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How To Become A Genius

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to increase your intelligence.<p>You probably think you’re pretty smart. Most people believe they’re smarter than the average American, according to a study from YouGov. Yet when it comes to IQ, …

The Brain

Brain Workshop - a Dual N-Back game

<b>Introduction</b> - <b>Download</b> - <b>Tutorial</b> - <b>Details & Options</b> - <b>Donate</b><p>Brain Workshop is a free open-source version of the dual n-back brain training</b> …

7 Summer Reads for the Curious Mind

Charles Scribner's Sons<p>Dover Publications, Inc.<p>Kurt Wolff Verlag, Leipzig<p>Charles Scribner's Sons<p>International Publishers<p>Cassell<p>Norton Critical Edition<p>…

Literature

Vacation Bucket List: The Top 10 Trips of a Lifetime

Your complete guide to the must-have travel experiences across the globe.<p>For those of us suffering from an incurable case of wanderlust, the question is always '<i>where am I going to vacation to next?</i>' If you don't have your travel bucket list already mapped out, luxury travel consortium Virtuoso is …

Here's the Exact Workout Khloé Kardashian Does With Her Personal Trainer

You might love to hate on the Kardashians, but there's one thing you can't deny: Khloé is <i>killing</i> the fitness game. You already know this if you follow her on Instagram and see all her inspiring snaps, and if you don't, you definitely saw her fitness-themed <b>Complex</b> shoot in which she looks insanely …

The 8-Minute Fat-Burning Routine That’s Also Really Fun

<i>Hate the treadmill? This 8-minute workout from Self may have you changing your tune.</i><p>Ever heard of the 10-20-30 workout? The training protocol refers to a specific interval format: run, bike, row, etc. at a gentle pace for 30 seconds (low), accelerate for 20 seconds (medium), then push it for an …

Strength Exercises for High School Runners

Improve your running economy by building your core with these workouts.<p>The homestretch of a cross-country race is not so much a test of who has the most running endurance, but of who has the best running economy. In the final 100 meters, with shot hamstrings and buckled legs, your body is forced to …

Penn State

Jillian Michaels Workout: How to Get Sculpted Abs Fast

Exercise 1 Side Plank with Alternating Leg Raise<p>Get into a side plank with your hand directly under your shoulder and your bottom leg slightly in front of your top leg, then slowly kick your bottom leg forward as far as you can. Tap the toes of your bottom foot with your top hand, then repeat with …

Slay Your Spare Tire with This Cutting-Edge HIIT Workout | Men's Health

One caveat: You can’t overeat and expect results; your nutrition needs to be as strong as your workout. (Get help from the Lose Your Spare Tire program—a complete diet and exercise plan that’ll help you drop 20, 30, even 50 pounds and flatten your belly forever.)<p><b>How to Do It</b><br>Perform the following …

Your 3-Minute Butt Burner

No time to fit a workout into your busy, over-scheduled life? No problem. This tush-toning, three-move workout takes just three minutes. Complete this three times a day, whenever you have a few minutes to spare.<p>Single-Leg Forward Reach<p>Stand with all your weight on your left foot, abs engaged and …

Workouts

The 20-Minute Weight-Loss Workout

Get fitter, faster with this 2-in-1 cardio sculpting plan<p>1. Plié Punch<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Holding a pair dumbbells at hips with elbows behind body, stand with heels …

Butt Workout: 20-Minute Glute Exercises

The Best Butt Workout<p>Try this 20-minute butt workout to solidify your assets<p><b>To get a gorgeous butt</b> do these moves twice a week. Complete the recommended sets and reps, opting for a weight at which you can barely eke out the last rep of your final set with perfect form.<p><i>Check out all of WH's</i> …

19 Fitness Stars Everyone Is Following on Instagram

If you don't know these names, you need to.<p>You know how an Instagram feed that's full of delicious-looking food can make you want to get all up in that? The same goes for fitness: Follow badass women who post photos and videos of themselves dead-lifting twice their weight, showing off their …

Fitness

The 20-Minute Killer Core Workout

Your core muscles are involved in almost every movement of the human body. So it's safe to say that core training is an important part of any …

Ten best plank variations to keep your core strong

Want to tone your abs but bored with the static, orthodox plank position? Personal fitness trainer Scott Laidler explains the ten more exciting options that can help you change up your workout<p>The plank exercise is a staple core exercise that works everything from your abdominals, lower back, …

