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Crucial Exercises That Will Ensure You Get Bigger Faster

So you want to build muscle? It’s not as straightforward as just downing protein and lifting heavy. To uncover the secret of how to get muscles, we …

Muscle

Lightroom Export Settings for Instagram

If you’ve been wondering what the best Lightroom export settings for Instagram are, this video is for you. As of July 2017, Instagram has an image …

New Meike 85mm Portrait/Macro Lens For Fuji, Nikon, Canon, Sony

HongKong manufacturer Meike has released a new medium telephoto portrait and macro lens, an 85mm f2.8 for Canon and Nikon DSLR cameras, as well as …

Get Rid of Lower Back Pain For Good With These Two Moves

Rid yourself of lower back pain and discomfort forever<p>If you sit in an office all day, you’re probably going to experience lower back pain at some point or another. Lower back pain is endemic among American men — and while you may love doing tons of ab work, you shouldn't do so at the expense of …

Workouts

The Skinny Guy’s Meal Plan to Gain Muscle

<b>This meal plan is tailored for men who want to build muscle. Check out the Skinny Guy Workout for the workout that goes with this meal plan.</b><p><b>Target:</b> …

The 8 best chest exercises that don't require a bench

Just because it’s chest day doesn’t mean you’re relegated to park your backside on a bench for your session. While the bench is a valuable tool for …

Workouts

The skinny guy's meal plan to gain muscle

<b>This meal plan is tailored for men who want to build muscle. Check out the Skinny Guy Workout for the workout that goes with this meal plan.</b><p><b>Target:</b> …

Healthy Eating

5 Tips to Ensure Rapid and Sustainable Progress

Although Arnold’s body wasn’t built in a day, I’m going to do my best to get you on track for rapid and sustainable progress with this post.<p>While you …

How To Tone Your Lower Chest Using 2 Simple Exercises

If you want to get a bigger chest one of the best ways to do so is by learning how to tone your lower chest as opposed to working on another portion …

1 Exercise For Capped Shoulders!

I’m going to show you guys how to take an exercise like the dumbbell rear fly, and utilize that to help you build bigger, capped shoulders. What …

Workouts

The Biceps Exercise that Will Crush Your Lower Body

We guarantee you’ve never tried this one<p>Pump up your biceps by getting down—into a <i>spider</i> lunge.<p>What, exactly, is a spider lunge? It’s a deep lunge that improves your hip mobility and core strength, while lighting up the muscles of your legs and shoulders.<p>The benefit to your arms: “When you perform …

The Move That Sculpts More Muscle in Less Time

Try this hybrid lift to increase strength and boost athleticism—and get out of the gym faster<p>The squat and the single-arm overhead press are both classic strength builders. But if you want to shake up your routine, try combining them into one muscle-pumping, performance-boosting move. The hybrid …

What to Eat Before and After Lifting Weights

Because we all want maximum results.<p>February 23, 2018<p>Have you ever wondered what to eat before and after weight lifting to receive <b>maximum</b> results? I …

Why the Menu System on Sony Cameras Is a Mess and How They Can Fix It

After a few months of dipping my toes in the water with the Sony a7R II, I finally sold both it and my Canon 5D Mark IV and consolidated with the a7R …

Your Tight Lower Back Needs This 4-Minute Stretch Session STAT!

If you've been sitting hunched over your computer for hours and just realized that your lower back is so tight, it even hurts to straighten up your torso. Your lower back needs some love! Slowly move onto the floor and do this four-minute stretching routine. It not only targets the lower back, but …

Thinking of Switching to Mirrorless? You Need to Watch This

There are a lot of people switching from DSLR to mirrorless these days. But while Sony has the full frame side of things pretty much locked down, a …

3 Sets Per Exercise Is Killing Your Gains!

Today I’m going to teach you something that’s going to turn your world upside-down. In fact, the majority of you are probably not going to like it …

This Online 30-Day Sex Challenge Has Gone Viral ... But Would You Be Able To Handle It?

Just reading the rules is exhausting.<p>An online sex challenge to have sex every day for 30 days is gaining steam, but to many, it also sounds …

The Rule of Tenths in Photography

Chances are greater than not that you’ve heard about the rule of thirds at some point. After all, it’s one of the first things most photographers are …

Release Your Tight Back and Hips With 4 Mobility Exercises

<b>Think full body massage without the big price tag</b>. This exercise facilitates a great release of the hips and low back while opening up the thoracic …

Yoga

Tip: Barbell Quad-Set

Use this complex as a workout finisher to build your arms and shoulders.<p>This one is really more of an arms and shoulder-oriented complex than it is a …

20 Rep Squats: The Definitely Not Secret Secret to Building Huge Legs That No One Does Because Its Really Hard

I’ll be the first one to admit that I don’t have great quads.It’s not that my legs don’t have size, it’s that they have no shape or definition. When …

This New York City 'Layer-Lapse' Is Jaw-Droppingly Cool

The thing I love about creative people is that just when I think I've seen it all, they do something that never even crossed my mind. Such is the …

Fine Art Landscape Photography (Part 1): The Magically Appearing Photograph

There are two ways to photography: registration and creation. Let me be clear that, before we get into a short essay about self-acceptance in art, …

Landscape Photography

Best website hosts for photography websites

We look at the best website hosting companies that create and host websites solely for photographers.<p>Choosing the right hosting company can be a …

Web Design

What is Sharpness in Photography?

We are obsessed about sharpness. We want to know how sharp our lenses are at 100% full size. Leica Photographer Thorsten von Overgaard explains all …

Photography

How to Successfully Sell Your Photography on the Web

Photography is fun as a hobby, but it takes on another rewarding twist when you start to explore clever ways of making money off of your art. The …

Magic Lantern Features: Unlocking Your Camera’s Potential

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Most photographers have probably …

Here are the stunning winners of the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest

National Geographic's Travel Photographer of the Year contest brings together the top talent from around the world to share photos that inspire awe and wanderlust.<p>Editors at National Geographic selected this year's winners in three categories: Nature, People, and Cities. The grand prize winner …

Nature Photography

Photographer Swears This Is the Last Lens He Is Buying, Promise

Lincoln, KS: A local man who recently purchased his 28th lens swears this is the last lens he is buying. Really. He promises.<p>The photographer, Nate …

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