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6 Plyometric Exercises for a No-Running Cardio Workout

No running, no problem. Try these full-body exercises that challenge your stamina and core strength so you can fit in cardio without putting in major …

Workouts

The Best Workout You Can Do When You Can't Hit the Gym

You won't need a single piece of equipment<p>This workout from Bobby Maximus, trainer and author of the <i>Maximus Body</i> from <i>Men's Health</i>, is proof that you don't need a gym, heavy-duty equipment—or even basic equipment—to get in a heart-pumping, fat-melting workout.<p>"The 10 to 1 is one of my go-to …

How Your Diet Should Change In Your 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s

Here's our decade-by-decade guide on how you can eat healthy for life<p>Let's face it: you're not the same person you were in your 20s. As you age, everything from your brain to your metabolism to your penis slows down. Your body is constantly changing over time, so the food you put on your plate …

This Exercise Can Strengthen Your Core and Blow Up Your Biceps

All you need is one set of dumbbells and 10 minutes<p>Trainer Andy Speer, creator of Anarchy Abs, a workout program from <i>Men's Health</i> that will help you build the six-pack of your dreams, is here with a single move that will do double-duty on your arms and abs. The best part? You only need one set of …

When To Get The Cheapest Flights For Your 2018 Holiday

✈️ ☀️ 🏝<p>To get the best deal on flights for your 2018 holiday you should book two months before your scheduled departure, new research suggests.<p>A …

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of advice from their own marriages to make sure my wife and I didn’t shit the (same) bed. I think most newlyweds do this, especially after a few cocktails …

Relationships

5 Natural Ways to Stay Healthy This Cold Season

There’s so much to look forward to when the cold weather creeps in — cuddling by the fire with a good new book, hosting holiday parties for your BFFs, and keeping cozy in chic sweaters. The only thing we’re <i>not</i> looking forward to? Cold and flu season, when sick days and stuffed-up noses seem …

Wellness

These are the questions you should always ask during a job interview

The questions YOU ask during a job interview are just as important as the answers you give.<p>Popular life stories<p>Knowing which questions to ask at a …

Employment

33 science fiction and fantasy books that everyone will be talking about in 2017

Better make some space on your shelves<p>We’ve already taken a look at what novels are hitting bookshelves this month, but 2017 promises to be a huge year for science fiction and fantasy literature as a whole. There’s going to be some great reads from debut authors, while some of the best names in the …

Watch: the 12-minute complete bodyweight burner home workout

It's always easy to say 'no' - especially when it comes to skipping a sweat session.<p>But did you know that missing just one workout increases your …

This Mental Trick of Olympic Athletes Can Radically Increase Your Productivity

Top athletes use this simple but powerful technique to perform at their best. So can you.<p>This summer in Rio de Janeiro, we're likely to see awe-inspiring displays of physical prowess. What we're unlikely to see is the mental work that goes into those jaw-dropping accomplishments.<p>Everyone knows that …

Rio De Janeiro

30 motivational songs to jump start your day

It’s the first day back to work after the Christmas break and you’re probably not feeling your best. Luckily, we’ve got the perfect remedy for New …

Same-sex Marriage

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Ripped

James MichelfelderCharles StaleyGet RippedNot sure where to start? This program gets results in weeks.

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5 Essential Exercises Every Guy Must Master

Matthew Basso for Muscle & FitnessEssential MovesEvery guy should master these five basic exercises.

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Are you fit enough to pass these tests?

There are fitness challenges – and then there are mental crucibles from Gym Jones.<p>The following four tests have been known to make men sweat …

Try the ‘Humane Burpee’ for a Ridiculously Good Workout

You’ll pack more work into 4 minutes than most people do in 30<p>One of my favorite exercises to do when I’m time crunched: the humane burpee. (Those are two words I bet you never thought you’d see together.)<p>Created by my good friend Dan Martin, a powerlifter and former firefighter, the exercise works …

Sex Tips For Straight Guys From a Bi Girl

You can learn a lot from a woman with boobs who loves boobs<p>Hello, straight men. I like you. You’re fun to hang out with and play pool with and talk to. Hell, I’ve even had sex with some of you and enjoyed it quite a bit.<p>Also? We share a common interest in having sex with ladies.<p>As someone who has …

Revolutionary Laser Razor Burns Hair Off Instead of Cutting It

The Skarp Razor wants to change how you've been shaving for the last 5,000 years with lasers. Although that prospect might sound frightening, creators Morgan Gustavsson and Paul Binun have produced a futuristic device that’s actually better for your skin than traditional shaving methods—it reduces …

Burns

10 New Drugs That Could Change Your Life

The FDA has recently approved these potentially game-changing meds<p>Over the past few decades, scientists have invented a slew of new drugs that have significantly changed healthcare—and the lives of those who suffer from conditions ranging from cancer to erectile dysfunction.<p>More recently, dozens of …

Why Strength Is a Matter of Life and Death

Your doctor can predict your future health and longevity with a simple test on an inexpensive machine. So why isn’t every doctor using it?<p>If you had seen me walking into my doctor’s office on the morning of May 18, 2015, your first thought wouldn’t have been, “That fat dad sure needs to lose some …

This Guy Lost 30 Pounds and Got Absolutely Shredded. See How He Did It

His training and nutrition plan may shock you<p>A year ago, Jonathan Montgomery, a 37-year-old firefighter with the Hillsborough County Florida Fire Rescue, was overworked, overweight, and sluggish. “I was strong, but slow and fat,” he said.<p>Fast-forward to today, and Montgomery is a physical specimen. …

3 Quick Total Body Workouts Recommended by the Pros

We’ve all done it: You start a workout regimen, excited about getting into shape. You aced the first one. On the second, you were feeling strong. …

7 Squat Variations to Build Muscular Legs

<b>7 Squat Variations to Build Muscular Legs</b>You know that the humble squat is one of the best exercises there is for shoring up lower body strength—and …

25 Ways to Get a Ripped Summer Body

1 of 26<p>The Experts Have Spoken<p>Our goal with this piece is to give you enough information to get yourself ripped before the summer starts, no matter …

Nutrition

This Yoga Sequence Will Loosen Up Insanely Tight Hamstrings

Running and crazy-tight hamstrings seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly, but it doesn't have to be that way! Hop on your mat after a run and do this short yoga sequence. It not only targets the backs of the legs, but also increases flexibility in the lower back and hips — opening those …

5 Kettlebell Workouts for a Ripped Summer Physique

<b>Duration</b> 30 min<p><b>Exercises</b> 21<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If you want to add slabs of muscle and get lean as fast as you can for summertime, use kettlebells. Those …

The Two Moves That Will Help You Jump Higher Than Everyone Else

Want to dunk a basketball or spike a volleyball in your opponent’s face? Boost your vertical by adding these exercises to you workout<p>If you want to dunk in your next pickup game, zero in on your lower leg. Your knees and ankles are the key to jumping higher, according to a new study in the <i>Journal</i> …