Ashish Sandhu

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Chimps' strength secrets explained

<b>The greater strength of chimpanzees, relative to humans, may have been explained by American scientists.</b><p>A study suggests the difference is mostly due to a higher proportion in chimps of a muscle fibre type involved in powerful, rapid movements.<p>The findings do not support previous work suggesting …

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10 Cardio Workouts For People Who Hate Running

Hate running but want all the benefits?<p>There's still a whole world of cardio workouts out there that don't involve slogging out mile after mile.<p>For …

Tip: Strengthen Your Ankles

Prevent injury, perform better. Three exercises to try out.<p>Ankle position can affect gait and can sometimes be worsened in people who walk or run …

The Best Lower Back Stretch You're Not Doing

​Use this lat stretch pre or post-workout to pamper your lower back<p>One of the health and performance hacks I've consistently recommended to <i>Men's Health</i> readers over the years and in my bodyweight training book, "Your Body Is Your Barbell," is hanging from a bar daily. Hanging vertically provides …

6 Workout & Nutrition Tips for Optimizing Lean Muscle Growth

Increasing muscle growth is a common fitness goal across varying populations.<p>For the general population and athletes, increased lean muscle mass has …

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Tip: Do This After Heavy Lifting

Keep your back healthy by adding this feel-good move to your workout.<p>Decompress Often<p>After finishing a workout where the low back is hit hard (rows, …

Unleash Your Alpha With David Freeman

David Freeman created this exclusive Unleash Your Alpha workout for Men’s Health<p>Overview<p><b>Exercises:</b> 15• <b><br>Total Sets:</b> 28• <b><br>Total Minutes:</b> 25• <b><br>Best For</b>: All• <b><br>Body Targets</b>: Total body<p>Are you ready to unleash your inner alpha?<p>This exclusive workout, created by David Freeman—Life Time Fitness Most Valuable …

This Boxing Workout Will Get You in the Best Shape of Your Life

Round 3: Jump Rope<p>"The more efficiently the heart works as a pump, the better the cardiovascular fitness," says Foster. "There's no better way to …

One Exercise for Total Shoulder Health

Get Your Delts Healthy to Get Them Huge<p>Nagging front-sided shoulder pain: you've probably felt it before. If so, you know it can be a death sentence …

Tip: Do This BEFORE Benching & You'll Lift Heavier

Prime your nervous system before bench pressing to unlock your strength potential. Here's how.<p>You're only as strong as your nervous system allows you …

The 7 Most Dreaded Exercises on the Planet ... and Why They're Good for You

Be honest. There’s probably at least one exercise that makes you cringe and groan. You know the one that makes you want to quit your workout and run …

Tip: Do This First, Trigger More Muscle Growth

Tap into Type II muscle fibers first in your workout and turn on growth. Here's how to do it.<p>Grow Stubborn Muscle Fibers<p>One of the prevailing …

Tip: How to Activate the Pecs for Better Benching

Do this before you bench press to activate the pecs, get better results, and prevent injuries.<p>This preparation drill for the bench press is a …

The 7 best exercises to build brute strength

Any veteran gym rat will tell you that there’s weight-room strong, and then there’s do-anything strong. Some guys just have that “brute strength”—the …

Six Stretches to Help Your Stiff Back Feel and Move Better

The reasons for feeling discomfort along your back are pretty complex, but too much sitting or staying in one position for too long can be among the …

5 Simple Exercises You're Probably Doing Wrong

And how do them correctly.<p>Interested in lifting more weight and preventing injuries in the gym? Use correct form. Lifting with great technique isn't just something that looks nice; it actually puts your body in good biomechanical positions to move heavy things efficiently, reduces unnecessary …

Everything You’ve Never Been Told About the Pullup

The pull up is a “should-be” universal tester of upper body strength.<p>Truthfully, I’d even settle for the overhead press, but the sad truth is, most …

The Rock Shares His Ultimate Workout -- And We’re Exhausted Just Watching It

Activating beast mode.<p>Can you see how much The Rock is sweating?<p>Dwayne Johnson shared video of a fierce gym session online, and it’s draining just to watch.<p>See how the wrestler-turned-actor makes mincemeat of the dumbbells and almost pounds the exercise equipment into oblivion.<p>“Blood, sweat, and …

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Weight Gain and Aging: An explanation and solution

First we grow longer. Then we grow wider. People assume that weight gain is just another unavoidable insult in the aging process. They’re wrong.<p>Such thinking characterizes many of our notions about “normal” aging. Other casualties in this category include your bone, balance, muscle and marbles. …

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Improve Your Strength and Endurance With This Dumbbell HIIT Circuit

HIIT workouts are one of the most popular styles of training, because they provide a quick way to burn fat and improve conditioning. You can learn …

Tip: Build Quads Without Knee Pain

Got knee pain or recovering from an injury? You don't have to watch your quads or your leg strength dwindle away. Try these 3 moves.<p>Bands can be …

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The 20-minute workout to lose weight and torch fat

You may think you’d be better off with an hour-long workout—or at least 45 minutes. But here’s the reality: being tight on time can actually make you</i> …

Save Time and Get Stronger With Single-Set Training

The argument has been around for decades. <b>Is multiple-set strength training better than single-set strength training?</b> For the uninitiated, …

Tip: A New Exercise for Glutes & Quads

Correct imbalances and boost athleticism. Oh yeah, this will build your butt and legs too.<p>Doing exercises with a unilateral stance corrects …

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Tip: Improve Your Bench Press With This Spray

Sounds crazy, but many top strength athletes are starting to do it. Check this out.<p>Heavy Bench Pressing: All About the Back<p>There are two key …

6 Biggest Strength-Training Mistakes

If you want to improve your big lifts, take heed of these common strength-training errors that can hold back your progress.<p>Legend has it that some …

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Tip: The Viking Row Workout

Get shredded fast with this tough metabolic conditioning workout. Here's how to do it, if you dare.<p>Vikings might be best known for looting, …

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