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The Dumbbell Exercise Every Man Should Do On Chest Day

Pump up your pecs with these twists on an old-school move<p>Don’t settle for your run-of-the-mill dumbbell chest press. Mix things up for greater gains.<p><i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour likes to alternate arms, change the starting position, or switch up grips to build more muscle across your …

The Worst Way to Perform the Bulgarian Split Squat

The Men’s Health Fitness Director sees this form fail all the time. Are you guilty?<p>The Bulgarian split squat is a terrific way to build single-leg strength, add lower-body mass, and improve hip mobility—<i>except</i> when it’s done with a long stance.<p>When your front foot is too far forward, it causes all …

The Brilliant Single-Leg Deadlift Hack We Wish We Had Known About Sooner

Never flail during the exercise again<p>The single-leg deadlift is a great exercise for improving your balance and stability.<p>In fact, it’s <i>so</i> challenging for your balance that it’s nearly impossible to do the exercise with added weight in order to build strength, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. …

The Right Way to Do a Wall Ball

If you’re not sweating by the end, you weren’t working hard enough<p>You don’t have to be a CrossFitter to enjoy the benefits of wall balls.<p>When broken down, the movement is essentially a squat to press, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, who demonstrates the exercise in the video above. It …

Workouts

Attack Your Abs With 4 Different Kinds Of Muay Thai Knee Strikes

Plus, elevate your heart rate and burn some serious fat while you’re at it<p>In a fight, a well-timed knee strike can leave your opponent double-over on the floor.<p>In the gym, Muay Thai knee strikes can improve your conditioning, strengthen your hip flexors, and attack your abs, according to <i>Men’s …

The 5-Minute Maxout Workout

The Maxout Workout is intense, but extremely efficient<p>Five minutes? That’s it?<p>Trust us, you don’t want to go for longer than that.<p>Follow-along with <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande in the workout shown above. Each minute, you’ll attack a different part of your body with two separate …

How to Instantly Fix Your Deadlift

Add a band to your bar to build maximum strength<p>During the deadlift, the bar should stay as close to your body as possible. When it does, the weight has less distance to travel and your spine can stay in a neutral position.<p>Basically, you can move more weight, more easily.<p><b>Related:</b> THE 21-DAY …

The Lunge You’ll Want to Do Every Workout

All other lunges will seem boring after you perform this variation<p>Why would you want to do this lunge every workout? Because it’s almost a workout in and of itself.<p>Check it out in the video above as demonstrated by <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour. You’ll start with a kettlebell lateral …

The Greatest Way to Perform a Half Getup

Ditch the kettlebell or dumbbell and don’t look back<p>The half getup may be one of the best core movements you can do. But for even bigger gains, swap out the kettlebell or dumbbell for a barbell landmine, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.<p>The angle of the barbell creates a tough challenge …

5 Quick Stretches When You’re Crunched for Time

Don’t think you have time after a run? These moves are fast, easy, and get the job done.<p><i>My legs are so tight! I know I need to stretch more, but I run out of time after my runs. Can you suggest a few basic stretches? Maybe if I can make stretching more time efficient, I will do it.<br>—Keith</i><p>A postrun …

Yoga

The Six Best Exercises for New Runners

No gym? No problem! These six bodyweight exercises will make you a stronger, less injury-prone runner.<p>We get it. You like to run, not spend hours in a gym. But strength training will help you run your best. The following exercises will help you build strong, powerful, and injury-resistant muscles …

Workouts

Weekly Workout - Quadruped Abduction Reach Under

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>How Can Joey Chestnut Run Off His 74 Hot Dogs?<p>2<p>Asics Has Up to 50 Percent Off Shoes Right Now<p>3<p>The Best Jogging Strollers to Cover More Miles<p>4<p>Can Ketones Help You Run Faster?<p>5<p>What Mud on Your Calves Really Means for Your Form<p>Shake up your core routine with this move.<p>​<p>​<p>This week, …

Workouts

Weekly Workout - Sprinter Sit-Up

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>How Can Joey Chestnut Run Off His 74 Hot Dogs?<p>2<p>Asics Has Up to 50 Percent Off Shoes Right Now<p>3<p>The Best Jogging Strollers to Cover More Miles<p>4<p>Can Ketones Help You Run Faster?<p>5<p>What Mud on Your Calves Really Means for Your Form<p>Shake up your core routine with this move.<p>​<p>​<p>This week, …

