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10 Things Every Lifter Should Be Able to Do

Take the Tests, Identify Weaknesses, and Get Better<p>Focus on what you need to do, not necessarily on what you want to do. That's the secret to …

The pornstars whose tunes bang too

Pretty much every facet of the human experience has been explored to some extent in pornography, so it only makes sense that the relationship between porn and music should be be strange, varied, and full of surprises. While there have been enough avant-garde porn soundtracks to put the clichés of …

How to Sprint Your Way to a 6-Pack

Why Sprint Training Is the Best Abdominal Workout<p>There are so many great abdominal workouts out there and in the gym that are based around resistance …

Increase Athleticism in 6 Minutes

5 Things You Should Do Every Day to Stay Healthy<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>The deep squat is an essential movement pattern that you'll lose if …

Turn Your Pushup into the Ultimate Abs Exercise

One simple twist to this classic exercise will light up your obliques and rock your core<p>A regular pushup works your upper body and core. Rotating your leg underneath you as you lower to the floor turns the move into a complete abs blaster. "The cross-body pushup forces your abdominal …

The Chest and Shoulder Blaster that Will Leave You Spent

Redesign your upper body with this brand-new, 3-move circuit<p>It takes more than a steady diet of presses and curls to reach your full potential for size and strength. "You need to challenge your upper-body muscles in fresh ways to stimulate new growth," says Sean De Wispelaere, a coach for <b>Men's</b> …

The Ultimate 5-Minute Lower-Body Warmup

It only takes a few minutes to unlock your muscular potential and squat more weight than ever before<p>Boost your squat performance with this 5-minute warmup from <i>Men's Health</i> advisor BJ Gaddour. It will increase your hip and groin mobility, protect your back and knees, and help you lift harder and …

The 60-Second Scorcher You Can Do Anywhere

How strong is your single-leg strength? Put it to the test with this weekend's tough body-weight challenge<p>This weekend's challenge may look like a party trick, but don't be fooled—the single-leg hip hinge is the ultimate test of unilateral strength and total-body stability, says Todd Durkin, …

The Secrets to the Perfect Squat

There's more to mastering this classic move than you might think<p>Take your squat to the next level with these new tips and tricks from <i>Men's Health</i> advisor BJ Gaddour. Follow them, and you'll have strength and stability every time you squat, whether it's with a loaded barbell on your back or no …

Do More Pushups Than Ever Before!

Use this plan to push past your limits and go way beyond average<p>How many pushups can you do? Scratch that. How many pushups can you do with perfect form? That means your body stays in a straight line, your chest touches the floor, your elbows are tucked to your sides, and your arms are fully …

The Secret To Jumping Higher Than Everyone Else

Maybe you won’t leap like LeBron James, but follow these tips to go higher than the average guy<p>Every year, college football hopefuls prepare their bodies for the NFL. JP Major, C.S.C.S., and performance specialist for EXOS in Phoenix, is one of the trainers that helps them do just that. He works …

The Exercise That Can Improve Your Posture

Banish your desk-jockey slouch with this one move<p>Chances are, you're reading this while sitting at your desk or hunched over your smartphone. Unfortunately, both positions can wreak havoc on your posture. "It doesn't matter how brawny your upper body is," says BJ Gaddour C.S.C.S., author of <b>Your</b> …

Are Your Biceps as Big as the Average Guy’s?

Find out if you have flex appeal—and the quickest ways to get it<p>Biceps are relatively small as muscles go, but they’re important. “Any time you pull, grab, hug, grapple, carry, or lift something, your biceps are working,” says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <i>Men's Health</i> StreamFIT and author of <i>Your</i> …

Is This Popular Exercise Messing Up Your Shoulders?

Follow this quick tip to stay off the disabled list and increase your upper-body strength<p>In weight rooms everywhere, guys are doing a classic exercise wrong. Sam Stauffer, a trainer for <i>Men's Health</i> Thrive, sees it every day. "It's a surefire way to get injured over time if you don't correct your …

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Blazing Burpees

Challenge your muscles from every direction with this lightning-quick fitness test<p>This fitness challenge may consist of only two moves—the burpee and lateral shuffle—but it'll tax your muscles, jolt your metabolic system, and leave you drenched. "When done back-to-back, the burpee and lateral …

Olympian workouts to tone booty, strengthen core

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 2:56<p>February 10th, 2014<p>Olympic fencer Tim Morehouse shows Kathie Lee and Hoda a few workout exercises that will help you tone your booty, strengthen the upper body and add muscle to your legs.<p>More video<p>TRENDING<p>LIFESTYLE

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12 exercise upgrades for faster results

To take a regular pushup to the next level, elevate your feet. "Just like an incline press is harder than a flat press, a decline pushup is harder …

6 Challenges You Must Accept and Beat

Here's what you need to know...<p>You need challenges to find out what you're made of. Especially <i>you</i>, keyboard warrior.<br>• You should at least be as strong …

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How Exercise Re-Programs Your Body's Chemistry

Here are three hormones that, spurred by activity, make you healthier<p>The powers of a good sweat are well-documented: Regular physical activity can help lower your blood pressure and cholesterol levels, help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight, and reduce your risk of depression, heart …

The Fastest Way to Get in Running Shape

If your running game needs a tune-up, get a jolt with these speed drills<p>Usain Bolt isn't the only person who should be cranking into fifth gear. Adding a speed session to your running routine will get you back into shape faster, so you're ready for that 5K or marathon down the road. Plus, you’ll …

7 Ways to Squat Pain Free

<b>The squat is one of the key exercises that we all do in the gym but for many people it leads to knee pain, so here is how to Squat Pain Free.</b><p>When …

Why Deep Squats Are Good for You

Page: 1Next »<p>The ability to perform a picture perfect (deep) squat pattern demonstrates that someone has proper ankle dorsiflexion, hip flexion, …

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Hardgainer: Stretch for Muscle

The following are stretches you can do for each muscle group. Perform these stretches after your workout when your muscles are already warm and …

The Top 13 Reasons Why You Need to Start Doing Bodyweight Exercises

I’ll admit it; I am hooked on bodyweight exercises. I have been working out for 2 decades, rotating through dozens of different workout fads, but one …

Jason Ferruggia’s Renegade Fitness

The biggest, strongest dudes in the world all do four things.<p>1) They Use a Limited Number of Exercises Per Workout<p>In most cases that ends up being no …

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7 Tips for Dominating the Deadlift

1 of 8<p>Earlier this year, I deadlifted 837.5 pounds…raw. Of course, I train to be one of the strongest men on the planet but it’s not <i>just</i> about …

How to boost your back squat

Want to build muscle, increase strength, and burn fat all at the same time? The squat is for you.<p>The squat hits every muscle in the body in some way, …

From Couch to Tough Mudder Workout

For those who are new to the marathon and fitness scene, taking on something like a run can be extremely overwhelming. Especially with new runs like the "Tough Mudder," where trudging through mud, hopping over fire or crawling beneath barbed wire is a typical obstacle, all aspiring runners need to …

5 flexibility marks every man should hit

When it comes to desired physical characteristics, flexibility falls down the priority list, as most guys would much rather have killer abs and …