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The ultimate strength-building MMA workout

Corey Jenkins/Getty Images<p>Corey Jenkins/Getty Images<p><b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 6<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>In mixed martial arts, explosiveness can mean the difference …

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day for a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle.<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could be out running?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip trying a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p><b>RELATED:</b> …

How to Lose Body Fat Fast with These 5 Tips

As sure as the sun shines, summer is on its way and I start getting the inevitable, “How to lose body fat?…FAST!?”Well, there are a lot of things you …

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This 8 Minute Insanely Hard Conditioning Workout Will Burn Your Fat Like Crazy

If you have 8 minutes to spare, you can get this insanely hard workout done and you will regret the decision starting it (in a good way). Forget …

How to re-wire your body to burn, not store, fat

Like so many other Americans, Mike Berland had been struggling with a big problem: weight gain and a seeming inability to lose it. An avid golfer, skier, runner and triathlete, Berland could no longer enjoy the activities he loved without feeling terrible or gaining weight. Eating restrictions …

The 5-Minute Maxout Workout

The Maxout Workout is intense, but extremely efficient<p>Five minutes? That’s it?<p>Trust us, you don’t want to go for longer than that.<p>Follow-along with <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande in the workout shown above. Each minute, you’ll attack a different part of your body with two separate …

Start here: four weeks to get fit

Heptathlete Louise Hazel’s workouts will get you back in action – starting with just 10 minutes a day. (Step one: get off the sofa)<p>How long has it been since you did some exercise? A few weeks, months, more? As with any change in life, the first step is the hardest, but it really doesn’t take much …

15 amazing exercises you forgot all about

It’s sometimes said that the best workout is the one you haven’t done. After all, the body adapts quickly to even the most challenging of routines …

This Fitness Challenge Is Your Worst Nightmare

Test your willpower, strength, and muscular endurance with these 4 ass-kicking exercises<p>There are exercises that you can do with relative ease—and then there are the ones that kick your butt every single time. The ones that leave you standing in a puddle of your own sweat. The ones that make your …

The 5 Secrets of Effective Body-Weight Training

You don't have to lift weights to get fit. Just push yourself. Discover five ways to turn your body into the most effective muscle-building tool on the planet<p>Warning: your whole concept of strength training is about to change. How can we be so sure? Because for years, fitness insiders have told men …

Here’s What Your Voice Tells Others About You

People judge you by your voice in many ways.<p>Via Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior:<p>The result: speakers with higher-pitched …

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing

Six lessons we can learn from geniuses

Whether it’s designing a supersonic vehicle, helping the blind to see or creating space history, what can we learn from the great minds behind these feats?<p>Our series The Genius Behind has taken you inside the minds of people who are making the impossible possible. Whether it is designing the …

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The Year’s Best Fitness Tips

Enhance your workouts with cutting-edge research and insight from experts

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The Best Fitness Gifts for Every Athlete

Enhance your home gym and break a sweat in style with this awesome workout gear

15 Research Based Secrets to Bulletproof Willpower

• Need willpower right now? Clench your fists, cross your arms, tense your muscles, and stand up straight. (Improving your posture can improve your …

The 4 Psychological Techniques That Increased Navy SEAL Passing Rates

Ever since reading The Warrior Elite: The Forging of SEAL Class 228 I’ve been interested in Navy SEAL training, particularly the psychological …

The 3 Techniques The US Army Uses To Instill Mental Toughness

Via Annie Murphy Paul’s very interesting article in Time:<p><b>1) “Mental toughness comes from thinking like an optimist.”</b><p>The program’s key message: Mental …

4 Technology Options that Might Kill the Church Bulletin

The church bulletin is a staple, tried and true, trusted in and relied on by all. Bored by the announcements? Peruse your well-loved bulletin. …

15 Characteristics of Today's Unchurched Person

If you’re like many Christians, you have an authentic desire to share your faith with people who don’t yet follow Jesus. I know I do.<p><b>One of my</b> …

Thom Rainer's Top 10 Rules of Thumb for Healthy Churches

Thom Rainer (the president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources) recently offered his Top 10 rules of thumb for healthy churches in America.<p>Several …

Submit a story • ChurchLeaders

So, you want to submit a story, eh? Great, we love content from church leaders! Simply follow the steps below:<p>If you haven’t done so already, login …

7 Things Pastor Tell Me Kept Them from Leading Well

In my talks with pastors and ministry leaders, I hear some repeated themes. One common theme is they have a story of a failed leadership experience. …