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The Happiness Habits: 7 Ways to Feel Better Now

Is there a formula to happiness? Is there a way to retool our lives, reshape our routines, and revise our approach that might make happiness much …

Happiness

29 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Happier This Year

I don't know anyone who doesn't want to be happier. Do you? This desire seems to be nearly universal. However, the path to happiness often feels …

Happiness

15 Minute Kettlebells Workout

Earn a balanced—and bangin'—physique with this killer kettlebells workout<p>No disrespect, dumbbells—you're great and we heart you—but the kettlebell is kind of stealing our adoration. To be honest, this isn't a new crush: We've always been fond of the kettlebell's shape, which creates an uneven …

Get Stronger Without the Size

Believe it or not, not every athlete wants to build massive muscles. Think about wrestlers, MMA fighters, gymnasts, or athletes who use their own …

No pain, no gain? Getting the most out of exercise

Staying in shape has all sorts of benefits, from maintaining heart health to warding off dementia and cancer<p><b>I</b>nactivity – fuelled by cars and a sedentary work life – has been dubbed the biggest public health problem of the 21st century, a global pandemic with dramatic impact on peoples wellbeing. …

Inside Action

Need to work on your strength, flexibility, balance, or motivation? Take a class.<p>Maybe you've been getting cold feet (literally), or it's still too dark for your early morning run. So head inside—late winter is a perfect time to take a class that complements your running. "Group classes are a great …

Supercharge Your Workout

Here at <i>Men’s Fitness,</i> we don’t just do lunges and pushups and situps, like old-school body-weight training—we supercharge them. In this video, I’ll …

Workouts

5 Major Stretching Mistakes—and How to Fix Them

These mistakes could be thwarting your fitness goals—or sidelining you with an injury<p>If you're more concerned with beating your best time during your run than you are with your pre-workout stretch session, then this is for you: Giving short shrift to your form and movements while you limber up can …

Pain Free High-Intensity Training Done Right

All too often, the “no pain no gain” mentality of going hard at the gym can get in the way of real progress in a guy’s training regimen. The fact is, …

10 Ways to Build Muscle Faster

Seeing new and faster gains doesn’t always require getting on a drastically different workout plan or following an ultra-scientific diet.<p>Small …

The best total body cardio workout

Aerobic Exercise

5 Essential Exercises for Bigger Arms

You’ve done about a thousand curls in the past week and the same number of triceps extensions, yet your arms are still not growing. The fact is, …

Health

The 15 Most Important Exercises for Men

Every guy who’s into fitness has some methodology, piece of equipment, or program they like over anything else. Some like to circuit train every day, …

The Instant Exercise Upgrade You Must Try

Use this simple trick to make your favorite exercises more challenging<p>Few moves can equal the pushup's do-anywhere power, but it can be more effective if you place your feet against a wall, says B.J. Gaddour, C.S.C.S., CEO of StreamFit.com. Same goes for mountain climbers. "You'll engage your …

The 5-Move Military-Style Conditioning Workout

Combat calories to win the battle of the bulge<p>Fitness training in the armed forces is so much more than the "drop and give me 20" cliché (though, yes, pushups are involved). Workouts tax strength, sure, but most important is endurance for those long hikes decked out in full gear. So what does this …

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Rotator Cuff Care

Rotator cuff injuries are common in all sports and can be career enders for athletes likes quarterbacks and pitchers. But even if you’re just …

5 Fitness Myths You Should Already Be Ignoring

Myths

The 24-Minute At-Home Boot Camp

UberExercise — The 4-Way Stability Ball Abdominal Grindfest

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Workouts

The 10 Things That Will Happen When You Begin CrossFit

This week marks three months since I began the most intense workout regimen of my entire life, CrossFit.<p>What led to me beginning CrossFit was a realization that, if left to my own devices, I would never push myself hard enough to truly make the changes I needed to in order to get in shape. …

CrossFit

DIY Bootcamp Workout

Save your cash and create your own killer training session with these simple but super-effective circuit ideas<p>1. Jump Rope: Basic<p>A<p><b>A.</b><p>Jump rope as …

The 10 Best Ways To Recover From An Intense Workout

<b>1. Slow Your Flow</b><p>Forrest and Slow Flow Yoga let you focus on breathing. "If you don't breathe well, your blood isn't moving properly, and everything will hurt," says Erica Mather, an instructor at Pure Yoga in New York. Nail the pigeon pose, which loosens tight hamstrings and hips. Pure Yoga offers …

Physiotherapy

Better Squatting For Better Running | Competitor.com

<i>Learning to squat effectively teaches runners how to be better runners by addressing and improving basic athletic skills.</i><p>Irrespective of the training …

Hydration: Are Your Needs Different In Winter vs. Summer?

Q.<p><i>How are my hydration needs different in winter versus summer?</i><p>A.<p>Many athletes I work with are surprised to learn that their sweat rate does not …

How to Recover More Efficiently

Trying to balance hard training with recovery time? Here's how to tune into your body and adapt to its performance trends.<p><i>I’m training for my fourth half-marathon and trying to break 1:45. I’ve upped my training substantially and wonder if you have any tips for tracking training recovery. I want to</i> …

Marathons

Sleep In — It Will Make You Faster

<i>Routine and a good sleep environment can help you get to sleep, combat insomnia, and deal with pre-race anxiety.</i><p>One night, when Bobby Curtis was a …

A Simple New Method To Detect Dehydration

Morning thirst proves a reliable measure of 2% dehydration.<p>No one doubts that proper hydration is necessary for optimal functioning. But a debate has raged in recent years about how to determine when you need to drink, and there are at least 13 hydration-assessment methods. The result is more …

The 5-Move Circuit Workout That'll Rev Your Metabolism

The Head Coach of Fitwall Ventures shares a five-move circuit workout<p>In a previous post, we told you all about Fitwall, an innovative and ultra-efficient new fitness technology. But Fitwall isn't available nationwide yet, so until that happens you can get a Fitwall-inspired killer workout at …