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Workouts for the Cold and Snow

These winter workouts get you out of the gym and into the great outdoors

Winter isn't the easiest time of year to get outside and stay fit, but these four ideas can help you to change it up this year and keep up your fitness journey.
Baby spinach is high in magnesium.

9 important health benefits of magnesium you need to know about

Magnesium is an essential mineral with functions from muscle contraction and relaxation to blood pressure regulation. Find the benefits of magnesium here!
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The 10 grueling CrossFit workouts that will haunt your dreams

Take a look at the top ten killer CrossFit workouts to include in your routine to maximize your overall results!
Man doing quad exercises at home.

10 effective quad exercises you can do at home

You don't need access to a gym to strengthen your quads. Find the best at home quad exercises here.
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Can saunas and ice baths really lead to weight loss? Our experts weigh in

Sauna and ice bath benefits include bolstering the immune system and recovery. Is weight loss also a benefit? Here's what to know.
Man doing a dip at the gym.

The optimal workout routine if you want to build muscle and burn fat

The best workouts for men strengthen, build muscle, and burn calories. This total-body routine uses compound movements for an efficient conditioning workout.
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5 fitness trends the experts say should die in 2023

Are you wondering which fitness trends are actually legit and which ones are just fads? See what the experts have to say about them going into 2023!
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CES 2023: The Manual’s Editors’ Choice winners are…

Here are our favorite finds from CES 2023, ranging from urine analysis gadgets to cars and electric bikes. Buckle up and take in the future of tech.
Ground cinnamon and cinnamon sticks.

8 incredible ways you can benefit from cinnamon

There are many benefits of cinnamon, and these include reducing the risk of heart disease and regulating blood sugar.
Man using rowing machine for fitness.

8 reasons why rowing needs to be part of your workout routine

Did you know rowing is actually a total-body workout and engages nearly every major muscle in the body? Find the benefits of rowing here.
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Experts agree: These are the hottest fitness trends of 2023

Learn about what experts are predicting the fitness trends will be for 2023!
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How much protein do you really need? Here’s how to calculate it

We all know protein is important, but how much protein do you need to eat? Find out here.
Man dressed in winter clothes running under the snowy weather.

The best winter running gear: Our top picks to start 2023 off right

These are the best winter running gear you can get to help combat the cold if you're planning on doing any running this winter.
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How to lose weight fast in the new year: 8 easy tips

Do you have a weight loss goal for 2023? Make it happen with our weight loss guide!
aerobic cardio gym equipment.

Are hybrid trainers good for cardio exercise? The pros and cons you should know

Hybrid cardio workout machines like elliptical bikes and Bowflex MAX trainers are popular, but are they good cardio workouts?
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Achieve 2023’s most common fitness goals with these tips from a personal trainer

Do you want to achieve some of the most common fitness goals of 2023? Learn how through a few easy steps, all vetted by a personal trainer.
Large steak on an open grill.

The low-carb diet guide: How to eat better and optimize your health

Here's our guide to a low-carb diet that can help you lose weight and improve your health.
Presents for couples.

Gifts for me: Treat yourself with these amazing finds no one else will get you

Do you find yourself thinking, "What about gifts for me?" Our self-care gift guide has some great suggestions.
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These gifts for men are perfect for the hard-to-shop-for guys in your life

Are you one of those men who are hard to buy gifts for? These gifts for men will impress every time.
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The best ways to fight holiday weight gain are painfully obvious

Holiday weight gain doesn't define you, but it's not inevitable, either. Experts share tips for enjoying holiday foods while keeping healthy habits.
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Fitness showdown: Horizon 7.0 IC Indoor Cycle vs. Peloton Bike

The new Horizon Fitness 7.0 IC Indoor Cycle has lots of perks, but is it better than the Peloton Bike?
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Collagen supplements: Should you take them?

Collagen supplements can provide you with multiple health benefits. Find out more about collagen supplements here!
Man sitting on floor looking sad.

How to deal with depression in men: First, know the signs to look for

Depression is very prevalent among men, yet many go untreated. Learn about the symptoms to watch out for and what your options are for help.
Presents for couples.

10 best gifts for couples that they’ll love this holiday season

Looking for the best gifts for couples this year? Check out these gift ideas for people in relationships.
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These are the fittest (and most unhealthy) states in the U.S.

