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100 Books Every Man Should Read | The Art of Manliness

One of the earliest articles we published on the Art of Manliness was “100 Must-Read Books for Men.” The piece was a result of a collaboration …

4-Move Bodyweight Butt Workout

Many of the workouts you do probably work your butt without you realizing it. Any time you're doing a lower-body move, or even simple exercises like …

Never Complain; Never Explain | The Art of Manliness

<i>Never complain; never explain.</i><p>This pithy little maxim was first coined by the British politician and prime minister Benjamin Disraeli, and adopted as …

How to Develop Situational Awareness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a scene at the beginning of <i>The Bourne Identity</i> where the film’s protagonist is sitting in a diner, trying to figure out who he is and why he …

How Millennials Can Overcome Their 6 Biggest Financial Challenges | The Art of Manliness

Last month we made the case for why Millennials could become the next Greatest Generation of personal finance. According to the Strauss-Howe …

Best Books About Manhood and Masculinity | The Art of Manliness

In every time period, and all across the world, men have been very interested in the question of what it means to be a man. Some of their answers …

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The Essence of Simplicity by Charles Wagner | The Art of Manliness

From <i>The Simple Life</i>, 1903<br>By Charles Wagner<p>When one passes in review the individual causes that disturb and complicate our life, by whatever names …

How to Be Assertive | The Art of Manliness

<i>Your boss consistently asks you at the last minute to come into work on the weekend. You say “yes” every time even though you have family plans. You</i> …

Podcast: Krav Maga Interview With David Kahn

Developed for the Israeli military forces and battle tested in real-life combat situations by police and military forces around the world, Krav Maga …

Your First Tattoo: A Guide to Getting Inked | The Art of Manliness

“Show me a man with a tattoo and I’ll show you a man with an interesting past.” –Jack London<p>Tattoos. Few art forms have such a long history, and even …

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Casual Dress for Young Men: What to Wear & How to Wear It | The Art of Manliness

Custom suits and imported silk ties look great, but they’re not a lot of use to young men in their late teens and early 20s.<p>Even if you could afford …

How to Pick a Lock | The Art of Manliness

Back in October I had the pleasure of attending the ITS Tactical Muster, during which I learned several awesome manly skills. My favorite tutorial …

The Woodsman Workout | The Art of Manliness

How to Be More Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

Are you a senior in high school running for Student Council President?<p>Are you an entrepreneur looking to make a successful pitch and attract …

The Power of Ritual: The Creation of Sacred Time and Space in a Profane World | The Art of Manliness

Earlier this week we explored the nature of ritual and posited that its current scarcity may be at the root of the restlessness, apathy, alienation, …

Mastermind Groups: How They Can Take You to the Next Level | The Art of Manliness

When success guru Napoleon Hill interviewed Andrew Carnegie, inquiring as to the secret of his success, Carnegie replied that it could be traced to …

Becoming Antifragile: Beyond "Sissy" Resilience | The Art of Manliness

What’s the opposite of a person or organization that’s fragile?<p>If you ask most people this question, they’ll likely say “robust” or “resilient.” But …

How and Why to Use Checklists | The Art of Manliness

In the modern age, we know more than ever before, and the information has never been so readily available.<p>And yet individuals and organizations often …

How to Build Meaningful Relationships | The Art of Manliness

Tell me if this sounds familiar: you spend hours upon hours on Facebook or some other social media platform, and yet you feel more lonely and …

How to Create a Moral Code | The Art of Manliness

Last week we kicked off the Winston Churchill School of Adulthood by talking about two central tenets of growing up well: embracing the opportunity …

Intro to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: Part 3 -- The Basics II

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Horatius by Thomas Babington Macaulay | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editors’ note:</i> <i>While serving the English government in India during the 1830s, politician, poet, and historian Thomas Babington Macaulay spun</i> …

How and Why to Establish a Daily Routine | The Art of Manliness

When Winston Churchill left the military at age 26 to pursue a writing career and a seat in Parliament, he looked forward to being free of …

How to Improve Penmanship | The Art of Manliness

Over the years here at the Art of Manliness we’ve sung the praises of the handwritten letter and simply writing things out by hand in general. …

Man's Need for Ritual and the Rites of Manhood | The Art of Manliness

Does modern life ever feel excruciatingly <i>flat</i> to you? A bleak landscape devoid of layers, rhythm, interest, <i>texture</i>?<p>Are you ever haunted by the …

Best Books Read by the AoM Team 2014 | The Art of Manliness

Here at the Art of Manliness, we’re big believers in the brain-boosting, character-expanding, enjoyment-inducing power of books. Kate, Jeremy, and I …

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The Best Stretch for Your Quads

This simple move will help loosen up your quad muscles so you can attack your lower-body workout<p>We love quad-quaking workouts—they rev your metabolism and burn a ton of calories. But frequently repeating exercises like squats and lunges can hammer your legs, causing a lot of tension in the muscle …

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3 Ways to Get a Great Workout at Planet Fitness

Make the most of your $10-a-month membership fee<p>When it comes to getting in shape, snagging a membership to a low-price gym—like Planet Fitness—is definitely one of the most cost-effective ways to reach your goals. (Any gym is better than no gym!) "However, since they've replaced traditional …

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