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The 15 best pullup variations

There are few exercises as timeless and effective as pullups. But, while they're tried-and-true, there's no denying they can get boring. That's where …

Workouts

The Apple Watch has the most accurate heart-rate monitor according to new research

That means that fitness trackers promising heart-rate monitoring have to make compromises. While some offer support for chest straps to measure the heartbeat directly, most of them plump for optical heart-rate sensors. These work by illuminating the capillaries in the wrist with an LED light, while …

Wearable Tech

5 ways to make your pushups more productive

The pushup is one of the most basic and effective upper-body exercises you can do.<p>But while it’s a fairly simple exercise, people often make a …

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 …

Knife Skills Every Home Cook Should Master

No matter how refined your palate may be, a cook who lacks good basic knife skills is a liability in the kitchen. Since we think visual aids are the …

Food Preservation

10 Quick And Healthy Salmon Recipes For Busy People

Salmon is a wonderful, delicious and nutritious source of protein. The benefits of salmon include maintaining a healthy heart, clear skin and memory …

Actual cat burglar gets caught stealing dozens of men's underwear

This kleptomaniac kitty's got a lot of explaining to do.<p>Brigit, a 6-year-old Tonkinese cat, has been caught stealing men's underpants and socks by …

13 Actionable Tips For More Awesome Marketing Presentations

Many moons ago, before I became a WordStreamer, I applied for an entry-level position at a company that required six (yes, SIX) rounds of interviews. …

How to grow rosemary herb in a pot

Rosemary herb is an evergreen shrub with blue flowers. It is a plant of aroma used to add flavour to poultry, lamb and meat dishes and vegetables …

Kenya

DIY Tea Recipes You Can Make From Your Own Garden

Tea and tisane enthusiasts, prepare to have your tea-filled world rocked.<p>First things first: teas like chamomile and peppermint aren’t really called …

Alternative Medicine

Five Useful Cooking Techniques No One Teaches You

Most of us learn to cook through trial and error, the Food Network, or being forced to feed ourselves when no one else will do it. So naturally, no …

Use Up Souring Milk by Making Pancakes and Waffles With It

Many of us have a tendency toss food as soon it reaches it’s labeled expiration date, but there’s still a lot of use left in that food. If you have …

Breakfast

4 Habits That Will Give You a Better Night's Sleep

<i>The following post was originally featured on Downshiftology and written by Lisa Bryan, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>A couple of weeks ago I talked about a morning ritual to get your day started on the right foot, but an evening ritual is just as important for good, restful, restorative …

10 Fancy Facts About Persian Cats

With their trademark round faces, stocky bodies, and sumptuous coats, Persians are one of the most recognized cat breeds in the world. Here are a few …

New York Times

The Best Fitness Gifts for Men | Men's Health

The Best Fitness Gifts for Any Workout<p>Find your new favorite fitness gear on this jam-packed list<p>Justin Miller<p>Whether you’re a gym newbie or a fitness fanatic, you’ll discover something to love on this list.<p>Start clicking to find the best workout and running sneakers, the latest and greatest …

4 Bodyweight Lunge Variations | Men's Health

We get it. The classic exercise isn’t the most exciting move in your arsenal. It probably gets tossed aside to make more room for running or the Bulgarian split squat or the back squat or the deadlift.<p>But that’s a mistake, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>Weight-free lunge …

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

Grammys<p>Turtlenecks and gold chains as far as the eye can see.<p>18 Photos18 hours agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>John Jeremiah Sullivan contemplates the secret, …

20 Hobbies That Can Make You a Better Boss at Work

A hobby is defined as an activity done in a regular basis during one’s leisure time for pleasure. Hobbies make life more enjoyable—research can back …

7 Training Steps to Pack on Size

1 of 8<p>Get Big & Strong in 7 Steps<p>Strength begets size. That is to say, the stronger you get, the bigger you become. But real strength - the kind that …

8 Killer Presentation Tips From a Professional Speaker | Inc.com

A great presentation is like a gourmet meal. It requires quality ingredients, lots of planning, and careful preparation. But if you've never made Boeuf Bourguignon or whipped up a fluffy soufflé, you'll find out that your beef stew and Betty Crocker cake doesn't stand up to the scrutiny of your …

Public Speaking

Hate Yoga? That’s Totally Okay | Women's Health

And for about 10 years, I assumed they were right. So I kept trying different styles and classes. I hit up vinyasa, hatha, bikram, ashtanga classes. I even tried some hybrid yoga classes, pumping weights while in Warrior II. I would have to like that more, right? Nope, nope, nope. Still no …

Small Garden Ideas & Designs for Small Spaces

Find small garden ideas at HGTV.com with tips for planting pots with fruits, vegetables, blooming flowers, shrubs and even trees.

Skip the rake and leave the leaves for a healthier, greener yard

<b>Nature's autumn bounty of fallen leaves isn't usually a problem for lawns and gardens, and mulching the ground with them actually helps to feed the</b> …

From coriander to mint: a guide to growing herbs

Basil<p>Basil, the staple of much Italian cooking, is definitely a useful herb to have handy.<p><b>Container/Garden?</b><p>Basil likes to grow in well drained, rich soil. So growing it in a pot may be the best option in terms of soil and nutrient management.<p>They do however love full sun - so make sure the pot is …

Hydroponic Jar Basil Mint Set

Want to make the perfect pesto? Look no further than your kitchen window. This Garden Jar set from Modern Sprout includes two self watering herb kits—basil and mint—in cute, colorful mason jars. This means is that even the forgetful gardener can have a flourishing herb garden at home. Who wants a …

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

Winter<p>The silver lining to no early spring? Deeply discounted winter essentials.<p>21 Photos2 days agoView More<p>Super Bowl<p>No one makes a halftime show …

Carbohydrates for Muscle Growth and Strength

<b>The Revelation</b><p>The concept of cell swelling for anabolism (ie growth) has been around seemingly forever. Colloquially known as the happy cell theory, …