Jacob Engel

108 Added | 13 Magazines | 3 Likes | 4 Followers | @JacobEngel2015 | Keep up with Jacob Engel on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Jacob Engel”

Benefits of Rucking: Cardio for He Who Hates Cardio | Art of Manliness

I hate cardio.<p>Like some men who feel similarly, my hatred for cardio goes back to my sports playing days where running and sprinting were used by …

Private Lessons: Swing shorter for more yards

Today's longest hitters—DJ, Bubba, Phil—tend to swing the club past parallel at the top of the backswing. But that doesn't mean it's the best …

This 7-minute fitness routine is all you need to get in shape

It is not easy to squeeze in time for the gym, especially when you live in a world expected to be in two different places all the time. This convenient exercise routine only takes 7 minutes to complete, and it is based on science!

Workouts

The Vatican Is Looking for God in the Stars

Pope Francis urges deep space explorers not to fear the truth about what’s out there.<p>ROME—If you think faith and science can’t share common ground, …

Gravitational Waves

Why You Slice

If you understand the causes, you'll stop going right.<p>I grew up on the lesson tee. Sometimes taking lessons, but mostly watching my dad [teacher Mike Malaska] give them or listening to legends like Jim Flick and Bob Toski. Now I'm teaching, too, and I can say that one thing hasn't changed: Golfers …

Golf

How to Make Your Windows 10 Computer Work Like New Again

Reinstalling Windows is an easy way to fix a PC that’s been giving you problems. It can resolve most common issues including lagging to mysterious …

DIY a Dog Toy Out of Empty Soda Bottles

They'll play with this for hours<p>Besides "everything," the great thing about dogs is how easily they can be entertained. A tennis ball, a frisbee, you name it. This DIY toy is a great example how you can take just a few items and make them into something your dog (and, by the transitive property, …

A car company you've never heard of is about to have its moment

Then there's Magna International. Right, I know: Who's Magna?<p>It's the "world's largest contract manufacturer of vehicles," according to Bloomberg.<p>When an automaker doesn't want to build a new assembly plant — known as "adding capacity" in auto-industry parlance — it outsources production to Magna, …

Automotive Industry

Ubisoft announces four-player co-op Star Trek VR game

One player is captain, the others are tactical, engineering, and helm.<p>Following what appears to be a leak over at DigitalSpy, Ubisoft today abruptly …

One-Dumbbell Upper-Body Workout | Men's Health

You’ll perform 10 reps of the single-arm chest press every minute on the minute for 10 minutes straight. Then you’ll follow the same protocol for single-arm supported rows.<p>The routine packs a ton of chest and back work into a short amount of time, says Gaddour.<p>And since you’re working each side of …

The Best Active Recovery Workout | Men's Health

If you’re serious about changing your body, feeling better, and making serious gains in the weight room, then “active” rest days are a must.<p>(And if you’re serious about losing weight and feeling your best, try THE 21-DAY METSHRED. One guy lost 25 pounds of fat in 6 weeks—at home!)<p>After all, you’re …

Muscle & Fitness Warrior Fit: Fit Test

Ready to see where you stack up as a Warrior? Try each of these military-inspired physical fitness tests individually to see how Warrior Fit you …

You can have your own low-price Tesla right now and it’s made of Legos

Tesla fans who can’t afford to drop $75,000 and up on the company’s Model S electric car rejoiced last week at the unveiling of the $35,000 Model 3, Tesla’s most affordable vehicle to date, which is expected to hit the road in 2017. But with lines stretching out Tesla stores around the world just …

Tesla

How to Do the Kettlebell Rocker | Men's Health

The key is not to move anything but your arms. As the bells go forward and backward like a pendulum, you’ll challenge your center of gravity and nervous system. The more you do it, the more you’ll see your balance and coordination improve.<p>(Want a full workout program that gets your heart pumping …

The 15-Minute Workout That Leaves You Sweaty, Sore, and Tired | Men's Health

In fact, a 30-second sprint is enough to increase your level of growth hormone by 530 percent. A high-intensity workout filled with fast-paced moves can keep your metabolism cranking for up to 24 hours.<p>And you don’t even need weights to get the effect. Take this lightning-fast metabolic complex …

