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The EMOM Workout That Pumps Up Your Arms and Hikes Up Your Heart Rate

Here’s how to get your cardio and arm workouts done at the same time<p>Enter the “cardio gun show.” This EMOM (every minute on the minute) will hike up your heart rate and pump up your arms.<p>You’ll alternate between two movement: jumping rope and the curl to overhead press.<p><b>Related:</b> Build Your Best Body …

The 21-Day MetaShred Will Strip Away Fat and Reveal Lean, Hard Muscle

This program ignites your metabolism, torches fat, and builds the body you’ve always wanted<p>I’ve been training clients and working on my own body for the past 15 years. I once was a pudgy 275 pounds and wore 44-inch pants. Today I’m a ripped 225 and slip into 32-inch jeans.<p>I tried every fat-loss …

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3 Superset Workouts That Will Melt Away the Fat Covering Your Abs

Kick your spare tire to the curb with these calorie-torching exercise combos<p>You’ve probably done supersets before.<p>A superset is when you pair together two exercises, and do them back-to-back with little to no rest. They’re typically classified as competitive or non-competitive.<p>Competitive supersets …

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The 20-Minute Kettlebell Shred

With one kettlebell and enough room to swing it, you can get an awesome metabolic workout<p>A new study in the <i>Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research</i> shows that the length of workouts doesn’t matter. The Danish researchers compared nine shorter sessions to three longer ones, and found absolutely …

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The Quad Quake Workout

This triple-threat, three-exercise circuit pumps up your thighs, jacks up your heart rate, and incinerates your belly<p>The quadriceps are your body’s biggest muscles, and when you work them in concert with your glutes and hamstrings, you hit more than 50 percent of your body’s total muscle mass.<p>It …

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Discover the Workout We Call ‘Psychotic Shoulders’

Use this 5-exercise complex to build insanely strong and stable shoulders<p>I call this routine Psychotic Shoulders. It's insanely hard, and you have to be a little unhinged to enjoy it.<p>It’s a 5-move complex that blends strength and power exercises with extended stability moves. The torturous mix …

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The Bodybuilding Superset That Packs on Serious Upper-Body Muscle

Here’s how to achieve an epic chest and back pump<p>If you want to get bigger up top, then you need to stick with the basics: the pushup and the bent-over row.<p>This push-pull pairing is a classic bodybuilding technique that has withstood the test of time.<p><b>Related:</b> Try the Anarchy Workout—One Guy Lost 18 …

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The Phenomenal Fat-Burning Swing-and-Squat Workout

This power couple will light your muscles on fire<p>Barack and Michelle, Jay-Z and Beyoncé, and Bill and Melinda are some of our favorite power couples.<p>But now <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour wants to add a new duo to the list: the swing and the squat.<p>“In their own right, the swing and the …

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How to Do 100 Deadlifts Non-Stop

This variation of the strongman move promotes serious fat loss and muscle growth<p>Ever watch a Strongman competition on TV? It starts with huge guys picking up something super heavy from the floor. They deadlift.<p>And that’s exactly what I want you to do today. But I’m not talking about your standard …

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The 10-Minute Workout That Will Fry Your Abs

This plank jack complex will crush calories and carve your core<p>The plank strengthens the dozens of muscles between your shoulders and hips.<p>But if you jack your feet in and out as you do it, the plank suddenly becomes so much more than just a core builder.<p>The quick movement of your feet provides a …

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50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

From ice palaces in Canada to underwater rooms in Africa, we've come up with 50 of the world's most incredible hotels that will take any vacation to the next level.<p>Here's our ultimate bucket list of 50 hotels everyone should stay in at least once in their lives.<p><i>Did we miss your dream hotel? Let us</i> …

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The Awesome Exercise That’s Missing from Your Back Workout

It chisels your upper and mid back, and builds solid shoulders<p>When it comes to go-to back exercises, the row, pullup, and pulldown probably make up your short list.<p>But we’d like to add the TRX row to overhead press to your inventory.<p><b>Related:</b> The Anarchy Workout From <i>Men’s Health</i>: 2 Dumbells, 30 …

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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 …

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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 …

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2 Moves That Build Stronger, Bigger, More Athletic Legs

Do these exercises at the end of your workout to score wheels of steel<p>When it comes to building your lower body, your go-to movements are probably the squat and the deadlift.<p>But <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour suggests thinking outside the rack.<p><b>Related:</b> THE 21-DAY METASHRED From <i>Men’s</i> …

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The 16 Best Workout Moves To Burn Fat

These moves will absolutely torch your fat.<p>If you're asking around your gym about the best way to work out to burn fat, someone will inevitably point you to an open corner and tell you to do one single move until you drop (and can't jump back up again): Burpees.<p>The full-body exercise might just be …

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