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How to REALLY do a Kettlebell Swing

A Step-by-Step Guide to KB Swing Mastery<p>The kettlebell swing is a hip hinge movement. The problem is, when strength coaches and fitness buffs talk …

This New Spin On Planking Will Completely Carve Up Your Core

Tweak the tried-and-true plank to get your summer six-pack<p>There are tons of abs exercises out there, but one of the best and most natural ways to build the six-pack of your dreams is still the plank.<p>Planks succeed where many other ab exercises fail: They train your entire core, from rectus …

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5 Next-Level Exercises To Break Your Boring Fitness Routine

Squat. Pushup. Lunge. Plank. You know what these are. But if these are all you know, it's time to add new workout vocabulary to your repertoire. New …

6 Triceps Exercises to Try, Just in Time for Suns-Out-Guns-Out Season

Here we go.<p>Yes, biceps curls are great for making you feel like a low-level action hero, but you're a wily gym veteran, so you know that the key to super-swole arms is the triceps. In honor of the suns-out-guns-out season that is nearly upon us, we asked some fitness pros for a few new triceps …

These 5 Stabilizing Exercises Will Keep You Strong in the Saddle

Your bike frame isn’t the only thing keeping you balanced as you ride. Keep your human frame in check with exercises that strengthen your stabilizing muscles, so they can support you over the long haul. Perform these five moves three-or-more days a week, aiming for 20 reps of each exercise. For …

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The Best Ab Exercises You’re Not Doing

These calorie-burning moves need to be part of your core routine.<p>After a sculpted stomach, but having trouble making progress? Too often, we work our …

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Tip: Do the Aipa Row

One row to build your back and biceps, boost your deadlift, and even improve your posture. Check it out.<p>The Row Iso Drag Curl (Aipa Row)<p>The row is a …

‘The Exact Workout I Used to Get These Abs In 8 Weeks’

This PE teacher and marathon runner dropped 21 pounds and finally found his six-pack<p>Tony D’itri is no stranger to a tough workout. The 36-year-old New York resident currently works as a PE teacher, has completed several marathons, and has spent the last 5 years running obstacle course races like …

CrossFit-Inspired Challenges: The core-crushing fitness test

Steer Digital Media, SteerFilms.com<p>Steer Digital Media, SteerFilms.com<p><b>Duration</b> 25<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Every year when the ice begins to thaw and …

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Mom's Side-By-Side Photos Show Weight Is Just A Number

"I wanted to share with ladies how insignificant the scale was!”<p>A California mother-of-four is using Instagram to spread an empowering message about weight and body image.<p>For the past eight months, mom and photographer Adrienne Osuna has been posting side-by-side photos of her body at roughly the …

The 15 best exercises to target your love handles

Want to be able to confidently shed your shirt in the bedroom to flaunt washboard abs without fear of excess flab hanging over your boxer briefs? …

Tighten Your Core and Tone Your Back With Arm Circle Planks

Take your core-strengthening planks to the next level while toning your arms and back — you're going to feel the burn with this move!<p>Meet the arm circle plank. Barry's Bootcamp trainer Tommy Stracke loves incorporating this plank variation into his workouts and his clients' workouts because it …

The One Workout Gigi Hadid Does For A Flat Stomach, According To Her Trainer

One thing <b>Gigi Hadid</b> is known for is her abs of steel, which she shows off in crop tops and low-rise pants on the reg. I would too if my stomach …

5 Killer Pushup Variations for Greater Gains

<b>The poor old push up is a miserable exercise. It doesn't get a lot of love and generally just sits there by itself in the corner.</b> Other more macho …

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The 10 Best Biceps Training Tips

Say Goodbye to Puny Arms<p>The Question<p>What's your single best tip for building bigger biceps?<p>Paul Carter – Strength and Bodybuilding Coach<p>Do 100 reps …

