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Ditch the grammar and teach children storytelling instead

Writing stories is a craft that is crucial for life. And if the government insists, you can test it, measure it and use it in commerce, too<p>A report in the Times has quoted a secondary school teacher who complained that their year 7 intake no longer knew how to tell a story. “They knew what a …

Grammar

The Worst Exercises For Fat Burning, According To Personal Trainers

Exercising and weight loss go hand-in-hand. Heading to the gym helps you burn the calories needed to lose weight and get in shape.<p>With so many …

Tip: The Right Rest Period for Strength Gains

How long should you rest between sets? If your main goal is strength, follow the guidelines here.<p>Goal Dependent Rest Intervals<p>The amount of time you …

Exercise

Weight loss can be tied to when, not just what, you eat

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are trying to lose weight and otherwise improve your health, you may already be mindful about what you eat during the day.<p>You might skip breakfast. At lunch, you may opt for a salad with lots of veggies, no croutons and low-fat dressing -- on the side, of course.<p>Then, three o'clock …

Nutrition

The beginner's guide to yoga for men

I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ Insane ‘Deadpool 2’ Workout—and Now I Know Why He’s Shredded<p>F.D.A. Approves First-of-its-Kind Drug to Prevent Migraines<p>Josh …

Yes, You Can Create An Unforgettable Protagonist

“In nearly all good fiction, the basic — all but inescapable — plot form is this: A central character wants something, goes after it despite …

A 25-year-old spent $250 turning his truck into a camper van to travel across the US

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• John Charles Putrino built a bed and storage unit into the back of his truck.</b><b><br>• He's driving to national parks across the US.</b><b><br>• It took some getting used to, but he enjoys the solitude of low-maintenance travel.</b><p>John Charles Putrino wanted to keep his cross-country trip …

Royal Enfield Beach Tracker

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>Indian<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Tracker<p>The Royal Enfield Bullet is the longest running production motorcycle in the world, the first …

The Easy and Very Surprising Way to Learn a New Language

Adult language learning--fast. It uses technology. And real native speakers.<p>I have visited Germany a few times in the last several years and found myself frustrated by my lack of ability to communicate. I flippantly suggested to friends that the next time I go to Germany I'll be speaking German. …

Language Learning

Men's Journal: Health, Adventure, Gear, Style

Answer the “Tell Me About Yourself” Interview Question With This Formula

Job interviews can be awkward, especially with open-ended questions like, “So, tell me about yourself.” Where do you start? What do they want to …

Employment

How to improve anything you write in 2 minutes

Following are the simplest tips I can give you to easily — and forever — improve the quality of your writing.<p>Delete the word "that"<p>The word "that" can be removed from your writing at least 90% of the time, and it will instantly make your sentence stronger.<p><b>Example:</b> "You believe that I'm lying, but …

The 2-Move Workout That Gives You Killer Abs and Biceps

The best part: It only takes 12 minutes<p>Most people don’t think of the chinup—one of the two moves in the workout above from Arizona-based trainer Jeremy Scott—as an abs exercise. But aside from being one of the best back and biceps builders, a strict chinup requires a strong and stable core.<p>The key …

How to Look Good Naked: Inside Dakota Johnson’s Fifty Shades Darker Workout Routine

“The joke was, ‘I’m about to be naked for six months,’” says Gunnar Peterson, the Beverly Hills fitness guru who, together with New York–based trainer Kacy Duke, helped get Dakota Johnson in shape ahead of the filming of <i>Fifty Shades Darker</i>. In order for Johnson to look and feel her best while nude, …

The 15 most popular Super Bowl snack recipes

The Super Bowl is this weekend, which means it's a good time to start thinking about easy, crowd-pleasing snacks to make.<p>We asked Pinterest to help us find some of the most popular recipes out there.<p>From baked zucchini chips to Triscuit pizza, below are the site's 15 most pinned snacks.

7 high-intensity workout methods for greater muscle growth

By now, you’re probably pretty comfortable with your weight training routine. Bench on Mondays, leg day on Thursday, and plenty of protein shakes …

Workouts

Why You Should Consider Writing With an Omniscient Narrator

Today’s guest post is by Martin Cavannagh. Martin is a writer for Reedsy, a publishing network that helps educate authors and connect them with the …

The Two Day Split Workout

<i>This program keeps it simple; you’ll train four days a week—two upper-body days and two lower-body days—and gain strength and stamina fast.</i> <br>The more …

A Brief History of Military Motorcycles

Reading time: about 13 minutes.<p>eBay<br>• Motorcycles<p>The creation of the first viable motorcycles began in earnest in the early twentieth century, and as is …

George Orwell Explains How “Newspeak” Works, the Official Language of His Totalitarian Dystopia in 1984

As we noted yesterday, and you likely noticed elsewhere, George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel <i>1984</i> shot to the top of the charts—or the Amazon …

Language

The Right Way to Use an Ab Roller

The first time you use an ab roller is a humbling experience. If you’ve never seen one, it’s a simple wheel with handles that’s probably lying in the …

This DIY Platform Bed Saves Space, Has Tons of Storage

Arranging a decent-sized bed and other furniture in a small living space can feel like Tetris on hard mode, but if you’re up for a weekend project, …

The 2 Barriers Holding You Back from Finally Writing Your Book, and How to Move Past Them

"I will write my book in 2017!" say aspiring authors everywhere. If you want to make it happen, you must move past these 2 obstacles. Here is how!<p>Do you have "write my book" on your list of 2017 goals or resolutions? The good news is that it's never been easier to write your book.<p>There are …

Writing

Burn maximum fat in 4 weeks with the 'wheel' workout

<b>Duration</b> 25<p><b>Exercises</b> 8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Think of a workout as a big wheel. The hub is your main exercise—the one that drives most of the changes you’d …

Get to Know Everything About Using a Multimeter With This Guide

Multimeters seem simple enough to use. You turn it on, connect the leads, then start poking things. Really though, there’s a quite a bit going on in …

19 Things That Will Make Your Workouts So Much More Effective in 2018

If your New Year’s resolution has you planning to lift more, run more, or sweat more, chances are, you’re looking to do it in the most efficient and …

Exercise

8 of the best free workouts on YouTube

Who says you need an expensive gym membership to get fit?<p>If you're looking to get fit, but the cost of a gym membership is putting you off and you …

Want to Be a Brilliant Public Speaker? Take a Cue From One of President Obama's Quirks

Love him or hate him, President Obama's predictable habit of hesitating when talking speaks volumes about his intelligence and communication genius.<p>If you want to be...the best public speaker you can be...you might just want...to insert some pauses...into every speech you give.<p>At least, that's what …

Public Speaking

Video | How to Get Abs Like Laird - SUP Magazine – The Voice of Standup Paddling

<b>Laird Hamilton didn’t earn his reputation as one of Hawaii’s most respected watermen with flabby abs.</b> In fact, together with his wife Gabrielle Reece …

Workouts