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5 Workouts for When You Don’t Feel Like Working Out | Men's Health

So I did my two remaining warmup sets, and then moved onto some speed and technique work at about 70-to-80 percent of my 1-rep max (RM), doing six sets of two reps.<p>Next I did some light higher-rep accessory work and finished with 30-minutes of non-stop alternating stepups. Then I called it a …

The 100-Rep Bench or Squat Challenge | Men's Health

And they make you crave more.<p>This 100-rep back squat or bench press challenge does all of the above. It rejuvenates me and shocks my system by maximizing the intensity. I do it when I stop progressing, and I need to bust through a plateau.<p>It’s simple: You load up a barbell, and do either 100 reps …

33 Medicine Ball Variations | Men's Health

Each movement is designed to help you build a stronger core, burn more fat, challenge your body in a new way, and improve your athleticism.<p>And they'll <i>all</i> make you want to add an 8-pound medicine ball to your next workout.

How to Work Every Muscle in Your Body in Only 5 Minutes | Men's Health

This total-body ladder workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer 2015 Winner Gideon Akande gets more dense and more intense as it goes along.<p>(To unlock a new level of total-body transformation, check out the new METASHRED EXTREME workout program from <i>Men’s Health</i>.)<p>Each minute, you’ll add a new …

Semicircle Mountain Climber | Men's Health

But instead of staying in one place, you’ll move your feet side to side so that they create an arch on the floor. Can’t picture it? Watch Gaddour demonstrate the exercise in the video above.<p>The new pattern increases the intensity of the mountain climber and creates more instability in your core, …

6 Habits to Chisel a Solid 6-Pack

But if you stray from your plan even a few times a week—which most men do—you'll probably never see your abs.<p><b>Related:</b> Transform your body with The Anarchy Workout. One guy lost 18 pounds of fat in just 6 weeks!<p>The solution: six simple habits, which I teach to my clients to help them strip away …

13 Exercises That Are Better Than Burpees For Fat Loss

These moves are the ULTIMATE fat torchers for most people<p>Clearly, we’re believers in burpees here at <i>Men’s Health</i>. In fact, here are my favorite ways to do them: 25 Badass Burpees You Must See to Believe.<p>Burpees involve quickly moving from a standing position to a pushup position and back</b> …

The 30-Minute Stepup Workout | Men's Health

Gaddour has broken up the workout into three 10-minute segments. Each section features a new stepup variation to improve your speed (minutes 1 to 10), strength (minutes 11 to 20), or stamina (minutes 21 to 30). Watch Gaddour demonstrate each one in the video above.<p>By the time 30 minutes is up, …

23 Best Biceps Exercises for Men | Men's Health

The 23 Best Biceps Exercises<p>Pump up your guns with these sleeve-busting biceps exercises<p>Who doesn’t love to work their guns? No one, that’s who. (Except the guys on Facebook that’ll say training your biceps is stupid.)<p>The fact is, muscular arms make you look fit. And since you can expose them …

6 Reasons You Just Can’t Stop Eating

Understand the common culprits behind your binges—so you can overcome them<p>Let’s get the obvious reason you overeat out of the way: Food tastes really good. And some of it tastes really, really good.<p>The truth, though, is that everyone likes food, yet some people struggle to find their stopping point …

Nutrition

3 Single-Movement Mind F*cks

These are the hardest one-exercise workouts you’ll ever do. Finish strong, and you’ll take your fitness to all-new heights<p>You never forget your first SMMF, or Single-Movement Mind F*ck.<p>It’s exactly what it sounds like—one exercise repeated over and over and over again until you finish, quit, or go …

Exercise

Why John Paulson Is Right To Give Harvard $400 Million

In the time-honored category of “no good deed goes unpunished,” hedge fund billionaire John Paulson is being criticized for endowing a new school of engineering at Harvard with a $400 million gift. It’s the largest in Harvard history. It’s a bit hard to believe that such a gift would be criticized, …

Income Inequality

A Wearable Multitool

Leatherman has just introduced the Tread, a bracelet-style multitool that can be worn on the wrist.<p>Each link in the Tread contains multiple tools, …

Wearable Tech

Best Fuel for Running

However, researchers found some evidence that there may be benefits to ditching the standard banana and toast. According to one study in a small group of college runners, eating a meal high in fat before exercise increased fat-burning and spared carbohydrates—allowing their bodies to use them for …

