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Tolstoy’s Reading List: Essential Books for Each Stage of Life

Shortly after his fiftieth birthday, Leo Tolstoy succumbed to a deep spiritual crisis and decided to pull himself out by finding the meaning of life. He did so largely by reading voraciously across the world’s major philosophical and religious traditions, discovering great similarities in how they …

The Truth About Bulking

Is bulking up to gain muscle a good idea?<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>After a certain point, your ability to gain muscle is not going to speed up …

Mediterranean veggie burger

Add lentils to a sauce pot and cover with water. Boil and cook at a simmer for 20 minutes. Drain excess liquid and cool lentils completely.<p>Heat 2 …

Is the New 7-Minute Workout Better Than the Original?

Here’s a brief history of the evolving routine known as the 7-Minute Workout. Chris Jordan, director of exercise physiology at the Human Performance …

Top 10 Yoga Poses for Men

1. Mountain (Tadasana)<p><b>What it does:</b> Simple but effective, mountain pose builds a solid foundation for all other standing poses. It strengthens and …

The Hotel Body-Weight Workout

If you're a diehard workout warrior or take your training seriously, traveling can be your worst enemy at times. In these instances, fast-paced, …

The M&F “GFH” Diet

There is no “proven” laboratory formula for gaining quality muscle weight <i>but</i> the commonalities of every weight-gain nutrition regimen are the same: …

Nutrition

YouTube Exercise Vids You'll Actually Want to Do

There are people who love the gym. There’s equipment everywhere, trainers at the ready, group classes where you can learn fun gym-y things—it can …

Superhero vs. Villain Playlist

Crush your next workout with this good guy vs. bad guy inspired playlist. If the song is labeled "villain" it's one that will help unleash your inner …

Playless - Good Times (Original Mix)

Playless - Playcast Vol 1

La Roux - Let Me Down Gently (Playless Club Mix)

The best 20-minute total-body workout

Any guy who goes to the gym on a regular basis probably wonders, "What workout should I do?" more often than not.<p>But no matter what equipment you …

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Body-Weight Training Secrets

Order Your Body Is Your Barbell Today! <b></b><p><b>Secret 1: Dial In Your Diet</b><br>Body-weight training incentivizes an entirely different body type than weightlifting does. "With weight-lifting, the heavier you are, the more pounds you can lift—not because you have more muscle, but because the extra mass gives you …

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. …

8 Genius Ways to Use Veggies You Never Would Have Thought Of

Beat salad boredom with these beyond-creative veggie creations<p>Sick of your go-to veggie dishes? It’s time to switch it up! Get the spring back in your step the next time you hit the produce aisle with these crazy-smart ways to eat vegetables.<p>Roast The Whole Darn Thing<p>This whole-roasted cauliflower …

Sleigh Bells - Demons (Diplo Remix)

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Warm Up with Self Myofascial Release (SMR)

1 of 6<p>When looking for new ways to enhance your training routine, you’ll likely be drawn to cool new sets-and-reps schemes that promise shorter …

5 flexibility marks every man should hit

When it comes to desired physical characteristics, flexibility falls down the priority list, as most guys would much rather have killer abs and …

Workouts

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Habits Of My Heart

Meet the Women Leading a New Movement In R&B - PAPER

If there's one trend in music we've been consistently impressed with, it's indie's R&B; moment. (Or maybe that's R&B;'s indie moment.) Guys like The Weeknd, Frank Ocean and How to Dress Well and DJs and producers like Sango, Kaytranada and Ta-Ku are bringing '90s sounds back to the future with …

7 Reasons You're Not Getting Bigger

1 of 8<p>All beginners need to do to see gains in size and strength is show up at the gym consistently and train hard. But the more you train, the more …

Exercise

The Science of Our Warped Perception of Time, Animated

Why the same amount of time can seem to fly or slow to a crawl depending on the context.<p>In 2013, a mind-bending read on the psychology of why time slows down when we’re afraid, speeds up as we age, and gets warped when we’re on vacation became one of the year’s most popular articles. Now, …

Stewart Brand’s Reading List: 76 Books to Sustain and Rebuild Humanity

<i>UPDATE: The folks at the Long Now kindly invited me to contribute my own reading list — see it here</i>.<p>On the heels of Brian Eno’s reading list comes another installment in the Long Now Foundation’s effort to assemble 3,500 books most essential for sustaining or rebuilding humanity, as part of their …

The science and magic of pastry

Varying amounts of fat, flour and water in the recipe give the full spectrum of pastry, from delicate tenderness to brittle flakiness<p>If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe. <i>Carl Sagan</i><p>Most pies offer a degree of mystery: a top crust that fuels anticipation …