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Tip: Hit the Right Squat Depth

Know the difference between partials, proper depth, and dreaded butt wink. Here's your guide.<p>New PR or Just a Shallower Squat?<p>So, you just hit a new …

Workouts

Tip: Pop Your Sacrum to Squat Better

Your glutes won't fire properly if your sacrum is out of alignment. Try this and save a trip to the chiropractor.<p>When Half of Your Butt Won't Work<p>If …

Yoga

Not Getting Bigger? Try These Brutal Bodyweight Supersets

Chest<p><b>A. Landmine Squeeze Press:</b> <i>10-15 reps</i><p>Place one end of a barbell in a landmine<br>attachment or a corner and load a challenging amount of weight to …

Melt Off Your Belly Fat With This Bodyweight Circuit

Burning fat and strengthening your core are just the start<p>This workout is an action-packed, bodyweight shredder centered around a unique combination of moves that will enhance your athleticism. With 1-minute sets of dynamic compound movements and no rest between exercises, you are guaranteed to …

Workouts

​​The Best Abs Workout You're Not Doing | Men’s Health

Andy Speer, the creator of The Anarchy Abs Workout from <i>Men's Health</i>, performs many of the L-sit variations while supporting his weight on his fingertips. If you're not quite there yet, you can use yoga blocks, dumbbells, or paralette bars to elevate yourself off the ground.<p>This move is great for …

Tip: The 4 Keys to Bigger Triceps

You need more than 3 sets of 10 of your favorite triceps exercise if you want maximal growth. Here's what to do.<p>Several variables are required for …

Health

Blast Your Arms With This Dumbbell Slam Workout​ | Men’s Health

Dumbbell hammer curls plus forward lunges are a classic total-body combo because not only are you working legs and arms, but the constant motion adds a cardio element.<p>Adding a leg lift to a dumbbell pushup increases level of difficulty by requiring a stronger core. The dumbbells allow for a neutral …

5-Day Bodybuilding Schedule for Men

One of the most popular bodybuilding workout schedules is a five-day split, in which you train one of five parts of your body on a each day of the …

Build Bigger Arms With This Simple 6-Move Workout | Men's Health

With this workout, you’ll perform curls and extensions with three different grips. Each of those grips targets different muscles in your arms—some of which you may have neglected if you always use the same grip.<p>You’ll do each of the three variations in order from hardest to easiest, which is also …

2 Ways to Make the Hip Thrust Even More Effective | Men's Health

Once you nail the basic version of the hip thrust, also known as the bridge, there are dozens of other variations that make the king of glutes exercises even more effective. <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., demonstrates two in the video above.<p>By putting a miniband around your legs …

Do this stretch to help release tight hips and relieve back pain | Men's Health

When the front of your hips and quads become tight, you increase your anterior pelvic load (the amount of weight placed on the front of your pelvis), which puts unnecessary strain on your back, says mobility expert Kelly Starrett, author of <i>Becoming a Supple Leopard</i> and creator of …

How to Do an Inverted Plyo Row | Men's Health

In the video above, Gaddour demonstrates several inverted plyo row grip variations—close, wide, overhand, underhand, mixed—to stimulate and challenge your muscles in different ways.<p><b>How to do it:</b> You can either do sets of 10 reps or as many reps as possible in sets of 10 to 20 seconds. For an insane …

How to Do the Reverse Hyper With an Adjustable Bench | Men's Health

But check out the video above to see <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour demonstrate how to perform the exercise on an adjustable bench—a piece of equipment found in almost every single gym.<p>Start with a flat bench, and try one of the following 3 variations of the exercise:<p>1. Isometric: hold …

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

5 apps for exploring a new city like a local

There are some things everybody knows about New Yorkers. They pay exorbitant rents, they worship pizza and they never hang out in Times Square.<p>But …

Travel

10 Life-Changing Cultural Experiences You Should Have Before You Die

<b>1. Become conversational in a language that you didn’t grow up speaking.</b> It is true that the older you get, the more difficult it is to learn a …

5 Yoga Poses Every Runner Should Know

<b>Try This: Side Arm Balance pose</b><br>This beginner version will help develop upper-body strength and awareness while also working abs, says Sandy Blaine, codirector of the Alameda Yoga Station in Alameda, California. Start in full Plank pose. Lying face-down, smoothly push your body off the ground just 2 …

FS magazine

FS ISSUE 164:<p>FEBRUARY / MARCH 2018<p><b>DO GAY MEN STRUGGLE TO BE FAITHFUL?:</b><p>This issue we looked at something that impacts many relationships: cheating.<br>We …

2 Yoga Poses for the Gym

Improve gym workouts by mixing in poses that increase stamina and speed recovery<p>By Nicole Kwan, Photography By Thinkstock<p>Lifting weights builds muscle but often neglects some important, less showy areas. Yoga, on the other hand, lengthens and tones muscles in a symmetrical way. Lift and yoga-cize …

Set Melissa McCarthy Free

Melissa McCarthy is one of the funniest people working in Hollywood these days, but in “Spy,” she’s the victim of a plot—the one contrived by its director and writer, Paul Feig. He’s good, and it’s good, and all that goodness—narrative as well as ethical—makes it tough for McCarthy to cut comically …

Here’s Why You’re Still Single Based On Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type

ESFJ<p>You’re single because: You have a savior complex and keep going for wounded people who can’t properly love you back.<p>You’ll get into a …

14 Awesome Chinup and Pullup Variations

“Some variations will be harder on your grip, some will attack your abs, some will zero in on your upper back—but they're all tough,” says Andy Speer, creator of <b>The Anarchy Workout.</b> <i></i><p>Watch Speer perform all 14 versions in the video below. Try as many as you can, but only if you can crank out a few …

How To Be A Badass According To The 4 Strongest 90s Women

Badass. A word that is frequently misused in our ever-evolving (or disintegrating, depending on your perspective) vocabulary. Often mistaken for …

Create Custom Patterned Sneakers in Under 10 Minutes

Love the idea of designing your very own shoes? All you need is a handful of paint pens to turn any pair of canvas sneakers into a bespoke pair of patterned kicks. File this under DIY Basics and don’t be surprised if you end up creating more than one pair.<p>This is day 3 of our #31DaysofDIY series, …

Shoes

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

Q&A<p>Somehow newcomer Winston Duke manages to steal the show.<p>By Joshua Rivera1 day agoView More<p>GQ Style<p>Mordechai Rubinstein—a.k.a. Mister Mort—hit the …

Wave Load for Big Strength Gains

For big strength gains, straight sets just aren’t enough. Traditional set-and-rep schemes like 4 sets of 10 reps, 3 sets of 12 reps, or even 5 sets …

The Bodyweight 300 Challenge

Perform 100 reps of each exercise in any order as quickly as you can without rest. You don’t have to do all 100 reps in a row—you might do 20 squats, move on to 10 pushups, do 30 situps, do another 20 squats, and so on.<p>Watch the video above to see how to perform the exercises. Durkin completed this …

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The 1,000-Rep Morning Metabolism Igniter

Light your fat-frying furnace for the entire day<p>Mornings are tough and morning workouts are tougher.<p>But the right routine is worth waking up for, especially if it allows you to crank out 1,000 reps in 30 minutes, like this one from Craig Ballantyne, MS, CTT, and editor of EarlyToRise.com.<p>“When you …

Fitness