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The Split Switch Curl and Press WIll Make Your Legs Stronger, Your Arms Bigger, and Your Belly Smaller | Men's Health

Between reps of the curl and press, you’ll do split switches—a variation on the split squat that requires you to switch leg positions in midair.<p>Explosive exercises like that require a ton of energy, so your calorie burn will go through the roof. And your leg muscles will be screaming a few reps in, …

How Box Jumps Help You Generate More Power | Men's Health

That’s why Akande always incorporates box jumps into his training. The exercise targets your lower-body fast-twitch muscles and makes you more athletic—improving your performance in the ring, on the court, and in the weight room.<p>In the video above, Akande demonstrates how to maximize your power and …

The Speed and Power Boxing Circuit | Men's Health

He incorporated speed movements like rope jumps and ladder drills to improve your coordination and agility. Akande also included power exercises like overhead med-ball slams and box jumps to increase your total-body explosiveness.<p>And you’ll end the circuit with shadow boxing—a combo of speed and …

The World’s Best Cardio Workout | Men's Health

(For more short and effective strength and cardio workouts you can do at home, check out THE 21-DAY METASHRED. One guy lost 25 pounds of fat in just 6 weeks!)<p>At first the regimen attracted little attention, but it eventually gained a cult following among a handful of strength and conditioning …

The Best Active Recovery Workout | Men's Health

If you’re serious about changing your body, feeling better, and making serious gains in the weight room, then “active” rest days are a must.<p>(And if you’re serious about losing weight and feeling your best, try THE 21-DAY METSHRED. One guy lost 25 pounds of fat in 6 weeks—at home!)<p>After all, you’re …

The Dead-Stop Workout

Put on the brakes to accelerate your gains<p>One of the fastest ways to increase your gains: Stop.<p>Adding a dead stop to an exercise eliminates the stretch reflex, or the rubber-band-like tendency of your muscles and connective tissues that helps power you through movements, explains <i>Men’s Health</i> …

Workouts

The Core Workout That Tightens Your Middle and Fends Off Back Pain | Men's Health

And since they’re stability exercises, you’ll train your core to resist potentially spine-damaging motions like rotation, flexion, and extension, Gaddour explains.<p>Watch the video above to see Gaddour demonstrate the movements. Then try this classic core workout for yourself.<p><b>How to Do the Core</b> …

Improving Schools Through Design Thinking

While a growing number of schools around the world are using design thinking in classrooms and empowering students to solve authentic challenges as …

Torch Fat Fast with Thermogenic Tempo Training | Men's Health

As a result, your progress will slow, and your risk of injury will increase.<p>If you’re not varying your exercise tempo—or how fast or how slow you lift a weight—during a workout, you’re missing out. That’s because even the smallest tempo tweaks can enhance fat loss, muscle gain, and performance, and …

Six-Pack Superset Workouts | Men's Health

Competitive supersets work similar muscle groups or utilize similar movement patterns.<p>For example, you could pair a squat with a lunge. These movements both work your lower body. Since your legs are pre-fatigued from the squats, the lunges will feel so much more challenging than they normally …

The 5 Best Exercises Every Guy Should Master | Men's Health

There are so many things I would do differently. If I had known back then what I know today, I could have avoided a plethora of injuries along the way.<p>That’s why I’m sharing 5 specific exercises with you today. These are the key movements that should serve as the foundation upon which your general …

The Bodybuilding Superset That Adds Slabs of Muscle to Your Upper Body | Men's Health

<b>Related:</b> Try the Anarchy Workout—One Guy Lost 18 Pounds of Fat in 6 Weeks!<p>Load up a barbell. Choose a weight that you can row with an underhand grip for 10 to 15 reps. Now do as many bent-over rows with perfect form as you can.<p>Once you’re finished, immediately perform as many barbell pushups as you …

The Quad Quake Workout | Men's Health

And it takes even more energy to use those muscles to launch you off the ground.<p>That’s why this new three-exercise, quad-centric routine from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour is such a butt-kicking challenge. Each rep drains some of the juice from these calorie-guzzling muscles.<p>Check it …

