Kamar Smith

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Four Steps to Six Figures

David Johnson was working hard, and failing, until he developed a new game plan<p>David Johnson was working hard but falling short—until he learned to focus on his goals. The Georgia man shares his story—and the four keys to his career turnaround.<p><b>Bio:</b> David Johnson, 39, Suwanee, GA<b>Job:</b> Life insurance …

Salesforce

35 Foods That Keep Your Brain Sharp

Certain foods can help keep your brain as fit as your body. Read on to learn all you need to know about edible intelligence.<p>What good is having the body of a twenty-something if your brain sputters like it's decades older? Cognitive diseases plague millions each year, and even if you're far from …

Ditch Your Skinny Calves

Long pants season is over. Target your lower legs and increase your athleticism with these simple calf exercises<p>Rock-solid lower legs not only look great in shorts, but they're also essential to athletic performance. "When running or jumping, your calves help absorb shock from your joints," says BJ …

Q: How can I give my cereal a nutrition boost?

Make these additions to your regular bowl and watch the health benefits soar<p>So you don’t want to give up your morning bowl, but you want to give an uptick to your nutrition. Then start at the bottom and work your way up.<p>When buying cereal, use the 5:5:10 rule: at least 5 grams of fiber, 5 grams of …

Nutrition

10 Books That'll Make You a Better Man

Learn major life advice from novels you tossed aside in college<p>The mere thought of the syllabus from your Intro to American Literature class might make you shudder. But college was a long time ago—and chances are, your tastes and habits have changed considerably since then. For starters, it’s cool …

Make a Fortune with Tips from These Surprising Corporate Wizards

Follow their advice, and success—and maybe Mark Zuckerberg—will beat a path to your door<p>The economy has changed considerably in recent years, but wealth is still attainable for the innovative, spirited, and hardworking entrepreneur. These men, while offering profitable pointers, remind us that a …

Profit

Ignite Your Metabolism!

Target your glutes to annihilate calories and build a stronger lower body<p>Butt-building exercises shouldn't be reserved for women in bikinis. "Your glutes are one of your body's largest and most powerful muscle groups," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <b>Men's Health StreamFIT</b>. "Targeting them …

3 Accessories You Shouldn't Overlook

Coach collaborates with Philip Crangi to upgrade your finishing touches<p>You may not notice the condition of your keys, belt or bracelet until you're asked to remove them while walking through security at the airport. But these simple details can really elevate your look—and maybe even earn you a …

Accessories

Power Up Your Pullup

You've been doing them the same way for years. That's why you never improve. Take a lesson from a Russian strongman, and you'll finally pass our bar exam<p>The ability to pull your body to the bar (repeatedly) proves that you're a man who can truly pull his own weight—not someone who just dabbles in …

The Muscle-Burning Megacircuit

Intensify your workout with this lightning-fast, 6-minute routine<p>Between chatting, recovering, and watching <i>SportsCenter</i>, most men don't spend a lot of time actually exercising at the gym. "But if you want to get the best results from your workout, you need to maximize your time there," says David …

The Simplest Way to Build More Muscle

Follow these rules to maximize your gains, starting today<p>Muscle growth is an incredibly complex process, including actions by as many as 70 genes and a list of hormones you'd need a graduate degree in endocrinology to fully understand. Your body simultaneously speeds up the mechanisms that …

31 Ways to Carve a Stronger, Tighter Core

Walk this way to chisel every last muscle in your midsection<p>The farmer's walk may look simple, but it's a super-hard, core-crushing exercise if you carry enough weight. "Every muscle from your shoulders to your hips has to stabilize as the weight shifts with each step," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., …

Maximize Your Lower-Body Strength

Tap into your full potential with these two single-leg moves<p>You can hold your own at the squat rack, but do you want to dominate it? For maximum gains in lower-body strength, you need to concentrate on two key aspects of fitness:<p>1. Stability: The ability for a joint to resist movement from an …

Workouts

Double-Duty Style

Spring weather is awesome—but unpredictable. These layers will see you through<p>Dare we say it? The weather is perfect. You can feel the warm sun and a cool breeze at the same time. The winter wind is gone. You might not be wearing T-shirts yet, but a beach visit has moved into the realm of …

Men's Fashion

Pump Up Your Upper Body

Build strength and muscle fast with this 5-minute dumbbell drop set<p>You don't have to wish for more hours in the day to work out. Instead, start building more muscle in the time you have. "Drop sets tap into your fast-twitch <i>and</i> slow-twitch muscle fibers, boosting strength and muscle fast," says BJ …

5 Apps that Make Looking Stylish Easy

From location-specific coupons to virtual personal stylists, welcome to an era of easy shopping<p>When the Internet ushered in online shopping, we were finally free from mall parking lots and unfriendly sales associates. Fast forward to 2014, where technology takes shopping efficiency a step further. …

Q: How can I improve my hoops vertical?

Soar above your opponents by adding this quick superset to your routine<p>We all know LeBron James is gifted with gargantuan hops. But just because you’ve never thrown down in a game of pick-up basketball—or even touched the rim—doesn’t mean it’s too late.<p>Working out with just a few moves, provided by …

Workouts

The Cool Way to Wear Floral This Spring

This look will put your great uncle's Hawaiian print shirt to shame<p>Spring has sprung and so have the floral prints from your favorite brands. But don't get stuck in loud patterns your equally loud great uncle wears on vacation. If you want a large print, look for it in darker colors—no bright …

Clothing

37 Ways to Turn Your Lower Body into a Machine

Build unparalleled strength with these unilateral leg exercises<p>Pistol squats are extremely tough. In fact, most guys are wobbly disasters when attempting one. But the exercise is the ultimate test of single-leg strength. That's why it's so impressive that BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <i>Men's …

How GQ Are You? The 4 Best-Dressed Readers of the Week

How GQ Are You? is the place to go to show us how you do style. Check out the four best-dressed guys from HGQRU? this week, get inspired, and hit us with your most stylish moments right here for a chance to be featured on GQ.com.