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A Visual History of Spearfishing and Freediving

The History of Freediving and Spearfishing<p>Since he was a boy, Sonny Tanabe has been in the water, as a competitive swimmer, freediver, and spearfisherman. In his second book, The Evolution of Freediving, he writes about the history, the tools, and the heroes of this sport. Here are our favorite …

30 Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Here’s how to get a great workout—wherever you are<p>The number one reason to train with just your bodyweight is ridiculously obvious: You can burn calories and work your muscles anywhere. But if your bodyweight arsenal only includes basic pushups, situps, and squats, it’s time for a major upgrade.<p>In …

Health

8 Quick Dinners for Lazy Cooks

I am the laziest cook in existence. Although I don't mind cooking and I'm not bad at it, I just usually think of 100 other ways I could spend my time …

Boost Your Bench Press by Strengthening This Small Upper-Body Muscle

Want to lift heavier loads? Zero in on an often-neglected torso muscle<p>If you want a bigger bench press, it’s time to pay attention to a tiny muscle called your serratus anterior, according to <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, creator of <b>Bodyweight Muscle Burners,</b> a 20-minute workout DVD that …

Workouts

The 50 Best Free Workout Resources You Can Find Online

<i>Originally published on</i> <i>makeyourbodywork.com</i><p>Do your days fly by? Is it difficult to make time for a trip to the gym?<p>You're in the right place.<p>These are the 50 best resources for free online workouts that make is easy for you to exercise at home. Whether you have just a few minutes for a quick core …

The 10-Minute Standing (Yes, Standing) Core Workout

Think crunches are the only way to sculpt a stronger stomach? Think again. This super effective core workout proves that there’s no need to hit the …

This Move Works Your Upper Body Like a BOSS

We found the exercise your arms, shoulders, and core have been waiting for.<p><i>Join the Women's Health Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Swiss-ball pike:</b> Sick …

Fitness

5 Planks To Sculpt Your Core For Summer

<b>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</b><p><i>This workout comes to you from DailyBurn Fitness/Nutrition Coach Angela Rubin. You can find more no-equipment moves from DailyBurn's elite trainers at DailyBurn.com.</i><p>Holding a plank can seem like an eternity sometimes. Time slows to a crawl. It's mind over matter. …

Jon Day’s memoir of three years as a cycle courier in London makes fascinating literary and philosophical detours<p>Armchair cycling turns out to be an exquisitely indolent sport – at least when one has in one’s hands a book as choice as Jon Day’s <i>Cyclogeography</i>. Everything about this slender hardback, …

Books

Bear Grylls: 'I'm 40, and fitter than I've ever been'

In an interview with Men's Fitness magazine, Bear Grylls talks about the woman who revolutionised his approach to fitness, his fast-growing chain of gyms, and his forthcoming book on nutrition<p>Bear Grylls has been getting things done for most of his life. He is a successful businessman, a …

Future Of Work: Mindfulness As A Leadership Practice

I first learned about mindfulness at the moment I needed it the most: I was referred to the mindfulness work of Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, professor emeritus of the University of Massachusetts Medical School by my surgeon after breaking both my ankle and top of my foot in an accident. (Disclosure: I am …

Mindfulness

Move Like a Ninja: A Beginner's Guide to Bodyweight Skills

Photo: Gold Medal Bodies<p>Do you ever think, “Man, I wish I could do that!” when you watch old Bruce Lee films?<p>If so, you’re in good company. Everybody …

3 Exercises That Test Your Total-Body Strength

Elevate your heart rate and make your muscles pop with this high-intensity challenge<p>It seems like there’s an infinite number of exercises out there. But many of them break down in to three neat categories—pull, push, and lower-body movements, says Andy Speer, creator of <b>The Anarchy Workout</b>, the …

Workouts

The Deliciously Healthy Pancakes That Surfers Eat For Breakfast

If you thought surfers lived off of fish tacos and Coronas, think again. Today's professional surfers are health freaks.<p>Dr. Tim Brown, who has spent the last three decades as a medical director for the World Surf League (formerly known as the ASP), says surfers have evolved from a group of wild …

3 Ancient Parables to Challenge and Shift Your Perspective

Image Credit: AsianEntrepreneur.org<p>If a picture speaks a thousand words, then a parable speaks a thousand truths. We love stories with hidden meanings -- whether it's a movie, book, or performance, the underlying truth that sparks the "A-ha moment" captures us. That's what parables do.<p>Parables have …