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A New History of the Second World War

In 1936, Charles Lindbergh arrived in Berlin to inspect the Luftwaffe. The visit had been arranged by Truman Smith, an ingenious intelligence officer who knew that Herman Göring, the Nazi air marshal, would find the American aviator’s celebrity irresistible; Lindbergh flew to Berlin with his wife, …

World History

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Recruitment

This Kettlebell Workout Is the Best Way to Switch Up Your Strength Routine

Strength training is important, but TBH, it can feel like a chore. Not only are you sometimes overwhelmed with what to do (what's back day again?), …

Workouts

​A Killer Cardio Workout I Use With CrossFit Pros

​It's also helped my Special Forces soldiers and endurance athletes<p>A key skill for succeeding in a battle, race, or CrossFit competition is learning to pace yourself. That’s why I do this workout with Special Forces soldiers, pro endurance athletes, and CrossFit pros that I train.<p>I find that most …

Mission unaccomplished, 15 years later: The misuse of American military power, the Middle East in chaos

<b>(AP Photo/Krzysztof Zatycki)</b><p>The United States has already lost — its war for the Middle East, that is<p>Danny Sjursen<p>February 25, 2017 10:58am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>The United States has already lost — its war for the Middle East, that is. Having taken my own crack at …

After 40 Years, What Has America Accomplished in the Middle East?

Every president since Jimmy Carter has tried and failed to offer a fix for the Middle East.<p>Jimmy Carter's failed Iran hostage mission, Ronald Reagan's attempt to keep the peace in Beirut, George H.W. Bush's failure to protect the Kurds from Saddam Hussein after Desert Storm, George W. Bush's failed …

DARPA's reusable unmanned 'gremlin' planes are a go

Four aerospace and security corporations will attempt to make DARPA's "gremlins program" dream a reality. The Department of Defense division has joined forces with its frequent collaborator Lockheed Martin, Dynetics of Alabama, as well as Composite Engineering and General Atomics Aeronautical …

Why Leaving Rowing Out of Your Workout is a Big Mistake

Depending on who you are, monostructural movement like rowing may strike fear in your heart. But here's why you need to keep it in the exercise …

6 Habits to Chisel a Solid 6 Pack

Use these simple tips to finally reveal your abs once and for all<p>If you can't see your abs, don't assume it's because you're missing out on a magical abdominal exercise or secret supplement. Blame your mindset.<p>You see, losing belly flab is a boring process. It requires time, hard work, and most …

Tough Treadmill Workouts That Will Kick Your Ass

Stuck inside for your run? These 6 routines are anything but run-of-the-mill<p>If you dread the tread, check out these six routines that will help you outrun boredom and get better results than ever.<p><b>Turn Up Your Tempo</b> Set the incline to 1 percent and warm up with 10 minutes of easy running. Then set …

25 Badass Burpees You Must See to Believe

They're incredibly tough, but incredibly effective<p>Think the burpee can’t get any worse?<p>Then wait until you see the 25 variations shown by <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour in the video above. With names like the punching burpee, the punisher burpee, and the dead-stop burpee, they’ll make …

Maximal Fat Loss, Minimal Equipment

Here's what you need to know...<p>The better you get at an exercise, the less effective it becomes as a fat-burner.<br>• Combining ground-based exercise like …

The Calorie-Killing Countdown Challenge

This cardio routine will destroy fat and improve your fitness<p>When you hear the word “cardio,” what comes to mind? Maybe pounding the pavement or rides on an uncomfortable bike seat or any form of torture. But your mindset will change after this countdown challenge from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director …

No Equipment, no problem: 92 Workouts with no equipment

Over the weekend I had a workout in the local park adjacent Kitsilano Beach (an area in Vancouver).<p>We had access to a pull-up station next to the …

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Meal Plans

The Basic Paleo Plan<p>Effective, lifelong fat loss is easy with Paleo foods. We recommend the majority of your meals look something like this:<p>4-8 oz of …

The 5 Pillars of Successful Training

They are simple, and they work<p>I always joke that the coach who trains himself has an idiot for a client. I was self-coached for years. So, if you studied math or logic, I fully admit I am an idiot. The problem with self-coaching is that it is so hard to study the person in the mirror and see the …

20 Crossfit Workouts You Can Do At Home

Whether you simply don’t have time to make it to your box/gym, don’t feel like forking over the cash or don’t have a box in your area you can still …

What’s So Special About Kettlebells Anyway?

<b>It was just a few short years ago that I discovered kettlebells after thirty years of weight training.</b> Yes, thirty years of training and it was only …

Kettlebell Exercises

The 1,000-Rep Morning Metabolism Igniter

Light your fat-frying furnace for the entire day<p>Mornings are tough and morning workouts are tougher.<p>But the right routine is worth waking up for, especially if it allows you to crank out 1,000 reps in 30 minutes, like this one from Craig Ballantyne, MS, CTT, and editor of EarlyToRise.com.<p>“When you …

The Key to Conquering the Elusive Muscle Up

<b>Dammit…</b><p><b>Walk around, walk around, walk around…</b><p>Dammit…<p>Walk around, walk around, walk around…<p>Dammit…<p>You can see where this is going. A whole lot of …

Self-improvement

Fitness Expert Advice - Rookie Mistakes - The Deadlift

<i>It’s easy to think you’re doing the right thing in the gym, but you may be dropping the ball. Certain exercises are more technically demanding than</i> …

Workout Mistakes: The Bench Press

<i>It’s easy to think you’re doing the right thing in the gym, but you may be dropping the ball. Certain exercises are more technically demanding than</i> …

The Fastest Way to Get in Running Shape

If your running game needs a tune-up, get a jolt with these speed drills<p>Usain Bolt isn't the only person who should be cranking into fifth gear. Adding a speed session to your running routine will get you back into shape faster, so you're ready for that 5K or marathon down the road. Plus, you’ll …

Build a Legendary Lower Body

Boost your athletic performance with this punishing quad challenge<p>The bodyweight squat might not seem like a daunting exercise—until you make it explosive. By adding a jump to your go-to squat variations—like the bodyweight squat, split squat, and stagger-stance squat—you can dial up the …

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10 Crazy Fitness Rules That Should Exist

Want to supersize that order? Drop and give us 30<p>We polled the <i>Men's Health</i> office on fitness rules we would enact if given the opportunity<i>,</i> and here are the 10 crazy rules our editors concocted. These rules aren't meant to "make up" for a lazy or glutenous activity. Rather, think of them as …

The Handstand Push Up: How Things Go Wrong and How to Put Them Right

I recently moved and started working in a new physical therapy office. Lucky for business, my new office is in the same complex as a CrossFit gym. …