Top 9 Push Up Variations

This May Be The Best Way To Get That Fit Feeling Before You Head Out To Meet Her. Watch it on AskMen.

Transform Your Body In 3 Months

Published on Sep 19, 2012 AskMen Fitness guru Patrick Owen breaks down the most important aspects of diet and exercise so you can get your dream body in 3 months.

Choosing S.M.A.R.T. Fitness Goals

Published on Sep 19, 2012 AskMen Fitness Expert Patrick Owen is back to show you how to choose 'S.M.A.R.T.' goals in your fitness endeavors and achieve the most success.

A Guide To Progressive Training

Published on Oct 12, 2012 Dr. Patrick Owen Shares His Insight On What Steps Are Needed to Create To Achieve The Best Workout Plan.

Chest & Arm Workout Tips

Published on Oct 30, 2012 If you're looking to build those pecks and biceps, check out some workout tips from AskMen Health Specialist Patrick Owen.

The Pros And Cons Of Protein Bars

Published on Nov 16, 2012 Many protein bars are really just candy bars masquerading as something healthier, Patrick Owen, nutrition expert and health coach breaks down what to look for when buying protein bars.

Is Running An Ideal Exercise?

Published on Nov 19, 2012 Running may be healthy and a great cardiovascular activity, Patrick Owen, nutrition expert and health coach explains why a more comprehensive regime is necessary for ideal fitness.

Remote Fitness

Published on May 4, 2015 As our lives become increasingly digitized and our schedules get even busier, it's no surprise that our workouts would change in look and feel to adapt. In this week's Thrive, we look at a host of solutions to keep you active no matter where you are or how cluttered your calendar is.

A Luxury Fitness Club Could Be Your Biggest Fitness Ally

Published on May 20, 2015 Fitness has become a huge part of so many people's lives in the past decade or so in a way that it simply wasn't 20 or 30 years ago. And as fitness trends, products and locations grew, it was only natural that someone would create a luxury gym. In this week's Thrive, we check out two locations that pamper…

Top 10: Pre-Workout Foods

Before talking about what we should eat before a workout, what about not eating at all? A popular fat-burning strategy is to exercise first thing in the morning on an empty stomach. In his book Body for Life, Bill Phillips states that performing 20 minutes of intense aerobic exercise after an overnight fast has greater effects on…

Why Stress Is Bad For You

Everyone is stressed out – we all know it and we have the science to prove it. Since 2007, the American Psychological Association has monitored our attitudes and perception of stress and examined the impact it has on our lives. See the full post on Ask Men

Get Ripped Abs

The Key To Getting Ripped Abs Six-pack abs have become the gold standard of fitness that separates the “in-shape” guys from the “seriously in-shape” guys. But, honestly, a visible six-pack is not necessarily a sign of fitness, but rather one of low body fat percentage. Skinny guys have ripped abs without putting any effort into…

How The Apple Watch Can Change The Way You Stay Fit

Can the Apple Watch really amp up your fitness game? After all, Apple has consciously marketed it as a fitness tool. So for this Thrive, we strapped one on and put it through its paces to see what sort of effect it would have on our workouts. Check it out.

Wanna Be Firefighter Fit? Here's How.

For most guys, fitness is about keeping in shape so they can play sports, or retain their physique from their college days. But for some -- like firefighters, for example -- staying fit can be a matter of life and death. Despite the grueling nature of fighting fires, recent studies showed most American firefighters were overweight…

Obstacle Races

You're not going to spend another summer just sitting around drinking beers with your friends every weekend and not getting anything done, are you? Starting now, consider yourself put on notice -- this summer, sign up for an obstacle course race. In this week's Thrive we take a look at three popular races that you should consider…

The CRAZY Overnight Race To Run With Your Friends

Relay running races like Ragnar have taken off at an unprecedented rate across the nation. They are an incredible way to get some intense exercise and find the motivation to actually achieve some fitness goals. You have teammates and your friends depending on you to do your very best and knock your legs of the race out of the…

High Altitude Training

High altitude training offers a myriad of benefits for those looking to step up their workouts and general fitness level, but accessibility has always been an issue. Good news though - due to a surge in low-cost equipment options, you can get the benefits of high altitude training anywhere in the world. On this week's Thrive we…

Athletic Music

Recently there’s been a lot of investigation into how music can benefit athletes, and so far, the results look very positive. Running while listening to music is a natural inclination for most of us, but it turns out that the tempo and type of music you listen to can actually have an impact as well. This week on Thrive, we look at…

Fitness Tourism

Your next vacation doesn’t have to be one of those all-inclusive tourist traps where you burn to a crisp smeared in SPF 30 every day before staggering to the sub-par all-you-can-eat buffet. Now, there’s nothing wrong with opting for a relaxing approach to your hard-earned vacation time — but that feeling we all get after indulging…

J.J. Watt's Secret To Getting In Shape

Showing up every day isn't easy. There are many who would prefer you skipped going to the gym today. Fast food companies don't want you going to the gym. Car companies don't want you going to the gym. Your favorite TV shows on Netflix definitely don't want you going to the gym. So how do you find the willpower to fight through all…