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14 Agility Drills For People Over 40

Feel like an athlete again with moves that build speed, reaction time, and conditioning.<p>Basketball isn’t just a “young man’s game.” Neither is ice hockey, tennis, touch football, or martial arts. In fact, there’s no sport or leisure activity you should have to give up completely just because you’re …

Exercise

Why Brand Stories Matter And Simple Steps To Creating A Unique Brand Story

Telling and sharing stories is the key to our civilisation. Storytelling is great for stretching the imagination. In a paper on the British Council website, it has been shown that storytelling workshops help mental health and well-being by supporting relaxation.<p><b>How do we develop a unique story for</b> …

The Brain

How to Lose Fat Without Losing Muscle

Everything you need to know about how to train, what and when you should eat, and the importance of a better night's sleep.<p>When most people talk about trying to lose weight, what they are really trying to do is lose fat.<p>The problem is, that requires <i>not</i> losing muscle—which your body naturally does …

Exercise

This Jet-Black Marble Bathroom Embodies Drama With a Capital "D"

Outside, the pavement swelters, rooftop bars erupt as the sun sinks behind the skyline, and taxicabs and fire engines whir by, creating the …

Interior Design

The Two Easiest Ways to Gain More Muscle in Less Time

These methods will reduce the length of your workouts by up to 50 percent while still delivering identical gains in size and strength.<p>If you're like most people, you want more muscle than you have right now, but you’re busy and you don’t have much free time to go to the gym and lift weights. If …

Muscle

Why most people will never be successful

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Self-improvement

Amazing Warehouse Homes And Their Unique Stories

In spite of what some of us may think, living in a warehouse can be very nice and rewarding. Try to distance yourself for a moment from the …

Architecture

Take these exercises to the gym for a full-body kettlebell workout

<b>One weight, one implement, one hell of a workout.</b>Kettlebells are, even today, something that conventional lifters are equal parts skeptical about and …

Workouts

The 10 best perfumes for men

From timeless classics to classics-in-the-making, our grooming expert Lee Kynaston picks out the 10 best perfumes for men.<p>The one to get fresh with: Dior Eau Sauvage<p>Described by fragrance historian Roja Dove as ‘one of the most important creations of the second half of the last century’ this …

Men's Fashion

Drop this dreamy prefab cabin wherever you like

Ready to use for $22,000<p>Call them what you will—creative cabins, artist out-houses, high-design huts—but mini prefab homes are having a moment.<p>The latest example comes from Drop Structures, a Canadian studio that designs small “lifestyle-specific” luxury buildings. This includes The Mono, a …

Prefab Homes

Shoulder and Back Attack

<b>PACK ON SIZE</b><p>For sheer size, Wilmore says there’s nothing better than free weights: “With free weights, you have to balance everything yourself, so …

Workload

When Empty Nest Syndrome Inspires a Chic Home Makeover

Inside an airy, coastal California abode.<p>Nothing in life stays the same—not your job, your friends, nor, for that matter, your home. As your life …

Home Decorating

7 Curls for Bigger Biceps

1 of 8<p>To develop an impressive set of biceps you need to target the muscles from every angle. That’s right, we said muscles. The biceps brachii (long …

Muscle

Here's What You Should Eat Post-Workout, According To A Nutrition Coach

While most of us understand the importance of fueling our body before working up a sweat, we don’t give much thought to what we put in our body after working out. Turns out, how we decide to refuel post-workout can directly impact our body composition, recovery and performance , says Jessica …

Nutrition

The 10 Best Bodybuilding Exercises You Can Do

1 of 11<p>Cream of the Crop<p>With so many great exercises available to choose from, picking the ten best bodybuilding exercises is a tough (and somewhat …

Workouts

12 Teen Bedroom Ideas So Good You'll Want to Steal Them for Yourself

Decorating a bedroom for a teenager—or with their help—can cause a lot of tension. Not only do you want to guide them to decorate a room that feels …

Home Decorating

Seniors have too much house. Millennials have none. And a business model is born

Canada’s rents are rising while the vacancy rate shrinks, yet the country has one coveted real estate asset collecting dust: empty bedrooms, and millions of them. A growing number of the country’s seniors are living in homes too big, while young Canadians squeeze into apartments too expensive. …

Housing

Burn The Most Fat, Build The Most Muscle

Use this month-long training program to get shredded fast!<p>When it comes to burning body fat, diet and cardio are definitely important, but the way …

What Is (And Isn't) Scientific About The Multiverse

The Universe is all there ever was, all there is, and all there will ever be. At least, that’s what we’re told, and that’s what’s implied by the word “Universe” itself. But whatever the true nature of the Universe actually is, our ability to gather information about it is fundamentally limited.<p>It’s …

Dark Matter

BBQ Mac and Cheese

<b>Ingredients:</b><p>1 cup cottage cheese<br>½ cup Parmesan cheese<br>½ cup ketchup<br>1 tsp. brown sugar<br>½ jalapeño<br>½ cup Italian parsley<br>1¼ cup milk<br>3 cloves garlic<br>1 onion …

This Is the Most Popular Whole30 Recipe on Pinterest

The whole idea behind the Whole30 program is that a person can reset their eating habits by eliminating potential "trigger foods" for 30 days, then …

Ask Ethan: How Large Is The Entire, Unobservable Universe?

13.8 billion years ago, the Big Bang occurred. The Universe was filled with matter, antimatter, radiation, and existed in an ultra-hot, ultra-dense, but expanding-and-cooling state. By today, the volume containing our observable Universe has expanded to be 46 billion light years in radius, with the …

Five Cool Watches Under $900 from Independent Brands You Should Be Investing In

Trying to strap some style on your wrist without breaking open the piggy bank? We got you covered. Here are some of our favorite timepieces by …

9 Signs You Have What It Takes to Be Extremely Successful

Are you headed in the right direction?<p>"Is working at the grocery store a good job?" my 13-year-old daughter recently asked. "Don't give me the long answer, dad. Please just say yes or no."<p>We all could argue over the definition of success. It means something to different to everyone. Some of you …

10 Fat Burning Crossfit Workouts to Improve your Engine!

Pick from the following fat burning Crossfit workouts and start achieving your goals!<p>ANNA HULDA WORKOUT<p>Scale the HW for 20 second handstand hold …

Honestly, This Dramatic Kitchen Makeover Will Give You Life

If you're an interior design enthusiast, there's nothing quite as satisfying as a before-and-after shot of a gorgeous kitchen remodel—except maybe an …

Tour a California Home That’s Beachy But Not Cliché

You’ll want to copy the floral mural ASAP.<p>At first, hearing that a home's biggest challenge is that it’s too big sounds like a non-problem. …

The Only Pot and Pan Brands Worth Buying, According to NYC Chefs

Have you ever walked into a vacation rental kitchen to whip up a delicious meal, only to realize that the cookware is not nearly as good as your own? …

What happened to Tim Hortons? The downfall of Canada's brand

What makes Tim Hortons Canadian? Is it the fact that the coffee is quite bland? Chris Lloyd<p>“It’s your first time in Canada? Oh, you have to try Timmies,” a former colleague informed me, when I landed in Toronto for a business trip several years ago. There was a Tim Hortons next to us in arrivals …

Tim Hortons

A Simple Décor Trick All French Women Use—Do You Know It?

Having grown up in a French-Canadian family before my mom remarried a Parisian, and I subsequently moved to New York, I grew up somewhere in between …