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Try This 8-Week Plank Challenge To Get Stronger From Head To Toe

Planks challenge your arms, legs, chest, shoulders, and butt, not to mention make your abs quiver like an earthquake when done properly. Best of all, you can do them anywhere and tweak them to suit your ability. The more you plank, the stronger and more stable you get, and the longer your muscles …

Back to Basics: How to Perform the Kettlebell Swing

<b>The kettlebell swing is a fundamental skill that is great for beginner to advanced athletes</b>. It has almost magical properties, in that it increases …

16 Signs You Married the Right Person

It's the holidays, a time when emotions run high. But you and your spouse can get through this difficult period together.<p>Marriage can be tricky and challenging at times. So it's only natural that when you're in one of those funks, you begin to ask, "Did I marry the right person?"<p>It's the holidays, …

100-Squat Workout: The Quickest Way to Set Your Legs Ablaze

We love squats! They're effective and fun — but you probably already know that. There are so many squat variations that we rounded up 10 of our favorites to create one killer and quick workout. We know doing a 100 squats sounds like a formidable challenge, but try it! You just might surprise …

How to Do More Push Ups for Your Fitness Test

The push-up test is universally recognized as an excellent measure of upper body strength and endurance. For this reason, the push-up test is an …

8 reasons to eat groundnuts daily. No 5 is VERY important

<b>8 reasons to eat groundnuts daily. No 5 is VERY important</b><p>Groundnuts which are also known as peanuts, are considered to be a very healthy nut. …

Wellness

MELT FAT WITH THE CROSSFIT BODYWEIGHT WORKOUT

<i>The 11th Crossfit games are this weekend. Some of the best all-round athletes on the planet step into the Wisconsin sun before a stadium crowd, and</i> …

Kendrick Lamar Talks to Rick Rubin About “Alright,” Eminem, and Kendrick's Next Album | GQ

Believe it or not, Kendrick Lamar and Rick Rubin had never met before GQ Style brought them together. We knew the conversation would inspire us, but we never thought it would compel them to go straight into the studio together.<p>Here’s where Kendrick Lamar stands as 2016 comes to a close:<p>He is …

The Exercises That’ll Help You Get More Done In Less Time

Doing compound exercises can take your workout from good to great. What exactly does that mean? Well, compound movements are ones that put multiple …

5 Things You Should Never Say to Your Husband

What you say can be damaging, so experts outline five things to avoid saying to your mate.<p><b>By: Laurie Sue Brockway</b><p>Sarah Johnson, a mother of four who …

Self-esteem

WATCH: Here's how Tim Tebow's baseball skills showcase for MLB teams went

*Former* football player Tim Tebow displayed his baseball skills for MLB teams on Tuesday<p>America's third-string QB Tim Tebow on Tuesday held a …

Are You Thinking Too Much?

<b>Are you thinking too much?</b><p><i>The Practice:</i><p>Rest your weary head.<p><i>Why?</i><p>The traditional saying that's this week's practice has been sinking in for me lately. Thoughts have been swirling around like a sandstorm about work, things I've been reading, household tasks, finances, concerns about people, a yard …

Reps You've Never Tried

Break Out of the Rep Range Rut!<p>In the old days (read: five years ago) lifting weights was simple. The "rules" went something like this:<p>To build …

Extreme Sports

Couples Who Do This Love More, Argue Less And Have More Sex

<b>What do you want for your relationship?</b><p>The first question I ask couples when they come to therapy is why they're here. It's closely followed with the question "What do you want for your relationship?"<p>How they answer gives me a good indication of where they're really at and how involved our work …

Quiz: Are You Sexually Compatible?

No matter what dating services and sites might lead us to believe, there is no secret equation that will say whether two people are a sexual match. …

15 Reasons Your Boyfriend Actually Loves Cuddling

by Bella Pope<p>– on<p>in Love & Heartbreak<p>I’m not sure why the stereotype of guys hating to cuddle comes from but I, along with just about every girl out …

Lighter weights do as much for building muscle as heavier ones, new research says

When it comes to building muscle, it’s probably not the size of your weights or the number of repetitions that matter.<p>Research (pdf) from McMaster University in Ontario, Canada argues it’s actually the degree to which you exhaust yourself during your weightlifting session.<p>“It isn’t about the weight …

Exercise

11 Phrases Intelligent People Say Every Day (and So Should You)

Sometimes what you say to yourself matters most of all.<p>Every success is based on action, but every action starts with a thought. That's why every worthwhile accomplishment starts with a change in perspective, or a new connection, or a renewed sense of purpose and motivation.<p>And sometimes success …

3 Easy Home Workouts to Tighten Your Body

When people think about workouts to lose weight they often think about strenuous cardio sessions at the gym. But there are easy home workouts that …

Kettlebell Cardio and Strength Total Body Exercises

Turkish Get Up<p>The Turkish get-up is one of the more unusual kettlebell exercises, but excellent for the entire body. By holding the weight over the …

HIIT Workout - How to Get a Six Pack Quickly Without a Gym Membership

A quality <b>HIIT workout</b>, combined with a good nutrition plan is crucial when it comes to getting a flat stomach. If you want to know how to get a six …

Find Out The Best Exercises For Fat Loss And Building Muscle

When it comes to finding out the best exercises for fat loss and building muscle you have to know what to look for and what really makes an exercise …

How nanotechnology research could cure cancer and other diseases

Genetic diseases may soon be a thing of the past thanks to nanotechnology, which employs tiny particles to manipulate cells and change our DNA<p>Here’s how cancer treatment often runs today: a patient develops an aggressive tumor. A surgeon operates to remove the tumor, but a few cancer cells remain, …

Cancer

Muhammad Ali In His Own Words: Six of His Best Quotes to Live By

In an age where sports fans want their heroes to be more than just athletes, nobody has a legacy like Muhammad Ali.<p>Any press conference or statement he released was must watch, must listen. His gift for gab left reporters salivating and admirers invigorated with the same energy with which he …

Boxing

25 Bad Words That Make Other People Feel Inferior

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Did you know that in every language, there are more negative words than positive ones? It seems we need lots of words to describe our negative feelings, but we're content with a handful of positive ones.<p>For instance, researchers have …

Self-help

What a Chess Grandmaster Can Teach You About Solving Problems

Have a complex problem? International chess grandmaster Maurice Ashley suggests trying this.<p>How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to …

How to Grill Ribs Perfectly Every Time - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>The Institute of Culinary Education is one of the largest culinary schools in the world, offering both professional and recreational programs in New</i> …

BBQ

Exercises You've Never Tried: Beach Body Edition

I have a confession to make: I love lifting weights, but I don't enjoy training the beach muscles.<p>It's not that I hate bodybuilding or training arms …