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Get a Summer Shred in 21 Days with Bobby Maximus

Getting your summer abs won't be easy. It will be worth it.<p>So: You want to get ripped in less than a month?<p>It’s a big goal, especially if you're aiming to get in beach-worthy shape for the quickly approaching summer sun. And big goals require big commitments—which is exactly why you need this …

Workouts

Want to become a multi-millionaire? Do these 15 things immediately

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a …

Self-improvement

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

What Are Adaptogens, and Why Is Everyone Talking About Them?

You've heard the word, but do you really know what an adaptogen is and which one is right for you?<p><i>This story is part of the Healthyish Pantry, a collection of articles breaking down the ingredients we love most. Click here to read the whole guide—then stock up</i>.<p>If you've ever chilled in a salt cave …

6 Post-Workout Foods That Will Help You Build Muscle and Recover Faster

Optimize your training with these science-backed recovery aids<p>If you want to build muscle and reach lofty new fitness goals, downing the right fuel after a workout is nearly as important as exercise itself.<p>“Nailing your post-workout nutrition promotes quicker recovery, reduces muscle soreness, …

Sculpt an Upper-Body of Steel With These 5 Exercises

From rows to curls, your arms will be on fire by the time you're done<p>This circuit from Ebezener Samuel, fitness editor at <i>Men's Health,</i> is a great gym workout to attack your body—particularly your arms—from all angles.<p>You'll mostly be working on pulling exercises, which are a weakness for many when …

9 Fall Meal-Prep Lunches That Will Be the Prettiest Things to Hit Your Desk

Alright, guys, it's time to clean up our acts, and meal prep is the easiest way to start. Summer seems to have gone by in an endless blur of …

Healthy Eating

Stop Roasting Your Veg in a Screaming-Hot Oven

Everyone says 450° is the only temp you should use to roast your veggies. Everyone is wrong.<p>When we talk about the Vegetable Revolution—you know, that whole thing where restaurants are cooking veg we actually want to eat—we place much emphasis on treating our veggie friends like meat. Sear them in …

Make *Way* Better Waffles by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Back away from the box of frozen waffles. Make crispy, fluffy, perfect waffles at home—just be sure to avoid these common mistakes.<p>We know what you're thinking: Waffles! How hard can <i>that</i> be to screw up? Well listen: There's a lot that can go wrong with these griddled and golden fluffy frisbees. We …

4 Ways to Become a Pullup Powerhouse

Every man should be able to perform 5 reps of the pullup. Here’s how to get there<p>The pullup is one of the best training movements you can do. It’s unparalleled for building grip, upper-body, and core strength, and should be a staple in your routine.<p>Your goal: five pullups with perfect form. That’s …

Workouts

10 Stellar DIY Steak Rubs (Beyond The Salt and Pepper)

It's never too early to look toward some summer grilling or some savory cast iron skill-ing. For those of you who love steak as passionately as I do, …

BBQ

11 Best Thanksgiving Vegetable Recipes

Move over turkey -- on Thanksgiving, the side dishes always steal the show. From creamy Brussels Sprouts Gratin to Potatoes au Gratin, these easy and elegant vegetable recipes will be the talk of the table.<p><b>1. Brussels Sprouts Gratin</b><p>This creamy gratin is perfect for the holidays because it can be …

Cooking

Roasted Duck Ramen

Roasted Duck Ramen from SF Gate• 2 Chinese-style whole roast ducks (see Note)<br>• 5 pounds chicken bones or feet<br>• 2 1/2 gallons water<br>• 4 12-inch pieces dried …

The Most Audacious Burger List

It's National Burger Month and Eat Drink Lucky has curated the ten best burgers in honor of the occasion. We looked for a certain bravado, an audacity of flavor and a gung ho approach to this most humble of dishes. Here is the list for you, get ready to be hungry.<p><b>EAT DRINK LUCKY'S MOST AUDACIOUS</b> …

Onions

20 Pork Chop Recipes to Add to Your Weeknight Dinner Routine

What's better than a pork chop recipe? 20 pork chop recipes! Here are our favorite ways to cook a weeknight staple.<p><b>Pork chops: Is there anything they can't do?</b> Well, besides take out the trash and fold laundry, that is. They're quick-cooking, packed with tons of flavor, and incredibly versatile. …

Tesla Powerwall Home Battery

You might have solar panels on your home. You might not. You're probably going to want a Tesla Powerwall Home Battery anyway. Capable of connecting …

Clean Energy

Start A Garden, No Matter How Little Space You Have. Here's How.

