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10-Minute Arms and Abs Workout

It sounds simple enough, but fair warning: It won't be easy. That's because you'll perform 10 different variations of the move for 10 minutes straight. Each variation will challenge your arms and abs in a new way, so your muscles never know what's coming next. (Want more variation? Get …

Weekend Challenge: 3-Move Shoulder Scorcher

Bonus: Your core will get an awesome workout the entire time. The situp obviously hammers your abs, but the front raise and plate circle do, too. You have to brace your core to keep steady while the weight shifts around your torso, says Durkin.<p>Here's how the challenge works: Perform 10 front …

The Exercise That Works Your Biceps and Back

Work Your Back and Biceps in One Go<p>Score the beach-ready body you crave with this barbell move<p>Sport a V-shaped torso by adding the underhand-grip barbell row to your routine. It hits your upper-back muscles and straightens your posture all at once.<p>"When pulling the weight to your chest, you have to …

Weekend Challenge: Summer Body-Fat Shredder

The Summer Body-Fat Shredder<p>Try this fat-blasting, 100-rep challenge to test your endurance and your willpower<p>Since Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer, this weekend's two-move challenge is designed to jack up your heart rate and incinerate calories—and help make sure you're ready for …

Weekend Challenge: The Glute Gauntlet

Blast Your Lower Body with the Glute Gauntlet<p>Feel the burn with this high-rep, 2-move challenge<p>You don't have to lift weights to reach peak performance. Plyometrics—superfast explosive movements—can improve your athleticism and skyrocket your fitness to an insane level, says Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., …

Squat Mistakes

<b>The Fix:</b> Place a loop band around the top of your shins, recommends Flynn. "Your natural inclination will be to push against the pressure of the band so your knees stay positioned over your feet," he says. This instantly activates your glutes, allowing you to tap into your full strength. Do this …

The Simple Exercise Upgrade for Six-Pack Abs | Men's Health

Watch this video to learn how to do the elevated bird dog with perfect form. Then try performing this movement in a total-body circuit or as part of your core workout. Do 16 reps on each side.<p>[[video:34681]]

Ditch Your Belly For Good

<b>Answer:</b> Sounds like your beer belly—even if you cut out the brew—is still shielding your six-pack. If you're already performing three whole-body resistance workouts per week plus some additional interval training and active recovery work that’s prescribed by <i>Men's Health</i> DeltaFit SpeedShred, then …

Exercise of the Week: Calf-Raise Progression

Ditch Your Skinny Calves<p>Long pants season is over. Target your lower legs and increase your athleticism with these simple calf exercises<p>Rock-solid lower legs not only look great in shorts, but they're also essential to athletic performance. "When running or jumping, your calves help absorb shock …

Six-Pack Plank Circuit

Here's how it works: After your regular workout, do the following exercises in order without resting between moves. You'll perform each exercise for 30 seconds. Once you've completed all three moves, rest for 30 seconds. That's one round. Repeat two more times. "These stability exercises hit your …

Indoor Rowing Cardio Workouts

Want to try it for yourself? Check out these four fat-blasting, muscle-pumping rowing workouts. (Master your form first with these rowing tips.)<p><b>1,000-Meter Meltdown</b><br>Not only do you need extreme stamina to row long and fast, but you also need perfect rhythm and form. If you don’t, you’ll lose …

Interval Workout for Cravings

The key is to use a work-to-rest ratio of 1:4, says Sim. For example, try hopping on an AirDyne bike and sprinting as hard as you can for 15 seconds; then cruise for 60 seconds. Repeat for a total of 30 minutes. Want an arsenal of sprint workouts that squash hunger pangs? Then check out these three …

Look Better at the Beach

The Move That Makes Your Belly Disappear<p>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 …

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 …

Weekend Challenge: Downhill Skier Challenge

<b>How to do it:</b> Grab a stopwatch, and time yourself performing 20 reps of each exercise in a row. That's 1 run. Do 2 more. (Between runs, only rest for as long as it took you to complete your last run.) To figure out your final score, add up your run times, and then divide them by 3 to find the …