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10 Ways to Actually Make That Running Resolution a Reality

For years, I made a New Year's resolution to run. I generally made it out the door for a few miles on Jan. 1, but the first time it snowed on a day I intended to run, I'd crawl back in bed and promise myself I'd try again when the weather warmed up. The Spring season of fun 5Ks and half-marathons …

4 Sprint Workouts That’ll Increase Your Speed

Plus, why picking up the pace is so important to improving your performance.<p>Here’s the thing about running: If you don’t ever run fast, you’re never going to get faster. So if you’re trying to improve your running performance—even if it’s just to get those miles over with more quickly—then you need …

Marathons

A Standing Ab Workout You Can Do at Your Desk, Thanks to Jeanette Jenkins

Whoever said you needed a mat and open space in the gym to do a workout was seriously mistaken. Celebrity trainer and fitness extraordinaire Jeanette Jenkins proves that you need nothing more than a desire for flat abs. In her latest Instagram post, she shares a standing ab workout that can be done …

The 16-Minute Postrun Yoga Sequence Your Tight Muscles Are Begging For

Stretching before a run is a big no-no, so after you come inside or hop off the treadmill, there's no better time to hit the floor and move through a few yoga poses. This yoga sequence has your tight hamstrings, hips, quads, lower back, and shoulders in mind.<p>Move through this 16-pose sequence on …

This 20-Minute Routine is the Laziest (but Most Effective) Workout Ever | Inc.com

Maybe you don't have time to exercise. Or, maybe instead of logging some miles on the treadmill, you tend to use your spare minutes shopping online or wasting time on Facebook. Whatever your excuse, you know that exercise will make you a better person. For one thing, when you're fit, you're more …

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The Simple Way You Can Lose One Inch of Belly Fat in Just 7 Minutes

To nail down the secret to a six-pack, researchers assigned 29 adults (who did not exercise regularly) to two groups. Half of the subjects completed …

Here's How the 'Justice League' Cast Got in Superhero Shape

Ben Affleck, Jason Momoa, and Ray Fisher revealed their on-set workout secrets<p>As far as superhero franchises go, the <i>Justice League</i> may be the biggest, baddest, and fittest cast around.<p>During a recent sit down with <i>E! News</i>, cast members Ben Affleck, Jason Momoa, and Ray Fisher—Batman, Aquaman, and …

Justice League

The Butt Workout That Will Vanquish Your Dad Bod

"Essentially, a strong ass will help camouflage that Dad Bod by keeping you from distending your belly, and helping you stand up straight.”<p>A nice, …

Skinny Jeans

An absolute beginner’s guide to running for women

It's easier than you'd think to get started with our absolute beginner's guide to running for women.<p>Trainers<p>To start running you will need shoes …

​You Only Need a Pair of Dumbbells For This Grueling 20-Minute Workout | Men’s Health

For your first minute (let’s call it Minute A), you’re going to focus on your legs. Hit 10 squats holding the weights in your hands in a neutral grip. Then it’s immediately onto 10 jump squats (weights down, please). Finish your minute with 10 pulses—like little squats, closer to the ground. “If …

4 Practical Tips For Powering Through A Long Run

Let’s face it: training for a long distance race is hard. The long runs, the amount of time you invest, the toll on your body…some days it seems like …

Marathons

13 Bottoms-Up Kettlebell Exercises That Build Shoulder Strength and Stability

Chances are, if you’ve used kettlebells before, you know how to swing 'em, which uh, gets a little boring after awhile. So how can you switch things …

Workouts

The 5 best exercises for your body, according to a Harvard professor of medicine

Running not included.<p>The best exercise for your body is a hotly-disputed topic, but now I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School has waded in with five recommendations. And some of them are fairly surprising, given that running doesn't appear in the line-up at all.<p>The …

A 30-Minute Running HIIT Workout to Speed Up Weight Loss

HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workouts have gotten a lot of attention lately because they're one of the best workouts for losing weight and shedding belly fat. A HIIT workout mixes shorts bursts of activity with even shorter rest periods.<p>Here's a very basic HIIT running workout that can …

