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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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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The Simple Starter Workout Pt. 2: Before and After

July 1, 2009 Health & Fitness

Congratulations! You’re on a roll – you’ve got a basic workout plan, simple yet effective. You’ve been concentrating on your form and going light, and maybe now you want to ramp up and start to feel the burn. Fantastic. But going in cold and doing a hard workout can open you up to injury. And […]

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Better Workouts With Less Equipment

June 24, 2009 Health & Fitness

When I posted my guide to a simple starter workout, I had no idea how many people were looking for just that: it has quickly become the most popular post by far – and exercise the most popular topic – on this relatively new blog. I’m happy so many of you are searching for strategies […]

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A Simple Starter Workout

June 5, 2009 Health & Fitness

UPDATE: As of 8/24/2010, this easy workout can be yours as a free e-book, with additional helpful information, just for subscribing to the Tao of Bachelorhood! Just enter your e-mail address to the right of this article for your free download. If you’ve never really worked out seriously before, the amount of information out there […]

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The Two Critical Factors for Fitness Success

April 6, 2009 Health & Fitness

To a great extent, I love change. And nowhere in my life is this more evident than in my workout program. I’ve gone through a straight weight-training routine, became a running disciple, tried Body For Life…I don’t think I’ve spent more than six months with the same regimen. I’ve even invented my own routine. (It […]

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