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It's no secret that high blood pressure can lead to serious health complications, especially if it’s left untreated. At its worst, it can cause hardening and thickening of the arteries, which can lead to either a heart attack or a stroke, or even both.While some people (it ...
 
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Don't get duped.
There's plenty of health advice on the Internet about how to achieve your best body, but it’s pretty easy to get lost in an ocean of fake advice.If you’re going through a bumpy road in your weight loss journey, and you just can’t ...
 
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A historical look on the fitness tracker’s emergence as the leading brand of health-related wearables.
The credence of the 10,000-steps a day as the standard for ensuring a healthy lifestyle has long been contested. But whether you believe in it or not is already beside the point. This controversial “scientific claim” has already helped usher the age ...
 
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These science-backed hacks will boost your metabolism quickly.
Metabolism refers to the millions of chemical reactions in the body. It is commonly interchanged with metabolic rate, which refers to the amount of calories that the body burns at a given time. As men hit their 30s, their metabolic rate slows ...
 
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From steps trackers to food diaries, these are some of the best fitness apps out there.
True, a smartphone may spy on you, waste your time, and cause the worst neck pain, but it's also a powerful tool that can help you get things done. For example, it can lead you to a healthier lifestyle. When you equip your smartphone ...
 
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From martial arts classes to yoga routines, these sessions are for those who are tired of their workouts in conventional gyms.
The warmer weather only means one thing: Summertime is upon us. With that come beach trips and out-of-town activities that will most likely require you to get into swimwear. And who wouldn’t want to look and feel good in swim shorts? If ...
 
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The right way to prepare.
Dear Luke,Well, I've done it. In a pique of 'New Year New Me' madness, I've signed up for a marathon in 2019.I do actually run fairly often already (promise), but this will be a first for me. Any tips for making sure ...
 
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A 10-minute routine can improve your mental and physical health
After years playing professional rugby, Third Space trainer and Esquire fitness columnist Luke Worthington was suffering with a recurring shoulder injury that was preventing him from working out properly and enjoying his life.His search for a solution led him to the America, and specifically the headquarters of baseball ...
 
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Save your hard work.
Going for a vigorous workout and breaking a sweat is a great way to feel pumped and motivated. You feel like you can tackle anything that comes your way and you are more focused and ready for all the day’s challenges. Science ...
 
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How to avoid having the same old regrets this February, according to Esquire's fitness columnist
January is a time for new starts, whether it's in work life, home life, or health. It’s not unusual for gyms and bootcamps up and down the country to see enquiries treble in the first month of the year.However, talk to any ...
 
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Don't hit the gym without them.
A solid pair of headphones makes every kind of workout more enjoyable. Whether you're going for a run, lifting weights, or just trying to get a moment of zen, there's a set of headphones that are made for every type of activity. ...
 
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They function to adjust to the player's feet.
The future of basketball changes today with the official launch of the first-ever self-lacing basketball shoes, the Nike Adapt BB.The Adapt BB wouldn’t have been possible without the HyperAdapt1.0 from 2016, which was more of a multipurpose model and cost twice as ...
 
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The 21-day diet is all about seeds, spirituality, and prayer.
Chris Pratt has had such a big week! Last Friday, photos surfaced of a shirtless Chris Pratt and the chorus proclaimed: Chris Pratt's dad body is back. Praise be. Granted, Chris Pratt's dad bod is also what I would call aspirational, but you ...
 
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As one of this generationâs best actresses, she can rock any role she puts her mind to
When it's time to choose a beverage to chug after those push-ups and sit-ups, there are tons of options out there: ice-cold water, pure squeezed fruit juice, or the thirst-quenching sports drink. But there’s one more post-workout recovery drink you should add to your list: chocolate ...
 
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Feeling guilty isn't the solution.
Dear Luke,I've spent 2018 getting in reasonable shape, but now it's the holidays I'm losing the will to workout. Actually—it's worse than that. I'm in a full party mode. Am I going to throw all that hard work away? Or can I take my ...
 
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"I’m kind of like, 'What is my real body?'"
Christian Bale gets a lot of praise for his constant physical transformations for parts (viz. skeletal insomniac in The Machinist to hyper-jacked billionaire in Batman Begins) but Michael B Jordan's frankly ludicrously huge frame in both Black Panther and the upcoming Creed II has somehow passed unnoticed.How does a man ...
 
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Esquire's fitness columnist and Third Space supremo Luke Worthington on working out in middle age
Dear Luke,I've just turned the big 4-0, and have decided it's finally time to get in shape. Better late than never, right? My question is how I should approach this, since running around like a 20-year-old sounds like a bad idea but ...
 
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Ross Asdourian was enjoying his evening. And then he really wasn't.
During a recent Esquire.com brainstorm, a group of us writers and editors found ourselves mulling over the the subject of injuries sustained during sex. How lucky it was, then, when I realized not only was I familiar with someone who incurred such a fate—his, ...
 
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A PT talks about the effects of those tubs of powder.
Dear Luke,What do fitness supplements actually do? Believe me, I'm willing to take anything – within reason – to reach my goals, but is a big tub of overpriced powder and a bout of protein burps really going to make a difference?YoursFinHey ...
 
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"7am: Pick up children from celebrity child kennel"
Mark Wahlberg's 'daily routine' reveal suggested that he's roughly the same as that kid at school who told everyone he had a PS3, and a Wii that he got from Japan, and an Xbox 360 four months before release, and went to see 50 ...