How To Use a Foam Roller To Roll Out Your IT Band

Lauren Williams shows us how to use a foam roller to massage and stretch the IT band and hip muscles. Simply face the side and rest your upper thigh …

4 Beginner Tips For Lifting Weights, Straight From a Trainer

For someone who has never lifted weights before, the gym can be a scary place. I remember what it was like when I first started weightlifting; I was so <i>nervous</i> about everything. I had no idea what dumbbells to use or which exercises to do, and I felt like everyone was looking at me (they weren't). …

Follow These Three Steps To Perfect Your Running Form

Photo: ShutterstockThe great thing about running is that just about anyone can do it. No special equipment or specialized training is needed. You …

Marathons

All You Need Is 1 Dumbbell For These 20 Intense, Muscle-Building Moves

Get in an amazing workout by incorporating these unique strength-training moves — they only use one dumbbell. Some of these exercises work both sides of the body at once, while others target one side at a time, which may reveal to you which parts of your body are weakest. This will help to …

Workouts

The Exact Diet and Fitness Plan I Followed the Month Before My Wedding

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Cardio<p>How to Lose Weight For Your Wedding<p>The Exact Diet and Fitness Plan I Followed the Month Before My Wedding<p>Shares<p>Every …

Fitness

Which Training Plan Is The Right One For You?

It can be intimidating to start running, especially if you’re not sure which training program to choose. These five plans offer something different …

Marathons

Science says you should exercise *this* much to prevent depression

There are wide-ranging treatments for depression—including meditation and medication—but, according to science, your weekly sweat sesh might be able …

Should You Run Twice A Day?

Look at 100 different training logs from elite road and track racers, and one unifying factor will stick out: most of them are running twice a day, …

It’s time to reject the tyranny of the marathon. Running 26 miles just isn't that good for you

So, you didn’t get a slot in the London marathon. Or maybe you did, in which case go and read an article about how to prepare for it, because this one’s only going to upset you.<p>Everyone else – don’t worry. Firstly, you’re not alone: a record 386,050 people applied this year, of which only about …

Marathons

​The One Kettlebell Move That Will Work Your Entire Body | Men’s Health

Now, onto figure eights—you will need to utilize the power of your core, hamstring flexibility, and overall coordination to pass the weight along. As with any ballistic kettlebell movement, you aren't handling the weight under constant tension (like how you would with a Turkish getup). Rather, you …

9 Feel-Good Stretches That Will Loosen Your Tight Hips

Shakira once said, "Hips don't lie," and she kind of has a point. When you feel like your hips are tight, it's almost impossible to ignore the pain …

The Minimalist's Strength Workout

Like most athletes who would rather be outdoors running, riding, swimming, or hiking, I don’t set aside much time for the gym. Yet I fully realize the importance of building general strength and mobility—not just to support my outdoor activities, but also for everyday health and fitness. I’d like …

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It's All in the Hips

Foot strike, the darling of minimalism, is overrated. Good form starts with the pelvis and the glutes.<p>Watch a video of Kenenisa Bekele winning a 5,000m or 10,000m, and it is quickly apparent that he and the rest of the world-class pack with him are doing something different from what most of us do …

30 ways to get stronger and leaner

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of ‘Men’s Fitness,’ we present our 30 top tips for turning yourself into a lean, mean, brawny machine.<p>1. Throw your …

Muscle

This 40-Minute Treadmill Workout Will Help You Run Faster and Go Longer

Push your endurance, raise your heart rate, and rev your metabolism with this interval treadmill run. Since it's a ladder run, with the speed intervals increasing in duration as the workout progresses, it will help fight belly fat, too. To keep your legs and lungs challenged, we've added some …

Can you really lose your belly fat with just 15 minutes of HIIT a day? Yes.

Belly fat is one of those things that tend to plague certain people their entire lives, like tax returns and awful relatives.<p>But what if I told you …

Fitness