This classic bodybuilding exercise is an oldie but a goodie One of the best ways to make your muscles grow is to slowly stretch them under load, says Men’s Health Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S.
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Reinvigorate your quads with this effective mobility drill It’s easy to ignore lower-body mobility exercises—after all, they don’t build muscle or burn fat. They also aren’t usually the most pleasant to
The majority of men will fail this simple fitness test. Here’s how to pass it Can you bring your knee to your chest without rounding your back? A lot of guys can’t. That’s the result of a weak psoas, muscle
Take this advice from a trainer who’s genetically predisposed to tiny calves Sure, calf raises are effective for building your calves. But donkey calf raises—a tweaked version of the classic move—work
Hit your front and back with this circuit from the Men’s Health Fitness Director Attack your abs and your lats with this core routine. Your lats are considered a part of your core because they assist stabilizing
Use a variety of pulling angles and grips to build a bigger back Pullups, rows, and pulldowns are the best ways to work your back. But if you do the same classic pulls every time, you won’t see gains.
Holy chesticle Tuesday! This pec bodybuilding routine will chisel your chest with a triset of flys, presses, and pushups. It uses three unique angles so you can target your upper, mid, and lower pecs.
It’s one of the best ways to spur muscle growth in your biceps and triceps Ditch the dumbbells and barbell once in a while. Incorporating a mix of training tools into your arm workouts provides a unique
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Pencil this in for your next leg day Put this on your to-do list for next leg day. The triple squat stack uses three different squat variations to hit your hips, glutes, and quads. You’ll hold the dumbbells
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These are the “Sweet 16 of Stretches.” The best of the best. Try them during your next workout There’s no way around it: Mobility training is a must if you want to perform at your peak and stay injury-free
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3 exercises, 3 rounds, the ultimate abs burn You have to try this core-shaking threesome. (We’re talking about the abs workout shown in the video above . . . What did you think it was?) Designed by Gideon
Because you can't PR every single day The other day, I felt like crap but had heavy deadlifts on the menu. I did my first warmup set of 10 reps and I knew right away that it would not be my best pulling
If you’re skipping this movement, you’re missing out on huge gains Make sure to include the bodyweight lunge in your next leg workout. Just yawn? We get it. The classic exercise isn’t the most exciting
No bench pressing required Can you build an impressive chest without going near a bench press? Definitely. You just need to add this complex from Men’s Health Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour to your routine.
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Your shoulders, chest, arms, and abs won’t know what hit them There are more ways to do pushups than just about any other exercise, which means your mind and muscles will never get bored. But if you need
Here’s how to hammer your biceps and triceps with a band and kettlebell The curl and the kickback are two of the most popular arm exercises. During this 10-minute workout, you’ll perform both—but not ways
Do these exercises at the end of your workout to score wheels of steel When it comes to building your lower body, your go-to movements are probably the squat and the deadlift. But Men’s Health Fitness