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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

World’s most bizarre natural phenomena

From Australia’s bubblegum-pink lake to a blood-red waterfall in Antarctica, these seven destinations are some of the world’s strangest sights.<p>Majestic mountains and sparkling seas always attract travellers – but sometimes nature has a bigger trick up her sleeve. To track down some of the world’s …

Nature

10 Artists Who Create Striking Geometric Tattoos Spanning the Body

Geometric shapes are the building blocks of our world, and their brilliant simplicity makes them a popular choice for tattoos. Their historical …

Body Art

Your favourite US national parks – and how to visit them

This week's winning entry<p>A taste of the Old West in Big Bend<p>Big Bend National Park in Texas is well off the tourist trail, unheard-of by many Americans and miles from the nearest settlement. It is a green desert landscape, dotted with exotic vegetation that thrives in a dry climate. Century plants …

Asia's underrated places: 9 great travel attractions | CNN Travel

Travel

The Super-Easy Trick to Make Steak More Tender

All you have to do is stick your meat in here<p>Here’s a juicy secret: Freezing and thawing strip steak before you cook it can make it more tender, finds a new study from Kansas City University.<p>Freezing may cause muscle fibers to swell and rupture, resulting in improved tenderness, says study author …

The 200-Rep Butt and Gut Workout | Men's Health

The butterfly situp targets your six pack and loosens your groin, he says, while the butterfly hipup activates your glutes and mobilizes your hip rotators.<p>When you pair them together, you get a butt and gut bodyweight combo that’s tough to beat. Give it a shot with the 200-rep workout shown in the …

The Dead-Stop Workout

Put on the brakes to accelerate your gains<p>One of the fastest ways to increase your gains: Stop.<p>Adding a dead stop to an exercise eliminates the stretch reflex, or the rubber-band-like tendency of your muscles and connective tissues that helps power you through movements, explains <i>Men’s Health</i> …

The 16 Best Stretches For Men | Men's Health

The 16 Most Important Stretches a Man Can Do<p>These are the “Sweet 16 of Stretches.” The best of the best. Try them during your next workout<p>There’s no way around it: Mobility training is a must if you want to perform at your peak and stay injury-free for the long haul.<p>But if you’re like most men, …

The Bodyweight Row You Can Do With a Partner | Men's Health

But there’s one major downfall: It’s difficult to work your back without a pullup bar or weights.<p><i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Andy Speer found a solution, though. The next time you work out sans equipment with a partner—your buddy, sibling, wife—try the swolemate row.<p>It works your lats when you …

The Elevated Lunge Series | Men's Health

<b>Elevated Front Lunge</b><br>1. When you lunge forward from a low box, your quads must work harder to decelerate your body weight. <br>2. Your inner quad takes on a large majority of the load as your front foot hits the floor. The stronger this muscle is, the more stable your knee joint. <br>3. You’ll build power …

Attack Your Abs With Muay Thai Knee Strikes | Men's Health

You can do them with just your body weight, or you can add a dumbbell, medicine ball, or landmine to increase the intensity, he says.<p>Watch Gaddour demonstrate knee strikes in the video above. Do sets of 10 to 20 reps on both sides. Or you can go all-out for 30 to 60 seconds, resting 15 seconds …

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.

The 5-Minute Maxout Workout

The Maxout Workout is intense, but extremely efficient<p>Five minutes? That’s it?<p>Trust us, you don’t want to go for longer than that.<p>Follow-along with <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande in the workout shown above. Each minute, you’ll attack a different part of your body with two separate …

Exercise

Complete Beginner's Guide To Doing Perfect Squats

Squats are one of the most beneficial full-body exercises out there. If you’ve never done a squat before or never achieved the results that you …

17 Rocky Mountain Adventures To Take In This Lifetime

For purple mountain majesties...<p><i>Update: A previous version of this post incorrectly stated that #12 was the Blue Lake near Telluride.</i>

The 7 Biggest Mistakes Travelers Make at Machu Picchu

Simon Willis<p>Don't you dare try to make this trek hung over.<p>Like getting drunk on pisco sours at 8,000 feet.<p>When visiting one of the most spectacular …

20 Muscle-Building Monkey Bar Exercises For a Killer Bodyweight Workout

They don’t call it a jungle gym for nothing. Jon Hinds, owner of the Monkey Bar Gym, says monkey bars are one of the most effective and versatile …

Workouts

15. Martyrs

During the 00s, watching a horror movie at your local multiplex was (to paraphrase Julian Rathbone) like wading through a stew with not much meat and …

Horror

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

<i>By Michael Beck, GQ.</i><p>Getty Images<p>It sounds like a bad infomercial: Get ripped in less time! We're conditioned to believe that jaw-dropping, body-transforming results are achieved only by putting in the hours. But if you've been adhering to the muscle-isolating back-and-bi, chest-and-tri gospel, the …

Top 10 beach hotels and campsites on New Zealand’s North Island

These guesthouses, apartments and pitches, all £100 or less, make the most of New Zealand’s stunning landscapes and beautiful beaches<p>Top 10 hotels and B&Bs on South Island, New Zealand<p>Although the geysers at Rotorua and lunar landscape of Tongariro tempt many visitors inland, New Zealand’s North …

New Zealand

Did You Know You Can Perform CPR On Dogs? Here's How

We all love our pets and do our best to take care of them. We take them to the vet, buy them tasty dog food, give them medicine when they’re sick, …

Dog Food

A nation of Earth's most unearthly places[1]

The United States is a country of otherworldly world wonders.<p>Nearly as many people visit its national parks annually as live in the nation-for good …

Top 7 Dumbbells Only Exercises for Big Shoulders

If a pair of dumbbells is all you have, it’s good enough to get done an intense workout for your shoulders. You can hit the muscles hard enough and …

Workouts

The Best Books of 2015 for Gifting. . . and Hoarding

Look no further for the perfect book for the holidays—for yourself, for your dad, or for someone you’ve never even met.<p>More impressive (or at least, <i>weighty</i>) than a gift card, and less basic than gym socks (thanks, Nana!), the book as a gift is making a comeback. This is the year of the book. Why?</i> …

Books

10 Best (And 5 Worst!) Movies of 2015

The Year's Best Films

14 Great Gifts For Your Geeky Guy Friends

Buying gifts for geek guys (with “geek” herein used in the most loving way possible, meaning someone who’s really into the thing they like) can be tough.<p>Ask us what we want, and we usually say “Eh, I don’t know”.<p>Fortunately, we have a bunch of geek guys on staff. Geeks of all shapes, sizes, and …

In defence of airline food

Sometimes, you have to admit that you will never be popular. That people do not like you. That you are one of life’s ugly ducklings, forever condemned to be sneered at in the street, ignored by those you would seek to impress, and called names by all the cool kids.<p>Income tax can count itself among …

19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life

"I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life."<p>*The following books were banned by the user's town, school, or library.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

Books