Steve Ferrigno

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The 6 Secrets to Transforming Your Legs—and Ultimately Your Whole Body

Use this as motivation to never skip leg day again!<p>About a year ago, I decided to fully dedicate myself to transforming my legs. Which might sound funny, given that I’m the Fitness Director of <i>Men’s Health</i>.<p>But let me give you some context: Here at <i>MH</i>, I specialize in making fitness videos. In fact, …

DAY 1: Strength Workout A

Use a single dumbbell to grow bigger and stronger<p>​<p>​<p><b>Equipment needed:</b> a dumbbell (50 pounds for men and 25 pounds for women are good weights to start, but go as light or as heavy as needed); a box, step, or bench (optional)<p><b>Time:</b> 30 minutes<p><b>Directions</b>: Perform the following exercises in order, doing …

The Workout Plan All Skinny Guys Have Been Waiting For

Use this 60-day routine to help you bulk up and gain muscle once and for all<p>If you’re a naturally skinny guy, bulking up can feel like trying to sneeze with your eyes open: Impossible.<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY: The New Training System From <i>Men’s Health</i> That Can Flatten Your Belly and Strengthen Your Body …

The Fitness Trend Men Everywhere Can’t Get Enough Of

This simple exercise will help you shed fat, ditch back pain, and be a beast in the gym<p>American soldiers have been doing a simple fitness activity since the American Revolution, and it’s turned our military into the fittest, most feared fighting force in the history of the world.<p>That activity: …

How to get a free MBA

Laurie Pickard’s gamble to earn an MBA entirely out of MOOCs is paying off — and not just because she saved six figures by forgoing a traditional …

5 Tips for Your Best Golf Round Ever

Expert-approved advice for a clean(er) trip around the links<p>Golf is really just a handful of shots: the drive, the approach, a test from the rough or sand, and a putt or two. For most guys, one of those shots typically goes awry on each hole—and there goes your chance at par.<p>But it turns out that …

Can You Handle the Core-Crushing Trifecta?

Put your core strength to the test with these three abs exercises<p>If you do the same abs routine day in and day out, your gains will grind to a halt. "You need to challenge your core in new ways and with new exercises to strengthen your weaknesses and fill in holes," says Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., …

How to Be Reliable: 15 Maxims on Becoming a Reliable Man | The Art of Manliness

As we head into our last week of this “Heading Out on Your Own” series, I’d like to pause from our “harder,” more practical skills to talk about a …

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

Build an athletic body that's primed for peak performance<p>Why do you work out? Better question: Why do you <i>train</i>? Because there is a difference. After all, lots of people work out—to burn calories or relieve stress or just because they like to sweat. But athletes train. They train with the purpose of …

The Art of Worldly Wisdom: Maxims of Baltasar Gracián | The Art of Manliness

Back when I was in high school, a mentor of mine gave me a copy of a small book that I’ve read and re-read several times over the years. <i>The</i> <i>Art of</i> …

How to Be a Man | The Art of Manliness

<i>Note: What you will find below is not so much a long blog post, but a short ebook; approach it as such. At over 20k words, it will probably take an</i> …

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 …

Pump Up Your Upper Body

Build strength and muscle fast with this 5-minute dumbbell drop set<p>You don't have to wish for more hours in the day to work out. Instead, start building more muscle in the time you have. "Drop sets tap into your fast-twitch <i>and</i> slow-twitch muscle fibers, boosting strength and muscle fast," says BJ …

Warren Buffett's Secret Sauce

Warren Buffett knows more about investing than a room full of celebrity chefs know about cooking. But he has secret sauce that has worked for him over the course of a half century that he’s not entirely sharing.<p>In a recent Fortune blog, the oracle of Omaha shared some of his advice on long-term …

IRS Continues To Attack Offshore Captive Insurance

<b>Is IRS Chief Counsel’s advice to block the issuance of a private letter ruling a step in clearing the way for more civil examination and criminal investigation penalties?</b><p>Since 2002, IRS has routinely considered ruling requests regarding the proper tax treatment of captive insurance companies …

5 Craft Beer Brewers Who Need a Super Bowl Ad

PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) -- We know, we know: Craft beer has no interest in shelling out for a Super Bowl ad.<p>That doesn't mean it shouldn't.<p>As of …

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Study Tips for College Success | The Art of Manliness

When 160,000 undergraduates in the University of California system were asked to name the obstacles that impeded their academic success, the students …

Time Management Tips | How to Live on 24 Hours Per Day | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: As you look back on the year that has just past, do you feel as though you spent another 12 months merely existing instead of truly</i> …

What Would Happen If China Stopped Lending To The US Government?

Anyone who has been closely following China’s response during the recent US government crisis cannot help but be concerned about the prospect for our economy if that country stops buying US Treasuries.<p>In mid-October, China’s Dagong Global Credit Rating cut its credit rating for United States debt …

10 Investing Tricks That Will Help You Outperform Most Investors

PHILADELPHIA — For all the books, articles and TV shows devoted to investing, it seems to be a difficult body of knowledge to master.<p>But what if the best investing advice is actually the simplest?<p>That’s the bet being made by a group of rabid do-it-yourself investors called the Bogleheads who are …

Sony is Now Oversold (SNE)

Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which measures momentum on a …

5 Things Super Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Rise and shine! Morning time just became your new best friend. Love it or hate it, utilizing the morning hours before work may be the key to a successful and healthy lifestyle. That’s right, early rising is a common trait found in many CEOs, government officials, and other influential people. …

Highest-yielding dividends that are safe to hold

Consider the health of a company, not just how big a stock's dividend is when choosing a safe investment.<p>The number of companies paying dividends in the S&P 500 is at a 15-year high. According to FactSet, just over 80 companies in the index do not pay dividends. Paying dividends has become more …

5 Stocks Ready to Break Out

DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) -- Trading stocks that trigger major breakouts can lead to massive profits. Once a stock trends to a new high, or takes …

The Top 100 Websites For Your Career

Last year we inaugurated our first-ever list of the best websites for your career. We took nominations from readers and combed through some 700 sites in order to compile our list of the top 75. This August we put out another call for nominations and got a flood of 2,000 comments, emails and tweets …

How to Get a Full Workout With Only Dumbbells | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Joe Hashey, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)</i>.<p>After a hard day’s work you head over to …

A Primer on Single Limb Training for Balanced Strength | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Anthony Yeung.</i><p>In our quest to sculpt a powerful and masculine physique, balance and stability are often …

Spotting Market Peaks & Valleys

The starc bands are a technical tool that I use frequently in my daily column. They help me determine whether a market is in a high-risk buy area (overbought) or a low-risk buy area (oversold). It is important to understand that just because a market is at its starc+ band, the market can still go …

Six weekend breaks in Europe

If you’ve ticked off Europe's big city hitters such as Paris, Rome and Madrid, then <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine has some suggestions for your next trip.<p>Jerez de la Frontera, Spain<p>Jerez distils Andalucian culture down to its most dramatic elements. It is a beguiling town of sherry bodegas, sleek …