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By Flora Spink | Articles, videos and advice on how to enjoy exercise and get fit. Includes features on running, working out at the gym, yoga, skiing, cross-fit, hiking and more

5 reasons you should run to work

You’ve thought about it, right? Now read our 5 reasons you should run to work for motivation to make it happen!

Too few hours in the day to squeeze in …


Fitness tips for 31 to 40-year-olds

From how to beat belly fat to the best time-short exercises, here's how to get the most out of your workout plan during your demanding thirties

Family …


24 thoughts every beginner runner has


1. It looks a bit cold/rainy/dark outside. Maybe I shouldn't run today?

2. No, I'm determined to get out there, I'm sure I'll feel amazing once I …


20 ways you're Spinning wrong

Kathleen Kamphausen

Don't let silly mistakes make your indoor cycling sessions less effective. The next time you park your butt on a bike, right these …


The One Move That Tones Your Whole Body

When we think about incorporating a specific motion into our training routines, we typically think of planks, lunges, squats — the standard stuff. …


Mantras all long-distance runners need to memorise


One of the first things that hit me when I signed up to do the Virgin Money London Marathon for Cancer Research UK back in the balmy days of …


Why cross-training is SO important for runners


I've always assumed the best way to train for running a hell of a long race like a marathon, is to, well, run a hell of a lot of miles. But what …


5 Mind Tricks To Make Your Workouts Easier & More Fun

We've all been there. For whatever reason, you just can seem to focus on your workout — maybe it's a "blah" day or you have a lot on your mind. Or …


8 True Tests of Your Overall Fitness

Just because you run doesn't mean you're in shape–as a Runner's World editor discovered.

As a runner, it’s easy to enter a training bubble: sleep, eat, run, repeat. It can be a cycle that helps you become a better runner, but it’s easy to forget—or flat-out ignore—that you should be doing other …


19 Reasons to Work Out (Beyond the Perfect Body)

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Let’s face it: While you know hitting the gym is good for you, sometimes your workout motivation plateaus — or downright plummets. …


A Simple 15-Minute Workout That Gets the Job Done

Caroline Gogolak and Katie Warner Johnson are two Harvard-educated ballerinas who ended up in the fashion and fitness industries, respectively. The two synched up to start Carbon38, the go-to online retailer for niche fitness brands with a strong fashion focus. We tapped this very tapped-in healthy


Meet the Kettlebell Queen Who Successfully Lost 80 Pounds

Dina Juve is one of our five Next Fitness Star competition finalists.

Voting is now open for our Next Fitness Star competition, and the search for the


8 Entrepreneurs Share Their Morning Workout Routine


Your morning routine is important. Check email; meet with your staff. Yet, before you even hit the office, make sure you hit the gym. Here's what these eight 'treps do each day.

Summer is a time to take long vacations and evaluate your life goals, right? Not for these entrepreneurs. These are …


The More The Better? 7 Wise Ways To Workout That Help You Make Progress

Ever felt that your motivation to exercise and workout is directly proportional to the progress you make? The motivation soars until the day you …


Get Ripped Like Rory

Build total-body power with this workout from Rory McIlroy’s trainer, Stephen McGregor, Ph.D.

For his full Men's Health cover story, check out Rory McIlroy’s Secrets to a Better Life (and a Better Golf Game).

Barbell Deadlift

Roll the bar against your shins and grab it using an overhand grip that’s just …


7 Techniques To Boost Your Willpower

We start our New Year or Monday mornings off with good intentions – we are going to lose weight, stop smoking, organize our closets and train for …


Exercises that Burn the Most Calories

Disclaimer: This article is for informative purposes only. Always consult a physician before starting any physical fitness program in order to reduce


The #1 Best Exercises For Men According to 8 Trainers

The #1 Best Exercises For Men According to 8 TrainersAlthough we all have preferences when it comes to choosing our favorite way to get fit, whether …


Jillian Michaels' Fat-Melting Bodyweight Workout

Jillian Michaels' Fat-Melting Bodyweight Workout Jillian Michaels is the living, breathing badass billboard for her body of work (just check out the …


A Workout Plan for Every Type of Guy

C. SIMONETTIYour Perfect WorkoutFrom the newbie to the gym junkie.


An absolute beginner’s guide to running

Ready to hit the ground running? It's easier than you'd think to get started with this abolsute guide to running and don’t forget to track your …


The secret to running up hills; posture, breathing and maintaining momentum

Every runner, whether experienced or a beginner, gets that feeling of dread every now and then when they remember that great stinking hill in the …


How to Do a Push-Up


How to Do Reverse Crunches


5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.

I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner but I think I am. I've been running for a long time but with no guidance or goals or plans as a stress reliever. But just recently I've decided to take it seriously so I've started myself on


4 Moves, 5 Workouts to Accomplish Any Fitness Goal

New exercises are great for variety, sure. But by mastering this four-pack of tried-and-true classics—and then mixing and matching them with varying …


How to lose half a stone cycling

Half a stone may seem like a lot of weight to lose but it's definitely possible if you train correctly, eat right and follow some of our other tips …

Healthy Eating

Finish Your Workout with ‘The Face Melter’

This finisher only involves one exercise, but it’ll torch an insane amount of fat and leave you dripping from head to toe. That’s why Men’s Health Fitness Director BJ Gaddour calls it the “face melter.”

“Sometimes you just want to melt your face off and challenge your mental toughness when ending a …


7 Fitness Tests That Gauge Your Life Expectancy

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Hand Grip Test

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What it reveals about your health: Having a firm handshake isn't just important for sealing the deal after that job …

Life Expectancy