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Lose Belly Fat With Just Two Exercises

It's simple, but effective—and will rev your metabolism for hours afterwards<p>A while back, I asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world’s top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men’s Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged.<p>But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan …

Workouts

The Chest and Triceps Routine That's So Fast and Effective You'll Want To Do It Every Workout

This super simple superset will make your pecs and arms pop<p>If you love a good pump, you’re going to love this chest and triceps superset. It’s incredibly simple: You do as many pushups as you can, and then roll over onto your back and do chest presses—with 15- to 20-pound dumbbells—for as long as …

Fitness

The 2-Minute Routine That Will Make the Rest of Your Workout Seem Easy

This 3-exercise complex is shockingly tough<p>Get ready to go beast mode: This 3-exercise complex trains you like an animal to peel away fat fast.<p>Here’s how it works: Set a clock for two minutes. Do two bear crawls, two bear rows, and one donkey kick. Repeat (if you can) until the clock hits zero. …

Get a Great Cardio Workout without Moving Your Feet

Send your calorie burn through the roof with this stationary exercise<p>Explosive exercises like the squat jump or skater hop will increase your heart rate and skyrocket your metabolism. But they’re also tough on your joints.<p>“The ground-zero jump has all of the high-intensity, explosive qualities of a …

Exercise

This Exercise May Look Weird—but It’s Awesome

Use it to challenge your mind, muscles, and heart<p>To fully understand how to do an exercise called the “kick through,” you need to watch a demonstration. Which is good, since we’ve created one with this video.<p>But to fully understand how <i>valuable</i> it can be, you actually have to try it. Watching …

Exercise

You Don’t Need That Much Water (and Other Healthy Habits You’re Doing Wrong)

You’ve learned certain health principles that you don’t question anymore. Here are 5 you should reconsider<p>You're stuck in the stone age.<p>Sure, genetically you're 100 percent <i>Homo sapiens</i>, but some of your health habits are practically prehistoric. Everything evolves, including the research on what …

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Build Total-Body Muscle with This Brand-New Bodyweight Move

You've performed the lunge and the pushup, but you've never done them like this before<p>If you're looking for a creative way to challenge your muscles, try combining two old-school moves into one awesome new exercise.<p>The lunge to pushup works a ton of calorie-torching muscles like your glutes, quads, …

Workouts

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, …

Workouts

Power up Your Metabolism with This Explosive Exercise

Make your muscles burn and send your heart rate through the roof<p>As far as your metabolism is concerned, any exercise that hammers your lower half is money. "The muscles in your legs and your glutes are the biggest ones in your body," says Sam Stauffer, an expert coach for <b>Men's Health Thrive</b> in …

Exercise

Exercise for Beginners: How To Do A Pull-up

Pullups are hands-down the best exercise for your upper back. It could even be argued that it’s one of the best exercises for the human body. But for …

Workouts

The Best Barbell Workout

Joe Stankowski, C.P.T.

The Best Band Only Ab Workout

Ben Bruno