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Awesome Budget Lenses for 2018

One thing that you often hear in photography is that if you're going to spend money on anything, it should be on a good lens.<p>Good glass gets you much …

Cameras

The Easiest, Least Expensive Way to Get a Realistic-Looking Faux Marble Countertop

Marble is as pricey as it is gorgeous, but there's no real substitute for it, right? If you want the look of marble, you'll just have to save up …

Home Improvement

Tip: The Truth About Diet Soft Drinks

Don't listen to the internet rumor mongers. Here's the real scoop about dieting and diet drinks.<p>Bad Science<p>A few years ago, researchers from the …

Nutrition

10 habits that will dramatically improve your life

In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The Red Shoes,</i> a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares …

Happiness

Ultra-sleek Mini Walk smart treadmill tucks away where others can't

The typical treadmill tends to be a heavy combination of a chunky running base topped with an armrest frame and large digital display. Even folding …

Treadmills

The Best Training Split You've Never Tried

Muscle-Specific Training Frequency for Bodybuilding<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Different muscles have different recovery times. The training …

22 Skills Every Kid Should Have By the Time They’re 10

Sponsored by<p>By<p><i>The following was produced in partnership with our friends at</i> <i>New York Life</i><i>, who are committed to helping families be happy, successful,</i> …

How to Make a Great Living Room Obstacle Course

It doesn't have to be a Tough Mudder for kids to have fun and get some much-needed exercise.<p>By<p>Nov 26 2017, 11:12 AM<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Long before …

Forget Laps: A Better Pool Workout

While water-resistance workouts have been around for a while, Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts quarterback and Bodyarmor spokesperson, has recently …

35 Lower-Body Exercises to Shape Your Legs — and You Can Do Them All at Home

Although it's nice to take a trip to the gym and work up a sweat with all the equipment that's available to you, there are times when you just want to work out at home. And you don't necessarily need dumbbells or barbells to sculpt and shape your body. We gathered some of the most effective …

Yoga

8 Signs You're a Perfectionist (and Why It's Toxic to Your Mental Health)

Studies say that true perfectionists aren't really trying to be perfect, they are avoiding not being good enough.<p>People often confuse high achieving behavior with perfectionistic behavior. High achievers are dedicated, determined individuals who have a strong desire to accomplish something that's …

Self-improvement

Lifting 3 Days a Week Is Best

Make More Gains. Go to the Gym Less Often.<p>A Better Way to Lift Weights<p>One of the most fundamental decisions every lifter needs to make is how often …

Tech of the week: skinsuits, winter bikes and turbos

<b>This week, we’ve been on the track, on the turbo – and out running</b><p>Whose skinsuit is fastest?<p>We’ve been comparing the aerodynamic efficiency of …

Creatine: A Primer On its Uses and Benefits | The Art of Manliness

The guys at the gym rave about the benefits of creatine. Your mom says taking it will ruin your liver, or something. But do you even know what …

Forget getting rich - sex and sleep are the real keys to happiness

It’s often said that money doesn’t bring happiness – but researchers may have found the two things that do. A study has found that sex and sleep are the two things that have the strongest association with a person’s wellbeing.<p>The index, developed by researchers Oxford Economics, found that …

Happiness

How close do you need to be to benefit from drafting?

<b>Wind tunnel tests and CFD calculations by Swiss Side wheels show the effect of drafting</b><p>Aerodynamicists at wheel brand Swiss Side have conducted CFD …

You’ll Never Be Famous — And That’s O.K.

Today’s college students desperately want to change the world, but too many think that living a meaningful life requires doing something extraordinary and attention-grabbing like becoming an Instagram celebrity, starting a wildly successful company or ending a humanitarian crisis.<p>Having idealistic …

George Eliot

How to Do 16 Different Types of Push-ups

Push-ups are pretty damn hard. My high school cheerleading coach insisted that the whole squad could bang out 20 push-ups by the time summer cheer …

Bodyweight Exercise

WATCH: The Bodyweight Workout To Fire-Up Your Fitness Today

A post shared by Men's Health UK (@menshealthuk) on Jul 31, 2017 at 3:02am PDT<p>This Bodyweight GPP (General Physical Preparedness) circuit, devised by …

Fitness

The Squat Progression Guide

<b>No training program is complete without some squat variation.</b> While articles abound about which variation is best, the reality is that the benefits …

Bodyweight Exercise

Simple 15-minute total body workout

With a new episode published every Monday, our new fitness series showcases a range of fun and easy-to-follow workouts designed to reinvigorate your lifestyle.<p>In this, the second video in the series, Frame instructor Adam Tench takes you through a total body workout you can complete at home without …

Bodyweight Exercise

Why You Should Eat More Avocado

Here is some very good news for guacamole lovers everywhere: A new review of scientific literature suggests that eating avocado may help prevent …

If It Doesn't Suck, It's Not Worth Doing

According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.<p>According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.<p>The dread of asking your boss for a …

Motivation

How to avoid overthinking at night, reveals a leading mindfulness expert

Reclaim your sleep with these top tips<p>We've all had those night's when you can't quite manage to switch off and your thoughts keep running through …

Mindfulness

Training the Soul — The Importance of Spiritual Discipline | Art of Manliness

“It is circumstances (difficulties) which show what men are. Therefore when a difficulty falls upon you, remember that God, like a trainer <i></i>of …

Want to Be Much Happier? Science Says Always Do Any 1 of These 8 Things

Greater happiness can be found in unexpected ways. Science says so.<p>We all want to be happier and feel a greater sense of fulfillment. That's why I often write about what happy people do more often, about some of the habits of remarkably happy people, about things to stop doing so you can be happier …

Happiness

Our 6-year-old has a fun, comfortable life. Why isn’t she grateful?

<i>Q: We have a 6-year-old who, for the past six months or so, has acted frustrated and apathetic about most things if she’s not doing exactly what she wants. We are not extravagant, but we live a comfortable life and want to do fun things with the kids. But it’s hard when we feel like it’s not being</i> …

Parenting

The Surprising By-Products of Combating Phone Addiction

Let's face it, we all use our phones a little too often. The average person checks their device over 100 times a day. For this reason, I decided to …

30 Practices to Boost Well Being

There is a strong element of choice in our level of happiness. Indeed we do decide to be happy, but that’s only for starters. Then we are challenged …

Happiness