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The Quick No-Crunch Abs Workout

Do them back-to-back with as little rest as possible. That’s 1 round. Do 3 total. Your goal: <b>5 minutes.</b><p>The four movements work every muscle head to toe, but they call for a blend of core stability and powerful contraction.<p>That means your abs are working the entire time, says Durkin. So go hard and …

Get Hollywood Abs

1. Sleep 10 hours a night.<br>2. Eat 1,800 to 2,000 calories a day.<br>3. Train as hard as you can in the time available (up to three hours a day for some!)
 .<p>It looks easy on paper. But survey that list and honestly note what you can’t—or <i>won’t</i>—do. Sleeping that much is going to cut into your “must-see” …

The 4-Minute Metabolism Booster

Rev your calorie-burning furnace with this lower-body weekend challenge<p>When it comes to revving your metabolism, one move reigns king. "The squat burns more calories per rep than almost any other exercise because it hits a lot of muscles, particularly big ones like you glutes, hamstrings, and …

26 Ways to Feed Your Body for Results

Instead, whatever your goal—packing on muscle, going the distance, or losing that gut—you have to think long-term. “Sports nutrition is all about many factors adding up over time.” In other words, think marathon, not sprint.<p>So even though there’s nothing that will make you an instant athlete (or …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

10-Minute Arms and Abs Workout

It sounds simple enough, but fair warning: It won't be easy. That's because you'll perform 10 different variations of the move for 10 minutes straight. Each variation will challenge your arms and abs in a new way, so your muscles never know what's coming next. (Want more variation? Get …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …