Ajay Bharadwaj

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What Is Contrast Training—and Can It Make You a Faster Runner?

Add this speed-builder to your bag of training tricks.<p>If you’re looking to leave last year’s PR in the dust, chances are you’ve already thought of the usual go-to training methods—tempo runs, plyometrics, hill repeats, and interval training).<p>Well, there’s another speed-boosting method you should …

4 Types of Running Workouts (and Why You Should Be Doing Them All)

Reinvigorate your workouts to go longer, run faster, and drop pounds<p>If you’re like most guys, you’re a creature of habit: You go to bed at 11 p.m., hit the john after your morning joe, and run the same loop at the same speed.<p>That’s great for sleeping and pooping, but not so good for your fitness or …

One-Hour Workout: Strength/Fartlek Brick

<i>Working core before the main set of this run workout helps prevent injuries, improve endurance, and increase speed.</i><p>This week’s workout comes from …

One Hour Workout: 2-2-1 Over-Unders Run

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 minutes (or less!).</i><p>This week’s run workout comes from coach Maria …

16 Weeks To A Marathon PR

Running a marathon is a big goal, and achieving it requires hard work. Running a marathon faster than you ever have before is an even bigger goal, …

Marathons

15 Pieces of Functional Fitness Gear to Get You Strong and Lean

The tools you need to transform your body in 2018<p>If you’re one of the <i>Men’s Health</i> readers who attended our recent MH Workshop functional fitness workout event, you know that nothing gets results like training with a purpose—and serious effort require serious equipment that won’t quit before you …

Why haven’t I lost weight after exercising? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Kate Carter

Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Honestly? The short answer is more than likely that you are consuming more calories than you are expending.<p>Of course there is a little more to it than …

Fitness

How I learned to love running

“I think you run like a machine.”<p>A bicyclist shouted this my way along the Mount Vernon Trail on a glorious Sunday morning. I smiled, said thank you and kept moving.<p>This was after another bicyclist said I was running well, a few thumbs-ups from other runners and several tourists looking at me …

Running On Air: Breathing Technique

A revolutionary way to breathe can help you run better and sidestep injury.<p><i>This article was adapted from Running on Air: The Revolutionary Way to Run Better by Breathing Smarter, by Budd Coates, M.S., and Claire Kowalchik (Rodale, 2013). The book teaches how to use the principles and methods of</i> …

The 7 Best Strength Exercises You’re Not Doing

[caption id="attachment_62506" align="alignnone" width="620"] <i>Photo: Twenty20</i>[/caption]Every exercise in your strength program has a purpose — to help …

Workouts

Seven Tests of True Strength

The Ultimate Total-Body Move

Strengthen your core—and just about every other muscle—with the half Turkish getup<p>The half Turkish getup might fall into the category of "core exercise," but it's far from an isolation move. "It works everything—your shoulders, hips, back, core, arms, and so many other muscles you never even think …

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5 ways to work out without weights

With all the knowledge that’s out there now about exercise, there’s really no excuse for not achieving your fitness goals. You can’t argue that you …

The Fastest Way to Get in Running Shape

If your running game needs a tune-up, get a jolt with these speed drills<p>Usain Bolt isn't the only person who should be cranking into fifth gear. Adding a speed session to your running routine will get you back into shape faster, so you're ready for that 5K or marathon down the road. Plus, you’ll …

Bodyweight Workout For Your Morning Routine | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Chad Howse.</i><p>Have you ever intended to work out in the afternoon or evening but didn’t get a chance to and …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …

Lifestyle

The Ultimate Body-Weight Workout

Build strength and torch fat from the comfort of anywhere with the ultimate no-weights workout plan<p>Guys can be wary of body-weight exercises for building muscle. But that's only because they treat them differently than free-weight and machine-based moves.<p>"If you stop doing hundreds of reps and …

Master the King of All Lower-Body Exercises

Perfect the pistol squat with this step-by-step video<p>Watch this video to learn how to master the single-leg squat! <i>Men's Health</i> advisor BJ Gaddour shows you how to progress from a basic wall sit all the way to the incredibly tough pistol squat. You'll learn his secrets for getting amazingly strong …

101 Greatest Running Tips

Fitspiration for your feet, courtesy of our friends at Runner’s World

YouTube Exercise Vids You'll Actually Want to Do

There are people who love the gym. There’s equipment everywhere, trainers at the ready, group classes where you can learn fun gym-y things—it can …

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 …

The Do-Anywhere Zero-Excuse Bodyweight Burner

It only takes 12 minutes to complete, and it'll chisel, stretch, and challenge your muscles<p>Excuses beget more excuses—especially when it comes to skipping a sweat session.<p>It’s proven by science: Missing just one workout increases your odds of missing another (and another) by 61 percent, according …

Drop One Belt Size in One Month!

Get ready to buy a smaller pair of pants. This cutting-edge fat-loss plan will make you stronger and leaner in just four weeks<p>The scale isn’t the best indicator of fat loss. If you want to lose inches around your middle, you need to pack on pounds of lean muscle. The reason: Muscle takes energy …

33 Cardio-Based Bodyweight Exercises

When we say "daily cardio exercise," odds are you immediately think about logging miles on a treadmill or elliptical. But it doesn't have to be that …

5 Moves to Lose Love Handles

Shares 12K<p>Love handles: nobody likes them, nobody wants them. But how do we get rid of them? <b>The following exercises make for a great workout routine</b> …

Want to Stay Young? Watch These 10 Biomarkers

Biomarkers are measures of various significant biological states, used to monitor our health. They are also the best way to track the effectiveness …

Exercise

The 30 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Men

When you walk into a crowded gym and every single bench and machine is taken by a bigger, stronger guy—or, worse yet, by that guy doing curls in the …

Workouts

New Balance Fresh Foam 980 Review

<b>Thomas</b>: The New Balance Fresh Foam 980 is New Balance’s entry into the max cushion category. I never thought this would be a category that I would be …