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The Polar M430 is an Olympic coach for your wrist

Polar's new M430 running watch comes with a heart-rate monitor and pairs with an app for smart coaching.<p>Polar, the Finnish company known for its heart-rate monitors and running watches, has a new running watch, the M430. The Polar M430 replaces the company's M400 running watch, which places it …

Wearable Tech

17 Ways You're Stretching Wrong

The best-feeling part of your workout could be ruining all your hard work.<p>Ask five trainers at your gym, and you can bank on five different answers about how and when to stretch. That's because there's a ridiculous amount of conflicting science on proper stretching techniques — and most people were …

Science Says People Who Love Spicy Foods Live Longer

If you’re one of those lovely people who thinks the best food ought give you a cold sweat, then I’ve got great news for you! Science says that you …

This Video Explains All the Ways You're Sleeping Wrong

Most of us are pretty terrible at sleeping. Whether it’s hitting the snooze button too much or using screens before bed, you’re probably doing …

YouTube

10-Minute Lunge Workout

<b>Medium:</b> Take about 2 seconds to lower and 2 seconds to lift.<p><b>Fast:</b> Lower and lift as quickly as possible.<p>Don’t worry about making the tempo precise, just think “slow,” “medium,” or “fast." <br>“Take ownership of your lunging based on how you're feeling that day and what type of training effect you're …

4 Ways to Become a Pullup Powerhouse

Every man should be able to perform 5 reps of the pullup. Here’s how to get there<p>The pullup is one of the best training movements you can do. It’s unparalleled for building grip, upper-body, and core strength, and should be a staple in your routine.<p>Your goal: five pullups with perfect form. That’s …

Workouts

Stabilising your “foot core”

We've all heard lots (perhaps too much) about the importance of core stability, provided by the network of muscles around the hips, pelvis and back. …

Is It Harmful To Heel Strike When Running? | Competitor.com

<i>Research says it might not be as dangerous as we’ve been made to think.</i><p>Even though 95 percent of runners instinctively strike the ground with their …

Can You Get A Great Workout With 10-Pound Dumbbells

<b>1. Smaller loads can pack a serious metabolic punch.</b> "Light weights allow you to perform movements with greater speed and explosive power, which stimulates your fast-twitch muscle fibers and elevates your heart rate," says Gaddour.<p><b>2. Lighter weights are crucial for increasing your strength.</b> That's …

Should You Do the Overhead Press?

Tony Gentilcore, C.S.C.S.

The Ultimate Breakfast Smoothie

It has everything you need for an incredibly nutritious meal<p>This blueberry breakfast smoothie may be the definition of a perfectly balanced breakfast. Created by <i>Men’s Health</i> Nutrition Adviser Michael Roussell, Ph.D., it has a healthy 42-gram dose of protein—which will help you feel fuller the rest …

The School of Strength

Week in Review 6/05: What You Might Have Missed

You may not be able to spend all day scrolling through your Facebook and Twitter feeds. If you are, you probably should be doing some work. But …

Fitness

Get Strong Fast: The Kettlebell Workout | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jim Smith, CSCS.</i><p>You are a busy man.<p>You’re swamped at work, you’re swamped at home with the kids and you …

Kettlebell Exercise Routine | The Art of Manliness

<i>This post is brought to you by Onnit. Check out Onnit’s line of supplements and fitness gear including the Onnit Primalbell, a 36-pound kettlebell in</i> …

Daily Session: Kettlebell Full-Body Workout

All the really ripped guys in your gym use kettlebells, so naturally you want to use them too. However, you don’t know exactly what to do with it. To …

The 4-Week Kettlebell Shred Workout Program

Kettlebell training has plenty of benefits—namely strength gains, performance increases, and fat loss.<p>“Kettlebells have perfect ergonomics for key …

The 5-Move Kettlebell Workout for Muscle-Building and Fat-Loss

Take your conditioning to the next level with the single workout that does double duty. This five-move routine will build muscle in both the upper …

Weekend One-Up: Kettlebell AMRAP

Are you a weekend warrior looking for a challenge? You’ve come to the right place. It’s time to test your abilities—and your mettle. Each week our …

10 ways to burn fat and keep it off for good

1. Eat more protein<p>Protein not only helps build muscle, but during times of calorie restriction, it helps you hang on to the muscle you already have. …

The best total-body cardio workout

A trainer to Hollywood celebrities, Ramona Braganza had to invent a system that would both get her clients ripped in short order and keep them …

The Perfect Kettlebell Swing

Why lift using a kettlebell? Exercises performed with kettlebells are a great way to shock your muscles into growth while improving power and …

This is a better predictor of your success than IQ or EQ

An unsettling classroom experience near the start of his second year in the Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA Program caused a personal crisis for Shirzad Chamine and led him to the work he’s doing more than a quarter century later. The 1987 class was Interpersonal Dynamics, nicknamed …

Stanford University

How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …

Workouts

5 Strategies That Will Turn Your Employees Into Leaders

My boss once told me that managers should always have an exit strategy. Because if (fingers crossed) you receive a promotion or new position, you’ll need to have a plan in place for your departure—including a solid suggestion for someone to fill your role. And that means you need to be preparing …

How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge

For all of the books (thousands) written on leadership, individuals (millions) who have participated in leadership seminars and dollars (billions) invested in leadership development, too many leadership experts still fail to distinguish between the practice of leadership and the exercise of …

The 7 Best And Worst Criticisms From A Boss (And Why They Matter So Much)

From here forward, however, I’ll be sharing data and insights on business and leadership with the Forbes community directly as a contributor to the Entrepreneurs channel. In that light, I’d like to delve into one of our research topics that’s getting quite a bit of attention of late:<p>Feedback.<p>Our …