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44 DIY wooden pallet ideas for you to copy (if you like woodworking!)

Woodworking has never been easier with these clever, DIY, wooden pallet ideas!<p>Recyclable items are becoming increasingly popular around the world as …

Hand Tool School #28: How to Apply Masterpiece Wood Finish

...plus the pros and cons of using the system<p>After I finished building a pedestal table based on the Hancock Shaker Table, I thought I'd try a …

25 ways to use reclaimed wood in your home

Reclaimed wood has been steadily rising in popularity with furniture designers and interior decorators, and it's not hard to see why. Well-worn oak …

How to Start Crushing Your Instagram Game

If you use your Instagram account as a main online portfolio for your photography, it’s important to make sure you’re presenting your work and skills …

9 Apps to Download for a DIY-Filled Weekend

To celebrate the launch of our new line of DIY kits coming to Target TODAY, we’ve decided to spend the entire weekend getting our DIY on — from sprucing up our apartment with cute springy decor to updating our closet with adorable statement sneakers. But because we don’t have a *ton* of time to get …

Apps

Getting Ripped vs. Getting Strong | The Art of Manliness

When most dudes have the come-to-Jesus moment that they need to start exercising and eating right, their primary motivation is usually to look good, …

The workout to get magazine-worthy six-pack abs

<b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 7<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If anyone can show you how to get magazine-worthy abs, it's Chris Ryan. This top model and trainer has graced the …

Muscle

Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

Workouts

The 10 Best Biceps Training Tips

Say Goodbye to Puny Arms<p>The Question<p>What's your single best tip for building bigger biceps?<p>Paul Carter – Strength and Bodybuilding Coach<p>Do 100 reps …

Kettlebells Beat Dumbbells for Biceps

6 Exercises for New Arm Growth<p>The Kettlebell Cure for Small Biceps<p>Kettlebells provide exclusive benefits and unique kinds of biceps stimulation that …

The 20-Minute Kettlebell Couplets Workout for Brute Strength

If you’re a strength training addict who thrives on new ways to challenge the body, kettlebell couplet workouts are a great option for testing your …

Workouts

The Best Damn Workout Plan For Natural Lifters

Advanced Training Strategy for Natties<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>The number one mistake by natural lifters is doing too much volume. You need to …

The workout to build bigger arms

davidf / Getty<p>davidf / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 6<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Hey guys, we have a confession to make: We really don’t know why muscles grow how they …

The 4-Week Kettlebell Shred Workout Program

Kettlebell training has plenty of benefits—namely strength gains, performance increases, and fat loss.<p>“Kettlebells have perfect ergonomics for key …

Workouts

The 3-Day Workout Program to Build Muscle Endurance and Get in Fighting Shape

In a sport as relentlessly demanding as MMA, any competitive fighter needs to have a huge base of raw strength and conditioning to endure five rounds …

A Simple Strategy for Shedding Pounds

We could all be eating less carbohydrates, right? That's probably a given. But those who have heard this message over and over and are now cutting …

Nutrition

The Workout to Get Big—But Stay Shredded

Guys oftentimes think they must choose: Get big or get shredded. But, with the new <b>21-Day Bulk</b> program, you can have the best of both worlds. Check …

Fitness

Muscular Strength and How to Get Stronger

In the exercise world, we talk a lot about building strength, but what does that actually mean?<p>The word strength refers to a muscle's ability to …

9 manageable DIY projects you can try this weekend

The words<p>DIYandfundon't always go hand-in-hand but today we're injecting a little whimsy and enjoyment into your home improvement endeavours as we've …

The Handmade Fold Away Laptop Desk by Bee9

With its suitable height, the handmade fold away laptop desk delivers you a comfortable workspace on the sofa or bed. Like the idea? Let’s keep …

Make your own Star Wars Poe Dameron X-Wing suit on the cheap

This step-by-step video from "DIY Costume Squad" shows how you can hang a Poe Dameron X-wing costume made from everyday materials in your cosplay closet.<p>The masters of cardboard and hot glue guns who brought you "DIY Prop Shop" have returned with a new crafty Web series from Mashable called "DIY …

How to Make a DIY Running Belt for Stashing Your Phone

Grab your jersey fabric and cut out a 12 x 12-inch square. When choosing your fabric, go with a heavier weight.<p>Fold opposite ends of the fabric to meet at the center and then fold them back an inch to create a clean hem. Don’t worry about it being directly in the center — since it’s a loop, you can …

Sewing

Want to Start Running?

When you first start running, it's normal to have a lot of questions. Sometimes it seems like all your runner friends have different advice on …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …