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How to Calm Your Nerves during a Job Interview

Looking anxious could lose you the gig on the spot. Here’s how to quell your jitters and win over everyone in the room<p>Loosen up if you want to land the job. <b>Employers are less likely to hire people who appear anxious during job interviews</b>, suggests new Canadian research.<p>In the study, interviewers …

Employment

You May Be Strong . . . But Are You Tough? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post written by Khaled Allen</i>.<p>As a little boy, I was scrawny, weak, and prone to illness (much like a certain former …

How Music Enhances Productivity

N<p>owadays listing to music while working is quite common and may even be the norm. Access to music is even easier, as we all have our favorite music …

Flute

6 New iOS 8 Features Worth Anticipating

Today, Apple’s new iOS 8 software officially hits people’s iPhones and iPads, and it looks … well, basically the same as iOS 7. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t some handy new features under the hood.<p>Apple calls it “the biggest iOS release ever,” and that’s apropos, since it launches together …

10 Questions to Ask in a Job Interview | The Art of Manliness

When it comes to job interviews, we often see it as a one-way street, with the interviewer holding all the cards. In reality, though, it’s a two-way …

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5 Fast Rules to Be Bigger, Leaner, and Stronger

Easy tips for better muscles<p>Ask the average guy in the average gym how to build bigger muscles, and chances are he'll tell you to do exactly what he's doing: lots of sets and reps of lots of redundant exercises. Except . . . well, you notice it's not working particularly well for him. Worse, you …

Weightlifting

5 Simple Strategies For Bigger Muscles

Weightlifting

4 Ways to Kick Monday Morning's Ass

Hit the ground running with these simple energy-boosting tips<p>Mondays are the day when you should feel most alert and energized. After all, you just had two days of no work and all play and relaxation.<p>So why do you feel tired and sluggish come Monday morning? Blame a phenomenon called social jet …

Northwestern University

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Classic Push-Up<p>Push-ups activate a chain of muscles—particularly in your arms, shoulders, chest, and back—that are key for everything from getting up …

How to Get a Full Workout With Only Dumbbells | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Joe Hashey, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)</i>.<p>After a hard day’s work you head over to …

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

Build an athletic body that's primed for peak performance<p>Why do you work out? Better question: Why do you <i>train</i>? Because there is a difference. After all, lots of people work out—to burn calories or relieve stress or just because they like to sweat. But athletes train. They train with the purpose of …

Extreme Sports

The Morning Routines Of The Most Successful People

Does your morning look like Margaret Thatcher’s, or Ben Franklin’s? These routines might inspire you to create your own.<p>Whether you’re a morning person or a night owl, we all start our day at some point. And we all seem to start it differently.<p>Some of us hop online to check social media, others …

5 Surefire Ways to Maximize Your Life, Starting This Morning

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many of us have heard the adage, “How you spend your day, is how you spend your life.” I believe it’s even more micro than that. How you spend the first two hours of your day will determine how you live your life and how productive that …

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

The Perfect Pull-Up Fitness Guide | The Art of Manliness

I’m still haunted by my 6th grade gym class. At the beginning of the semester, all the students took part in a physical fitness test. Part of the …

The 1,000-Rep Morning Metabolism Igniter

Light your fat-frying furnace for the entire day<p>Mornings are tough and morning workouts are tougher.<p>But the right routine is worth waking up for, especially if it allows you to crank out 1,000 reps in 30 minutes, like this one from Craig Ballantyne, MS, CTT, and editor of EarlyToRise.com.<p>“When you …

Workouts

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

Culture<p>A very scientific investigation into the world of hotness and evil.<p>By Anna Peele20 hours agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>On his new album, the Texas …

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

Style<p>The rising star dishes on fame and wears the 5 freshest summer style swerves you should try.<p>By Samuel Hine3 days agoView More<p>Boxing<p>Combat …

Dunk the Ball in Just 3 Weeks!

Looking to leap higher? Big jumps in the weight room might be the key to big jumps on the court, says a new study from Lithuanian strength researchers.<p>The European team asked two groups of active men in their early 20s to complete a 3-day-a-week program of plyometrics (explosive jumping exercises) …

Physical Education

The Workout That Can Torch 3 Inches Off Your Belly!

Discover how you can blast body fat faster than ever<p>Don’t gear down your workouts this year: Step on the throttle instead. Crush every rep. Push yourself even harder. The results will be worth it. Our proof: These photos of Joshua Brady, an intellectual property attorney in Alexandria, Virginia.<p>In …

Workouts

11 Alternatives to the Traditional 4-Year College | The Art of Manliness

So far in this series on whether or not college is truly for everyone, we’ve covered both the history of higher ed, and the pros and cons of …

Prelude

Role models are important.<br>-- Officer Alex J. Murphy / RoboCop<p>One thing has always bothered me as a Ruby developer—Python developers have a great …

How Busy People Make Time To Read–And You Can Too

Haven’t finished a book since college? Between work, family, and social lives, trying to find time to read can be more effort than relaxing hobby. Here’s how to make more time for your favorite page-turners.<p>Reading is one of the most pleasurable activities out there. On a scale of human enjoyment I …

5 Ways To Reframe Your Failures

It’s hard to name anyone who has achieved a great deal of success without first encountering some significant failures along the way. Here’s how to start seeing failures as success-catalysts, not setbacks.<p><i>“If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.”<br>-Thomas Watson Jr.</i><p>As …

How To Stand In Front Of A Room Full Of People And Tell A Stellar Story

Whether it’s a board room or a banquet hall, speaking to an audience can be intimidating. Beyond imagining everyone in their underwear, how can you get past the stage fright to tell a riveting story?<p>It happened 18 years ago, but Kevin Allison remembers the moment like it was yesterday. He was up on …

30 Ways Evernote Can Improve Your Life | One App to Rule Them All | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: This article is NOT a sponsored post. We received absolutely nothing from Evernote in exchange for this post and have never communicated with</i> …

Freedom From & Freedom To | The Art of Manliness

There are two kinds of freedom. Freedom <i>from</i> (negative freedom) and freedom <i>to</i> (positive freedom). The splitting of freedom into this binary framework …

14 Podcasts to Help You Forget About Your Crummy Commute

Podcasts are the gifts that keep on giving. Over the past few years, the entertainment medium has grown from a niche format to a popularly used …

How to Woo a Wealthy Woman

3 tips for dating out of your league<p>Going for gold may have benefits in the bedroom: Well-educated, wealthy women claim to have better sex than those of a lower socioeconomic status, according to a new Spanish study.<p>The reason: “The higher education gives them a greater awareness of their own needs …

Relationships