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The workout plan to get back to basics

Erik Isakson/Getty Images<p>Erik Isakson/Getty Images<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 1-4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Strength isn’t a goal as much as it is a habit. Practice it …

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The Best Weight Training For Your Body Type

<b>By Myprotein Writer Paul Jowsey</b><p>Designing a work out plan for <i>your</i> fitness goals needs more consideration than just copying your athlete friend or that …

4 Important Personal Habits for a More Productive Life

Let's be real: productivity is difficult. You get motivated, you set goals, you put systems and routines in place... but reality doesn't seem to …

The 6 Secrets to Transforming Your Legs—and Ultimately Your Whole Body

Use this as motivation to never skip leg day again!<p>About a year ago, I decided to fully dedicate myself to transforming my legs. Which might sound funny, given that I’m the Fitness Director of <i>Men’s Health</i>.<p>But let me give you some context: Here at <i>MH</i>, I specialize in making fitness videos. In fact, …

11 Things I Learned from 20 Years of Lifting

Here are some surprising training do’s and don’ts from a leading exercise physiologist and strength coach<p><i>This story was originally published on</i> DeanSomerset.com<i>, the website of</i> <i>Dean Somerset, a personal trainer and exercise physiologist from Edmonton, Alberta Canada. His clientele ranges from joint</i> …

How to Weight-Train for Your Body Type: Ectomorph, Mesomorph, Endomorph

mihailomilovanovic/Getty ImagesThe human body can be broken into three distinct body types: <b>ectomorphs</b>, <b>endomorphs</b>, and <b>mesomorphs</b>. Everyone falls into …

The 30 Best Moves for Your Biceps

You could make every day arm day with this killer biceps-focused list of moves.<p>If you're just as focused on your appearance as building strength and mass — and there's nothing wrong with that — there's no better place to start than your biceps. The muscles are composed of a long and short head, …

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How to Trigger Size Gains Every Workout

An Advanced Full-Body Workout Plan<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Three things cause muscles to grow: mechanical tension, metabolic stress, and muscle …

Use Kettlebells to Get in Fighting Shape

<b>The kettlebell rules when it comes to developing strength endurance.</b> While the barbell rules for maximal strength development, the kettlebell is king …

The best 30-minute chest workout

man-pushup-chest-1280.jpg<p>Colin Anderson / Getty<p>Colin Anderson / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 8-9<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Guys love to train their chests. So much …

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8 Habits Everyone Should Take Up In Their 30s

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

10 Mind-Blowing TED Talks On How To Be Confident, Gorgeous- And A Better Person

1. Your Body Language Influences the Way You Feel<p>In this video, social Psychologist Amy Cuddy discusses research that shows how body language shapes …

8 Subconscious Behaviors That Are Keeping You From Having the Life You Want

Here are eight of the daily behaviors and unconscious habits that are keeping you from the life you really want.<p>Every generation has a "monoculture" of sorts, a governing pattern or system of beliefs that people unconsciously accept as "truth." It's easy to identify the monoculture of Germany in …

5 Anti-Aging Benefits Of Yoga

Yoga slows the aging process by gradually improving key factors in your physical health. Here are five reasons why you should consider not only …

Can't Sit Still? 3 Styles Of Meditation To Help You Develop A Habit

It is said that the Buddha gave 84,000 different kinds of teachings to meet the needs of every kind of being. In the same spirit, an individually …

5 Keys to Quieting Your Busy Mind

Take back control, one breath at a time.<p>The morning I was to go on a short business trip, my client and friend Barb Schmidt, the author of <i>The Practice: Simple Tools for Managing Stress</i>, <i>Finding Inner Peace, and Uncovering Happiness,</i> shared her TEDx talk with me called, "Is This Seat Taken?"<p>In Barb's …

The Best Way to Target Your Pecs during a Pushup

This simple tweak to the classic exercise will help build a massive chest<p>The pushup is an effective way to hit your entire upper body. But if you really want to make your pecs pop, change up your hand positions.<p>During a standard pushup—when your hands are directly beneath your shoulders—your …

Ab Challenge: 5 Planks to Sculpt Your Core

[caption id="attachment_49200" align="alignnone" width="620"] Photo: Pond5[/caption]Holding a plank can seem like an eternity sometimes. Time slows …

Build Bigger Biceps with Just One Simple Exercise

One exercise, five different recipes for smoking guns<p>When it comes to zeroing in on your biceps, there’s probably no better exercise than the old-school curl. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t tweak the movement.<p>In fact, making small alterations to the way you curl the weight can lead to bigger …

16 Tips for Living a Happy Life Starting Right Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It doesn’t matter your age, how much money you have in your bank account, your marital status or what you do for a living, we all want to be more successful in our lives. Of course, defining success is different for each us, but here are …

8 Great Muscle-Shaping Movements

1 of 9<p>There are some trainers/gurus/science-geeks that say you cannot do a thing about the shape of your muscles, as this is 100% genetically …

The Strength Program That Will Get You the Best Results of Your Life

It's the simplest way to maximize your gains<p>Tamio "Tommy" Kono, the legendary Olympic weightlifting champion and Mr. Universe, has an interesting way of looking at training. Imagine you have a test tube filled with your workout ability, he says. Each time you train, you should spill out just a …

4 TUT Moves for Massive Pecs

To persuade a stubborn pair of pecs to grow, you’ll need to put some more pressure on them. This means increasing their time under tension (TUT)—the …

The Top 10 Exercises for Building Muscle and Strength

1 of 10<p>James Michelfelder<p>1. Bench Press<p>Main Muscles Worked: Pectorals/Anterior Deltoids/Triceps<p>*Quick Tip: For maximum stimulation of the chest, …

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Healthy Recipes: 5 Muscle-Building Breakfasts

How many times have you heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day? Not to sound like a broken record, but it is. What you eat in the …

Sculpt Broad Shoulders With Just Your Body Weight

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German Volume Training: Build More Size in 6 Weeks

<b>Duration</b> 4 days<p><b>Exercises</b> 8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If you’re searching for the ultimate workout program to achieve massive muscular growth, look no …

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