Mike Rees

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Try The Landmine Deadlift For Perfect Reps

Per Bernal<p>The conventional deadlift can be a backbreaker if your form isn’t perfect. Using a landmine ensures perfect reps and smooth gains.<p>How to: …

Grow Your Legs Like Weeds Workout Routine

<b>Duration</b> 2-3 days<p><b>Exercises</b> 12<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Guys have every right to show off their legs just as much as the ladies…unless you’ve skipped leg day one …

Exercise

Rate My Workout: Chest Training Made Easy

<b>Duration</b> 45 min<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Rick's Old Workout<p>Bench Press: 3x6<br>• Incline Dumbbell Press: 4x8-12<br>• Dip: 3xAMRAP<br>• Dumbbell Flye: 2x15<p><b>M&F Rating:</b> …

The Pushup Variation That Also Shreds Your Abs

Blast your arms, chest, and abs with one move<p>Here’s a simple way to power up your pushup—and add some definition to your abs while you’re at it.<p>By performing the pushup on a set of mini dip bars known as paralettes, you can increase your range of motion—resulting in greater muscle activation, says</i> …

How to Make Mock Devonshire (Clotted) Cream

Devonshire (or clotted) cream is the quintessential accompaniment to scones: creamy, a little tangy, and a bit nutty. Sadly, unless you live in a …

The New-and-Improved Biceps Curl That Will Pump Up Your Arms

You’ll wonder why you ever did curls any other way<p>Your biceps turn your wrists, bend your elbows, and flex your shoulders.<p>The standard version of the biceps curl covers the first two functions, but misses the last one, according to <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.<p><b>Related:</b> THE 21-DAY …

6 Total-Body Exercises That Build Muscle And Burn Fat

We’re all busy people. So sometimes working out for over an hour is just not in the cards.<p>Unfortunately, your physique doesn’t make exceptions for …

5 Best Shoulder Exercises to Hit All 3 Deltoid Muscle Heads and Build Huge Shoulders

To build big shoulder muscles we need to hit all 3 deltoid heads, the front, the side and the rear deltoids. A complete shoulder workout will do that …

Workouts

The Bodybuilding Superset That Packs on Serious Upper-Body Muscle

Here’s how to achieve an epic chest and back pump<p>If you want to get bigger up top, then you need to stick with the basics: the pushup and the bent-over row.<p>This push-pull pairing is a classic bodybuilding technique that has withstood the test of time.<p><b>Related:</b> Try the Anarchy Workout—One Guy Lost 18 …

Discover the Workout We Call ‘Psychotic Shoulders’

Use this 5-exercise complex to build insanely strong and stable shoulders<p>I call this routine Psychotic Shoulders. It's insanely hard, and you have to be a little unhinged to enjoy it.<p>It’s a 5-move complex that blends strength and power exercises with extended stability moves. The torturous mix …

How to Build Lean And Strong Muscle With Exercise.

Strength training is a key ingredient in a successful fitness plan. Whether your goal is to build mass or lean muscle tone, building muscle has …

Techniques for Building Bigger Forearms and Calves

When it comes to smaller muscle groups like your calves and forearms, sometimes, straight sets aren't enough. For these pump-prone but …

Muscle

The 6 Secrets to Transforming Your Legs—and Ultimately Your Whole Body

Use this as motivation to never skip leg day again!<p>About a year ago, I decided to fully dedicate myself to transforming my legs. Which might sound funny, given that I’m the Fitness Director of <i>Men’s Health</i>.<p>But let me give you some context: Here at <i>MH</i>, I specialize in making fitness videos. In fact, …

Clever Illustrations Playfully Reveal the "True" Meanings of Idioms

Idioms are a clever way to convey emotions and make comparisons, but what if you aren't sure of what they're supposed to mean? Keren Rosen imagines the literal, true definitions of idioms in a playful ongoing project. The simple, cartoonish images break down the meaning of each word and illustrate …

The Beast Mode Ab Workout

For the last 15 years, Diego Sebastian’s shredded midsection has graced the cover of virtually every men’s fitness magazine in the world. During that …

Jailhouse Strong: 100 Bodyweight Squat Challenge

Although the lower body is often neglected by the all-show-no-go, spray-tan types; those looking to build functional strength and a no-nonsense …

The 3-in-1 Strength, Size, and Conditioning Workout

The Beast Workout

6 best dumbbell exercises for HIIT

Burning calories and building muscle doesn't need to be complicated. One piece of kit and a full body routine, designed to cover all the major muscle …

Pump Up Your Arms Faster than Ever

This biceps workout will blast every muscle fiber<p>Getting a great biceps workout doesn’t need to be complicated, and it doesn’t require many words to explain.<p>In fact, it’s a whole lot easier to just watch the video above as <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour shows you his “ARMageddon …

The Most Well-Rounded Workout of All-Time

If you’re interested in putting on some serious size, the most well rounded workout of all time is one that encompasses multiple major muscle groups …

Building a Better Bicep: 4 Moves for Sleeve Busting Pipes

Popeye didn’t build those pythons overnight but there’s a chance you could if you applied some science with a little hard work.<p>The quest for the …

Hypertrophy

5 Killer Moves for Shredded Obliques

1 of 6<p>Oblique Observations<p>Having a low enough body fat to even see the obliques is the first way to show them off. We all know this comes from a …

The Superman Training Program: Add Size, Gain Strength, & Burn Fat

<b>Duration</b> 5 weeks<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p><b>Super Specifics</b><p>This program is novel for many reasons, and your muscles will respond well to it. That said, you’ll have …

How to Get "Sex Lines"—in just 6 Moves

<b>How to Get "Sex Lines"—in just 6 Moves</b>"Sex lines"—AKA that abdominal V that every woman lusts over—are one of the hardest areas to sculpt. That …

Workouts

20-Minutes to Massive Legs Workout

<b>Duration</b> 20 min<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>I am sure that you have heard it all before. To get the complete physique that you want, working your legs …

The 21-Day Shred: The First Full Body Workout

Consider this your on-ramp. The 21-Day Shred officially begins with a full body workout. But we're not going to go into this thing full throttle just …

Workouts

New 21's for Bigger Guns

Training arms is definitely a love / hate relationship for most lifters. They love to train arms and feel the ‘pump’, they love to have their arms …

Shock Your Chest Into Growing

1 of 7<p>Shocking Growth<p>Pecs haven't really grown any bigger or stronger in months? Time to throw another wrench into your pec training with some new …