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How many calories you should be eating, depending on your exact age

When it comes to staying in shape and maintaining a healthy weight, advice can be conflicting with old-wives' tales and myths contributing to a blur …

Abs Basics

The Lunge You’ll Want to Do Every Workout

All other lunges will seem boring after you perform this variation<p>Why would you want to do this lunge every workout? Because it’s almost a workout in and of itself.<p>Check it out in the video above as demonstrated by <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour. You’ll start with a kettlebell lateral …

Ultimate Guide to the Kettlebell Snatch (plus 4 Workouts)

Kettlebell Snatch Overview<p>The final progression and the <i>holy grail</i> of full body exercises is the <b>Kettlebell Snatch.</b> You need to ensure you have an</b> …

10 At-home Workouts You Can Do With 1 Kettlebell

Kettlebells are great for making your workout routines more challenging and creative. Kettlebells offer unique advantages over dumbbells, because the …

The 12-Minute Workout That Burns More Calories Than Sprinting

Want to burn fat fast? Skip the treadmill and grab a kettlebell instead<p>To incinerate your cheat meal faster, skip the treadmill and exercise bike: A 12-minute kettlebell circuit burns more calories than doing all-out cardio for the same length of time, a Southeastern Louisiana University study …

The 5 Exercises Every Guy Should Master

Before you do another rep, make sure you’re an expert on these movements first<p>I know the best way to train my body. But this knowledge took almost two decades to accumulate.<p>So when I look back on my first workout ever, I cringe.<p>There are so many things I would do differently. If I had known back …

The 20-Minute Kettlebell Shred

With one kettlebell and enough room to swing it, you can get an awesome metabolic workout<p>A new study in the <i>Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research</i> shows that the length of workouts doesn’t matter. The Danish researchers compared nine shorter sessions to three longer ones, and found absolutely …

The Bodybuilding Superset That Packs on Serious Upper-Body Muscle

Here’s how to achieve an epic chest and back pump<p>If you want to get bigger up top, then you need to stick with the basics: the pushup and the bent-over row.<p>This push-pull pairing is a classic bodybuilding technique that has withstood the test of time.<p><b>Related:</b> Try the Anarchy Workout—One Guy Lost 18 …

3 Rows You Must Do for Thicker Biceps

Stretch the limits of your shirtsleeves by learning a completely new way to sculpt your arms<p>Without even looking at you, we’re fairly certain that your arms aren’t as big as they could be. How can we be so sure?<p>Because nearly all men—seasoned lifters included—make one critical error when working …

The One-Dumbbell Workout For Bigger Arms

This high-volume workout will upsize your arms in under 10 minutes a day<p>Muscles respond to both heavy weights and high volume.<p>When you’re talking about arm muscles, though, there’s only so much weight you can use on biceps curls and triceps extensions without screwing up your form and putting your …

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 Genius New Exercise That Builds Your Back and Biceps

You probably haven’t seen this movement anywhere else<p>This all-new back and biceps exercise comes from the mind of <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p><b>Related:</b> THE 21-DAY METASHRED—an At-Home Body-Shredding Program From <i>Men’s Health</i> That Strips Away Fat and Reveals Hard Muscle<p>It’s not …

Why ‘Back Abs’ Are All the Rage Right Now

Plus, the 6 exercises that will help you chisel them<p>Besides the biceps, the core is the area of the body that every gym rat becomes most obsessed with. A lean midsection has long been the measure of a man’s fitness, sexual prowess, and even work ethic.<p>But have you ever heard of back abs? “Back Abs” …

The Sleeve-Busting Workout That You’ll Love to Hate

This unconventional arm routine will hammer your biceps and triceps<p>When you see the word “unconventional” next to “arm workout,” there’s a pretty good chance it’s a lame routine that won’t deliver results.<p>But that’s not the case with this biceps and triceps circuit from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director …

The Only Kettlebell Workout You Need to Know

Kettlebells may look as though they belong in an exercise museum, but they’re fast becoming one of the most important pieces of equipment for the …

