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Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

Image via Vladyslav Tulinovskyi<br>Competition in the employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, …

Graphic Design

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Squat<p>For the most elemental of human movements—sitting down and getting back up, or lifting something heavy off the ground—there is no better …

Workouts

Holding plank for a long time is pointless, fitness professor claims

Holding plank for ever-increasing periods of time has become a staple of many gym classes. Fitness experts claim that staying at the top of a push-up builds core, strengthens back muscles, tones the arms and teaches endurance.<p>But one sports scientist suggests that holding the position for any …

Pain

The 6 Best Snacks for Anyone Cutting Out Sugar, According to a Nutritionist

If you’re trying to wean yourself off sugar, you know that eating on the go can get tricky. So many packaged (and easily portable) foods are full of …

Nutrition

HR has lost the trust of employees. Here is who has it now

Human resources has to be one of the greatest bait-and-switch professions one can join today. HR departments position themselves with a forward-facing fluffy image, whether improving the productivity of workers through training and development programs or perhaps righting the yawning inequality gap …

The Workplace

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 …

Exercise

​HIIT Workout: The 3-minute hack that will help you maximize your gains | Men’s Health

“In meditation, the breath is utilized to focus the mind and calm the central nervous system, thus affecting both the physiology and psychology of the individual. If the athlete can bring that same intent into HIIT, a greater rhythm of pacing can be achieved,” says Harry Sherwood, a fitness coach …

The time-saving exercises which you can do anywhere

There are the Anna Wintours and Michelle Obamas of the world who get up at 5am to play tennis or pound the treadmill. And then there are the rest of us, who book a gym class at the beginning of the week only to cancel it two hours beforehand because we’ve had a tough day and would rather have a …

This Is How Long You Really Need to Hold a Plank to See Results | Men's Health

As a general guideline, Doug Sklar, a certified personal trainer and founder of PhilanthroFIT in New York City, recommends striving to do three sets of up to 60 seconds. “It’s OK to start with shorter sets and work up to 60 seconds,” he says.<p>Plus, shorter planks can still give you a solid workout, …

Today's Workout 62: The bodyweight circuit to blast away your belly fat

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>Hang around enough people who are trying to lose weight, and you'll inevitably hear the same excuses: <i>Not enough</i> …

Workouts

These are the best exercises to do after sitting all day

We can’t help it that we have to sit down at work all day. And things have gotten even worse with the rise of computers and the internet. The truth …

Fit in 4: Four exercises to help you sleep

This is the perfect bedtime routine.<p>The relationship between exercise and sleep is well documented – whether you’re boosting levels of feel good …

12 Time-Efficient and Effective Exercises You're Not Doing

What are the most important things you need in a workout? The two that will give you the most bang for your buck are time-efficient, effective …

This Beginner Abs Workout Is Perfect If You Hate Crunches

If you're just starting a fitness routine and looking for a beginner abs workout, you may think sit-ups and crunches are necessary evils. But good …

Workouts

A 10-Minute Fat-Burning Plyometric Workout You Can Do At Home

Plyometric exercises are the current fitness darlings. And what makes them so effective also makes them extra brutal. That's because plyometric …

Workouts

The Smart Way to Lose Weight and Get in Better Shape (Especially When Everything You've Tried Has Failed) | Inc.com

Ask people to list their goals, and losing weight and getting in better shape often is in the top three. Maybe that's why we spend so much money on diet and exercise; health clubs alone take in over $75 billion a year in revenue.<p>But maybe spending money isn't the answer, especially since so many …

Fitness

How Much Exercise Do You Really Need?

Experts are good about giving us exercise advice. The Department of health regularly updates physical activity guidelines telling us just how much …

Why Single Is Not the Same as Lonely

It was the kind of e-mail that breaks your heart.<p>A friend of mine, who lives too far away, contacted me to say he was struggling to understand how …

9 Satisfying Foods | Men's Health

9 Foods That Will Fill You Up Without Filling You Out<p>Here’s how to quiet your growling stomach until the next meal<p>Shutterstock<p>When hunger strikes, you want to fuel up fast—and efficiently. That means choosing foods that will fill you up so you’re not hitting up the fridge an hour later.<p>So try these …

Cutting Calories? 8 Strategies to Combat Hunger | Men's Health

On this trip, in the spring of 2003, my friend Roland Denzel needed inspiration and solitude for the decision he was about to make.<p>He was 35, with two young children, and in mourning for his mother who’d just died of lung cancer. He’d gone to Montana to clean out her house, and it was in the quiet …

26 beautiful places you should visit before they disappear

Earth is home to some incredibly beautiful destinations.<p>But unfortunately, some of the most stunning natural sites and iconic man-made structures are in danger of disappearing because of climate change and human carelessness.<p>In honor of Earth Day, we found 26 places travelers should visit while …

National Parks

3 Signs Your Workout Is Too Easy

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Samantha Lefave for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>When we drag ourselves out of bed for a workout, there's one goal we all have in common: Get the most out of it. Unfortunately, research shows we're not great at judging how hard we're pushing ourselves during our sweat sessions. In fact, when …

Weight Loss

The 25 Best Inventions of 2015

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Inventions

A One Trillion Dollar Hidden Treasure Chamber is Discovered at India's Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

I was recently traveling extensively throughout India and was excited to visit Thiruvananthapuram on the southwest coast, filled with British colonial architecture and lined by popular beaches. What intrigued me about the area was the excitement in the Indian press and throughout the region of the …

Archaeology

The 5-Minute Back Workout You Can Do Without Weights

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Bathing suit season may have come and gone, but that doesn't mean it's OK to slack on working your back. Even though you can't see your posterior when you look in the mirror, you rely on this pillar of strength each and every day.<p>Aside from helping you …

Workouts

7 research-backed ways to stop procrastinating (and get more done)

We’re all guilty of procrastination.<p>We start the day with the intention of doing one thing, and it gets pushed off for later in the day. Then the next day. And soon after, the next week.<p>It’s a never ending cycle that never seems to get any easier.<p>Before we introduce the seven research-backed ways …

The ‘One Exercise Workout’ for Anytime You Don’t Feel Like Working Out | Men's HealthWhat to Do When You Don’t Have Time to Work Out

Yes, exercise could actually help with all those issues. But it can also add more complexity to an overly complex day.<p>When that happens, we offer this solution: simplicity.<p>Each of the four workouts that follow requires only <i>one</i> exercise. They’re fast but effective, and can help you get going—even …

The 5 Best Ways To Lose Belly Fat

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Repeat after me: "crunches do not burn belly fat."<p>And it's not just crunches. Neither will planks, leg throws, nor the yoga boat pose.<p>"These exercises can strengthen your abs muscles, but those muscles will still be hidden under a cover of …

Fitness

The Bible and Same-Sex Marriage: 6 Common But Mistaken Claims

I’ve been hearing a lot in the public square about trajectories. In these conversations God’s Word is used to argue that the church needs to change …

6 Things Christians Can Do About Same-Sex Marriage

“It’s over,” he told me (John) grimly. “<i>We’ve lost</i>.”<p>These words came from a wounded warrior, a pastor who had dedicated much of his ministry to …