Francisco Ibanez-Carrasco

18 Flips | 4 Magazines | 116 Likes | 10 Following | 25 Followers | @GIVING_IT_RAW | Writer, escritor, www.givingitraw.ca, nacido en Santiago de Chile, came to Canada at 22, got AIDS in 1986, tripped the light fantastic, is alive!

Fit Over 50 – Smart Exercises to Help You Feel Great

Many people believe that aging is just slowly dying. I refuse to believe that. And, better yet, I believe that as we age, we can continue to …

Slum Life | Antímano

The slums reality peeks through classrooms<br>windows at <i>Andrés Bello</i> Catholic University.<p><i>La realidad de los barrios marginales se asoma</i> <i><br>a través de las</i> …

Last Post: I love you Caracas

This is the last post of <i>Caracas Shots</i> photoblog, after 3 years and just 580 posts including this one. I return to Santiago, Chile, city where I lived …

Praying for Peace | 8

Wall Mural in Chacao praying for peace.<i><br>Mural en Chacao rogando por la paz.</i> <i></i> <br>Click here and visit all posts <b>Praying for Peace</b><p><b></b>Click here and visit all …

7 HIIT YouTube Workouts That Take You From Zero to Sweat in Record Time

So you’ve decided it’s finally time to get serious about getting in shape. Great work! But just because it <i>is</i> the time doesn’t mean you always <i>have</i> the time. There are tons of yoga, pilates, cardio and strength training workouts available on YouTube (that’s right, no gym necessary), but if you’re a …

The Cardio Movement That Strengthens Your Core and Shoulders

It’s called an iso-shoulder runner, and here’s why you need to add it to your routine today<p>In the video above, <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour combines an isometric shoulder raise with a high-knee run. He calls the new exercise “iso-shoulder runners.”<p>It’s a supersmart movement that we hope …

Match Your Motivational Tactic to the Situation

How do you know if you are selecting the right motivational strategies to convince your employees, peers, and even yourself to work smarter and harder?<p>Behavioral scientists have been researching the different ways people motivate themselves and others for decades. Their experiments have shown, for …

Should An HR Person Give Job Applicants Advice?

Dear Liz,<p>I am an HR Manager in a consulting firm. I like my job a lot but I have run into several cultural issues here that I haven’t faced before.<p>One of the biggest parts of my job is to recruit new employees. 2015 was my first full year on this job and I recruited seventeen great people.<p>One of …

Want to Lift More Weight Overhead? Then You Must Do This Move

Tight shoulders and upper back muscles are a menace to your health and your workouts. This mobility drill improves both<p>Serious strength training requires your upper back to perform two opposing functions: It needs to provide a strong, stable base that allows you to lift and hold heavy weights …

The One-Dumbbell Workout For Bigger Arms

This high-volume workout will upsize your arms in under 10 minutes a day<p>Muscles respond to both heavy weights and high volume.<p>When you’re talking about arm muscles, though, there’s only so much weight you can use on biceps curls and triceps extensions without screwing up your form and putting your …

The 20-Minute Kettlebell Shred

With one kettlebell and enough room to swing it, you can get an awesome metabolic workout<p>A new study in the <i>Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research</i> shows that the length of workouts doesn’t matter. The Danish researchers compared nine shorter sessions to three longer ones, and found absolutely …

The Quad Quake Workout

This triple-threat, three-exercise circuit pumps up your thighs, jacks up your heart rate, and incinerates your belly<p>The quadriceps are your body’s biggest muscles, and when you work them in concert with your glutes and hamstrings, you hit more than 50 percent of your body’s total muscle mass.<p>It …

The 5 Exercises Every Guy Should Master

Before you do another rep, make sure you’re an expert on these movements first<p>I know the best way to train my body. But this knowledge took almost two decades to accumulate.<p>So when I look back on my first workout ever, I cringe.<p>There are so many things I would do differently. If I had known back …

The 70 Best Bodyweight Exercises to Seek and Destroy Fat

Use these cardio movements to wipe out calories and get seriously lean<p>What happens when you ask <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director how he burns fat fast?<p>He answers your question with this video—a compilation of his favorite 70 bodyweight cardio exercises.<p><b>Related</b>: METASHRED EXTREME—the Ultimate Fitness …

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