Adrian Escamilla

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Push Up Workout | 6 Push-Up Exercise Variations For Chest Growth

Push ups are a staple exercise in any chest workout, home workout, or body weight workout. But when it comes to training at home, or on the move, its …

Bodyweight Exercise

10 Weird L.A. Places Everyone Should Visit Once (VIDEO)

<b>1. The Proud Bird</b><p>The Proud Bird isn't a hip take on retro flights. The LAX-adjacent restaurant dates back to 1967 and its focus is on the aviation …

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

Barcelona<p>Few cities in the world boast more delightful narrow, winding alleyways or secret, hidden squares than Barcelona. Here are the ones you …

Boston

Blacksmith forges Minecraft diamond sword from steel

In the world of Minecraft, you can buy a sword from a villager blacksmith or craft one yourself. Armorer Tony Swatton chose to make one for himself. A real one.<p>Armorer Tony Swatton wasn't content to stop at ax-sharp Batarangs. Nope, he had to go and forge a Minecraft diamond sword in his blazing …

How to Forge a Sword in Fire

We hung out with the smiths behind History's Forged in Fire and lived to tell the tale.<p>A crusader broadsword arced into a raw cow femur, clacking as it impacted. The bone, horizontal on a rack in the back room of a Brooklyn studio, weathered four additional blows before it cracked apart as the …

Shooting Sports

Blacksmithing 101: How to Make a Forge and Start Hammering Metal

Order an anvil and let the sparks fly.<p><b>What We Used ///</b> Ridgid Peddinghaus Model 12 anvil: Strike hot metal on this 275-pound anvil and it rings like a bell.<p>PM editors Roy Berendsohn (left) and Mike Allen (right) have framed houses and built race cars--but forge steel in the garage? That was …

Woodworking

Business Casual - A Man's Guide To Dressing Office Cool

<b>The workplace is becoming increasingly casual (we’re blaming you and those damn Adidas sandals, Zuckerberg), but that doesn’t mean you should look</b> …

Men's Fashion

Drone Photos Take You Right Inside Bulgaria's Spooky Sunken Church

Meet haunting beauty at its finest.<p>These breathtaking drone photos capture St. Ivan Rilski, a partially-submerged church near Bulgaria's Zhrebchevo Dam. The church was part of a village that flooded to the point of disappearance when Bulgaria's communist regime built the dam nearby in 1965.<p>When …

The Best Brunches In Los Angeles

<i>If you've been scared off of the brunch time ritual due to reading books like "Kitchen Confidential," fear not; while it used to be that brunch was</i> …

Breakfast

Two Kettlebell Exercises Every Man Should Master

Transform your workout—and your body—with these power moves<p>Kettlebells are finally gaining traction outside of Eastern Europe. Nowadays, men in gyms across America are using them in their daily routine. But it can still be tricky to figure out when you should swap your dumbbells or barbells for a …

How To Pack A Picnic Like A Boss

It's officially springtime here in L.A., which means it's time to bust out a blanket and a picnic basket and get ready for some outdoor dining. …

Where to Get Picnic Provisions This Summer Around LA

22 Most-Anticipated Summer Restaurant Openings Around the U.S.

Plan Check Chef Hits Home Run for 'Burger Month'

With National Hamburger Month already under way this May, chefs around town are really getting creative and stepping up their burger game. While the folks are Morel's French Steakhouse & Bistro are busy with their very own Burgerfest, and it's always a burger extravaganza at Myke's Café in …

Burgers

This Farmers Market Lets You Try Booze While You Shop

If Thursdays find you thirsty, check out the opening night of the Sunset Strip Market featuring Craft Beers, Wines and Local Farmers this week. The …

Brazil

The Best Weekend Getaways For Angelenos

<i>When you're itching to get out of L.A., but you don't have the time or funds to commit to something major, a quick weekend getaway is the way to go.</i> …

15 Great Places to Drink Craft Beer in LA, Spring 2014

This newcomer in burgeoning Highland Park takes the standard sports bar and ups it a few notches with classic bites done well and a solid craft beer list that won't leave many hop heads wanting. Run by two former managers at Father's Office and owned by one of the founders of FO on the Westside, …

Beer

3 Fat-Blasting Cardio Combos You Must Try

Do these drills once, and they’ll forever change the way you think about cardio<p>Looks like Punxsutawney Phil was right: Temperatures have plummeted outside, and we’re facing another six weeks of winter. But you don’t have to brave the icy weather or grind away on a treadmill to get in your cardio …

The Ultimate Total-Body Move

Strengthen your core—and just about every other muscle—with the half Turkish getup<p>The half Turkish getup might fall into the category of "core exercise," but it's far from an isolation move. "It works everything—your shoulders, hips, back, core, arms, and so many other muscles you never even think …

Bolster Your Shoulders

Put your strength to the test—and grow bigger—with the ultimate overhead exercise<p>Boulder shoulders are reason enough to add the dumbbell shoulder press to your weekly routine. But the benefits don't stop there. "It hits just about every muscle in your torso," says Tyler English, C.P.T., P.E.S., …

The New Way to Crank Your Fat Burners

Work this new approach into your strength-training effort to earn better results<p>It's proven that stronger people usually have less body fat—with minimal fat in the belly, especially. These people are lean not because they were "born that way" or weigh less, but because they have more muscle mass …

The 7% body-fat diet

We're gonna go ahead and estimate that the average gym-going dude probably has about 15% body fat. That's well within healthy levels, but it’s not …