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10 ways to develop the best abs in the gym

Every Man Can Exude Confidence—As Long As He Follows These 3 Steps

Self-assurance will get you noticed—at the bar, in the boardroom, and in the bedroom. Here’s how to supercharge your swagger<p>A confident man lands dates and conducts meetings with authority. (Think Bruce Wayne.) An insecure man seems to whisper, “Just ignore me—I make no impact.”<p>A confident man …

How to Add an Inch Of Muscle To Your Arms

This is your call to arms<p>You don’t need to do complicated routines to maximize your gains.<p>Here’s a simple but effective training template that will add an inch of muscle to your arms.<p>Minute 1: Do 8 to 12 reps of a biceps exerciseMinute 2: Do 8 to 12 reps of a triceps exerciseMinute 3: Rest<p>That’s 1 …

7 steps to accelerating your writing

<i>This article was originally published on PR Daily in May 2016.</i> <br>Ask a bunch of journalists or professional writers how many words they can produce in …

6 Tools That Save You From Embarrassing Writing Mistakes

One study showed that writing errors scare off 59 percent of customers. Can you afford to keep making spelling and grammar mistakes?<p>Think your writing mistakes don't matter? Think again. A study by Global Lingo found that as many as 59 percent of online customers are scared away from sites with …

Top Strength Coach Explains How One Back Exercise Can Help Transform Your Entire Physique

If it’s not part of your program, it should be. Here’s why<p>Walk into any gym in America and you’ll usually find a traffic jam at the bench press.<p>But if you were to point out a man with an impressive physique, I guarantee he’s not pressing all day long.<p>I promise he’s putting a premium on exercises …

10 ways to set yourself up for success before 9 a.m.

But the truth is that the way you spend every moment, starting from the second you open your eyes, matters a lot. In fact, there are plenty of easy early-morning habits that can set the tone for a productive, enjoyable rest of the day.<p>Here we have rounded up 10 ways to start off the day on the …

Reading with intention can change your life

A random sampling of the world’s most successful people will show one common trait: a love of reading. Reading is the easiest way to continue the learning process, increase empathy, boost creativity, and even just unwind from a long day. But books can also change the way we think and live.<p>Warren …

That’s Not Fat: How Ryan Hall Gained 40 Pounds of Muscle

In retirement, the fastest American-born marathoner is driven to be big and strong.<p>When Ryan Hall returned to the Boston Marathon in April to make appearances, all anybody could talk about was his size. Since he announced his retirement from professional running this winter, the fastest …

The Triple Threat Workout for Massive Legs (Including Calves)

Legs, especially calves, can be hard to build and once you hit a plateau it’s hard to it break too. Genetics are also involved in the size of your …

There’s a Website That Teaches You Exactly How to Work Out Any Muscle

Photo: MuscleWiki.<p><b>When it comes to overall health, you really can’t go wrong with total body workouts.</b> Ultimately, it’s important to be engaging your …

6 Things You Need to Do When Starting a New Job

You’re talented, you have great ideas and you’re hard working, but you’re often unrecognized, misunderstood and taken for granted.<p>Whether it’s in …

Top 10 Best Exercises to Do at Home without Any Equipment

Gym is great, it’s not only there to keep you fit, it’s a lifestyle and even a social experience. But at the end of the day, the results of training …

14 Reasons You’re Not Making As Much Money As You Should

You might not be aware of the ways you’re selling yourself short

The 15-Minute Six Pack Shimmy

Get ready for your abs to burn and shake<p>This 15-minute abs workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour has a fun name, but it’ll cause your abs to burn and shake.<p>The routine’s five movements hit every last muscle in your core, including your shoulders, obliques, rectus abdominis, hip …

The 28-day CrossFit Program for Beginners

So you bench press, hit the squat rack, and watch your calories and do your cardio. You do sets and reps and follow your weekly split, but maybe …

4 Bodyweight Workouts to Get Fit without Weights

Not having access to gym or training equipment is never an excuse to skip a workout. You always have your own body weight to work with and there are …

How to Get Cut Between the Shoulders and the Biceps

Definition, or cuts, between muscles is best achieved through regularly lifting weights and performing exercises that target specific muscle sets. …

Muscle

Neoliberalism - The Ideology at the Root of All Our Problems

Imagine if the people of the Soviet Union had never heard of communism. The ideology that dominates our lives has, for most of us, no name. Mention …

Economics

Tip: Build Your Shoulders with Pain and Acid

This multi-press complex is going to cause the lactic acid to flow like a river. Just what the delts need for hypertrophy. Check it out.<p>Photo Credit: …

The 15-Minute Core Workout You Can Do Anywhere

This core workout may be short on time, but it's high on intensity. Fitness instructor John Godfrey strategically builds in some rest time so you can …

5 at-home workouts better than the gym

What you know about exercising from home is true: There are more things hindering your workout than helping it. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get a …

The Best Chest Workout in Under 10 Minutes

This 10-minute chest workout is perfect for gaining power, strength, and muscle size. Created by Noam Tamir, C.S.C.S., the founder of TS Fitness in …

Secret #1: They focus on minutes, not hours.

Average performers default to hours and half-hour blocks on their calendar. Highly successful people know there are 1,440 minutes in every day and there is nothing more valuable than time. Money can be lost and made again, but time spent can never be reclaimed. As legendary Olympic gymnast Shannon …

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day For a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could cram in more lifting?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip doing a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p>I …

This 30-Minute Upper Body and Abs Workout Will Get You In Surf Shape and Burn 270 Calories

Photo: Shutterstock.<p><b>Although it’s frequently overlooked, core strength is at the core of surfing.</b> You use your core to stabilize your body position …

Ab Workouts: Our Top 10 Abs Exercises

Abdominal Hold<p>This is the sort of move that looks so wonky, you sure hope your roommate doesn't catch you doing it — unless she also gets to see you …

5 Habits to Steal From Warren Buffett

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>When the Oracle of Omaha talks, people make pilgrimages. In fact, thousands of Berkshire Hathaway …

How to Get and Stay Motivated Every Single Day

How can you be motivated if you don't know where you're headed?<p><i>How do I get motivated every single day? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Matthew Jones, life coach and personal-growth expert,</b> …