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39 Ways to Jack Up Your Cardio

Get your lungs pumping and your muscles burning with these awesome versions of an old-school calisthenic<p>Squeezing in a full-blown cardio workout can feel like a chore. We’ve got a solution: jumping jacks.<p>Don't worry, we're not talking about the boring standard jumping jacks you did in high school. …

Exercise

Scale Stuck?

<b>Q: No matter how hard I work out, I can’t seem to move the needle on the scale. What should I do? —Andrew W., San Diego, CA</b><p><b>A:</b> You can lose weight …

Fitness

Your Best Shot Against Depression

Physical activity doesn’t just treat depression—it can actually prevent it. A new study review found that 150 minutes a week of moderate exercise can …

Depression

The 5 Best Foods for Turning Her On

Candice Kumai

10 Rules for Landing a Good Girlfriend

Nick Savoy

6 things people get all wrong about abs

Myth 1: The more crunches, the better<p>Let's get this out of the way first: It doesn’t matter how many crunches you do.<p>Getting those crunches in …

19 things every man should own

1. A tailored suit<p>As a matter of both utility and principle, every man needs at least one suit in his closet. But do it right. Make sure the suit is …

10 steps to an 8 pack

1. Set a deadline<p>You don’t actually need abs that show.<p>Most men in America will go through their entire lives without ever having seen their abs, …

10 Foods That Will Fill You Up and Help You Lose Weight

Losing weight doesn’t have to mean hunger pangs and feeling half-dead at your desk all day. The trick to trimming down without feeling tortured: …

Nutrition

14 foods to kick out of the kitchen forever

Hitting the grocery store every week isn’t easy when you’re swamped with work, the gym, friends, family—the list goes on. That’s why it’s even more …

Fitness

8 unconventional exercises to work your abs

Just about any fit guy can score a six-pack. But the <i>Men’s Fitness</i> guy doesn’t settle—especially when it comes to sculpting a ripped midsection. Of …

Workouts

The Move That Chisels Perfect Shoulders

Sculpt a set of rock-solid shoulders with this underrated upper-body exercise<p>Every guy wants a pair of shoulders that look like boulders. Unfortunately, most men skip the lateral dumbbell raise, which is one of the best moves for sculpting them. "Lifting dumbbells laterally activates muscles in …

Muscle

5 Ways to Get Stronger Than Everyone Else

Gain massive strength by mastering this classic muscle-building move<p>The deadlift is a rock star. It's famous for building total-body muscle and strength, and boosting power. It's one of the best exercises for targeting the powerful muscles of your posterior chain, like your glutes, and hamstrings. …

Workouts

Get a Rock-Hard Body!

Build a body that’s ready for peak performance with this 4-week rock-climbing plan<p>Rock climbing isn’t for the faint of heart. You need strength, endurance, willpower, sharp wits, and nerves of steel to make an epic ascent. Prepare mentally and physically for the crags with this plan from Rob Shaul, …

Workouts

The Fastest Way to Get in Running Shape

If your running game needs a tune-up, get a jolt with these speed drills<p>Usain Bolt isn't the only person who should be cranking into fifth gear. Adding a speed session to your running routine will get you back into shape faster, so you're ready for that 5K or marathon down the road. Plus, you’ll …

Workouts

How Exercise Re-Programs Your Body's Chemistry

Here are three hormones that, spurred by activity, make you healthier<p>The powers of a good sweat are well-documented: Regular physical activity can help lower your blood pressure and cholesterol levels, help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight, and reduce your risk of depression, heart …

Weightlifting

If WhatsApp can fetch $19B, what's BlackBerry's BBM worth?

Facebook's acquisition price values WhatsApp at roughly $42 per user. But one analyst warns that applying the same calculation to BBM might be too generous.<p>You might think that Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp for $19 billion suggests that BlackBerry is sitting on a gold mine with its BBM …

Facebook turned down WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton for job in 2009

It turned out to be an expensive mistake for Mark Zuckerberg. A $19bn (£14bn) one to be precise.<p>In the summer of 2009 Facebook turned down WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton for a job.<p>Like any other dejected interviewee, he used Twitter to express his glass half full disappointment: "Facebook turned …

Get Your Fitness and Nutrition Questions Answered!

Our Fitness Editor Jill Fanslau leads a panel of experts to answer your workout and diet questions. Join the Hangout at 1pm EST on our Google Plus page<p>Get the best #newyearnewyou tips and tricks you need to start 2014 off right from Men's Health editors and the top fitness and nutrition experts. …

Fitness

The Best Moves for a Hard Core

Chisel your middle and sculpt real-world strength with these three exercises<p>Shredded abs might boost your attractiveness quotient, but that's not their primary purpose. In everyday life, your core has one directive: to stabilize your spine. That makes the three exercises below the ultimate gut …

Workouts

The Instant Exercise Upgrade You Must Try

Use this simple trick to make your favorite exercises more challenging<p>Few moves can equal the pushup's do-anywhere power, but it can be more effective if you place your feet against a wall, says B.J. Gaddour, C.S.C.S., CEO of StreamFit.com. Same goes for mountain climbers. "You'll engage your …

Workouts

28 Ways to Blast Your Abs!

Build a rock-solid core with these awesome moves<p>We’re big fans of the mountain climber. It’s a great core exercise—it works your abs, glutes, and shoulders—and it can also be done interval-style, making it a terrific conditioning drill. Plus, there are at least 10 ways you can modify this movement …

Climbing

How Much Post-Workout Protein Do You Really Need?

If you want to maximize your muscle growth, consume THIS amount of protein after exercising<p>Protein is essential for maintaining and building muscle, but you don’t need to gulp down a carton of raw eggs like Rocky to get the maximum benefit. Consuming 20 grams of protein after your workout should do …

Nutrition

The Best Way to Get Your Best Body

Want to achieve your fitness goals in 2014? Accelerate your gains by adding THIS to your gym membership<p>You shell out money for a gym membership, but pushing weight by yourself may not be the best way to pack on muscle and shed that winter belly. New research from the University of California, Los …

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When Nutrition Labels Lie

Food and beverage makers often employ buzzwords to cash in on nutrition trends, but don't be fooled. They often don't deliver on what the package is pitching. Shop smarter with our decoder<p>Call it the nutritional equivalent of beer goggles. Packages on the supermarket shelf look great: "Omega-3." …

Nutrition

How to Stay Focused During a Workout

Use your mind to sculpt a better body<p>When boredom or fatigue strikes during a workout, you might try to distract yourself by flicking on the TV or chatting up your treadmill neighbor. But tuning in–instead of checking out–may be the smarter tactic.<p>Just ask yoga teachers. At the beginning of class, …

Self-help

The Easiest Way to Have an Orgasm

Cross the finish line every time by taking one ridiculously simple step<p>What if we told you there was a secret ingredient that could up your odds of having an orgasm? Get excited, because there actually is. Nearly 50 percent of men and women who have used lube say that it makes it easier to have an …

Sexual Health

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Top 10: Home Workouts

April 15, 2014<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>The No. 1 excuse people use for not going to the gym is time. If getting yourself to the gym is proving difficult, bring the gym to you and work out at home. You can save on the cost of a membership and save yourself the commute — we dare you to find a new excuse now.<p>Comments

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