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How to Build Big Biceps

<b>Cheat Your Form</b><br>Strict form may be holding you back.<p>A study in the <i>Eupropean Journal of Applied Physiology</i> found that you don’t always have to do an exercise the way it’s intended to maximize your results.<p>Using a bit of momentum during the lateral raise, for example, increases the torque of your …

How to Do 50 Perfect Pushups | Men's Health

Most people think that with just a bit of training they’ll be able to nail that goal.<p>My response is, “Great, now show me your pushup.” Nearly every single time, the person’s pushup isn’t up to the standard we maintain at Gym Jones, the Salt Lake City based gym where I’m the Training Director.<p>There …

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 …

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The 100 Best Fitness Tips of All Time | Men's Health

It's also the secret to a powerful body, as you're about to find out. In our never-ending mission to get you in the greatest shape of your life, we've grilled the world's top experts and combed our own archives to find 100 perfect fitness training tips—small gems that will make a huge difference in …

The Fastest Way to Lose Body Fat

“My goal was to help men move more weight in the gym and create more power beyond it,” says Speer. “To do that, I had to break many traditional training rules.”<p>First rule to go: Cardio and strength training don’t mix. Each Anarchy Workout blends cardio, strength work, and calisthenics in …

Melt Away Fat with The Metabolic Supercharge

Crank up your calorie burn and shed stubborn pounds with this full-body fat fryer<p>You have to give those last 5 to 10 pounds hanging around your middle credit: They have real staying power. Like a cold, Madonna, and hipsters, they just won’t go away.<p>But now you can kick those pigheaded pounds to the …

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The Belly-Fat Meltdown Challenge

“Fast-twitch fibers also have the greatest potential for size and strength,” says Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <i>The IMPACT! Body Plan.</i> “But because they use up so much energy, they tire out quickly, too.”<p>So you’ll need some serious willpower to get through all 3 rounds of this metabolism-revving …

The 15-Minute Total-Body Sweat Fest

By extending your work periods and decreasing your rest, you'll pound out an incredible amount of reps in a short amount of time. This surges your production of growth hormone, while promoting fat loss and maintaining muscle strength, he says.<p>And you only need 15 minutes of tough and fast exercise …

Design a Good Workout Program

<b>Strive for Consistency</b> <br>Program hopping—jumping from one program to the next without any uniformity or consistency—is one of the main reasons why many trainees fail to make marked progress in the gym. I also like to call this "goal hopping."<p>One week you read an article about a plan that will get you …