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7 Ways to Get More Done at Work without Staying Late

Make the most of your 9-to-5 with these genius productivity tips<p>Ever have those workdays when you know by 10 a.m. that you won’t be making it home for dinner? Instead of resolving to work after hours, tap into these seven surprising secrets for boosting your productivity.<p>(For more smart life hacks …

The 3 Tips That Will Help You Burn More Fat during Your Workout

They’re so extremely simple that you’ll wish you had known about them years ago<p>It’s time for an important gut check. It’s easy, I promise. Just wrap a tape measure around your waist, halfway between your ribs and hips. Look at the number. Is it less than half your height in inches?<p>It should …

Exercise

Wednesday Workout: Total-Body Pull

Pull your way to more mass with this workout you won’t soon forget<p><i>Editor’s note: This workout is part of our free online exercise and nutrition program, Cook & Chisel: Gainz Edition. (Click the link to see the full plan.)</i><p>Most trainers will tell you: If you could only choose one exercise to add …

7-Day Workout and Meal Calendar

Here's what to do in the kitchen and in the gym every day<p>Follow this 7-day schedule of pre-planned meals and workouts. Repeat it each week for 3 weeks. Click on the links below to be taken directly to the recipe or routine. (Want more details? Check out <b>How the Cook and Chisel Program Works</b>.)<p>For the …

Stack Overflow: Skip to the End

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>Sometimes you just gotta skip to the end–the end of the world, that is. All of the books in today’s Stack Overflow are about …

The 10 Best New Boutique Hotels

Who doesn't love something shiny and new?! We're constantly on the lookout for hot new hotel properties, and we've noticed a recent trend: boutiques are in. While the definition of a "boutique hotel" varies slightly person to person, even within the hospitality industry, boutiques are part of a …

Hot List 2015: The Best New Bargain Hotels

Here are six of Condé Nast Traveler's favorite new hotels, all of which won't set you back more than $200 a night.<p>The Rose Hotel, Venice Beach, CA

7 Double-Duty Workout Moves You Need to Try

Combine these seven moves into one fun, hard-working circuit, or mix-and-match them into workouts you're already doing (and perhaps growing bored …

Workouts

No excuses 4 minute workout (for busy days and carb-loaded indulgencies)

What is your excuse for not working out? Some of the most common excuses include “I’m too tired,” “Not enough energy,” “I work too many hours,” but …

Three 'Empty-Stomach' Workouts to Aggressively Start Your Morning

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The best iPad apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and a new lineup of tablets from Apple, iPad users got some pretty big updates in 2014.<p>Of course, major hardware and software updates …

Banish Your Belly BEFORE the Holidays

Drop pounds before the ball drops to get ahead of the game in 2015<p>The last few weeks of 2014 will be filled with family, friends, and festivities—but especially food. Rather than kick off the New Year carrying a belly like Santa’s, you should charge full speed into the holiday-eating season by …

10 At-home Workouts to Build Muscle in Under 20 Minutes

You put in long hours at work, or maybe even work overnight shifts. You’re tight on money. You want to spend downtime with friends. A hurricane or …

The Upper-Body Spider-Man Challenge

Are your arms, shoulders, chest, and back muscles prepared for the rigors of the Urbanathlon? Find out with this two-move fitness challenge<p>The <b>Men's Health Urbanathlon</b> isn't just another race. It's a 10-to-12-mile run filled with obstacles that test your strength, mobility, and willpower. In order …

The Total-Body Power Up

Put your muscular endurance and power to the test with this two-move TRX challenge<p>While bulging biceps look impressive on the beach, they alone won't help you win the <b>Men's Health Urbanathlon</b>, a 10-to-12-mile run filled with obstacles like tire fields, stadium steps, cargo nets, and school buses. …

The Muscle-Blasting Burpee Ladder

It doesn't get much more difficult than this<p>Completing 110 burpees in a row is extremely difficult. Doing them on one leg at a time in a suspension trainer—as this week's challenge requires—will make your muscles scream and test your willpower. The instability of the TRX makes it tough to stabilize …

The Genius Pushup You Need to Add to Your Workout

This version will light your upper body on fire and challenge your strength<p>The Spiderman pushup is extremely tough. It involves lowering yourself into a pushup position while simultaneously bringing one knee to one elbow. Now, BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., the creator of the cutting-edge <i>Men's Health</i> DVD …

The Best Exercises to Blast Belly Fat

Reveal your six pack with these big muscle moves<p>To whittle your middle, grow tree trunks for legs.<p>Muscular legs can help you fend off belly fat, according to a study from Japan. People with the most muscle mass on their legs had the least visceral fat—the dangerous kind that surrounds</b> …

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 One Move You Need For a Six-Pack

Use this awesome single-arm move to blast every last inch of your core<p>Two is typically better than one—especially when it comes to ice cream scoops, dollar signs, and hot blondes. But when it comes to sculpting your abs, the best method often involves working one side of your body at a time, says …

Turn Up the Heat on Your Pushup!

Use this simple tool to make every single muscle work harder<p>The pushup is a staple in most workout programs. But if you want to increase the difficulty of the classic move, then throw a Valslide under each hand while performing it.<p>It works like this: Valslides are a pair of slippery disks that let …

31 Ways to Carve a Stronger, Tighter Core

Walk this way to chisel every last muscle in your midsection<p>The farmer's walk may look simple, but it's a super-hard, core-crushing exercise if you carry enough weight. "Every muscle from your shoulders to your hips has to stabilize as the weight shifts with each step," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., …

How One Married Couple Finally Got Out Of Their Sex Rut

You hunger for new ways to get freaky. Here’s how you can make it happen<p>“Sex isn’t just about gratification,” I found myself explaining to my wife, Erin, one night. “It’s about overcoming your inhibitions and conquering fear and shame on behalf of a shared pleasure.”<p>Stay with me, guys: This …

7 Sex Upgrades for Your Bed

If you're still rocking the college look, it's time to give your bed—and your sex life—a makeover<p>The whole "twin bed with threadbare sheets" thing may have worked in college, but you’re out of the frat house now—which means your bedroom needs to grow up, too. “Surrounding yourself with warmth and …

How to Watch Porn with Her

Your partner may like it just as much as you do. The key is knowing how to ask<p>Make your marriage X-rated. On the latest episode of <i>Men’s Health Live</i>, Girl Next Door Madeline Haller reveals that the majority of men don’t watch porn with their wives. According to a survey, 85 percent of guys would …

39 Ways to Jack Up Your Cardio

Get your lungs pumping and your muscles burning with these awesome versions of an old-school calisthenic<p>Squeezing in a full-blown cardio workout can feel like a chore. We’ve got a solution: jumping jacks.<p>Don't worry, we're not talking about the boring standard jumping jacks you did in high school. …