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Besta gets floored

<b>Materials:</b> White Besta frames, 7″ wide oil finished wide plank engineered oak flooring, 1/16″ X 3/4″ hot rolled steel, 1 1/4″ finish nails, 6 170 …

Red Bull TurBull Encabulator

The third Red Bull Creation event, which we’ve previously covered, is coming up on June 12th. The 72-hour live collaborative hacking competition will take place in Brooklyn, NY, like it did in 2011. Last year, Red Bull streamed live video of the builds from various locations; a few of the projects, …

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<b>Materials:</b> Tjusig Shoerack x 3, Kvarnvik box x 2, mdf, extra brackets, nails and jigsaw<p><b>Description:</b> I needed somewhere to put a lot(!) of shoes, odds …

How to hook up a subwoofer to a stereo system

Hint: You don't necessarily need a receiver with subwoofer output jacks.<p>Subwoofers are used in most home theater systems, but subs can also radically improve the sound of stereo systems -- and not just the ones with small speakers. Subs can provide a foundation to the sound that few speakers can …

Audiophile

Integrated Computer/Music work desk

<b>Materials:</b> Old computer desk table tops, Vika Annefors storage, Vika Alex drawer unti, Capita bracket, Ekby Robert Wall bracket, Ekby Laiva shelf, …

How to Get Rid of Acne

Most people find themselves suffering from an acne outbreak at some point usually during their adolescence when they go through puberty. Whether it's …

Skin Care

Bar Cabinet from wall cabinets

<b>Materials:</b> Akurum wall cabinet frame, 30″w x 39″h, Perfekt wine shelf, 9″w x 39″h, (2) Lidi glass doors, (2) glass shelves (comes in a pack of 2 …

Kvissle Boom Box

<b>Materials:</b> Kvissle Cable Management Box<p><b>Description:</b> I wanted to build small amplified loudspeakers that can be used in the kitchen together with the …

15 Creative Wall Art DIYs

If you’re looking for a way to dress up your blank, boring walls, chances are some typical solutions have already come to mind. Paint? Too permanent. …

How to Publish a Book

Publishing a book might seem even more daunting than writing one. But with the right guidance, all is possible! To publish your book, you have to …

The Perfect Training Week For Runners

How to get fit, avoid injuries, and race fast in six hours a week. Note: requires pinch of good luck<p>Two days ago, my local newspaper published an article on core training that included photos of a local woman, a personal trainer, doing things on a balance ball that I can barely manage on dry, …

Marathons

25 Gourmet Sandwiches for Guys

These 25 stacks may not be the healthiest, but they sure are delicious

Food

9 Super-Fast, Protein-Packed Recipes

9 Super-Fast Protein-Packed Recipes<p>Don’t limit your protein powder to a morning smoothie. This mega muscle-builder can do so much more<p>To load up on extra protein, you don’t need to subsist on chicken breast, salmon, and shakes. Open up the tub of protein powder that’s already in your pantry—then …

What It Feels Like to Blood-Dope

You can find out (and help your fellow citizens) with a simple experiment.<p>Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to blood-dope, either by reinfusing your own blood or by boosting your red blood cell count with EPO? How would it affect your effort levels? How much faster would you go? The …

Tour de France

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

It's one of Samsung's most innovative designs yet.<p>The longer you wait to treat, the harder it gets.<p>...it's stuck in your head again, isn't it?<p>The Oscar-winner is apparently <i>very</i> afraid of germs and STIs<p>Spice up your sex life with these tasteful yet dirty recs.<p>He'll represent Team USA in banked …

Why the Men's Health Urbanathlon Is Unlike Any Other Adventure Race

Achieve a one-of-a-kind runner's high in this ultimate fitness test<p>Unless you’re an extra on <i>The Walking Dead</i>, you won’t get many chances in your life to scramble over taxicabs and city buses, haul ass into the upper deck of an empty stadium, and run for your life down some of the world’s most …

Strength Exercises to Help You Run Faster

Here are four ways to build power.<p>Yes, strength-training helps runners add muscle. But to translate that gain into speed, you have to choose the right moves. "Runners should concentrate on building power—how fast you can use the force you've built up," says Jay Dicharry, director of the Speed …

Workouts

Quick Snacks for Runners

Need a snack stat? These prerun foods and drinks are ready when you are.<p>Your training plan may say it's time for your lunchtime five-miler, but your grumbling stomach begs to differ. So how can you get through your workout without keeling over from hunger? Have a snack, of course. "The right snack …

Nutrition

Back Power

Keep the muscles along your spine flexible and strong to prevent injuries.<p>A healthy back is as important to your running as fit legs. "If your back muscles aren't strong, they'll tend to fatigue faster, taking energy away from other muscles, and change your stride, which can lead to injury," says …

Workouts

Steps to Reducing Postrun Recovery

Training phases should dictate your methods.<p>You’ve pounded the protein shake, shivered in the ice bath,and mastered the art of self-massage. Because you should do everything you can to speed your recovery from today’s run, right? Maybe not. How much recovery work you do depends on how close race …

Marathons

How to Use a Foam Roller

Six pre- and postrun routines to boost flexibility and recovery.<p>If you use a foam roller only to rehab injured muscles, you're not getting the most out of it. A roller—which looks like a firm log—can be a valuable part of a healthy runner's warmup and cooldown routine, says Michael Clark, Ph.D., a …

Exercise

Skincare 101: Battling Body Acne

Spending tons of time in the gym can end up wreaking havoc on your skin. The key to giving body acne the boot—and keeping it gone—is staying super …

Front squat vs. back squat: Which exercise is better?

When it comes to building a Herculean lower body, squats should be a key part of any routine. In fact, if lifters aren’t including multiple squat …

100 Tough Things Every Guy Should Tackle

It's kind of funny how we willingly torture ourselves in the gym, but don't always have the guts to go after a promotion, tell our girlfriends we're …

12 Tips For Better Workouts

1) Hydrate<p>Your body is sensitive to water balance, so keep slugging water throughout your sessions—after every set, if necessary.<p>2) Carry a …

Exercise face-off: Pullup vs. chinup

Pullups are notorious for being one of the most difficult bodyweight movements, providing an intense challenge regardless of strength levels. …

The best health and fitness apps of 2017

1. 21-Day Shred—Comprehensive<p>Of course, everyone wants to see results quickly. With the <i>Men's Fitness</i> 21-Day Shred app (created by Executive Digital …

Apps

Do It Right: Maxing Out

Every guy wants to reach his optimal level of output at the gym. However, to really get to the point where you’re maxing out on your deadlifts, …

New Music: Chris Brown “Started From the Bottom (Freestyle)”

Chris Brown has been everywhere today — but not for any April Foolery. After releasing the video for his new single, “Fine China,” guesting on the</i> …

The Fit 5: Optimize Your Workouts

For all of our fans who shoot us questions on our Facebook page, this one is for you. Each week, we will tap into our pool of editors and experts to …