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How to Cook Chicken Breasts: 50 Delicious Recipes​ | Men’s Health

50 Easy and Delicious Ways to Cook a Chicken Breast<p>The skinless chicken breast is one of the leanest, most protein-packed foods you can eat. It's also boring. Here's how to keep it delicious, meal after meal<p>Getty Images<p>What food could trigger a kitchen battle? The harmless, boneless, skinless—and …

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​This Refreshing Watermelon Salad Is Perfect For Summer | Men’s Health

<b>What You Need:</b><p>1/4 of a watermelon, cut into slices<br>• 2 oz feta cheese<br>• 3 Tbsp pumpkin seeds<br>• 5 mint leaves, chopped<br>• 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil<br>• Salt and pepper to taste<p><b>How to Do It:</b><p>Grill watermelon slices over medium-high heat for 5 minutes per side.<br>• Remove watermelon from heat. Remove the rinds from the …


​Every Man Has Felt How Meek Mill Feels After His Breakup With Nicki Minaj | Men’s Health

“It was a win,” he said. I got Nicki when I was… like I came up. I always wanted Nicki my whole life. I used to talk… remember I had the rap about it. I bagged that. So that was a win of course.”<p><b>Related Video:</b><p>But then came the opposite end of the spectrum.<p>“Of course breaking up with anyone you love …

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Three Career Lessons In Three Graphs

<i>This is a guest post by the daughter of Steve Denning, Stephanie Denning, who writes about</i> <i>leadership</i> <i>issues from a millennial perspective. The views expressed here are her own.</i><p>There’s a lot of career advice out there. I’ve read a lot of it. Ever since I started my career, right out of college, I’ve …


How to Do the Plyo Pushup Plank Transfer | Men's Health

(For an entire program filled with core-shredding movements, check out THE 21-DAY METASHRED. One guy lost 25 pounds of fat in 6 weeks!)<p>Focus on driving your forearms through the bench upon landing in a plank. This ensures more scapular protraction—or separation of the shoulder blades—which engages …

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How to Do the Tate Press or Elbows-Out-Triceps Extension | Men's Health

But skull crushers and kickbacks won’t do the trick, Gaddour says. You need to do the elbows-out-triceps extension, also known as the Tate press.<p>That’s because the exercise targets your triceps while still mimicking the bench press pattern, he explains.<p>Watch Gaddour demonstrate the movement in the …


How to Do the Side Plank Lateral Raise | Men's Health

Do the exercise while balancing in a side plank position and you’ll also challenge your obliques.<p>Gaddour demonstrates how to do the side plank lateral raise in the video above—along with two other core-taxing twists on the lateral raise.<p>Pick a variation and perform two to three sets of 10 to 15 …


Partner Workout: Perfect 10s | Men's Health

So find a partner—a buddy, a sibling, your wife—for this Perfect 10s Swolemate Workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Andy Speer.<p><b>How to Do It</b><br>Partner 1 does 10 reps of the burpee. At the same time, Partner 2 does as many reps as possible of a core movement—like the V-up or abs tuck—until Partner …


The Best Sex Positions For Women | Men's Health

Spoiler: Missionary position came in dead last. The poll consisted of 11 positions, and each participant was asked to select which three she fancied the most.<p>As it turns out, women want the same thing you do: more adventure. Check out the four most popular positions.<p>1: The Face-Off Sex …


Why Your Toes Will Make You Stronger | Men's Health

When you jam your feet into shoes, your toes can’t splay right. Over time, this causes the muscles, tendons, and ligaments in your feet to become extremely tight and weak, he says.<p>Immobile toes and arches can mess up the mechanics of your ankles and knees and can hinder your form when you lunge, …


The Ultimate Workout For Aesthetics | Men's Health

(To unlock a new level of total-body transformation, check out the new METASHRED EXTREME workout program from <i>Men’s Health</i>.)<p>Perform them as a 20-minute workout that will make you look like you spend hours in the gym.<p><b>How to Do the Aesthetics Superset</b><p>Set a timer to go off every four minutes.<p>Perform 8 …


100 Exercises You Can Do With a 10-Pound Dumbbell | Men's Health

Plus, you can toss around a 10-pound dumbbell with much more speed and power than you could a 50-pound weight, which makes them perfect for a metabolic workout.<p>In the video above, <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour—who can overhead press a pair of 100-pound dumbbells and make it look …


The Most Efficient and Effective Workout For Your Abs and Quads | Men's Health

But just because you’re slashing workout time and only doing a single exercise doesn’t mean you’re getting any less effective of a workout. In reality, this workout is designed to be as effective <i>and</i> efficient as possible.<p>That’s because it’s based on the scientifically-proven bodybuilding technique …

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The Up-Down May Be the Simplest Metabolic Move You Ever Do | Men's Health

(Get fitter faster with an activity or health tracker. Head to Best Buy to find the one that fits your needs and goals.)<p>1. It works your entire body. And the better your musculoskeletal fitness, the better your health.<p>In fact, researchers in Brazil found that if you can do a slightly more difficult …


