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Hone your interview skills to stand out from the crowd

Gone are the days when a college diploma was enough to make you stand out in a crowd and guarantee a job. The National Center for Education …

Outdoor Fire Pit Seating Ideas That Blend Looks And Function In Crazy Ways

Having a fire pit out in the backyard is simply genius. It gives you the perfect entertainment setting for outdoor. The fire pit is an excellent …

The Most Effective, Least Boring Dumbbell Workout We’ve Tried

• Upon finishing your third squat, lower the bells in front of your hips with palms facing.<br>• Keeping a flat back, bend your knees slightly and hinge at …

Everyone's Flocking to This Hidden Waterfall in the Costa Rican Forest

Nothing fuels our undying wanderlust (and subsequently drains our bank account) like discovering a hidden gem. That's why we're low-key flipping out …

Spaghetti Alla Carbonara Tradizionali Recipe

"Unlike a lot of recipes out there for spaghetti carbonara, this is the true Italian recipe from an Italian! You can't get more authentic than this …

Tip: The Very Best Low-Body Mobility Exercise

If you're only going to do one mobility drill to improve your squat, this should be it.<p>The Ass Was Far Away From the Grass<p>As someone who struggled …

Tip: 3 Movements For Better Squats

Do five round of these movements to warm up for a big squat or do them on off days for recovery.<p>Perform five rounds of the following three movements, …

Tip: Feel Better and Move Better in 3 Minutes

Six quick mobility drills and stretches to cap off your lifting session.<p>Do mobility work at the end of your workout when your muscles are flushed …

Tip: The Best Rest Periods for Fat Loss

If your main goal is getting shredded fast, you must manipulate the amount of rest you take between sets. Follow these guidelines.<p>When training for …

Here are 200 Excel shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Each workbook acts as its own separate window on your PC or Mac, while each worksheet acts as a tab within a workbook with separate cells.<p>This section of the Excel Guide offers all shortcuts you need to open, navigate between, and control all of these options.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills.</i>

Software

This Beginner Swimming Workout Burns Major Calories in Just 30 Minutes

Take the plunge with this full-body workout.<p>Swimming in a pool, lake, or ocean is an excellent way to exercise without feeling like you’re melting in …

Tip: Fix Your Jacked Up Feet

Use this neuromuscular release technique on your feet and don't be surprised when you start feeling better all over.<p>What You Need to Know About Your …

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<i>Written by Ruth de Jauregui; Updated March 29, 2018</i><p>Native to tropical Central and South America, the avocado (Persea americana) was imported to Florida and California in 1833 and 1856, respectively. Avocados thrive in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 9 through 11. They are …

Gardening

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits

Real confidence is built through hard work and excellent habits.<p>Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in …

Senator Ben Sasse, a Politician, Has Written a Serious, Non-Politician’s Book

There’s no glossy photo of him on the cover staring meaningfully into the future, and no easy bromides inside. Can a man such as this survive in …

Tip: Ankle Band Side Walks & Monster Walks

Two great exercises for the gluteus medius and gluteus minimus, the forgotten glute muscles that are key to athletic performance.<p>Building athletic …

Tip: The Cure for Hip Tightness & Immobility

Back pain? Hip mobility issues? This quick fix is for you.<p>Hit the Target<p>Many things like foam rolling and stretching have fallen short of eradicating …

The 45 Degree Raise for Glutes

Hop on the hyperextension and build your glute strength with these progressive variations.<p>Whether you're after faster sprints or a better butt, the …

4 Seriously Underrated Ab Exercises

Knocking out sit-ups like it’s your job isn’t necessarily a bad thing — anything for progress, right? But it’s not the best way to build core …

Be the Most Persuasive Person in the Room: 9 Things Highly Influential People Always Do, According to Science

Sometimes facts, logic, and reasoning aren't enough. Here's how the most persuasive people make a great argument even more convincing.<p>Every successful person I know is extremely good at persuading other people. Not manipulating or pressuring, but genuinely <i>persuading</i>: Describing the logic and …

10 Muscle-Building Foods

Trying to bulk up? Here are the 10 foods you should include in your diet.<p>The Best Foods for Building Muscle<p>Many folks hit the gym hoping to build …

The 7 Smartest Workout Tips of All Time

Get Stronger, Get Bigger, Get Ripped<p>1 – Train Muscles More Frequently<p>Screw body part splits. You know, where Monday is chest day and you don't train …

Plyometrics for Bodybuilding

<b>What do you think of when you hear the term plyometrics?</b> Do thoughts of CrossFitters, track athletes, or football players doing box jumps, high …

Cold sesame peanut noodles

Summers in China are brutal. I’ve been inland in the dead of August, when the sum of heat, smog, and humidity felt like being dragged through a sauna …

Recipes

Tip: A Better Way to Do Lateral Raises

This method involves doing 5 reps followed by a 5-second hold at the top, then 4 reps with a 4-second hold, then 3, 2, and 1 in the same manner.<p>Don't …

Want Your Best Employees to Never Leave You? Ask Them 5 Simple Questions

Most important, leaders should be asking these questions before their best people mentally and emotionally check out.<p>Want to do something that will launch you into the new era of HR? Get rid of your exit interviews and replace them with "stay interviews."<p>If you're new to this concept, unlike the …

Pho Bo Soup - Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup

A nourishing soup made with flat rice noodles, Pho Bo soup is popular throughout Vietnam. Serves 4 to 6.<br>Scroll down below the recipe directions for …

5 Sand Workouts to Get Ripped on the Beach

Per Bernal<p>Per Bernal<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 4-8<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>When the weather’s nice you want to spend every free moment at the shore—even at the expense …

2-KB Front Squat: A Simple Looking Exercise That’s Anything But

Being a “good” coach and writing effective training programs isn’t about inserting the most demanding or most obnoxious looking exercises for your …

Workouts

Tip: Strengthen Your Ankles

Prevent injury, perform better. Three exercises to try out.<p>Ankle position can affect gait and can sometimes be worsened in people who walk or run …