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This Trainer Is Known as Hollywood's Secret Weapon​ | Men’s Health

The problem is most men approach training their upper half all wrong. From selecting poor exercises, not working hard enough, or totally overlooking their lower body, the consequences range from imbalances and injury, to wasted time and effort. The one thing you rarely see: the results you …

​4 Landmine Exercises That Will Chisel Your Entire Body | Men’s Health

The landmine single-leg squat will blast your abs and quads.<p>The landmine single-arm upright pivot squat to press provides some rotational core work in addition to the total-body benefits of the squat to press.<p>Finally, the landmine shuffle press will jack up your heart rate and—you guessed it—smoke …

The Ultimate Workout For Aesthetics | Men's Health

(To unlock a new level of total-body transformation, check out the new METASHRED EXTREME workout program from <i>Men’s Health</i>.)<p>Perform them as a 20-minute workout that will make you look like you spend hours in the gym.<p><b>How to Do the Aesthetics Superset</b><p>Set a timer to go off every four minutes.<p>Perform 8 …

The Fastest Way to Get Rid of a Zit

It’s so easy you can do it in your sleep<p>It’s tempting to squeeze the world’s biggest, reddest, angriest zit on your face.<p>But don’t do it. You’ll cause scarring that will last longer than the pimple itself, says Adnan Nasir, M.D., Ph.D., director of dermatology at Wake Research Associates and the …

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How to Run a 6-Minute Mile | Men's Health

“Look at milers: Unlike distance runners, they’re muscular,” Lamppa says.<p>Much of that strength comes from the training required to clock a decent time. “You need to run intervals—repeated bouts of all-out effort and rest—to target both slow- and fast-twitch muscle fibers,” says Ben Rosario, head …

Reveal Your Abs with the Belly Fat Inferno

Packed gym? No problem. All you need is a pair of kettlebells for this 22-minute sweat session

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Best Movies to Watch: 100 Must See Movies | The Art of Manliness

For whatever reason (most likely the fact that viewing is easier than reading), films don’t seem to get the same kind of cultural respect as books …

How to Do Pull-Ups [VIDEO] | The Art of Manliness

If you’re reading this in an email, click here to watch the video.<p>Want to include pull-ups in your workout routine but can’t even do just one …

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How to Make Pizza Eggs

(Check out the <i>Men’s Health</i> Instagram feed for more exciting fitness and nutrition tips.)<p>High in protein and low in carbs, pizza eggs are a staple in Gaddour’s diet. They’re super easy to make, too, so he usually whips up a pie after a tough workout as a snack or meal. (Want more easy …

5 Minute Ab Workout

It's 180 reps with no rest. Add it to the end of your workouts for an all-out assault on your abs. Fair warning: Your middle will feel the burn after only a minute or two. Speer finished in an insanely fast time of <b>5 minutes and 6 seconds</b>. How long did it take you to finish? Tell us in the comments …

The Best Pushup Workout to Build Chest Muscles

“This will help you squeeze in a lot of muscle-building work in a short period of time,” Speer says.<p>Watch the video below to give this pushup progression a try. You may not be able to complete the whole thing the first time through, but after only a few workouts, you'll notice serious improvements …

Melt Away Fat with The Metabolic Supercharge

Crank up your calorie burn and shed stubborn pounds with this full-body fat fryer<p>You have to give those last 5 to 10 pounds hanging around your middle credit: They have real staying power. Like a cold, Madonna, and hipsters, they just won’t go away.<p>But now you can kick those pigheaded pounds to the …

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Quick Full-Body Workout | Men's Health

<b>Body-Weight Squat</b><br>Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart. Lower your body as far as you can by pushing your hips back and bending your knees until your thighs are parallel to the floor. Pause, and slowly stand back up.<p><b>Judo Pushup</b><br>Begin in a pushup position but move your feet hip-width apart and …

How to Train for an Obstacle Race | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jason Fitzgerald.</i><p>Over the last five years, obstacle course races have evolved from a fringe sport to a …

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The Magician's Trick That Will Impress Her | Men's Health

We've got just the thing.<p><b>The Principle</b><br>Magicians know that audiences “see” the same things differently. “That’s because there are no absolutes for the brain,” says neuroscientist Susana Martinez-Conde, Ph.D.<p>Your mind perceives things based on context, either actual or implied. This is the basis for …

The Health Benefits of 4 Types of Running Workouts | Men's Health

Shorter intervals, for instance, increase your VO2 max (one measure of aerobic endurance), while longer sessions boost your “Qmax,” the volume of blood your heart can pump.<p>Smart (and fast) guys take advantage of four key types of training—speedwork, threshold sessions, speed-stamina workouts, and …

Simple '4-7-8' breathing trick can induce sleep in 60 seconds

A deep breathing trick can make insomniacs drop off to sleep in under one minute, a health expert has claimed.<p>The method involves making a loud whooshing noise with the mouth then holding the breath in stages.<p>Called the ‘4-7-8’ method, it has been pioneered by the US sleep expert Dr Andrew Weil who …

Workout Recovery Meals from Chain Restaurants

In general, it’s hard to go wrong with a post-workout turkey sandwich, or with grilled chicken on a salad or as an entrée.<p>Take-out sushi from a local grocery store or Asian restaurant will also work. Eight pieces of tuna sushi should give you 30 grams of protein and about 400 total calories.<p>Eggs …

How to Make Hot Wings at Home

Here to help is your new wing-man, Lauren Hirschberg, director of culinary operations for Craft Restaurants and winner of the hot wings division at the 2010 Memphis BBQ World Championships. Master his secrets to turn out trophy-worthy wings and a sauce hot enough to spike your metabolism and spank …