Kass Wowk

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Turns out that exercising for long periods is nothing but a waste of time

You’re trying to get fit and healthy, so you cart yourself off to the gym every lunchtime and put yourself through a painful 45 minute cardio work …

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7 Mountaineering Knots to Use in Everyday Life

Check out photos about 7 Mountaineering Knots to Use in Everyday Life.<p>Clove Hitch<p>Mountaineering isn't all about toughness and endurance and being a …

The ultimate strength-building MMA workout

Corey Jenkins/Getty Images<p>Corey Jenkins/Getty Images<p><b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 6<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>In mixed martial arts, explosiveness can mean the difference …

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What Happens To Our Brains When We Exercise And How It Makes Us Happier

There’s more to the mood-boosting properties of exercise than endorphins.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Exercise has been touted to be a cure for nearly everything in life, from depression, to memory loss, Alzheimer’s …

'Menstrual equity': Free tampons for New York City schools and jails

<b>Free tampons and pads are coming to New York City's public schools, prisons and homeless shelters.</b><p>The city will be the first in the US to introduce such a programme.<p>Why are city authorities doing this, how will it work and how much will it cost?<p>What's happened?<p>New York City council voted …

This Is What Actually Happens to Your Body When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

Sleep deprivation messes with you from head to toe—and a third of the population is losing a lot of zzz's.<p>There's no question that sleep deprivation is an American epidemic, with a third of the country getting less shut-eye than the recommended 7 to 9 hours per night, according to recent research …

The 11 Best Places to Go Glamping

"Want to go camping this weekend?"<p>We've all been asked that very question—but we do not all get excited.<p>For those who enjoy convening with nature …

The Hardest Bodyweight Workout You’ll Ever Do

This routine’s 2:1 work-to-rest ratio optimizes both your workout and post-workout calorie burn, says the Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>Last week, <i>Men’s Health</i> published a story called “The Workout That Burns 346 Calories In 13 Minutes.”<p>The article was based on new research from North Dakota State …

10 Proven Ways To Grow Your Brain: Neurogenesis And Neuroplasticity

Scientists once thought the brain stopped developing after the first few years of life. But new researchᅡᅠhas shown that the brain can form new neural pathways andᅡᅠcreate neurons even inᅡᅠadulthood.<p>Scientists once thought the brain stopped developing after the first few years of life. But …

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How Running Your Meetings Differently Can Transform Your Culture

Meetings. Some are dreaded, others are valuable. Make sure your meetings are productive and a good use of time. Your culture will thank you for it.<p><i>By Bob Pothier, director for Partners in Leadership and a former GE exec who works with leaders to create greater accountability across the work force</i> …

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

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12 Secrets to Happiness, According to Science

A lot of people think that achieving happiness is a matter of seeing good things from the outside and absorbing it in. However, science reveals that …

What's Your Leadership Style? 3 Questions to Ask

Do you want to be an inspiring leader, but are afraid of becoming an obnoxious boss?<p>Many of the professional women I speak with tell me they feel they are ready to become better leaders, but they don't know where to start.<p>They struggle with an underlying fear of being labeled inflexible, difficult …