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The 30-Day Dare to do More Program

While it’s important to treat yourself, especially this time of year, it doesn’t have to mean you put on 10 pounds or let your abs go into …

Workouts

9 Incredible Ways To Get A Cardio Workout That Aren't All Running

The cure for the common cardio.

Exercise

The 10-Minute, Do-Anywhere Workout

Boost your core and leg strength with this quick routine from bike racer and Amazing Race contestant Kym Perfetto<p>Bike messenger turned Hollywood stuntwoman, personal trainer, and SoulCycle instructor Kym Perfetto has an attitude that's as fierce as her physique. Her intense, no-nonsense workouts …

Workout Of The Week: Bodyweight Strength Session

Strengthen your obliques next time you're watching TV by performing a side plank.<i>This workout will improve your running while you watch TV.</i>Strength …

Workouts

How to Meditate While Running

Before getting started, I should tell you that in the Son Buddhist tradition there's no such thing as running meditation. Performing Son meditation while running is something that I basically made up. At the beginning of my monastic life, when I was still a postulant, I was once chastised for …

Know Your Drivetrain

Our guide to gears will help you choose the best ratio for you<p><b>Gear ratios, Explained</b><br>Gear ratio—or "gearing"—is determined by which chainring (in front) and which cog of the cassette (in back) the chain is on. Chainrings on road bikes usually come in a "standard" pairing of 53 teeth and 39 teeth …

How To Transfer A Photo To Wood – Video Tutorial

Many decorations are expensive and not that stylish to being worth your attention. With the tricks featured in this tutorial, you can make your own …

Video Tutorials

How to Pick a Lock | The Art of Manliness

Back in October I had the pleasure of attending the ITS Tactical Muster, during which I learned several awesome manly skills. My favorite tutorial …

6 Ways to Strength Train Outdoors

Think working out outside means you can’t build muscle? Think again.<p>If you know and love the benefits of strength training—but hate spending time in a weight room during the summer—we've got news for you: You don't need to in order to build muscle. These six moves, suggested by David Jack, …

The Scariest Radio Episodes of All Time | The Art of Manliness

Before folks sat around the TV watching <i>American Horror Story</i> or classic movies like <i>The Shining</i> and <i>Friday the 13th</i>, they gathered around the radio to …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.<p>writer

Hiking

The 35-Piece Ultimate Survival Kit

What's the price of safety? $9,340! Whether you're bugging out, sheltering in place, or just stocking up your bunker, these tools will help you ride out any emergency in style.<p>1. Pack the bomb-proof North Face Base Camp XL duffel with food, cash, batteries, and warm clothes, and stash it in your …

IPad Air

Getting Tough With Yourself | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is guest post from Marcus Brotherton. It originally ran on Men Who Lead Well (www.marcusbrotherton.com).</i><p><b>One harmful mindset that</b> …

Your Wicked Wednesday Workout

When getting outside is the goal and training is what makes your adventures possible, Wednesday is the perfect day to push it. Why? You’re recovered from the weekend and can rev yourself for the days ahead.<p>Now, there’s nothing that says you have to hit the gym for a strength and endurance sweat …

Workouts

Hideaway hotels you can't reach by road

Leave your Samsonite above the wardrobe and your car keys on the dresser, you won't be needing either on this trip around some of the planet's more access-challenged accommodation. Travel light, wear sensible shoes, and take some deep breaths...<p>Hotel Pilatus-Kulm, Lucerne, Switzerland<p><b>Access:</b> …

Strength Training Without the Gym

Get strong outside the box.<p>Strength training is all too easy for runners to neglect in the summer, when they'd prefer to exercise outside as much as possible. But who says squats can only be done in the gym? This routine from Chicago Area Runners Association coach Melissa Stone requires no …

Your Adventure Bucket List

Trips to Take Before You Die<p>A bucket list without a destination is like a bucket without a handle—it just goes nowhere. Well, we've got a plan for you, and it culminates with these 30 perfect escapes.<p>Shred the Night Lights<p>We've searched the globe, and it's impossible to top Niseko, Japan, on the …

Pacific Ocean

5 Alternatives to the Diamond Engagement Ring | The Art of Manliness

So you’ve found the woman you want to spend the rest of your life with and you’re ready to make it official by getting down on one knee and …

Six Yoga Poses for Climbers

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>567<p>567<p>SHARES<p><i>The below poses are a great addition to any training plan. For a more in-depth routine, check out our</i> …

Yoga

3 Questions to Ask Before Making Any Purchase

“<i>Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.</i>” —Will Rogers<p>The average American …

Complete Guide to Scotch Whisky | The Art of Manliness

“The proper drinking of Scotch whisky is more than indulgence: it is a toast to civilization, a tribute to the continuity of culture, a manifesto of …

5 Common Bike-Maintenance Mistakes

Even the most basic repairs can go badly—sometimes comically—wrong. Here are 5 common rookie-wrenching mistakes and our expert's instructions for avoiding them.

The North Face: Mountain Athletics - Hard Rock Core Circuit Workout

One Hour Workout: Bike Intervals + Core Work

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 mins (or less!).</i><p>This week’s bike and core workout comes from Rhode …

101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …

101 Bike Maintenance Tips Every Cyclist Should Know

Your guide to a longer cycling life—for your bicycle, your gear, even a few friendships<p>Your bicycle doesn’t run on leg power alone. It also needs a little lube, a lotta­ love, and a good ­listen. You may not know every remedy your bike needs to live a long life, but you can gain enough wisdom along …

Assembling A Home Bike Workshop

Ready to set up a ready-to-use workshop for your bike at home, but not sure what tools you need? This video from our friends at Velonews.com provides …