Pull double duty—no gym required. While lifting heavy has become very on-trend, that doesn’t mean workouts using just your bodyweight are any less challenging. Besides, who doesn’t love a sweat sesh that
Add them into your routine for a no-nonsense, total-body workout When you’re busy, you’re going to need exercises pack a lot of effort into a smaller amount of time. You can target various muscle groups
Here’s why you want to hammer your hammies during your next lower-body workout You probably don’t pay a lot of attention to your hamstrings. After all, you’re usually sitting on them or hiding them under
It might hurt to laugh tomorrow. Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise: Plank jack: You
You’ll want to add this squat variation to your arsenal today When it comes to squats, you can do them without weights. You can load them in the back or the front. You can go slow, or you can go fast.
Never underestimate what a few bodyweight exercises can do Travel is no excuse to skip your workout. Whether you’re at the beach, a Holiday Inn in Cleveland, or a cabin in the woods, you can do this beast
Set off a quad quake with this killer six-week lower body routine. Your quads might not be in need of work as much as your glutes and hamstrings — but that doesn't mean that you should totally ignore front
Do this workout, and you’ll never step on a treadmill again You’ll be hard pressed to find a cardio machine that’ll give you a conditioning workout like this one. It’s called “continuous interval training,”
This bodybuilding technique is usually reserved for the biceps. Here’s how to apply it to your lower body Most people use 21s with biceps curls. The classic bodybuilding technique—which involves doing
Add it to your weekly routine for a rock-hard middle If you want to get the most out of your core training, then you must focus on exercises that prevent spinal movement instead of create it. That’s because
Our favorites: the low hover jumping climber, the twisting hang climber, and the feet-to-wall climber You’ve probably done a mountain climber. It’s basically a plank, but your knees take turns driving
Increase your training volume for serious upper-body gains A density circuit involves alternating between three or more moves performed at a submaximal number of repetitions. Why submax? This allows you
Even the Men’s Health Fitness Director was out of breath after this bodyweight workout Trainer: Men’s Health Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour, C.S.C.S. Benefit: Burn as much fat as possible without any equipment.
Your goal: as many rounds as possible in a half an hour A density circuit involves alternating between three or more moves performed at a submaximal number of repetitions. (Check out This Incredible Upper-Body
This fast and furious Tabata workout fries fat and lights your thighs and tris on fire Trainer: Hannah Eden-Gong, founder of the PumpFit Club, a personal group training facility in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
These are not only delicious, they’ll leave you full and energized, too Whoever thought to put the first runny egg on top of a regular pizza, serve it before noon, and call it breakfast was clearly a Still,
Don’t sell yourself short. Go heavy on these key movements Maybe it’s our desire to impress women, or our egos, or our competitive nature, but most guys use heavier loads than they need to at the gym.
Do these movements ‘every minute on the minute’ to spur fat loss A jump rope or a medicine ball are probably two of the last items you’d grab at the gym. Pair them together, however, and you can get one
This movement strengthens your core and mobilizes your spine—and it feels awesome, too Slumping over your keyboard all day can cause the muscles and connective tissue in your upper body to set in that
Add a band to your bar to build maximum strength During the deadlift, the bar should stay as close to your body as possible. When it does, the weight has less distance to travel and your spine can stay
It's time to hit the floor. Stuck in a burpee rut, and you just can't get out of it? Well, we have a sweet treat for ya: Twelve intense, fun ways to switch up the burpee boredom. Yep, 12. Watch Alex Silver-Fagan,
Build quads of the gods with these two natural leg extension exercises One of the best ways to build bigger, stronger quadriceps: the leg extension machine. It zeros in on your quadriceps by preventing
Let's do this. We know the post-holiday season can feel a bit, well, post-apocalyptic. The presents and parties are over, and aw crap, here come the resolutions! But wait—don't go running for the nearest
Use these cardio movements to wipe out calories and get seriously lean What happens when you ask Men’s Health Fitness Director how he burns fat fast? He answers your question with this video—a compilation
This triple-threat, three-exercise circuit pumps up your thighs, jacks up your heart rate, and incinerates your belly The quadriceps are your body’s biggest muscles, and when you work them in concert your
Discover the simple ways to make your bubbly really pop Champagne goes with New Year’s Eve like peaches go with cream, bread goes with butter, and mistletoe goes with Christmas. One is not the same without
Can’t find enough time to work out? Then you need to read this ASAP It feels like there’s never enough time to work out. Hell, I work in a gym, and there are days when it can be impossible to find a stretch
Your spare tire doesn’t stand a chance against this routine I call this workout Hell’s Bells because it’s your belly fat’s worst nightmare. It consists of two kettlebell movements: the swing and the suitcase