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The Writer Who Was Too Strong To Live

Jennifer Frey drank herself to death.<p>Frey’s obituary in the <i>Washington Post</i>, her last full-time employer, merely gave “multiple organ failure” as the …

Journalism

11 Hidden Spots to Enter the Underworld

A world tour of the gateways of Hell.<p>Hades. Naraka. Guinee. Xibalba. Though names may differ from one set of teachings to another, almost every …

52 Mountain Climber Variations | Men's Health

But you probably haven’t come close to trying all of these 52 mountain climber variations shown by <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour. He plays around with different tempos, body angles, directions, and equipment to challenge your core and melt serious fat.<p>If you want to use them in your …

James Harden's poor defense continues to be hilarious

The Rockets star produced another Vine-worthy moment vs. the Knicks.<p>Is James Harden frozen in time? Stuck in cement? Thanks to @andrewthehan for capturing this beautiful moment.<p>★★★<p><i>Join FanDuel to earn big money in one-week fantasy leagues. Sign-up and earn a 100% deposit bonus.</i>

Chisel Your Abs and Your Glutes With This Brand-New Move

Attack Your Abs and Your Glutes with One Genius Move<p>Hammer your front and backside at once<p>While guys spend a lot of time working their abs, they don't pay as much attention to their backside. And that's a problem because one of your body's largest and most powerful muscle groups resides there: your …

Attack Your Abs With the Sizzling 16

Your core will burn! Put your abdominal muscles to the test with this 3-move challenge<p>There's no denying that the six-pack muscles are the most popular abs muscles. But your core houses of a bunch of abdominal muscles that help stabilize, bend, and rotate your torso. This three-move challenge from …

'The Breakfast Club' Airs Audio Of Floyd Mayweather Reading Promotional Drop (LISTEN)

What started as a $750,000 challenge from rapper 50 Cent to Floyd Mayweather for the boxing champ to read one full page of a Harry Potter book out loud, has now escalated to public humiliation courtesy of Power 105’s “The Breakfast Club.”<p>On Friday, the hosts of the New York-based morning show …

The Bizarre-Looking Lunge That Builds Incredible Strength

It's tough, but you'll love the magical strength gains that come with it<p>The levitating lunge sounds like a magic trick, but it's also an incredible way to build strength and muscle in your lower body. "Keeping your back foot off the floor forces your front leg to take on more of the work than it …

The 20-Minute Body-Weight Workout That Burns an Insane Amount of Fat

"You're cramming a ton of work into a short amount of time with minimal rest, which increases the intensity and burns a ton of calories in the process, " says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., who uses this technique in his DVD <i>Bodyweight Cardio Burners.</i><p>It gets your heart rate up and keeps it there for an …

The Body-Weight Challenge That Works Every Single Muscle

How fast can you complete three rounds of this equipment-free drill? Your goal: 3:37<p>Equipment-free exercises shouldn't be saved for vacations, at-home workouts, or hotel rooms. They can be just as effective as heavy weights for building strength, says Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <b>The IMPACT!</b> …

The Fast-Paced Lunge That Hammers Your Lower Half

This isn't your standard body-weight lunge<p>One of the most basic—and one of the most effective—body-weight moves is the lunge. The classic exercise targets your glutes, quads, and hamstrings. But if you want to increase the benefits even further, try combining two lunge variations into one …

The Genius Pushup You Need to Add to Your Workout

This version will light your upper body on fire and challenge your strength<p>The Spiderman pushup is extremely tough. It involves lowering yourself into a pushup position while simultaneously bringing one knee to one elbow. Now, BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., the creator of the cutting-edge <i>Men's Health</i> DVD …

Weekend Challenge: Arms and Abs Attack

The Arms and Abs Attack!<p>Hit your beach muscles over and over again with this two-move challenge<p>We're only a few weeks into spring, but summer is right around the corner. Are you ready to go shirtless? Put your arms and abs to the test with this spider pushup and V-Up challenge from Todd Durkin, …

The Coolest Way to Do Cardio

Don't confine yourself to the treadmill or stationary bike. Make cardio fun—and challenging—with these heart-pumping, calorie-crushing bodyweight moves<p>You won't find <i>Men's Health</i> fitness advisor BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S.,slogging away on the treadmill any time soon.<p>For his cardio workouts, the trainer …

