Norman Emerson

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The 19 Travel Apps You’ll Want to Download for the Summer

If you’re daydreaming about basking in the summer sun, now's the time to find a deal on a summer vacation. The right apps can help you find great …

Apps

How to Stretch the Hip Flexors and Psoas Muscles

There are several different exercises used to stretch the hip flexors and psoas muscles. These are two of the basic stretches to get you started. …

Yoga

‘I get on the dance floor and hear that music, and I can do anything’: At 92, this Utah woman keeps dancing to the Big Band soundtrack of her life

Sometimes, when Jean Woodruff hears the Big Band music that has been the soundtrack of her life, she remembers when she learned to dance. She …

The Prison-Inspired Workout That’ll Get You in Shape

Coss Marte used to be one of the biggest drug kingpins on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, making upwards of $3,000 a day. He started selling drugs …

Workouts

How to Start Walking for Weight Loss

If you've decided it is time to start walking for health, fitness, and weight loss, you've already taken a great first step. Walking is an effective, …

Walking

A Recent Study Showed that 70% of Leaders are Scared to Talk With Their Employees. Here's a Solution

Don't let fear keep you from having those hard conversations. Here are four practices to make it easier on yourself and the people who report to you<p>A few months ago, my wife and I moved from a 3,200-square-foot suburban home to an 1,800-square-foot condo in the Little Italy area of downtown San …

Walking Workout Schedule for Weight Loss

Following a schedule will help you be consistent when you are walking to lose weight, but it doesn't have to be the same old grind every day. It is …

Exercise

10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut, dispensing and gathering information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the closest estimate …

Information Systems

Quincy Jones: the kingmaker of pop

As a child, he ran with gangsters in the world's biggest ghetto; as a man, he recorded the most successful album ever. The super-mogul has laid down …

Music

Burn 300+ Calories in Just 9 Minutes With This No-Equipment Workout

We’re only a few weeks into 2018 and we’ve already cheated on our workout goals. Ugh! But instead of ditching our New Year’s fitness resolutions and living the rest of the year as Netflix-binging couch potatoes, we’re finding new ways to stay motivated, including mixing up our fitness plan by …

Exercise

Make This Greek Avocado Chicken Salad and Eat It All Week

Chicken salad and tuna salad are tried-and-true lunch staples. I don't think there was ever a time that I went to my grandparents' home and opened …

Who Needs a Gym? Try One of The 9 Best Workout Apps Instead

Let's face it: many of us are addicted to our phones. In fact, some research even suggests that women are more addicted to their phones than men. …

Why Jumping Rope Is the Best Total-Body Workout You Haven't Tried Yet

Here's a 12-minute circuit to get you started<p>Winter wants you to fail. It’s cold, it’s dark, there are cookies everywhere. And thanks to those well-intentioned resolutions, there are now goals to fall short of. Reports indicate that as many as 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions—many of them being …

CrissCross

6 Indoor Cardio Workouts You Can Do Without Setting Foot On a Treadmill

You don't need the dreadmill to break a serious sweat<p>There’s no beating a good weight workout, right? But if you really want to keep your body the healthiest it can be, you’ll want to add in some cardio into the mix, too.<p>According to a study in <i>BMC Public Health,</i> overweight and obese people who …

Exercise

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list<br>• The 100 best novels written in …

Literature

The Fat-Burning Jump Rope Workout You Should Add to Your Routine

Except for running, there’s no cardio workout with equipment more minimal than jumping rope. It’s affordable, too—even high-end ones will set you …

This 20-Minute Routine is the Laziest (but Most Effective) Workout Ever | Inc.com

Maybe you don't have time to exercise. Or, maybe instead of logging some miles on the treadmill, you tend to use your spare minutes shopping online or wasting time on Facebook. Whatever your excuse, you know that exercise will make you a better person. For one thing, when you're fit, you're more …

Exercise

25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers | Inc.com

Back in May, just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read queue for months to come.<p>But if you've finally gotten through all the titles that interested you back then, …

Books

Our Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes of 2017

There are few things the almighty Crock-Pot can't tackle, but above all else it makes getting dinner on the table a whole lot more manageable on busy …

25 Healthy Sheet Pan Recipes That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

Whether you are single or have a family to feed, it seems like every weeknight is a blur and trying to get dinner on the table isn't always the easiest feat. On top of that, eating healthy isn't always easy and oftentimes requires a decent amount of prep. And cleanup is a chore in itself when …

Cooking

The best new podcasts of 2017

<i>Looking for something new to listen to while you drive to work/go for a walk/wash the dishes? We're here for you. In weekly series Podcast Pick, we highlight podcasts, audio personalities or specific stories worth hearing.</i><p>From a musical staged for your ears to stories told by unlikely (and even …

Sexual Harassment

This science-backed seven-minute workout is all you need to get back in shape

It is not easy to squeeze in time for the gym, especially when you live in a world expected to be in two different places all the time. While this …

Exercise

Music training can change children’s brain structure and boost the decision-making network

If the brain is a muscle, then learning to play an instrument and read music is the ultimate exercise.<p>Two new studies from the Brain and Creativity …

The Brain

The trick to cooking salmon perfectly, every time

We’ll bet that you’ve eaten overcooked fish. Hell, we’ll narrow the field. We’ll put money on that fact that, in your lifetime, you have eaten overcooked <i>salmon</i>. Because most people don’t know how to pan-sear salmon properly.<p>But you’re not most people. You’re here to learn, so you can go out into …

First borns are perfectionist leaders while last borns are financially irresponsible according to an expert

<b>I’m the eldest of seven children. That’s right – seven children.</b><p>Which, of course, makes me Big Sister – the queen in our sub-Waltons family.<p>My …

Tip: Reciprocal Inhibition – A Better Way to Stretch Your Neck

Stop grabbing your neck and cranking your head to the side to stretch it. Here's a better way.<p>Simply use your hands to first contract isometrically …

Essential Solos: 40 Great Improvisations

I don’t know how many times I’ve listened to Freddy Robinson’s perfectly designed guitar solo on “Good Time Boogie,” off John Mayall’s 1972 LP <i>Jazz</i> …

The debate on spanking kids is over — here's why you should never do it

Spanking — usually defined as hitting a child on the buttocks with an open hand — is a common form of discipline still used on children worldwide. However, to date, spanking has been banned in 53 countries and states globally.<p>The use of spanking has been hotly debated over the last several decades. …

14 apps under $10 that make our lives better every day

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shown: Dark Sky app which gives you accurate local weather. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider<p>Whether it's staying entertained during a …