You know those workouts that seemingly combine every kind of exercise and piece of equipment in the gym? You wonât find any of those here. Thatâs because you donât need a bunch of tools, time, or moves to target every muscle and burn serious calories. We asked some of the countryâs top trainers to design total-body routines that hit these requirements: fewer than two pieces of equipment, under 40 minutes, and no more than five exercises. What we got are the workouts that we want to do: Theyâre all fun, fast, and effective. The post 20 Total-Body Workouts, in Five Moves (or Less) appeared first on Men's Journal.
Hitting the treadmill for yet another steady-state run may be a tried-and-true way to burn a few calories, but itâs about as much fun as watching paint dry. If your workout is due for an overhaul, you may want to look for the coils of rope sitting in a corner of your gym. These combat ropes, or battle ropes, may seem inconsequential, but theyâre actually a metabolism-boosting super tool in disguise. Swinging these long, heavy ropes doesnât just work your arms, it works everything, taxing your legs, core, and upper body, all while sending your heart rate soaring. The post 5 Combat Rope Moves to Torch Your Metabolism appeared first on Men's Journal.
One of the reasons itâs so temping to skip the gym: too many options. Machines, ropes, med balls, and dumbbellsâan overwhelming numberÂ of choices, and the easiest decision is to pick nothing at all. The simple secret to a long-term lean and muscular body is fitness minimalism, and namely, a greater focus on total-body moves that train more muscles. One of the best ways to do it is with a barbell. The post 20-Minute Barbell Workouts That Don't Suck appeared first on Men's Journal.
When your vacation days are spent, daylight is at a premium, and the weatherâs anything but uplifting, you need an extra bit of workout motivation to get you through the colder, darker months. The post How to Work Out When You Don't Feel Like It appeared first on Men's Journal.
With movie star good-looks and roles in two larger-than-life franchises, Scott Eastwood is not exactly a person youâd ever pity; adding insult to injury, heâs in better shape than everâand does it without a complaint. From a cop to a bull rider (and back to a cop), Eastwood has often played the roles of law enforcement officers and lieutenants, requiring a strong, sturdy physicality to match (and one hell of a workout plan). The post How Scott Eastwood Stayed Shredded for ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ appeared first on Men's Journal.
Any dad knows that feeding kids can be a huge headache. Whether youâre squeezing in supper before soccer practice, packing lunches before sunup, or just coaxing a picky eater to put something in her mouth, itâs often much easier to give kids quick, convenient (and, yes, unhealthy foods) rather than nutritious meals. It doesnât help that chicken fingers, Fruit Roll-Ups, and root beer are the stuff youngsters usually love.Â Youâll never completely ace your kidsâ diets, nor do you want to deprive them of occasional treats. But there are some foods and drinks you really shouldnât give children more than once in a great whileâand a handful that should be off the table entirely. Some..