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How to Do the Muscleup | Men's Health

Ready to become a muscleup master? Follow Garner’s six tips below. Work these into your routine two or three times a week, and you’ll amaze onlookers in no time.<p><b>1. Get mobile</b><p>“Shoulder mobility is a limiting factor of the muscleup,” says Garner.<p>If you sit behind a desk all day, chances are you won’t …

Kettlebell Workout for Your Abs

The 5-Move Core Shredder<p>Blast your abs, balance your strength, and boost total-body power and stability by training one limb at a time<p>By The Editors of Men's Health, Illustrations By ISM, Photography By Getty Images<p><b>Trainer</b>: Tony Gentilcore, C.S.C.S., cofounder of Cressey Performance, Hudson, …

40-Day Strength Program

In order to make continuous progress and stay healthy, you need to think of your workouts as daily "performances" in the weight room instead of going all out and depleting your test tube.<p>Renowned Russian strength coach Pavel Tsatsouline uses this exact philosophy with his 40-day workout program. It …

The 1,000-Rep Morning Metabolism Igniter

Light your fat-frying furnace for the entire day<p>Mornings are tough and morning workouts are tougher.<p>But the right routine is worth waking up for, especially if it allows you to crank out 1,000 reps in 30 minutes, like this one from Craig Ballantyne, MS, CTT, and editor of EarlyToRise.com.<p>“When you …

Fitness

Weekend Challenge: Body-Fat Blast

The 2-Minute Body-Weight Blast That Skyrockets Your Metabolism<p>Torch an unbelievable amount of calories in a short amount of time with this high-intensity ladder drill<p>There are few moves more effective than the pushup or the bodyweight squat. They both hit a ton of muscles from head to toe and help …

Weekend Challenge: 60-Second Scorcher

And the best part: This challenge requires no equipment and very little space. That means you can do it anywhere—even at the neighborhood barbecue. Who knows? Maybe it is a party trick after all.<p>Ready to try it? Watch the video above to see how to perform the single-leg hip hinge with perfect form. …

The 4-Move Fat-Loss Workout That Will Destroy Your Gut

You can pick and choose what level you want to work at, too. For each movement, there are three progressions. The higher the level, the harder the move. Be smart, though: Choose a level that challenges you, but allows you to keep proper form throughout the entire movement.<p><b>Exercise 1</b><p><b>Pushup</b> …

The Body-Fat Burner

This four-move, muscle-blasting challenge is brutal, and requires all the willpower you can muster. Do you have what it takes to finish as strong as you started?<p>This week's fitness challenge will leave you collapsed in a puddle of yourself—in a good way. Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <i>The IMPACT!</i> …

Improve Your Eyesight

How did that affect their performance? Their strikeout rates dropped 5 percent, and they were able to generate more runs.<p>Your eyes absorb optical information in the form of light—but your brain interprets that information and assembles it into the images you “see,” explains study coauthor Aaron …

3 Tips for Improving Your Upper Body Strength

Page: 1Next »<p>by KEN CROWDER|Co-Owner and Head Coach, CrossFit 77<p>Have you hit a wall in your upper body strength gains?<br>Are you stuck at a certain …

Health

5 Tips on How to Improve Your Burpees

There are few exercises that invoke the look of disgust in a big strong athlete than burpees...in the same way, just the mere mention of burpees …

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 …

The 15 most important exercises for men

1. Deadlift<p>Arguably the king of all exercises, the deadlift hits every major muscle group hard, and is perhaps the greatest test of strength there …