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39 Butt-Building Exercises to Try during Leg Day

How many of these have you done before?<p>If you were to name as many glutes exercises as possible in a couple minutes, how many would you get? Maybe 10 or 15 or even 20?<p>But what about 39?<p>That’s how many are shown in this 2-minute video from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p><b>Related:</b> Try the …

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Killer Burpee Workout | Men's Health

Here’s how: Grab a low box or step. Perform the following three burpee variations in a row.<p>1. Low-Box Runner Burpee<br>2. Low-Box Lateral Runner Burpee<br>3. Low-Box Lateral Plyo Pushup Burpee<p>For each variation, do as many reps as possible in 30 seconds. Don’t rest between the exercises.<p>Once you’ve …

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70 Best Bodyweight Cardio Exercises | Men's Health

These resistance-training movements are so effective at annihilating calories for several reasons, he explains:<p>1. They work multiple muscles at once, skyrocketing your metabolism during <i>and</i> after your workout.<p>2. They can be made easier midset so you never have to stop and rest.<p>3. They can be done …

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The Atlas Fitness Trackers Can Differentiate Between Bicep Curls and Push-Ups

The market for fitness trackers seems to be filled with lots of pedometers disguised as fitness trackers. Sure they can count steps, calories burned …

The Best Cardio Workout for Lifters | Men's Health

HICT is essentially a slow aerobic session, so your heart rate will never go above 150 beats per minute. You’ll do one explosive rep of a loaded exercise—like a stepup while wearing a weight vest—every few seconds. And you’ll continue to do that over and over again for 5 to 7 minutes …

5 Brutal Sprint Drills That Push the Lactic Threshold

When your muscles move, they produce lactate. Usually, your lactate levels stay pretty stable. But during intense activity you can surpass your …

Swimming

The Top 20 Must-Do Adventures In California

Written by Anna Cohen, Contributor and Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>When you think of California, the first things that come to mind might be movie stars, avocados, and tech. But if you love outdoor adventure, then California has so much more to offer. With the Sierra Nevada Mountains, …

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Build a Stronger, More Powerful Body with the Stepup | Men's Health

So when it came to the stepup, we put at least a 45-pound plate on each side. Most of us couldn’t even do one good stepup with our bodyweight, but somehow we thought things would improve when we put 135 pounds on our back.<p>Not so much.<p>I found stepups, at least the way I used to do them, to be …

Can’t Get to the Gym Today? Try the Home Workout from Hell

You’ll do more work and burn more fat in 30 minutes than you normally do at the gym<p>Think it’s pointless to work out if you can’t make it to the gym?<p>Then you’ve never tried my Home Workout from Hell. (Note: It’s just as hellish in a hotel room.)<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY: The New Training System From <i>Men’s</i> …

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6 Freaky Exercises You've Never Done Before

Some people catch up on the news by reading the newspaper each morning, going online, or watching TV. I prefer to get my news from scientific …

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Here's the workout Michael B. Jordan used to get in insane shape for his boxing movie, 'Creed'

But the "Rocky" franchise brought it up another level. The physiques of Carl Weathers as Apollo Creed and Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa (who by the third film looks ridiculously cut) was the inspiration for many during the exercise craze in the late 1970s to early '80s.<p>Now the bar has been …

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Semicircle Mountain Climber | Men's Health

But instead of staying in one place, you’ll move your feet side to side so that they create an arch on the floor. Can’t picture it? Watch Gaddour demonstrate the exercise in the video above.<p>The new pattern increases the intensity of the mountain climber and creates more instability in your core, …

Why You Must Sprint

Quite the statement, but consider this: Sprints will keep you lean during a bulking phase. Sprints will shred fat when dieting down due to their …

Body Fat

The 14 Toughest Ways to Plank

Harden Your Abs. Supercharge Your Planks.<p>Planks. Can something so boring actually be worthwhile? Done properly, they have potential. They strengthen …