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The Best Bodyweight Leg Workout Ever

Best Leg WorkoutYou’ll be amazed you could get such results without weights.

Workouts

How to Get a Great Muscle Pump | Men's Health

That’s why bodybuilders use this style of training right before photo shoots and competing on stage. The pump temporarily enhances aesthetics by increasing your muscle size and vascularity.<p>For the average person, pump training is the key to getting shredded, especially if you only have 5 to 10 …

The Pros and Cons of Polyamory

As its proponents claim nonmonogamy offers more happiness than life with one partner, we debate the pros and cons of going for thirds.

Polyamory

4 Skincare Tips for Men

I recently asked Jeni Sykes, licensed esthetician, spa veteran, and head of skin care at Heyday, what’s wrong with my skincare routine. In short: …

Watch Yoga Cross-Training for CrossFit

This video sequence includes restorative yoga poses to refresh you throughout holiday season.<p>Do you have the upper body strength Chaturanga requires? …

The 5 Best Exercises Every Guy Should Master | Men's Health

There are so many things I would do differently. If I had known back then what I know today, I could have avoided a plethora of injuries along the way.<p>That’s why I’m sharing 5 specific exercises with you today. These are the key movements that should serve as the foundation upon which your general …

A Closer Look at the Air Jordan 11 Retro "72-10"

With premium details courtesy of tumbled leather and microfiber suede.<p>In case you haven’t heard, the Air Jordan 11 Retro “72-10” is dropping a week early. Originally slated for a December 19 release, the shoe will now be hitting retailers on December 12. Take a close look at the classic above, …

Shoes

Griffith Park's Lesser-Known Wonders

Our very own Griffith Park is the largest municipal park with urban wilderness area <i>in the entire country</i>.But that means most of us probably get to …

Hiking

Best Life Hacks Every Man Needs To Know

Pop quiz hotshot: You’re a modern day man caught up in the daily grind, littered with hazards and naysayers on your path to glory. What do you …

Attack Your Abs With the Sizzling 16

Your core will burn! Put your abdominal muscles to the test with this 3-move challenge<p>There's no denying that the six-pack muscles are the most popular abs muscles. But your core houses of a bunch of abdominal muscles that help stabilize, bend, and rotate your torso. This three-move challenge from …

The Lung-Busting Cardio Drill That Won't Hurt Your Ankles, Hips, or Knees

Your feet never leave the floor, but your heart rate will be through the roof<p>Your feet don't have to leave to floor to get a good cardio workout. "Too many people skip cardio because they have joint problems," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <b>Body Weight Cardio Burners</b> DVD. "But running, …

This Abs Exercise Makes All Other Core Moves Look Easy

Think about the move as an upside-down plank: While holding a plank position, your glutes, quads, and core are braced as one solid unit. The second you pick up one foot from the floor, though, the move instantly becomes more difficult. The muscles that are still involved must work even harder to …

Here's Why the Exercises You Hate Are the Best Ones For You

Over time, neglecting these exercises can slow your progress and your gains. After all, to build a body that moves better, lifts better, and feels better, you can’t just focus on strength alone. You need a balanced routine that incorporates other facets of fitness, too, says De Wispelaere.<p>So add …

5 Fruits and Veggies You've Been Eating Wrong

<b>Mandarin Oranges</b><br>"I love how peeling an orange gives me sticky hands," said no one, ever. Which is why we're obsessed with this mess-free method from JewelPie. Just use a paring knife to slice off either end, cut a slit in the orange peel, and roll the whole thing out in a strip. We can't say for …

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

Editors' Picks<p>Summer is no time for laces.<p>17 Photos2 days agoView More<p>What She Said<p>Master the fine art of managing (sexy) expectations.<p>By Sophia …

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The Full Body Stability Workout

The Best Dumbbell Only Triceps Workout

Michael Schletter, C.P.T.

The Beach Body Arms Workout

Lee Boyce, C.P.T.

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

Master the Three Most Important Lifts

Sean Hyson, C.S.C.S.

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

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley1 day agoView …

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., …

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]]

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: 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 True Origins of 'X-Men'

How a second-tier comic inspired a legion of misfits and changed Hollywood<p>It was mid-1963, and Stan Lee was on a roll. In a mad burst of invention, …

Comics

The No-Bull Guide to Bulking

Sean Hyson, C.S.C.S.