James T. Brooks IV

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Football’s War on the Minds of Black Men

70 percent of NFL players are black men. We need to start talking about the racial implications of the devastating effects of brain injuries in football.<p>African-American males are only six percent of the United States population, but comprise nearly 70 percent of the players in the National …

Kinesiology

Types of Lousy Male Friends | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Steve Kamb.</i><p>We all know “That Guy,” and we all have at least one in our group of friends.<p>He’s the one …

How to Text a Woman For a Date | The Art of Manliness

Many of you fervently felt that, barring an opportunity to ask in-person (the best, manliest option, we can all agree), calling was the only way to …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

The 4 Steps to Giving Her Multiple Orgasms

Use these tips, and you may double—or triple—her pleasure<p>Giving her just <i>one</i> orgasm is cause for celebration. But any woman who can climax once can probably cross the finish line again—and again.<p>(Still trying to figure out how to make her come in the first place? Check out How to Pleasure a Woman, …

The 36 Best Books All Men Should Read | The Art of Manliness

If there is one thing the great men of history have in common it’s this: books. They read, <i>a lot</i>. Theodore Roosevelt carried a dozen books with him on …

The Truth About Fiber

<b>All Fiber is Created Equal</b><i><br>FALSE:</i> There are two basic types of fiber, with different functions. Insoluble fiber is found in wheat bran, nuts, and many vegetables. Its structure is thick and rough, and it won't dissolve in water, so it zips through your digestive tract and increases stool bulk. …

Suicides By Missouri Politicians Raise Questions About State Ethics

In Missouri, two political suicides have stunned the Republican Party. In February, state Auditor Tom Schweich, a leading candidate for the party's nomination for governor, shot himself. Then just last month, his press secretary, Spence Jackson, took his own life. The tragedies have sparked fresh …

Government

13 Things You Should Be Doing To Her Clitoris

Prepare to take your oral sex skills to the next level<p>No, that isn’t a typo. We really do mean 13.<p>You probably have a few great clit tricks up your sleeve, and you’ve likely made a woman orgasm this way many times.<p>But are you doing enough to her clitoris?<p>Seventy-five percent of women only achieve …

35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

Where to Meet Women | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Joe Weber.</i><p>Who: Her.<p>What: Potentially a relationship.<p>Where: …um…<p>It’s that last question where most guys get …

23 Ways to Be the Man She Wants

<b>1.</b> You can put down the weights and the protein shakes. You might want us to be perfect looking; we simply want you not to be fat.<p><b>2.</b> Replace all of those hideous size-extra-large T-shirts with something that actually sort of fits. We think you might be a medium.<p><b>3.</b> Never allow anyone who listens to …

Brad Pitt

Primal Health: Overcoming Human Captivity | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jonathan Mead.</i><p>The average man’s life in modern times is not that different from a wild animal in a zoo.<p>Sure, …

Exercise

Seduce Any Woman In the World

These sex tips from around the world will leave her begging for more<p>Sorry, dude, but guys in other countries are having more sex than you. Way more.<p>We know, it doesn’t make sense. Pop culture and the Internet would have us believe that American men are the most oversexed stallions on the planet, …

Matthew McConaughey

8 Monumental Sexual Experiences You Must Have

There are moments in a man’s life when vanilla sex just won’t do<p>There are moments in a man’s life when good, wholesome sex becomes something more. When the bed rocks, the walls shake, and the wildlife starts howling at the moon.<p>Rest up.<p>Tonight’s going to be one of those nights.<p>I like to think of a …

Los Angeles

How Nice Guys Can Impress Women

Follow these steps to score like a jerk—without becoming one yourself<p>Men always ask us why women won't sleep with nice guys. We will. It's just that jerks have been able to perfect the first-impression package that catches our attention. And in our years as sex-advice columnists, it has become …

Relationships

The 21-Day Shred Cookbook Grocery List

MEN'S FITNESS Editors

5 Men Who Cheated Reveal Why It Was the Best Thing They’ve Ever Done

Could infidelity sometimes be a blessing In disguise?<p>Here's rule number one of having a successful relationship: Don't cheat. Yes, that was Captain Obvious talking.<p>But, there is a controversial exception to this rule. Some men say that having an affair actually saved or strengthened their …

Relationships

How Women Want You to Handle Your Money

Second, your indifference to the final tally suggests you’re irresponsible or, worse, a show-off. (You should have double-checked the total quickly, said our survey respondents.) Finally, your tip was insulting, according to 36 percent of them. (Give at least 20 percent on a first date, in case she …

Oral Sex: Should You Always Return the Favor?

Our Girl Next Door answers your most burning sex and relationship questions<p><b>If a woman goes down on me, am I always expected to return the favor?</b>MIKE, DETROIT, MI<p>No, not always. We've seen that glaze in your eyes, and we know what it means: You're seconds away from a post-orgasm snooze. Just don't …

San Diego

How To Improve Your Deadlift

And besides helping you improve at nearly all tasks you face in sports and everyday life, the exercise is a hardcore muscle builder. It builds up those backside muscles—your hamstrings, glutes, low and upper back, and shoulders—and absolutely cooks your core and arms.<p>Plus, what’s more badass than …

Love Is All You Need: Insights from the Grant Study | The Art of Manliness

Why do two men from very similar socioeconomic and educational backgrounds sometimes take very different life paths?<p>Is nature or nurture more …

Manly Quotes | 80+ Quotes on Men & Manhood | The Art of Manliness

When putting together our two paperback books, we sought to pepper the text in each with quotes about men and manhood. What we quickly discovered was …

The Eisenhower Decision Matrix: How to Distinguish Between Urgent and Important Tasks | The Art of Manliness

Do you sometimes feel like you spend all your time managing crises? That your life is basically spent putting out one proverbial fire after …

Cosmo Magazine 1902: What Men Like in Other Men | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: The following article appeared in a 1902 issue of Cosmopolitan Magazine (which started out as a quality family magazine before</i> …

Dress Your Body Type: Tall

What Strengthens and Weakens Our Integrity - Part I: Why Small Choices Count | The Art of Manliness

<i>Integrity</i>. It’s a quality every man worth his salt aspires to. It encompasses many of the best and most admirable traits in a man: honesty, …

What Strengthens and Weakens Our Integrity – Part II. | The Art of Manliness

In the first post of this four-part series on what weakens our integrity and how we can strengthen it, we discussed how our decisions to act in …

Improve Concentration: 12 Exercises to Improve Your Concentration | The Art of Manliness

<i>Does your mind flit from one thing to another? Do you have trouble focusing on something for more than a few minutes? Do you consequently have a</i> …