The Move That Will Bring Sexy Back…to Your Back

Break out the backless dresses!<p>Beth Bischoff<p><i>Join the Women's Health Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Swiss-ball Y Raise:</b> Maybe it’s been a while since …

Muscle

13 yoga poses that will help you lose weight

Yoga is a great way to lose weight if practised regularly using the right form. It is light on the joints and the chances of injury – if done …

The Best Workouts for Anyone Who Hates Cardio (But Needs It)

<i>By Aly Teich, Glamour</i><p>You rarely hear anyone say, "I just love cardio!" But it's a necessary evil for staying healthy, losing weight, and/or maintaining a healthy BMI (not to mention a whole host of heart benefits). How to deal? I've tested a gazillion workouts as part of my job, and I've found that …

Exercise

Scale of 1 to 10

These eight exercises are all body weight and involve multiple muscles and joint movements. To keep things interesting, you can challenge the body by starting with one repetition for each exercise in a super set fashion (without any rest in between exercises) and with every new set, add on one …

Workouts

Learn the Workout That Got Khloé Kardashian Her 'Revenge Body'

Exercise 1 Single-Dumbbell Clean and Press<p>Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and a dumbbell between your feet on the floor. Push your hips back as you squat to grab the dumbbell with your right hand, arm fully extended <b>(A)</b>. In one smooth movement, pull the dumbbell up and "catch" it at …

This 5-Minute Sequence Will Work Out Your Entire Body

Some days, it really is impossible to make it to the gym. Fortunately, spending 30 minutes on the elliptical isn't the only activity that works you out.<p>In the video above, Udaya yoga instructor Caley Alyssa demonstrates a full body strength building workout that only takes five minutes. It's a …

Workouts

Do These 5 Moves to Lose Those Saddlebags

Exercise 1 Single-Leg Hip Raise<p>Begin on the floor, on your back, with your right knee bent and left leg resting straight on the floor. Keeping your left leg straight, raise it up to a 45-degree angle so that it is in line with your right thigh. Allow your arms to relax on the floor out from your …

17 Free Online Learning Sites that Provide High Quality Opportunities

One thing that you should never stop doing is learning, even if you are no longer in school. With the Internet, our opportunities to learn have never …

100 Writing Practice Lessons & Exercises

by Joe BuntingWant to become a better writer? Perhaps you want to write novels, or maybe you just want to get better grades in your essay writing …

Creative Writing

30 Incredible Ballet Portraits

The sublime art of ballet is about movement; and yet, few videos seem to do the ballet dancer justice like the perfectly captured still image.<p>Maybe it's because each split second of a ballet dancer's movements must be perfect to create a beautiful final product, and the camera allows us to see that …

Photography

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Exercise 1 Dumbbell Bench Press<p>Lie faceup on a bench with your arms straight, a dumbbell in each hand <b>(A)</b>. Lower the dumbbells until they’re close to the sides of your chest <b>(B)</b>, then press them back up to the starting position. That's one rep. Do 10 reps, then go to move 2 without rest.<p>Exercise 2 …

Two Traits That Predict Happiness

There is no grander goal in life than the pursuit of happiness.<p>We all want to be happy, but we all have slightly different ideas of what it is. Even psychologists use various definitions of the term. It could simply be that happiness is as unique as the people that try to define it.<p>For many of us, …

Happiness

6 Secret Steps to Doing Everything Well

As we walked along the river late one evening, I started whining to my husband, "I didn't get anything done today."<p>Okay, that phrase was exaggerated at best. One look at my to do list showed that it simply wasn't true.<p>Yet sometimes it's not the number of things we've accomplished that matters, it's …

Minimalism

The Emotions That Make Us More Creative

Artists and scientists throughout history have remarked on the bliss that accompanies a sudden creative insight. Einstein described his realization of the general theory of relativity as the happiest moment of his life. More poetically, Virginia Woolf once observed, “Odd how the creative power …

Creativity

Advice From a Recovered Happiness Junkie

I used to be a happiness junky. Like an addict looking for the next fix I would beg, borrow and steal to get the rush of high that comes with those temporary moments of feeling like you're on top of the world.<p>Enrolling in classes, ingesting endless amounts of affirmations and quotes, and cutting …

Happiness