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Weekend Project: How to Build a Rustic Headboard with Built-In Hidden Storage

Weekend project? On a Thursday? Yep, and for two reasons: one, I'll be out of town tomorrow, doing a weekend intensive course and dive program to get …

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 bro doing curls in the …

The best jump-rope workout

14 Ways to Weightlift

Weightlifting isn’t as cut and dry as just picking things up and putting them down, or lifting as heavy as possible. Weightlifting is a science, and …

Muscle

Trainer Q&A: Why Does My Shoulder Crack and Pop?

Mark Barroso

The best suspension-trainer workout for your abs

milan2099 / Getty<p>milan2099 / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>For most of us, traveling and time constraints don’t end with the holiday …

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Men's Health & Fitness Tips, Advice

Amazing DIY Table + Free Downloadable Plans

23 Comments<p>Fiona and Doug of Cartolina just finished an amazing DIY table and office expansion to accomodate their new shipping and distribution …

Make Any Exercise Harder

Build balance and muscle with these two challenging variations you can apply to almost any standing exercise<p>If you want to make an exercise harder, add weight. If you want to make your whole body work harder while performing an exercise, change your stance. "Altering the way you place your feet on …

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Ted Ligety's Gold Medal-Winning Workout

'The key to speed is strength,' he says—and a key to his strength is this brutal circuit<p>If the key to skiing fast were pointing your tips downhill and letting gravity do the rest, then physics says that the heaviest man would win. Ted Ligety, Giant Slalom gold medal winner for Team USA, proves that …

The Cocktail Every Man Should Be Drinking This Winter

Some guys have their go-to libation: no matter the time, no matter the place, they want this beer or that drink, and the matter really isn't up for …

5 Habits Holding You Back in the Gym

Fuse / ThinkstockGetting yourself to the gym is a great start, but what you do while you're there can help (or hurt) your progress. Avoid these …

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Build Your Own Simple Shed From Scratch

A few key tools, $1500 in materials, and three days' worth of sweat equity turned what could have been a pedestrian building project into a sturdy—and stylish—8 x 6–foot shed.<p>A few key tools, $1500 in materials, and three days' worth of sweat equity turned what could have been a pedestrian building …

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11 DIY Dining Tables to Dine in Style

Many people’s lives revolve around food, entertaining, and sitting down to a wonderful nightly family dinner. So why should your dining table, the …

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Squats, Presses, and Deadlifts: Why Gyms Don't Teach the Only Exercises You Need | Lifestyle

How I Finally Got Muscle to Grow - Phase 1

I started my weightlifting journey as a pencil-thin 16 year-old from the shallow end of the bodybuilding gene pool. During my first few years I …

The Best Core-Building Exercise You've Never Tried

Bored of the plank? Then challenge your core muscles and shred your abs with this all-new version of the exercise<p>From hitting golf balls to conquering a max deadlift, a chiseled midsection makes you stronger in everything you do. That's why most effective workout plans include the plank. The …

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Build a Legendary Lower Body

Boost your athletic performance with this punishing quad challenge<p>The bodyweight squat might not seem like a daunting exercise—until you make it explosive. By adding a jump to your go-to squat variations—like the bodyweight squat, split squat, and stagger-stance squat—you can dial up the …

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The Secret to Maintaining a Rocking Sex Life Well Into Your 60s

Your future depends on it—seriously<p>Here's a pretty awesome reason to add an orgasm to your iCal: Women who rank sex as "important" in their lives are more likely to stay sexually active over time, according to a recent study published in <i>JAMA Internal Medicine</i>.<p><b>MORE:</b> What Sex After 40 is Really …

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Meditations on the Joy of Craft

When I was little I loved dollhouses. Tiny things, especially tiny houses, filled me with indescribable joy. So I saved up my money and bought the …

3 Ways to Grow as a Woodworker, from 3 People Who Have Done it

Method #3 (see below)!<p>When you think about it, everything we do here at Popular Woodworking is about growth and development. We are in the business …

So simple! I would like several of them, all built into the same corner, but different asymmetrical shapes and sizes. This might call for brightly colored paint. Generally I hate painting over wood grain, but this might be an exception. What do you think? To paint, or not to paint?

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Handcrafted Furniture by Jeff Martin Joinery

Vancouver-based Jeff Martin began by building wooden surfboards. After his future wife suggested he build some furniture for their house, he took the …