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  • Fight the Winter Blues

    A panel of experts gives us their single best piece of advice on how to escape feeling blue when the cold, dark days of winter are upon us.

  • The Ultimate Summer Hygiene Guide

    Heat, activity and sweat can all take a toll on your hygiene. Herewith, our guide to staying fresh and clean all summer long.

  • Keeping Bedbugs at Bay

    Media hysteria notwithstanding, bedbugs are not the end of the world. Our expert entomologists tell you how to live and let live in these bedbug times.

  • Get a Jump on Your Fitness with Plyometrics

    Want to be quicker, more explosive, stronger, and more balanced? Here's a plyometrics program that will get you there.

  • Plan to Ski or Snowboard? Strengthen up Now!

    Get physically prepared to hit the slopes by doing this winter-sports workout now, and be ready to rip it up when those first flakes fall.

  • How to Make First Pick at the Team Tryout

    Whether you're going out for a school or amateur team, a squad for football or bowling, here's how to make the cut.

  • The Best Fall Sport for Cardio

    Which fall sport gives you the best cardio workout -- and thus, the greatest heart fitness? We declare a winner.

  • Meet Women at the Gym Now!

    The health club can be a great place to meet the ladies -- if you know how. We'll walk you through five common gym scenarios and arm you with the best plans of action.

  • Return to Work Way Ahead of the Game

    You need a vacation -- without phone and email interruptions. Here’s how to enable your office to function without you and look like a hero when you return relaxed.

  • Winning Water-sport Workouts

    Want to be the best surfer, boogie boarder, windsurfer or water skier out there? Try these three easy strength- and endurance-building workouts.

  • Triumph With Your Own Beach Olympics

    Don’t just lie there in the sun: Set up these summer contests, which will keep you fit and having fun.

  • Conquer the Biggest Mud Runs

    Take an obstacle course, add earthly sludge, and you've got the hottest new fitness challenge. Here's the 411 on the biggest mud runs and how to prep for them.

  • Find Your Best Softball Field Position

    You're playing league softball but aren't sure which position to go out for? This softball aptitude test will tell you which softball field position is best for you (and your team!).

  • How to Throw a Ball Farther

    It's softball season! Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Mike LaLuna reveals how to add distance and velocity to your throws.

  • Play These Video Games to Perform Better … in Life

    The proof is in: Video games improve physical and mental skills that come in handy in the real world. Here's what to play to get an edge.

  • Fit Your Bike For the Perfect Ride

    Want to get more out of cycling? You’ll need to make your bike an extension of you. Here’s how.

  • Get Strong With Olympic Lifts

    Looking to achieve tremendous gains in strength, speed and agility … like an Olympian? Try Olympic lifts, weight training techniques sure to chisel you into a gym warrior.

  • 25 Ways to Have the Best 2010

    Here’s the only article you need to read to be fit and healthy in the new year -- and beyond.

  • From Frat Brothers to Fat Brothers

    If staying lean is a struggle, you just might be hanging out with the wrong crowd. Here’s how to stop your friends from making you fat.

  • Be Your Alpha Best

    Want to be your team’s alpha male? The leader out in the field? Just remember: The climb to the top all starts in your head.

  • 6 Ways to Fight the Flu for Real

    You don’t have to let the cold and flu season have its way with you. Boost your immune system now.

  • The Ready-for-anything Workout

    Want to be fit enough to conquer Tibet’s highest mountains? Or maybe “just” pass a fireman’s fitness test? All you have to do is master this exercise regimen.

  • Go From Stick to Thick

    It's tough to bulk up. But even “hard gainers” can add muscle if they follow these crucial tips.

  • Don’t Brave the Summer Sun Till You Read This!

    Think it’s wimpy to slather on sunscreen, wear hats and avoid the brightest outdoor rays? Then you better be man enough to stare down melanoma, the most common form of cancer for young adults.

  • Live Healthy Now -- Have More Sex Later

    Think what you do today has no bearing on your sex life tomorrow, or the day after? Think again.

  • Alert: You’re Pushing Yourself Too Hard

    Taxing your body to its limits: Cool. Suffering cardiac arrest and heatstroke: Not so much. Here, the top four warning signs.

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