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5 Bodybuilding Techniques That Have Stood the Test Of Time

Supersize your gains with these tricks of the trade<p>Professional bodybuilders look like testosterone incarnate. Their arms are the circumference of an average man’s thighs. They have 10-pack cobblestone abs.<p>And when they strike a crab pose, their striated muscles and bulging veins look like a Boston …

7 Easy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters, DETAILS</i><p><i>(photo: Eric Ray Davidson)</i><p>While marathon sweat sessions can certainly kick your metabolism into high gear, there's a faster, better way to rev up your fat-burning potential. Below are seven seriously simple moves that will slash through more calories than minutes.<p>"Your …

Eat These 5 Foods to Lose 5 Pounds

Easiest meal plan ever?<p>Want to lose five pounds the healthy way? All you need to do is pick up these five simple ingredients on your next trip to the grocery store and incorporate them into your daily meal plan.<p><b>1. Whole Chicken</b>Its juicy, iron-rich dark and low-fat white meats mean lots of options …

The six mistakes derailing your health and fitness goals

There is nothing worse than working hard and still not succeeding. It is one thing not to reach your health and wellness goals if you are eating fries every day and skipping workouts, but it is extremely frustrating to give it your all and strike out.<p>Believe me, I get it. I have broken down in …

Weight Loss

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3 Eating Rules Bodybuilders Use

<b>Never Skip Breakfast</b>It's the most important meal of the day for building and maintaining muscle, says Jose Antonio, Ph.D., CEO of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. The longer you go without eating after you wake up, the longer your body remains in fasting mode, making it more likely …

Muscle Foods for Men

Men's Health cover model Gregg Avedon shows you what he eats every day<p>When I began training and competing in bodybuilding contests, I realized that my diet was my best edge on the competition. Over the years, I've learned which foods accelerate or slow my gains. I think the right nutritional …

Is Creatine Safe?

Learn the science of the misunderstood supplement<p>Creatine increases your body's ability to produce energy rapidly, which helps you train harder and more often, leading to faster results and stronger muscles.<p>But many weight lifters still wonder: Is creatine safe?<p>That's where <i>Men's Health</i> nutrition …

Try the 'Punisher' Pushup

Chisel your chest, sculpt your shoulders, and attack your abs with this terrible trifecta<p>It's a move called the punisher pushup—and it lives up to its name because it will make your muscles beg for mercy. "It's a combination of three exercises that hit your shoulders, arms, and core, but in …

The Most Overrated Triceps Exercise

Kick this old-school move to the curb in favor of a muscle-building alternative<p>Some exercises like the squat, deadlift, pullup, and pushup stand the test of time. Others quickly go extinct because they cause injury or they’re just plain ridiculous. (Think: single-leg barbell squats on a Bosu ball.) …

Melt Away Fat with The Metabolic Supercharge

Crank up your calorie burn and shed stubborn pounds with this full-body fat fryer<p>You have to give those last 5 to 10 pounds hanging around your middle credit: They have real staying power. Like a cold, Madonna, and hipsters, they just won’t go away.<p>But now you can kick those pigheaded pounds to the …

The 10 Best Exercises For a Flat Belly

Sculpt your abs and blast away the belly flab that covers them with these moves

The best bodyweight workout of all time

Shutterstock<p>Shutterstock<p><b>Duration</b> 20<p><b>Exercises</b> 3-5<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>Ever wonder how guys who exclusively work out on monkey bars get so ripped? This …

Workouts

14 foods to kick out of the kitchen forever

Hitting the grocery store every week isn’t easy when you’re swamped with work, the gym, friends, family—the list goes on. That’s why it’s even more …

The Perfect Workout

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3 Stupid Things You Do at the Gym

Are you guilty of these muscle mistakes?<p>I usually reserve the word "stupid" for things like wrestling an adult grizzly bear or sticking your finger in an electrical socket. But, unfortunately, there are lots of stupid things happening at gyms across America, too.<p>Now, I don't like to pass judgment …

The small habits that improve your business

When you're starting a business as a young entrepreneur, it seems like there are an infinite number of tasks to juggle. That's why it's so important to stay on top of the details, no matter how tiny or tedious. Small changes, like reducing the amount of time you spend each day managing e-mail or …

25 Artists You Need To Start Listening To In 2015

2015 should be an amazing year for music. Between expected releases from Kendrick Lamar, Modest Mouse, Kanye West, Radiohead, Drake, Adele, Chance The Rapper, Frank Ocean, James Blake and Fleetwood Mac, to name but a select few, this year should make up for the lack of impact albums that marked …

10 Powerful Ways to 10X Your Performance Starting Right Now

Future-proof yourself, fearlessly innovate, and succeed despite uncertainty.<p>There's a term you've probably heard used a lot in business lately--10X--stepping up your performance from good to truly great. While I'm not sure where the term 10X originally came from, the good news is that it applies to …

Self-improvement

7 Ways to Stay Motivated and Accomplish Anything

Motivation comes--and it goes. Here's how to hold onto it, even when things get tough.<p>Does the start of a New Year renew your energy and motivation to achieve change? For most it does, but let's face it, no matter how driven you are, there will be times when your energy and commitment will ebb. …

Motivation

The Muscle Matrix Workout

French Artist Turns Everyday Objects Into Playful Characters

With a creative eye, the casual observer can espy characters or faces in the everyday objects all around us. French artist Gilbert Legrand takes this …

Add Muscle All Over

Joe Stankowski, C.P.T.

The Best Anytime Workout

Joe Stankowski , C.P.T.

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11 Undeniable Rules of Fitness

Fitness advice, diets, training programs and fads come and go. But there are a few keys to success that are time-tested, well-worn, and never fail. …

The 30 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Men

When you walk into a crowded gym and every single bench and machine is taken by a bigger, stronger guy—or, worse yet, by that guy doing curls in the …