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The Hardest Bodyweight Workout You’ll Ever Do

This routine’s 2:1 work-to-rest ratio optimizes both your workout and post-workout calorie burn, says the Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>Last week, <i>Men’s Health</i> published a story called “The Workout That Burns 346 Calories In 13 Minutes.”<p>The article was based on new research from North Dakota State …

These 46 Little-Known Products On Amazon Are Actually Incredible

I'm somebody who roots for the underdog. Maybe it's because I watched <i>Air Bud</i> as a kid. Maybe it's because I'm so short, I always need help reaching …

'Fiction is outperforming reality': how YouTube's algorithm distorts truth

It was one of January’s most viral videos. Logan Paul, a YouTube celebrity, stumbles across a dead man hanging from a tree. The 22-year-old, who is in a Japanese forest famous as a suicide spot, is visibly shocked, then amused. “Dude, his hands are purple,” he says, before turning to his friends …

Internet

The Secret Lives of Leonardo da Vinci

Walter Isaacson’s biography portrays a man obsessed with knowledge and almost impossible to know.<p>In Renaissance Florence, a number of designated boxes placed throughout the city allowed citizens to make anonymous denunciations of various moral crimes—in 1461, for example, the artist-monk Filippo …

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them) | Inc.com

Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so caught up in day-to-day issues, like homework and soccer practice, that you forget …

Self-help

Our Minds Have Been Hijacked by Our Phones. Tristan Harris Wants to Rescue Them

Sometimes our smart phones are our friends, sometimes they seem like our lovers, and sometimes they’re our dope dealers. And no one, in the past 12 …

Why Weight Training Is Ridiculously Good For You

For many, weight training calls to mind bodybuilders pumping iron in pursuit of beefy biceps and bulging pecs. But experts say it’s well past time to …

George Clooney's tequila company just sold for $1 billion — here's the story of how it was set up by accident

George Clooney's success in the world of Hollywood is well known — as are his efforts in political activism and humanitarian work.<p>A lesser known fact is that the actor and two friends founded one of the fastest-growing tequila brands in the world by accident in 2013. That company is Casamigos, …

Alcohol

​Chisel Your Core With This Glute And Hamstring Workout | Men’s Health

The isometric holds in this circuit put your pelvis in proper (neutral) position and then challenge hip and core stability from different directions, adds Speer. Unilateral exercises like the bridges in this workout allow you to strengthen each side individually and work on imbalances.<p>The starter …

The Workout This Man Used to Get Six-Pack Abs In 8 Weeks | Men’s Health

In 2003, D’itri hit his heaviest weight—230 pounds. Frustrated with the direction his life and body were going, he decided to do the most challenging thing he could think of, so he started training for his first marathon. The pounds came off, and one race turned into 10. More than a decade later, …

In Their Lives: Great Writers on Great Beatles Songs

“The garden of life is strewn with such dormant seeds and so much of art blossoms from their unwilled and unwillable awakenings.”<p>And now for something a bit out of the ordinary: When editor Andrew Blauner invited me to contribute to an anthology of essays by some of his favorite writers about their …

47 Essential Podcasts To Transform Your Commute

So what podcasts are you listening to? You did the real-life mystery saga Shit Town in the car and kept taking detours so you could carry on …

Commuting

17 Ridiculously Stunning Showers That'll Wash Away Your Troubles

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Luxury Lifestyle

Today's Workout 42: The dumbbell-only circuit to build total-body mass

You don't (always) need to lift heavy to gain mass and definition—and this simple, dumbbell-only routine is proof of that.<p>Grow your biceps, triceps, …

A CrossFit Coach Says This Is the Best Way to Lose Belly Fat

Stop doing ab exercises, people. If you want to get rid of your unbudging belly fat, the answer isn't how many crunches you can do. Jade Jenny, head CrossFit coach and owner of Champlain Valley CrossFit says, "there are really no exercises to reduce belly fat, unfortunately this is the age-old …

