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This Trainer Wants You to Stop Making This Common Push-Up Mistake

Push-ups tend to be Kryptonite when it comes to performing bodyweight exercises. For such a basic movement, doing the perfect push-up comes with many nuances. The slightest mistake in your form can make this exercise unnecessarily hard to perform and may cause pain in areas like your shoulders and …

Workouts

This Circuit Practically Guarantees a Ripped Upper-Body | Men’s Health

Maximus' 50 QR—or quality reps—workout will make you a master of some of the most important, foundational upper-body moves.<p><b>Directions:</b> Perform the exercises below in the order listed.<p>1. <b>Pushups: 5 Reps</b><br>Pushups are one of the benchmarks of fitness that every guy should master. Make sure your chest …

​Make Gains In No Time With This Total-Body Workout​ | Men’s Health

The great thing about this workout is that you can apply it to any exercise: your bench presses, back squats, front squats, the works. It's a great way to keep track of your gains, too, since it truly is a numbers game.<p>Incorporate Maximus' mass gains workout to build muscle, boost your metabolism, …

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The Best Damn Workout Plan For Natural Lifters

Advanced Training Strategy for Natties<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>The number one mistake by natural lifters is doing too much volume. You need to …

7 High-Intensity Workouts For Greater Muscle Growth

1 of 8<p>Up The Intensity<p>There will come a time in the near future, however, when you'll want to experiment with more advanced methods, or "intensity …

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

<i>By Michael Beck, GQ.</i><p>Getty Images<p>It sounds like a bad infomercial: Get ripped in less time! We're conditioned to believe that jaw-dropping, body-transforming results are achieved only by putting in the hours. But if you've been adhering to the muscle-isolating back-and-bi, chest-and-tri gospel, the …

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The Big-Muscle Superset Workout to Lose Weight and Get the Perfect Body

<i>For all the details on the program, go to MENSFITNESS.com/TrimUp</i><p><b>THE WORKOUT</b><p>DB Flat Chest Press 4 x 10<br>Pull Ups 4 x max<i><br>Rest 45 seconds</i><p>DB Incline Press …

Tip: Get Ripped. Do Countdown Front Squats.

This is brutal, nasty, and highly effective. Challenge a friend to join you. Or an enemy. Here's how to do it.<p>Countdowns are a brutal but popular …

Train Like the Rock: Dwayne Johnson's Arm Routine

The cover of <i>Muscle and Fitness'</i> December 2015 issue features Dwayne Johnson, and we have dubbed him our Man of the Century. "It's a priveledge—<i>M&F</i> …

Dwayne Johnson

Push Pull Legs Routine | The Best Mass-Building Workout Split

<b>By Edd Oldfield | Bodybuilder and Personal Trainer</b><p>Monday: chest, Tuesday: shoulders, Wednesday: legs. Sound Familiar?<p>Ever noticed people in the gym …

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Six New Tabata Workouts for Fast Fat Loss

Here's what you need to know...<p>Tabatas are four-minute intervals of brutal metabolic conditioning.<br>• They sound simple, but if you're doing them …

The Six Best Supersets for a Sick Pump and Serious Muscle Gains

<b></b>The Six Best Supersets for a Sick Pump and Serious Muscle GainsYou want more muscle and you want more size. We get it. But if you’re already working …

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5 Advanced Workout Finishers to Burn Fat

You all loved my first 5 finishers to burn fat, and I'm sure they are working great, helping you shed those extra few pounds and get the most out of …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

7 life lessons I have learnt from Jim Rohn which greatly improved my life

One of the best ways to improve your life in a most effective way is to find a mentor, learn from his teachings and then take action. In that way you …

The Toughest Short Workouts

<b>Row the Distance</b><br>Time: 20 minutes<p>Do it: Row or run for 20 minutes straight. Your goal: Go the greatest distance possible.<p>Try to increase your distance every time you do this workout. Eventually you’ll reach your mental and physical limit—and that’s where true fitness breakthroughs happen.<p><b>Bodyweight</b> …

How to Do 50 Perfect Pushups | Men's Health

Most people think that with just a bit of training they’ll be able to nail that goal.<p>My response is, “Great, now show me your pushup.” Nearly every single time, the person’s pushup isn’t up to the standard we maintain at Gym Jones, the Salt Lake City based gym where I’m the Training Director.<p>There …

5 Fast Rules to Be Bigger, Leaner, and Stronger

<b>1. Lift Big to Grow Big</b><br>The longer you've been lifting weights, the heavier the weights need to be in order for you to see results. On one hand, it's a stupidly obvious point—of course you use bigger weights as you become stronger. But that's not exactly what I'm talking about.<p>When you were a …

Pack on More Muscle and Get Supersized with Supersets

CHEST (Focus on Upper Pecs)<p>Pre-exhaustion: Cable incline flye/Smith bench press to upper chest<br>Post-activation: BB incline press/Incline DB flye<p>BACK …

Squat the Fat Off

Here's what you need to know...<p>Finishers build muscle, test work capacity, shred fat, and build mental toughness.<br>• These challenges are all based on …

10 Secrets to Building Mass

Here's what you need to know...<p>If you have 14-inch arms and want to start a mass building program, don't worry about your stupid abs (for a …

Guaranteed Muscle Mass

Here's what you need to know...<p>The author went from a body weight of 114 to 280 pounds using these techniques.<br>• Reps: That's what works to build a …

The 2014 Men's Fitness Cover Guy Workouts

MEN'S FITNESS Editors

Exclusive Workout: Arms Like Mark Wahlberg

<b></b>Exclusive Workout: Arms Like Mark WahlbergSome celebrities are known as much for their bodies as for their bodies of work—sometimes even more so. For …

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Stair Workout: Exercise Just Like Rocky | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editors note: This is a guest post from Chad Howse.</i><p>Did you wake up with a pumpkin pie-induced hangover this morning, feeling more like a butterball …

10 Ways to Keep Building Muscle

Here's what you need to know...<p>Before you get deep into specifics, run a basic checklist: How's your diet, sleep, and stress levels? Have you clearly …

Top 10 CrossFit Equipment for a Garage Gym

“What equipment do I need to start CrossFit in a garage gym?”<p>As a founder of a local CF gym – we get asked all of the time what we think are the top …

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The time-under-tension workout program for maximum total-body muscle gains

One muscle-building strategy is a concept known as time under tension. The idea is that the longer you can keep tension in your muscles during a set, …