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Blimey! How I accidentally got abs in my 40s

Yes, those are my abs. Yes, I’m 46 years old. No, I’m not sure they’re appropriate for my age – the flesh equivalent of band logos on T-shirts, or an entire head-to-toe outfit bought straight off the mannequin in H&M. But I tell you what: I’m not giving them up.<p>They happened by accident. I never …

This Legs Exercise Does Amazing Things For Your Butt, Thighs, And Abs

What happens when you string two awesome legs exercises into one compound move? In the case of the step up with reverse lunge you end up with one …

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20 Ways to Do a Plank

Hello abs! Change up your core workout with these fresh variations on the plank.

10 Killer Ab Workouts That Aren't Crunches

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The 8-Minute Circuit To Avoid Winter Bod

Get rid of that extra layer of insulation we all seem to put on this time of year.<p>Winter bod: The softer shape we take on when daylight feels in short supply and the weather calls for comfy layers. You haven't stopped working out; it's just that you have a little less motivation than you did …

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The 15 Moves in 15 Minutes Workout

When your week seems to be spiraling out of control (think: hectic days, busy nights, and just about zero time or energy for a workout), a little …

This 7-Minute Workout May Be More Effective Than an Hour of Cardio

On a recent business trip, Chris Jordan struggled to find time for some much-needed exercise. "It was one of those moments when there are all sorts …

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> …

How to build muscle and strength without lifting weights

There are tons of at-home workouts you can do with no equipment with positive effects, but it’s tough to make those workouts add bulk and muscle mass …

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The 100-Rep Lethal Leg Workout

Your glutes, quads, hips, and calves are about to get the workout of their lives<p>There are hundreds of exercises you can choose from to work your lower body.<p>But today, <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour wants you to focus on only one: the extended-range-of-motion Bulgarian split …

10 At-home Workouts to Build Muscle in Under 20 Minutes

You put in long hours at work, or maybe even work overnight shifts. You’re tight on money. You want to spend downtime with friends. A hurricane or …

7 early-morning stretches to build a better body

Tired of waking up in the morning achy or constantly tight and sluggish? Chances are you’re like everyone else who skips out on stretching. To start …

20-Minute, No-Running Cardio Blast

There are no excuses for skipping this workout; it's only 20 minutes, and it requires no equipment, so no matter where you are, you can fit in a sweat session. Quick and effective, this workout is all cardio with no running required. Yep, you can do it in your living room. So learn the moves below, …

The 5 Best Exercises To Prevent Common Running Injuries

I've trained my share of long distance runners, triathletes and Iron Man competitors, and no matter how fit these die-hard enthusiasts are, they …

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3 Moves That Are Secretly Amazing for Your Abs

Bored with planks and all crunched out? Try these little known core exercises<p>When it comes to sculpting strong, tight abs, there's a lot more you can do other than planks, sit-ups, and crunches. Personal trainer Rachel Cosgrove, the genius creator of the <i>Women's Health</i> Spartacus 4.0 Workout in the</i> …

50 Bodyweight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Who needs a gym when there’s the living room floor? Bodyweight exercises are a simple, effective way to improve balance, flexibility, and strength …

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March 2015

10 futuristic gadgets for the early adopter

A few years from now, people might reminisce about a time when they watched movies on screens and manually closed their bedroom curtains.<p>We're in the …

The Obamization of Uber

How David Plouffe is tackling the biggest campaign of his life.<p>Uber had a PR problem last summer: The only thing expanding more quickly than its ride-on-demand business was its reputation as a price-gouging bully too casual about vetting its drivers. Streets around the world—from Paris to D.C.—were …

A 20-Minute Body Weight Routine Everyone Has Time For

Brett Hoebel has trained models (Doutzen Kroes and Karolína Kurková) and busy professionals who don’t always have hours for the gym. So he draws on …

27 Fat-Burning Ab Exercises (No Crunches!)

Abdominal exercises to burn fat, flatten your belly, and strengthen your core.

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

By Michael Beck, DETAILS<p>It sounds like a bad infomercial: Get ripped in less time! We're conditioned to believe that jaw-dropping, body-transforming results are achieved only by putting in the hours. But if you've been adhering to the muscle-isolating back-and-bi, chest-and-tri gospel, the truth …

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The One Exercise That Just Might Change Your Running Forever

What if all it took to improve your running immeasurably was a few minutes marching in place?<p>In a 2011 New York Times Magazine feature, Christopher McDougall, author of <i>Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Super Athletes and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen</i> experimented with just that.<p>"I was …

8 at-home workouts to lose weight and build muscle

You can build muscle and lose weight all in the privacy of your home so you’re free to sweat in solitude or bring the house down with your favorite …

How to Do Your First Chin-Up

With the right training, just about anybody can work themselves up to performing one or more full range chin-ups.<p>And it's NOT going to require …

7 Of The Best Ab Exercises You're Probably Not Doing

Nobody loves ab exercises -- but chances are you're probably doing them anyway.<p>Many of us are plagued by a little extra around the middle, and while ab exercises can't single-handedly undercover six-pack abs (they're in there, somewhere), core workouts <i>can</i> improve your posture and balance, ward off …

The 5-move anywhere abs workout

We don’t doubt your will to get six-pack abs. Now, it’s time to be consistent and have them look the way you want them to—ripped. We caught up with …

7 Hard-Core Oblique Moves

For better posture, lower-back support, and to avoid back pain, it's important to strengthen and tone your obliques (side abdominal muscles). We've …

UberExercise — The 4-Way Stability Ball Abdominal Grindfest

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