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How to Roast a Chicken | The Art of Manliness

During my senior high school football season, my coach forced me to make the switch from linebacker to wingback. Initially, I was excited about being …

Tip: Make Low-Carb Mug Cake in 60 Seconds

This protein packed cake is fast, easy, and it won't make you fat. Get the recipe here.<p>Make cake for breakfast. Or make it for dessert. Or just make …

Dessert

​Make This Meat Lover’s Pasta Tonight

​Flank steak meets pasta. You won’t regret it<p>This pasta dish is a new way to combine the greatest things in life: Steak and carbs. It’s a twist on meat and potatoes that’s just as easy to whip up after work. And it provides 33 grams of protein to keep you satisfied and boost your muscle gains. …

This DIY Coffee Maker Will Brew the Best Cup You’ve Ever Had

Unleash your inner handyman with this brew system<p>Your electronic coffee maker may be convenient—but how many times have you poured yourself a cup, only to find a watered down, bland version of what you were hoping to get? If you want something done right, sometimes you really do have to do it …

All You Need Is 2 Dumbbells and 15 Minutes to Smoke Your Entire Body

This down and dirty workout will target every major muscle group in your body<p><b>Trainer:</b> Jeremy Scott, owner at Jeremy Scott Fitness in Scottsdale, Arizona.<p><b>Benefits:</b> This total-body workout will strengthen your core, shoulders, arms, back, and legs. Plus, it will improve your hamstring and hip …

Why Every Man Should Take a VO2 Max Test

Here’s everything you need to know about the ultimate measure of fitness—and how to boost yours<p>The burn. The Bane mask. The bleak possibility of being waterboarded by vomit.<p>Whether you’ve wheezed through one first-hand, or cocked a cautious eyebrow from afar, more and more men are learning of the …

Mark Bittman's Kitchen Matrix: More Than 700 Simple Recipes and Techniques to Mix and Match for Endless Possibilities

<b>Bestselling author Mark Bittman anthologizes his popular Matrix series in a boldly graphic new cookbook featuring 400 recipes that emphasize</b> …

Reduce Stress On Your Lower Back In Just 10 Minutes

Thoracic spine ball smash, anyone?<p>The purpose of mobility work is to help systematically unlock your body’s potential—by improving flexibility and performance, and reducing your risk of injury. Many times, you do this by targeting oft-neglected parts of your anatomy.<p>In the video above, Kelly …

Yoga

Meet Your New Favorite Upper-Body Workout

Grab two dumbbells and get ready to feel like a BEAST<p>In the market for a new upper-body workout? Try this challenge from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.<p>It hammers every single muscle north of your hips and gives you a crazy-awesome pump.<p>Dumbbells in hand, you’ll do 2 to 3 minutes of …

The Only Lower-Body Workout You Really Need

This 3-move routine is perfect for beginners, minimalists, and anyone who doesn’t want to spend hours in the gym<p>If you want a complete lower-body workout, you need to hit these three major muscle groups: your glutes, hamstrings, and quads.<p>Based on the research, the following exercises are the best …

Enjoy the taste of homemade bread without sacrificing an entire afternoon.

I love good bread—fragrant, chewy, fresh bread. My mom made white bread or oatmeal bread frequently when I was little, and she would let me finish …

Baking

Build Bigger Arms With This Simple 6-Move Workout

Commandment #9 of muscle growth: Simple tweaks lead to big results<p>You’ve probably done thousands of reps of biceps curls and triceps extensions in your lifetime. It’s time to mix it up.<p>“When you hit your muscles in a way that they’re not used to being hit, not only does this prevent overtraining …

8 Best Non-Bench Chest Exercises

Beyond the BenchJust 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 …

Muscle