Matthew Howe

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The Cutting-Edge Ab Exercise You've Never Heard Of

Want a stronger core? Grab a resistance band and start writing your ABCs<p>If you want a stronger core, steal a lesson from kindergarteners: Practice your ABCs.<p>The Alphabet Band Belly Press requires you to draw the letters A to Z in front of your chest with an anchored resistance band. “It’s tougher …

You Won't Believe How Tough This 2-Move Workout Is

Most guys can’t make it through the entire challenge. Can you?<p>A few years ago, I discovered the two-move exercise combination I call The Eagle. I named it after the school’s mascot where I taught at the time. It pairs the farmer’s walk with the double-kettlebell front squat.<p>It’s simple on paper, …

8 Simple Ways to Make Your Marriage Last

From the experts who practice what they preach<p>Marriage isn't an exact science, but some guys do study it for a living. These psychologists, therapists, and counselors get paid to watch and analyze couples—and at the end of the day, they use what they've observed in the field to help their <i>own</i> unions …

The Simple Mind Trick That Will Help You Lose Weight

Find the motivation to eat healthy and go to the gym with this easy tip from a top trainer and fitness model<p>I recently published <b>an interview with Kyle Fields</b>on my site.<p>Kyle is a trainer at PEAK Performance in New York City, and also a fitness model. In this brief interview, Kyle talks about the key …

The Tough Workout That Will Leave You on Your Hands and Knees

Make your lungs and muscles burn with these 3 crawling drills<p>When it comes to improving conditioning and boosting upper-body strength, nothing beats the wrestling and football drill called the bear crawl.<p>It’s simple: Get down on all fours and lift your knees a couple of inches off the floor. Your …

9 Field-Tested Strategies to Reduce Stress

You don't need a zen retreat to escape the holiday crush. These simple strategies will help you relax, no matter how short on time you are.<p>10 Seconds: Laugh<p>Even just anticipating a chuckle is enough to relieve stress and elevate hormones that combat depression and boost immunity.<p>5 Minutes: 
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Should I Try Parkour?

<i>A:</i><p>You may have heard of Parkour as the butt of a joke. But it’s certainly having a moment. Parkour-specific gyms are popping up around the country, and the training discipline that involves getting from Point A to Point B as efficiently as possible—often by jumping, swinging, flipping, or …

25 Tiny Cabins We Long For

Cabin Envy Is Real #OutsideCabins<p>25 of our favorite hideouts submitted by our Instagram followers. Sometimes, we wish we never asked.<p>@ontippytoes: The prettiest @duntonhotsprings cabin<p>Ice shack #nofilter<p>The warden has a nice view from his stoop #explorebc #liveauthentic<p>Glaciology huts, Sentinal …

Ride Bikes, Drink Beer, Be Merry

Ride bikes, drink beer: this might be what our forefathers meant by “...the pursuit of happiness.”<p>Dale Katechis seems to think so. The founder of Oskar Blues, REEB Cycles, and the dude who started the craft beer-can revolution with his Dale’s Pale Ale has blended his passions for beer and bikes …