Elijah Simmons

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​7 Kinky Sex Positions That She'll Love

You never know if you'll like it until you try.<p>Are you interested in a little experimentation? Intrigued by the idea of kink, but unsure as to what that actually means?<p>First things first, let's talk about what you’re getting into. Kink means departure from sexual norms, whether that’s by inserting …

50 Easy and Delicious Ways to Cook a Chicken Breast

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>What food could trigger a kitchen battle? The harmless, boneless, skinless—and often flavorless—chicken breast, that’s what.<p>Sure, a single …

This Refreshing Watermelon Salad Is Perfect For Summer

A few ingredients is all it takes to put this healthy dish together<p>Hot summer days call for cool, hydrating foods. To beat the heat, whip up a salad that'll fill you up without weighing you down. And thanks to its high water content, juicy grilled watermelon is the perfect base for this simple …

Every Man Has Felt How Meek Mill Feels After His Breakup With Nicki Minaj

The Philly rapper was candid about the end of their high-profile relationship<p>Meek Mill had some crass lyrics about his breakup with Nicki Minaj on his latest album, <i>Wins and Losses</i>. For example, on “1942 Flows” he disputed reports that she left him by rapping, “Heard that b***h say she cut me, I was …

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 …

These Ten Mistakes Are Killing Your Resume

Although most if not all of us were taught to write our resumes using horrible, zombie language like “Motivated self-starter with a bottom-line orientation,” it is easy to see that if your resume sounds like everybody else’s resume, no one will notice your brilliance!<p>You have to stand out, right in …

How to Make Your Planks Even More Challenging For Your Core

Have fun making your planks go plyo with this brand-new move from Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>Planks are about as much fun as a dental visit. But this new plank variation—called the plyo pushup to plank transfer—kicks up the excitement factor by adding an explosive and dynamic component to the …

How to Do the Tate Press or Elbows-Out-Triceps Extension

It’s called the Tate press, and it’ll transform your bench<p>One thing every great bench presser knows: Work your triceps.<p>Your triceps are instrumental in pressing up the weight in the middle of the lift, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour. If these muscles are weak, you’ll struggle when the …

The Lateral Raise That Crushes Your Obliques

Want to build broad shoulders and a strong core? This exercise checks both off your list<p>The deltoids are the largest muscles on your shoulder. If you want them to look like grapefruit halves stuffed into the top of your sleeves, then you need to do the lateral raise.<p>This exercise targets the …

The Burpee Workout That Will Leave Your Abs Burning

Grab a swolemate and get to work<p>Double the sweat, double the gains: People who work out with a partner they feel comfortable with are more energetic and happier than those who work out alone, report Santa Clara University scientists.<p>And the better you feel going into a workout, the better you’ll …

4 Sex Positions She Wants More Than Missionary

More than 1,100 women reveal what they really crave in bed<p>You want to please your partner. We want to help. (Well, not <i>literally</i>, but you get where this is going.)<p>That’s why we surveyed more than 1,100 women on which sex positions they wish you’d try more often.<p>Spoiler: Missionary position came in …

Why You Should Work Out Your Toes For 2 Minutes Today

You read that right. Your toes may hold the key to more gains<p>Imagine living your life with your hands stuffed into super-padded, rigid gloves. You would barely be able to wiggle your fingers.<p>The concept may seem ridiculous, but that’s exactly what you do with our feet on a daily basis, says <i>Men’s</i> …

The Ultimate Workout For Aesthetics

Build a body that looks like it belongs to a Greek statue<p>When done as a superset, the incline bench press and the deadlift may have a bigger impact on how your body looks than any other combination of exercises, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>That’s because the two movements help …

100 Exercises You Can Do With a 10-Pound Dumbbell

Light weights aren’t just for lightweights<p>Don’t underestimate a 10-pound dumbbell. They can challenge your body in an entirely new way, especially if you’re used to lifting heavy.<p>Lighter weights target the small muscles that stabilize your joints—muscles that get overpowered by larger ones when you …

The Most Effective Abs and Quads Workout You’ll Ever Do

It’s also the most efficient, clocking in at 15 minutes<p>Less is more when it comes to building muscle and burning fat.<p>Take this abs and quad workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, shown in the video above. It’s 15 minutes long and boasts one move, the dumbbell lunge. It’s really that …

The Up-Down Might Be the Simplest Metabolic Exercise You Ever Do

It’s simple, but not easy. Do it today to burn belly fat, improve conditioning, and strengthen your entire body<p>Here’s an exercise you can do right now. It’s called an up-down, and you just go from kneeling to standing to kneeling again. Continue to repeat.<p>It’s extremely simple, but it comes with a …

