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5 Next-Level Exercises to Break Your Boring Fitness Routine

The key is learning new workout vocabulary.<p><i>Squat. Pushup. Lunge. Plank.</i> You know what these are. But if these are <i>all</i> you know, it's time to add new workout vocabulary to your repertoire. New words mean new moves, new tools, and most importantly, new results. If you're stuck in a plateau or itching …

The Ultimate 90-Day Bodyweight Training Plan

<b>When I was a young man, I struggled with my self-image.</b> My brother was a “hulk” and played varsity college basketball all four years.<p>I, on the other …

How To Get Yourself Into Pull-Up Shape

By<p>May 31 2017, 4:25 PM<p>Bench press? Bicep curl? <i>Pffft</i>. Those moves are peons compared to the pull-up. The classic exercise is the high king of upper …

Zac Efron’s Ridiculous ‘Baywatch’ Shoulder Workout

Zac Efron may have been blessed with undeniably good genetics, but make no mistake: The lean physique he showcases in <i>Baywatch</i> has been earned.<p>“I have …

Here's how you should warm up to reduce the chance of injury, according to science

To help perform some exercises better, it’s not a bad idea to do some other accessory workouts to help strengthen some of the attending muscles and …

Get RIPPED: 3 Day Workout Split Plus Cardio Routine

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Lose Fat<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Intermediate<p>Program Duration8 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>3<p>Time Per Workout30-45 …

A 20-Minute Cardio Workout That’s Way Better Than the Treadmill

There’s no need to suffer through a snoozefest of miles on the dreadmill treadmill just because you think that’s the easiest way to do cardio. News …

The Only Core Workout You’ll Ever Need

How to Do It<p>First, take two minutes to foam-roll your legs, glutes, and back. Then do this dynamic warm-up twice through: 30 seconds each of air …

Workouts

21 Days to Total-Body Fitness

Day 1: Strength<p>To move more weight and improve muscle definition, this dumbbell workout focuses on the body’s most fundamental motions: squatting, …

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Chest and triceps supersize circuit

Part 1: Chest<p>01<p>Incline barbell bench press<p><b>Sets:</b> 5 / <b>Reps:</b> 6 / <b>Rest:</b> 45 secs<p>Lie back on a bench set to an incline angle and lift a barbell to shoulder …

4 Basic Strength Training Principles to Build Muscle

Exercise trends come and go but these four principles remain the foundation for an efficient and productive strength training routine.<p>1. Strength …

3 Strength Training Tips From a Guy Who Lifts 5 Times His Body Weight

Richard Hawthorne chalks up and steps under the bar, pressing his shoulders into the textured steel. There’s no forceful breathing. No grunting. No …

The Back and Biceps Workout to Build Muscle Fast

15 Exercises to Develop the Best Traps in the Gym

Your traps are muscles that add an instant air of dominance, power, and masculinity to your physique. And when it comes to building them, there are …

Blood test shows chance of suffering heart attack within five years

A simple blood test could warn people whether they are likely to suffer a heart attack within five years, scientists believe.<p>Researchers have discovered that high levels of antibodies – molecules produced by the immune system – are linked to a low risk of heart problems, regardless of other risk …

How to burn fat

All gym rats have the same primary goals: Build muscle and burn fat. But melting away that pudgy layer to reveal the six pack you’ve worked so hard …

How to add an inch of muscle to your arms

You know the saying: Sun’s out, guns out. So here’s a simple but effective training template to add an inch to your arms by summer.<p>Minute 1: Do 8 to 12 reps of a biceps exercise<br>Minute 2: Do 8 to 12 reps of a triceps exercise<br>Minute 3: Rest<p>That’s 1 round. Do 5 total rounds.<p>Perform this 15-minute …

How to Pick the Perfect Swolemate

5 keys to finding a great gym partner<p>A good workout buddy will help you get the best results from your exercise plan. It’s easy to ditch the gym when you’re on your own, but it’s a lot harder to blow off a friend who’s expecting you to show up.<p>Plus, a training pal will push you to work harder. …

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The 7-Move Upper-Body Upgrade

Target your shoulders and upper chest with this V-shape workout<p>The V-shaped torso is a magical thing.<p>Put two guys with the same amount of muscle and fat on their frames next to one another, and the one with the broader shoulders and slimmer waist will <i>always</i> look more athletic.<p>And the wider your …

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10 ways to develop the best abs in the gym

The 5 Best Luxury Hotel Wellness Programs in the U.S.<p>The Busy Man's 15-minute Dumbbell Workout<p>How to Slash Your Risk of Heart Failure By 30%<p>The World …

The 10-Minute Transformation

Overview<p><b>Exercises:</b> 10• <b><br>Total Sets:</b> 1• <b><br>Total Minutes:</b> 10• <b><br>Best For</b>: Fat Loss, Muscle• <b><br>Body Targets</b>: Total body<p>Don’t let this bodyweight workout fool you: “You won’t lift a single weight, but in just 10 minutes you'll work harder and sweat more than most guys do in a half hour,” says Gaddour.<p>Every second is …

Fitness

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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The Glute Workout From Hell

Will it hurt? Yes. Will it get results? Hell yes.<p>It’s time to put that cushion you sit on all day to work with this 10-minute glutes workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>It’s as simple as it gets—one exercise, two variations, 10 minutes—but your butt will be burning by the end. …

Fitness

How to Add an Inch Of Muscle To Your Arms

This is your call to arms<p>You don’t need to do complicated routines to maximize your gains.<p>Here’s a simple but effective training template that will add an inch of muscle to your arms.<p>Minute 1: Do 8 to 12 reps of a biceps exerciseMinute 2: Do 8 to 12 reps of a triceps exerciseMinute 3: Rest<p>That’s 1 …

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How Much Protein You Really Need In Your Diet

Getting enough protein is important, regardless of whether you want healthy skin and nails, to lose weight, or get bulging biceps. But "enough" could …

10 Great Breakfasts for Building Easy Muscle

Following on from last Thursday's column, which was all about developing muscle to get toned up for both summer and life. In keeping with my core …

The 3 Best Exercises For Building Bigger, Stronger Quads

Boost your performance and fortify your lower body with these moves<p>When you pull on your swim trunks this summer, will your thighs be easy on her eyes?<p>Even more important: quadriceps strength, which is critical for knee health, squatting, running, and jumping. The three moves below will take you …

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7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Squat

<i>By Michael Schletter for Life by Daily Burn</i><p><i>Photo: Ryan Kelly / Daily Burn</i><p>If you're no stranger to the gym, chances are the squat is a part of your regular routine. Not only does this powerful exercise build muscle in your lower body, it strengthens your upper half (abs included!) as well. But if …

Perfect Pull-Up Technique

I've trained athletes for almost 10 years and rarely do I see perfect Pull-Up technique. I'd say one in 100 people do Pull-Ups correctly. Most …

Samurai Rising; Final Fantasy Merges with Feudal Japan

Gone are the days when Snake, or even Angry Birds were the pinnacle of gaming on your mobile device. After a tease made last week for a game …