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9 machines you should never use—and the alternative exercises you should be doing instead

Let's be clear: Not all machines are created equal.Exercise machines were invented to provide a safe alternative to free weights, but sometimes …

Muscle

9 Next-Generation Hair Products for Men

Quit Messing Around<p>Let’s face it: Nothing makes or breaks a man’s look like his hairstyle, the first thing any woman—or future employer—will notice. …

Hair Care

Daily Session: Kettlebell Full-Body Workout

All the really ripped guys in your gym use kettlebells, so naturally you want to use them too. However, you don’t know exactly what to do with it. To …

Workouts

10 rapid-fire fat-burning workouts

Workout 1: Full-body supersets<p>Squat x 12, 12, 5, 5, 5, 3, 3, 3<p><b>Superset 1:</b><br>Flat bench press x 20, 15, 10, 8, 6<br>Pullup x failure<p><b>Superset 2:</b><br>Incline bench …

Extreme Sports

The 4-Week Kettlebell Shred Workout Program

Kettlebell training has plenty of benefits—namely strength gains, performance increases, and fat loss.<p>“Kettlebells have perfect ergonomics for key …

Mountain Biking

20 foods an athlete would never eat

1. Diet Soda<p>Athletes see each meal as an opportunity to refuel: <i>How much protein can I fit into this meal? How can I add more good fats?</i> It’s what …

Nutrition

Daily Session: Build Muscle and Burn Fat Faster

Michael Schletter, C.P.T.

The best punching bag workout

Boxers, kickboxers, and mixed martial arts fighters don’t use treadmills to get ripped. Their shredded physiques come from fight training, of which …

The 5-Move Kettlebell Workout for Muscle-Building and Fat-Loss

Take your conditioning to the next level with the single workout that does double duty. This five-move routine will build muscle in both the upper …

Exercise

7 early-morning stretches to build a better body

Tired of waking up in the morning achy or constantly tight and sluggish? Chances are you're like everyone else who skips out on stretching. To start …

Pain

Full Body Muscle and Strength Sets

Michael Schletter, C.P.T.

The Best Dumbbell Biceps Workout

C. J. Murphy, M.F.S.

The 10 Best Moves to Lose Your Love Handles

Get a Shredded Six Pack Quick

Sure, diet is the main component to having defined abs, but a little bit of work on them doesn’t hurt. Since we came to that realization, we asked …

Workouts

Rookie Mistakes: The Overhead Press

Lee Boyce, C.P.T.

The Best Medicine Ball Ab Workout

<i>101 Best Workouts Of All Time</i> is the ultimate answer to the question "What workout should I do?" No matter what equipment you have available, from a …

Workouts

5 rules of fast fat loss

Rule #1: Burn more calories than you eat<p>Weight loss is simple: if you burn more calories than you consume, you’ll drop pounds. But too many guys …