Tyler Bowden

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Correcting Low Original Gravity in All Grain Brewing

8 comments<p>Have you ever missed your original gravity (OG) target when brewing all grain beer? Its not an uncommon problem for beer brewers, …

Drink Like a Man

This winter, do yourself a favor: Learn to love scotch<p>Gentlemen, we live in the age of vodka. Yes, vodka: the spirit that aspires to be like water. No offense to vodka drinkers, but if you ordered booze that tasted like something, maybe you wouldn’t need to put cranberry juice in it. Meanwhile, the …

Whiskey

DIY: Lighted Pipe Shelving

<i>Doing It Yourself isn’t always the easiest or cheapest option, but odds are you won’t find anything more satisfying than finishing a DIY project with</i> …

Wood Burning Sauna DIY

Introduction: Wood Burning Sauna DIY<p>This is my first Instructable but I have used so many for ideas and love the community input!<p>I live in downstate …

Large Rotisserie Pit BBQ

Introduction: Large Rotisserie Pit BBQ<p>Once a year we gather for a Thanksgiving feast with 3 or 4 turkeys cooked on a spit. Last year we rented a …

Woodworking

HomeMade Modern EP36 Ironbound Bookcase

This DIY bookshelf project has a nice rustic, modern look and is easily created from angle irons and 2x10s.<p>SUPPLIES:<p>Two 2x10 (8' long) <i><br>Available at</i> …

DIY Dining Room Open Shelving

Over year ago I wrote a post about how I wanted to add a big wall of shelving to our dining room. And for over a year, I’ve been patiently waiting …

The Exercise You Need to Do If You Sit at a Desk All Day

Tight hip flexors can lead to things like back pain and bad exercise form. Here's how to fix them<p>You probably often hear gripes about tight hip flexors at the gym. They're not uncommon, especially if you sit at a desk all day.<p>"When you sit, your legs are parked at a 90-degree angle from your hips …

Workouts

How to Increase Testosterone Naturally | The Art of Manliness

At last we’ve reached the final post of Testosterone Week and based on the comments from you all, this is the post you’ve been most looking forward …

A First Look at the Beautiful New Furniture IKEA's Bringing To the U.S.

I'll admit it: I love what IKEA's been up to lately. They're making high-tech however affordable desks. They're reissuing simple but sophisticated …

Banish Your Belly BEFORE the Holidays

Drop pounds before the ball drops to get ahead of the game in 2015<p>The last few weeks of 2014 will be filled with family, friends, and festivities—but especially food. Rather than kick off the New Year carrying a belly like Santa’s, you should charge full speed into the holiday-eating season by …

Workouts

The High-Intensity Cardio Workout That's Easy on Your Knees

This low-impact routine will have a major impact on your calorie burn<p>If anyone knows how hard it is to lose weight while combating knee pain it's BJ Gaddour. He's a longtime <i>Men's Health</i> training advisor and the creator of <i>Bodyweight Cardio Burners,</i> a high-intensity fitness DVD that will give you the …

Exercise

The Strength Program That Will Get You the Best Results of Your Life

It's the simplest way to maximize your gains<p>Tamio "Tommy" Kono, the legendary Olympic weightlifting champion and Mr. Universe, has an interesting way of looking at training. Imagine you have a test tube filled with your workout ability, he says. Each time you train, you should spill out just a …

Workouts

Don't Ever Get Locked Out of the House Again

Eternal shame isn’t the only reason to bypass the locksmith. The Federal Trade Commission warns that some locksmiths lack professional training, and many states don’t require formal licensing<p>Slam! Click. Ohhh, crap. Now you need back in—fast. Sure, you could call a locksmith, if you have an hour to …

Licensing

Build This Cardboard Throwing Star, Become a DIY Ninja

John Austin, author of Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction: Build and Master Ninja Weapons (out Sept. 2), walks you through the project.<p>John Austin, author of <i>Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction: Build and Master Ninja Weapons</i> (out now), walks you through the project. <b>RELATED: How to Make Magazine …

Crafting

The 4-Move Fat-Loss Workout That Will Destroy Your Gut

Find just 30 minutes for this metabolism-revving routine<p>Do this 30 minute workout, and your metabolism will shoot through the roof for hours afterward. Using just your bodyweight, you'll go fast for one minute intervals, blasting fat and calories at a blazing pace. In fact, this type of workout …

Workouts

The Running Test You Should Be Able to Pass

It’s simple, but by no means easy. How do you stack up compared to the average guy?<p>Back in grade school, you ran one mile for the President's Challenge Physical Fitness Test to show how aerobically fit you were. As an adult, you’re lucky if sprinting on the basketball court or chasing your kids …

Maple Ridge

New and noted: Motorcycle Jackets

Motorcycle gear with classic styling is no longer a niche. It’s edging up the bestseller lists, and the mainstream brands are scrambling to catch up.<p>It’s as though we’re returning to the (perceived) golden days of the 1960s and 1970s. That means simple aesthetics, clean lines and traditional …

Why True Blood Actors Are So Freaking Ripped

Find out how the male stars keep their bodies shredded and camera-ready from season to season<p>This Sunday night on HBO, <i>True Blood</i> enters its seventh and final season. Over the years, fans have come to expect certain things from the show—graphic sex, fangs, short skirts, and Ryan Kwanten's abs.<p>In …

Fitness

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

The Secret to Hollywood Abs

You, too, can have an action-hero six-pack—but only if you want it bad enough<p>When any new action film comes out, men start asking how the guys got into that great of shape. The women will ask: “How did Linda Hamilton get her arms?” The answer is the same for both discussions: Discipline.<p>Discipline …

Fitness

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Workouts

Score a Beach-Ready Body by the Fourth of July

Want a body you're proud to show off shirtless this holiday? Then cap off your workouts with this 3-move fat-shredding finisher<p>You're proud to say you're an American. But this Fourth of July, be proud to go shirtless, too. From now until the Fourth, tack a three-move metabolic finisher to the end …

Workouts

2 Lung-Busting Swim Workouts You Have to Try

The intense heart-rate pumping and the persistent burn in your muscles will broaden your shoulders and whittle your waistline for the chiseled look of a champion<p>We've already covered how swimming can help you build a <b>long, lean, V-shaped torso</b>. But if you find your trips up and down the lap lane a …

Swimming

The Pushup That Will Make Your Muscles Burn!

Harness the power of tempo training to skyrocket your muscular endurance<p>Pumping out pushups at warp speed may make you feel invincible, but slowing them down has big benefits. "The tempo pushup—which involves moving slowly up and down without pausing—keeps your muscles under tension longer," says …

Workouts

Mspa Inflatable Hot Tub

Sure, there are plenty of decent ways to eliminate stress after a tough day — you could head out for happy hour, knock down a few pins at the bowling …

The Summer Body-Fat Shredder

Try this fat-blasting, 100-rep challenge to test your endurance and your willpower<p>Since Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer, this weekend's two-move challenge is designed to jack up your heart rate and incinerate calories—and help make sure you're ready for "judgment day." (The first …

Workouts

How to Get Guns In 60 Seconds

Harness the power of negative training to amplify muscle growth, crank up your metabolism, and fast-track your gains in the gym<p>You lift weights, sure, but you’ve probably never paid much attention to lowering them.<p>So start now: Eccentric training, which involves focusing on the lowering (or …

Muscle

Ask Alex: Craft Beer On A Budget

“Thinking about drinking, with your wallet AND your stomach.”<p>“I need some beer recommendations. I’m also poor. Do you have an beers you would …

Beer