Jeff Altringer

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The Beginner Strength-Training Plan That Made Me Fall in Love With Weightlifting

Before I started strength training regularly, I was pretty terrified of the weight room at the gym. I had no idea where to start, and I felt like everyone was staring at me and judging me for the exercises I was doing. When my previous trainer designed a beginner weightlifting plan for me, I was …

Weightlifting

The Only Do-Anywhere, 3-Move Abs Workout You'll Ever Need

The great quest for abs might seem never ending, but there are ways to achieve results in an epically easy way. A tighter, more toned tummy can be gained anywhere — even from the comfort of your own home! Whether you are at home in the gym or in the office, there's no reason you can't find some …

Workouts

The plank is the one exercise most commonly done wrong, according to a personal trainer — but this subtle change could make it twice as effective in half the time

The plank -- holding yourself on your hands and toes as if you're about to do a pushup -- is one of the most effective body-weight exercises for …

Bodyweight Exercise

11 Personal Finance Blogs That Will Help You Manage Your Money This Year

Blogs your checking account will approve of.<p>Even though I'm a financial planner, I still pay close attention to the financial advice and opinions of the smartest money experts all over the web. Why? Because no matter how money-savvy you are, there's always something more you can learn.<p>If you're …

Personal Finance

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Recipes

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, Find a Wall ASAP, and Do This Amazing Stretch

Tight hips are a common affliction among us desk dwellers. They can lead to lower back pain and tightness in our legs and just make us feel all around uncomfortable. Free your tight hips by finding a wall and doing this life-changing stretch (no really, it's <i>that</i> good!).<p>Known as figure four, you can …

Yoga

Google Opens Up Its Tech Training Program to All, Giving You a Reason to Learn New Skills

Technology > Training<p>Google is offering 10,000 Americans access to subsidized online courses with the hope of recruiting some of the students.<p>Next Article<p>Why So Many Businesses Mess Up Employee Development<p>Next Article<p>Lydia Belanger • Entrepreneur Staff<p>Associate Editor<p>If you want to work at Google …

The Overlooked Yoga Poses That 4 Experts Swear By

Odds are you’ve seen some crazy, gravity-defying yoga moves on Instagram. These days arm balances, backbends, and inversions tend to steal the social …

Yoga

These Are the 5 Best Plank Variations If You're Trying to Lose Weight

If you want to tone your arms and abs, plank is one of the most effective moves. But aside from building muscle, if you want to lose weight, like that extra fluff around your belly, doing cardio will help burn calories. So try these cardio plank moves to maximize the calorie-burning effects of this …

4 Foam Rolling Exercises that Will Help Any Office Worker

Staying healthy is staying productive<p>If you work at a desk, then you don't need me to tell you that sitting all day long is rough on a human body. From tight hips to sore calves and wrecked posture, office work can be a (literal) pain in the neck. .<p>Luckily, it's possible to counteract these effects …

Biomechanics

6 anecdotes you need to rehearse before your next interview

You've aced "Tell me about yourself." You're cool as a cucumber when asked, "Why do you want to work here?" And you laugh in the face of "What are …

The Squat Progression Guide

<b>No training program is complete without some squat variation.</b> While articles abound about which variation is best, the reality is that the benefits …

Bodyweight Exercise

10 free yoga videos that’ll give you a studio-quality flow from home

Staying in might be the new going out, but that doesn’t mean you have to pass up the good vibes that a great yoga class can bring.<p>There are tons of …

Insider's Guide to Big Bend National Park

Named for the large, lazy turn in the Rio Grande river, Big Bend National Park defies expectations with lush flood plains, tree-covered mountains …

The 20 Most Effective Bodyweight Moves For Strong, Toned Muscles

While lifting weights is great for building muscle and helping with weight loss, don't discount the benefits of basic bodyweight moves! They often …

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 …

Bodyweight Exercise

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Moves You Need For Strong, Defined Arms — No Weights Needed!

A girl can get supertoned, sculpted arms without a barbell. Here are the most effective bodyweight exercises you can (and should!) do for strong arms.<p>Start in a plank position with your arms and legs straight, shoulders above your wrists.<br>• Take a breath in, and as you exhale, bend your elbows out to …

Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits

Insights from Google's new study could forever change how teams are assembled.<p>Over the years, Google has embarked on countless quests, collected endless amounts of data, and spent millions trying to better understand its people. One of the company's most interesting initiatives, Project Aristotle, …

Leadership

5 equipment-free Pilates moves that Hollywood A-listers swear by

When a woman’s got the kind of life that involves 4 a.m. call times and late nights at the Oscars or Met Gala, she’d be forgiven for sometimes …

Yoga

The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

Are You Training Them All?<p>The Magic 6<p>As a human, your body moves in pretty much the same way as other humans. In fact, there are six basic movement …

Bodyweight Exercise

Melt Off Your Belly Fat With This Bodyweight Circuit

Burning fat and strengthening your core are just the start<p>This workout is an action-packed, bodyweight shredder centered around a unique combination of moves that will enhance your athleticism. With 1-minute sets of dynamic compound movements and no rest between exercises, you are guaranteed to …

The Metabolism-Boosting HIIT Workout You Need for Summer

High-Intensity Interval Training (AKA HIIT) is one of our favorite ways to boost metabolism and sculpt your entire body. HIIT workouts mix bursts of high-intensity cardio with full-body toning moves to define your gorgeous muscles. Plus, HIIT routines get us into that fat-burning state called …

Bodyweight Exercise

The Conversational Habit of Smart Communicators That 99 Percent of People Are Afraid Of

If more people chose this communication practice when things go south, we'd see way less conflict.<p>Lets all agree on one thing: Communication is the source of much conflict in the workplace.<p>Sometimes the unpredictability of human nature will kick in. You've seen it -- someone does or says something …

Self-help

Google Employees Weighed In on What Makes a Highly Effective Manager (Technical Expertise Came in Last)

Is it possible to engineer the perfect boss? Google was up to the task, and found data that will forever change the keys to getting promoted.<p>Google is widely known as an advocate of data-based decision making. So, it came as no surprise when it looked to its statisticians to help decode the secret …

Leadership

Study Finds Yoga Can Help Back Pain, But Keep It Gentle, With These Poses

If you're tired of popping pain medicine for your lower back pain, yoga may be a good alternative.<p>New research finds that a yoga class designed specifically for back pain can be as safe and effective as physical therapy in easing pain.<p>The yoga protocol was developed by researchers at Boston Medical …

Yoga

Turkish Get-Ups: The Best Exercise You’re Not Doing

5 Habits That Improve your Mental State, Motivation and Productivity

Most entrepreneurs have an intuitive understanding that mental health is important to the success of their business.<p>Being an entrepreneur is a lonely, difficult journey. You're running your own business and dealing with the fact that your financial security is directly tied to your company 's …

11 Brilliant Resume Tricks That Worked

A mildly terrifying, but true, reality: A hiring manager spends 15 to 30 seconds, maximum, looking at your resume before deciding whether it belongs …

Employment

Here's How To Feed The Whole Family For Under $20

Feed the whole gang without breaking the bank.<p>For each recipe, you'll find a simple grocery list (plus a few basic pantry staples like olive oil, dried spices, salt, and pepper that you probably already have on hand) to help make your trip to the market painless and affordable.<p><i>*All prices were</i> …