Ian Erskine

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This Is the Absolute Best Diet for Women Over 40

Women over 40 have different metabolic needs, so you’ll need to make some dietary adjustments. Here are the diet swaps you should make if you want to …

The Top 52 Hiker Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

1. BURYING YOUR RESERVOIR<p>Few flubs are more irritating than a leaky water bladder that soaks your pack on the drive to the trailhead. It happens when …

24 Simple Daily Habits These High Achievers Swear by for Their Success

It's a matter of consistently doing things which have been shown to give people an edge.<p>Ever wonder what sets highly successful people apart? I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and it's not rocket science. In fact, …

Taking Full Responsibility Of Your Life.

Most people are too afraid to commit to anything because they already know they're going to break their commitment.<p>Most people are too afraid to commit to anything because they already know they're going to break their commitment. This internal fear is the primary challenge, yet compounded by …

10 Lessons this Entrepreneur Learned from Flipping $100 Million in Real Estate

You learn a lot going from broke to successful -- and mostly it's about yourself.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The U.S. housing market has been on a steady tear for the past century. While there have been blips on the radar, especially recently with the Great …

Real Estate

25 Top Podcasts That Will Spark Your Entrepreneurial Vision

Listening to a podcast while going to and from work is a rare example of successful multitasking.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever heard anyone say that the trend is your friend? Sure, if something is getting a lot of attention, you probably should examine it …

Entrepreneurship

Tip: The Best Way to Do Flyes

Make this exercise work even better for pecs. Here's how.<p>Get your upper back off the top of the bench. This allows the scapula to move with more …

Tip: Improve Your Squat Mobility

Fix your ugly squat by squatting. Here's how.<p>Let's say your upper back is like a rusty hinge and can't get into position to hold the bar properly. …

5 moves to get the abdominal V-shape you’ve always wanted

Six-packs? So 2016. Biceps? Give us a break. This year, people are drooling over a muscle you might not have known existed.<p>The transversus abdominis …

Workouts

Bulletproof Your Hamstrings with These 7 Easy Moves

Obstacle races have gotten incredibly popular over the last few years, for obvious reasons: They break up the monotony of running a 5k (or more) with …

Tip: A Better, Stricter Way to Barbell Row

Better results, less risk of injury. Try this unique and effective back exercise.<p>Traditional barbell rows can put undue stress on the lower back, …

Rotation Training for Athletes & Lifters

The 7th Functional Movement Pattern<p>The 7th Movement Pattern<p>Rotation is actually NOT one of the 6 foundational movement patterns (squat, hinge, lunge, …

The Workout That Helped This 42-Year-Old Guy Sculpt His Six Pack Abs

Eric Falstrault was always in shape, but jiu-jitsu took his routine to the next level<p>Eric Falstrault was never really in bad shape. As a gym owner, he's worked in the fitness industry for the past 20 years. To be a good example to his clients, he's always tried to practice what he preached.<p>The …

These 3 Exercises Are a Waste of Time

Here's What To Do Instead<p>Brainwashed<p>People love majoring in the minors, especially when it comes to "functional training." I get it. Bullshit …

Biomechanics

4 Of The Best Pilates YouTube Workouts To Do At Home

You know Pilates is strong foundation to any workout plan, yet somehow it’s the one class you never make it to. Right?<p>Well <i>WH</i> readers, you’re in the …

Exercise

These 9 behaviors could cut your dementia risk by 35 percent

Quitting smoking, being social, and exercising more can boost your brain health.<p>Dementia has long been thought of as an inevitable part of aging, but researchers are increasingly learning that’s not quite true.<p>About a third of dementia cases might actually be avoided by living a lifestyle that …

The Brain

The only workout you need to get that sculpted chest

The only workout you need to get that sculpted chest<p>When I was a freshman in high school, Bench Press Day was sacred. I thought about it all week, …

Tip: Kettlebell Swings and Plank Breathing

Do 20 swings. Without rest, drop into a hard-style plank for 10 deep breaths. Repeat for 5-10 rounds as a workout finisher.<p>The finisher below was …

Stop worrying about where your life is heading and take things at your own pace

opinion<p><b>For the past few years, I have been worrying about where my life is heading, whether I’m making the right choices to get me where I need to be</b> …

To Be Happy, Give Up These 10 Habits

The real key to happiness is actually giving up certain perspectives and behaviors.<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>How can you introduce a little bit more happiness into your life? You may need to give up several things to become happy. To become happier, most people focus on adding things.<p>The …

Happiness

52 Ways to Show I Love You: Expand the Circle

My husband and I recently saw <i>The Big Sick</i>, an elegantly conceived and executed movie about an ancient story: Two young people are born into families …

Love Stories

Tip: Battling Ropes and Side Plank Finisher

This conditioning finisher will not only torch fat, it'll teach you to control your breathing in intense sports or workouts.<p>Developing the ability to …

4 Powerful Daily Mobility Drills

<b>Athletes inevitably get tight and achy.</b> They need effective mobilization techniques to not only keep their bodies supple, but also combat the ill …

How to Run Without Destroying Your Knees

Sure, the excuse “I can’t run, it’ll hurt my knees” has gotten legions of couch potatoes off the hook—but its usefulness may have finally run …

The RAIL System: Shoulder Mobility for the Bench Press

<b>Bench pressing is not a just chest exercise.</b> There is no break in living matter. There are no empty spaces between tissue layers and body parts. When …

8 Gmail Hacks That Will Boost Your Productivity

Time to get smart.<p>Chances are extremely good you use Gmail as your email service of choice. With over one billion active users worldwide, so much of …

SoundCloud, the ‘YouTube for audio’, cuts 173 jobs, closes San Francisco, London offices

Some rough news today for SoundCloud, the audio streaming site whose content is largely based around uploads from its 175 million users in 190 countries. The company has announced that it is laying off 173 employees, and it is closing offices in San Francisco and London. The moves are being …

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Amazing low-cost, off-grid Lifehaus homes are made from recycled materials

This amazing home by Lifehaus blends low-cost off-grid appeal with with holistic living and luxurious details. The Lebanon-based company started by …

Design

Pre-test jitters? Here’s how teachers are helping students de-stress

Assessments may change in many ways, but for most students, the stress of having to prove what they know and can do doesn’t go away.<p>That’s why an …

Education