The Lifting Technique That Flattens Your Belly

Plus, two full-length workouts designed to shred fat while building muscle<p>Much like the great American poet Snoop Dogg, I’m a big believer in dropping it like it’s hot. But I’m a terrible dancer and a bit of a meathead, so I limit most of my “dropping” to my physical training.<p>Drop sets (also …

One Of the Best Lower-Body Exercises On the Planet Just Got Even Better

Try this combo on your next leg day<p>Bodyweight lunges may not be very exciting, but they should be part of your lower-body regimen. They build explosive power, while also improving your strength, stability, and mobility, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S.<p>Perform them back-to-back …

The 3-Move Workout That Gives You 6-Pack Abs

Define every inch of your midsection with these targeted exercises<p><b>Trainer:</b> Cory Gregory, bodybuilder and trainer at CoryGFitness.com<p><b>Benefit:</b> This three-move workout is designed to target and build thickness in each portion of your rectus abdominis, or your “six-pack” muscle. The weighted crunches …

Creepy clown quits act after getting clocked with gun

A 20-year-old self-described professional prankster from Stockton, California, is hanging up his creepy clown act after he was knocked in the head …

Sweat Along With This LIVE 20-Minute Metabolic Workout

This total-body routine led by Men’s Health Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour will skyrocket your metabolism for the rest of the day<p>You may have watched something on Facebook Live (or maybe you just received the notifications on your page).<p>It’s been interesting to see how brands are utilizing the new …

3 Rows You Must Do for Thicker Biceps

Stretch the limits of your shirtsleeves by learning a completely new way to sculpt your arms<p>Without even looking at you, we’re fairly certain that your arms aren’t as big as they could be. How can we be so sure?<p>Because nearly all men—seasoned lifters included—make one critical error when working …

The Fat-Frying Kettlebell Workout from Hell

Your spare tire doesn’t stand a chance against this routine<p>I call this workout Hell’s Bells because it’s your belly fat’s worst nightmare.<p>It consists of two kettlebell movements: the swing and the suitcase carry. The swing will light up your metabolism and work your entire body from head to toe, …

A Fierce Core Workout for Cyclists

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>Fast Without Apology—The Specialized Allez Sprint<p>2<p>7 Core Moves for Killer Climbing<p>3<p>The Best Yoga Mats for Cyclists<p>4<p>14 Healthy Substitutes for Your Favorite Foods<p>5<p>The Best Bike Lights for Every Kind of Ride<p>Video: A Fierce, Effective Move to Strengthen Your Core<p>The Scorpion tones …

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How to Do 20 Perfect Pullups

Follow these steps to correctly do this feat of upper body strength<p>We don’t do chinups at Gym Jones. We do pullups.<p>Most people say the difference between a pullup and a chinup is the direction that your hands face. (For chinups, your palms face in. For pullups, your palms face out.)<p>But we look at …

Why Your Shoulders Are Still Puny

It takes more than presses and lateral raises to develop wide, thick, impressive shoulders. A lot more. Here’s how you can do it<p>To understand how to build bigger shoulders than you have now, consider this story from Ellington Darden, Ph.D., a former competitive bodybuilder who’s written so many …

The Chest and Triceps Routine That's So Fast and Effective You'll Want To Do It Every Workout

This super simple superset will make your pecs and arms pop<p>If you love a good pump, you’re going to love this chest and triceps superset. It’s incredibly simple: You do as many pushups as you can, and then roll over onto your back and do chest presses—with 15- to 20-pound dumbbells—for as long as …

Circuit Week 2015! The Workout That Builds Unstoppable Strength

Build muscle and brawn from head to toe with this 5-exercise workout<p>Circuits aren’t just good for burning calories. You can also use them to build strength and muscle. Exhibit A: Day 2 of Circuit Week. It’s designed to help you build “unstoppable” strength by having you perform slow, controlled …

Astounding card magic from Penn and Teller's Fool Us

Magicpeacelove writes, "I've been in magic over 40 years and I can count on one hand (maybe with fingers left over) the number of times an act has …

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