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Meet The Khmer Muscle Boys Challenging Perceptions Of What It Means To Be Young And Gay In Cambodia

Torsten Højer | Posted 07.13.2016 | Queer Voices
Torsten Højer

In a small, unassuming bar in the center of Cambodia's capital, Phnom Penh, a new generation of young Khmer men are starting a revolution.

J.K. Simmons Finally Explains His Ripped, Muscular Workout Photos

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 06.29.2016 | Entertainment

The article headline construction of stating a celebrity doesn't look like you think they do anymore is a classic entertainment news staple. You're go...

Meet 'Persian Hercules,' Iran's Very Own Hulk

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 07.02.2016 | World

Bulging with 342 lbs of sheer muscle, WWE hopeful Sajad Gharibi certainly deserves the title "Iranian Hulk." The massive 24-year-old powerlifter can r...

Discipline In Life Coming From Dedication In Fitness And Nutrition

ric drasin | Posted 06.21.2016 | Sports
ric drasin

Discipline is a decision, a decision that says I will consistently do the things that I need to do to reach the objectives that I need to reach. Sometimes, it's easier said than done.

Balance Of Power: Creating And Keeping Functional Strength Across The Lifespan

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 06.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

"The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing." Archilocus Artists and theorists have been classified as foxes or hedgehogs s...

The Silver Era of Bodybuilding 1940s thru 1960s

ric drasin | Posted 05.27.2016 | Sports
ric drasin

I've referred to the Golden Era of Bodybuilding for sometime now being the 1970s, which was the time that it really became known and took off internat...

Life at Venice Beach in the '70s

ric drasin | Posted 05.20.2016 | Los Angeles
ric drasin

The smell of the ocean, the feel of sand on your feet and the burning of incense bring back the memories of a golden era in Venice Beach.

Balancing Act: How to Remain Active for Life

Jacqueline Gikow | Posted 05.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Jacqueline Gikow

Along with regular aerobic exercise and weight training, balance exercises are important as we get older (did you know that means from age 35 on?). Such exercises really can help you improve your balance and prevent the possibility of falling.

The Surefire Way to Get Abs

Karan Nijhawan | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Karan Nijhawan

Having abs and a strong core can be achieved -- yes, even by you.

How Sore Should You Be After a Workout?

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.13.2016 | Healthy Living

We’ve all heard the adage “no pain, no gain,” but how much truth is there to that mantra? It depends. Pain during or immediately following exerc...

How Much Protein Should I Eat?

Joe Klemczewski | Posted 03.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Joe Klemczewski

Is there a conspiracy? Why would their recommendations -- the highest I could find supported by research -- be so moderate? I'll explore that in my next blog as we dive into the physiology of protein assimilation. Go bake 10 pounds of chicken breast and meet me back here next week!

Why I/We Hate Exercise (And How to Circumnavigate Our Reluctance)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

This equation is simple:a few minutes of discipline equals hours of comfort, pleasure, a lengthened lifespan, and less time spent on medical procedures.

Tight Hamstrings: A Necessary Characteristic of Eccentric Hip Flexion

Jacques Henri Taylor | Posted 01.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Jacques Henri Taylor

I love heights under certain conditions. As long as I am wearing my climbing harness that is tied into one end of the rope and the other end of the ro...

6 Exercises to Help You Say 'NO'

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 12.11.2015 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

I've written about how being a chronic people pleaser can be devastating to your career, your relationships, and your self-esteem. Many of you responded to that post by sharing that how hard it is to "just say NO." It was once hard for me too. And sometimes, it still is. It takes lot of courage to say NO.

5 Stretches Every Woman Should Be Doing

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 11.25.2015 | OWN

Get loose with these stretches recommended by David Reavy, founder of React Physical Therapy in Chicago. Do them three times a week, in order, before ...

From Go-Go Boy to Men's Physique Competitor: Steven Rodriguez Shares Secrets of His Strategy

Mark Chesnut | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark Chesnut

How does a male go-go dancer make the transition from the beat-infused bars of New York's nightclubs to the muscle-lined stages of men's physique competitions?

5 Things to Say When Kids Struggle

Lisa Cavallaro | Posted 10.07.2015 | Parents
Lisa Cavallaro

Rather than reaching for the phone or scheduling a meeting, maybe the best way to help our kids is to let them build some resilience muscle. We can do this by letting them figure things out -- with our support. This is not burying our heads in the sand. This is allowing them an opportunity to grow.

The Beauty of Vain, Gay Passive-Aggressive Facebook Users in One Post

David Toussaint | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Toussaint

So what will it be, people? Are you going to prove to me that you care or are you going to disappoint me, like so many in the past? If you do respond, and your word impresses me, I might even go out of my way and "like" the comment.

5 Fabulous Stretches for Runners!

Yanoula Athanassakis | Posted 09.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Yanoula Athanassakis

As NJ and NYC-based yoga teachers, we meet a lot of pavement-pounding runners looking for relief from a wide range of symptoms from overall tightness and pain due to shortened muscles and strained tendons.

4 Keys to Get Off the Plateau

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

So if the plateau is an expected but undesired part of the process, what can you do to get off the plateau and continue your climb to greater and greater heights? I mean, after all, that's why you go to the gym and push yourself, right?

How Your Post-Workout Beer Affects Muscle Growth

Life by DailyBurn | Posted 07.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Life by DailyBurn

Beer lovers, rest easy. Though more research is needed, there is currently no evidence to suggest a post-workout beer or two can cause long-term harm.

Growing Old Is Not for Sissies

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

So don't live like today is the last day of your life, live like you will live forever. If you want to grow old happily, train your body for the sport of aging and play on.

Why More Men Should Practice Yoga

Rachael Yahne | Posted 06.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

As more celebrities step into the spotlight as yogis, I'm happily seeing more and more men give it a shot. Thanks to yoga, they are now enjoying better flexibility, improved performance in other sports, and less injury.

How Healthy Are You? Find Out By Answering These Questions

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 06.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

These disempowering messages push us toward patient-hood. It is not health news. It is sick news. We do not have a health care system. We have a sick care system. Disease is the doctor's domain, not health, if health is more than the absence of disease.

The Less-Is-More Approach to Working Out

Chantelle Zakariasen | Posted 06.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Chantelle Zakariasen

The excuse for a lack of time is wiped away when we look at the effectiveness of high intensity interval training (HIIT). The metabolic and cardiovascular benefits of this form of training exceed conventional workout wisdom.