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The skinny guy's workout program to build muscle

Hard-gainers or ectomorphs believe it's difficult for them to build muscle because of genetics. But more often than not, they're training too hard, …

Fitness

Storage Ideas with Wood Pallets

I was wondering a bit to see the title in the beginning but then I just realized that this storage thing is certainly one of the biggest issues we …

Furniture

3 Key CrossFit Drills for Strength and Stability

Pulling Wall<p>The primary goal of this drill is to learn how to activate your hamstrings and glutes when pulling the foot up from the ground after …

10 Totally Genius Cabinets Everyone Needs in Their Home

Imagine having your stand mixer come to you instead of it taking up all that counter space.<p>There are some things you want to keep hidden from guests, like your extensive dish collection or over-the-top morning coffee routine. Luckily, these sneaky cabinets will keep them behind closed doors.

Out of the Box: Will the Shipping-Container Home Meet the Masses?

Despite some inherent challenges, architects and builders are increasingly turning to the shipping-container home to bring modernism into the …

Cruise Ships

Pallet Patio Furniture You Could Easily Build Yourself This Summer

There’s something really casual and attractive about pallet furniture. It’s perfect for a variety of styles and interiors and it’s just as functional …

5 apartments to copy if you have less than 70m2

For all the advice on living smartly in a small home, sometimes it just helps to peek inside another home design that just works. This doesn't mean …

Interior Design

9 design ideas for small living rooms

A small living room can feel fabulous with a smart design and layout. The scale limitation is actually an advantage in many ways. Small interiors are …

Interior Design

Triathlon training: Transition workouts for swimming to biking and biking to running

Sure, you can run a half or full marathon, go for miles on end on two wheels, and swim laps at your local pool until they kick you out. But if you're …

Swimming

Three Surprising Ways To Raise Testosterone for A Better Body & Life | Poliquin Article

Did you know your testosterone level can predict how fat you’ll be and how much muscle you’ll have?<p>Or that it predicts your chance of winning a race, …

Exercise

How to Choose the Right Paving and Decking Material

While lawns have their place, at least part of the garden floor needs paving or some kind of hard surface to make it easy to move around in, and to create outdoor sitting and dining areas. In smaller gardens, every inch of space is valuable, particularly if you like to entertain outside. A hard …

Landscaping

4 Smart Ways to Plan Your Living Room Design

Consider this the ultimate how-to for arranging living room furniture based on the space and your personal style.<p>You've finally overcome the major design challenge of finding a cohesive group of living room furnishings you love. But now you're faced with an equally tricky task: finding the perfect …

This is why South Africans pay so much more for their graphics cards

<b>Nvidia</b> and <b>AMD</b> recently announced their next-generation of graphics cards, both of which seem to offer better cost-to-performance ratio than previous …

Forex

The Best Response to 'Sell Me This Pen'

Sell anything with this two-step sales trick.<p>It's a classic pair of scenes. Leonardo DiCaprio, playing former stockbroker Jordan Belfort in <i>T</i><i>he Wolf of Wall Street</i>, takes a pen out of his pocket and challenges top sales executives to sell him that pen.<p>It looks like a real challenge for any sales …

Martin Scorsese

A federal safety board just OK’d the first CRISPR trial to genetically alter humans

In the spring of 2015, a group of Chinese scientists modified the DNA of 54 embryos using CRISPR/Cas 9 technology. Twenty-eight of those embryos were successful, but 26 — nearly half of them — failed, setting off a heated debate throughout the scientific community on the ethics of altering human …

The Perfect Memory camera will record your entire life

Imagine having a perfect recall and a way to auto-edit your life into exciting, fun snippets (even if your life isn’t exciting or fun.) That’s what the Perfect Memory wireless camera aims to do.<p>The camera, created by the team at General Streaming Systems, LLC, is an evolution on the traditional …

24 Inspiring Small Bathroom Designs

When space becomes an issue, our bathrooms looks like they have been squeezed to small cubicles. However, there are some good news in the design …

Interior Design

Three Scientifically Proven Steps For Talking With Strangers

Behavioral scientists have found that strangers are more open to small talk than you might think.<p>Want to be better at small talk? Of course you do–or you will the next time you find yourself at a dinner party, business meeting, or networking event. You can practice the “art” of small talk, or you …

6 Essential Stretches to Reduce Back Pain

Low back pain can have many causes, including tight or weak back, ab or core muscles, muscle sprains or strains, or a herniated disc. This stretching …

Yoga

Where to buy the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 – South African prices revealed

The Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 has started appearing in South African storefronts.<p>Pricing has been revealed for both the Founders Edition and …

Computer Hardware

Here's the Inspiration You Need to Paint Your Floors (Instead of Replacing Them!)

If your floors are crying uncle but you can’t manage to rip them out just yet and start anew, here’s another solution for you: paint them. In some …

15 Smart Bedroom Styling Tips I've Learned From House Tours

Creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. In this case, you're turning to our smart and stylish house tour homes for guidance on how to style a …

How to Install Beautiful & Inexpensive Wood Floors

In a past life I had thought of the idea of buying solid oak plywood, cutting it into strips and using it as inexpensive solid oak flooring. I was …

Woodworking

7 Decorating Mistakes That Make Your House Look Smaller

Even if you have space to spare,<p>you're going to want to read this.<p>When it comes to great design, every inch counts. And, as anyone who's ever owned …

Pump Up Your Pecs With 3 Moves | Men's Health

This workout is guaranteed to make your pecs pop. That’s because it hits your chest muscles from three different angles, using a classic training technique called drop sets.<p>“The muscle pump is INSANE,” says Gaddour. For a complete chest routine, do five “triple sets.”<p><b>HOW TO DO IT</b> Do as many reps of …

What to eat before and after every kind of workout

Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s healthy on a regular basis is not necessarily a good choice for the race course, or even for a workout,” explained Barbara Lewin, RD, a sports …

Nutrition