Workouts

Picking your nose and eating it is good for you, study claims

Most people would agree that picking your nose is frowned upon. And eating the contents it, well, just a bit gross.<p>But nose-picking is not a rare …

15 Minutes and a Kettlebell Are All you Need for a Great Workout

Sometimes we just don’t have the time or resources for a complete workout. But it’s easy to make the most out of an ill-equipped gym space or being …

"Shower Plants" Are the Easiest Way to Keep Your Bathroom Clean

Even those with a black thumb will love this idea!<p>To take advantage of all the beauty (and health benefits!) that plants have to offer, a growing number of homeowners are adding them to an often overlooked area in the home — the shower. In fact, searches for "shower plants" have increased by more …

Googling gives us answers—but deprives us of intelligence

Search engines play one of the most significant roles in our technologically enabled lives by shaping how we conceptualize and interact with information, knowledge, wisdom, and arguably reality itself. They are our externalized reasoning machines, both facilitating our access to knowledge and …

SEO

Deliciously Ella's 6-Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Cake Recipe

<i>Ella Woodward is the woman behind the popular blog and best-selling cookbook</i> Deliciously Ella<i>. When Ella was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune</i> …

A Smarter Way to Make Almond Milk (No Soaking, No Straining)

Almond milk is sort of a pain to make and the stuff that comes from the store, no matter how pricey, sort of tastes like mucky water.<p><i>Phewf!</i> Felt good to get that off my chest.<p>But in <i>The First Mess Cookbook</i>, the new book from the wildly popular plant-based blog by the same name, Laura Wright reveals <b>a</b> …

Breakfast

Easy Vegetarian Dinners for Every Night of the Week

March is nearly over, Easter is just around the bend, and spring will be here any day, right? (Right?!?) Although the farmers' market—with its apple, …

This One Move Will Get You Shredded Abs and Powerful Arms

You need your core for a hell of a lot. Physically performing at a high level, getting stronger, and, of course, looking better with your clothes …

7 Brutal CrossFit Workouts that Are Worth the Pain

Workout 7: 100 burpees for time<p>100 Burpees for time<p>Every minute on the minute:<p>5 Thrusters (135lbs)<p>This is the simplest workout by design, but it's …

Does Yoga Qualify as an Aerobic Workout?

Yoga offers some obvious benefits: stress reduction, muscular flexibility, an enhanced sense of well-being, even cute clothes. But does it qualify as an aerobic workout?<p>Aerobic activity, characterized by an elevated heart rate and increase in the body’s use of oxygen, is closely linked to improved …

Yoga

23 Romantic Love Quotes That Instantly Make You Think of Someone Special

Though it may seem like the language of love is slowly getting killed by texting, all you need is a few reminders that romance is still out there. We looked to Instagram to find beautiful love quotes that will make your heart swell. You might recognize a few or discover your newest favorite, but …

You Don’t Need Any Equipment to Do This Total-Body Strength Workout | Men's Health

<b>Directions:</b><br>Perform 2 reps of the following exercises in the order shown.<p>1. Squat<br>2. Modified blastoff pushup<br>3. Bicycle crunch<br>4. Mountain climber<p>That’s round 1. Perform 9 rounds total, doing the corresponding number of reps each round. Rest only as needed.<p>Round 1: 2 reps<br>Round 2: 4 reps<br>Round 3: 6 …

I Write The Songs: The Brightest Minds Behind The Biggest Hits

Songs can come from anywhere. The distinguished English lawyer Fred Weatherly wrote an estimated 3,000 lyrics during a colourful life. An …

Beatles' 'A Day in the Life': 10 Things You Didn't Know

Read 10 little-known facts about "A Day in the Life," considered by many to be the Beatles' single greatest recorded achievement<p>"'A Day in the Life' …

Guitar

Why You Should Spend Your Money on Experiences, Not Things | Inc.com

When you work hard every single day and there's only so much money left after your regular expenses, you have to make certain it's well spent. Spend your limited funds on what science says will make you happy.<p><b>The Paradox of Possessions</b><p>A 20-year study conducted by Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology …

Happiness