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8 Exercises to Get Rid of Stomach Fat in a Week

Are you finding it difficult to fit into your little black number? Is belly fat giving you sleepless nights? If your answer is yes, you need to make …

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This Workout Reverses Signs of Aging, According to Science

HIIT—or high intensity interval training—has been the buzziest sweat method for a while now. These fast-paced workouts alternate short bursts of …

Exercise

A 20-Minute Cardio Workout That’s Way Better Than the Treadmill

There’s no need to suffer through a snoozefest of miles on the dreadmill treadmill just because you think that’s the easiest way to do cardio. News flash: There are plenty of other ways to get your heart pumping that are way more fun (and don’t require a trip to the gym). Take this 20-minute …

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No Excuses: 3 Intense Workouts You Can Do in 10 Minutes

Here’s a hard truth: Sometimes you just won’t be able to fit in an hour-long, balls-to-the-wall workout at the gym. But don’t let an all-or-nothing …

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Work Your Abs and Do Some Cardio With This Quick No-Equipment Workout

If you skipped the gym this morning, make it up now with this ten-minute workout. It’s focused on your core and requires no equipment, just …

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The Only Core Workout You'll Ever Need

The chain of core muscles may be complex, but strengthening them doesn't have to be. This trunk-focused routine, created by Equinox coach Michael …

Tighten Your Core and Tone Your Back With Arm Circle Planks

Take your core-strengthening planks to the next level while toning your arms and back — you're going to feel the burn with this move!<p>Meet the arm circle plank. Barry's Bootcamp trainer Tommy Stracke loves incorporating this plank variation into his workouts and his clients' workouts because it …

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The Complete Lower Body Routine for More Muscle

<b>Duration</b> 2 Days<p><b>Exercises</b> 12<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Some things never change. Take squats and lunges. They’ll forever be great exercises for developing …

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5 Quick Workouts to Get Rid of Back Fat

As annoying as love handles are, it's not uncommon for guys to hold onto back fat—for a variety of reasons. "First, poor diet; eating whole foods …

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Burn belly fat faster with 6 small lifestyle changes

Losing belly fat takes time and patience. But what if you have neither? Beach holiday coming up? Friend’s wedding round the corner? Business trip …

Weight Loss

An Energizing 10-Minute Workout to Wake You Up

When it comes to exercise, caffeine has its benefits, but it also has some drawbacks (like possibly feeling more jittery than energized).1 So if a cup of coffee is pretty much the only thing that can drag you out of bed in the morning, you'll want to give this quick bodyweight workout a try.<p>Get …

HIIT

15 Exercises to Develop the Best Glutes in the Gym

Glutes are king as far as the hierarchy of your muscles is concerned. "For athletic performance, overall lower body power, strength, speed, and …

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The 2 exercises that will keep you fit for life

If you want to live a long and healthy life, you should make sure you're getting enough exercise.<p>It will keep your brain healthy and can add years to your life. Researchers have found that many fit older adults have the muscles and bones of people years — even decades — younger.<p>And any exercise is …

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How to Do the Rolling Squat | Men's Health

(For more unique body-weight movements, check out RIPTENSITY—a New At-Home Workout DVD From <i>Men’s Health</i> That Will Flatten Your Belly. One guy lost 18.6 pounds in 6 weeks!)<p>The rolling squat with a medicine ball—as shown by <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour in the video above—challenges your …

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CrossFit Workouts: The 10-Day Program to Get Stronger

It’s no secret that CrossFit is a demanding discipline. If you wanna survive a grueling WOD, you’ll need a big metabolic engine, plenty of power, and …

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The Total-Body Suspension Trainer Workout

A suspension trainer is an awesome tool to help you take your bodyweight training up a notch. The best part is you can travel with it, too, so you …

The Best Bodyweight Shoulders Workout | Men's Health

1. Circuit x1<p>Pullup<p>Max Reps<p>For: 1 Minute<p>REST: 1 Minute<p>Grab a pullup bar with an overhand grip that’s slightly wider than shoulder width.<p>Hang at arm’s length—also known as a dead hang—pointing your legs slightly in front of you to form a wide C. Now press your thighs together and brace your abs; …

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The Upper-Body Upgrade | Men's Health

And the wider your shoulders, the better, according to women. Females prefer men whose shoulders are 1.6 times the size of their waists, an <i>Archives of Sexual Behavior</i> study found.<p>But you don’t need to be an Olympic freestyler or a Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer to get the coveted V-shape. The workout …

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15-Minute Abs Workout: The Six Pack Shimmy | Men's Health

(For a workout program that will reveal your abs, try the <i>Men's Health</i> 21-DAY METASHRED. One guy lost 25 pounds of fat in 6 weeks.)<p>Directions: Do the following movements as a circuit, performing each one for 50 seconds. Rest 10 seconds between each move. That’s 1 round. Do 3 total rounds.<p>1. …

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How to Do the Plyo Pushup Plank Transfer | Men's Health

(For an entire program filled with core-shredding movements, check out THE 21-DAY METASHRED. One guy lost 25 pounds of fat in 6 weeks!)<p>Focus on driving your forearms through the bench upon landing in a plank. This ensures more scapular protraction—or separation of the shoulder blades—which engages …

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The Pushup Workout From Hell | Men's Health

Once you can’t perform another explosive rep, you’ll immediately perform an isometric hold, hovering a few inches off the floor.<p>Compartmentalize, and hold this position for as long as you can. You’re building strength and stability in the hardest point of the pushup—the bottom, explains …

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Which Type of Exercise Is Best for the Brain?

Some forms of exercise may be much more effective than others at bulking up the brain, according to a remarkable new study in rats. For the first time, scientists compared head-to-head the neurological impacts of different types of exercise: running, weight training and high-intensity interval …

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10 HIIT Workouts You can do at Home

Sometimes, our lifestyles call for a short, convenient workout in lieu of going to the gym. The great thing about High-Intensity Interval Training …

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11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

The Best Exercises for Lower Abs

Tighten Up From Top to Bottom<p>1 of 9<p>The term "lower abs" is actually a misnomer—your rectus abdominis muscle, or abdominal wall, actually covers your …

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