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The Right Way to Do the Burpee

Here’s everything you need to know to own the ultimate fat-fryer: burpees<p>When it comes to fat loss, the best exercises are movements that can be done anywhere and that work a ton of muscle groups at once. One of my favorites: the burpee. It’s tough, it’s efficient, and if done right, it can …

The Super Shake That Helps You Build Muscle Faster

You can’t bulk up if you’re not giving your body the right nutrition. Add these protein shakes to your diet and you’ll see results<p>Putting on muscle is simple in theory: lift weights and take in more calories than you burn.<p>But in reality, it’s an arduous process. You have to diligently follow a …

Add Muscle, Subtract Fat: The Clean Bulk That Works

1 of 9<p>MRBIG_PHOTOGRAPHY / Getty<p>Nutrition<p>This is where the clean bulk is won or lost. “Diet is 80% of fat loss and some form of training is the other …

The Lean Muscle Diet

Ignore the trendy, complex diet plans designed to shrink your wallet and not your gut. To build the body you've always wanted, live like you already have it<p>When men set out to lose weight, they usually start at the wrong place. They pick a popular diet; <i>any</i> diet, it doesn't matter which one. Most …

The Top 40 Muscle for Life Articles of 2014

Another year has blinked by and as this is the season to reflect on what has passed and will come, a “best of 2014” post seemed in order.<p>I reviewed …

Banish Your Belly BEFORE the Holidays

Drop pounds before the ball drops to get ahead of the game in 2015<p>The last few weeks of 2014 will be filled with family, friends, and festivities—but especially food. Rather than kick off the New Year carrying a belly like Santa’s, you should charge full speed into the holiday-eating season by …

The Muscle-Building Standards: Build Huge Legs

The Standards are bare-bones muscle building tactics. Straight sets, moderate rest, and traditional exercises.<p><b>THE LEG WORKOUT:</b><p><b>1. Barbell squat</b><br>3-5 …

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The Bodyweight Exercise That Will Make Your Muscles Scream

Enhance your gym performance by tweaking this classic movement<p>There are plenty of ways to get bodyweight exercises—like the split squat—to make your muscles burn without performing dozens of reps. One method: Extend your range of motion.<p>"By dropping deeper into a move you instantly make it harder, …

The Best Stretch for Every Body Part

When it comes to getting the most out of your workout, you have to care for the muscles that heave all of those heavy weights, too<p>When you think of flexibility, it's likely that the first things that come to mind are touching your toes, or stretching your hamstrings. Unfortunately, those are often …

Recipe: Solyanka

Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add pancetta, chorizo and smoked meat. Sauté for 2 to 3 minutes or until the meat begins to produce fat. Add onion and carrot and sauté for 2 minutes or until tender. Remove meat and vegetables to a bowl with a slotted spoon. Discard fat.<p>Place stock into a …

25 exercises you've never tried in your life

Maybe you’ve been working out forever. You’ve got your workout routines down, and at this point it’s just getting it in and getting out. But at some …

The Most Effective Cardio Workout for Your Body

Use this technique to get the workout it needs<p>What if your workout gave your body exactly what it needed? And what if you could clearly measure the results, and even get instant feedback?<p>Well, you’d probably get better, faster.<p>You can do all that—including the “get better, faster” part—with heart …

What to Do if Squats Make Your Knees Hurt

Squats get a bad rap as knee killers. Here’s how to make the move joint-friendly so you can enjoy the muscle-building benefits without the pain<p>Whenever someone mentions that squatting hurts their knees, I ask them to show me how they squat.<p>Ninety-nine percent of the time, a small piece of my soul …

Enhance Your Athleticism with This Fast-Paced Lunge

Light up your legs and lungs with this simple—but effective!—exercise<p>How often do you see someone on the court or the field taking exaggerated, controlled lunging steps like you do in the gym? Almost never.<p>Improve your athleticism by adding the hinging lunge to your workout routine. "The hinging …

Three Body Weaknesses and How to Fix Them

Sean Hyson, C.S.C.S.

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

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The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

3 Crazy-Fun Ab Exercises

Crush your next ab workout with these moves<p>One sentence you aren't likely to hear: "Those crunches were so much fun!"<p>In fact, you'll rarely hear that kind of declaration with any exercise. Which is too bad, for plenty of reasons.<p>But we've found three new core exercises that are indeed fun. Yes, …

5 Muscle-Building Summer Salad Recipes

Most men wouldn’t categorize salad as a muscle-building meal—unless, of course, it’s plated next to a 12-ounce steak. You might consider it as a …

Common Rookie Squat Mistakes and How to Fix Them

The barbell back squat trains every muscle group, not just the legs. What’s more, squatting regularly can help release hormones needed for muscle …

The Most Important Fat-Burning Exercise You're Not Doing

“I was once a fat dude with bad knees, then I experienced the awesome power of bodyweight training to shed weight and build a lean, strong body,” says BJ Gaddour, CSCS, who <i>Men’s Health</i> magazine calls “one of fittest men of all time.”<p>Gaddour says almost anyone can become as lean and fit as he is by …