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Why You Should Start Doing EMOM Workouts ASAP

It stands for 'Every Minute on the Minute'—and it's one of the best training formulas for getting lean<p>I’ve been working out since I was 14 years old, and I’ve been a fitness professional since 2005. At the age of 33, I have almost 20 years of training experience under my belt, and I’ve officially …

6 Ways To Make Your Chest Workout Harder

1 of 7<p>Build a Big Chest<p>There’s nothing wrong with wanting to put up big numbers on the bench press. We’ve yet to see tiny pecs on someone who can …

Workouts

The 100-Rep Squat Workout

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Calorie and Carb Cycling: Breaking Through Your Diet Plateau

For most people, <b>starting out on the road to dropping body fat and looking phenomenal with your shirt off, pants off, or naked (hey now) is simple</b>. …

Medical experts: The medical establishment was wrong about fat

For more than half a century, the conventional wisdom among nutritionists and public health officials was that fat is dietary enemy number one - the …

The Value of the Get Up: Broken Down Into 6 Pieces

<b>If you haven’t heard of the get up yet you must have been living under a rock.</b> From rehab trainers to NFL teams seeking fractions of gains in …

Why Happiness Is Sweeping The American Workplace

“Goodness is a competitive advantage in business,” Chade-Meng Tan, the famed mindfulness expert and official Jolly Good Fellow at Google, told attendees at a luncheon at USC today.<p>That sentiment rubs many skeptics the wrong way. Some “practical” people see this goodness-happiness-touchy-feely stuff …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

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 …

How to Uncover Your Six-Pack Without Any Equipment

Want McConaughey abs? You don’t need a ton of muscle—you need low body fat. That’s what abs are all about. The good news is you don’t have to get too …

Drop One Belt Size in One Month!

Get ready to buy a smaller pair of pants. This cutting-edge fat-loss plan will make you stronger and leaner in just four weeks<p>The scale isn’t the best indicator of fat loss. If you want to lose inches around your middle, you need to pack on pounds of lean muscle. The reason: Muscle takes energy …

The Do-Anywhere Zero-Excuse Bodyweight Burner

It only takes 12 minutes to complete, and it'll chisel, stretch, and challenge your muscles<p>Excuses beget more excuses—especially when it comes to skipping a sweat session.<p>It’s proven by science: Missing just one workout increases your odds of missing another (and another) by 61 percent, according …

The Truth Behind 7 Muscle Myths

Stop listening to the false info from guys at the gym...<p>The guy lifting beside you looks like he should write the book on muscle. Talks like it, too. He's worked out since the seventh grade, he played D-1 football, and he's big.<p>But that doesn't mean he knows what he's talking about. Starting now, …

5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism in the Morning

Burn even more calories first thing in the a.m.<p><i>This article was written by Leta Shy and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Want to turn your body's fat-burning potential up a notch? Check out these five ways to wake up and increase the calorie burn.<p><b>Exercise</b>That early workout doesn't …

The Maniacal Muscle Burner

Make your muscles scream for mercy with this 165-rep ladder challenge<p>You're about to "feel the burn." In this weekend's challenge, you'll perform lots of reps with lighter weights.<p>"Using a pair of lighter dumbbells is no joke," says Todd Durkin C.S.C.S., author of <i>The IMPACT! Body Plan.</i> "The lighter …

The Stretch That Helps You Squat More

Put down the weights to put up big numbers<p>Your strength might not be holding you back from squatting more weight. The culprit: Your mobility.<p>"Limited range of motion in your joints can cause your form to break down," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <b>Bodyweight Muscle Burners</b> DVD. "When this …

The Workout You Should Do Once a Year

Test your fitness from year to year with this 10-move circuit<p>Every year on his birthday, strength and conditioning coach Craig Ballantyne and his best friend perform a fitness challenge together. This year, Ballantyne created an age-based workout for his 40th.<p>The concept: Do 10 tough exercises in a …

The Barbell Burnout

Get ready for your muscles to scream. We promise you've never used a barbell like this before<p>You bench press, squat, and deadlift with a barbell—but this weekend's challenge will make you use the weight in all-new ways.<p>You'll perform overhead presses, pushups, and lateral hops with the bar. …

The Exercise That Smokes Your Abs and Shoulders

Turn up the heat on your upper body with this tough kettlebell exercise<p>Lifting heavy iron isn't the only way to gain strength and sculpt muscle. If you want to build a stronger, better-looking body, you need to challenge your muscles in brand-new ways. One move that does just that: the kettlebell …

6 Easy Ways to Instantly Improve Your Strength

Maximize your muscles by changing the way you think about exercise form<p>Clients ask me all the time, “What’s the secret to get stronger?”<p>My snarky inner strength coach wants to respond with, “Lift something heavy and repeat that process forever.” And while there’s some truth in that answer, I know …

The Insanely Tough 10-Pound Dumbbell Workout

Who says iron has to be heavy to get a good workout?<p><i>Men's Health</i> fitness advisor BJ Gaddour can overhead press 100-pound dumbbells and make it look easy. But that doesn't mean he won't use light weights too.<p>"Ten-pound dumbbells can challenge your muscles and cardiovascular system in ways that heavy …