It's spring, which is time to plant a garden. Yes, even you, without a pile of dirt to dig your hands into. Growing herbs and veggies is a great way to reconnect with nature, especially after the many months of winter. Plus, it also means the benefit of delicious homegrown food -- a store-bought …

8 Pushup Routines That Are Better Than ‘AMRAP’

These cutting-edge workouts will help you get better results from this classic exercise<p>We all agree that the pushup is a great exercise. But if your routine consists of just doing as many reps as possible, you aren’t getting the most you can out of this movement.<p>Take your ground game to the next …

9 New Classics of the DC Restaurant Scene

Washington D.C.

What to Eat at Every Single Major League Ballpark

Callin' em like we see 'em.<p>As the 2018 MLB season kicks off, what better time to whet (or ruin) your appetite with a look at some of the hyper-American cuisine found in our country's ballparks? From perma-classics like the Chicago Dog to Arizona's controversial "Churro Dog," here is a look at what …

Rev Your Metabolism for Hours after You Leave the Gym

Add a high-intensity finisher to the end of any workout for an extra calorie burn<p>Blocking out an hour to break a sweat can sometimes feel downright impossible. The good news: You don't need all that time to rev your metabolism—just intensity, according to a study from the University of Capetown in …

Rose's Luxury's Chef Will Open a New Restaurant — And It Will Take Reservations

Huge news for the D.C. dining scene: Aaron Silverman, the owner and chef behind critical darling Rose's Luxury, will open a second restaurant next door.<p>Aaron Silverman has signed a lease to open up a place at 715 8th St. SE, reports Tim Carman. The restaurant will operate as a cafe with coffee …

5 hot Raspberry Pi projects for Mac geeks

The credit-card-size Raspberry Pi has taken the tech world by storm. Thousands of geeky kids and adults use the tiny, low-cost computer boards to learn about coding and create fun projects like motion detectors, birdhouses that tweet when birds are present, and mini weather stations.<p>You, too, can …

Raspberry Pi

Crush an Insane Amount of Calories in Just 15 Minutes

Build muscle and burn fat at the same time with this quick total-body workout<p>Lack of time is probably on your list of reasons for not working out. But you can work your entire body anywhere with just two moves and 15 minutes.<p>The trick: Performing a classic lower-body move and a classic upper-body …

The 5 Weightlifting Mistakes That Are Screwing Up Your Workout

Make these changes to train smarter and recover faster<p>Trainers like to say that the most important part of any training program is consistency. If you don't hit the gym regularly, you'll never see results.<p>"But consistency can work both ways," says BJ Gaddour, creator of <i>Men's Health</i> StreamFIT. …

How ‘Ethical’ Hotel Chain Marriott Gouges Guests in the Name of Wi-Fi Security

You’ve settled in, fired up your laptop—and not only is the $15-a-day hotel Internet slow as molasses, you can’t use your own hotspot for ‘security’ …

Banish Your Belly BEFORE the Holidays

Drop pounds before the ball drops to get ahead of the game in 2015<p>The last few weeks of 2014 will be filled with family, friends, and festivities—but especially food. Rather than kick off the New Year carrying a belly like Santa’s, you should charge full speed into the holiday-eating season by …

Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cookies

Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cookies<p>Author: Nikki<p>A moist and soft cookie that is perfect for the holidays! They really are DELICIOUS!<p>Ingredients<p>2¼ cups …

Black Magic Cake Recipe

"Super spooky dark chocolate cake. Suitable for all your black magic get-togethers."<p>Ingredients<p>1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour<p>2 cups white sugar<p>3/4 cup …

Vegetarian Sandwiches Worth Writing Home About

There's a common misconception that great sandwiches have to be loaded with meat. It's no one's fault really, it just so happens that some of our favorite sandwiches are meat forward. There's the club sandwich with double layers of meat. And then the Reuben that's loaded with corned beef. And let's …