The Most Important Fat-Burning Exercise You're Not Doing | Men's Health

Here’s one of those critical moves that’ll dramatically improve your fitness and boost fat burning: the hip hinge. It could be the most important exercise that almost nobody does. “Most desk-bound Americans’ hips and glutes are extremely weak and undertrained,” says Gaddour. “Proper hip hinging …

Weekend Challenge: The Glute Gauntlet

Blast Your Lower Body with the Glute Gauntlet<p>Feel the burn with this high-rep, 2-move challenge<p>You don't have to lift weights to reach peak performance. Plyometrics—superfast explosive movements—can improve your athleticism and skyrocket your fitness to an insane level, says Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., …

The Simple Exercise Upgrade for Six-Pack Abs | Men's Health

Watch this video to learn how to do the elevated bird dog with perfect form. Then try performing this movement in a total-body circuit or as part of your core workout. Do 16 reps on each side.<p>[[video:34681]]

10-Minute Arms and Abs Workout

It sounds simple enough, but fair warning: It won't be easy. That's because you'll perform 10 different variations of the move for 10 minutes straight. Each variation will challenge your arms and abs in a new way, so your muscles never know what's coming next. (Want more variation? Get …

Three Super Fun Ab Workouts

But we've found three new core exercises that are indeed fun. Yes, they work your abs. Yes, they're effective. (Super-effective, actually.) And yes, they're hard. Yet despite this last concession, people absolutely love them. How about you? Check out these awesome moves—and have a blast, blasting …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

The Lower-Body Drill That Protects Your Knees

Enter the single-leg hurdle hop and stick. The drill teaches your leg muscles to slow down and stop on a dime, and then power back up again a second later. De Wispelaere recommends performing the drill in between your sets of lower-body exercises during your workout.<p>Ready to try it? Check out the …

The Bear Crawl

You'll Never Believe the Weird Exercise That Sculpts Your Core<p>You probably haven't done this move since you were young, but it works<p>Crawling probably isn't part of your regular core routine, but it should be. "The bear crawl strengthens your midsection and improves your ability to stabilize your …

Thrive: Body Saw

Upgrade Your Abs Routine with One Move<p>Your core workout is about to get a heck of a lot better<p>On a daily basis, your core's main job is to stabilize your spine. The many muscles between your hips and your shoulders hold you steady while you stand, sit, mow the lawn, carry groceries, do pushups, or …

Weekend Challenge: 60-Second Scorcher

And the best part: This challenge requires no equipment and very little space. That means you can do it anywhere—even at the neighborhood barbecue. Who knows? Maybe it is a party trick after all.<p>Ready to try it? Watch the video above to see how to perform the single-leg hip hinge with perfect form. …

Exercise of the Week: Cross-Body Pushup

Turn Your Pushup into the Ultimate Abs Exercise<p>One simple twist to this classic exercise will light up your obliques and rock your core<p>A regular pushup works your upper body and core. Rotating your leg underneath you as you lower to the floor turns the move into a complete abs blaster. "The …

The Best Leg Workout You Can Do without Weights

You don’t need barbells and dumbbells to make your legs scream. Attack your big lower-body muscles with this do-anywhere high-intensity circuit<p>The largest muscles in your body are in your legs, so you want to work them hard. But you don’t always need a heavy barbell or pair of dumbbells to truly …

Workouts

Exercise of the Week: Bodyweight Chop

You've Never Done an Abs Move Like This<p>Want to blast your abs from all angles? Then start chopping<p>The body-weight chop may not look like an abs exercise, but it's one of the best ways to carve your core. "Just like a plank, your torso must stay rigid and straight," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., …

How to Master the Single-Side Bird Dog

But you should start training your middle this way. "Almost every movement in daily life involves core stability," says Stauffer. “The better yours is, the stronger you'll be in everything you do. Plus, if you don’t have it, you’re likely to overcompensate with your lower back, which can contribute …

Build a Better Body With Just Two Moves

Build a Better Body with Just 2 Moves<p>Sculpt lean muscle, boost your explosiveness, and increase your metabolism by tapping into the power of plyometric training<p>Plyometric exercises aren't just fun, they can transform your body. "Exercises that involve hopping and jumping hit your fast-twitch …