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10 Cardio Exercises That Burn More Calories than Running

You don’t need to spend your whole life jogging to incinerate fat.

Exercise

13 Genius Gymnastics Moves You Should Be Doing

No pommel horse or high bar needed<p>Even if you have no desire to flip on a high bar or launch yourself over a pommel horse, you need to try these 13 gymnastics moves.<p><b>Related:</b> THE 21-DAY METASHRED—an At-Home Body-Shredding Program That Strips Away Fat and Reveals Lean, Hard Muscle<p>The bodyweight …

How to Do a Sidekick | Kickboxing Lessons

How to Do a Roundhouse Kick | Kickboxing Lessons

Bodyweight Shoulder Workout (NO GYM…NO PROBLEM!!)

Home Chest Workout (NO WEIGHTS ALLOWED!!)

Best Way to do Pushups (FOR A BIGGER CHEST!)

COMPLETE CHEST WORKOUT - 5 Chest Exercises (JACKED!)

3 Moves, 5 Rounds, One Core-Crushing Workout

What do you get when you pair the plankup, pushup, and hollow-body pump? This 360-degree core workout<p><i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour calls this 3-exercise circuit “tummy time.” In reality, however, it works so much more than just your tummy; It hammers your entire core—the dozens of …

8 Best Bodyweight Exercises to Hit Every Muscle

Making a list of the best exercises is quite difficult because it’s not so simple to pinpoint just a few that are better than others. The things is …

The 5-Minute Workout That’s So Tough We Call It a ‘Death Set’

Calories won’t survive these 5-minute workouts. Will you?<p>This 5-minute workout will bring you to your knees.<p>Unlike the average strength training session where you spend about 15 to 30 seconds working at a time, this routine requires you to work 5 minutes straight. That’s why I call it a “Death Set.”<p>…

The All-New Indoor Cardio Workout That Revs Your Metabolism

Fry fat fast with this 10- to 20-minute bodyweight workout<p>You could ski or trail run for your next winter cardio workout.<p>Or you can avoid the cold altogether and do this indoor equipment-free workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.<p>The split jack mimics cross-country skiing, and …

6 Ways to Make the Skater Jump Even Better

Just jumping side to side? Here’s how to upgrade this old-school cardio exercise<p>You’ve probably always done the skater jump the same exact way: side to side, as fast as possible.<p>But making some small tweaks to the way you perform the cardio exercise can spur fat loss, improve agility, build …

The Ultimate Boxing Workout Plan to Get Lean and Fit

Artiga Photo / Getty<p>Artiga Photo / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 7 days<p><b>Exercises</b> 22<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>In the real world, boxers are some of the leanest, most well-trained …

Four Basic Boxing Punches

Heavy Bag Boxing Drills - The 30-30-30

20 Minute Heavy Bag Workout

The Dip Pushup

Whether you’re paying extra attention to your pecs or just want to mix a more challenging move into your upper body workout, the dip pushup is the …

16 Crazy Pullup Variations (YOU VS. THE BAR!!)

7 Most Explosive Home Exercises (BODYWEIGHT!)

10 Unconventional Workout Tools That Really Work

In a world where vibrating ab belts, treadmill bikes, and shake weights all had their time in the spotlight, it’s hard to tell whether a strange …

Burpees Suck. Here’s How to Make Them Suck Even More

Thought burpees couldn’t get much harder? Wait until you try these variations<p>No one <i>likes</i> burpees. But we continue to add them to our routines because they work. They hit every last muscle in your body, they melt fat everywhere, and they force you to dig deep.<p>But they’re about to suck even more. …

22 Kickass Bootcamp Exercises That Will Destroy Your Spare Tire

Use them to create your own high-intensity metabolic bootcamp workout<p><i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande is known in Chicago for his high-intensity metabolic bootcamp classes—and now he’s showing you how to create them, too.<p>Check out his favorite bootcamp moves in the video above. Then pick …

The Cardio Workout That Gives You an Epic Arm Pump

No weights involved!<p>I’m a big fan of battle ropes. They’re an incredible and unique low-impact cardio and metabolic workout.<p>And now, a recent study suggests that repeated bouts of fast rope waves can improve upper-body muscular endurance, ultimately increasing the total number of pushups you can do.<p>…

Screw the Gym! Do This Lower-Body Workout Anytime, Anywhere

This iso squat challenge will hammer your glutes and quads for as long as you can take it<p>This iso squat ladder challenge pits you against gravity.<p>By adding an extended pause during the toughest part of the squat—the bottom—you intensify the exercise without adding weights. The isometric hold …

Here's the workout Michael B. Jordan used to get in insane shape for his boxing movie, 'Creed'

But the "Rocky" franchise brought it up another level. The physiques of Carl Weathers as Apollo Creed and Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa (who by the third film looks ridiculously cut) was the inspiration for many during the exercise craze in the late 1970s to early '80s.<p>Now the bar has been …

Build Strong, Athletic Legs with Nothing More Than Your Body and a Chair

Go from chicken legs to beast mode with this 5-exercise bodyweight workout<p>Think you can only build significant size and strength in your legs with heavy weight training?<p>Then you haven’t tried this bodyweight workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p><b>Related:</b> THE 21-DAY METASHRED—an …

It’ll Hurt to Laugh after You Do This Toes-to-Bar Challenge

Hammer every muscle between your shoulders and knees with this 100-rep core workout<p>My training motto: The hardest path leads to the greatest reward.<p>And this 100-rep toes-to-bar challenge is hard. Absurdly hard.<p>It’ll challenge you physically and mentally. It’ll make your abs scream, and cause you to …

The Do-Anywhere Zero-Excuse Bodyweight Burner

It only takes 12 minutes to complete, and it'll chisel, stretch, and challenge your muscles<p>Excuses beget more excuses—especially when it comes to skipping a sweat session.<p>It’s proven by science: Missing just one workout increases your odds of missing another (and another) by 61 percent, according …

Muscle

You’ve Never Done a 7-Minute Abs Workout Like This Before

Get ready to feel the burn throughout your core the entire time<p>One of the best ways to score a chiseled core: crawl.<p>This abs workout consists entirely of bear crawl variations. It’s called a “flow complex,” says <i>Men’s Health</i> B.J. Gaddour.<p>So you’ll do one version of the movement—for example, a bear …