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It Takes 10,000 Hours to Become an Expert in Anything: Use These 4 Techniques | Inc.com

10,000 hours.<p>That's how long it takes to master your craft, according to bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell. Whether you want to become a better leader, an expert in marketing or a master of a language, it's going to take time. With all of the new social media platforms and business opportunities, …

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Want to Increase Your Happiness This Year? Science Says 1 Rare Habit Truly Stands Out | Inc.com

Positive psychology has got me hooked. This explosive field's body of research is telling us that if we desire a life of happiness, and if we truly want to experience its psychological, physical, and social benefits, we need to train our brain to the "positive." This can only be done through …

Happiness

Start These 225 Franchises for $50,000 or Less

This story appears in the June 2016 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>There once was a time when franchising appeared to be the domain of people with deep pockets who could afford to build a restaurant or retail store. But no longer. Today some of the most popular and successful franchise categories -- …

Small Business

11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

New Dad Survival Guide: The Skillset You Need to be Successful | The Art of Manliness

When my daughter Scout recently passed the 3-months-old mark, I found myself reflecting on how smoothly adding her into the family has gone. Every …

Can’t Get to the Gym Today? Try the Home Workout from Hell

You’ll do more work and burn more fat in 30 minutes than you normally do at the gym<p>Think it’s pointless to work out if you can’t make it to the gym?<p>Then you’ve never tried my Home Workout from Hell. (Note: It’s just as hellish in a hotel room.)<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY: The New Training System From <i>Men’s</i> …

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34 Parenthood Rules That the Books Don't Tell You (but You Really Need to Know)

During the course of adding a child into their lives, there is always a time in which new parents think, "Well, why didn't anyone warn me about this?" Sure, we get oodles of really important information from all those parenting books that we study up on prekids, but some of the most crucial lessons …

100 Baby Products We Couldn't Live Without!

Here comes baby — and with baby comes more "stuff" than a mom-to-be ever dreamed necessary. So how's a pregnant woman to decide what's actually worth the splurge and what's just for fun? She turns to her trusted friends, who've been there and done that already. And that's just what we're doing for …

29 Summer Parenting Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

Take a vacation from irritation.

8 Creative Ways to Document Baby's First Year

Create lasting memories of his or her first 12 months with these crafty ideas.<p>Create lasting memories of his or her first 12 months with these crafty …

The 6 Secrets to Building Bigger, Stronger Legs | Men's Health

Which is a lot of fun, but also has its drawbacks. Namely, lots of people like to share their opinions about how I <i>look</i>. Or more specifically, how my <i>legs</i> look. But not in a good way.<p>One day, I got fed up with all of the “someone skipped leg day” comments, and decided to do something about it.<p>To be …

Woodworking Tip: A Trash Can Router Table Base

A Trash Can Router Table Base<p>If your shop is anything like mine, then space is at a premium. One easy way I've discovered to save space is to use a …

How to Drill a Hole in Tile

Mounting towel bars, shower doors and other bathroom accessories often require drilling holes in tile.<p>The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, shows …

Woodworking

4 Brutal Fitness Tests | Men's Health

Andrew Colin Beck<p><b>1-Minute Sprint</b><br>“A minute might not seem long, but it is if you go hard enough,” says Gym Jones’s Rob MacDonald. "This will reveal how far you’re willing to push yourself. If you’re not crushed at the end, you held back.”<p><b>Directions:</b> Hop on a fan bike and try to burn as many calories …

How to Build Bigger Shoulders | Men's Health

And these guys weren’t easy to impress; they were part of the old Muscle Beach crowd, on a first-name basis with all the top lifters of the era. But they’d never seen this one before.<p>When the guy noticed them staring at him, he quickly turned and made a beeline for the balcony. For good reason, it …

Why You Shouldn’t Turn Out Your Feet When You Squat | Men's Health

(Looking for new cutting-edge workouts? Check out our FREE app for iPhone and iPad: Men’s Health Personal Fitness Trainer. It’s loaded with the routines and exercises you need to get the body you want.)<p>But that may cause problems in the long run for the majority of guys, claims Starrett.<p>“When your …

13 Painting Secrets the Pros Won't Tell You

Just say "no" to plastic drop cloths.<p>Professional painters are fast, efficient, and have mastered techniques that produce top-notch results while making it all look easy. Each painter has slightly different methods and preferences, but the pros all know the trade secrets, including these 13 tips.<p>1. …

Home Improvement

How to Pack on 10 Pounds of Muscle

As a 44-year-old, I find that terrifying. But I also see it as a challenge. What would it take for a busy family guy like me to not only regain lost muscle but also add several pounds more? Tied to my quest for “more” was my need for “less.” Less time for training, less stress on my achy back, and …

DIY Idea: Make Your Own Portable Outdoor Kitchen

You may have seen all those beautiful <b>outdoor kitchens</b> with a fancy counter top and powerful grills and ovens. Well, everyone would want such a thing …

4 Ways to Become a Pullup Powerhouse

Every man should be able to perform 5 reps of the pullup. Here’s how to get there<p>The pullup is one of the best training movements you can do. It’s unparalleled for building grip, upper-body, and core strength, and should be a staple in your routine.<p>Your goal: five pullups with perfect form. That’s …

Workouts

How to curb hunger pangs with your mind

There may be a simple way to lose weight using only the power of thought. You just have to know how, says David Robson.<p>Eric Robinson has a surprising tool for weight loss. It’s something we all have, but perhaps don’t use it as much as we’d like: our memory.<p>Dieters often feel that they are waging …

The Brain

Four cups of coffee a day could save you from skin cancer

Wake up and smell the coffee - it may be protecting you from cancer<p>Coffee lovers may be on to something. Aside from a necessary aid to wake up in the morning, a new study published in the<b>Journal of the National Cancer Institute</b>has found that drinking coffee could protect you from skin cancer.<p>The …

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

Breakfast

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

Cooking

Why Squatting Hurts Your Knees

It’s a concept that other strength coaches and I try to get across to our clients. There is a proper way to squat that won’t cause harm—and then there is every other way. Unfortunately, I rarely see them executed the proper way.<p>Let’s get one thing straight about squat form, though: There is <i>always</i> …

How to Clean and How to Power Clean | Know Your Lifts Weightlifting Guide | The Art of Manliness

“Know Your Lifts” is an illustrated guide series that shows how to perform basic weightlifting exercises. Check out our previous guides on the …

Floor Painting: A Guide to the Whats and Hows of Painting Your Floor

<b>Painted floors</b> are a hot item in home décor right now. They’ve been around for years, of course, but they have recently taken a turn for the popular. …

How to Fly With a Baby or Toddler | The Art of Manliness

Last week the McKay clan ventured to Vermont for a week-long vacation. It was our second family vacation with kids, and our first with Scout, who is …

Android this week: Galaxy S5 with Android L; Tile tracker; Project Ara progress

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>While we wait for Google to release Android L, handset makers are already working on integrating the software with their own …

The $149 Chane A1rx-c speaker is almost too good to be true

The Audiophiliac discovers a new budget-priced, audiophile-grade speaker: the Chane A1rx-c!<p>Budget speakers are getting really good -- Audioengine, Dayton Audio, Emotiva, Monoprice, and Andrew Jones Pioneer models are all exceptional -- and now I'm adding Chane Music & Cinema's speakers to the list. …

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