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The Best Home-Based Tools for Self Myofascial Release

Self-myofascial release sounds like a complicated subject, doesn't it? And while everything that has to do with the body can get pretty complicated, …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

This Heavy Kettlebell Workout Will Give You Serious Strength Gains

Up your strength-training game with these exercises that are especially effective when using a heavier kettlebell.<p>By now, you're probably training …

Workouts

15 of the best kettlebell exercises of all time

Brittany Smith Today Kettlebells make your gym and home workouts exponentially better. We could also say they make your workouts <i>easier</i>, but that's …

Exercise

98 guaranteed ways to lose weight

98 guaranteed ways to lose weight<p>While you’ve been trying your best to keep up with your New Year resolutions, losing weight easily yet effectively …

Core strength is key to flexibility, stability

Sure, it’s nice to have six-pack abs. They look marvelous and they may even be useful if you’re a linebacker or an actor with a starring role in the …

Workouts

15 Minutes and a Kettlebell Are All you Need for a Great Workout

Sometimes we just don’t have the time or resources for a complete workout. But it’s easy to make the most out of an ill-equipped gym space or being …

Workouts

This 20-Minute Kettlebell Workout Will Hammer Every Single Muscle​ | Men’s Health

(Get dozens of free workouts on your phone with the FREE <i>Men’s Health</i> App. Download it here.)<p><b>Directions:</b> Perform the exercises below in the order listed.<p>1. Kettlebell split switch curl to press, 60 seconds.<p>2. Kettlebell staggered kneeling single-arm clean and press to elbow to floor, 30 seconds per …

Meditation Is Exactly What Your Workout Routine Is Missing

Here are six exercises to get you started.<p>Fitness comes down to two simple things: 1) doing what helps you, and 2) not doing what hurts you. Most active people are great at the first part—they lift weights, do cardio, wear ultra stretchy T-shirts, etc.—but aren't great at the second.<p>So, what hurts …

Workouts

Using Your Brain for Knee Injury Rehabilitation

It might not be all in your knee.<p>It might also be partially in your brain.<p>That’s a new theory on knee rehabilitation that is being studied by medical …

The Farmer’s Walk: A humble exercise that everyone should do

For an enthusiastic people-watcher such as myself, Friday nights are the ideal time to observe human behaviour in all of its glory, specifically that of the Gym Bro. Watching their rituals – how they primp and pose while getting their pump on before hittin' da club in a haze of testosterone and Axe …

Health

4 Simple Yet Effective Lower Back Stretches

Daily activities which require prolonged sitting or heavy lifting can put excess strain on your back. Over time, this can increase the risk of injury …

How to lose weight fast with one-exercise workouts

The first exercise you do in a workout produces the majority of your results. The remaining moves will either enhance the benefits or hold you …

Workouts

How do I lose weight but maintain – and gain – muscle?

<b>Question</b><p>I'm a 40-year-old male who needs to lose 20 pounds. I've cut my calorie intake and I am working out five days a week – a mix of cardio and free weights. How much protein do I need to eat to maintain muscle – even gain a little – while I lose body fat?<p><b>Answer</b><p>To lose body fat and maintain …

Nutrition

Kettlebell Cardio and Strength Total Body Exercises

Turkish Get Up<p>The Turkish get-up is one of the more unusual kettlebell exercises, but excellent for the entire body. By holding the weight over the …

Workouts

6 Essential Stretches to Reduce Back Pain

Low back pain can have many causes, including tight or weak back, ab or core muscles, muscle sprains or strains, or a herniated disc. This stretching …

The Dumbbell Density Doomsday Workout | Men's Health

Density describes how much work you’ll accomplish in a given period of time. The more work you do in the same number of minutes, the more fat you’ll demolish and the greater your metabolic boost.<p>Take the workout shown in the video above. I call it the Dumbbell Density Doomsday. It only consists of …

An Easy 6-Day Plan to Lose 10 Pounds

Get the motivation you need to slim down and stick with it.<p>If you could design your dream diet, what would it include? Lots of variety so meals and snacks never get boring? Plenty of treats? A day to cheat a little? Well, we hear you — and we've worked all that into our program. Follow this easy …

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How to Do a Rear-Foot-Elevated Hip Hinge | Men's Health

But Gaddour has a hack for that: By anchoring one foot on a bench, you’ll get just enough help balancing to allow you to load up the exercise.<p>You’ll build more strength in your glutes, hamstrings, and the entire back of your body by adding dumbbells or a barbell. But since you’re not putting any …

Top 10 Best Exercises to Do at Home without Any Equipment

Gym is great, it’s not only there to keep you fit, it’s a lifestyle and even a social experience. But at the end of the day, the results of training …

Workouts

The 15-Minute Workout That Leaves You Sweaty, Sore, and Tired | Men's Health

In fact, a 30-second sprint is enough to increase your level of growth hormone by 530 percent. A high-intensity workout filled with fast-paced moves can keep your metabolism cranking for up to 24 hours.<p>And you don’t even need weights to get the effect. Take this lightning-fast metabolic complex …

The 7 Stretches Everyone Should Be Able to Do

Most workouts involve a mix of strength and cardio. Maybe you do a dynamic warm-up, then a total-body workout or a quick HIIT routine, and <i>possibly</i> a …

Yoga

3 Mindfulness Practices That Blow Meditation Out Of The Water

Michael Singer, author of <i>The Surrender Experiment</i>, tells the story of a conversation he had when he was a young man. At a pause in the conversation, …

The 11 Moves That Help Athletes Get Better with Age

Among the most important things an athlete can do to preserve fitness for years to come is avoid injuries. Sprains, tears, and broken bones can resurface as nagging aches or weaknesses as you get older, preventing you from pushing yourself with the kind of high-intensity interval training that’s so …

Workouts

The Workout That Burns More Calories Than Sprinting | Men's Health

Men who performed the four-move kettlebell workout shown in the video above not only crushed more calories but also taxed their lungs more than when they did repeated sprints on a stationary bike for 12 minutes.<p>“Plus, the workout is safe and results in less overall physical strain,” notes study …

Top 10 Best Exercises to Do at Home with No Equipment

While weight training is perfect to get whatever fitness results you want – losing fat, gaining muscle or keeping fit – the required equipment isn’t …

Workouts

10 workouts you can do with 2 dumbbells

A component of many great resistance training programs, dumbbells are an undeniably effective training tool. Aside from helping you build strength …

Here's Why You Can Never Lose Your Spare Tire | Men's Health

My friend is that guy who polishes off those last wings you didn’t eat, orders an appetizer with every meal, and comes back from hitting the head at the ballgame with a dark lager and a 12” Philly Cheesesteak.<p>About a year ago he decided he wanted to slim down. So he went paleo. Adios chips, …

The Right Way to Do the McGill Curlup | Men's Health

The guy seemed friendly enough, and when I struck up a conversation he told me a trainer had shown him the exercise at some point in the semi-distant past. He wasn’t surprised to learn he was no longer doing it correctly.<p>So I gave him a few tips, he thanked me, and I would’ve forgotten all about it …