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These Are TIME's Most Anticipated Books of 2017

<i>Letters to a Young Muslim</i><p>By Omar Saif Ghobash<p>The United Arab Emirates’ ambassador to Russia writes a series of letters to his son raising questions …

Six Steps To Turn 2017 Into A Year Of Ongoing Career Success

As you celebrate the Christmas season and New Year and reflect back on 2016, how can you turn 2017 into a year of ongoing career success? By creating a career strategic plan.<p>Someone once said, “Success is the intersection of preparation and opportunity.” Achieving success requires more than luck, …

Motivation

7 Lessons to Remember When Life Seems to Suck

<b>“I'm grateful for past betrayals, heartaches, and challenges… I thought they were breaking me; but they were sculpting me.” ~Steve Maraboli</b><p>I winced …

10 Gratitude Mantras that Will Make You Appreciate What You Have

As you sit here reading these words, pause for a moment and take a quick assessment of your life. Chances are, you have access to food, shelter, and …

Gratitude

These Exercises Will Help You Do More Pull-Ups

Pull-Ups build a strong back and biceps, and they even help create healthy shoulders. But for aesthetic reasons, athletes tend to focus on the …

Bodyweight Exercise

Why lifting is the new running for the over-40s

Six months ago I was having a middle aged meltdown. Juggling too many professional projects I wasn’t sleeping properly and lacked focus during the day. I felt weak and old and emotionally fragile - anything from a broken plate to a bank statement seemed to overwhelm me with panic. The treadmill …

HIIT

4-Ingredient Salted Peanut Protein Balls — Just 60 Calories!

Crunchy on the outside. Soft and chewy on the inside. We apologize, but you probably won't be able to stop reaching for these salted peanut protein balls.<p>It's OK, because at just 61 calories per ball, these treats make a great snack before or after a workout. Each ball offers 2.4 grams of protein …

Badass Workout of the Week: Braunfitness Circuit

Make the most of your rest day with this week's badass workout from Blackstone Labs/Prime Nutrition President PJ Braun.Over the past five weeks we've …

Exercise

The Best Exercise and Diet Plan For Losing Weight While Gaining Muscle

Researchers from McMaster University may have just discovered the ideal program for quickly losing weight and gaining lean body mass<p>Muscle changes everything.<p>The better your body composition—that is, more muscle and bone, and less fat—the leaner you’ll ultimately be. Muscle increases your resting …

Muscle

28-days-to-lean Meal Plan

You'’re training hard every day with your program, going heavy on the weights and sweating up a storm with cardio. News flash: While that's critical …

The 8 Best Ways to Improve Your Squat

1. Practice Better Technique<p>Lots of guys have the basics of squatting down. But if you want to improve to an elite level, you'll need to dial in your …

Bodyweight Exercise

10 Misconceptions About Getting Stronger Trainers Hate

7. Strength training is really complicated<p>On the flipside, strength training doesn’t need to be overly complicated or involve special equipment. …

The Winter Bulk-Up workout plan to gain muscle in 4 weeks

Winter does have its advantages—and one of the best is that you can set yourself up to be your at your biggest and leanest once the warm weather …

Exercise

Reveal Your Abs with the Belly Fat Inferno

Packed gym? No problem. All you need is a pair of kettlebells for this 22-minute sweat session

15 Ways To Work Out Harder And Actually See Results

For everyone who's ready to take their fitness to the next level.

18 Ridiculously Easy Ways To Be Better At Working Out

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20 Crazy Inspiring Fitness Instagram Stars to Motivate You Past January

The New Year always begins with a strong start on the fitness resolution front, but the drive to keep going to the gym — maybe even pick up weight training — starts to wane after a few weeks. Don’t worry, it happens to the best of us. If you’re a fan of using tough love, Jillian Michaels-style, to …

Fitness

13 habits that hurt your chances of gaining lean muscle mass

Gaining muscle is a serious science. Putting the wrong food in your mouth or overlooking that one magical, body-changing exercise can make all the …

Exercise

10 Essentials to Build Muscle Effectively (While Burning Fat)

Generally speaking, it’s pretty easy to answer the question of how to build muscle. You train hard, you eat a lot of the right food and so the muscle …

Bodybuilding

The All-New 300 Workout

Discover how the star of 300: Rise of the Empire got in the best shape of his life<p>You might expect the 300 Workout to be complicated. It’s not. Training under caloric restriction—as 300: Rise of the Empire star Sullivan Stapleton did—demands simplicity. After all, it’s tough to master a dozen new …

How-To: Train the Most Important Core Muscles for Cycling

Don't let a weak core frustrate all the hard work your legs do on the bike. Here's how to make those important trunk muscles strong.

Weight Training and Nutrition on Flipboard

By TRyan | Good tips for hard gainers.<p>5 Things Every Guy At Your Gym Is Doing Wrong<p>Stop basing your routine on broscience<p>You want the time you put …

The Best GPS Watches

After testing more than 20 GPS watches, we recommend the Garmin Vivoactive as the best GPS watch overall. If you want the most bang for your buck, we …

Fitness Technology

The Best Heart Rate Monitor Watches

Exercising in your target heart rate zone gets you the most bang for the buck in your workout. But who wants to stop to take his or her pulse during …

How Dr. Sanjay Gupta hit the reset button on his workout routine

Dr. Sanjay Guptadid something I'd never heard of anyone doing during an interview: 10 pull-ups.<p>For CNN's longtime medical correspondent, strength training is such a key part of his multi-sport fitness regimen that he says he periodically pops off 10 quick ones throughout the day at home and office. …

Exercise

How to Build Muscle Fast

If you want to know <b>how to build muscle fast</b> you’re in the right place.<p>Because I’m gonna reveal five quick and easy tips that will help you reach your …

Organic Products

5 Fears You Need to Overcome to Transform Your Body (And Life)

I still remember the day I realized that my life needed to change, vividly.<p>My mind had already been made up about how I was going to look and feel for the rest of my life: Deeply uncomfortable in my own skin, struggling to manage a dysfunctional relationship with food, and always hating how I …