Chris Reyna

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The Real Reason You’ll Never Be In Shape & What To Do About It

As a personal trainer I get insight into many human behaviours.My early Wednesday can be spent with a stressed out mid-level manager of an small …

Food Preparation

16 Exercises That Will Keep You Fit After 40

Fight aging with these moves that work on mobility and balance.<p>Getting older doesn’t mean you have to work out less.<p>In fact, you should probably add <i>more</i> exercises to your repertoire as you age to help you stay spry and prevent injury. David Jack, creator of the Men's Health Muscle After 40 (MA40) …

Workouts

Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

Documentaries

14 Agility Drills For People Over 40

Feel like an athlete again with moves that build speed, reaction time, and conditioning.<p>Basketball isn’t just a “young man’s game.” Neither is ice hockey, tennis, touch football, or martial arts. In fact, there’s no sport or leisure activity you should have to give up completely just because you’re …

All You Need Is a Mat and 25 Minutes to Complete This Total Body Boot Camp Workout

Prepare to sweat.<p>Devan Kline, founder of Burn Boot Camp, and Beth Williams, a franchise partner and personal trainer, stopped by our offices to show …

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are 3 reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaced it with provides even more valuable insight for entrepreneurs …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Drink You Should Have First Thing When You Wake Up In The Morning

The food and drink choices we make in the morning can set the stage for a day of great eating. Provided we’re selecting the right anti-inflammatory …

American Experience

Freedom Summer | Article<p>Fannie Lou Hamer<p>Fannie Lou Hamer was born in 1917, the 20th child of Lou Ella and James Lee Townsend, sharecroppers east of …

Meet Roger Frampton, the international model and personal trainer who swapped weights and cardio for stretches

33-year-old model and personal trainer Roger Frampton is chiselled, bright-eyed, and, surprisingly, even more handsome in real life than his photos suggest. But when we met after January's London Fashion Week Men's wrapped up, it was not to discuss his good looks nor his international modelling …

London Fashion Week

6 Exercises to Help Injury-Proof Your Lower Back

Lower back injury is always a looming threat. Here's how to keep yours healthy.<p>We all hear that voice in our heads, the one that tells us that the …

Muscle

Ta-Nehisi Coates has an incredibly clear explanation for why white people shouldn’t use the n-word

Ta-Nehisi Coates

In Italy, A Medieval Town Confronts A Double Threat — Erosion And Too Many Tourists

Tourism is booming in Italy, which welcomed close to 50 million visitors over the summer. That has helped some places that have been struggling to survive. But for one destination, it might be too much of a good thing.<p>Civita di Bagnoregio is in the northern corner of the Lazio region, 75 miles …

I'm a black daughter of the Confederacy, and this is how we should deal with all those General Lees

As monuments to the Confederacy are swept away from public spaces, white supremacists, neo-Nazis and the president of the United States have been fretting over the so-called attack on history, presumably their history. Their white history.<p>Attack, assault, erasure, destruction — well, truth and …

Rights & Freedoms

There's A Scientific Reason for Why You Look Weird In Selfies

There are many reasons why you look weird in selfies. Sometimes it’s simply because you have a weird-looking face (sorry, guys.) Sometimes it’s …

Live Like You Could Lose Everything, but Know There's Nothing to Lose

You need to embrace the idea that giving everything you've got is a vital responsibility.<p>For most people, the stakes simply aren't high enough.<p>There's not enough reason to get up early and work, get off Facebook, or get into shape.<p>Put most simply, most people don't have a compelling enough <i>why.</i> If …

How to Reshape Your Brain and Learn Anything, Based on the Most Popular Coursera Class Ever

No matter what you want to know and remember, the same basic methods and principles apply.<p>You know that old saying that if you give a person a fish, they'll eat for a day, and if you teach them to fish, they'll eat for a lifetime? It's the perfect summary of just how important learning can be. But …

Capitalism's excesses belong in the dustbin of history. What's next is up to us | Martin Kirk

It’s time to dethrone capitalism’s single-minded directive and replace it with a more balanced logic, laying the foundations for a better, more equitable world<p>Back in February, a college sophomore called Trevor Hill stood up during a televised town hall meeting in New York and put a simple question …

Mesmerizing maps show how religion has spread throughout the world

Their spread throughout parts of Asia and Europe, and gradually down to Africa and across to the Americas, has been fractured and erratic.<p>Here's how the major religions have touched nearly all corners of the globe.

Jesus

Want to Be Happier? Answer These 34 Essential Life Audit Questions

Unless you figure out where you are, you won't get to where you want to go.<p>Audits are standard in both personal and business finance, but in many ways, life audits are much more crucial. That's because life audits evaluate well-being not just in one area but in basically everything. They can mean …

Critical thinking: how to help your students become better learners

Want your class to make the most out of learning opportunities? Try focusing not just on the task itself, but how they approach it<p>Encouraging students to build awareness, understanding and control of their thought processes – also known as metacognition – has been identified by the Education …

Harvard’s Proposed Policy Would Punish Students for Having Normal Social Lives

For the second time in less than two years, Harvard College Dean Rakesh Khurana is expanding paternalistic restrictions and sanctions on the student …

Build Muscle With the Pushup Challenge

The pushup is a classic move and one of the best things you can do to hit your chest, shoulders, arms, and core in one swoop.<p>If you get your pushup …

Workouts

Landscape Ideas: 10 Wooden Decks That Disappear

The best wooden deck is one you don’t notice: it creates outdoor living space without distracting you from the outdoors.<p>Here are 10 of our favorite …

How the King James Bible Came to Be

Precisely 451 years after the June 19, 1566, birth of King James I of England, one achievement of his reign still stands above the rest: the 1611 …

Koh-i-Noor: The History of the World’s Most Infamous Diamond – review

William Dalrymple and Anita Anand recount the story of treachery and bloodshed that surrounds the famous stone<p>Size, as we know, is not everything. You might only be the 90th largest, but you can still emerge with a sizable reputation. This is one of several lessons to be learned from the story of …

Why did the richest ancient Greeks voluntarily pay high taxes?

Imagine a progressive tax–in other words, a tax that falls on those most able to pay; a tax that results in the rich paying–quite voluntarily–<i>more</i> than they are obliged, instead of trying to avoid it; a tax that’s spent according to the wishes of the person who paid it; a tax that involves little …

Giant Sets: The Best Thing You Aren’t Doing to Gain Muscle and Burn Fat

Giant sets are one of the best ways to build size and strength in a short time, but they can also be a great way to get your heart rate up and shed …

4 Shoulder Stretches to Keep You Limber Forever

• Lie on top of a long foam roller with your head at one end and your tailbone at the other.<br>• Place your hands at your sides, palms facing down, thumbs …

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 …

The Best Videos For Educators In 2017 – So Far

Another day, another mid-year “Best” list (you can find all 1,700 Best lists here).<p>You might also be interested in:<p>I’ve also written a guest post for …