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The 50 Best Cheap Winter Getaways to Take in 2019

As nice as it is to spend the holidays at home, wouldn’t you rather spend it somewhere a little more…exciting? Sure, winter travel can come with bloated airfares, dodgy flying conditions, and airport delays (oh, god, the delays)—but if you do it right, you can score cheap flights and hotel rooms that won’t bankrupt you.     Travel-booking site Kayak mined through their data to pull together a “Holiday Travel Hacker” that clues you in on the best times to travel, the best times to book flights, and the average…

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This Winter, Head to These Amazing Canadian Ski Resorts

By some estimates, climate change could cut American ski seasons in half by 2050, thanks to less snow on the slopes. But it’s not all doom and gloom. In maple leaf country, the fluffy stuff is still falling—hard. So if you want guaranteed powder, look no further than our neighbor upstairs and pack your bags for these killer Canadian ski resorts. The Best Snowboards for Pure Speed, Halfpipe Tricks, and Better Control   Jasper, Alberta, Canada Insight Photography / Design Pics / Getty Images   The Last Great Mountain Town Jasper,…

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Inside The Making Of That Epic Desert Training Montage In ‘Creed II’

There are a few elements you can expect when watching a movie within the Rocky franchise: soul-searching fighters, comeback wins, and epic training montages. Sylvester Stallone could be credited with creating beats that are now commonplace in most boxing pictures with the first Rocky. How Michael B. Jordan Moved Up a Whole Weight Class for ‘Creed 2’ So when the team behind Creed II was brainstorming ideas for the final training montage where Adonis Creed prepares for his rematch with Viktor Drago the goal was to go bigger than ever…

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Kick Your Core Workout Into High Gear With the Banded Bicycle Crunch

Abs workouts are often about volume, like knocking out 50 to 100 crunches at a time. With so many reps, form inevitably fades by the end, robbing you of the workout’s full potential. The banded bicycle crunch is the fix. Like traditional bicycle crunches, this move works the rectus abdominis (six-pack muscles), obliques, and hip flexors. But adding the band bumps up the resistance for more muscle building. Better yet, it slows things down. “The lower tempo allows muscles to work harder, rather than relying on speed and momentum,” says…

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Now Amazon Wants to Take Over Your Closet

Amazon has already changed the way humans shop for pretty much everything. Now the company has its sights set on the fastest growing segment of e-commerce on the planet: apparel. Of course, there are plenty of hurdles. People have always been leery of buying clothes they can’t first see, feel, and/or try on. And guys notoriously hate shopping for clothes. Most importantly, until recently absolutely nothing about Amazon was considered “cool.” Rather, Amazon earned its renown as the source for the life’s necessary staples: trash bags, light bulbs, and batteries.…

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Watch: The ‘Endgame’ Arrives in the Intense ‘Avengers 4’ Trailer

It’s finally here—the Avengers 4 trailer has been released. The movie has an official name, Avengers: Endgame, and promises to be an intense conclusion to the story that started with Avengers: Infinity War last year and with Iron Man over a decade ago. ‘Avengers 4’ Photos: Captain America, Iron Man, and Ant-Man Show Off Surprising New Looks The trailer shows the heroes that survived the events of Infinity War trying to pick up the pieces—and bringing back an old friend into the fold in Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), who didn’t appear…

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Last-Minute Holiday Cyber Deals 2018

Men’s Journal aims to feature only the best products and services. We update when possible, but deals expire and prices can change. If you buy something via one of our links, we may earn a commission. Questions? Reach us at shop@mensjournal.com.   If you thought you missed all the choice online holiday deals, we’ve got some great news for you: There are still plenty of sales to be found all over the internet! But if you want to take delivery before 12/25, you’d best hurry. From clothes to gear to tech, in…

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‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel: Everything You Need to Know About the HBO Series

Even though Game of Thrones is coming to an end, HBO isn’t ready to say goodbye just yet. The network has put a Game of Thrones prequel series into production that will delve into the history of the world of Westeros, “thousands of years” before the events of the original, record-breaking series. 'Game of Thrones' Final Season: Everything You Need to Know About Season 8 Game of Thrones has grown into a worldwide phenomenon for HBO, which is one reason why the network wanted to keep telling stories within this…

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Here Are All the Fee-Free Days for Every U.S. National Park in 2019

The United States has some of the most incredible National Parks in the world. From parks like Yosemite, to Joshua Tree, to Glacier National Park, there are numerous adventures to be had across the country. In 2019, you’ll have the chance to check out some of these places without an entrance fee. The 23 Best National Park Adventures The National Park Service announced that all parks will have five entrance fee-free days next year.     Here are the days you can check out any National Park that has an…

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Watch: Jason Momoa Holds a Trident-throwing Competition on ‘The Tonight Show’

Jason Momoa knows how to throw an axe. Turns out, he’s pretty good at throwing a trident, too. The Aquaman star stopped by The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon on Thursday night ahead of his hosting duties on Saturday Night Live, and he showed off some of the skills he learned while making the DC superhero film. COVER STORY: 'Aquaman' Star Jason Momoa Is a Real American Badass Momoa is no stranger to throwing sharp objects—and doing it well. Momoa spoke about his love of axe-throwing in his Men’s Journal…

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