Exercise

Easy stovetop mac and cheese — with 7 variations, including bacon (Mmm, bacon)

Plenty of friends volunteer to “help” when I’m testing recipes. When macaroni and cheese is on the menu, everyone shows up. They bring opinions on …

Italian Food

The Exercise Every Man With a Desk Job Should Do

This movement strengthens your core and mobilizes your spine—and it feels awesome, too<p>Slumping over your keyboard all day can cause the muscles and connective tissue in your upper body to set in that position.<p>The result: A slightly hunched back, which not only gives you the posture of a caveman, …

The 12-Minute Workout That Burns More Calories Than Sprinting

Want to burn fat fast? Skip the treadmill and grab a kettlebell instead<p>To incinerate your cheat meal faster, skip the treadmill and exercise bike: A 12-minute kettlebell circuit burns more calories than doing all-out cardio for the same length of time, a Southeastern Louisiana University study …

How to Do Stiff-Legged Deadlifts

Bring on the personal records by building strength in your hips and hamstrings<p>Your leg day workout probably involves deadlifts. But here’s why it should involve stiff-legged deads—or “stiffies,” as <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour calls them—as well.<p>Popularized by Ed Coan, one of the best …

The Lateral Raise That Crushes Your Obliques

Want to build broad shoulders and a strong core? This exercise checks both off your list<p>The deltoids are the largest muscles on your shoulder. If you want them to look like grapefruit halves stuffed into the top of your sleeves, then you need to do the lateral raise.<p>This exercise targets the …

The Burpee Workout That Will Leave Your Abs Burning

Grab a swolemate and get to work<p>Double the sweat, double the gains: People who work out with a partner they feel comfortable with are more energetic and happier than those who work out alone, report Santa Clara University scientists.<p>And the better you feel going into a workout, the better you’ll …

How to Do the Tate Press or Elbows-Out-Triceps Extension

It’s called the Tate press, and it’ll transform your bench<p>One thing every great bench presser knows: Work your triceps.<p>Your triceps are instrumental in pressing up the weight in the middle of the lift, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour. If these muscles are weak, you’ll struggle when the …

9 USB-C accessories to give your new gadgets a boost

Ready or not, USB-C is the port of the future. There weren't many devices with the new, tiny, reversible USB-C port this time last year, but that's …

10 Smart Ways to Garden on a Budget

Throughout my twenties I ran a gardening business in Silicon Valley. People paid me obscene amounts of money to build ornate vegetable gardens behind …

gluten-free granola

If there were an award for making batch after batch of mediocre gluten-free granola, I would have won it several years running. I’ve filled a lot of …

Breakfast

This Sweet Yeasted Bread is Everything You've Wished For (& 3 Variations)

I almost don't know how to begin telling you about this bread. Okay, no—I do: It's phenomenal. It fulfills <b>the rare baking trifecta of delicious-tasting, impressive-looking, and easy to execute</b>.<p>Let me pause there. This is a yeast bread with some shaping required, so if your definition of "easy" …

Cook & Chisel: Fast & Lean Shopping List

Men's Health<p>Produce<p>1 red onion1 medium tomato1 lime1 avocado1 bunch cilantro1 head garlic1 head Chinese cabbage1 jalapeno1 pear1 English cucumber2 apples1 head romaine lettuce<p>Meat & Fish<p>2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts4 oz. prosciutto1 lb. ground beef2 1/3 lb. skinless salmon fillets<p>Bread<p>1 …

32 Weight Plate Exercises

Introducing your new favorite way to build total-body strength and muscle<p>Weight plates are made for barbells—or so you thought.<p>In the video above, <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour demos 32 ways to use plates sans bar. He shows you how to build total-body muscle and strength by chopping, …

2 Strength Exercises Every Runner Should Do

Before you step out on the road or trail, build power and strength in your hip flexors, quads, and glutes with these exercises<p>Want to kick asphalt? Then you need these runner’s lunges and stepups in your gym routine.<p>“They not only improve running mechanics, but they strengthen your hip flexors, …