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Tip: The Upper Chest Solution

Look better in a T-shirt... or without a T-shirt. Try this exercise to target the clavicular head of the pecs.<p>Most lifters need help with their upper …

Want to Be an Exceptional Leader? Science Says Think This Way (Because Most Bosses Don't) | Inc.com

Praise can be incredibly motivating. Praise can be extremely encouraging. Praise can be hugely inspiring.<p>If you do it the right way. Take the wrong approach, and praising an employee can actually have the opposite effect.<p>The difference lies in whether you assume skill is based on innate …

Self-improvement

The 10 Traits of Mentally Tough People | Inc.com

<i>"How do I become mentally strong?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong, entrepreneur and writer on DeanYeong.com, on Quora:</b><p>I don't think mental toughness is something you are …

Self-improvement

​7-Minute Full-Body MetCon Workout | Men’s Health

<b>Directions:</b> Perform each move for 40 seconds with 20 seconds of rest between moves:<p>1. Bear crawl: fast forward, slow return<p>2. Traveling skater jump<p>3. Lateral bear crawl: fast forward, slow return (20 seconds each direction)<p>4. Iso-dynamic lateral split jump<p>5. Kettlebell walking lateral swing (20 …

5 research-backed secrets for making friends as an adult

When you were a kid it was a lot easier. In college you almost had to be trying not to make friends. But then you're an adult.<p>You get busy with work. Your friends get busy with work. People get married. Have kids. And pretty soon being "close" means a text message twice a year.<p>You're not alone … …

Happiness

​Best Dumbbell Workout for Men | Men’s Health

The dumbbell row reach targets the back and shoulders, while sneaking in some rotational core work.<p>By performing a row and fly pattern from a standing position during the dumbbell 2-hand position pull, your shoulders are forced to work against gravity to keep the weight at chest level. This means …

Getting Fit From Scratch: Mastering the Bench Press

It's about time you learn the movement people think of when they hear "gym": the bench press. It'll build your chest, arms, back, shoulders, and …

Exercise

Google wants to use Chrome to suck you into virtual reality

Chrome now supports WebVR, which brings virtual worlds to web browsers. Allies include Mozilla, Microsoft and Facebook, but we can expect some rough patches.<p>Google says it's now time to marry two computing realms: the web and virtual reality.<p>Its latest version of the Chrome browser includes a …

Virtual Reality

Flecks of "solar glitter" can make almost anything solar powered

A solar technology invented years ago at Sandia National Laboratories has gotten a step closer to being on the market and that should make you pretty …

10 supersizing workouts to do on back day

To supersize your back—build wider proportions, denser, more sizeable muscle mass, and greater functional strength that enables you to lift more—you …

Workouts

The 5 Secrets of Today's Billionaires (And What They Have to Teach You About Producing More With Less) | Inc.com

The world today is different in many ways, one key way is how the most successful business leaders have learned to break the chain between one hour of time worked and one unit of value created.<p>Time cards and grueling days don't help business leaders create value. We create value by what we do with …

Self-improvement

Mark Cuban, David Bach, and other successful people share their best money advice for 2017

GOBankingRates asked 17 of the most well-known names in personal finance and entrepreneurship to share their No. 1 money tip for the year.<p>They offered their advice as part of our Best Money Expert 2017 competition in partnership with ImportantScore.com.<p>1. Eliminate credit card debt<p>Self-made …

Personal Finance

7 Scientific Ways to Stop Complaining and Enjoy a Happier Life | Inc.com

Research shows that habitual complaining affects us mentally, emotionally, and physically. Such behavior may cause or worsen stress, sapping our energy and desire to pursue our dreams.<p>Above all that, it just doesn't feel good to complain, or hear complaints. They're negative by nature and they …

Happiness

This Is the Type of Workout You Should Be Doing, According to Your Age

Let's face it: As we get older, our metabolism takes a huge hit. According to Dr. Peter LePort, medical director of the MemorialCare Center for …

The 60-Second Workout That’s Proven to Work (Really)

<i>The One-Minute Workout</i>, the latest book to tout the benefits of high intensity interval training (HIIT), has a title that sounds too good to be true …

