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Build a DIY garden you can bring on the road

You can take it with you on your adventures<p>There’s nothing quite like putting down roots and tending a garden. But what happens if you don’t have a backyard? Or you’re suddenly uprooted? Or you decide to go on a road trip and can’t get anyone to watch your plants?<p>Just whip up a portable container …

University of Maryland

The Ultimate Arm Workout Only Takes 12 Minutes

Pump up your biceps and triceps faster than ever<p>Looking to give your biceps and triceps a beat-down fast? Try this MetaMatrix inspired from my brand-new transformation program from <i>Men’s Health</i>, METASHRED EXTREME. For the first 90 seconds, you crush through three different curl variations for as …

12 Rules for Tool Chests

Below are Christopher Schwarz’s “12 Rules for Tool Chests” in short form (the full article, as it appeared in the December 2011 issue of Popular …

4 Ways to Add 50 Pounds To Your Deadlift

Protect your back and build more strength with these tips<p>Trainers like me preach good form for good reason: It allows you to lift more weight, and also reduces your risk of injury.<p>That rule is never truer than it is with the deadlift.<p>The “golden rule” of the deadlift is to maintain a neutral spine …

How to set up DIY video monitoring for home or office - subscription free - ExtremeTech

How to set up DIY video monitoring for home or office — subscription free<p>By on December 7, 2016 at 2:24 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

25 gifts for people who love naps

This holiday season, help your stressed out friends up their nap game.<p>While some of these items aren't the most pleasing to look at (see: The …

10 of the Best 5-Move Kettlebell Workouts for Muscle

To go from skinny to shredded à la Zac Efron or Nick Jonas, you don’t need a gym membership or a fully stocked home gym to slave away in for three …

The Extreme Dumbbell Circuit Challenge

<b>This is a great workout for general fitness, fat loss, or muscle building.</b> It’s perfect for those seeking maximum calorie burning and variety within …

6 Plank Variations to Test Your Core Strength

Planks are effective for all athletes, regardless of age, gender, or level of athletic ability. <b>The plank’s power to improve core strength and balance</b> …

Athlete Journal: Charles Staley, Entry 10 - Big Squats This Week

<i>EDITOR'S NOTE: Ever wonder how a world-class coach actually trains? Wonder what it's like to train as a "mature athlete?" Welcome to the athlete</i> …

Kettlebell Triple: Strength, Mobility, and Symmetry Exercises

Dan John has called the farmer’s walk the King of Carries1. <b>If you combine it with the walking press, you have a perfectly paired pull/push combo that</b> …

7 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Stronger Legs

<b>When most people hear “leg day," they immediately think of heavy weights and exercise machines.</b> There's no doubt that a heavily loaded barbell or …

5 Best Dumbbell Exercises To Get Strong (And Gather a Crowd)

This article isn’t going to focus on the standard dumbbell movements we’ve all seen and done. <b>Chances are you’ve got some great dumbbells and you use</b> …

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

Wellness

The 28 Best Books on Writing

An Editor's Advice to Writers<p>Betsy Lerner<p>For both established and prospective authors alike, the publishing house can seem like a jungle. Luckily, Betsy Lerner is here to lead a safari, citing her vast collection of experiences as an editor as her field guide. <i>The Forest for the Trees</i> motivates …

How to Make the World’s Best Mashed Potatoes

All you need is four ingredients and a craving for comfort food<p>When I was much, much younger, I made instant (organic) mashed potatoes, thinking it was the most modern thing.<p>But then I realized making mashed potatoes from scratch was just as easy and so much more delicious.<p><b>Related:</b> Why You Should …

Build Awesome Abs and Arms With This One Exercise

All you need is one light dumbbell—and some serious core strength<p>If you’re looking for great-looking abs and arms, give this pushup-position row complex a shot, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S.<p>You’ll perform a row, reverse fly, and triceps kickback from a plank position—over …

Sculpt a V-Shaped Torso With One Surprisingly Simple Move

It’ll make your shoulders bigger (and your waist look smaller)<p>The lateral raise is one of the best exercises for targeting your middle deltoids—the muscles responsible for making your shoulders look wider.<p>But <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director, BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., wants you to consider using an elastic …

Federal crackdown on drug some say treats opioid addiction faces backlash

Critics call DEA’s new regulations on Kratom, plant botanically related to coffee, ‘reversion back to drug war policymaking’<p>When the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) announced last week that it intended to impose its strictest regulations on a drug that many claim can help treat opioid addiction, …

17 Inexpensive Workout Products For Anyone Who Wants To Quit The Gym

Being able to get a sweat on when you want shouldn't cost you a fortune.

Are you a Dolphin or a Lion? The best time to wake, eat, sleep, exercise or go on a date

You’ve probably already seen a lot of tricks and tips about the “what” and “how” of success (how to lose weight; what to say to your boss to get a pay increase, etc). “What” and “how” are excellent and necessary questions – but there is another crucial question that must be addressed in order to …

How to Make a Leather Wallet

A detailed but easy introduction to leathercraft with a beautifully minimalist wallet project. Watch out Etsy.Check out How to Make a Leather Wallet …

Minimalism

Mom’s Whimsical DIY Project Transforms Plain Staircase into Colorful Stack of Books

When Pippa Branham and her family moved into their first permanent house in Liverpool last year, she knew that this was finally her chance to personalize her living space any way she wanted. After scrolling through pages of Pinterest projects, she came across an image of stairs painted to look like …

New Trials Are Using Ketamine to Treat Alcohol Addiction

Researchers in the UK and US are running studies to see if ketamine could help prevent alcoholics from relapsing.<p>People looking to quit problematic drinking in the UK could one day have access to a new, quick-acting treatment to help them cope with the difficult first few weeks of sobriety: …

This Workout Uses 3 Different Grips and Stances to Spur Muscle Growth and Strength

Your muscles are craving a change<p>A baseball pitcher can’t command just one pitch. He needs to be able to pound the zone with several different grips if he wants to be successful.<p>You should use that same mindset in the gym, too. Maximize your gains by becoming a master of several grips and …

Top 15 Amazing Basement Design Ideas – DIY Basement Ideas

<i>Ready to remodel that basement? What should you do with it?</i><p><b>Did you know?</b> That dark, cold, and empty basement can deliver some of the best returns on …

Home Improvement

Trump, the Man and the Image

His words increasingly signify his confusion about who he is and what he has got himself into.<p>The presumptive Presidential nominee of the Republican Party—let’s call him Donald Trump, though “Donald Trump” is more like it—has a way with words, after a fashion. The mouth moves and stuff comes out. …

Whittled Vittles: Realistic Foods Carved from Wood by Seiji Kawasaki | Colossal

<p>Working with tiny pieces of wood, wood sculptor Seiji Kawasaki carves realistic foods that look almost good enough to eat—depending on your taste. …

The Circuit Every Fit Man Should Do On His “Rest” Days

Here’s how to make the most of your recovery days so that you’re bigger, stronger, and fitter when you go back to the gym<p>Think rest days are for resting? Then you’re doing them wrong.<p>Now, I’m not saying you need to do an hour-long workout on your days off. I’m just saying you need to <i>move</i>.<p>If you’re …