The 21-Day MetaShred Fat-Loss System | Men's Health

THE 21-DAY METASHRED—my all-new body-shredding DVD plan—represents the culmination of every hard truth I’ve learned on the front lines of fat loss. It combines cutting-edge science with tried-and-true training advice to attack your flab with no mercy. One guy lost 25 pounds in 6 weeks!<p>I share five …

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4 Protein-Packed Salads You Can Make with a Rotisserie Chicken | Men's Health

<b>Chop-Chop Salad</b><p>Toss a few handfuls of chopped romaine with these add-ins (all chopped): some rotisserie chicken, tomato, avocado, roasted red pepper, and scallions. Add a spoonful or two of black beans and/or corn. Dress with olive oil, lime juice, salt, and pepper.<p><b>Protein Bomb Salad</b><p>To pump up the …


The 5-Move Complex That Firebombs Fat | Men's Health

Check out one of my favorite complexes below.<p>The constant motion allows you to cram a ton of work into a short amount of time, keep your heart rate elevated, and hit a ton of muscle groups at once. And using a single dumbbell instead of two will target strength imbalances between sides, and better …


Build a Bigger Chest with These 5 Floor Press Variations | Men's Health

The floor press is not only easier on your shoulders, but it targets your triceps better than the standard version of the exercise. Stronger triceps help you power through the “lockout” phase—or the final push at the top of the press—which is a common sticking point for men.<p>Here are my five …


70 Best Bodyweight Cardio Exercises | Men's Health

These resistance-training movements are so effective at annihilating calories for several reasons, he explains:<p>1. They work multiple muscles at once, skyrocketing your metabolism during <i>and</i> after your workout.<p>2. They can be made easier midset so you never have to stop and rest.<p>3. They can be done …


The Swing and Squat Workout | Men's Health

“In their own right, the swing and the squat can burn fat, build muscle, and boost metabolism,” he says. ”But when you combine the two, you have a serious power couple that will light your muscles on fire.”<p>Check out the video above to see how to seamlessly flow from a swing to a squat and back into …


The Plank Jack Complex That Crushes Calories and Carves Your Core | Men's Health

The quick movement of your feet provides a great dynamic stability challenge that makes your abs scream, and ramps up your heart and metabolic rate.<p><b>Related:</b> THE 21-DAY METASHRED—an At-Home Body-Shredding Program From Men’s Health That Strips Away Fat and Reveals Hard Muscle<p>And you can make it even …

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Build a Stronger, More Powerful Body with the Stepup | Men's Health

So when it came to the stepup, we put at least a 45-pound plate on each side. Most of us couldn’t even do one good stepup with our bodyweight, but somehow we thought things would improve when we put 135 pounds on our back.<p>Not so much.<p>I found stepups, at least the way I used to do them, to be …


The Triple Crush Arm Workout | Men's Health

Or you could just do the Triple Crush—which combines all three movements into one exercise to give you the fastest arm pump in the world.<p>Watch <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour perform the combo in the video above. Then grab a single kettlebell or a pair of dumbbells and give it a go.


The No-Run Cardio Workout for People Who Hate Running | Men's Health

Each exercise works your muscles in different ways. That means fatigue won’t overtake you, so you can keep the intensity high the <i>entire</i> time, Gaddour explains.<p>“Your heart rate will go up and up every minute, which is what you need to burn calories and get in great shape,” he says.<p>Here’s how it …

38 Bear Crawl Variations | Men's Health

Watch the video above to see how to intensify the bear crawl with weight plates, resistance bands, burpees, donkey kicks, and more.<p>For a fat-frying finisher, pick one variation and crawl for 5 to 10 minutes, resting only when needed. Or switch up the variation at each minute mark.


The Triple Core Crush Workout | Men's Health

Designed by <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande, the bodyweight circuit—which consists of plank jumps, oblique dips, and tricycles—hits your core from every single angle.<p>You’ll work your shoulders, hip flexors, lower back, obliques, and—the muscles every guy cares about—the rectus abdominis, …


One-Dumbbell Upper-Body Workout | Men's Health

You’ll perform 10 reps of the single-arm chest press every minute on the minute for 10 minutes straight. Then you’ll follow the same protocol for single-arm supported rows.<p>The routine packs a ton of chest and back work into a short amount of time, says Gaddour.<p>And since you’re working each side of …


33 Medicine Ball Variations | Men's Health

Each movement is designed to help you build a stronger core, burn more fat, challenge your body in a new way, and improve your athleticism.<p>And they'll <i>all</i> make you want to add an 8-pound medicine ball to your next workout.


Semicircle Mountain Climber | Men's Health

But instead of staying in one place, you’ll move your feet side to side so that they create an arch on the floor. Can’t picture it? Watch Gaddour demonstrate the exercise in the video above.<p>The new pattern increases the intensity of the mountain climber and creates more instability in your core, …