Exercise

Scientists say this combination of exercises is the most powerful cure for depression

I think we all have felt depressed at some point in our lives, and for many of us the condition has been debilitating.<p>We end up trying all sorts of …

A Guided Meditation to Heal Depression

When depression takes a hold of you, life seems to have no meaning. There seems to be nothing to feel joyful and excited about. And no matter how …

The Post

Try This 8-Week Plank Challenge To Get Stronger From Head To Toe

Planks challenge your arms, legs, chest, shoulders, and butt, not to mention make your abs quiver like an earthquake when done properly. Best of all, you can do them anywhere and tweak them to suit your ability. The more you plank, the stronger and more stable you get, and the longer your muscles …

Yoga

Build Your Booty While Leaning Out Your Core and Arms — All in 1 Move

Get the most out of a superquick workout by targeting multiple muscle groups at once — <i>and</i> get some cardio in while you're at it!<p>The sumo squat punch does just that; this bodyweight cardio exercise will work your core and obliques, arms, booty, and legs in one fell swoop. Here's how to do it (do as …

Why the Humble Push-Up Could Be the Key to the Body You Want

It turned Jake Gyllenhaal into a prize fighter, and it can do the same for you.<p>The one exercise that can be performed anywhere at any time, the push-up is, nevertheless, an often misunderstood and under appreciated aspect of bodyweight fitness.<p>Many men ditch it early on in their workout lives for …

Workouts

The Ultimate Quick Bum Lift and Tone Workout

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Fitness Video<p>Standing Pilates 10-Minute Bum Workout | Video<p>The Ultimate Quick Bum Lift and Tone Workout<p>Shares<p>Take 10 minutes …

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7 Top Stocks Long-Term Investors Should Buy Next

Image source: Getty Images<p>If one of your resolutions for 2016 was to be a better investor and outperform the stock market, it's likely you fell short of expectations. Last year, the S&P 500 provided investors a 12% return, with a significant percentage of gains coming after the Nov. 8 presidential …

How To Get Ripped Abs…After 40 (pg 1)

References<p><b><br>J Sports Sci. 2002 Jun;20(6):487-94.</b><p><b>People who performed intense cardio suffered from decreased T3 hormone production.<br>Eur J Appl Physiol.</b> …

The Only Five Email Folders Your Inbox Will Ever Need

Stop “organizing” your emails by subject and start thinking of them in terms of deadlines.<p>For years, my approach to email was like slaying a hydra. For every email I deleted, two more landed in my inbox.<p>Part of the problem, I knew, was the nature of my work. My team stands between two major …

Productivity

If Buddha Was CEO: 9 Buddhist Lessons for Business

Buddism is an ancient philosophical system following the teachings of the Buddha. The system is a meditative and esoteric practice emphasizing the …

25 Profound Mindfulness Meditation Quotes That Will Help You Find the Real You

If you’ve read anything about mindfulness or Buddhism, you’ve probably at one point given meditation a go. And if you’re like most people, you found …

How to work less, get better results

When you’ve eliminated everything you don’t need to do, you can focus on ways to increase your efficiency while doing the important tasks.<p>The internet is full of lifehacks that give you tips to help you work better. I’ll just mention a few of them that I use the most (you can Google the rest).<p>The …

The Absolute Easiest Ways To Improve Your Finances In 2017

So we’ve already established that we suck at money. But what can we do about it? If your answer is: “Just tell my parents to dip into my trust fund!” Congratulations! You’re an assh*le. (But one that we’re very, very jealous of. Enjoy Coachella worry free, friend.)<p>For the rest of us, we need to get …

Personal Finance

Community is the ‘killer app’ missing from virtual reality

I have played with several virtual reality systems over the last few years, but just recently bought my own PlayStation VR headset for my family. It's pretty whiz-bang. Although VR still has kinks (including motion sickness for many users), it's impressive how well even these first-generation …

22 Must-have apps to be more productive at work

Share25<p>Tweet<p>Share28<p>+16<p>Shares 59<p>A lot has been written about technology. Some call it a time –consuming distraction from life’s important tasks. But …