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Do you have any hobbies? Something you are truly passionate about? Hobbies are an excellent way to enjoy your life beyond your work, family and home. Hobbies add passion to life.

What do you do when you come back from work?
How do you use your leisure time?
If you are like most men, then you probably sit on your couch, watch TV or play video games. But how does that help you live better?

We need to live a life that is full of passion. A life where we create new memories and experiences. Of course, you have limited free time, and that is why it is even more crucial that you use it to learn a new skill, build your confidence, boost your self-esteem, make yourself happier and build a better life for your family.

Top 50 Hobby Ideas For Men

Hobbies for men make life more wholesome and meaningful than Netflix, Instagram or a pack of beers. The daily grind can often make us feel empty and frustrated. Pursuing our passions can enable us to fill that void and find our mojo once again.

Hobbies can help you strengthen different aspects of your life. “They can bring you joy, increase your eye for detail, keep your mind sharp, expand your creativity, help you meet friends, and teach you valuable skills. In short, hobbies add interest to your life and help you become a more well-rounded man,” explains the Art Of Manliness.

Related: Brain Power: 5 Good Hobbies That Nourish the Mind

Here are 60+ amazing hobbies for men to help you pursue an interest.

If you are wondering what new skills you should learn or what hobbies should engage in, then stop worrying. Here is the most comprehensive list of hobbies for men that will help you find your passion and live a better, more purposeful life. 

Check it out.

1. Reading

Reading is one of the most manliest hobbies out there that you can pursue. Let’s face it, reading is not everyone’s cup of tea. Only the manliest, classiest, and literate dudes read. Some of the greatest men in history like Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt were avid readers. Reading enables you to pursue the favorite hobby of great philosophers and writers in history. It helps you explore new ideas, increases your knowledge and makes you a more intelligent and versatile man.

Related: 8 Benefits Of Reading Regularly According To Science

Reading changes your life
Top 50 Hobby Ideas For Men

2. Boxing And Martial Arts 

In my personal opinion, all men should know how to defend themselves and protect their loved ones. But learning self-defence is a lot more important than that. It teaches us dedication, discipline, perseverance, strategy and skill. Self-defence techniques like Boxing, Karate, Krav Maga, Kickboxing, MMA or Brazilian Jiu Jitsu not only teaches men how to fight, but it teaches them valuable life skills.

The Art Of Manliness adds “There are myriad benefits to learning a martial art: gaining self-defence skills, building your discipline and focus, increasing your health, connecting with a manly tradition, and giving the warrior side of yourself an outlet.”

Related: Warrior Training 1: The Martial Arts Mindset

3. Survival Prepping For Emergencies

This is one of the hobbies for men that everyone should consider. With the current situation, we are experiencing in the world, survival planning and prepping make a lot more sense now than ever. Whether you are worried about accidents, break-ins, home invasions, natural disasters, riots, economic and societal decline, or a global pandemic, prepping can help you ensure long-term survival for you and your family.

According to Ideapod, if you are concerned about Doomsday, then survival prepping is the best manly hobby for you. It adds “Well, the end of the world might not be drawing near yet but this skill can be used as preparation for natural disasters. Think about the hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, fires, or riots.

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Theo Harrison

Hey there! I am just someone trying to find my way through life. I am a reader, writer, traveler, fighter, philosopher, artist and all around nice guy. I am outdoor person but heavily into technology, science, psychology, spiritualism, Buddhism, martial arts and horror films. I believe in positive action more than positive thinking.View Author posts