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Developing a Strong Grip Is One Secret to Getting Stronger Overall

Grip strength is an often overlooked and underappreciated aspect of strength training. After all, you use your grip for things like picking up and …

Exercise

17 Books To Drop Everything and Read Right Now

Now that fall is here, the idea of wrapping up in a comfy fleece blanket with a cup of cider and a good book is all-encompassing. From lesser-known …

Books

7 seemingly harmless habits that can DEMOLISH your marriage

We all have our little quirks and traits that create our personalities. When it comes to marriage, there are thousands of little factors that affect …

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ISPs

How to shave off 5% body fat if you’re at 15%

If you’re clocking in at 15% body fat, you’ve already earned a gold star when it comes to healthy habits. Unless you’re an endurance athlete who …

Fitness

30 Day Wedding Workout Plan: Calorie Plans

*This is it... The final countdown to your big day. And along with settling those last few details — figuring out where to seat your eccentric Uncle Carl, firming up the flowers — you're likely also making one last push to make sure the body that will be wearing that gorgeous white gown looks as …

16 Homemade Trail Mixes For Very Happy Snacking

After realizing how easy it is to make your own trail mix, you'll ditch the store-bought kind for good. Infinitely tastier and healthier, DIY trail mix allows you to precisely measure everything that goes into it and customize it to your preference. These trail mixes make for the perfect desk-side …

How Far Apart Should Your Feet Be When You Squat? | Men's Health

If you move your feet closer together, the emphasis shifts to your outer quads. This stance also tends to be more challenging, he says, because your squat will start higher up, forcing you to move through a greater range of motion during the exercise.<p>Move your feet farther apart for a slightly …

Bulgarian Split Squats 21s | Men's Health

But why should your biceps get all the love? Use 21s with Bulgarian split squats to give your legs an incredible workout.<p>Here’s how to do it: Perform the following rep scheme on one leg without stopping.<p>1. 7 bottom-half reps<br>2. 7 top-half reps<br>3. 7 full reps<p>Once you hit 21 reps, perform the couch …

Interval Training for Beginners - Level 1

If you're new to exercise, you've probably heard about interval training, a method of training that has you pushing out of your comfort zone for a …

The 500-Rep Unloaded Barbell Challenge | Men's Health

<b>Related:</b> THE 21-DAY METASHRED—an All-New Body-Shredding Fitness and Diet Program From <i>Men’s Health</i><p>1. Hip thrust<br>2. Floor press<br>3. Zercher squat<br>4. Bent-over row<br>5. Overhead press<br>6. Biceps curl<br>7. Alternating forward lunge<br>8. High pull<br>9. Power punch<br>10. Pogo hop<p>Time how long the workout takes you. Progress …

How to Break Your Cell Phone Addiction | Men's Health

How do you know if your iPhone habit is actually an addiction? <br>A telltale sign, Lapierre says, is that you keep scrolling even when you know you should put your phone down. Like when you’re driving, having dinner with your family, or having sex—a recent Harris Interactive survey finds that one in …

Parenting Is First About My Sin

The single greatest lesson I’m learning in six years of parenting twin boys — and now eighteen months with a daughter — is that parenting is first …

Get a Full Body Kettlebell Workout With These Exercises

Kettlebells are a fun alternative to dumbbells, and their unique shape allows you to do some things that aren’t practical with other kinds of …

DIY - Stone Fire Pit for Your Garden - Quiet Corner

Heat up your backyard with the addition of a stone fire pit.<p>Materials<p>string<br>• spray paint<br>• landscape fabric<br>• mortar<br>• stone<br>• concrete<br>• rebar<br>• fire brick<br>• black stove …

The 3 Best Exercises For Building Bigger, Stronger Quads | Men's Health

Steve Sanford<p><b>Barbell Front Squat</b><br>Squatting with the weight in front provides a counterbalance that helps you keep your trunk upright, shifting the load onto your quads.<p>Go harder: Elevate your heels by wearing Olympic lifting shoes or by placing them on weight plates. Do 5 sets of 5 with a weight …

The Shadowboxing Workout That Will Leave You a Sweaty Mess | Men's Health

Shadowboxing challenges your speed and power, while skyrocketing your heart rate and spurring fat loss.<p>Plus, it allows you to rack up high reps without the resistance of a bag to slow you down, so you can go faster for longer.<p>Mix jabs, crosses, hooks, and uppercuts together in any pattern that you …

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day For a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could cram in more lifting?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip doing a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p>I …

Workouts

What to Eat Before and After a Workout

Chris Gallo<p>Before: Whole Wheat Toast with Sliced Banana and Cinnamon<p>When it comes to gearing up for workout, carbs are your gym BFF. The key is to …

A Ridiculously Long List Of Easy DIY Projects For Your Home

Channel your creative side with these totally easy DIY projects. From DIY life hacks to home decor ideas, we rounded up some of our favorite tutorials so you can get your craft on!<p>1. 15 Simple DIY Gifts For Everyone On Your List<p>Make the gift-giving process fun and affordable by DIY-ing a treat for …

Hacking

12 DIY Smokehouse Ideas

Having a smokehouse in the backyard can be a real advantage, as you can have freshly smoked meat and even preserve food at any time. You could argue …

BBQ

Home Automation with Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi has been very popular among hobbyists and educators ever since its launch in 2011. The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card-sized …

Raspberry Pi

Apple Researching Combined 2D/3D Glassesless Displays

Apple is looking into a way to provide both 3D and 2D images from the same display, without requiring any special ocular equipment like 3D glasses, according to a new patent application (via AppleInsider). The display would use gaze-tracking to serve specific images to viewers, and would be able to …

3D Printing

15 Books All 20 Somethings Should Read To Know More About The World

You have to read these 15 life changing books if you are in your twenties and want to change your views on life

Why You Should Try Barefoot Training

“If you look at the problems of the foot—hammer toes, achilles tendonitis, pronation, bunions—they’re all because of shoes,” he says. “When you stub your foot in a shoe all day, it makes your foot muscles, tendons, and ligaments weak. You lose mobility in your foot because it’s not moving over the …

Arduin-o-phone The DIY Arduino Mobile Phone

Ever fancied creating your very own Arduino mobile phone? If you have Adafruit published details on how to use the Arduino platform to create your …

Meet Ether, The Bitcoin-Like Cryptocurrency That Could Power The Internet Of Things

Plus, the devices will make money on their own.<p>At CES this past January, IBM researcher Veena Pureswaran described the company’s joint plan with Samsung to get home appliances to exchange cryptocurrency with one another. The currency, called Ether, is similar to bitcoin, except that the traded …

Blockchain