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The Secret to Getting Better at Yoga

The author of Stretch: The Unlikely Making of a Yoga Dude has some practical advice: chill out<p>There I lay in another crowded Sunday morning donation-only class, the students all lined up cheek-to-bunion. The teacher was saying that it’s good to practice yoga on your own, but that it’s also …

The 60-Second Scorcher You Can Do Anywhere

How strong is your single-leg strength? Put it to the test with this weekend's tough body-weight challenge<p>This weekend's challenge may look like a party trick, but don't be fooled—the single-leg hip hinge is the ultimate test of unilateral strength and total-body stability, says Todd Durkin, …

You'll Never Believe the Weird Exercise That Sculpts Your Core

You probably haven't done this move since you were young, but it works<p>Crawling probably isn't part of your regular core routine, but it should be. "The bear crawl strengthens your midsection and improves your ability to stabilize your spine," says Sean De Wispelaere, a trainer for <b>Men's Health …

The Exercise That Can Improve Your Posture

Banish your desk-jockey slouch with this one move<p>Chances are, you're reading this while sitting at your desk or hunched over your smartphone. Unfortunately, both positions can wreak havoc on your posture. "It doesn't matter how brawny your upper body is," says BJ Gaddour C.S.C.S., author of <b>Your</b> …

The Secret To Jumping Higher Than Everyone Else

Maybe you won’t leap like LeBron James, but follow these tips to go higher than the average guy<p>Every year, college football hopefuls prepare their bodies for the NFL. JP Major, C.S.C.S., and performance specialist for EXOS in Phoenix, is one of the trainers that helps them do just that. He works …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Score a Beach-Ready Body by the Fourth of July

Want a body you're proud to show off shirtless this holiday? Then cap off your workouts with this 3-move fat-shredding finisher<p>You're proud to say you're an American. But this Fourth of July, be proud to go shirtless, too. From now until the Fourth, tack a three-move metabolic finisher to the end …

2 Lung-Busting Swim Workouts You Have to Try

The intense heart-rate pumping and the persistent burn in your muscles will broaden your shoulders and whittle your waistline for the chiseled look of a champion<p>We've already covered how swimming can help you build a <b>long, lean, V-shaped torso</b>. But if you find your trips up and down the lap lane a …

3 Crazy-Fun Ab Exercises

Crush your next ab workout with these moves<p>One sentence you aren't likely to hear: "Those crunches were so much fun!"<p>In fact, you'll rarely hear that kind of declaration with any exercise. Which is too bad, for plenty of reasons.<p>But we've found three new core exercises that are indeed fun. Yes, …

26 Ways to Feed Your Body for Results

The right food and drink to keep you fit<p>Sports nutrition is easy, if you’re a cartoon character. Take Popeye: The gravel-voiced sailorman would down a can of spinach, and next thing he knew he was shot-putting a bowling ball into the stratosphere. Try that at home and the only thing you’ll be …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …