Over the next four weeks, we’ll be bringing you some great full body workouts, that are guaranteed to spice up your gym life and refresh your routine.
There will also be workouts for ALL LEVELS OF FITNESS. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate, or an advanced gym-goer, these are going to push you and increase your productivity in the gym.
A couple of month's ago, I asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for Men's Health. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises. That's right: When asked to create a super-effective, calorie-torching routine, Cosgrove gave us a workout that had readers do only a dumbbell swing and a squat thrust. This confused some folks, who wondered, "How can you lose fat with just two exercises?"
Move 1 Step 1 Lie on your back, knees bent at 90° angles, feet flat on floor. Step 2 Hold a 10-lb dumbbell in each hand (use a lighter weight, or no weight, if it's too much), upper arms perpendicular to body, as if you're about to do a chest press. Step 3 Crunch forward, bringing arms straight up and touching dumbbells. Exhale all the air out on the move up, inhaling to your belly on the way down
You’ve been doing it about 20,000 times a day since the moment you were born. In fact, you’re doing it right now. More importantly, experts are saying you’re doing it all wrong. We’re referring to breathing, which seems like such a natural act that we only think of it when we’re huffing and puffing at the end of a 10k -- not while walking to work, eating breakfast or any other normal activity.
have a few rules in life. They range from “never be greedy” to “always take a glance at a dessert menu to make sure you’re not passing on something amazing.” For the most part, I don’t violate my rules, although sometimes I bend a little. I used to have a rule along the lines of, “don’t trust a trainer who has nicer gym clothes than you have suits.”