria, some good and some bad. Recent research suggests that the more good bacteria in your gut, the stronger your immune system will be. Probiotics are often referred to as “good bacteria”—they help the body absorb important vitamins and minerals, including calcium, iron, chromium, and vitamins A, D, E, and K, just to name a few. Work these probiotic foods into your eating routine to boost your intestinal—and overall—health. 7 Foods Men Should Eat Every Day>>> Get Healthy Food & Snacks at GNC Live Well >>>

How Iron Shrinks Your Belly

The headline on a new press release—"Weight Training Appears Key to Controlling Belly Fat"—makes a recent Harvard study sound a lot more exciting than it is. The researchers found that men who increased the amount of strength training they did during a 12-year period gained less belly fat than men who did other types of exercise, or didn’t do any at all.

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