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​3 Classic Chest-Chiseling Exercises

These moves will make your pecs pop like corn!<p>Most men hit the regular flat chest press every Monday, also called "International Chest Day" in bro-speak. But if your pec development is still poor to quite poor, try these three classic chest-chiseling exercises from natural bodybuilder Julian Smith. …

Workouts

How to Make Italian Seafood Salad (Insalata di Frutti di Mare)

It wasn't until very recently that the similarity between Peruvian ceviche and Italian seafood salad struck me. Peruvian ceviche: chunks of seafood—some raw, like fish, and some cooked, like shrimp—marinated in lime juice with cilantro and onion, along with the heat of fresh chili peppers. Italian …

The 3 Best Ways to Use the Ab Wheel | Men's Health

(For an incredible workout that’ll make your abs, quads, and biceps pop—check out the new METASHRED EXTREME transformation program from <i>Men’s Health</i>.)<p>It’s old-school, but it works. The ab wheel teaches anti-extension—or the ability for your core to brace against potentially spine-harming forces. And …

Spanish Tortilla With Chorizo

Spanish Tortilla With Chorizo from Williams-Sonoma• 7 oz. fresh chorizo sausage, casings removed<br>• 1/4 cup olive oil<br>• 1 lb. Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and …

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Creamy Hollandaise Sauce Recipe

"This creamy, slightly tart Hollandaise sauce is made from an emulsion of egg yolks, butter, and lemon juice cooked over gentle heat. The secret is …

The Ultimate Fat-Frying Tabata Workout

These high-intensity interval workouts are popular in gyms around the world. Here’s how you can use them at home to shrink your belly<p>Tabatas. The word strikes fear into the hearts of fitness enthusiasts around the world.<p>But the 4-minute, high-intensity interval workouts named after Japanese …

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Is This the Best Recipe for Beef Stew Ever? | Men's Health

And making beef bourguignon is easy. Or, at least this recipe from Chef Daniel Davey makes it so.<p>You take a hearty portion of beef and combine it with onions, mushrooms, carrots, and red wine. Then you slow-cook everything until the meat turns incredibly tender.<p>Davey’s version is so straightforward …

Build a Powerful Chest with This 3-Exercise Complex | Men's Health

It consists of three exercises: the dip, the wide-grip pushup, and the dumbbell incline fly. Each move challenges your pecs in a different way so you can reach maximum chest development, he says.<p>And since you start with the hardest exercise (the dip) and work your way down to the easiest (the …

38 Dumbbell Exercises That You’ve Probably Never Seen

These movements will ignite your metabolism<p>Have you seen one of these exercises? Okay, yes.<p>Two? Sure.<p>And 10? Maybe.<p>But what about 20? Or 25? For most people—that may not be you, oh experienced one!—we think it’s doubtful.<p><b>Related:</b> The Anarchy Workout—an Intense Fitness DVD from <i>Men’s Health</i> That …

Genius Core Exercises | Men's Health

Take the plank: Most people are familiar with it. And they probably know a few variations, like the side plank or the single-leg plank.<p>But in this video, Gideon Akande, a strength coach and two-time Gold Gloves champion from Chicago, shows you 22 variations of the exercise—from beginner to brutal. …

7 Easy Slow Cooker Pasta Sauces to Last You All Week

<i>Header image: Slow Cooker Beef Goulash from CHOW</i>Generally speaking, pasta isn’t the sort of dish you turn to when you’re looking for a big, …

Food

7-Day Workout and Meal Calendar | Men's Health

Find your week-long <b>grocery list</b> here.<p>Monday (Day 1)<p><b>Meals: High-Carb</b><p><b>Workout</b><p>Tuesday (Day 2)<p><b>Meals: Low-Carb</b><p><b>Workout</b><p>Wednesday (Day 3)<p><b>Meals: High-Carb</b><p><b>Workout</b><p>Thursday (Day 4)<p><b>Meals: Low-Carb</b><p><b>Workout</b><p>Friday (Day 5)<p><b>Meals: High-Carb</b><p><b>Workout</b><p>Saturday (Day 6)<p><b>Meals: Low-Carb</b><p><b>Workout</b><p>Sunday (Day 7)<p><b>Meals: Low-Carb</b><p><b>Workout</b>

Kale Caesar Salad

Kale Caesar Salad from The Family Dinner• 2 large vigorous bunches of kale, stems removed, torn into small bite sized pieces<br>• Bunch of whole grain …

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Two-Move Upper-Body Workout That Builds Muscle

Just pair the dumbbell pause <b>bench press</b> with the farmer’s walk. The bench press hits your chest, front shoulders, and triceps, while the farmer’s walk works your forearms, back, and traps. It’s a formidable combo for building muscle in a short amount of time.<p>(For more awesome fit tips sponsored by …

12 cool things you can do with Apple TV

Apple has added a bunch of new channels to Apple TV over the years like HBO GO, Hulu, Disney, and a lot more.<p>But that's not all the Apple TV can do.<p>We put together 12 tips for your Apple TV that will open it up to more content, stream video more reliably, and let you control it all with your phone.

