November 2011

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A Grip Like a Vice: Grip Strength Training Tips

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jedd Johnson. In this day and age, we all know (or should know) how important it is to maintain a healthy level of physical fitness in order to live a good quality life, maintain our cardiovascular system, and keep our bodies strong in order to thrive into […]

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Should a Man Be Inspired by History?

by Brett & Kate McKay

The Art of Manliness makes no secret of the fact that we draw inspiration from the past in order to help modern men live better lives. We particularly pick up tips from my grandfather’s generation, as thinking about his life was one of the catalysts for starting the site. After four years of blogging, I’ve […]

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The Art of Shining Shoes: An Illustrated Guide

by Brett & Kate McKay

This post is brought to you by Johnston and Murphy.

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Venturing Beyond the Playpen: How to Take a Baby Camping

by Darren Bush

The very idea of camping with infants causes the shivers in some parents, mostly those who have been taught that babies are fragile creatures who are not adaptable to any environment except a sterilized one.  The truth is that babies are remarkably hardy little souls, and with the proper attention to managing risk, you can […]

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Lessons in Manliness from Friday Night Lights

by Brett & Kate McKay

There aren’t too many television shows out there that portray men in a positive light these days. Men on sitcoms are usually dimwitted doofuses or cartoonishly macho. It’s not much better on TV dramas.  While I can point to books or movies that inspire me to be a better man, it’s hard for me to do […]

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New Manvotionals Inspired T-Shirts

by Brett & Kate McKay

In honor of our recent Manvotionals book launch, Mike Anderson from Tankfarm Clothing created seven new AoM tees inspired by each of the 7 manly virtues featured in the book. And he did a bang up job on the designs! I’m really excited about how they turned out. I want one of each! In keeping […]

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Announcing the Launch of Manvotionals: Timeless Wisdom and Advice on Living the 7 Manly Virtues

by Brett & Kate McKay

After a year of hard work, many all-nighters, and a few delays, we’re happy to announce the launch of our second book, The Art of Manliness Manvotionals: Timeless Wisdom and Advice on Living the 7 Manly Virtues! Manvotionals: Timeless Wisdom and Advice on Living the 7 Manly Virtues is a collection of the best advice […]

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