Doing crunches every day in the gym can become extremely boring — not to mention the fact that they aren't good for you back. Instead, consider a challenging core workout like the one Kelsey Wells, NASM-certified
As a CrossFitter, having a strong core is essential because it makes everything easier: burpees, squats, box jumps, and pull-ups, to name a few. Aside from AbMat sit-ups, we actually rarely do strict exercises.
Are you ready? Are you pumped? Are you prepared to go all in? Good. Because this CrossFit workout is going to take all your physical and mental effort to push through. But it's totally worth it. You'll
Whether you're new to HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workouts, or you've been doing them for years, here's a basic bodyweight HIIT workout you can do anywhere. You don't need any equipment to
After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing McCrum
Visit other worlds So you just got a new ebook reader for the holidays this year. Nice! Now, it’s time to find books to load it up with, which should give you plenty to read on your trip home, or if you
The must-read brain books of 2017 featured persuasion, compulsion, popularity, fear, technology, distraction, and the reasons why we’re capable of so much good and so much evil. The eight books on this
Sweeping family epics, intimate personal tales, Hollywood escapades, and a close look at places we know little about. August yields some extraordinarily rich reading, from big family epics to stories narrow
I am a writer, and part of being a great writer means reading--a lot. But reading has so many other benefits that people tend to forget, one of which being it works your brain in a different way than blogs
Remember View-Masters? A once-popular line of stereoscopes, still around today, that came with a thin cardboard disk containing seven photos on film that circulated through a reel. Each time you pressed
So you’ve decided it’s finally time to get serious about getting in shape. Great work! But just because it is the time doesn’t mean you always have the time. There are tons of yoga, pilates, cardio and
People, particularly young people, are beset by mental health problems on a scale never seen before. Now it is time to rebalance individualism against the common good We live with an epidemic of anxiety.
Is the new requirement to climbing the corporate ladder that you count all the steps? Most mornings, Brett Broviak rises at 4:30 for a walk around a nearby track before work. The winters in his native