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These Are the 35 Top Bodyweight Ab Exercises to Chisel Your Core

While it's true that decreasing belly fat comes down to your diet, once your waist is lean, you'll want to reveal a strong, chiseled core. You don't need equipment to make that happen! These are the best bodyweight moves to get you a six-pack. Choose five or more to create your own core-carving …

Workouts

If You Hate Small Talk, Use These 20 Questions As A Conversation Starter Instead

We are wired to be deep connectors; however, societal norms have taken us a few steps away from our true nature. It's much more socially acceptable to have small talk and direct our conversations to safe topics such as the weather and other people.<p>As society continues to evolve and younger …

Money

Tone and Strengthen Your Entire Body With This At-Home Workout

Allow us to excuse-proof your fitness life with this workout you can do anytime, anywhere. No equipment is needed since the exercises are bodyweight moves. This circuit will work your entire body and should take under 30 minutes.

Workouts

Why Personal Branding Is Key To Career Success -- And How To Create Yours

I once had a client, let’s call him Jim, who came to me with a question: <i>do I need a personal brand to be successful</i>?<p>My answer was a whole-hearted, resounding, yes!<p>Personal branding is crucial to cultivating a successful career. Marketing yourself and your career as a brand is more than just about …

Personal Branding

The 30 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Men

11. Bulgarian Split Squat<p>The challenge of a single-leg squatting motion is tough enough. Add to that the stretch and activation of your rear leg’s …

Bodyweight Exercise

6 Fun Exercises to Get Rid of Belly Fat That You Can Do Right in a Chair

People are called fat if they have bigger body than anyone else, much more when they have belly fat. As such, losing belly fat is one of the concerns …

Exercise

The World’s Top Nonfiction Authors Are Reading These Six Books

A new season of reading from the Next Big Idea Club has officially arrived.<p>The Next Big Idea Club has kicked off its third season of bringing …

Self-improvement

Get 400 Trainer-Guided Workouts For Free With ClassPass Go

We all know that working out is important, but sometimes actually making it to the gym is easier said than done. This week ClassPass unveiled a new …

Flipboard

The 16 Best Bodyweight Squat Variations For the Ultimate Booty Burn

No barbell? No dumbbells? No problem! You can still tone your legs and booty with the ultimate bodyweight move: the squat. Here are 16 variations of the classic exercise to up your booty gains and strengthen your backside because having strong glutes is important to your overall health. Mix one or …

Workouts

This Is the 1 Exercise That Tones My Abs, Butt, and Legs All at Once

As a trainer, I spend a lot of time experimenting with different movements that will give my clients the most bang for their buck. One of the movements I have begun to implement in almost every training program I design is the reverse lunge but with a twist — a knee drive. I love this move because …

The Exact Kettlebell and Bodyweight Workout That Left My Abs Sore For Days

Anyone who knows me or follows me on Instagram knows I'm a fiend for kettlebells. I love the versatility of this fitness tool, and I especially love that you can mix it up with other kinds of workouts for a comprehensive sweat session.<p>I recently had the chance to work out with Francheska Martinez, …

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

Former First Lady Barbara Bush Has Died

Barbara Bush, who served as first lady during the 1989–1993 presidency of her husband, George H.W. Bush, and was the matriarch of a Republican political dynasty that dominated conservative politics for decades, died Tuesday. She was 92.<p>Bush family spokesman Jim McGrath announced the death Tuesday …

Government

This Full-Body Workout From the "Kettlebell King" Will Leave You Feeling Sore and Badass

Eric Leija is known as primal.swoledier on Instagram, but around here he's known as the Kettlebell King. He's known for consistently posting kettlebell workouts that target pretty much every muscle in the body, including ones you didn't even know existed. And his emphasis on functional movement and …

These Lower Ab Exercises Will Make You So Sore, It'll Hurt to Laugh!

Work your core with these intense moves that specifically target the lower abs. Um, we're sorry, but you'll definitely be sore tomorrow. Avoid anything funny at all costs, because it'll hurt to laugh!

Workouts

These 5 Exercises Are the Secret to Kayla Itsines's Insanely Sculpted Abs

Whether you're a gym newbie or a seasoned regular, chances are you've been in the following (somewhat awkward) situation: you make your way to the floor exercises area of your gym, ready to dominate some core work, but then you're suddenly overwhelmed by all of the options. <i>Do I grab a medicine ball</i> …

Workouts

This Is What It's Like to Do 100 Crunches a Day For 1 Week

We rarely ever do ab exercises in CrossFit. That's because many of the exercises we do like squats, burpees, box jumps, and pull-ups are compound movements that engage the core — we multitask! But since one of my new year's resolutions is to press into a handstand, I know I need to give my core a …

Buh-Bye, Extra Pounds — This Is the Ultimate Workout For Weight Loss

To get the best results, you need to use the best exercises. We've got your top eight weight-loss moves, which you can add to your current workouts or put together for a full-fledged workout. Each exercise is a compound and dynamic movement so you have no doubt you're going to maximize the amount …

The workout plan that works forever

Drazen_ / Getty<p>Drazen_ / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 4-7<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Fitness is complicated these days. There are so many programs, exercises, and …

Workouts

The 3-Minute Hack to Improve Your HIIT Performance

It might sound counterintuitive, but mindful meditation has been shown to improve your high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts<p>Meditation and high-intensity interval training (HIIT) might seem like polar opposites. After all, when you’re busting out burpees and dumbbell snatches, you’re not …

The 30-second trick to brightening your dark under-eye circles

Be honest: Do you log more hours with your computer or your BFF? Especially if you need to be in an office all day, your screen time is probably …

6 Deadlift Variations Your Butt Will Thank You For

The deadlift is one of the best full-body exercises you can do. Many trainers would argue it's THE best, because it's the perfect example of a …

Workouts

An Expert Says This Is the Number 1 Way to Work Your Core

Don't waste your time just doing crunches that only work one part of your belly. If you want to look down and see a six-pack, you need to do exercises that challenge your entire core.<p>Kristina Marcussen, a neuromuscular physical therapist who specializes in working with athletes of all ages, has an …

Workouts

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 …

5 Tips To Capture Lightning

Every year Gary Hart and I travel to Arizona for monsoon workshops. In August of 2016 it will be our 4th time teaching one of our most …

4 Reasons to Start a Business in Retirement

If you're among the many retirees who spent decades working long hours and struggling through the daily grind, at first glance, the idea of starting a business in retirement may not hold much appeal. After all, retirement is supposed to be a time of leisure, relaxation, and rest, right? While …

The 5-Minute Morning Routine to Feel Better All Day

You might not be able to do anything about the 10 hours per day you spend hunched over a laptop. But spending just five minutes every morning with …

Yoga