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This Trainer's 1-Kettlebell Workout Is Guaranteed to Firm Up Your Butt

Don't be shy. You want a bigger, firmer butt — and that's OK. If you're a beginner and you don't know where to start, Venus Lau, certified trainer and fitness model, has just the workout for you.<p>All you'll need is one kettlebell for this workout, and you can do it anywhere because it doesn't …

Workouts

Gym Mistakes That Will Ensure You Never See Gains

Achieving your health and fitness goals takes more than grunting in the gym for an hour a day and adding kale to your diet. Walk around a weight room …

Exercise

Rules For Eating And Drinking In Japan

Visting Japan? Or perhaps you already live in the country. Here are some handy rules to follow for eating and drinking protocol.<p>Generally, Japanese …

Japan

The Ultimate Muscle-Building Workout Routine For Skinny Guys - Fitness & Workouts

If hitting the gym on the regular isn’t resulting in the swelling silhouette you envisioned, you may not be sending your muscles the right message. Key variables in your training -- sets, reps, weight, rest -- determine the outcome of your efforts, so it’s important to ensure those factors are …

Workouts

Crossfit Mobility Drills That Every Athlete Should be Doing!

Crossfit mobility drills are essential to keep your movement patterns effective and your body healthy.<p>1. Deep lunge with rotation<br>2. Standing Hip …

Workouts

Why you should think twice before getting in a pool

Pools are festering, pathogenic baths that we fool ourselves into thinking are clean.<p>Pool water smells like disinfectant. It has that cloying, antiseptic aroma that at once deters and reassures you that someone has designed this body of water for you to swim in. It’s got chlorine—it must be clean.</i> …

Environmental Health

If You Want Strong, Toned Legs, Do This Trainer's Intermediate Kettlebell Workout

Who <i>doesn't</i> want strong, functional legs? If your goal is to build up your quads and achieve lean legs, this workout will help you get there. Marcus Martinez, kettlebell expert, creator of the Kettlebell Difference and Master Trainer at Onnit Academy, recently posted this kettlebell complex for …

Workouts

Why you should allow yourself to get bored more often

<i>I couldn’t remember the last time I was bored.</i><p>It was two years ago. I had just woken up and reached over to my bed stand to grab my phone so I can …

Creativity

No, Really: This Is the Secret to Age-Proofing Your Brain

When you think about age-proofing your brain, what's the first thing that springs to mind? Eating healthier food, exercising more, and quitting bad …

Nutrition

These 9 Foods Are the Fountain of Youth

Science will tell you that premature aging is a lifestyle choice rather than a genetic certainty. And it's not exactly news that diet, social and …

Nutrition

The 4-Minute Metabolism Booster

Rev your calorie-burning furnace with this lower-body weekend challenge<p>When it comes to revving your metabolism, one move reigns king. "The squat burns more calories per rep than almost any other exercise because it hits a lot of muscles, particularly big ones like you glutes, hamstrings, and …

Workouts

It’s Your Job To Love Your Kids And Set Limits — Not To Entertain Them

The truth is, as a grown up, my imagination isn’t that good.<p>Originally published on Motherly.<p>By Denaye Barahona<p>I don’t do planned arts, crafts or academic activities with my children. I also don’t feel <i>the least</i> bit guilty about it. As I write this, my 3-year-old is building a parking garage out of …

Kids

The truth about nootropic foods that may boost your brain power

“Nootropics” have become a new buzzword lately. Thanks to America’s typical “There’s a pill for that” attitude, nootropics supplements – better known …

Wellness

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

Best Road Trips in the World: 8 Drives Worth Flying For

There’s no shortage of stunning road trips here in the United States. However, some of the most beautiful drives are worth <i>flying</i> for. Here are eight …

4 harsh truths that will make you a better person

Why is it that whenever someone says, “face the facts” you know you’re about to hear something you don’t want to hear? Probably because of a second …

Happiness

Why intermittent fasting is the ultimate anti-aging diet

What do Jessica Alba, Molly Sims, and Chelsea Handler all have in common? A very low key, results driven diet thanks to holistic nutritionist Kelly …

10 Yoga Poses to Do in Bed to Ease Pain and Have the Best Sleep of Your Life

Whether you sit in an office chair all day, like to garden, or are on your feet for extended periods of time, you're probably no stranger to sore …

This Is the Downward Frog Stretch; Perfect for Loosening Up Those Stiff Hips

<b>The hip joint is one of the most important body parts in your pop up,</b> creating the proper surfing stance, and even doing radical turns on a steep …

This Book From the 1930s Can Teach You How to Create a Genuinely Happy Life

This obscure author already understood the lessons of modern happiness science decades ago.<p>What is the most common regret that pains people facing the end of their lives? According to a hospice nurse who has written about her experiences providing end-of-life care, the most common regret of the …

Happiness

8 Bodyweight Exercises That You've Never Heard Of

The most common reason to skip a workout is lack of time but with these eight bodyweight moves, an awesome pump can be achieved right in your bedroom.<p>…

Ancient wisdom reveals 7 rituals that will make you happy

You and I are not the first people to wonder, “How can I live a happier, more fulfilling life?” Not by a long shot.<p>Stoicism and Buddhism are both a …

Mindfulness

Breakfast Orange Juice Makes Kids 'More Likely To Be Obese' - So Should Parents Ban Fruit Juice?

We asked a paediatric dietitian.<p>Fruit juice was once considered a healthy option for kids, but increasingly advice focuses on the sugar content and …

Five Tips For Post-Workout Nutrition: Don’t Let Your Hard Work Go to Waste

A recent review in the journal Nutrition and Metabolism provides workout nutrition tips for optimal strength and size gains. Included are strategies …

This Exercise Will Have You Running Faster and Feeling Strong in No Time

I'm a personal trainer, and I love explosive workouts. Growing up as an athlete, explosive movements were imperative to my soccer and track-and-field training. Explosive movements translate to your overall speed, power, and strength, which is the main reason I do them (they're also great functional …

Workouts

Watching Japan’s King of Tuna Cut Fish is Mesmerizing

Inside the world's largest fish market, a master shows where Tokyo's best sushi comes from.<p>Most days each week, a little drama plays out inside the …

There’s More To Lifting Weights Than Lifting Weights

Professional IFBB bodybuilder, Ben Pakulski, said, “Set the goal to build muscle, not for the muscle but for what it will make of you to achieve it.” …

10 Carbs Nutritionists Love

Carbs have a bad reputation. The category can be subdivided into simple sugars, like fruit and milk, and complex carbs, like potatoes, beans, oats, …

What’s an EMOM Workout?

The trainer at your gym recommends trying them. Your fittest coworker swears by the workouts. But what, exactly, is an EMOM workout? It’s an acronym …

Tip: Lifters Shouldn't Go Keto

Ketogenic diets might work for endurance athletes, but lifters might want to look elsewhere for a diet. Here's why.<p>There's little doubt that …