The Technique You Should Do before a Biceps Curl to Get Bigger Arms

This iso-hold method increases the fibers’ time under tension, creating more metabolic stress and stimulating growth in that area. It also builds strength at a movement’s hardest point, which ultimately boosts performance.<p>Try it with the classic biceps curl. Hold a pair of dumbbells with your arms …

Korean Beef Ribs

<b>Instructions:</b><br>1. Place the ribs in a large plastic bag with zipper top.<p>2. In a bowl, combine the ingredients for the marinade, and pour over the beef.<p>3. Close the plastic bag and carefully turn the meat around in the sauce. Lay the bag on its side and open one corner of the bag. Compress the bag …

10-Minute Squat Workout

You can add it to the end of your workout or after heavy squats to make sure you cover all of your muscle-building bases. Watch the video above to see Gaddour perform it. (Looking for another short routine? Check out <b>The 10-Minute Ab Workout Anyone Can Do.</b>)<p>It works like this: You’ll flow between a …

24 Different Types of Pushups

24 Pushups You Need to Try<p>How many of these awesome variations have you done before?<p>The <b>pushup</b> is best known as a chest exercise. However, this classic movement can train just every muscle in your body—if you mix it up with the variations shown in the video.<p>Some you’ll recognize, some are brand new, …

A Big-Muscle Workout Plan for Skinny Guys

But what if I tell you it doesn’t have to be that way? That you can pack on slabs of muscle, too?<p>The 60-day plan below is designed specifically for ectomorphs, or “hard gainers.” It focuses on making you bigger and stronger.<p>To steal a line from strength coach Greg Nuckols: “To get stronger, you …

Easy-to-Make High-Protein Breakfast Recipes

Now you can happily hit snooze knowing that there’s a delicious, muscle-building meal already waiting for you in the kitchen. Just choose one of the following 5 high-protein recipes to make on Sunday night, and you’ll have breakfast ready to go for the rest of the week.<p><b>Cranberry Nut Oatmeal</b><br>5 scoops …

The Health Benefits of 4 Types of Running Workouts | Men's Health

Shorter intervals, for instance, increase your VO2 max (one measure of aerobic endurance), while longer sessions boost your “Qmax,” the volume of blood your heart can pump.<p>Smart (and fast) guys take advantage of four key types of training—speedwork, threshold sessions, speed-stamina workouts, and …

Three Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Here are three advanced movements from <i>Men's Health</i> Fitness Advisor BJ Gaddour’s excellent book, <b>Your Body Is Your Barbell</b>. It's the ultimate manual for how to use your bodyweight to chisel your physique. (So much so, it inspired our choice for the fitness “model” below.)<p>Do one set of each of the …

The Quick No-Crunch Abs Workout

Do them back-to-back with as little rest as possible. That’s 1 round. Do 3 total. Your goal: <b>5 minutes.</b><p>The four movements work every muscle head to toe, but they call for a blend of core stability and powerful contraction.<p>That means your abs are working the entire time, says Durkin. So go hard and …

5-Minute Ab and Cardio Workout

And since the movements are performed in an alternating ladder fashion, you’ll crank out a high number of reps—300 of each exercise!—in just 5 minutes.<p>Here’s how it works: Perform 100 rope jumps, and then immediately perform 20 cross-body mountain climbers. That’s 1 round.<p>On your next round, do 80 …

Fat-Burning Fitness Challenge

That’s 1 round. Do 2 more. Keep the clock running the entire time and only rest if you need to.<p>Watch the video above to see the challenge’s creator Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S, author of <b>The IMPACT! Body Plan</b>, explain each exercise. Then give it a shot. Did you beat Durkin’s time of 2:56? Tell us in the …

Fast Fitness Challenge

You Only Have 3 Minutes to Complete This Exercise Challenge<p>It’ll take strength, endurance, and grit to beat the clock<p>This fitness challenge consists of four exercises: the groiner, curl-to-press, skater hop, and triceps kickback. You’ve probably done all of these movements before—but we guarantee …

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4 Salads That Will Make You Crave Kale

Be prepared to fall in love with these salads, even if you're not a kale person.<p><b>1. Kale & Brussels Sprout Salad with Walnuts, Parmesan & Lemon-Mustard Dressing</b><p>Made with crisp power greens, toasted walnuts, chunks of Parmesan and a lemony Dijon dressing -- this salad tastes like a healthful, crunchy …

Drink Me, I’m Irish: 3 Recipes for Guinness Floats

Feeling a little iron deficient? Craving a sundae? Need to tie one on? Whatever the case, have we got a treat for you. We’re big fans of an ice cream float around here and with St. Patty’s just around the corner we thought we’d sub the root beer for a nice dark one (that's Guinness we're talking …

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