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The Best Leg Workout You Can Do without Weights

You don’t need barbells and dumbbells to make your legs scream. Attack your big lower-body muscles with this do-anywhere high-intensity circuit<p>The largest muscles in your body are in your legs, so you want to work them hard. But you don’t always need a heavy barbell or pair of dumbbells to truly …

Drop One Belt Size

The workout eliminates all excuses, too. You just need two dumbbells, a few feet of floor space, and a half an hour a few times a week to turn your body into a fat-burning machine. Want to give it shot? Combine this routine with a diet consisting of whole foods and lean proteins, and get ready to …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

How to Feel Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

Since starting The Art of Manliness nearly five years ago, I’ve interacted with thousands of men from all over the world. One thing that I’ve learned …

The Ultimate Body-Weight Workout

Order Your Body Is Your Barbell Today! <b></b><p><b>DIRECTIONS</b><br>Alternate between Workouts A and B three times a week with a day of rest between them. Do the first four body-weight exercises in each workout as a circuit and the last two back-to-back as a superset; see the directions before each group of exercises. …

Why Are We So Conflicted About Manhood in the Modern Age? | The Art of Manliness

In the last post, we explored the origins of manhood – how it consists of an energy born of the innate biological and psychological characteristics …

10 Classic Books That Make You a Better Man

Fitzgerald is best known for his iconic work, <i>The Great Gatsby</i>, but Kirk Curnutt, a professor at Troy University, says this collection—specifically “Head and Shoulders,” “The Offshore Pirate,” and “The Diamond as Big as the Ritz”—contains some of the author’s best advice. “Fitzgerald has a whole …

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 …

15 Simple Ways To Supercharge Your Brain

Your brain is the engine that controls every action you perform, so needless to say, you should keep it supercharged and ready for action throughout …

Deliberate Practice: The Secret of Greatness | The Art of Manliness

What creates great men? What made Ted Williams the greatest hitter in the history of baseball? What made Shakespeare one of history’s greatest …

5 In-Demand Skills That Can Be Mastered Online

Trends in technology have eroded many reliable career paths. However, there are many new options available at your finger tips that you can learn …

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5 Things Most People Don't Know About Negotiating

Many of us often shy away from asking for more and better. More money. Better working arrangements. A larger team. Better access to material resources. Higher fees. Better prices.<p>Some of us are afraid to ask. Some of us, especially women, have been taught not to ask—we’ve been taught to be …

5 Things You Need To Stop Comparing | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Are you currently indulging in this very ironic activity where you constantly think of other people and their lives instead of your own?<p>That sounds …

How To Stop Self Sabotage In It’s Tracks | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Ahhh, self sabotage. I’m very familiar with this particular rabbit hole. There are so many ways to engage in it, it’s mind-bending. Relationships, …

How to Improve Your Personal Awareness | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The one person above all else, whose opinion counts more than anything, and who should know you better than anyone else, is yourself. Most people …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Who You Are And Who You Think You Are | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

There is a difference between who you are and your IDEA of who you are. Furthermore, there is a GIGANTIC difference between the person you are …

Explore And Refute Inner Negativity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The battle with inner negativity can be very real and damaging. It can cause one to lose hope and happiness. If you find yourself in a negative way, …

yoga | Women's Health

These yoga panties will follow you through your vinyasa.<p>Plus, everything else JoAnna Garcia carries in her gym bag.<p>It will work wonders for your digestion.<p>It's referred to as "black magic" by devotees.<p>If you had to choose one...<p>Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>​It’s a crime …

Do You Understand Depth of Field?

Understanding depth of field is essential for any photographer who wants to move past the beginner stage. Using depth of field well gives you great …

Landscape Photography

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 …

7 Ways To Win At Making First Impressions | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We’ve all blown first impressions before and we’re still standing. That means they aren’t important, right?<p>Wrongo-mania.<p>First impressions often times</b> …

7 Ways Structure Your Day to Maximize Fulfillment and Productivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

1. Begin your day with a goal in mind. Take time to think about your passion and purpose. <b>Write down your goal</b> for the day. On the line below it, …

What If I Told You There's No Such Thing as Failure? | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>We live in a world in which we’ve been taught that we’re constantly being judged.</b><p>From the moment we begin to understand language we’re taught that …

Cure ADHD with Behavioral Modification

When I was young, people around me called those who interrupted in class and never did their homework, “lazy”. To lessen the sting from that horrible …

Albert Einstein

Hate Awkward Silences? 10 Essential Tips To Be a Great Conversationalist

For the original full-length article by Celestine: Art of Conversing: Do You Meet these 10 Rules of a Great Conversationalist?<p>Are you a good …

The 5 Greatest Personal Development Strategies That Actually Work | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

There are <i>thousands</i> of different strategies and ideas on how to improve your life.<p>But how are you supposed to know what really works? By these three …

York University

How to Be Amazingly Good at Asking Questions

“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” ― Voltaire<p>Are you being judged by your questions? Not moving forward in your career, …

Self-help

The Science of Self-Control: Can You Increase Your Willpower? | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Does any of this sounds familiar:<p>You want to become an early riser, but once your alarm clock goes off, you hit the snooze button, and go back to …

Self Control