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10 Core Exercises to Whittle Your Waist

Lie face up on your mat and place your hands behind your head, lightly supporting it with your fingers.

The Warmup That Primes Your Chest, Back, and Shoulders For Peak Performance

Want to bench, row, press, or raise more weight with your upper body? Then find 6 minutes for this routine<p>Before your next upper-body workout, you’re going to want to do this warmup from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>It supersets bear crawl variations with exercises like the TRX face …

The 18-Minute Workout That Hits Every Last Muscle In Your Body

It’s called the Total-Body Muscle Tremor, and it lives up to its name<p>Metabolic resistance training is one of the best ways to get lean—especially if you follow a 50-10 circuit.<p>The Total-Body Muscle Tremor, shown in the video above, does just that. You have 6 movements that work your whole body. …

The Low-Impact Exercise That Activates Your Fast-Twitch Muscle Fibers

Do it for 5 minutes to burn fat, elevate your heart rate, and boost your power<p>One of the best pieces of equipment at the gym may be one you never even glance at: a low box.<p>Use it for one of these 27 Low-Box Exercises You Must Try During Your Next Workout, or do “runners,” the classic cardio drill …

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Learn about tools and products to help you on your DIY home improvement projects and repairs.<p>Google Trends knows what DIY project you want to try …

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What Adolescents Really Need From Parents

<i>Jill Suttie</i><p>As a parent of adolescents, I've often worried about their health and happiness. They seem to be under a lot of social and academic pressure, suggesting they need more guidance from me to help them get through. But how can I support their independence and autonomy while making sure they …

The Dumbbell Density Doomsday Workout

You don’t know what tough actually feels like until you try the Dumbbell Density Doomsday from the Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>When it comes to fat loss, you’ve probably heard a lot about intensity.<p>But density—intensity’s evil cousin—will help you maximize your results.<p>Density describes how much …

23 Best Productivity Hacks of the Year

Dominate with these helpful productivity tips.<p><b>1. Turn Off Alerts</b><p>It's terribly tough to get into your Zen zone when your phone is buzzing every few minutes. Depending on how chatty your phone is, you may get notifications for everything from emails to retweets. It's essential you shut these …

This Exercise Works Your Glutes, Hamstrings, and Lower Back All At Once

All you need is a bench and your body weight to do it<p>The reverse hyper works your glutes, hamstrings, and lower back all at once.<p>Unfortunately, most gyms don’t have reverse hyperextension machines.<p>But check out the video above to see <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour demonstrate how to …

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Light Your Shoulders and Abs On Fire With This At-Home Workout

All you need is an exercise partner and some floor space<p>Your swolemate might be all the gym equipment you really need.<p>In this circuit, <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Andy Speer uses his workout partner and fiancé Christina Jensen to provide resistance during a shoulder press and balance during a core …

4 Ways to Make Side Planks Less Boring

These variations make the classic exercise even more effective—and make the seconds tick by faster<p>The side plank is one of the best exercises for your core, except for one thing: It’s painfully boring.<p>Sure, it works your obliques and the other two dozen muscles in your torso, but chances are the …

50 KitchenAid Recipes That Stand, Mix, and Deliver

Monkey bread, pretzels, easy cakes, and more ways to let the stand mixer do the work. Your arms deserve a break.<p>Did you order a KitchenAid stand mixer that’s perfectly color-coordinated with the rest of your appliances? That’s nice. (Same.) But now it’s time to get even more use out of it, with …

Build Strong, Athletic Legs with Nothing More Than Your Body and a Chair

Go from chicken legs to beast mode with this 5-exercise bodyweight workout<p>Think you can only build significant size and strength in your legs with heavy weight training?<p>Then you haven’t tried this bodyweight workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p><b>Related:</b> THE 21-DAY METASHRED—an …

The One Exercise You Should Do Before Every Single Workout

It'll open up your hips, ankles, and upper back, and activate your core and glutes—all so you can perform your best<p>Warmups are important. They improve your range of motion, reduce your risk of injury, and prime your muscles so that you can perform at your absolute best.<p>But what if we told you that …

Can’t Get to the Gym Today? Try the Home Workout from Hell

You’ll do more work and burn more fat in 30 minutes than you normally do at the gym<p>Think it’s pointless to work out if you can’t make it to the gym?<p>Then you’ve never tried my Home Workout from Hell. (Note: It’s just as hellish in a hotel room.)<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY: The New Training System From <i>Men’s</i> …

The 10-Minute Workout That Will Fry Your Abs

This plank jack complex will crush calories and carve your core<p>The plank strengthens the dozens of muscles between your shoulders and hips.<p>But if you jack your feet in and out as you do it, the plank suddenly becomes so much more than just a core builder.<p>The quick movement of your feet provides a …

How to Chisel the Sexiest Muscle on the Male Physique

A shredded serratus—the muscle group that runs from your pec to your shoulder blade—screams fit. Here are the 6 best exercises to define it<p>The serratus anterior muscle may be the sexiest muscle on the male physique. This is the muscle group on the side of your rib cage that resembles shark gills …

Burpees Suck. Here’s How to Make Them Suck Even More

Thought burpees couldn’t get much harder? Wait until you try these variations<p>No one <i>likes</i> burpees. But we continue to add them to our routines because they work. They hit every last muscle in your body, they melt fat everywhere, and they force you to dig deep.<p>But they’re about to suck even more. …

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The Learn Chemistry Wiki has been shut down<p>We’ve recently made the decision to shut down the Learn Chemistry wiki.<p>To search for alternative …

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22 Kickass Bootcamp Exercises That Will Destroy Your Spare Tire

Use them to create your own high-intensity metabolic bootcamp workout<p><i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande is known in Chicago for his high-intensity metabolic bootcamp classes—and now he’s showing you how to create them, too.<p>Check out his favorite bootcamp moves in the video above. Then pick …

Want to Raise Resilient Kids? A Navy SEAL Says Always Do This

Improve your resiliency--or teach your kids to be mentally tougher--with these important practices.<p>Resilience is defined as "the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness."<p>There's no surprise that it's a characteristic of some of the world's most successful people. It's also a …

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