Total Shape's national survey looked at obesity rates in America, including the healthiest and unhealthiest states and the number of gyms per capita.
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These 5 exercises offset a day of sitting at your desk

A sedentary lifestyle isn't good for your health, but you don't have to quit your desk job. These five easy workouts will balance sitting all day.
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The best luxury gifts for men for the 2022 holiday season

Shopping for men with luxe tastes can be challenging. We took all the guess and check work out and curated this luxurious shopping list for you.
Fitness at home burpee.

7 at-home cardio workouts for when it’s just too cold to go to the gym

Need to work out at home due to the weather but don't have any equipment? Here are seven at-home bodyweight cardio workouts.
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The 20 best stocking stuffers for men in 2022

Here are the best stocking stuffers to add to your cart for that special man in your life this 2022 holiday season!
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People are pinning their hopes for their weight loss goals on this diabetes drug

People are using a diabetes drug for weight loss. Is it safe and effective? Here's what experts have to say and why you should speak with your doctor.
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The 10 best back exercises you can do, according to a celebrity trainer

A strong and functional back will help prevent injuries and add shape to your physique, so we've listed the best back exercises for you!
Tofu brick.

These are the 5 best plant-based protein sources for your meatless meals

Following a plant-based diet? Here are the 5 best plant-based sources of protein.
collagen supplements.

These are the collagen benefits you need to know about

Collagen has numerous benefits for your health. You can find out more about this key component of your body here.
blood pressure monitor.

Here’s how to lower your blood pressure without using medication

Breaking down the best ways to lower high blood pressure, or hypertension, without medications. Best, they're pretty easy to execute.
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How to lower cholesterol without medication

There is good and bad cholesterol. You should try these tips in order to help keep it all under control.
Future coach stretching before exercises with calves.

The 5 Best Virtual Personal Training Services to Get You Healthy and Fit

Don't have time to go to the gym? No problem. Here are the 5 best virtual personal training services to get your body fit, and stay in shape!
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Start Getting Fit Today with Future’s Modern Workouts, for Just $19

Future is the best virtual personal training service, and it will change your life. New customers get their first month for just $19.
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With Future’s Modern Workouts, Get 1:1 Personal Training, Anytime, for $149

Future is a unique subscription service that gives you one-to-one personal training tailored to you and delivered straight to your phone every week.
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How to prevent stroke, one of the leading causes of death in the U.S.

Strokes more commonly affect men than women. Learn how to identify your risks and reduce them.
High fiber vegetables.

Need constipation relief? Add these food and drink items to your diet today

Constipated? Here are the best foods for fast and easy constipation relief.
Man running on street by a body of water.

Short on time? The best run plans for when you only have 20 minutes to work out

These 20-minute running workouts will give you a great workout when you're short on time.
Glass of water on table.

Improve your hydration: 11 tips that actually work to help you drink more water

Hydration is crucial for our health, but it can be difficult to drink as much water as we should. Here are some tips to remind you to drink more water.
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New study says rheumatoid arthritis might actually be caused by gut bacteria

Rheumatoid Arthritis affects 1 in 100 people worldwide and causes chronic pain. Scientists may have discovered a cause.
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This video showing the obesity rate in America in the last 35 years is terrifying

The obesity rate was already increasing before 2020, and the pandemic exacerbated it. Experts provide lifestyle tweaks to help you improve your health outcomes.
A man in a green shirt and gray shorts meditating on a yoga mat in the living room.

Tai chi for beginners: 7 reasons you need to add it to your daily routine

Tai chi can benefit you no matter what age you are or what your fitness level is. Take a look at our in-depth guide to learn all about it.

Review: I didn’t want CELLF supplements to work, but I can’t live without them

CELLF supplements promise big things and deliver. We tried CELLF for 10 days. Here is our full review.
Getting ready for bulking season

Winter is coming, and that means bulking season: Here’s how to get those gains

'Tis the season for packing on muscle. These bulking tips will help you get those gains all winter long.
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How to stop sugar cravings from derailing your diet (and your health)

We asked a registered dietitian to explain why we crave sugar and give us some tips on how to kick those cravings for good.
Carpal tunnel Syndrome from typing.

7 easy carpal tunnel exercises to relieve symptoms and get your hands back

Learn how to reduce carpal tunnel syndrome pain with these exercises and stretches to strengthen the median nerve and muscles around the wrist.
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Want to level up? Register for these pickleball tournaments (for less than $100)

If you and your team believe that you can compete against the best, we’ve rounded up several upcoming pickleball tournaments near you.