Google just made its $149 professional photo editing software free

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>What was once a $500 package of pro photo editing software is now completely free. The high-end Nik Collection of photo editing tools, which was priced down to $149 after being acquired by Google in 2012, is now available for download by everyone.<p>“As we continue to focus …

Photo Editing

14 difficult questions companies like Google and SpaceX have asked job candidates during an interview

Some companies are asking far more challenging — an in many cases, oddball — questions of job candidates, like "How many basketballs would fit in this room?" and "How would you sell hot chocolate in Florida?"<p>Job site Glassdoor recently combed through its tens of thousands of interview questions …

Employment

There's Nothing More Important Than Having the Right Tires

And yet, for some reason, buying new rubber is where most people try to save a few bucks.<p>Last week, I accepted an invitation from Yokohama to check out their new Geolandar A/T G015 tire on the slickrock trails outside Moab, UT. I quickly learned that the Geolandar is far more comfortable doing …

Weather

The Workout That Burns More Calories Than Sprinting | Men's Health

Men who performed the four-move kettlebell workout shown in the video above not only crushed more calories but also taxed their lungs more than when they did repeated sprints on a stationary bike for 12 minutes.<p>“Plus, the workout is safe and results in less overall physical strain,” notes study …

How to Overcome the Most Common Lunge and Squat Sticking Points | Men's Health

(To unlock a new level of total-body transformation, check out the new METASHRED EXTREME workout program from <i>Men’s Health</i>.)<p>If you want to tack on more pounds each session, attack the sticking points with low lunge and low squat liftoffs, both shown in the video above. They build more brawn, …

The 7 Best Loaded Carries to Build Strength | Men's Health

Soon John was hitting strength and discus-throwing numbers he hadn’t seen since his athlete days at Utah State. Loaded carries had a convert, and John went on to popularize them in the fitness world.<p>These exercises present a serious challenge for the core muscles, according to research by Stuart …

The Triple Crush Arm Workout | Men's Health

Or you could just do the Triple Crush—which combines all three movements into one exercise to give you the fastest arm pump in the world.<p>Watch <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour perform the combo in the video above. Then grab a single kettlebell or a pair of dumbbells and give it a go.

32 Weight Plate Exercises

Introducing your new favorite way to build total-body strength and muscle<p>Weight plates are made for barbells—or so you thought.<p>In the video above, <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour demos 32 ways to use plates sans bar. He shows you how to build total-body muscle and strength by chopping, …

6 Exercises to Chisel Your Serratus | Men's Health

If you’re a huge fan of the <i>Rocky</i> movie franchise, you’ll be all too familiar with this body part. Rocky Balboa kept getting in better shape from <i>Rocky I</i> to <i>IV</i>. But he went from lean to shredded from <i>Rocky III</i> to <i>IV</i>. And the muscle that “popped” the most was Rocky’s serratus.<p>Some would say that it was …

Conquer the Single-Arm Pushup with This Move

"Your non-working arm acts like a kickstand for your upper body," says Gaddour. "It's only there to help you as much as you need it to." Keep it closer to your body to make the move easier, and move it further away to make the move harder.<p>Ready to try it? Watch the video to learn how to perform the …

5-Minute Death Sets | Men's Health

Think I’m crazy to make you work that long?<p>Granted, I am a bit mentally unstable, but my 5-Minute Death Sets have a lot of merit to them.<p>Here’s why: The method extends the time your muscle fibers are under tension. This builds mental fortitude, increases muscular endurance, boosts fat loss, and …

4 Reasons You Suck at Building Mass

If you're small and weak, this is either going hurt your feelings or help you get bigger and stronger.<p>The 4 Reasons You Can't Build Mass<p>Why can’t you …

The 20-Minute Cardio Workout All Lifters Will Love | Men's Health

I don’t enjoy it, and I’m not good at it. You’ll never see my slogging away on the treadmill or going out for a jog.<p>One thing you <i>will</i> see me doing: sprints.<p>They boost your aerobic capacity, and you don’t have to be built like a marathoner to do them. You can be a huge, muscular beast like yours …