Christopher Vasquez

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18 Skewers to Bring to Every Summer BBQ

As of tomorrow, it’s FINALLY officially summer! We all know grilled skewer recipes are essential for all those upcoming warm-weather get-togethers, but you don’t always have to get the grill involved when serving kabobs for dinner. Even strawberry shortcake can get a skewer makeover for summer. …

DIY - Concrete Garden Edging - Quiet Corner

Looking for an inexpensive, lasting way to set apart your planting beds? Use these steps to make concrete garden edging in any length you wish.<p>Always …

Landscaping

How to Undo the Damage of Sitting - 7 Simple Exercises | The Art of Manliness

If you’re like most men living and working in a techno-service economy, you probably spend a good deal of your day sitting down. You go from the …

How to Tie 7 Basic Knots | The Art of Manliness

For centuries, knotsmanship has been passed down from generation to generation. It’s an essential skill whether a man desires to hit the high seas or …

12 Incredible Abs Exercises You Should Know

Everything you need to do to get a stronger core without doing a single solitary crunch. For everyone from fitness rookie to hardcore exerciser.<p>Thumbnail from Thinkstock.

Workouts

30 Ways Evernote Can Improve Your Life | One App to Rule Them All | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: This article is NOT a sponsored post. We received absolutely nothing from Evernote in exchange for this post and have never communicated with</i> …

15 Fitness Goals for 2015

From the simple to the sinister, see how you measure up<p>Whether you’re already fit or just getting back in shape, the New Year always presents an opportunity for improvement. Set your sights on some of these goals so you can cross them off of your fitness bucket list in 2015.<p>The goal: Get up from …

The Ultimate Full-Body Kettlebell Workout for Any Fitness Level

They may look like cast iron doorstops, but kettlebells are meant for anything <i>but</i> lying around. Case in point: Studies show that training with …

Workouts

How To Make Ginger Ale - Sweetened Naturally

<b>When I was younger</b>, I never understood why people enjoyed ginger ale. I thought it had a funky taste and I didn’t appreciate the overly-enthusiastic …

Self-sufficiency

Morning Work Outs Burn More Fat and Prevent Weight Loss

Evidence from a study published in <i>The Journal Physiology</i> shows that exercising in a ‘fasted state’ engages our body to burn more fat and potentially …

Fitness

10 Ways to Lose 25 Pounds

Follow these steps and weight loss won’t seem impossible.<p>Want to lose 25 pounds? Sure, it’s a tall order. But if you follow these 10 steps, it doesn’t have to feel like mission impossible.<p>You can shed weight quickly, depending on how much you have to lose and how focused you remain. Oftentimes, …

Fix Your Tight Hamstrings without Stretching

Loosen up fast with this cutting-edge technique<p>Sometimes it can be extra hard to get your muscles to loosen—particularly the hamstrings—no matter how much you work to foam roll or stretch them out. Why? Because the problem is actually in your torso, says James Cerbie, C.S.C.S., founder of Rebel …

Yoga

Men's Health | The Brand Men Live By, For Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips

Perform 3 sets of each of the first two moves. Do 5 supersets (back-to-back sets) of moves three and four. Rest one minute between sets/supersets.<p><b>TRAINER</b><br>Doug Nepodal, master kettlebell instructor and owner of Classic Iron Kettlebells in California<p><b>BEST FOR</b><br>Firing up your metabolism, boosting your …

Top 7 Surprising Benefits of Whiskey

en_US<p>article<p>Whiskey aids in weight loss, increases heart health, prevents diabetes, boosts good cholesterol levels, prevents cancer, eliminates blood …

30-Day Lunge Challenge

The lunge is esteemed for its prowess as a leg builder. It is functionally valuable, hits your quads, glutes and hamstrings with the force of a …

Get Ripped Quick with This Simple and Effective HIIT Workout

Staying fit on the road is always a challenge. We’re out of our routines, away from our gym and eating a diet that’s different from usual (let’s be …

Get a Jumpstart on Your New Year's Resolution

In this simple-but-sinister sweat storm, “you never zero in on the same major muscle group in back-to-back exercises,” says Ballantyne. So you’ll finish one move and plow into the next with relatively fresh muscles, even though you didn’t have a rest period. “It allows you to push yourself for …

Keeping It Simple: Assembling Your Garage Gym

Page: 1Next »<p>As some of my recent workouts have shown, my garage has been transformed into a gym of sorts. This is by no means novel, but I’ve …

The 6 Best Tabata Workouts + the 2 Numbers That Matter in Any Tabata Workout

A little while back we brought you an article detailing the history of the fabled Tabata workout, and the kind of benefits you can expect to achieve …