Wherever You Go, Your Personal Cloud Of Microbes Follows

Remember Pig-Pen? The little kid from Charles Schulz's <i>Peanuts</i> cartoons who walked around in a cloud of dirt? Well, the human body does spew a cloud, but instead of dirt it contains millions of microorganisms.<p>"It turns out that that kid is all of us," says James Meadow, a microbial ecologist who led …

Microbiology

Make Your Abs Workout 5X Harder

This trick is quick, simple, and highly effective<p>Planks are tough, but you probably wouldn’t call them nightmarish.<p>Until now.<p>This version of the exercise comes from Dean Somerset, C.S.C.S., an exercise physiologist in Edmonton, Alberta Canada. In just 10 seconds, your abs will feel as if they’re …

10 Exercises You Can Do with 10-Pound Dumbbells

Discover how to unlock the serious power of light weights

The ‘One Exercise Workout’ for Anytime You Don’t Feel Like Working Out

Use this approach anytime your mind gets in the way of your exercise<p>Ever had one of those days when your body is willing to work out, but your mind is not?<p>The reason doesn’t matter: It could be a stressful day at work, or a family matter that you can’t get out of your head. It could even be the …

A Brief History of Everything, feat. Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Butt Builder That Will Help You Squat More Weight, Run Faster, and Jump Higher

Get your rear in gear with this glutes exercise<p>If you want to boost your bench, squat, and deadlift, build your butt, and improve your running and jumping form, then you must add the weighted single-leg hip thrust to your routine.<p>First, you should be able to do 10 body-weight reps on each side …

3 Organic Meal Recipes That Are Mind-Blowingly Delicious

Because no man should ever be forced to enjoy his heritage pork tenderloin with a heaping side of pesticides<p>My allegiance to organic foods began, interestingly enough, during my punk anarchist teen years.<p>Along with the moshing, headbanging, and neon-orange hair, I became distrustful of the …

Just How Strong, Fast, and Powerful are You?

Find out with this 5-minute power pair challenge<p>This challenge uses a one-two punch of strength and power movements. You’ll perform two pairs of exercises—the bench press and plyo pushup, and the goblet squat to press and jump squat. Each pair consists of a strength movement and a power movement …

The Quickest Way to Build Muscle and Burn Fat

If you go down to your local gym, you will see that there are many people who are trying to build muscle. Nowadays, you can find a sort of fancy …

Fitness Challenge: Can You Do 77 Reps in 3 Minutes?

You’ll only perform 3 minutes of work, but your heart and lungs will be screaming<p>The burpee and the kettlebell swing are known as two of the toughest, fast-paced, total-body exercises out there. So we thought, why not combine them into a brutal fitness challenge?<p>Here’s how it works: Perform as many …

The Only 5 Ab Exercises You'll Ever Need

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters, DETAILS</i><p><i>(photos: Getty)</i><p>Take a look around your gym: There's no end to the array of abs exercises that guys are churning out. Their bodies are contorted. Their foreheads are drenched. But their abs? Meh.<p>See, when it really comes down to it, all you really need are five staple …

Workouts

11 Brutal Exercises You Love to Hate (But Really Love)

Relationship status: It’s complicated. These grueling exercises are super difficult and draining, but they you keep coming back for more<p>The safety squat bar—or SSB—has built-in padding around the neck and shoulders. In fact, the two-pronged piece of equipment resembles a travel pillow attached to a …

The 5-Minute Upper Body Workout

Hit your chest, shoulders, back, and arms in almost no time<p>A well-defined upper body makes you look like you mean business. It relays strength and confidence on the beach, underneath a T-shirt at the bar, and dressed in a button down in the boardroom.<p>But just how powerful is your upper half? Find …

Sesame Street parody makes Game of Thrones look absolutely adorable

We can’t wait for <i>Game of Thrones</i> to make its fifth season debut next Sunday filled with all the mystery, violence and betrayal that have cemented the fantasy epic as one of TV’s best shows.<p>We don’t recommend letting your kids tune into the newest episodes, but <i>Sesame Street</i> gives kids the next best …

Sesame Street