Carl Townsend

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Get Your Girl To Lift

Killing the Bulky Myth<p>It's hard for a lot of us to fathom: Women who avoid weights because they don't want to get "bulky." With so much information …

How Couples Misunderstand Each Other

A heart-breaking experience of counseling couples is seeing good people suffer due to the entirely avoidable <i>illusion of sameness.</i><p>In the illusion of …

Best Backpacking Trails In The Continental U.S.

(credit: Randy Yagi)<p>Most every trail in America has its own unique set of natural beauty and spectacular vistas. But some are much more special than …

21 Best Ways to Prevent and Cure Sore Muscles

Your muscles make every pullup, press, jump, crunch, run, squat, and curl possible. But after a brutal workout, taking a single step can feel like …

The Most Amazing Airbnb Rentals in Every State

We're talking about some of the best prices and most spectacular locations ever.<p>You could go down the rabbit hole of endless listings, or you could start with the top pick in your destination of choice. These highly-rated getaways won't disappoint.

Rocky Mountain Maps | NPMaps.com - just free maps, period.

If you’re looking for a Rocky Mountain map, you’ve come to the right place; currently I’ve collected <b>33 free Rocky Mountain National Park maps</b> to view …

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Science often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to satisfy your curiosity on subjects ranging from computer …

Simple brain hack from Harvard can stop you forgetting important tasks

But Harvard University has uncovered a simple ‘brain hack ’ to bring back those forgotten to-do lists - the mental equivalent of tying a piece of …

What to eat before and after every kind of workout

Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s healthy on a regular basis is not necessarily a good choice for the race course, or even for a workout,” explained Barbara Lewin, RD, a sports …

The 10 Best Natural Tinders You Can Find In a Forest, and How to Use Them

Whether you’re lost and cold in the wild, or just need some help starting your campfire, these natural tinder options are what you need.<p>In this video …

5 Training Tips For Bigger Calves

If you’re not doing these things during a calf raise, you’re not maximizing your gains<p>For <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour, the calf struggle is real.<p>Men with calves that sit high up on their lower leg—like Gaddour’s do—have trouble making the muscles appear bigger, no matter how much time …

Workouts

How to delete Snapchat account

If any messaging service represents the meaning of “carpe diem”, it must be Snapchat. This application is known for its temporary nature. Messages, pictures and videos will disappear forever some seconds after the recipient takes a look at them. And just as your messages dissolve in a heart beat, …

Social Media

These Little Known Rules of the Road Help You Drive Smarter

If you’re going to drive, you have to follow the rules, and most of us are familiar with the basics. However, there are a handful of lesser-known …

The Art of Making a Hugelkultur Garden Bed for Years of Fertility

Today, in the age of permaculture and the reinvigorating force of home food production, hugelkultur or “mound culture” can be a great way to increase …

Gardening

11 Tips from Chefs for Cooking Perfect Eggs

Eggs are readily available, relatively cheap, and full of healthy protein and amino acids. Although it may seem easy and straightforward to cook …

Camping Hack: The Deadman Anchor

Have you ever tried to secure tent guylines in sand, loose soil, or snow? Well, it’s a major pain—the ground just isn’t firm enough to keep stakes in …

10 Great Tips for Effective Presentations

If you are going to be speaking in front of others, you need to know what it takes to give effective presentations.

Scrawny to Brawny: How to Build Strength and Muscle When You're Skinny

You've heard the names:<p><i>"Chicken Legs."</i><p>"<i>Toothpick."</i><p>Maybe you're one of the often overlooked minority of athletes who needs to gain weight to keep up …

How to create an untraceable new identity

My machine is inextricably linked to who I am. All of us are in the same existential mess. Your identity is now part of your smartphone and laptop. …

The 20-Minute 'No Excuses' Navy SEAL Bodyweight Workout

Don't have time to work out? Lack access to equipment, machines or the right gym? L<p>You will not get a pass from Brad McLeod, a former Navy SEAL who's …

The hidden psychology of failure

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Words of wisdom heralded throughout our upbringing, to be sure. But is there any scientific proof that successive failure is positive and propels innovation forwards?<p>Tom Pohlmann, head of strategy and value at Mu Sigma, a decision science and data …

Innovation

A Website to Help You Find Products That Will Last Forever

Before the post-World War II economic boom brought affordable consumer goods to the American masses, people did a lot less shopping. There weren’t …

Shopping

How to Be Wiser Than Most People

When I studied social psychology in grad school, I loved that the insights I was gathering related directly to my own life and to the lives of people …

7 Psychological Equations to Empower Your Life and Mind

You can either be at the <i>effect</i> (powerless) of your life or act as the <i>cause</i> (in power) of it. Your internal belief system about yourself and how you envision your life is the most important predictor of your success or failure. In order to train yourself to be geared towards what you envision you …

Electricity Basics: Resistance, Inductance & Capacitance

Electronic circuits are integral parts of nearly all of the technological advancement in our lives today. Television, radio, phones and computers …

The Best Ways to Convince Seven Different Internet and Phone Companies to Lower Your Bill

This month, we’ve challenged you to haggle your bills so you can save cash all year long. There are some tried and true negotiating tactics that …