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How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable (According to a Green Beret)

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

The philosophy of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius is supposed to help you be more resilient and at peace — here's how to master it in 7 days

It's been a tool for the ordinary and the elite alike — from slaves to emperors — as they sought wisdom, strength, and the "good life."<p>Today, Stoicism is popular with football coaches the Seattle Seahawks' Pete Carroll, investors like Tim Ferriss, and military generals like General James "Mad Dog" …

Pete Carroll

7 Tri-Sets For Mass

Fast Workouts for Crowded Gyms<p>Tri-sets allow you to train multiple muscle groups back-to-back while allowing each muscle group to recover while …

All You Need to Make Barbecue Sauce Is This Formula

Cheaper, tastier, better: It's time to learn how to make homemade barbecue sauce.<p>A good sauce can save your backyard barbecue from charred yard bird to chicken wings so good, you could charge for 'em. The problem is that most store-bought barbecue sauces just aren't that stellar. They're …

I'm living proof that eating fat can be good for you

'I told friends and family that eating fat would clog their arteries as surely as pouring lard down a drain.'<p><b>OPINION:</b> Once upon a time it all seemed …

Pushing Past the Terrifying Dip in Motivation

My son, who is officially an adult in a matter of days, is facing a small crisis: the project he’s working on is not going well, and he’s ready to …

Action Offends The Inactive

You're not imagining it. When you decide to better yourself, you'll be immediately surrounded by people trying to stop you. Action, it seems, offends …

How to Find Your One-Rep Max

Photo: Pond5<p>“What do you bench?”<p>It’s usually the first thing people ask when they hear that you lift, but finding your one-rep max isn’t just about …

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The 20-Rep Squat Routine: Old School Strength Training

<b>For all neophytes who have no clue how to train hard, I suggest you heed some practical lore from the past.</b> Back in the day when they had no …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

The Best MMA Cardio Workout

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

How to Sprint Your Way to a 6-Pack

Why Sprint Training Is the Best Abdominal Workout<p>There are so many great abdominal workouts out there and in the gym that are based around resistance …

The 7-Day Biceps Cure

Here's what you need to know...<p>The 7-Day Biceps Cure is a blend of rest-pause training and Charles Staley's EDT (Escalated Density Training).<br>• The Cure …

3 protein bars you can easily make at home

You would never chase a workout with a Snickers—not if you’re smart, at least.<p>But if you scan the ingredients of the chocolate–peanut butter protein …

How To Use Stress To Your Advantage - Harness Stress

7 Ways To Enjoy Medjool Dates, Your New Performance Partner<p>How You Can Burn More Calories Just By Chewing Gum<p>How an Overweight Dad Overhauled His …

To Do: Keep a To-Be List

What really makes people successful? A second language? Attending an Ivy League school? A height of six feet plus? Or...could success have something …

6 Big Finishers for Every Major Muscle Group

Great endings—whether they occur in sports, on film or on your last date—are the memorable ones. Sure, what you do at the beginning of your routine …

Exercise

It's Time to Focus and Reclaim Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How many times have you sat down to do an important task, and before you knew it an hour had passed by and you hadn’t worked on what it was that you had wanted to do? What did you get done during that time?<p>Do any of these sound …

Time Management

9 Sets of Strength Training Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Mistakes are an inevitable fact of life and strength training. But what if you could just learn from those who have been there, done that, and clawed …

Announcing a New Book! Heading Out On Your Own: 31 Basic Life Skills in 31 Days | The Art of Manliness

When I graduated from high school and left home to become a freshman at the University of Oklahoma, I had never done a single load of my own laundry. …

16 Healthy Homemade Energy Bar Recipes

Energy bars are a convenient, on-the-go snack to toss in your gym bag, but they can be full of added sugar and other not-so-desirable ingredients. …

Healthy Eating