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14 Agility Drills For People Over 40

Feel like an athlete again with moves that build speed, reaction time, and conditioning.<p>Basketball isn’t just a “young man’s game.” Neither is ice hockey, tennis, touch football, or martial arts. In fact, there’s no sport or leisure activity you should have to give up completely just because you’re …

Workouts

To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

Yoga

15 fitness 'tips' that are doing more harm than good

When even researchers seem conflicted about exercise subjects ranging from the amount of time we're supposed to dedicate to exercise to the proper time for a workout, it can be tough to feel motivated enough to get moving.<p>Because there's so much conflicting advice about health and fitness out …

Exercise

Don't Use Description in Your Writing

<b>Don’t Use Description in Your Writing</b>Now hold up. Wait a minute, and let me explain myself.I understand that what I’m saying sounds absolutely crazy. …

Creative Writing

20-Minute No-Equipment Total-Body Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Strength training at the gym or taking a class at a fitness studio is great, but sometimes, you just want to get in your workout at home—or on …

Workouts

Good Writing is Not Written, It’s Assembled

2 Powerful Writing Lessons from Ryan Holiday and Derek HalpernProlific writer Stephen King once said,“If you want to be a writer, you must do two …

Writing

Here's How a Registered Dietitian Meal Preps for Her Whole Family For a Week

Healthy eating can sometimes be seen as something that only people who are highly motivated and are willing to spend tons of time on their meal prep. …

Recipes

I Tried 5 Sore Muscle Soaks Training for a 10K—Here's the One I Recommend

In the bath-versus-shower debate, I'm adamantly pro-bath. I've always found the ritual of soaking in near-scalding water with a great book in hand to …

Muscle

Tip: The SEAL Push-Up Challenge

This is easy... you'll think. Then you'll try it.<p>Since doing push-ups to infinity can get monotonous, it's always nice to add a bit of variety. This …

Workouts

You can teach yourself to read an entire book in a single day

There’s no better superfood for your brain than a book.<p>Reading is the best way to rapidly gain a deep, and broad understanding of a topic or discipline.<p>You can read an entire book every day, but it will cost you. It’s a massive goal and can be unreasonable, but it works for me.<p>I am selective about …

Writing

This 30-Day Plank Challenge Will Transform Your Body

A strong core is the foundation of a strong body. Think about it: A tree would fall if its trunk weren't solid and stable. Doing core work isn't just …

Workouts

Why The Kettlebell Is The Best Gym Equipment You’re Probably Not Using

The kettlebell does it all. From building muscle to boosting cardio, it's one versatile piece of gym kit you can't afford to be without. This is the …

Workouts

Easiest Corn on the Cob Recipe

"This proves something that I've known for years: no matter how great a kitchen technique is, unless you use it regularly, you'll forget about it. …

Recipes

Grab Your Dumbbells — This Trainer's Workout Will Work Every Part of Your Body

There's nothing we love more than an efficient full-body workout that uses minimal equipment. Trainer and fitness influencer Kelsey Wells shows us how to work every part of our bodies with just a single set of dumbbells in an Instagram video she recently posted. These six moves are guaranteed to …

Workouts

Recipe: Garlic Butter Steak and Potatoes — Recipes from The Kitchn

When you're hankering for a classic steak and potatoes dinner, this one-skillet dish fits the bill perfectly. What makes it extra special is the …

Recipes

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and the US Army training exams, sit-ups are developing a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce …

Workouts

The Most Overlooked Secret to Great Writing

What no one tells you about creating work that readers love“Nothing great in the world was accomplished without passion.” -Georg Wilhelm Friedrich …

Writing is easy. You’re just a Loser

You’re here because of my headline. It’s offensive.<p>It calls you a loser.<p>But it’s there for a reason: to deliver a point.<p>Writing is easy. You can do …

How to Reheat Pizza so It Tastes Like It Was Just Delivered

If you have kids and an endless to-do list, you need to know how to reheat pizza. For those days when you just can't be bothered to cook, takeout …

Relax, Not Even Kendrick Lamar Has Made the “Ultimate Connection With Words”

Kendrick Lamar struggles to connect with his craft, and may never consider himself a master. What could be more grounding?“I’m obsessed with my craft …

How to Retain What You Read

Think about a book you read last year. How much of it do you remember? Could you list ten things you learned from it? Can you even remember what …

The 4 remaining World Cup teams, ranked by how likely they are to win the thing

The semifinal teams are set. Between England, Belgium, France and Croatia, who is the best team remaining?<p>Twenty eight teams of the 2018 World Cup are gone. Four remain. They’re all wonderful sides in their own right, blessed with talent and cohesion and all four with plenty of narratives heading …

The Wonder Drug That's Free

Medicine is expensive. From family physician visits to consultations with specialists to prescription drugs, long life is a major investment. But what if there was a free wonder drug that warded off everything from dementia and high blood pressure to diabetes and osteoporosis? Well, doctors and …

The Brain

10 Steps to Turn Draft 1 into a Published Piece (that you can be proud of)

How to revise like a pro — it’s more than just fixing grammarOver the last eight years, I’ve written over 500 scripts and stories for national TV …

Creative Writing

Researchers Figure Out Why Coffee Is Good For The Heart

In an encouraging development in the coffee-may-be-good-for-us field, researchers have discovered at least part of why coffee appears to be beneficial for the heart. In recent years, coffee has moved off the “avoid” list and onto the “drink in moderation” list, as it seems to confer health benefits …

5 Exercises for Rotator Cuff Pain

As sports fans and athletes alike know, shoulder injuries are serious business. They can be extremely painful, limiting, and slow to heal.<p>The rotator …

14 techniques for more thorough proofreading

PR pros put great effort into crafting press releases, building a targeted media list and developing relationships with journalists. Yet even a minor …

Price’s Law: Why only a few people generate half of the results

At my first sales job, I had about 25 colleagues who did the same work. After the first month, I noticed something peculiar.<p>Only 4 of my co-workers …

The Most Successful Ethnic Group in the U.S. May Surprise You

At an Onyejekwe family get-together, you can’t throw a stone without hitting someone with a master’s degree. Doctors, lawyers, engineers, professors …

Recipe: Berry Pineapple Fruit Salad — Recipes from The Kitchn

My favorite approach to cooking — especially when it comes to potlucks, parties, and picnics — is to start with a dish that's a well-loved, familiar …