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Scientists Find the Exercise and Diet Sweet Spot for Gaining Muscle, Losing Fat

Holy GrailThe exercise and diet sweet spot to build muscle, lose fat.Scientists have found the perfect balance of exercise and diet to achieve one of …

Exercise

5 Healthy Whole-Food Pre-Workout Snacks

Here are 5 healthy, whole-food pre-workout snacks that are way tastier than a protein shake!<p>While a pre-workout protein shake is easy, and there may …

Nutrition

4 Exercise Combinations That Crush a Ridiculous Amount Of Calories

Put them all together to experience the biggest sweat storm of your life<p>One of my favorite ways to increase muscle activation and minute-to-minute calorie burn: combination exercises. They should be an essential part of any rapid fat-loss program.<p>Check out four of my favorite brutal combinations in …

20 of the Best Kettlebell Exercises of All Time

Kettlebells make your gym and home workouts exponentially better—we’d say easier, but that’s not really the case. An all-in-one fitness tool that …

Workouts

How to Choose the Perfect Color — The Feng Shui Way

The meanings of the hues in this ancient practice are fascinating.<p>Choosing a room color is never an easy decision. Do the hues make you happy? Do they work with the size of the room? Do they flatter you? So, yes, you might balk at Feng Shui as yet another consideration in the paint aisle.<p>But when …

The 20-Minute Kettlebell Shred

With one kettlebell and enough room to swing it, you can get an awesome metabolic workout<p>A new study in the <i>Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research</i> shows that the length of workouts doesn’t matter. The Danish researchers compared nine shorter sessions to three longer ones, and found absolutely …

11 quotes that show the great leadership of General George Patton

Gen. George S. Patton was a complicated military figure, but there can be little debate over whether he was quotable.<p>Perhaps most famous for his commanding of the 7th Army during World War II, Old "Blood and Guts" often gave rousing speeches to motivate, inspire, and educate his soldiers.<p>In honor …

Military

How the Five "Love Languages" Can Help You Win at Relationships

Ever had an argument with your partner and wished they could just read your mind? If they only knew how you were feeling, they’d stop putting up a …

9 Tactics Great Leaders Use to Command a Room

The ability to command a room directly enhances leadership power and influence.<p>You know it when you see it. You can even probably recall those occasions when a leader wielded exceptional, positive control over an important meeting. And you know the ability to command a room directly enhances …

Why You Should Never Skip the Bodyweight Lunge on Leg Day

If you’re skipping this movement, you’re missing out on huge gains<p>Make sure to include the bodyweight lunge in your next leg workout.<p>Just yawn?<p>We get it. The classic exercise isn’t the most exciting move in your arsenal. It probably gets tossed aside to make more room for running or the Bulgarian …

Year-end tax planning strategies for small businesses

You still have time to significantly reduce your 2015 business income tax bill. Here are some of the best year-end tax-saving moves to consider.<p><b>Buy</b> …

2 Dumbbells, 5 Minutes, No Rest—One Fat-Melting Finisher

You won’t believe what this super short workout has in store for your muscles and metabolism<p>When you read this headline, you probably thought: <i>Five minutes? Come on … that’s all?</i><p>But trust us, that’s enough.<p>This total-body ladder workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer 2015 Winner Gideon Akande …

28 Mantel Decorating Ideas for a Fresh Fireplace

A tastefully designed mantel is one of the most important design aspects of a living space. It’s often the first thing the eye is drawn to when …

It's Time To Ditch Columbus Day And Replace It With THIS

It’s Time To Ditch Columbus Day And Replace It With THIS (VIDEO)<p>October 10, 2015Posted by: Marc Belisle History<p>In 1258, as Mongol hordes swept west …

World History

7 Ways Introverts Can Master Networking Skills

We’re all familiar with the concept of networking, and there are some myths about this social practice that I’d like to clear up. First of all, …

7 Amazing Things That Will Happen When You Do Plank Every Day

Your mind is the most powerful tool you have for the creation of good in your life, but if not <i>used</i> correctly, can also be the most destructive force …

Self-help

Inexpensive Landscaping Ideas to Beautify Your Yard

Tailoring the look of your home’s exterior is one way to create a space that reflects your personality. There are many cheap landscaping ideas you …

Abs Week 2015! Core-Crushing Combo #4

Melt your middle with this 2-move workout<p>Has your core had enough yet? We hope not, because here is your fourth workout of Abs Week 2015.<p>You’ll perform two exercises: the hollow-body pushup hold and the dumbbell overhead press. For each exercise, you’ll “block” your feet or squeeze them …

Poisonous plants to look out for in your garden - Telegraph

6 Ways to Get More Out of a Push-Up

The push-up is one of the most overlooked exercises in the metaphorical exercise book. Sure, it looks pretty easy and most of us know the basics: …

Workouts

10 High-Impact Home Improvements for Less Than $10K

You don't have to spend a mint to make your home a happier, more enjoyable place.<p>Homeowners often put off making home improvements thinking it will either cost a small fortune, or wait until it's time to sell. Fortunately, neither need be the case!<p>Here are 10 home improvements that will increase …

Home Improvement

Wells Fargo Conversations

Connecting with your past can help you plan for your future.<p>Are you sandwiched between raising kids and caring for an aging parent? Here are tips for …

Wells Fargo

How to Conquer Fear, Backed By Research

Fear is… really scary, actually.<p>Research shows being afraid you’re going to lose your job can be worse than actually losing your job:<p>“…perceived job …

TimesLIVE

How to prune choisya and hydrangea

Helen Yemm sets out to solve your green problems from what to do with your rockery to clematis calamaties.<p>Pruning Problems<p>Emailer Mary Arnold is having problems with her weather damaged choisya. She understands that they are meant to be pruned in late spring or indeed early summer, however her …

BBQ black peppercorn and garlic steak baps

Treat yourself to this simple and satisfying steak sandwich that is quick to make and is best enjoyed with friends<p>Steak on a barbecue feels like a real treat and is great for spoiling yourself and your loved ones. Fillet steak is often thought to be the most prized cut (and therefore the most …

7 Phrases That Will Undermine Your Leadership

Sometimes the hardest thing about communication is hearing your own words. Here are some to think about--and eliminate.<p>Communication is at the heart of everything we do. To be effective in any setting requires good communication skills. It's how we connect with people and build relationships.<p>Paying …

Square CEO Jack Dorsey Says If You’re Making Decisions, You’re Not Leading

It's counter-logical, but leaders rarely make decisions for others. Managers make decisions for others (and dehumanize them in the process). Most people who think they are leading are only managing. Great leaders know the difference.<p><b>The Manager--How Not to Do It</b><p>Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, is …