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Sculpt Your Abs with 3 Exercises | Men's Health

What makes the hollow body so effective? "It's a combination of movements that targets the same set of muscles in your core," he explains. "But each movement is slightly different <i>and</i> more challenging to enhance the endurance of your abs, make them stronger, and most importantly, make them …

How to Get a Great Workout at a Cheap Gym

Hint: You can also take Gaddour's tips home or on the road, too.<p><b>1. Head for the Dumbbells</b><p>"Free weights will provide a more effective and functional total-body workout than machines because they'll allow you to maximize your body's ability for movement," says Gaddour. Rigid machines, on the other …

5 Ways to Blast Your Abs—During Your Warmup

Ignite a burn in your six-pack that will sizzle through your entire workout<p>When you feel pressed for time at the gym, it’s tempting to skip your warmup and jump right into the tough stuff. Don’t.<p>“First and foremost, your warmup is important because it’s a chance to wake up your muscles so you can …

5 Effective Networking Strategies in the Digital Age

Networking will forever be the lifeblood of a professional’s career. No matter how old you are, what year it is and what technology is used, networking will continue to affect an individual’s professional growth, in addition to skillset and experience.<p>Not to mention, networking can help you land a …

Content Marketing: How to Surpass 90% of the Field in 90 Days

<i>Barry Feldman is a content marketing consultant, copywriter, social media advisor and more. This post originally appeared on his blog, Feldman Creative.</i><p>Sorry. I’ve been toting this one around in my pack for a while now and haven’t yet shared it with you. Here you go, the most effective content …

Chisel Your Abs and Your Glutes With This Brand-New Move

Attack Your Abs and Your Glutes with One Genius Move<p>Hammer your front and backside at once<p>While guys spend a lot of time working their abs, they don't pay as much attention to their backside. And that's a problem because one of your body's largest and most powerful muscle groups resides there: your …

Attack Your Abs With the Sizzling 16

Your core will burn! Put your abdominal muscles to the test with this 3-move challenge<p>There's no denying that the six-pack muscles are the most popular abs muscles. But your core houses of a bunch of abdominal muscles that help stabilize, bend, and rotate your torso. This three-move challenge from …

3 Moves That Test Your Core Strength

Find out how strong your midsection is with this middle-blasting weekend challenge<p>Your core is made up of more than just your abs. The many muscles between your hips and shoulders stabilize your spine and allow your torso to rotate and bend. "If you want to be stronger in everything you do, you …

The 10-Second Trick That Will Help You Lift More Weight

Having trouble nailing the single-leg deadlift? Try this trick today<p>The single-leg deadlift is one of the best exercises you can add to your workout, but it's advanced. "In a proper single-leg deadlift, your pelvis stays parallel to the floor as you bend at your hips and extend the other foot …

Exercise of the Week: Cross-Body Pushup

Turn Your Pushup into the Ultimate Abs Exercise<p>One simple twist to this classic exercise will light up your obliques and rock your core<p>A regular pushup works your upper body and core. Rotating your leg underneath you as you lower to the floor turns the move into a complete abs blaster. "The …

3 Ways to Sculpt a Rock-Hard Butt She'll Want to Grab

Want a desirable derrière? Use these exercises to hit your glutes from every direction<p>Sitting all day can cause your glutes to grow weak and your butt to sag—and that's a turnoff for the ladies. Unfortunately, reshaping your backside isn't as simple as getting out of your chair and squatting more, …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Three Super Fun Ab Workouts

But we've found three new core exercises that are indeed fun. Yes, they work your abs. Yes, they're effective. (Super-effective, actually.) And yes, they're hard. Yet despite this last concession, people absolutely love them. How about you? Check out these awesome moves—and have a blast, blasting …

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 …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

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 …

19+ Actionable Hours of Expertise That'll Teach You to Build & Launch Money-Making iOS Apps!

<b>Learning To Program In Objective C & Xcode For iOS 7</b><p>Learn Essential Programming Languages For Both iOS Devices & Mac OS X Systems<p>PROGRAM BOTH MOBILE …

31 Farmer's Carries

[[video:34766]]<p>Gaddour recommends hauling 75 to 100 percent of your bodyweight for 30 seconds or 25 yards to start. After you nail one variation, try your hand at another, trickier version of the exercise. If that's too difficult, choose a lighter load, but walk for 60 seconds or 50 yards. Perform …

The Move That Makes Your Belly Disappear

Carve a V-shaped torso with this two-in-one, back-blasting exercise<p>Building your back can make you appear slimmer, even if you haven't lost an inch around your middle. Your largest back muscles—the latissimus dorsi—start on the lower half of your back and attach to the inside of your upper arms, …

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8 Ways Tech Has Completely Rewired Our Brains

Technology has altered human physiology. It makes us think differently, feel differently, even dream differently. It affects our memory, attention …

Emotion in Marketing: How Our Brains Decide What's Shareable

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog and has been republished with permission.</i><p>Every day it seems like we feel hundreds of different emotions – each nuanced and specific to the physical and social situations we find ourselves in.<p>According to science, it’s not that complicated by a long …

Google slashes Google Drive storage pricing, offers 1TB for $9.99

Google is cutting the monthly cost of extra storage for Google Drive today. Users always receive 15GB for free, but they can now jump up to 100GB for $1.99, down from the previous price of $4.99. Perhaps the most appealing option is the 1TB tier, which has fallen from $49.99 each month all the way …

Exercise of the Week: Lateral Dumbbell Raise

The Move That Chisels Perfect Shoulders<p>Sculpt a set of rock-solid shoulders with this underrated upper-body exercise<p>Every guy wants a pair of shoulders that look like boulders. Unfortunately, most men skip the lateral dumbbell raise, which is one of the best moves for sculpting them. "Lifting …

Exercise Hormones to Know About

(And if you need some new workout inspiration, try these 10 Genius Exercises You Aren't Doing.)<p><b>The hormone:</b> Irisin<p><b>What it is:</b> Exercise causes it to break off into your bloodstream and circulate throughout your body. Hence its nickname: the “exercise hormone.”<p><b>How it works:</b> One recent study found …

The Best Core-Building Exercise You've Never Tried

And the harder you pull your elbows toward your toes, the greater the contraction. "If you're doing it right, you should only be able to maintain the contraction for 15 to 30 seconds," says Stauffer. "Your abs will be on fire and everything will start shaking." He recommends putting a pad or pillow …

DeltaFit Challenge: Quad Quake

You'll also kick your heart rate and lungs into overdrive by hammering your muscles hard and fast for a few minutes without rest. The result: A serious lower-body burn that will leave you ready to blast past your competition.<p><b>DIRECTIONS</b><p>Perform 10 squat jumps, 10 stagger-stance squat jumps, and 10 …

Stop Slouching

<b>(2)</b> Twice a day, perform this diaphragm-strengthening drill: Lie facedown on the floor with your forehead resting on your palms. Breathe in through your nose and drive air into your belly while keeping your chest relaxed. Exhale through your mouth. Repeat 10 times.<p><b>(3)</b> Last but most important, …

The Pushup That Sculpts Rock-Solid Shoulders

Boost your upper-body strength and get shoulders like boulders with this version of the pushup<p>The handstand pushup is the gold standard of pushups. If you can perform even one rep, you've got an extreme amount of upper-body strength and shoulder mobility. Plus, you look like a total badass.<p>So how …