The 20-Minute Kettlebell Shred

With one kettlebell and enough room to swing it, you can get an awesome metabolic workout<p>A new study in the <i>Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research</i> shows that the length of workouts doesn’t matter. The Danish researchers compared nine shorter sessions to three longer ones, and found absolutely …

Workouts

60 Non-Threatening Formative Assessment Techniques

<b>60 Non-Threatening Formative Assessment Techniques</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>As frequently as a chef needs to check a sauce for taste, teachers should <b>check</b> …

Pedagogy

22 Powerful Closure Activities

What Is Closure?<p>Closure is the activity that ends a lesson and creates a lasting impression, a phenomenon that Colorado State University professor …

Teaching

10 Motivational Posters for Your Classroom

WARNING: These posters are guaranteed to brighten up your classroom & inspire minds of all ages. Enjoy!<p>1. Frame for your desk as a daily reminder …

Tools for Teaching: Managing a Large Class Size

Tip #1: Don't Give Up on Collaborative Grouping<p>Students need opportunities to check in with each other around their learning, ask questions, guide …

The Two Moves That Will Help You Jump Higher Than Everyone Else

Your hips play a bigger role when you jump forward, not up. (Make sure your legs are ready for action with <b>The Stretch That Helps Fix Knee Pain</b>.)<p>While strength is important in your ankle and knee muscles, it will only propel you so high. You need to concentrate on improving their rate of contraction …

Finding Starter Projects: Project Sets

Teachers are looking for projects to get their kids into the Maker movement! Today, we share project sets carefully selected by a few of the many groups who care deeply about making. Together, each of these sets take a stab at something of a “curriculum” — or, if that word makes you bristle, then …

The 5 Pillars of Successful Training | Men's Health

Hiring a personal trainer gave me the great insight: I simply don’t have enough energy or free will to work on my weak points in favor of not only what I like to do, but what I am good at doing.<p>I’m not alone.<p>As I saw my own success improve under the guiding hands of others, I came to these simple …

Let's Build Something Together-Maker Spaces and 20% Time

Maker Movement<p>20% Time<p>Genius Hour<p>The idea of students looking away from ridged content focus all throughout the school day and giving them back some …

14 Interior Designers to Follow on Instagram

Whether you're looking into a full redesign or just need an idea for what to do with that empty corner, these interior designers serve up little snippets of inspiration daily—hit that follow button now.<p>Whether you're looking into a full redesign or just need an idea for what to do with that empty …

The Chest and Shoulder Blaster that Will Leave You Spent

Ready to try it? The circuit works like this: Perform the following exercises in a row, moving from one to the next without rest. That's 1 round. Complete 5 rounds total.<b><br>1. Dumbbell Chest Press</b><br>Lie on a bench holding a pair of dumbbells with your arms straight above your chest, palms facing forward. …

Three Powerful Chromebook Tools to Collect Feedback from Students

November 19, 2014<br>Today we received a request from a teacher asking about web tools to use on Chromebook for creating polls and surveys. We went …

Engaging Your School Community Through Social Media

School Website<p>Schools are busy places, and parents need a trusted place to find the right information. But information is not enough -- gone are the …

Social Media

Building Your Edtech Ecosystem

In the physical world, no two ecosystems resemble each other -- the tundra is far different than the desert. Similarly, no two technology systems are …

Elevate Your Social Media Engagement in 5 Easy Steps | Inc.com

Improving your social media engagement is the key to earning more fans and followers, but what many forget is that social engagement is also an excellent way to earn feedback. The more you can connect with your audience and earn visibility for your brand, the better content you can produce in all …

Marketing

What an Effective Teacher's Classroom Looks Like

<b>by Annette Breaux and Todd Whitaker</b><p>In our ongoing observations of teachers, we continue to notice that the most effective teachers’ classrooms all …

23 Seldom-Used Ideas for Utilizing Twitter Lists

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>If you’ve read any lists on Twitter tips, whether for beginners or for experts, you’ve likely come across the common advice to use Twitter lists.<p>Twitter lists are useful, helpful, and effective for managing and optimizing your Twitter experience. …