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Abs Week 2015! Core-Crushing Combo #4

Has your core had enough yet? We hope not, because here is your fourth workout of Abs Week 2015.

You’ll perform two exercises: the hollow-body pushup hold and the dumbbell overhead press. For each exercise, you’ll “block” your feet or squeeze them together.

This gives you a firm base of support while …

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The 21-Day Shred: The First Full Body Workout

MEN'S FITNESS Editors and Mike SimoneShred: Day OneThe official start of The 21-Day Shred.Consider this your on-ramp. The 21-Day Shred officially …

Workouts

25 Awesome Ab Moves

25. Prone Plate Switch

Here at Men's Health we love the plank. It strengthens your abs, stabilizes your spine, and prevents lower back pain. But let's be honest: Once you master the move, it can get boring just hovering there. That's why Tony Gentilcore, C.S.C.S., strength coach at Cressey Perfomance …

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The Exercise Combo That Will Make You Feel Loose and Strong

If you’re not mobile, you can’t use your strength. And if you’re not strong, you can’t be mobile, says David Jack, owner of ActivPrayer in Phoenix, Arizona, and co-creator of the Men’s Health Body Battle.

That’s why Jack includes the downward dog to crab reach in his routine. It simultaneously …

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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 …

Exercise Science

Top 8 Cardio Workouts for Instant Weight Loss at Home

In recent times, obesity has turned out to be an epidemic in developed and developing countries alike. Our unhealthy lifestyle with over-dependence …

Best Exercises for Love Handles

Love handles are the first indicators of abdominal obesity in both the genders. They're correlated to several chronic cardiovascular diseases and …

This killer circuit workout is the key to burning fat fast

This full-body workout is meant to burn calories and activate your whole upper and lower body. This is a circuit workout that can be done at home or in the gym. You will do each movement for 30 seconds and then rest for 30 seconds before moving to the next exercise. Once you complete each circuit …

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The Only 5 Ab Exercises You'll Ever Need

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Take a look around your gym: There's no end to the array of abs exercises that guys are churning out. Their bodies are contorted. Their foreheads are drenched. But their abs? Meh.

See, when it really comes down to it, all you really need are five staple moves to sculpt your core, says …

Exercise

4 Types of Running Workouts (and Why You Should Be Doing Them All)

If you’re like most guys, you’re a creature of habit: You go to bed at 11 p.m., hit the john after your morning joe, and run the same loop at the same speed.

That’s great for sleeping and pooping, but not so good for your fitness or race times. Research from Canada and New Zealand reveals that …

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11 Brutal Exercises You Love to Hate (But Really Love)

The safety squat bar—or SSB—has built-in padding around the neck and shoulders. In fact, the two-pronged piece of equipment resembles a travel pillow attached to a barbell. It looks downright cushy—luxurious, even.

Oooh, I’ll use THAT, you think to yourself.

But it’s far from cushy. Every squat rep …

Lose Your Love Handles Through This 10-Minute Workout

By Dr. Mercola

Love handles, like most types of abdominal fat, can be quite challenging to get rid of, and for many may hold even after you've lost …

Your Do-Anywhere, Total-Body Strength Workout

The Routine

If the thought of strength training makes you squeamish but you’re ready to build some muscle, we have a plan for you. This beginner …

8 Surprising Ways You're Slowing Your Metabolism

Fire up your natural calorie burn ASAP.

This article was written by Paige Greenfield and provided by our partners at Prevention.

Yeah, yeah, yeah, …

What is CrossFit? The sport, science and state of mind

"Is there a single, perfect workout? A workout with the best weight training, plyometric, flexibility and endurance exercises? A workout with the …

Exercise Science

No excuses 4 minute workout (for busy days and carb-loaded indulgencies)

What is your excuse for not working out? Some of the most common excuses include “I’m too tired,” “Not enough energy,” “I work too many hours,” but …

Workouts

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 …

Fitness

The Secret to High-Intensity Interval Training

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14 Modern Fitness Myths Busted

Life Sciences

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 …

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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 …

The 100 Best Fitness Tips

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 also the secret to a powerful body, as you're about to find out. …

Can I Really Speed Up My Metabolism?

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4 Secrets to the Perfect 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 supported by your …

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

Leg training is often associated with heavy barbell squats and leg presses stacked the brim with plates. Yes, that’s one way to train legs, but …

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