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The most common health problems in 14 popular dog breeds

If you've taken a genetic test yourself, you know that biology is not destiny. But knowing what's lurking in your genes can help you decide what to do about what may (or may not) be coming. This is also true for dogs.<p>A new DNA test, specifically designed for the furry loves of our lives, can …

Pets

Boat Shoes: A Man's Complete Guide | The Art of Manliness

In the 1930s, Paul Sperry, a former Navy Sailor, avid outdoorsman, and designer of duck decoys, bought himself an old schooner that he fixed up and …

Men's Fashion

The 30 best men's fashion websites

10 Fitness YouTube Channels That Will Get You Ripped For Free

From boutique boxing gyms to rage yoga, fitness is becoming increasingly niche – and increasingly expensive to match. We all want the celebrity body …

How to become a session bassist: top tips from Leland Sklar, Sandy Beales and more

Lee Sklar<p>“The best time is when you hear something that you recorded as a basic track and you never heard as a finished song. I’ll be in a …

20 exercises to bulletproof your joints and prevent injury

How Depression Could Be Severely Impacting Your Ability to Have Kids<p>How to Train Like a World Cup Soccer Player<p>The 10 Healthiest, Low-sodium Jerky …

Flu

The Hardest Bodyweight Workout You’ll Ever Do

No gym membership? That’s no excuse to swerve a workout. After all, if the Ancient Greeks taught us anything, it’s that an Adonis physique came long …

30 ways to get stronger and leaner

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of ‘Men’s Fitness,’ we present our 30 top tips for turning yourself into a lean, mean, brawny machine.<p>1. Throw your …

10 Dapper Fashionistos To Follow On Instagram

We no longer need stylists, runways, and glossy magazine editorials to find fashion inspiration. All the wardrobe inspo we could ever need is …

The 25 Most Adventurous Men of the Past 25 Years

How We Picked Them<p>Handpicking 25 men to represent the world’s most adventurous is like trying to determine who’s the best character on The Wire. But …

How to Get a Dog When You Work All The Time

Have you thought about getting a dog but are worried about how a pet would be affected by the long hours you’re at the office? Today we’re talking …

The Best Dog Gear

Owning a dog is unbelievably cheap, especially when you factor in the remarkable improvements it will bring to your health, fitness, and human relationships. But a few well-chosen purchases help make day-to-day life with your dog a little bit easier. Here’s the stuff that works for me and …

The 9 Pieces of Gear Any Beginner Backpacker Needs

Buying your first backpacking setup can be cost prohibitive and overwhelming—but it doesn’t have to be.<p>This will likely be the first time you are completely in charge of carrying your means to clean water, food, and shelter on your back, and there is an entire industry dedicated to making that …

Backpacking

Hey Dog Owners! Make Your Lives 900% Easier with These 9 Dog Hacks

All you need is dryer sheets, a rubber glove, and some old socks.<p>Fact: Having a dog is the best thing ever. But no matter how much you love them, …

Cleaning

10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate from Your Daily Routine

You are the sum of your habits. When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p><i>"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are</i> …

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

30 Self-Reflection Questions That Will Make You Reevaluate Your Life

As each month flies by and we ask ourselves, "What have I been doing with my life?," we're struck with a little panic. But the passing of time doesn't have to scare us if we check in with ourselves regularly.<p>Self-reflection is vital for self-improvement. By acknowledging your concerns, needs, and …

Self-Reflection

How to Be an Exceptional Leader: Advice From a Navy SEAL | Inc.com

If you're even a semi-regular reader of mine, by now you know I love the reality series <i>The Selection: Special Operations Experiment</i>, which airs Thursday nights at 10 p.m. EST on History. (Or you can catch up on the show's site.) Thirty people with no military background undertake extreme physical …

Special Forces

Push-Ups for Real Strength

Do Them Right, Then Make Them Tougher<p>Nowadays, push-ups are either mocked, considered useless, or worse, forgotten about altogether. That's a huge …

11 books President Obama thinks everyone should read

Barack Obama is a major bookworm.<p>In his book "Dreams from My Father," he reflected on his lifelong love of literature: "When I wasn't working, the weekends would usually find me alone in an empty apartment, making do with the company of books."<p>Recently, the outgoing US president sat down with New …

Here are all the dates you can get into US National Parks for free in 2017

As you plan your 2017 travels, know that the U.S. National Park Service will be offering a number of days during which they will waive entrance fees …

Top 8 Professional Sixpack Tips From The Experts

<b>1. Don’t do sit-ups</b><br>Jamming your feet under a bench and raising your upper body up to your knees functions your hip flexors, not your abdominal …

Workouts

High Exposure: 20 Outdoor EDC Essentials

Burts Bees Beeswax Lip Balm<p>The combination of dry, chilly air and wind is never good for your lips. And since chapped and cracked lips is hardly a …

Deborah Lipstadt on truth, Trump, and Holocaust deniers

Historian and Brandeis grad <b>Deborah Lipstadt</b> is the subject of the new movie “Denial,” starring <b>Rachel Weisz</b>, <b>Tom Wilkinson</b>, and <b>Timothy Spall</b>. It’s …

11 Habits Of Ridiculously Likeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few--the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask …

10 Phenomenal Habits That Will Change Your Life

Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes<p>“It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit”<p>– Philosopher<p>There is an age-old …