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Why to Start a Family | The Art of Manliness

Of the many “contradictions” of Churchill’s life, one of the most interesting is that while he loved high-flying adventure, and relished danger, …

Managers Aren't Prepared to Handle Today's Realities and Tomorrow's Challenges

If companies today are truly serious about being leaner, flatter organizations, with less hierarchical structure and less bureaucracy, then they need …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

What She Said<p>Master the fine art of managing (sexy) expectations.<p>By Sophia Benoit3 days agoView More<p>Ask a Bartender<p>Bartenders tell us what to do with …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Get yours before it sells out.<p>8 Photos20 hours agoView More<p>School Shootings<p><i>GQ</i> Editor-in-Chief Jim Nelson on all the ways Donald Trump fails …

Fitness

11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

Testing Out of College: How to "Moneyball" Your College Degree | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Jay Cross</i><i>.</i><p>I don’t know about you, but I’m fed up with the ancient “college savings tips” so-called experts …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>Sporty pants worn the least sporty way.<p>By Megan Gustashaw1 day agoView More<p>Style<p>Ronnie Fieg talks about his label's new multi-brand, …

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Manly Quotes | 80+ Quotes on Men & Manhood | The Art of Manliness

When putting together our two paperback books, we sought to pepper the text in each with quotes about men and manhood. What we quickly discovered was …

What Strengthens and Weakens Our Integrity – Part II. | The Art of Manliness

In the first post of this four-part series on what weakens our integrity and how we can strengthen it, we discussed how our decisions to act in …

Kanye West Asks Hollywood to Make Him the New Batman (Alison’s Corner)

<i>So here is an open letter from Kanye West asking Hollywood to make him the new Batman. Okay, so when I say it’s from Kanye West I actually mean it’s from me–Alison Stevenson–playing the character of Kanye West. I am merely doing Kanye’s job for him, since I am sure this is a letter he was planning</i> …

How to Cool Down After Running and Racing

It depends on the length and intensity of your effort.<p><i>I read your "Race Day Warmup" post. Do you have a related article about cooling down? Thanks. —Mark</i><p>A solid cooldown ritual after your training runs and races is just as important to your performance and recovery as the warmup. Where the warmup …

3 Little Tips for Better Running Form

Relax, take short steps, and be sure to warm up before each run.<p><i>I am starting to train for a half-marathon, and the more I read about proper running technique, the more confused I get. Can you enlighten me as to proper running form? Thank you. —Jennifer</i><p>Hi, Jennifer. Great news about training for …

Three Ways to Make Iced Coffee at Home

Not even the laziest coffee-drinker needs to suffer through a watery, lukewarm cup of regular coffee on ice. Try one of these methods.<p>It's tough to choke down a steaming cup of coffee in the heat of the summer, but you may still want — or need — to enjoy your morning brew.<p>You could just throw some …

How to Get a Full Workout With Only Dumbbells | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Joe Hashey, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)</i>.<p>After a hard day’s work you head over to …

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Parkour for Beginners: The Ultimate Guide | The Art of Manliness

You’ve seen it on TV shows such as <i>American Ninja Warrior</i> (and not so seriously in <i>The Office</i>) as well as in movies like <i>Casino Royale</i> and <i>The Bourne</i> …

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …

Kettlebell Exercise Routine | The Art of Manliness

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How to Read a Book | The Art of Manliness

1. Open book.<p>2. Read words.<p>3. Close book.<p>4. Move on to next book.<p>Reading a book seems like a pretty straightforward task, doesn’t it? And in some …

38 Vintage Conversation Rules | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The excerpt below comes from a book published in 1875:</i> A Gentleman’s Guide to Etiquette <i>by Cecil B. Hartley. Hartley’s rules may be</i> …

How to Roast Coffee at Home | The Art of Manliness

“Little campfires, rapidly increasing to hundreds in number, would shoot up along the hills and plains and, as if by magic, acres of territory would …

How to Accept a Compliment With Class | The Art of Manliness

You hand someone a gift and they eagerly tear off the wrapping paper and lift the lid on the box. But as they pick up and examine the present tucked …

What is Character? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Character</i>. Like honor, it’s a word we take for granted and probably have an affinity for, but likely have never really had to define and may struggle …

How Delaying Intimacy Can Benefit Your Relationship | The Art of Manliness

When is the right time to start having sex in a relationship? Not until marriage? A couple months in? The “standard” three dates? Sometimes even on …

How to Make a Great First Impression with Your Place | The Art of Manliness

It’s date night. You and a gal have been out a few times and tonight you’ve invited her over your place for the first time for a dinner you’re …

Krav Maga: A Primer on the Martial Art of the Israeli Defense Forces | The Art of Manliness

I can’t remember how I first heard about Krav Maga, but I do remember being immediately intrigued. All martial arts have an appeal to most men and …