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This 5-minute flow strengthens your core and your confidence

Quickie workouts are great for giving you a swift full-body burn—but with this core-building sequence, you may just find it strengthens your …

5 Next-Level Exercises to Break Your Boring Fitness Routine

The key is learning new workout vocabulary.<p><i>Squat. Pushup. Lunge. Plank.</i> You know what these are. But if these are <i>all</i> you know, it's time to add new workout vocabulary to your repertoire. New words mean new moves, new tools, and most importantly, new results. If you're stuck in a plateau or itching …

Workouts

Ultra-High Performance Training

Phil Campbell, the author of <i>Sprint 8 Cardio Protocol</i>, is an exercise physiologist who specializes in speed training. Three decades ago he started experimenting with his own personal training regimen on a high intensity interval training (HIIT) program in order to improve upon anything else then …

Exercise

Strong Legs, Big Round Butts

5 Exercises To Build Both<p>If you want to get stronger overall, increase leg size, and improve your big lifts, the lunge is non-negotiable. It ought to …

Workouts

45 Outstanding Light Gray Suit Ideas - Show Off Your Style

• shares<p>Light gray is one of the popular colors in warmer climates. Also when it comes to fashion, there is nothing that beats a light gray suit. These …

A Quick 5-Move Total Body Workout Routine

<i>This article originally appeared in the December 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>Here's a quick 5-move total body workout that you can do basically anywhere, …

The bodybuilder's viscious leg day workout

1. Barbell Squat 4 x 8 rest 90 sec<br>2. Plie Squat 4 x 10 rest 60 sec<br>3. Barbell Romanian Deadlift 4 x 8 rest 90 sec<br>4. Dumbbell Lying Hamstring Curl 3 x …

Workouts

The Single-Leg Kettlebell Swap Is the Most Important Exercise You're Not Doing

Improving foot, ankle and hip function is something I work on quite extensively with my athletes and clients. One exercise I use on a consistent …

The 500-Rep Unloaded Barbell Challenge | Men's Health

<b>Related:</b> THE 21-DAY METASHRED—an All-New Body-Shredding Fitness and Diet Program From <i>Men’s Health</i><p>1. Hip thrust<br>2. Floor press<br>3. Zercher squat<br>4. Bent-over row<br>5. Overhead press<br>6. Biceps curl<br>7. Alternating forward lunge<br>8. High pull<br>9. Power punch<br>10. Pogo hop<p>Time how long the workout takes you. Progress …

Hyperandrogenism and women vs women vs men in sport: A Q&A with Joanna Harper | The Science of Sport

Below you will find what I think is a fascinating, exhaustive interview on hyperandrogenism in female athletes with Joanna Harper, who you will meet …

Turn Rest Days Into Growth Days

How to Train Smarter and Rest Harder<p>The Reason You're Not Getting Better<p>The way you handle your off days can greatly affect your ability to build …

12 Exercises to Sculpt Stronger, Leaner Legs

1 of 7<p>EDGAR ARTIGA<p>Lean, Shapely Legs<p>Here's one way to make leg day even better: supersize it. “Reciprocal supersets increase training density, …

'Magic' Mirror Reveals Body Changes As You Get Fit

A new body-scanning mirror could soon have you asking, "Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fittest of them all?" But unlike the magic mirror from …

The Majority of Americans Are Unhealthy, Scientists Say

Here's something that will not shock you: Scientists say the four basic behaviors that constitute a "healthy lifestyle" are a good diet, moderate exercise, a recommend body fat percentage, and not smoking. Check these four boxes and you're protecting yourself against heart disease, cancer, and type …

What Are Triglycerides?

Triglycerides are a type of fat found in the blood. They are the most common type of fat in the body. Triglycerides are necessary for health but in …

5. Evil Dead Trap (1988)

Leave it to the Japanese, the only filmmakers more flamboyant than the Italians, to make a sick and twisted movie that starts out like a …

Ta-Nehisi Coates promises 'dramatic upheaval' in new Black Panther comic series

National Book award winner will use Marvel comic to pose questions about leadership and rebellions from pre-colonial Africa to the present day<p>The National Book award-winning writer Ta-Nehisi Coates says his forthcoming Black Panther comic is inspired by “the very real history of society”, from …

Black Panther

50 Little Things Making You Fatter and Fatter

We all know the saying "Don't sweat the small stuff," but sometimes small actions can majorly influence how things play out—especially when it comes …

Nutrition

Why Trash Talking Sugary Food Makes You Want It Even More

When you were a kid and your mom told you not to touch something, what was the first thing you wanted to do? Touch it, right? Now apply that theory …

4 Things You Must Do to Achieve 7% Body Fat

If it’s a flat belly, a better all-around diet, and a stronger heart you’re after this year, we’ve got you covered. But if you’ve got an even bigger …

Nutrition

The 20-Minute Cardio Workout All Lifters Will Love | Men's Health

I don’t enjoy it, and I’m not good at it. You’ll never see my slogging away on the treadmill or going out for a jog.<p>One thing you <i>will</i> see me doing: sprints.<p>They boost your aerobic capacity, and you don’t have to be built like a marathoner to do them. You can be a huge, muscular beast like yours …

10 Best Horror Movies of 2015

From meta-slasher flicks to creepy body-horror parables, the year's high points of scares<p>It was an interesting year for horror. For a long time, …

Horror

How to Do the Top 8 Back Exercises

Here's what you need to know...<p>Back training improves posture and fixes imbalances to improve performance in the squat, deadlift, and bench …

Workouts

Why You Should Start EMOM Training | Men's Health

But it’s actually just the opposite.<p>My routines and prescriptions keep getting simpler and simpler. Some of my best workouts often feature only a single move and use very straightforward set, rep, and rest structures.<p>(Check out Gaddour’s cutting-edge fitness DVD, <i>Get Back in Shape</i>, for three intense …

The 14 Toughest Ways to Plank

Harden Your Abs. Supercharge Your Planks.<p>Planks. Can something so boring actually be worthwhile? Done properly, they have potential. They strengthen …

Workouts

Jim Stoppani's Top 3 Exercise Tweaks For More Muscle!

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> Jim Stoppani, PhD <b><br>Occupation:</b> Creator of JYM Supplement Science, fitness coach and consultant <b><br>Website:</b> www.jimstoppani.com/<p>When it …

Workouts

A 20-Minute Daily Exercise Plan for People Too Busy to Work Out

You lead busy a life, and finding time to stay healthy is tough. Fortunately, all you need is 20 minutes of exercise per day to get fit. If you don't …

5 Keys To Metabolic Conditioning

1. What metcons are and are NOT. Metabolic conditioning or “metcon” refers to conditioning exercises intended to increase the storage and delivery of …

Metabolism