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2015’s Coolest New Workout Trends

Unless you’re one of those superhuman types, it can be hard to muster the energy to hit the gym or take the same old run, day after day – especially …

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The Secret to High-Intensity Interval Training

Athletes have long used interval training to amplify performance, but recent research suggests you should crank up the intensity even more. Curious about how to maximize interval training, Jens Bangsbo, a professor at the University of Copenhagen and a former assistant coach with Italy’s dominating …

Fitness

14 Modern Fitness Myths Busted

Plenty of athletes swear by these workout prescriptions. But are they science or snake oil? Read on to learn why you should skip the diets, forget about altitude training, and ditch the ice baths.

14. “To Perform Well I Need to Track My Metrics.”

Science Says: In a forthcoming study of fitness …

Exercise Science

11 Exercises That Will Make Your Abs Cry

That stronger core you’ve always wanted? Just learn these moves and do them regularly.

Incredible core? Abs-olutely.

No one doesn’t want a stronger core. That’s why BuzzFeed Life asked Rob Sulaver, C.S.C.S, personal trainer and founder of Bandana Training, to tell us his favorite exercises for …

Exercise

29 Smart Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Out

Prove your haters wrong, hoard your medals, and stop washing your hair. (Plus 26 other awesome tips to get off the couch and go.)

We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us how they stay motivated to exercise and how they make it through tough workouts. Check out the awesome tips …

Exercise

The 100 Best Fitness Tips

Build a powerful body and get in the greatest shape of your life

A great tip is an awesome thing. Whether it's an undiscovered restaurant, a sleeper stock, or a Sure Thing in the late double at Pimlico, savvy inside info imbues a man with confidence. Control. Strength.

Knowledge is power, baby.

It's …

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Can I Really Speed Up My Metabolism?

Yes, you really can speed up your metabolism, though likely not significantly, and certainly not with diet pills, green tea, or any other quick-fix products. There's only real way to make a difference in how your body burns calories: increase your lean muscle mass.

To get why, you have to understand …

Healthy Food

4 Secrets to the Perfect Plank

How To Do A Plank

How to solidify your form for a rock-solid core

When you really think about the plank, it’s kind of amazing how not moving while …

Fitness

Abs Workout: Top 10 Best Abs Exercises of All Time For Flatter Abs and Weight Loss

1. Stability-Ball Rollout

“I love this exercise because it advances the plank in two ways: 1) you’re on a ball and 2) you stress the core by moving …

Exercise

15 Insanely Easy Ways To Lose Weight Fast for Men That Works

With so many diet plans for men to choose from, it can be difficult to choose the right diet. It may be healthier to choose a mix & match approach, …

Diets

10 Commandments of Building Muscle.

Like many gym goers, you’re probably looking to add some bulk in the form of muscle.It’s true that all of us have different bodies and have …

Fitness

Abs Workout: Top 10 Best Abs Exercises of All Time For Flatter Abs and Weight Loss

1. Stability-Ball Rollout

“I love this exercise because it advances the plank in two ways: 1) you’re on a ball and 2) you stress the core by moving …

Exercise

The Bodyweight Workout That Builds Strong Legs

Anthony J. Yeung, C.S.C.S.New Leg DayThis workout trains legs without weights.Leg training is often associated with heavy barbell squats and leg …

Fitness

The Beginner’s Guide to Interval Training

Men's Fitness EditorsHIIT 101Never done HIIT? Learn how here.High intensity interval training (HIIT) is the no. 2 fitness trend in the world, …

Workouts

VIDEO: The 21-Day Shred Sprint-Interval and Bodyweight Workout

MEN'S FITNESS EditorsSprint-Intervals & BodyweightWhen you need a day off from lifting...Even though you'll essentially be working out everyday …

Workouts

Fitness Workout Routine: Top 7 Fat-Burning Back Muscle Exercises

Build your back muscles and burn back fat with consistent, hard work. Some of you place too much emphasis on your chest, arm and shoulder muscles.

Fat Burning Workout

Fat Burning Workout - 7 Best Fat Burning Exercises You Can Do At Home For Weight Loss

With only seven exercises you can do a complete, at home, fat …

Why Your Workout Should Be High-Intensity

Many people with chronic health problems resign themselves to lives of modest activity or no activity at all, thinking vigorous exercise is unsafe or that they lack the stamina for it. But recent studies are proving just the opposite.

They are showing that high-intensity exercise may be even better …

Exercise

The 5 Secrets of Effective Body-Weight Training

You don't have to lift weights to get fit. Just push yourself. Discover five ways to turn your body into the most effective muscle-building tool on the planet

Warning: your whole concept of strength training is about to change. How can we be so sure? Because for years, fitness insiders have told men …

The 21 Best Bodyweight Exercises for a Strong Core

We've proven that achieving six-pack abs is possible (if not enjoyable), but getting a stronger core doesn't have to involve shunning carbs and spending hours on end in the gym. Enter a simpler (and much more sane) way to tone and strengthen your stomach: bodyweight exercises.

After all, your abs …

Exercise

Anytime, Anywhere, No Weights Required – The Benefits of Bodyweight Training

Let’s face it, not everyone’s comfortable at the gym. For some the setting is alien, others feel self conscious and would rather avoid it, or it …

Exercise

15 Minutes Workout: 6 Science Backed Exercises For Flatter Abs and Weight Loss

Want to get rid of your belly fat effectively? Diet alone isn’t going to do the trick — you need to mix in A LOT of exercise. The exercise you do …

A 5-Move, Full-Body Circuit That's SUPER Intense

FULL BODY CIRCUIT WORKOUT

Burn solid fat, challenge your heart rate, and boost your fitness level. Check, check, and CHECK.

Calorie-Crushing Combos

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Health & Fitness in 2015

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A collection curated by Brian Wang, featuring products like 7 Minute Workout, f.lux, Jawbone UP3, Fitocracy for iPhone, and …

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6 Plyometrics Exercises For A Better Workout In Less Time

Plyometrics -- or high-intensity exercises that stretch and then quickly shorten your muscles (think jump squats or plyo push-ups) -- are already known for their quick calorie-blasting, body-toning results. "The technique was originally designed to develop explosive speed and power in Olympic …

Exercise

What does good running technique look like?

Getting to know each phase of the running technique is critical to understanding running technique and more importantly how to evaluate your own or …

Range of Motion

The Year’s Best Fitness Tips

Enhance your workouts with cutting-edge research and insight from experts

4. Go Barefoot at the Gym

6. Think about Fitness Fondly

8. Find a Rival—and Beat Him