Cooking Basics for the Single Man

September 29, 2009 Health & Fitness

Nutrition is important. Unless you’re rich you’re not going to be able to eat all of your meals at restaurants, and too many prepackaged meals use hydrogenated oils, high-fructose corn syrup or fatty meats. Ergo, cooking is a basic skill you should know and practice. In addition to saving money and eating more nutritious foods, […]

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The War to Break Your Willpower

August 27, 2009 Health & Fitness

It’s an old cliché: “give the people what they want.” Our friends at KFC seem to firmly believe in that, although they don’t seem to be certain exactly what it is that “the people” want. It wasn’t long ago that they rolled out grilled chicken to much fanfare (and anger, and near-riots). And in a […]

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How to Hydrate

August 4, 2009 Health & Fitness

The dog days of summer are here – summer festivals, sports, and even tailgating at the alma mater’s football games can take their toll on your fluid levels. You may think you’re gassed from a workout or tipsy from the Coors Light (seriously, Coors Light? You need better friends), but that headache, blurry vision or […]

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Hump-Day Lessons

July 28, 2009 Dressing

Predictions peg our high temperature at upwards of 100 degrees today, which would be an all-time record here. (Yes, you folks in Phoenix are crying me a river right now.) So know that I lost about half my body’s fluid acquiring you this week’s readings. Umm-hmm: In Dating expert Steve Santagati inspires ‘The Ugly Truth’, […]

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101 Reasons That Salads Are Awesome

July 23, 2009 Health & Fitness

You need vegetables. They give you nutrients and disease-fighting compounds that just don’t exist in beef and cheese, from Vitamin C (so you won’t get scurvy) to lycopene (which may reduce the risk of prostate cancer). And what better way of getting a wide variety of nutrients than combining them in a salad? Summer is […]

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Four Supplements You Want (and Four You Don’t)

July 20, 2009 Health & Fitness

Regardless whether you’re using my simple workout plan or a method like Body for Life, if you want to add muscle you need to eat more calories than you burn, while making sure your diet is balanced. Likewise, if your goal is to melt that belly fat and see those abs, you need to burn […]

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The Only Secret to 6-Pack Abs

July 10, 2009 Health & Fitness

For years I’ve read the covers of magazines like Men’s Health and Men’s Fitness, and each and every month the covers of those magazines draw attention to our midsections. Here are some article titles from just the past six months of Men’s Health: Click Here for Abs Great Abs in 15 Minutes The Best New […]

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