Fitness expert Dan John reveals why adding more reps—not weight—can help you build more strength, power, and muscle I started lifting weights in 1965. Since then, I've been lucky enough to train at some
A recent Harvard study makes a weak case for strength training over aerobics. We found a much stronger argument The headline on a new press release—“Weight Training Appears Key to Controlling Belly Fat”—makes
Lifting lighter loads may be just as advantageous, researchers say If you want to grow big, you must lift big. At least that’s what gym-goers have always been told. But training with lighter weights may
Chisel your chest, sculpt your shoulders, and attack your abs with this terrible trifecta It's a move called the punisher pushup—and it lives up to its name because it will make your muscles beg for mercy.
Learn the science of the misunderstood supplement Creatine increases your body's ability to produce energy rapidly, which helps you train harder and more often, leading to faster results and stronger But
The sensible man’s approach to fitness that lasts a lifetime I’ve heard stories about athletes who enhance their performance by sleeping in high-altitude chambers, drinking kale smoothies every four hours,
Try this intense new way to shred your upper body Want to elevate your pushup game? Try this compound progression—a combination of exercises that targets the same muscle group with a few different moves.
Loosen up fast with this cutting-edge technique Sometimes it can be extra hard to get your muscles to loosen—particularly the hamstrings—no matter how much you work to foam roll or stretch them out. Why?
Don't choose between cutting weight or bulking up. Give culking a try. Starting out a brand new workout plan and diet to change the way your body looks can be tough, especially if you’re not on either
Add this core-shredding finisher to the end of your next sweat session Check out the abs on Andy Speer, winner of Men's Health Next Top Trainer and creator of the new fitness DVD The Anarchy Workout, the
Enhance your athleticism with these moves you may not be trying Most guys perform exercises in two ways: front to back, or up and down, says David Jack, owner of ActivPrayer in Phoenix, Arizona, and creator
Make these changes to train smarter and recover faster Trainers like to say that the most important part of any training program is consistency. If you don't hit the gym regularly, you'll never see results.
Deliver a serious punch to your gut—in a good way If you're sick of performing planks for what feels like days, here’s a killer new way to sizzle your six-pack: the hollow body progression. Andy Speer,
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Test your conditioning and coordination with this high-intensity challenge Going from a pushup to a jump and back to a pushup again—like you do in the burpee—hammers nearly every muscle from head to toe.
This fast routine will leave you with a serious sleeve-busting pump Sometimes you just want to give your guns a little extra love. That’s why Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of The IMPACT! Body Plan created
A new study proves you can always fit in a great workout Scratch “too busy” off your list of excuses to not work out today. Just a single minute of hard exercise may improve your fitness, suggests new
If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled
This super-hard superset will send your heart rate through the roof Performing two exercises back-to-back without resting—in what's called a superset—is one of the best ways to squeeze a lot of muscle-building
Ignore the trendy, complex diet plans designed to shrink your wallet and not your gut. To build the body you've always wanted, live like you already have it When men set out to lose weight, they usually
Need a little inspiration to make some big fitness changes in 2015? Shaun T is here to help By now, many of you have seen the cover of the January issue of Men’s Health. Our cover guy is Shaun T, the behind