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12 Inspiring Quotes About Fear

Fear is universal: we have all experienced being held captive by our own terrors! The inspiring quotes below will help you the next time you are …

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30 Heartfelt Sympathy Messages to Alleviate Sorrow

Loss hurts like hell, and it’s something that each and every one of us will experience at some point in our lives. Everything that lives must also …

The 1,000-Rep Morning Metabolism Igniter

Light your fat-frying furnace for the entire day<p>Mornings are tough and morning workouts are tougher.<p>But the right routine is worth waking up for, especially if it allows you to crank out 1,000 reps in 30 minutes, like this one from Craig Ballantyne, MS, CTT, and editor of EarlyToRise.com.<p>“When you …

Essential Jeremiads: 16 Cultural Critiques Every Man Should Read | The Art of Manliness

Today we laid out an argument for why it’s vital for every man to regularly engage with hard-hitting jeremiads — a form of rhetoric that laments …

How to Build Your Mental Toughness: 4 Exercises Inspired by War | The Art of Manliness

Jeremy Hall knew his mission was on the verge of going to pieces.<p>The year was 2003, and the Iraq War had just begun. Hall was a member of a secretive …

"In a Far Country" by Jack London | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This week I shared my daily work routines and practices, amongst which is a ritual I use to get my mind ready to write. As part of</i> …

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How Long Should It Take to See Muscle Definition?

Because you’re dying to show off your workout results!<p><b>The question:</b> “When should I expect to see more defined muscles?”<p><b>The experts:</b> Jon-Erik Kawamoto, strength and conditioning specialist, owner of JKConditioning; Lee Boyce, C.P.T., owner of Boyce Training Systems<p><b>The answer:</b> Depending on how often …

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101 Greatest Running Tips

Fitspiration for your feet, courtesy of our friends at Runner’s World

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The 42 Healthiest Portable Snacks

Fight fruit fatigue with creative new ways to refuel on the go. (No fridge required!)<p><i>By Tara Fuller for Greatist</i><p>It can be tough to make healthy choices between meals—especially if you're out and about when hunger strikes. But despite the convenience of pre-packaged goodies like chips, many are …

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The Running Test You Should Be Able to Pass

It’s simple, but by no means easy. How do you stack up compared to the average guy?<p>Back in grade school, you ran one mile for the President's Challenge Physical Fitness Test to show how aerobically fit you were. As an adult, you’re lucky if sprinting on the basketball court or chasing your kids …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

What Does Your Pee Mean?

Stare into the toilet like a crystal ball—your urine could tell all<p>Centuries ago, doctors tasted their patients' urine to diagnose diabetes. If it was sweet, it meant the body wasn’t properly clearing away glucose. Fortunately, we have more advanced—and much less gross—medical tests available …

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The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

26 Ways to Feed Your Body for Results

The right food and drink to keep you fit<p>Sports nutrition is easy, if you’re a cartoon character. Take Popeye: The gravel-voiced sailorman would down a can of spinach, and next thing he knew he was shot-putting a bowling ball into the stratosphere. Try that at home and the only thing you’ll be …

Can You Survive the Kettlebell Swing Sweet 16?

These all-new variations of the classic move will strain your willpower and leave you drenched in sweat<p>March Madness is long gone, but here's an entirely different sweet 16 to occupy your time: 16 sadistic swing variations from BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <i>Men's Health</i> StreamFIT.<p>"The standard …

Lazar Angelov's New Workout Routine For Summer

Today Lazar Angelov is one of the best fitness models in the world and provides his services as a personal trainer to a huge number of clients. He …

Nail Every Goal You Set: The Best Advice You've Probably Never Heard

Whatever your fitness or performance goal—lose weight, build strength, run a faster 5K, you name it—establishing the right environment for yourself …

Ask The Ripped Dude: What's An Effective Bodyweight Workout?

I've written more than 100 fitness articles that have been published all over the world. My goal is to help you get in the best shape …

The No-Bull Guide to Bulking

Sean Hyson, C.S.C.S.

The 30 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Men

When you walk into a crowded gym and every single bench and machine is taken by a bigger, stronger guy—or, worse yet, by that guy doing curls in the …

5 Ways To Live Without Regret | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Regret is something everyone experiences at one point or another. It would be impossible to go through life without experiencing any regret at …

The Muscle-Burning Megacircuit

Intensify your workout with this lightning-fast, 6-minute routine<p>Between chatting, recovering, and watching <i>SportsCenter</i>, most men don't spend a lot of time actually exercising at the gym. "But if you want to get the best results from your workout, you need to maximize your time there," says David …