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Tip: Strong Glutes, Healthy Back

You already do the hip thrust for glutes. Now try it like this to spare your back and really build your backside.<p>Add the feet-elevated hip thrust to …

​12 Great Exercises That Fix Your Crappy Posture | Men’s Health

Incorporating regular static stretches into your everyday life will help stretch and lengthen muscles that can become tight as a result of excessive cell phone use, Matthews says. So consider adding these stretches to your morning routine after your shower, when your muscles are warmed up.<p><b>Reverse</b> …

Tip: Start Leg Day With This Movement

This warm-up drill will make your hips and joints feel awesome and it'll prepare your muscles for the big lifts to come.<p>Lunges are one of the best …

Workouts

3 Essential Exercises for the Over 40 Crowd

This year I turn 47 years old. It’s pretty hard for me to get my head around this number, when deep down inside I still feel like I'm in my 20s—but …

Why the Goblet Squat Is the Most Important Lower-Body Exercise For Men | Men’s Health

From my experience training thousands of men ranging from elite special operations soldiers and NFL all-stars to busy accountants, I’ve found that the goblet squat is perhaps the most important lower-body exercise to master.<p>It’s simple and requires just one weight. Done correctly, it hammers your …

How to run: everything you need to know

Whether you are new to running or want to improve your pace, here’s how to get going<p>Why I run: ‘It’s painful, repetitive, boring. And afterwards, you’re fully alive’<p>Running is a fantastic way to get fit. You don’t need much kit, you can do it anywhere (within reason) and it’s available to you all …

Exercise

8 of the best free workouts on YouTube

Who says you need an expensive gym membership to get fit?<p>If you're looking to get fit, but the cost of a gym membership is putting you off and you …

Exercise

You’ll Want To Add This Lunge To The Beginning of Every Workout

It’s especially good if you’ve got tight hips.<p>Alyssa Zolna<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Low lateral lunge</b>: This is a great warmup move—it increases hip mobility and loosens up …

It's All in the Hip: 5 Steps to Fixing Movement Dysfunction

<b>We need stability in much the same way that we need air.</b> We need to supply oxygen in the right amounts, at the right times, and according to the …

Best core exercises you're not doing...but should

Everyone wants to wear the fitness badge of honour – a six pack. The good news is that everyone has it; it’s just hidden beneath all the fat. The bad …

Foam rolling: 5-minute routine to stretch your body

Foam rolling, also called self-myofascial release, is performed using a cylindrical piece of foam. There are many different ways you can use a foam roller, all of which are intended to release muscle tightness and tension, increase blood flow and increase your range of motion.<p>Foam rolling is one of …

This Simple Tip Has Turned Me Into A Way Better Runner

A few weeks ago, I had the best run of my life. It was my once-a-week three-mile route from my NYC apartment to Washington Square Park and back. But …

10 Drills to Improve Your Full-Body Flexibility

In my last article, I discussed how you can begin to understand your movement limitations by establishing your flexibility and mobility in five …

The Secrets of Gymnastic Strength Training, Part Two — Home Equipment, Weighted Stretches, and Muscle-Ups

<b>“Achieving the extraordinary is not a linear process.”</b> – Christopher SommerThis is another jam-packed episode with Coach Chris Sommer …

Michael Jordan

The 2-Move Rubber Legs Workout | Men's Health

The heel kick after the drop split squat doesn’t just look cool, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour. It also forces your hip through full range-of-motion for better glute activation. You may never do a drop split squat without one again.<p>Directions: Perform the drop split squat to heel …

The Killer 8-Minute Kettlebell Workout

In a world of hollow fitness promises, getting a great workout in less than 10 minutes may seem dubious. But we can guarantee that at the end of this …

Workouts

7 Ways to Improve Flexibility

1 of 8<p>AKM-GSI<p>Maximize Your Lifting Ability<p>If you consider touching your toes as a farfetched fantasy that will never come to fruition, know this: The …

Exercise

Improve Your Deadlift and Squat With Shin Box Switches | Men's Health

And, besides all that, it just feels really good.<p>Perform 10 to 20 reps before your next lower-body workout, or just do 2 to 5 minutes of the move while you watch TV at night.

Post-run Yoga Routine

After a run is a great time to do yoga because you’re already warmed up. You can skip the sun salutations and other movements used to warm the body …

Yoga

The Specifics: 6 unique moves for a stronger core and ripped abs

Cut, jacked, ripped, diced, and shredded.<p>Those are just some of the words people will be using to describe your mid-section after a few weeks of …

5 muscle-shocking methods you forgot all about

9 Measures of Health That Actually Matter<p>Josh Brolin Got Jacked for ‘Deadpool 2’—and Here’s the Photo to Prove It<p>7 Agonizing 2-minute Workouts for a …

Workouts

Top 20 Bodyweight Circuits For Rapid Fat Loss

The most effective way to burn fat is a sound diet.<p>Period.<p>The second way (and close in effectiveness) is circuit training. Circuit training will suck …

Body Fat

The Bodyweight Workout That Builds Strong Legs

Anthony J. Yeung, C.S.C.S.

The New World Of Saving And Investing For Retirement

Saving more money ranks up there just behind losing weight as a leading New Year’s resolution for Americans each January. As a nation, we seem to struggle to achieve either goal. As an incentive to setting and reaching the savings objective, I recommend a just-published book, <i>Falling Short: The</i> …

Retirement

The 30 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Men

When you walk into a crowded gym and every single bench and machine is taken by a bigger, stronger guy—or, worse yet, by that guy doing curls in the …

Workouts

5 flexibility marks every man should hit

When it comes to desired physical characteristics, flexibility falls down the priority list, as most guys would much rather have killer abs and …

Workouts

Fasting - You're Doing It Wrong

Recently I posted an article asking the question Is There a Dark Side to Intermittent Fasting? In that article I covered why I initially used daily …

Five Functional Exercises You Need to Master

The Fit 5: Core Power

For all of our fans who shoot us questions on our Facebook page, this one is for you. Each week, we will tap into our pool of editors and experts to …

Top 10 Yoga Poses for Men

1. Mountain (Tadasana)<p><b>What it does:</b> Simple but effective, mountain pose builds a solid foundation for all other standing poses. It strengthens and …