From learning how to craft your own body weight workout, to how little sleep you can get away with, to what it takes to fake a fitness before and after photo, these are our most popular health and fitness posts of 2016. Some people could do with 10 push-ups, others need 20, and some need to do more sets than others. Even how often you work out is a consideration.
Getting enough protein is important, regardless of whether you want healthy skin and nails, to lose weight, or get bulging biceps. But enough could be the difference between eating a few extra eggs and washing down your steak with protein shakes. Here’s how to find out.
Being strong and healthy is nice and important, but the reason a lot of us exercise is to look good. These aesthetically-focused exercises wont make you hot overnight, but in combination with a healthy diet, they’ll give you the best bang for your workout buck so you look good dressed up or undressed.
Heavy drinking can give you a hangover, sure, but part of the reason you feel so sluggish and worn out after a night of drinking is because you get such terrible sleep. It only takes a couple drinks to ruin your rest, but all isn’t lost. Here’s how to turn a potentially restless night into something that’s at least a little recharging.
Deadlifts: you either love em or are afraid of em. To the casual eye, they look like a great way to throw out your back (and you can if you have terrible form), but they’re actually one of the best and most practical movements in or out of the gym. Here’s what you need to know about this not-so-deadly exercise.