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Best affordable Android smartphones you can buy [March 2017]

There are new smartphones hitting the market constantly, but which is the best to pick up when you’re trying to save a buck or two? We’re expecting some great new releases over the coming months, but for now, let’s go over the best affordable Android smartphones you can go pick up today…<p>NEW FOR …

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The Dumbbell Density Doomsday Workout

You don’t know what tough actually feels like until you try the Dumbbell Density Doomsday from the Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>When it comes to fat loss, you’ve probably heard a lot about intensity.<p>But density—intensity’s evil cousin—will help you maximize your results.<p>Density describes how much …

1,000 Reps to Ripped

You’re about to encounter the craziest cardio workout of your life<p>It’s time to unleash a little crazy from deep inside. That’s the only way you’ll power through the cardio workout shown in the video above, which contains 9 heart rate-hiking movements that you’ll complete for 1,000 total reps.<p>I …

The Right Way to Do a Burpee, According to the Fittest Man On Earth

Apply some of his pointers to the first CrossFit Open Workout of the season, which was just released last night<p>CrossFit released its first 2016 Open workout last night—and it includes burpees.<p>Watch the video above for a burpee tutorial by current CrossFit Games champion Ben Smith.<p><b>Related:</b> How Many …

Why Special Ops Are Doing Yoga—and Why You Should, Too

These warriors swear by it. See what it can do for you<p>I started doing yoga in 2011, when I was shutting down Iraq as part of Operation New Dawn.<p>Eight other Special Forces guys and I were the last American soldiers north of Baghdad, and our job was to represent U.S. support for a sovereign Iraqi …

3 Strength Training Tips From a Guy Who Lifts 5 Times His Body Weight

These training secrets will help you move more iron and bust through your sleeves<p>Richard Hawthorne chalks up and steps under the bar, pressing his shoulders into the textured steel.<p>There’s no forceful breathing. No grunting. No tough-guy histrionics at all.<p>Hell, there’s barely a sound as he readies …

The 20-Minute Cardio Workout All Lifters Will Love

This cardio drill is for all the muscular Hulks out there who hate running<p>Running is a natural human movement. We’re bipedal creatures, and we’re built to move on our feet for extended periods of time. There’s nothing better than running for developing your overall cardiovascular function.<p>But …

The 21-Day MetaShred Will Strip Away Fat and Reveal Lean, Hard Muscle

This program ignites your metabolism, torches fat, and builds the body you’ve always wanted<p>I’ve been training clients and working on my own body for the past 15 years. I once was a pudgy 275 pounds and wore 44-inch pants. Today I’m a ripped 225 and slip into 32-inch jeans.<p>I tried every fat-loss …

Killer Combo: Push-up to Row

Classic exercises such as pushups, pull-ups, rows and squats are the cornerstone of any good workout, but busy lifestyles, cramped gyms and lack of …

With gun control off-limits, politicians want tech sector to fight terror

Obama wants Silicon Valley "to make it harder for terrorists to use technology."<p>Last week, a San Bernardino couple armed with two .223-caliber …

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22 Kickass Bootcamp Exercises That Will Destroy Your Spare Tire

Use them to create your own high-intensity metabolic bootcamp workout<p><i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande is known in Chicago for his high-intensity metabolic bootcamp classes—and now he’s showing you how to create them, too.<p>Check out his favorite bootcamp moves in the video above. Then pick …

Can’t Get to the Gym Today? Try the Home Workout from Hell

You’ll do more work and burn more fat in 30 minutes than you normally do at the gym<p>Think it’s pointless to work out if you can’t make it to the gym?<p>Then you’ve never tried my Home Workout from Hell. (Note: It’s just as hellish in a hotel room.)<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY: The New Training System From <i>Men’s</i> …

Crush Your Core with the Semicircle Mountain Climber

Your abs, shoulders, and glutes won't know what hit them<p>The mountain climber is an excellent strengthening and conditioning drill. But if you want to dial up the intensity of the exercise, try the semicircle variation, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>Just like the standard version of …

2 Dumbbells, 5 Minutes, No Rest—One Fat-Melting Finisher

You won’t believe what this super short workout has in store for your muscles and metabolism<p>When you read this headline, you probably thought: <i>Five minutes? Come on … that’s all?</i><p>But trust us, that’s enough.<p>This total-body ladder workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer 2015 Winner Gideon Akande …

The Hardest Upper-Body Circuit You Will Ever Do—and You Don’t Even Need Weights

You may not need equipment, but you will need a ton of willpower and stamina<p>Thirty minutes. That’s all I’m asking for. If you can give me that, you’re going to get the best upper-body workout of your life.<p>But here’s the deal: You can’t just go through the motions. Or start strong, and then taper …

