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Close Your Windows Because This Horrifying Cobra Just Broke Into a House​ | Men’s Health

In a mid-week slump? We have a couple options for you— this healthy alternative to coffee, or a jolt of sheer terror. Does the latter sound good? Good news, ABC News so thoughtfully posted a horrific video on their Twitter this morning of a gigantic cobra literally breaking into a house that will …

How to Tape and Apply Joint Compound to Drywall

How to Tape and Apply Joint Compound to Drywall<p>Updated on September 23, 2017<p>Taping and Applying Joint Compound to Drywall<p>For most home owners there …

Home Improvement

Double Adirondack Chair with Table Plans

This step by step project is about double adirondack chair with table plans. The best therapy against stress is spending time in nature. Therefore, I …

Woodworking

How to build a mudroom bench | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step diy woodworking project is about <b>how to build a mudroom bench</b>. If you want to learn more about building a basic mudroom bench with …

Make Homemade Grenadine With Just Two Ingredients

I have always thought of grenadine as one of those cocktail ingredients that you <i>have</i> to buy, but you can actually make your own, better tasting …

Homemade

Roundup: 10 DIY Dining Tables that are Easy To Make

Photo: A Beautiful MessI like to buy furniture, but there is something to be said about building your own. Each time I look at a handmade piece, I …

Food & Dining

Doorway Pull-Up Bar Guide - Top 10 Home Pull-Up Bars

Last Updated:Wednesday, March 14, 2018<p>Shares 0<p>The best doorway pull-up bar, when compared to other fitness options, are more affordable, easy to …

Workouts

How to Do the Arnold Press | Men's Health

(Get fitter faster with an activity or health tracker. Head to Best Buy to find the one that fits your needs and goals.)<p>“Most guys get plenty of work on the anterior (front) delts from pushups and bench presses,” he says. “But many are missing the medial (lateral) and posterior (back) heads.”<p>The …

How to Do the Muscleup | Men's Health

Ready to become a muscleup master? Follow Garner’s six tips below. Work these into your routine two or three times a week, and you’ll amaze onlookers in no time.<p><b>1. Get mobile</b><p>“Shoulder mobility is a limiting factor of the muscleup,” says Garner.<p>If you sit behind a desk all day, chances are you won’t …

Best New Back Exercise: The TRX Row to Overhead Press | Men's Health

The movement—which you can see <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour perform in the video above—bulletproofs your shoulders and builds your mid-and-upper back muscles all at once.<p>You can do 10 to 20 reps of the exercise as a warmup before your upper-body workout. Or you can make it a full back …

The Triple Core Crush Workout | Men's Health

Designed by <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande, the bodyweight circuit—which consists of plank jumps, oblique dips, and tricycles—hits your core from every single angle.<p>You’ll work your shoulders, hip flexors, lower back, obliques, and—the muscles every guy cares about—the rectus abdominis, …

13 Exercises That Are Better Than Burpees For Fat Loss

These moves are the ULTIMATE fat torchers for most people<p>Clearly, we’re believers in burpees here at <i>Men’s Health</i>. In fact, here are my favorite ways to do them: 25 Badass Burpees You Must See to Believe.<p>Burpees involve quickly moving from a standing position to a pushup position and back</b> …

The Workout That Builds Muscle Fast

Most guys add more—more load, more sets, more reps. However, I’ve found a better, more efficient solution: clusters.<p>Clusters work best for exercises in the push, pull, and squat families. (Think: bench presses, overhead presses, pullups, rows, back squats, front squats, or lunges.) Choose an …

OnePlus’ Oxygen OS is now available for download

OnePlus needed an extra week to deliver it, but its new Oxygen operating system is now available for download.<p>“Our goal for OxygenOS is to provide faster, more meaningful updates and a better-integrated range of services for every OnePlus user,” said OnePlus’ Carl Pei in a blog post. Pei emphasized …

OnePlus

15 New Muscle Builders

<b>2. Sculpt bolder shoulders</b><br>Strong, stable shoulders will help you lift more weight in nearly every upper-body exercise. So start each upper-body workout with the band pull-apart, suggests Shon Grosse, P.T., C.S.C.S., owner of Comprehensive Physical Therapy and Fitness in Colmar, Pennsylvania. It …

5 Simple Strategies For Bigger Muscles

Twists on the classic moves<p>Thinkstock<p>Strength training today suffers from the Starbucks effect. Just as it’s increasingly difficult to fight off the sprinkles and foam when you order a cup of joe, it’s hard to call yourself a modern muscle maker when you do a weight-lifting move without a few added …

5 Fast Rules to Be Bigger, Leaner, and Stronger

<b>1. Lift Big to Grow Big</b><br>The longer you've been lifting weights, the heavier the weights need to be in order for you to see results. On one hand, it's a stupidly obvious point—of course you use bigger weights as you become stronger. But that's not exactly what I'm talking about.<p>When you were a …

The Best Way to Clean Your Cast Iron Skillet

Instructions for cleaning a cast iron skillet often include a lot of <i>don'ts</i>: Don't use soap, don't use steel wool, don't put it in the dishwasher. …

Elsie’s Mojito Recipe

Hi friends! It's no secret around here that a classic mojito is my favorite cocktail. I tried for years to mix the perfect mojito, following recipes …

DIY Portable Bucket Air Conditioner

If you had to come up with a top 10 list of uncomfortable situations, being stuck inside on a hot day without air conditioning is probably on there. …

37 Ways to Turn Your Lower Body into a Machine

Build unparalleled strength with these unilateral leg exercises<p>Pistol squats are extremely tough. In fact, most guys are wobbly disasters when attempting one. But the exercise is the ultimate test of single-leg strength. That's why it's so impressive that BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <i>Men's …

Workouts

Homemade Cadbury Creme Eggs

<i>Every week, a DIY expert spares us a trip to the grocery store and shows us how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today, Ashley from Not Without Salt gives us a much more wholesome Cadbury egg -- yellow yolks and all. Go ahead, make the easter bunny jealous. (Plus, a new video …