Want to work for Apple? Here’s the grueling hiring process

Apple can be an incredibly demanding company to work for, but just getting in the door is nearly impossible.<p>The hiring process for Apple retail is fairly lengthy, but according to UX designer Luis Abreu, landing a job at the mothership in Cupertino is an even longer, more grueling process — which …

Human Resources

Why You Need To Unplug Every 90 Minutes

You’re an organism. And organisms run in cycles. Here’s how to work with yours.<p>Since sprints get us to focus in and finish our tasks with crisp consciousness, we know they’re the most effective way of working. But what’s fascinating is <i>why</i> they make us work so well.<p>For Leo Widrich at Buffer, it’s in …

24 Different Types of Pushups

24 Pushups You Need to Try<p>How many of these awesome variations have you done before?<p>The <b>pushup</b> is best known as a chest exercise. However, this classic movement can train just every muscle in your body—if you mix it up with the variations shown in the video.<p>Some you’ll recognize, some are brand new, …

Magnetically Levitating Elevators Could Reshape Skylines

They go up, down, and all around<p>With the debut of passenger elevators some 150 years ago, cities were forever changed. Freed from the tyranny of stairwells, architects built as high as they liked. That is, until they ran into another barrier: the weight of steel cables. A new elevator design from …

Engineering

Watch A Tiny Robot Pull Something Nearly 2,000 Times Its Size [Video]

Do you even lift?<p>Could you pull a blue whale across a beach? How about scale a skyscraper carrying an elephant on your back? Of course you can't. But it would be really awesome if you could, right?<p>Tiny robots built by members of the Biomimetics and Dexterous Manipulation Lab at Stanford University …

The 19 most game-changing weapons of the 21st century

We've come a long way since the stealth bomber.<p>Just as smart gadgets have invaded our homes and revolutionized our lives over the last 15 years, next-level weaponry has transformed the military.<p>The imperatives of the military have always been one of the main drivers of technological …

The Health Benefits of 4 Types of Running Workouts | Men's Health

Shorter intervals, for instance, increase your VO2 max (one measure of aerobic endurance), while longer sessions boost your “Qmax,” the volume of blood your heart can pump.<p>Smart (and fast) guys take advantage of four key types of training—speedwork, threshold sessions, speed-stamina workouts, and …

Three Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Here are three advanced movements from <i>Men's Health</i> Fitness Advisor BJ Gaddour’s excellent book, <b>Your Body Is Your Barbell</b>. It's the ultimate manual for how to use your bodyweight to chisel your physique. (So much so, it inspired our choice for the fitness “model” below.)<p>Do one set of each of the …

What Really Causes That Popping Noise When You Crack Your Knuckles?

The cracking continued, and along with it speculation as to what actually caused the sound. Playground theories were abundant. Was it tearing cartilage? A bursting gas bubble? Maybe the friction between the bones that somehow, for some reason, broke the sound barrier?<p>We finally have an answer. And …

Be Slimmer, Stronger, and Smarter

What follows is a 24-hour plan for first targeting and then tapping into what may be your most valuable natural resource.<p><b>6:00 a.m. Flick Your Energy Switch</b><br>What you see as a good night's sleep, your body interprets as 8 hours of starvation. And so, in an effort to conserve energy, there's a dramatic …

Constructing a Nuclear Bomb Detector on a Budget

There are several ways to avert a nuclear terrorist attack. One is diplomacy. Last week, for example, the US and several other countries wrapped up …

Is Milk Really Healthy for You? Learn the Facts

"Milk is a deadly poison," according to the Dairy Education Board. In fact, if you peruse this special interest group's Web site, notmilk.com, you'll find dozens of articles about the purported evils of this popular beverage. One claim, for example, is that milk from cows contains cancer-causing …

40-Day Strength Program

In order to make continuous progress and stay healthy, you need to think of your workouts as daily "performances" in the weight room instead of going all out and depleting your test tube.<p>Renowned Russian strength coach Pavel Tsatsouline uses this exact philosophy with his 40-day workout program. It …

his Weekend, Make Your Lungs and Muscles Burn!

Here's how to do it: Sprint 5 yards, and then perform 10 groiners. Without resting, backpedal to the starting point and perform 10 pushups. That's 1 round. Repeat 4 more times. By the time you're finished, you'll have completed a total of 50 yards, 50 groiners, and 50 pushups. Your goal: <b>2 minutes</b> …

Seth's Blog

like <i>this</i> stuff.<p>When you work in a genre (any genre), break all the rules at your own peril. Sure, you need to break <i>some</i> rules, need to do something …