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7 Best Dumbbell Exercises to Explode Your Arm Muscles

Whether you want to bulk up or simply tone the arms, the right movements can make the difference. Some movements give muscles more definition and …

Bodybuilding

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Books

11 Tweaks to Your Daily Routine Will Make Your Day More Productive

I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. What they found will change the way you start your day.<p>The …

Physicist David Bohm and Philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti on Love, Intelligence, and How to Transcend the Wall of Being

“One cannot accumulate love.”<p>“If we ever reach the point where we think we thoroughly understand who we are and where we came from,” Carl Sagan wrote in his meditation on science and spirituality, “we will have failed.”<p>Between April and September of 1980, as Sagan’s <i>Cosmos</i> was making its debut and …

Matthieu Ricard

Must Try: All-New Pushup Workout

Shock your muscles with this awesome routine<p>Sick of the same old pushup workouts? Then try this “Up-Down Pushup Challenge” from Men’s Health Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>“It will absolutely hammer your abs, chest, lats, and triceps,” says Gaddour, creator of The Get Back in Shape Workout DVD. (The …

38 Dumbbell Exercises That You’ve Probably Never Seen

These movements will ignite your metabolism<p>Have you seen one of these exercises? Okay, yes.<p>Two? Sure.<p>And 10? Maybe.<p>But what about 20? Or 25? For most people—that may not be you, oh experienced one!—we think it’s doubtful.<p><b>Related:</b> The Anarchy Workout—an Intense Fitness DVD from <i>Men’s Health</i> That …

Health

A Simple Tip That Will Enable You to 'Read' a Lot More Books

Real Estate Investor and Co-host of the BiggerPockets Podcast!<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We can all agree that reading is important. After all, they say the average CEO reads 60 books a year. I'm not sure that's healthy, as I'd rather read one book and actually …

Productivity

The Best Bicep Workouts According to a Study

For many, biceps are the most sought after muscles. People spend hours at the gym training their biceps with a variety of exercises. Wouldn’t it be …

University of Wisconsin

How the Simple ‘1-2-3 Method’ Can Make You Stronger Than Ever

Maximize your strength and blast through plateaus with this easy-to-follow rep scheme<p>Some things are too complicated to possibly understand: taxes, space travel, women. But building <b>strength</b> doesn’t have to be. In fact, it can be as easy as 1-2-3.<p>A long-time favorite of coaches and trainers, the …

Dune, 50 years on: how a science fiction novel changed the world

It has sold millions of copies, is perhaps the greatest novel in the science-fiction canon and Star Wars wouldn’t have existed without it. Frank Herbert’s Dune should endure as a politically relevant fantasy from the Age of Aquarius<p>In 1959, if you were walking the sand dunes near Florence, Oregon, …

Tricks you can play on your brain to beat procrastination

Sometime around 2006, two Harvard professors began to study why we procrastinate. Why do we avoid doing the things we know we should do, even when it’s clear that they are good for us?<p>To answer this question, the two professors—Todd Rogers and Max Bazerman—conducted a study where participants were …

Procrastination

Mark Zuckerberg wants everyone to read this sci-fi novel, which is also a favorite of Elon Musk's

Zuckerberg's book club, A Year of Books, has focused on big ideas that influence society and business. For his 13th pick, he's gone with "The Player of Games" by the late Iain M. Banks.<p>It's a sci-fi novel that's part of Banks' "Culture" series, which takes place in a futuristic utopian society …

Elon Musk

40+ Life-Changing Books to Read This Year

Knowledge is king. The first step to creating change in your life is to know what you're doing wrong or why you need to change. We've picked out 41 books that will better your life in a dramatic way. Whether it's figuring out how to get out of debt, learning how to be happier, or trying to find …

Self-improvement

11 apps that will make you smarter

In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We've compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory, and even improve your emotional intelligence.<p>The science of how exactly our brains work — and how much we can train them — is constantly evolving, but one …

Apps

Is Death an Illusion? Quantum Physics Perspective

Most scientists would probably say that the concept of an afterlife is either nonsense, or at the very least unprovable.<p>Yet one expert claims he has …

27 Seriously Underrated Books Every Book Lover Should Read

You've read Harry Potter 12 times now. Put it down, and read these instead.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

An Overlooked Way to Build Muscle Up Fast

What exactly is a superset?<p>A superset is when two weight training are done with no rest interval separating them. The exercises selected have to be …

Scientists Find Alien Code ‘Embedded’ In Human DNA: Evidence Of Ancient Alien Engineers?

Researchers who worked for 13 years in the Human Genome Project indicate that they came across an amazing scientific discovery: They believe that the …

17 Bodyweight Exercises for Speed and Strength

Getting in shape without access to a gym or any fancy equipment is totally doable. In fact, bodyweight exercises can not only build muscle and burn …

Exercise

8 Pushup Routines That Are Better Than ‘AMRAP’

These cutting-edge workouts will help you get better results from this classic exercise<p>We all agree that the pushup is a great exercise. But if your routine consists of just doing as many reps as possible, you aren’t getting the most you can out of this movement.<p>Take your ground game to the next …

The 25 Best Abs Exercises

Refresh your workout with these ab exercises<p>Nothing says fit like a washboard stomach. But scoring high-definition abs isn't as easy as cranking out crunch after crunch. To sculpt a stronger, more chiseled core, you need the best ab workout to work the two dozen muscles between your hips and your …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

The Brain

The Best Biceps Exercises With a Curl Bar - Secret Tips to Gain Muscle Mass

Adding a couple extra inches to your biceps is a quick way to stretch out your sleeves to keep them from hanging limply off your body. Strong arms …

Abs Exercises for Men and Women

10:55 AM Beginner Bodybuilding, Exercises For Six Pack Abs, Female Bodybuilding, Workouts<p>In the bodybuilding community, it is agreed that the best …

A Simple Guide to Dumbbell Exercises

If you didn't know, training with dumbbells is one of the safest and most effective ways to build muscle and strength. I'm sure you have seen …