Matt Villalovos

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37 Side Hustle Ideas | The Art of Manliness

This month, Tyler Tervooren did a great two-part series for us on some of the basic principles of starting a successful side hustle.<p>Today, I want to …

How to Build Your Net Worth | The Art of Manliness

Do you feel like you’re not getting ahead with your finances? That no matter how hard you work or how much extra money you earn, you’re still in the …

6 Reasons You Should Own a Survival Bow & Arrow | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>I am a big fan of the bow and arrow for a variety of …

How a Car's Drivetrain Works | The Art of Manliness

Welcome back to Gearhead 101 — a series on the basics of how cars work for the automotive neophytes out there.<p>In our first article in the series, we …

How to Layer Clothing For Men | The Art of Manliness

Are you bewildered by talk of “layering” in menswear?<p>Don’t worry — most men are.<p>The goal of this article is to help fix that.<p>So let’s start out …

How to Be Assertive | The Art of Manliness

<i>Your boss consistently asks you at the last minute to come into work on the weekend. You say “yes” every time even though you have family plans. You</i> …

How to Make Great Coffee | The Art of Manliness

Few rituals in my life are as consistent or as enjoyable as slowly and meticulously brewing my wife and I fresh coffee every morning. While most …

How to Develop Situational Awareness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a scene at the beginning of <i>The Bourne Identity</i> where the film’s protagonist is sitting in a diner, trying to figure out who he is and why he …

Self Defense

How to Cut Toxic People Out of Your Life | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from AJ Harbinger.</i><p>There’s an old myth that frogs will pull down other frogs trying to escape a pot of boiling …

How to Date a Woman Who’s Out Of Your League

Use this simple strategy to snag a perfect 10<p>Sometimes it pays to be in the friend zone: Getting to know her before asking her out could make you seem more attractive, suggests research from the University of Texas at Austin.<p>In the study, judges rated couples who started dating soon after they met …

How Lean Can You Get? | Men's Health

2. There’s heroin-addict lean, achieved most notably by Iggy Pop during the early seventies…and mysteriously retained for decades after he quit using drugs.<p>3. There’s marathon-runner lean, which is a lot healthier than the first two but probably not what you had in mind when you clicked on this …

Tough Fitness Challenges That Test Your Strength and Mobility

But I also like physical trials that have additional benefits beyond just kicking your ass. Below are two such challenges: the z-press test and the bodyweight squat test.<p>They not only challenge you physically and mentally, but they also improve your mobility and shoulders and hips, and increase …

Extreme Endurance Circuit Workout

(For a full program that combines strength and conditioning training to attack your spare tire, check out <b>The Anarchy Workout</b>. One guy lost 18 pounds of fat in just 6 weeks.)<p>And since all the exercises in this circuit are unilateral—or one-sided—you’ll also prevent muscle imbalances and increase …

Circuit Week 2015! The Lethal Legs Workout

Use this 6-exercise circuit to create a stronger, more athletic lower body<p>Few guys love lower-body workouts. Because, well, they’re hard. But it’s hard not to love the results they provide.<p>So if you’re smart, you do them anyway, since training your wheels helps you fill out your jeans, makes you …

Upper-Body Circuit Workout

No upper-body muscle will be left untrained during this circuit workout from B.J. Gaddour, C.S.C.S., <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director.<p>“You’ll move between various pushing and pulling patterns for complete development of your arms, shoulders, chest, and back,” Gaddour says. “And you’ll finish with some …

Tips to Get Absolutely Shredded | Men's Health

How’d Montgomery do it? He put together the dream team.<p>The trainer: Alex Viada, a mutant of fitness hailing from North Carolina. He deadlifts 700 pounds, runs ultra marathons, and has coached over 400 athletes, from special forces soldiers to Ironman triathletes.<p>The nutritionist: Trevor Kashey, …

Health Tips for Getting a Tattoo

(For 2,000 more tips on how to live your best life, check out The Better Man Project, the new book by the editor in chief of <i>Men’s Health</i>.)<p><b>Your skin condition might mess up a tattoo</b><br>Skin disorders such as psoriasis and eczema can cause serious problems. “Patients with psoriasis are at risk of …

The Best Upper-Body Exercise for Men | Men's Health

And if you do the exercise alongside the squat and deadlift, you have everything you need for a basic total-body training system.<p>No other exercise comes close to offering that many advantages.<p>If you already have the overhead press in your workout, great. But I bet you don’t have it programmed like …

What is Everyday Carry (EDC)? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This guest post from Bernard Capulong originally appeared at Everyday Carry.</i><p>There’s a bit of a cult community on the internet …

Self Defense

Build Explosiveness with This Strength and Power Fitness Challenge

Just How Strong, Fast, and Powerful are You?<p>Find out with this 5-minute power pair challenge<p>This challenge uses a one-two punch of strength and power movements. You’ll perform two pairs of exercises—the bench press and plyo pushup, and the goblet squat to press and jump squat. Each pair consists of …

10 Badass Kettlebell Swings

Take your swing to an all-new level with these variations<p>Experts love the kettlebell swing.<p>They’re low-impact on the joints. They have a similar aerobic and metabolic impact to running for the same period of time. And they work the often-neglected but big calorie-burning muscles that run along the …

Workouts

Lose Belly Fat With Just Two Exercises | Men's Health

That’s right: When asked to create a super-effective, calorie-torching routine, Cosgrove gave us a workout that had readers do only a dumbbell swing and a squat thrust.<p>This confused some folks, who wondered, “How can you lose fat with just two exercises?”<p>Cosgrove’s response: “Running is just one …

How to Stop Sweating So Much

Summer is worthless if you spend it cooped up inside. So here are seven ways to stay cooler, drier, and sweat-free this season.<p>(And for more ways to live a healthier life, check out <b>The Better Man Project</b>, the new book from the Editor in Chief of Men’s Health. It comes packed with more than 2,000 …

Why Every Man Should Go To A Barber Shop | The Art of Manliness

For the past few months, I’ve been having my haircut at various barbershops. For most of my life, I went to unisex salons that reeked of perm …

Finance Goals For Your 20s | The Art of Manliness

You’ll sometimes hear these days that 30 is the new 20, and the importance of moving towards career, relationship, and finance goals in your twenties …

How to Get Started Woodburning | The Art of Manliness

Pyrography — derived from the Greek <i>pur</i> (fire) and <i>graphos</i> (writing) — has been around since fire itself. While there isn’t hard evidence, it’s quite …

On the Seventh Day, We Unplug: How and Why to Take a Tech Sabbath | The Art of Manliness

In 2012, the average American consumed 13.6 hours of media each day. By 2015, that number is expected to rise to 15.5. These figures include media …

Nature's Fat Burners

Joy Ronson

Nature

10 powdered foods and drinks you never knew existed but need to start using

1. Peanut butter<p>Great with smoothies, oatmeal, and yogurt; try PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter.<p>2. Cacao<p>Sprinkle over fruit and yogurt; try Cacao Navitas …

6 Unconventional Supplements

<b>6 Unconventional Supplements</b> No matter what fitness goal you’re aiming for, there’s a supplement out there designed to help you achieve it faster. …

Nutrition