Brandon Outland

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5 Positive Ways Yoga Affects Your Mind

Although many individuals relish in their yoga practice for physical health benefits, there is just as much of a reason to love yoga for its mental …

A 20-Minute Cardio Workout That’s Way Better Than the Treadmill

There’s no need to suffer through a snoozefest of miles on the dreadmill treadmill just because you think that’s the easiest way to do cardio. News …

What You Need to Do to Get the Best Sleep, According to Fitbit

It's not only about getting enough sleep, but also getting the right sleep.<p>3 min read<p>Mentally, socially, professionally -- sleep impacts nearly every aspect of our lives and it can be crucial to our success. And while getting enough sleep is important, it’s also about getting the <i>right</i> sleep.<p>An …

Sleep

The bodyweight routine to improve mobility and athleticism

wundervisuals / Getty<p>wundervisuals / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 7<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>This summer, leave the battles for gym real estate to the meatheads. Some …

7 Tips For Creating Your Own Home Meditation Zone

With all the benefits that come with meditation, it makes sense to set aside a place in your home for this life-enhancing practice, even if it's a space that's technically made for something else.<p>Research has shown that regular meditation offers a host of health and psychological advantages. …

Easy Tips to Try Meditating

Maybe you’ve tried meditating before. You close your eyes, expecting enlightenment (or at least some instant stress relief ) but nothing happens. …

Meditation

A 10-Minute Meditation to Work with Difficult Emotions

​​Can you feel the heat?Life feels a little more intense these days: at home, work, out in the world. When life begins to feel more intense than …

This 1 Skill Is the Fastest Way to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence (and Achieve All Your Personal and Professional Goals)

Stop talking about EQ and start boosting your self-awareness.<p>The only way that you change the world is by impacting other people. Although popular culture praises individuality--being self-sufficient and self-made through hard work--the truth is that no one becomes successful without influencing …

Emotional Intelligence

3 Exercises That Build Mental Strength In Just 5 Minutes A Day

Whether you’re tempted to give in to that craving for a cupcake, or you’re about to give up on your goals, perseverance isn’t easy. But before you blame your lack of God-given willpower and before you make an excuse for your less than stellar performance, consider this; it only takes a few minutes …

Self-confidence

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Try this powerful psychology trick to break yourself from negative thought cycles

Do you criticize yourself? Do you ever think you’re not good enough? Most people self-talk, however when that self-talk becomes negative, it can …

16 of the coolest apps and gadgets you should use the next time you travel

Thanks to technology, gone are the days of overpaying for flights, struggling to book a place to stay when you travel, or suffering through terrible meals at subpar restaurants.<p>But with so many available apps and gadgets to help you out, which ones are really going to save you time and money or …

Eight words that changed the way we think

The exact origins of words are often difficult to place. But sometimes they are the inventions of ground-breaking pioneers – from Chaucer to JK Rowling.<p>Every word conceals a story, a secret history. Behind the syllables we use every day lurk countless forgotten tales. “If you know the origin of a …

J K Rowling

The environmental cost of one day on Earth

For Earth Day 2017, our Econundrum series asks what is the environmental impact of 24 hours on Earth.

Turner Broadcasting

Talent Is Overrated: Top 10 Habits Of Mentally Tough People

People with limitless determination always have enough talent to succeed.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Regardless if you’re an entrepreneur, athlete, coach, artist or politician, we all must overcome hurdles and setbacks at some point in our lives. These …

Self-improvement

How to Use Pain to Become Mentally Stronger (Most Successful People Do This Naturally)

Failure gives you something to prove. The hardest part after a crash is getting back up.<p><i>In her book,</i> Extreme You: Step Up. Stand Out. Kick Ass. Repeat. (Harper Collins, 2017)<i>, Flywheel CEO Sarah Robb O'Hagan discusses the importance of bold measures in business success. In this edited excerpt,</i> …

