So you've got a beard sprouting from your face. But, that's not all that goes into it. Are you properly caring for your majestic face warmer? We often get engrossed in the thoughts of growing legendary beards and start contemplating various styles but forget that beards ultimately require regular maintenance. Maintaining your beard and keeping it healthy on a regular basis is just as important as brushing your teeth. After all, you want your beard to be the best beard it can be, not some scraggly bird's nest....

igars and cigar culture have a long and storied history. The age-old practice of cigar smoking dates back to the 10th century, in which the ancient Mayans smoked tobacco wrapped in either palm or plantain leaves. Europeans landing in the New World quickly adopted this custom and saw it spread like wildfire. These are the key legends that pioneered the cigars we are familiar with today....

I love lifting weights.

It’s not only you versus weights but also you versus your mind and excuses. Each training session not only improves your physique but defines your character as well. Every rep brings you one step closer to getting stronger, both physically and mentally.

Lifting weights teaches you a lot of important lessons which apply not only to sports but to life in general. In this post, I’d love to share with you the 7 lessons that I value the most.

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I squat every single day of the week, and I do it well. Over a four month period, I was able to add 40 pounds onto my low bar back squat, and 95 pounds onto my high bar back squat and front squat. I also added a significant amount of muscle mass. To learn why you should be squatting every day, read on....

Every marine endured fear during the Battle of Iwo Jima in 1945. As one of the bloodiest battles in the Pacific Theatre of WWII, the island claimed over 26,000 American casualties with around 6,800 dead in five weeks of fierce fighting. Japanese forces fought ferociously to the last man without surrender. Of roughly 20,000 Japanese troops stationed on Iwo Jima, only 216 were taken prisoner. American marines coped with the horrors of battle and broke through frozen panic through mental fortitude. Effective training and camaraderie among marines empowered them to fight...

Men don't need 100 pairs of shoes. In fact, the list can be dwindled down to only 5 shoes than men truly need as part of their wardrobe. The handful of shoes on this list should make up the base of every guy's closet. Some will undeniably find their way on your feet more often than others, but each one has their time and place, which will come up.

Truthfully, you shouldn't have to break the bank to buy a shoe for every outfit. The winning strategy is to own a...

The middle of winter is beard season for many. It's also the time when beards suffer from dryness, scratchiness, and the dreaded beard dandruff. Going back and forth between nipping cold air outdoors and piping hot air indoors easily damages beards and the skin underneath by stripping away moisture. This is the primary reason for investing in a quality beard oil or beard balm to help moisture and bring your beard back to life.

For a few weeks, beginning with No Shave November, I've been testing out a new beard balm...

There's way more to building boulder shoulders than the shoulder press alone. If you want to achieve strong, bowling ball sized shoulders, you'll need to incorporate various lifts into your shoulder routine to hit the multiple parts of the deltoids (shoulder muscles) from all angles. These are some of the most useful accessory lifts to add to a shoulder routine in order to round out some bulky coconut shoulders....

As of November 1st, 2015, I finally achieved a long held goal, surpassing a milestone that I had previously fallen short on numerous times. It took strength of will, conviction, and a place of employment with lax grooming standards. Many times I was tempted to back out, but each time, my doubts were drowned out by a prospect so majestic that the word itself began to ring around my head like a catchy song that I couldn’t shake. The milestone in question? The Yeard.

The Yeard is, as you have probably...

I've been living in southern California for a few months now, and I've got to say, some days are hot and dry as hell. Since I've been sporting my beard longer than usual this summer, it's become extremely susceptible to the the elements. Five minutes after any shower or workout and my facial hair would turn into an unkempt wire brush.

After trying a couple dozen beard balms and beard oils, I gave the brand new Uppercut Deluxe Beard Balm a fair shake. I've been familiarized with the Uppercut Deluxe hair...