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The Very Best Way to Build Forearms

9 Experts Share Their Best Training Tips<p>The Question<p>What's your very best tip for building forearms?<p>Mark Dugdale – IFBB Pro Bodybuilder<p>Wrist curls if …

How to Design Your Ecommerce Store to Boost Conversion

How many times have you landed on an ecommerce site only to click away?Not because it doesn’t have the product you need, but because it’s so …

Tip: How to Really Stretch Your Groin

Stretch your inner thigh and groin muscles the right way. Here's how.<p>You've probably seen that guy at the gym awkwardly stroking his groin or inner …

Henry Dreyfuss’ Humanscale design manuals from 1974-81 to be reissued

Design agency IA Collaborative has launched a campaign to reissue the original <i>Humanscale</i> design manuals, originally created by Henry Dreyfuss …

11 Unique Moves That Stretch and Massage Hard-to-Reach Muscles So Good

Whether or not you’re crushing HIIT workouts as often as you’re tossing back summer beers, stretching and self-myofascial release are critical for a …

Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos

Want to learn Photoshop from the very beginning? Here’s a beginner’s guide by TastyTuts will let you jump-start your post production skills. It’s a …

How to REALLY do a Kettlebell Swing

A Step-by-Step Guide to KB Swing Mastery<p>The kettlebell swing is a hip hinge movement. The problem is, when strength coaches and fitness buffs talk …

for-Wimps Workouts

<b>Over the years I have been asked many questions about my workouts:</b><p>“What is your go-to workout?”<br>• “If you could only do one workout what would it …

10 incredibly awkward exercises that build tons of muscle

You should never feel humiliated in the gym. You should work out in an environment that makes you feel comfortable and motivated. That being said, …

You Can’t Claim To Be Fit Unless You Can Pass These 7 Tests

Are you truly in shape?<p>“Just how fit should I be?”<p>It’s a question I receive all the time. I run Gym Jones. It’s known as one of the world’s most hardcore gyms, and it produces some of fittest people on the planet. My clients include pro-athletes, Special Forces soldiers, and everyday guys.<p>I believe …

4 Quick Fixes That Actually Work

Get a Better Workout (Almost) Instantly<p>Quick fixes in training – ones that actually work – are few and far between. So when you find a strategy to …

15 Bullet Journal Hacks That Are Going to Totally Transform Your Life

Type-A perfectionists, prepare to swoon.<p>If you've spent any time on Instagram, you're likely intrigued by (or obsessed with) bullet journals. A combination of a diary, to-do list and planner, a "bujo" organizes just about everything in your life. Get in on the hand-lettering trend by adding these …

Broncolor’s Free ‘How To’ Section is a Lighting Tutorial Gold Mine

It doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner, intermediate, or even a professional, you’ll want to give Broncolor’s free “How To” page a look. There, …

Pack on muscle with eccentric exercise

If you’re the typical gym-going dude, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve heard the term “eccentric exercise” tossed around. Sounds like a fancy …

The Magic of Russian Photoshop Whiz Max Asabin

Max Asabin is a Russian hobbyist photo retoucher and digital artist who has been wowing the Internet as of late with his Photoshop skills. Many of …

GIF Animations

How to access 375,000 beautiful, copyright-free images from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

The sumptuous lips of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian queen’s face, and the plump belly of a 9th-century Mexican baby, are now at your disposal.<p>New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has released 375,000 images of works from its collection, with no restrictions on what you can do with them. The images, …

Art Galleries

12 Hip Thrust Variations You Should Be Doing

You may have done hip thrusts (or hip “bridges”) before, but have you thought outside of the box when hitting these?<p>Hands down, the fundamental …

Workouts

60,000 Visitors and Counting: How to Double Your Traffic With Infographics

The human brain processes visual data <i>60,000 times faster than text</i>. And, there’s more: <i>65% of your audience are visual learners</i>. So, what can you do …

Infographics

The best back exercises to do at home without weights

In the video above, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London, Christina Howells, runs through a series of quick exercises aimed at working your back and strengthening the surrounding muscles.<p>Each exercise has a variation for beginners and a more advanced version, with this episode …

Your 3-step plan to bench press 1.5 times your weight

Bench pressing 1.5 times your body weight means that, pound for pound, you’re stronger than most guys in the gym.<p>Here’s how to lift bigger plates:<p>1) …

Anyone can get in shape in 2017 with the CultFit Home Workout

If your New Year’s resolution is to get in shape in 2017, but you spend all your waking hours in front of your MacBook, we’ve got the answer: our new CultFit Home Workout.<p>All you need is your iPhone, plus your Apple Watch if you have one, and some everyday objects you’ll find around your home or …

Apple cider vinegar helps blood sugar, body fat, studies say

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I've seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff.<p>Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

Healthy Eating

Carry your Gym with you

This seemingly unsuspecting boomerang-ish piece of wood and metal is in fact a full fledged gym in itself! The Yoak (wonder why it’s named so) is an …

10 Free Chrome Extensions That Will Transform Your Workday

It's not an oversell: These browser add-ons really can make you better, faster, smarter, and safer when working in Chrome.<p>You fill your phone with apps to make it work harder for you--but how about the computer you use every day at work?<p>Chrome extensions work to supercharge your go-to Google …

Productivity

Skyrim Special Edition: best mods on PS4 and Xbox One

Skyrim Special Edition has finally landed on consoles and PC and with it brings mods to both PS4 and Xbox One. If you need a quick refresh on how to …

The Elder Scrolls

Six Simple Tips For Designing Stunning Infographics

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Infographics remain one of the best forms of visual content in the digital world today. They catch the eye and they can publicize a great deal of …

Infographics

Report refutes LGBT ‘born that way’ theory

According to a new report, scientific evidence fails to support the “born that way” theory of sexual orientation. In addition, there is “no evidence” …

The Right Way to Add Rowing to Your Training Regime

<b>Everyone should row</b>. And everyone can row. This is a fact my boat club's champions beautifully demonstrate. The members of Molesey Boat Club stretch …

How To Photoshop Faster | Simple Tips To Speed Up Your Photoshop Workflow Pt.2

Photoshop is just one of those programs that, once learned, is hard to do without, but perhaps a bit harder to get started. Without question there …

CrossFit workouts: The 10-Day program to get stronger

It’s no secret that CrossFit is a demanding discipline. If you wanna survive a grueling WOD, you’ll need a big metabolic engine, plenty of power, and …

Workouts