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The Exercise That Targets Your Legs, but Works Your Core Twice as Hard

Work one leg at a time to blast your entire body<p>When you think "total-body muscle builder," it's not likely you think of a single-leg exercise, but the single-leg straight-leg deadlift will hit your lower-body, core, and upper-body all at once.<p>"You'll use your hamstrings and glutes to hinge …

Can You Handle the Core-Crushing Trifecta?

Put your core strength to the test with these three abs exercises<p>If you do the same abs routine day in and day out, your gains will grind to a halt. "You need to challenge your core in new ways and with new exercises to strengthen your weaknesses and fill in holes," says Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., …

The Best Stretch for Every Body Part

When it comes to getting the most out of your workout, you have to care for the muscles that heave all of those heavy weights, too<p>When you think of flexibility, it's likely that the first things that come to mind are touching your toes, or stretching your hamstrings. Unfortunately, those are often …

The 6 lowest-carb 'pasta' recipes you’ll ever eat

Food

What Motivates Lebron James?

The superstar proves it's not about your talent but what you do with it

The Original 21 Day Shred Ab Workout

The 5-Minute Speed and Strength Challenge

Test your brawn, push your conditioning, and boost your athleticism with this 3-move drill<p>You don't need to be one of the biggest guys on the court or the field to play huge. If you want to be an unstoppable athlete, you need to concentrate on increasing your speed and building total-body strength. …

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

Build an athletic body that's primed for peak performance<p>Why do you work out? Better question: Why do you <i>train</i>? Because there is a difference. After all, lots of people work out—to burn calories or relieve stress or just because they like to sweat. But athletes train. They train with the purpose of …

The Genius Pushup You Need to Add to Your Workout

This version will light your upper body on fire and challenge your strength<p>The Spiderman pushup is extremely tough. It involves lowering yourself into a pushup position while simultaneously bringing one knee to one elbow. Now, BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., the creator of the cutting-edge <i>Men's Health</i> DVD …

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The 15 Hottest Female Trainers of 2014

1 of 15<p>Natalie Uhling<p><i>30, elite performance trainer, New York, NY</i><p><b>Fitness philosophy:</b> A strong core makes you lethal!<b><br>Pull-ups before exhaustion:</b></b> …

The Best Barbell Workout

Joe Stankowski, C.P.T.

8 foods that'll never make you fat

Usually, when something sounds too good to be true, it is. Not the case here. Though chocolate and other sweet treats didn’t make the cut, we’ve got …

Nutrition

The No-Situp Abs Workout

Workouts

6 Total-Body Workouts That Melt Fat in Under 20 Minutes

You’re busy. We get that. With work, family, and friends, you can’t always exercise for one hour, several times a week, like you’re supposed to. …

Men's Health & Fitness Tips, Advice

The Best Full Gym Chest Workout

Hany Rambod

Workouts

20 of the best superfoods for men

The old adage is true: You are what you eat. That’s why on some days you end up feeling more like a cream-filled Twinkie than the lean cut of beef …

Nutrition

Surprising Muscle-building Protein Alternatives

When trying to build muscle, there are a few proteins that everyone recommends—chicken, turkey, lean beef, and so on. But if you’re tired of rotating …

Nutrition

The Best Band Only Ab Workout

Ben Bruno

Workouts

3 high-intensity workouts to shred your gut fast

South_agency / Getty<p>South_agency / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>When you put a time constraint on your workout, you work more …

Workout Pyramids: The Fastest Way to Lose Fat

When it comes to fat loss, slow and steady does not win the race. Utilizing pyramids, an advanced training technique, can provide an intense …

10 Grooming Products Every Guy Needs to Look Great

The Best Barbell Only Shoulder Workout

Jason Ferruggia

The Best Upper Body Workout

C.J. Murphy, M.F.S. and Joe DeFranco

Workouts

5 Muscle-Building Summer Salad Recipes

Most men wouldn’t categorize salad as a muscle-building meal—unless, of course, it’s plated next to a 12-ounce steak. You might consider it as a …

Healthy Recipes: 5 Muscle-Building Breakfasts

How many times have you heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day? Not to sound like a broken record, but it is. What you eat in the …

Breakfast

EA to unveil six new games at E3

EA is planning to reveal six new games at its E3 press conference, Spike TV's Geoff Keighley has revealed.<p>"One hour press conference with six new …