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These 15 attitude changes will make you more likable

No man (or woman) is an island at work. The core truth is that our success depends on others. Whether we get promoted, get raises and succeed in …

Self-help

My Favorite Albums of 2015

Music is about as personal as it gets, so here’s my list of music albums that resonated with me this year.<p><b>Hamilton — Soundtrack</b><p>In 2015 one New Yorker …

Music

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

11 Things I Learned from 20 Years of Lifting

Here are some surprising training do’s and don’ts from a leading exercise physiologist and strength coach<p><i>This story was originally published on</i> DeanSomerset.com<i>, the website of</i> <i>Dean Somerset, a personal trainer and exercise physiologist from Edmonton, Alberta Canada. His clientele ranges from joint</i> …

Exercise

Women's Health

Exercise 1 Goblet Squat<p><b>Why it's perfect for you:</b> This squat variation (my hands-down fave!) hits your quads like most others but also focuses on the glutes, hamstrings, and core-stabilizing muscles, which tend to be weaker in women.<p>Stand tall with your feet shoulder-width apart, holding the end of …

Pictures of the Week 7.24.15

Japan

Slow-Cooker Indian Spiced Chicken with Tomato and Cream

Servings<p>This fragrant sauce calls for a mix of dried spices. If the ones you’ve got in the pantry smell musty or you can’t remember when you bought them, restock.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter) or vegetable oil<p>6 chicken legs (drumsticks with thighs; about 3 pounds)<p>Kosher salt, …

Slow Cookers

The Best Exercises to Blast Belly Fat

Do you want abs? Don’t bother working on your abs.<p>That’s right—the best way to burn fat, build muscle, and strengthen your core is a complete abs …

Fitness

Mindfulness Training and the Compassionate Brain

There is a gamut of recent neuroscientific studies that support the transformative power of mindfulness and compassion meditation. Different types of …

Sam Harris on the Paradox of Meditation and How to Stretch Our Capacity for Everyday Self-Transcendence

Montaigne believed that meditation is the finest exercise of one’s mind and David Lynch uses it as an anchor of his creative integrity. Over the centuries, the ancient Eastern practice has had a variety of exports and permutations in the West, but at no point has it been more vital to our sanity …

3 Moves That Are Secretly Amazing for Your Abs

It has a rep as an awesome arm and shoulder builder, “but anytime you bring weight over your head, you’re forced to brace your core, which makes abs muscles stronger,” says Cosgrove. Stand and hold a pair of dumbbells level with your shoulders, elbows bent, palms facing each other. Lift them …

Arms Workouts

7 Workouts For Hot Arms<p>Ready to give everyone arm envy?<p>It’s not like anyone ever <i>liked</i> having arm jiggle, but lately, the dreaded “bingo arm” has become public enemy No. 1: Since 2000, there’s been a <i>major</i> uptick—4,378 percent—in the number of upper arm lift procedures done in the U.S, according to …

Food Safety Tips to Reduce Food Poisoning or Foodborne Illness

The 9 Foods Most Likely to Make You Sick<p>Follow these kitchen tips to beat off nasty bacteria and keep making the meals you love<p>No one wants to toss a salad with E. coli or serve chicken with a side of salmonella. But every year, about 9 million Americans fall sick from these and other sources of …

The Classic Cocktails That Every Woman Should Know

7 drinks that serve as the perfect go-to for every lady.<p>You walk into a bar, go up to the bartender, and...draw a blank. So many bottles, so many options, but what do you <i>want?</i> The 7 classics that serve as the perfect go-to:<p>Gimlet<p><b>For those who always order:</b> gin and tonics<p><b>What it's made with:</b> gin, …

'Dancing with the Stars' Nastia Liukin shares her morning routine - TODAY.com

Olympic gymnastics champion Nastia Liukin is getting a new kind of workout as a competitor on this season of "Dancing With the Stars." Here, she shares her morning routine with TODAY.com, and how you can steal her workout.<p>Samantha Okazaki / TODAY<p>Olympian Nastia Liukin likes to sip on a healthy …

Hard Core Strength Workout

Boost power in the saddle with this quick and easy abs routine<p>If you’re not doing core work, you should be. Research on cyclists shows that when core muscles fatigue, pedaling mechanics break down, paving the way for poor performance and injury. No time, you say? That’s no excuse. You need only …

The Surprising Ways Lifting Weights Will Change Your Life

Because of the way "meatheads" and "gym bros" are portrayed in popular culture, weight lifting and even gym culture in general seems pretty intimidating, especially to newcomers who are unfamiliar with the environment.<p>Yes, the gym, and especially the weight section, can be an intimidating place, …

12 Workouts You Can Do in Only 5 Minutes (Yep, 5!)

Fewer excuses, more sweat<p>Spending an hour at the gym can be a great way to get blissed-out before heading to the office or to unwind after a long day. But sometimes (read: often) you don't have an hour to spare. That's why the 12 workout videos in our playlist below, led by <i>Women's Health</i> fitness …

27 Diagrams That Make Cooking So Much Easier

Including easy ingredient substitutions, basic knife sk […]

Cooking

Vegetarian Sandwich and Wrap Recipes

We've got great vegetarian sandwiches that you'll look forward to for every meal, including fresh and healthy hummus and vegetables on whole grain bread, gooey grilled cheese, veggie burgers, breakfast burritos, and much more in between.<p>Hummus and tapenade unite to pack a flavorful lunchtime punch …

Food

The Total-Body Circuit Workout You Can Do While You Travel

Exercise 1 Hand-Release Pushup<p>Start in a straight-arm plank position, your body elevated between your hands and toes. Line up your hands directly under your shoulders, just wider than your ribcage <b>(A)</b>. Keeping your core stiff and squeezing your glutes, lower your chest completely down to the floor …

Four Power-Packed Soups

Speed your recovery after a cold winter ride with healthy—and delicious—easy soups<p>After a chilly ride, few meals are more satisfying than soup. Warm and comforting, "soup provides a big bang for your buck," says sports nutritionist Lisa Dorfman, R.D. "You can get lots of protein, fiber, and carbs …

The Ultimate Leg Workout Routine

Exercise 1 Lateral Band Walk<p>Place a mini resistance band just below your knees and stand with your feet hip-width apart, knees slightly bent <b>(a)</b>. Maintaining a tight core, step your left foot out to the side <b>(b)</b>, followed by your right. Continue for 30 to 40 small steps, keeping tension on the band, …

How to Rid Yourself of Belly Pooch Forever

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p><b>When Eating</b><br>Take an honest look at your diet and your bathroom schedule. Your belly might not be caused by fat but by air trapped …

The Lean Muscle Diet

Principle No. 1 <br>You Need to Eat More Food<p>If you have a Taco Bell Cheesy Gordita Crunch habit, the first step is easy: Limit your intake of anything with a name that includes the words "cheesy," "gordita," and/or "crunch."<p>But you still need to eat something, and whatever it is, it'll have calories …

Slow-cooker magic: Make Christmas morning special with this deluxe overnight oatmeal

If you still haven't tried making oatmeal in your slow cooker, you're in for a real treat. This make-ahead oatmeal serves a whole houseful of relatives and couldn't be easier to prepare the night before, so it's perfect for Christmas morning. With just a stir and a push of a button, you can throw …