8 Gymnastics Moves You Must Add to Your Routine

Incorporate these exercises into your workout to improve your stamina, power, and strength

The 3 Tips That Will Help You Burn More Fat during Your Workout

They’re so extremely simple that you’ll wish you had known about them years ago<p>It’s time for an important gut check. It’s easy, I promise. Just wrap a tape measure around your waist, halfway between your ribs and hips. Look at the number. Is it less than half your height in inches?<p>It should …

4 Exercises You Should Always Do Barefoot

Ditch the sneakers for greater success at the gym<p>Walk into any drug store, and you’ll find an aisle dedicated to foot problems: inserts, insoles, foam, orthotics, toe spacers, heel liners, arch relief, arthritis relief, blister protection.<p>They’re supposed to relieve and prevent pain so you can …

How to Do 20 Perfect Pullups

Follow these steps to correctly do this feat of upper body strength<p>We don’t do chinups at Gym Jones. We do pullups.<p>Most people say the difference between a pullup and a chinup is the direction that your hands face. (For chinups, your palms face in. For pullups, your palms face out.)<p>But we look at …

11 Things I Learned from 20 Years of Lifting

Here are some surprising training do’s and don’ts from a leading exercise physiologist and strength coach<p><i>This story was originally published on</i> DeanSomerset.com<i>, the website of</i> <i>Dean Somerset, a personal trainer and exercise physiologist from Edmonton, Alberta Canada. His clientele ranges from joint</i> …

The 7-Minute Ab Workout

This awesome routine leaves no core muscle untouched<p>Back in the 90s, “8-Minute Abs” was all the rage for a while. It even led to a joke: “You know what’s better than 8-Minute Abs?”<p>“7-Minute Abs!”<p>No, it wasn’t funny, and of course we all know you can’t get great abs in 7 minutes. (Or 8 minutes.)<p>But …

The ‘One Exercise Workout’ for Anytime You Don’t Feel Like Working Out

Use this approach anytime your mind gets in the way of your exercise<p>Ever had one of those days when your body is willing to work out, but your mind is not?<p>The reason doesn’t matter: It could be a stressful day at work, or a family matter that you can’t get out of your head. It could even be the …

22 New Ways to Crush Your Core

Chisel your abs with these genius exercises<p>If you spend enough time learning about fitness, you’ll come to a clear conclusion: There’s always more to learn. There’s always a better workout. There’s always another exercise variation.<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY—Fast Bodyweight Workouts From <i>Men’s Health</i> That …

The Sprint Workout That Will Flatten Your Belly

Take off running to send your metabolism soaring<p>If you want to look athletic, lean, and ripped, then run like you were just slapped by the hand of God.<p>That’s because adding short sprints to your routine shifts your fat-burning engine into overdrive. It revs your metabolism, gobbles up calories, and …

5 Guys Who Wake Up at 4 a.m. to Work Out Tell You How They Do It

Steal their secrets to seize the day and seize results<p>Squeezing in a workout before the rest of the world is even awake takes an extreme amount of willpower and dedication, and maybe a bit of insanity. But if you work at it, anyone can become an early riser, says <i>Men’s Health</i> sleep advisor W. …

This Guy Lost 30 Pounds and Got Absolutely Shredded. See How He Did It

His training and nutrition plan may shock you<p>A year ago, Jonathan Montgomery, a 37-year-old firefighter with the Hillsborough County Florida Fire Rescue, was overworked, overweight, and sluggish. “I was strong, but slow and fat,” he said.<p>Fast-forward to today, and Montgomery is a physical specimen. …

How to Conquer the Pistol Squat

Use this 3-step plan to build the mobility, stability, and strength you need to nail the king of all lower-body exercises<p>It’s probably not a surprise that squatting on one leg is harder than two legs. But what might be surprising is that it’s not just twice as hard—it’s more like three or four …

Grow Your Biceps with This Simple Technique

Bodybuilders have used this method for decades. Now it’s your turn<p>Bodybuilders have used pre-exhaustion techniques to supercharge muscle growth for decades.<p>Here’s one way they do it: They use an isometric hold at an exercise’s “sticking point” to fatigue the muscle fibers before cranking out …

The Ridiculously Easy Way to Improve Your Pullup and Overhead Press

It’s so simple you’ll wonder why you never did it before<p><i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour wants you to just hang around at the gym.<p>Hanging from a pullup bar offers a long list of benefits, he says. For one, it decompresses your spine which decreases your risk of back injury and helps correct …