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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

If you’re trying to lean out, indulging in a plate of hearty pasta isn’t the best idea, right? It depends on the recipe, really. Olive Garden’s …

Recipes

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

Click here to get your copy of the expanded and improved version of <i>The 21-Day Shred</i>, plus The Shred Series workouts.

Workouts

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 …

Fitness & Nutrition on Twitter: "ab workout: try this http://t.co/eYOaJaOYf9"

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

The 15 Hottest Female Trainers of 2014

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> 20<b><br>Biggest gym</b> …

The Best Barbell Workout

Joe Stankowski, C.P.T.

8 foods that'll never make you fat

1. Celery<p><b>Calories per cup, chopped:</b> 16<p>Celery is probably the most notorious "negative-calorie" food (that’s not actually a thing, by the way). What’s …

The no-situp abs workout

When you think of abs exercises, the first one that usually comes to mind is the situp. While the situp <i>is</i> OK when performed properly, there's other …

Workouts

6 workouts that melt fat in under 20 minutes

Workout #1: Escalating density training<p>Pioneered by strength coaches Charles Staley and Robert Dos Remedios, escalating density training involves …

Extreme Sports

The Best Full Gym Chest Workout

Hany Rambod

Workouts

20 of the best superfoods for men

Almonds<p><b>82 calories per 1/2-oz serving</b><p>Eat 3 servings per week<p>Although almonds are loaded with healthy unsaturated fats—as well as protein, fiber, and …

Nutrition

5 surprising muscle-building protein alternatives

1. Clams<p><b>Why they're good for you:</b> One of the few meats high in vitamin C—one serving contains nearly half your recommended daily intake—clams are …

Nutrition

The Best Band Only Ab Workout

Ben Bruno

Workouts

3 high-intensity workouts to shred your gut fast

When you put a time constraint on your workout, you work more efficiently and you work harder; that’s the game-changer, because the intensity of your …

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

Men’s ROGAINE® Unscented Foam, 3 for $49.99<p>Take control of your hair growth with this quick-drying foam, proven to revitalize hair follicles.<p><b>Find</b> …

Skin Care

The Best Barbell Only Shoulder Workout

Jason Ferruggia

The Best Upper Body Workout

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

5 muscle-building summer salad recipes

Greek salad with Kalamata olives and chicken breast<p>This salad not only packs more than 50 grams of protein—plenty to keep you full hours after your …

Healthy Eating

5 muscle-building breakfasts

Eggs<p>Sunny-side up, scrambled, a nice hearty omelet—whatever way you like 'em, eggs are the perfect muscle-friendly food, so make them a morning …

Nutrition

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 …

Star Wars: Battlefront