The 21-Day MetaShred Will Strip Away Fat and Reveal Lean, Hard Muscle

This program ignites your metabolism, torches fat, and builds the body you’ve always wanted<p>I’ve been training clients and working on my own body for the past 15 years. I once was a pudgy 275 pounds and wore 44-inch pants. Today I’m a ripped 225 and slip into 32-inch jeans.<p>I tried every fat-loss …

4 Protein-Packed Salads You Can Make with a Rotisserie Chicken

Feast on 30+ grams of muscle fuel with these easy, delicious salads<p>A rotisserie bird is a godsend for a busy guy. Pick one up at the supermarket, tear off some meat, add vegetables, and you have a protein-packed meal ready in minutes.<p>Try one of these four salad recipes to fuel up in a …

The Complex That Firebombs Fat in Just 5 Minutes

Incinerate belly fat at the end of your workout with this metabolic finisher<p>A complex is one of the fastest ways to burn fat. You never have to put down the weights, so you move non-stop from exercise to exercise with zero rest.<p><b>Related:</b> The Anarchy Workout From <i>Men’s Health</i>: 2 Dumbbells, 30 Minutes, …

5 Ways to Bench Press without a Bench

Hit the floor to press bigger numbers and build a bigger upper body<p>When chest day rolls around, most men head straight for the bench.<p>But here’s why you should skip the lines and take your pressing to the floor instead.<p>The floor press is not only easier on your shoulders, but it targets your triceps …

The 70 Best Bodyweight Exercises to Seek and Destroy Fat

Use these cardio movements to wipe out calories and get seriously lean<p>What happens when you ask <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director how he burns fat fast?<p>He answers your question with this video—a compilation of his favorite 70 bodyweight cardio exercises.<p><b>Related</b>: METASHRED EXTREME—the Ultimate Fitness …

The Phenomenal Fat-Burning Swing-and-Squat Workout

This power couple will light your muscles on fire<p>Barack and Michelle, Jay-Z and Beyoncé, and Bill and Melinda are some of our favorite power couples.<p>But now <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour wants to add a new duo to the list: the swing and the squat.<p>“In their own right, the swing and the …

The 10-Minute Workout That Will Fry Your Abs

This plank jack complex will crush calories and carve your core<p>The plank strengthens the dozens of muscles between your shoulders and hips.<p>But if you jack your feet in and out as you do it, the plank suddenly becomes so much more than just a core builder.<p>The quick movement of your feet provides a …

54 Ways to Work Your Glutes

And a 6-week training plan to make you a lower-body beast<p>Back in college, I thought the stepup was a stupid exercise. They were a part of my strength and conditioning program when I played football at Amherst College.<p>Every guy on the team trained together, and we tended to use the same weight to …

Pump Up Your Biceps, Triceps, and Shoulders with the Triple Crush

Your arms will never look bigger or feel stronger<p>Looking for a good arm workout?<p>You could hit your biceps with some curls, then your shoulders with the overhead press, and finally your triceps with a few extensions.<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY—Fast Bodyweight Workouts From <i>Men’s Health</i> That Are So Intense, …

The ‘Squat Jackup’ May Be Your New Favorite Cardio Workout

This 3-exercise bodyweight flow will burn a ton of calories and help you get in great shape<p>Whether you’re stuck inside, you’re on the road, or you absolutely can’t stand pounding the pavement, you’ll love this no-run cardio complex.<p><i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director calls it the “squat jackup,” and it …

38 Insanely Fun Ways to Carve a 6 Pack

The bear crawl alone is one of the best moves for your abs. Here are 38 ways to make it even better<p>It’s hard to improve upon the bear crawl. It strengthens your core like few other exercises.<p>But <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour dreamt up 38 ways to make the exercise even more effective and …

This Workout Is Short, Sweet, and Will Rock Your Core

3 exercises, 3 rounds, the ultimate abs burn<p>You have to try this core-shaking threesome.<p>(We’re talking about the abs workout shown in the video above . . . What did you <i>think</i> it was?)<p>Designed by <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande, the bodyweight circuit—which consists of plank jumps, oblique …

Build Your Chest and Back with Just One Dumbbell

This simple workout takes only 20 minutes, but it yields big results<p>This upper-body workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour is incredibly simple and ridiculously effective.<p>All you need is one dumbbell and 20 minutes.<p>You’ll perform 10 reps of the single-arm chest press every minute on …

33 Ways to Use a Medicine Ball During Your Next Workout

These are not the med-ball exercises you learned in gym class<p>Most days, medicine balls get passed over at the gym. But you might head straight for them after watching the video above.<p>In it, <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour demonstrates 33 awesome med-ball exercises, including the headlock …