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The Best Lower Back Stretch You're Not Doing

​Use this lat stretch pre or post-workout to pamper your lower back<p>One of the health and performance hacks I've consistently recommended to <i>Men's Health</i> readers over the years and in my bodyweight training book, "Your Body Is Your Barbell," is hanging from a bar daily. Hanging vertically provides …

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> …

The Best Move to Snatch Up More Power

Build total-body strength and power without hoisting a barbell<p>Monster lifts like the clean and jerk and the snatch aren't just for gym rats. They're efficient ways for any guy to build total-body strength and power—and you don't need to hoist barbell-bending loads to reap their benefits. Indeed, …

Six Moves to a Six-Pack

These are the best core exercises you've never done, and they'll reveal the abs you never knew you had

The World's Most Efficient Workout

Increase the intensity of your workouts<p>Muscles are funny things. They respond to just about any type of training, as long as it's hard and as long as it's not the same damn thing you've always done. That's the beauty of density training: It's a whole lot of stuff you haven't tried yet. And best of …

Find Out if You Have a Strength Imbalance

Sculpt muscle and boost total-body mobility and coordination—one limb at a time<p>Think of these two body-weight exercises as performance audits. "Being able to do both the offset pushup and the single-leg squat with perfect form proves that you're strong and athletic," says Craig Ballantyne, C.T.T., …

Workouts

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The 4 Toughest Sprint Workouts You Can Do

Take your workouts outside the gym and still get huge gains<p>While the super-lean physique of an elite distance runner might not be your goal, just about anyone interested in fitness can benefit from adding sprinting workouts to their fitness plan.<p>And if you’re short on time, serious sprint sessions …

The Running Test You Should Be Able to Pass

It’s simple, but by no means easy. How do you stack up compared to the average guy?<p>Back in grade school, you ran one mile for the President's Challenge Physical Fitness Test to show how aerobically fit you were. As an adult, you’re lucky if sprinting on the basketball court or chasing your kids …

The Warrior Workout

All you need is a pair of light dumbbells and an appetite for lots of work with little rest

Only 10 Percent of Men Can Do This Exercise. Are You One of Them?

If you can't, don't worry: We have the training plan to help you master the move<p>The single-side bird dog exercise looks easy, but don’t be fooled: It’s ridiculously hard. In fact, about 90 percent of people can’t do it, says Sam Stauffer, a trainer with <i>Men’s Health</i> Thrive in Philadelphia.<p>What makes …