Success

Our Power Lies In How We Choose to Respond to Our Pain

<b>“The strongest hearts have the most scars.” ~Unknown</b><p>Maybe it’s true, that the strongest hearts have the most scars.<p>And maybe the pain and the …

‘Exactly What I Ate to Get My Blood Sugar Under Control For Good’

Changing one crucial part of his life helped this man bounce back from type-2 diabetes<p>When Thomas Rupp was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, he was stunned. Despite having a challenging career (he was working in corporate finance and for FEMA), he managed to exercise regularly, and he rarely ate fast …

The Fastest Flat-Belly Workout — It's Only 5 Minutes

We're fairly certain you can find five minutes to work your abs and strengthen your core. This quick and effective workout targets areas that often get neglected: the obliques and the lower abs. And bonus — you can do this workout anywhere since it requires no equipment. Just press play and get …

It's Brinner Time! 12 Easy Breakfast-For-Dinner Recipes

Your happy taste buds will have no idea what time it is.<p>Brinner, Brinner, Breakfast for Dinner! Breakfast is arguably the best meal of the day, but normally it’s too rushed to enjoy. That’s why I love breakfast for dinner — from Blueberry Pancakes to Spinach & Cheese Strata, your happy taste buds …

Understanding Your Gaps: Why Some People Succeed and Others Don't

Within each of us are two competing sides, a polarity of character. Only one leads to greatness<p>Do you ever wonder why some people succeed and others don't? We've all seen deserving people who never quite got things off the ground, and others who made it look easy. It doesn't always seem to make …

Leadership

Take 2 Minutes to Flatten Your Abs With This Ultrafast Workout

With slider discs (or wash cloths or paper plates), and just a small amount of space to move, you'll whip through this lightning-fast ab workout, targeting your obliques, lower abs, and that "six-pack zone."<p>Four moves, 30 seconds each, and you don't even have to stand up — all these moves are on …

Workouts

I Did 100 Burpees a Day For 2 Weeks and This Is What Happened

I was used to suffering through burpees during CrossFit classes, but one day I showed up and the WOD (workout of the day) was 100 burpees for time. I thought my coach was joking. I mean, I've definitely done over 100 burpees in a workout before, but that was broken up by other exercises. Thirty was …

How much exercise do I really need?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Between work commitments, family responsibilities, and the stress of everyday life, we have legitimate reasons to fall short of our fitness goals. That's why, for many, the pre-goal should be maximizing the efficiency of your workout regimen.<p>Two and half hours a week of moderate intensity …

Belly Dancing

The 19 Best Exercises For Ab Day

Bored of regular ol' crunches? Add these simple yet effective exercises to your next ab-day routine and you're guaranteed to feel so sore, it'll hurt to laugh.<p>Begin in a plank position. Jump your feet to the outside of your hands, coming into a deep squat and keeping your hands on the floor.<br>• Jump …

I shut off my phone at 9 p.m. every night for a week—here’s what happened

Just about everyone’s fallen victim to a late-night scrolling spiral—you know, when you decide to peek at Instagram before bed, and suddenly it’s …

How to do a perfect pushup - TODAY.com

The dreaded pushups — we all know we should be doing them. But do they actually work — and most importantly, are you doing them right?<p>When done correctly, pushups can help you to strengthen your entire upper body: arms, shoulders and your chest. The only issue is that a lot of people wind up doing …

Workouts

5 Best Loading Schemes for Size & Strength

Set/Rep Methods for Maximal Gains<p>Want Size, Strength, or Both?<p>Here are five of the most effective loading schemes (sets, reps, and weight used) for …

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Six things you should do immediately after a workout

In a good week, let's say you spend seven hours working out. That might sound like a lot of gym time, but it still leaves 161 hours during which you could either undermine all of that hard work, or speed-up results with some smart lifestyle tweaks.<p>How you eat and what you do in the hours following …

Exercise