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10 ways to develop the best abs in the gym

Here's the great thing about ab exercises: You can add highly-targeted moves that sculpt your obliques, make your abdominals pop, and build a strong …

Workouts

How to Be More Confident In 3 Steps | Men's Health

Every man has the potential to be either type of guy, and we highly recommend the former. “Confidence lets us project the assets we possess—competence, income, ambition—that people can’t see,” says evolutionary psychologist Sean Murphy, Ph.D.<p>These signals can be subtle and subconscious; you don’t …

The Arm Workout That Adds Inches Of Muscle to Your Biceps and Triceps | Men's Health

Minute 1: Do 8 to 12 reps of a biceps exercise<br>Minute 2: Do 8 to 12 reps of a triceps exercise<br>Minute 3: Rest<p>That’s 1 round. Do 5 total rounds.<p>Perform this 15-minute routine to start your workout when you’re most fresh. Do it up to 3 times per week, switching up the variations every time you do it. …

7 steps to accelerating your writing

<i>This article was originally published on PR Daily in May 2016.</i> <br>Ask a bunch of journalists or professional writers how many words they can produce in …

6 Tools That Save You From Embarrassing Writing Mistakes

One study showed that writing errors scare off 59 percent of customers. Can you afford to keep making spelling and grammar mistakes?<p>Think your writing mistakes don't matter? Think again. A study by Global Lingo found that as many as 59 percent of online customers are scared away from sites with …

Creative Writing

Top Strength Coach Explains How One Back Exercise Can Help Transform Your Entire Physique

If it’s not part of your program, it should be. Here’s why<p>Walk into any gym in America and you’ll usually find a traffic jam at the bench press.<p>But if you were to point out a man with an impressive physique, I guarantee he’s not pressing all day long.<p>I promise he’s putting a premium on exercises …

Muscle

10 ways to set yourself up for success before 9 a.m.

But the truth is that the way you spend every moment, starting from the second you open your eyes, matters a lot. In fact, there are plenty of easy early-morning habits that can set the tone for a productive, enjoyable rest of the day.<p>Here we have rounded up 10 ways to start off the day on the …

Time Management

Reading with intention can change your life

A random sampling of the world’s most successful people will show one common trait: a love of reading. Reading is the easiest way to continue the learning process, increase empathy, boost creativity, and even just unwind from a long day. But books can also change the way we think and live.<p>Warren …

Success

That’s Not Fat: How Ryan Hall Gained 40 Pounds of Muscle

In retirement, the fastest American-born marathoner is driven to be big and strong. Here’s his workout.<p>When Ryan Hall returned to the Boston Marathon in April to make appearances, all anybody could talk about was his size. Since he announced his retirement from professional running this winter, the …

Ryan Hall
Workouts

There’s a Website That Teaches You Exactly How to Work Out Any Muscle

Photo: MuscleWiki.<p><b>When it comes to overall health, you really can’t go wrong with total body workouts.</b> Ultimately, it’s important to be engaging your …

6 Things You Need to Do When Starting a New Job

All major changes in life tend to make us fairly nervous and uncertain, and there are few things as nerve wrecking as the first few days on a new …

Top 10 Best Exercises to Do at Home without Any Equipment

Gym is great, it’s not only there to keep you fit, it’s a lifestyle and even a social experience. But at the end of the day, the results of training …

Workouts

Why You Aren't Making More Money | Men's Health

14 Reasons You’re Not Making As Much Money As You Should<p>You might not be aware of the ways you’re selling yourself short<p>Shutterstock<p>Texting through your morning meeting isn’t going to endear you to your boss—and your paycheck will probably end up paying the price.<p>But there are less obvious things …

15-Minute Abs Workout: The Six Pack Shimmy | Men's Health

(For a workout program that will reveal your abs, try the <i>Men's Health</i> 21-DAY METASHRED. One guy lost 25 pounds of fat in 6 weeks.)<p>Directions: Do the following movements as a circuit, performing each one for 50 seconds. Rest 10 seconds between each move. That’s 1 round. Do 3 total rounds.<p>1. …

The 28-day CrossFit Program for Beginners

So you bench press, hit the squat rack, and watch your calories and do your cardio. You do sets and reps and follow your weekly split, but maybe …

4 Bodyweight Workouts to Get Fit without Weights

Not having access to gym or training equipment is never an excuse to skip a workout. You always have your own body weight to work with and there are …

Workouts

How to Get Cut Between the Shoulders and the Biceps

Definition, or cuts, between muscles is best achieved through regularly lifting weights and performing exercises that target specific muscle sets. …

Neoliberalism - The Ideology at the Root of All Our Problems

Imagine if the people of the Soviet Union had never heard of communism. The ideology that dominates our lives has, for most of us, no name. Mention …

Tip: Build Your Shoulders with Pain and Acid

This multi-press complex is going to cause the lactic acid to flow like a river. Just what the delts need for hypertrophy. Check it out.<p>Photo Credit: …

Massage Therapy

The 15-Minute Core Workout You Can Do Anywhere

This core workout may be short on time, but it's high on intensity. Fitness instructor John Godfrey strategically builds in some rest time so you can …

Workouts

5 at-home workouts better than the gym

What you know about exercising from home is true: There are more things hindering your workout than helping it. But that doesn't mean you can't get a …

Workouts

The best chest workout in under 10 minutes

Follow the power exercise with a strength and accessory exercise superset.<p><b>Chest barbell press:</b> Set up a barbell with weights that you can do six …

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day For a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could cram in more lifting?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip doing a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p>I …

Workouts

This 30-Minute Upper Body and Abs Workout Will Get You In Surf Shape and Burn 270 Calories

Photo: Shutterstock.<p><b>Although it’s frequently overlooked, core strength is at the core of surfing.</b> You use your core to stabilize your body position …

Exercise

Ab Workouts: Our Top 10 Abs Exercises

Abdominal Hold<p>This is the sort of move that looks so wonky, you sure hope your roommate doesn't catch you doing it — unless she also gets to see you …

5 Habits to Steal From Warren Buffett

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>When the Oracle of Omaha talks, people make pilgrimages. In fact, thousands of Berkshire Hathaway …

Investing

How to Get and Stay Motivated Every Single Day

How can you be motivated if you don't know where you're headed?<p><i>How do I get motivated every single day? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Matthew Jones, life coach and personal-growth expert,</b> …

Motivation