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How to Overcome Shyness | The Art of Manliness

For the last couple of weeks we’ve been exploring the subject of shyness. In our first post, we talked about the nature of shyness and its symptoms. …

The Ultimate List of Grilled Chicken Recipes

<b>The Ultimate List of Grilled Chicken Recipes</b>If you’re stuck in a grilled chicken rut, it’s time to get creative. And you don't even have to pick …

Fit Body Secrets: Shoulder Mobility

In the third installment of his series, master trainer Josh Stolz moves up the chain to unlock the all-important shoulders.<p>We started at the bottom, …

Get Fit @ Work: How the Standing Desk Can Improve Your Health

The standing-desk craze had only just arrived in 2011 when things started getting a little weird. First came the clunkier “treadmill” desk, followed …

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25 Cheap and Easy 3-Ingredient Smoothie Recipes

Fire up your blenders, folks! Smoothies are a quick and convenient way to get a blast of nutrients, including protein, carbs and vitamins A, B, C and …

Things You Didn't Know About Chia Seeds

If your knowledge of chia seeds doesn’t go beyond “hair”-sprouting pet plants, it’s time to school yourself on this nutrient-packed superfood. …

Cook Like a Pro - 9 Essentials Cooking Skills for Men

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How to Gain Healthy Weight and Build Muscle the Right Way

Photo: Pond5<p>Whether you want to add muscle mass or simply look a little less like a string bean, gaining weight can be just as much of a challenge …

How to Match a Tie, Shirt, and Suit [VIDEO] | The Art of Manliness

<i>This video is brought to you by Combatant Gentleman. Combatant Gentlemen offers high-quality men’s essentials at prices any guy can afford.</i><p>Enter …

We have all suffered from late-night snack attacks, but what are the best late-night hunger crushers for bodybuilders? According to Troy Adashun, a nutritionist and expert in fitness physiology, “There are plenty of options when you are late-night snacking. You’ll want something that will break down slowly and feed your muscles nutrients and protein to […]

We have all suffered from late-night snack attacks, but what are the best late-night hunger crushers for bodybuilders? According to Troy Adashun, a …

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Carbohydrate Customized Diet

Here's what you need to know...<p>Cutting carbs is still a popular plan for fat loss, but for lifters, higher carb diets actually produce the same …

This Classic Game Actually Will Make You Smarter

Crack out your chessboard: A surprising new study reveals this always-challenging strategy game boosts brain connectivity<p>Old school board games might typically be reserved for game nights and power outages, but you should consider dusting off that old chessboard and brushing up. A recent Chinese …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

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8 foods that'll never make you fat

Usually, when something sounds too good to be true, it is. Not the case here. Though chocolate and other sweet treats didn’t make the cut, we’ve got …

When it’s time for dinner, you don’t have to rely on your college dining hall or the fast-food and pizza parlors that surround the campus. In fact, you shouldn’t. Dining hall buffet tables are loaded with breads, pastas, potatoes, fatty meats and limp, soggy vegetables. They also encourage overeating. The restaurants that surround college neighborhoods […]

When it’s time for dinner, you don’t have to rely on your college dining hall or the fast-food and pizza parlors that surround the campus. In fact, …

7 Smart Food Swaps For A Healthier Super Bowl Sunday

Traditional Super Bowl fare -- we're talking wings, nachos, pizza, beer -- isn't exactly the type of food that would, say, fuel a body to run, throw or tackle.<p>It's not just that they lack nutrition, either. We also eat a ton of 'em. Case in point: Americans eat more calories on Super Bowl Sunday …

How To Kick Your Snooze Button Habit

We'd be lying if we said it wasn't tempting to hit snooze. Considering around 35 percent of us get fewer than seven hours of sleep a night, who <i>wouldn't</i> want just a few more minutes of undisturbed slumber?<p>The problem is that snooze-button sleep is inherently <i>disturbed</i> slumber and may be doing more …

Study Tips for College Success | The Art of Manliness

When 160,000 undergraduates in the University of California system were asked to name the obstacles that impeded their academic success, the students …

50 Highly Anticipated Films At The 2014 Sundance Film Festival

From a drama starring two recent SNL favorites to a documentary about Mitt Romney to plenty of zombies, there are all kinds of movies for all kinds of people at this year's premier Park City-set independent film fest. In no particular order!<p><b>Correction:</b> <i>It turns out, director Sophie Hyde did shoot</i> …

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Mother’s Heartwarming Photos of Sons with Farm Animals

Russian photographer and mother of two boys Elena Shumilova captures heartwarming images of her sons interacting with various animals on their farm, including dogs, rabbits, cats, and ducklings. She manages to transport the viewer into a fairy tale-like world with her photos of these little guys …

The Secret Ingredient to Saving Your Skin This Winter

Every man should own a body oil because a) you never know when she’ll ask for a massage and b) the hydrator has become the latest star in skincare. The new formulas are quick-absorbing so you don’t have to worry about looking slick, and they’ll keep parched skin from getting flaky and red from …

5 Resumé Secrets That Give You an Edge

Step inside a hiring manager's head<p>It doesn't take long to leave an impression: Recruiters and hiring managers spend an average of 6 seconds reviewing a candidate's resumé before they make an initial assessment, according to a study from the job-search website TheLadders.<p>Six seconds.<p>Now that you’re …

34 Animals With Their Adorable Mini-Me Counterparts

Everybody loves cute baby animals, but they become all the cuter when they’re paired with the adult versions of themselves. Inspired by SteveV91’s …

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17 Brilliant Stocking Fillers From Etsy

It’s true what they say — good things really <i>do</i> come in small packages. And, while most of you might rush to unwrap those presents under the tree, we …

Rusty-spotted Cats: Not Your Average Kitties

With big golden eyes and striped fur, this Rusty-spotted Cat looks like your average house cat. But there's nothing average about Jaipur and Rashna, …