Phillip Albers

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7 HIIT YouTube Workouts That Take You From Zero to Sweat in Record Time

So you’ve decided it’s finally time to get serious about getting in shape. Great work! But just because it <i>is</i> the time doesn’t mean you always <i>have</i> the time. There are tons of yoga, pilates, cardio and strength training workouts available on YouTube (that’s right, no gym necessary), but if you’re a …

3 Mental Habits That Set True Geniuses Apart

What average people regard as 'work,' geniuses tend to regard as play.<p><i>What are some secret things geniuses do to solve problems? originally appeared on Quora -- the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Steve Denton on Quora:</b><p>I …

Genius

Improve Your Sleep -- and Your Life -- With These 8 Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On a recent flight from London to Atlanta, I had the good fortune to sit next to a very gracious woman. We bonded, not because we had a great number of things in common but rather because she did not complain or object when I …

Tropical Storms

The Workout That Burns 346 Calories In 13 Minutes

This is one of the fastest fat-burning routines we’ve ever seen<p>Over the years, <i>Men’s Health</i> has sifted through dozens of studies about how many calories you’ll burn with various workouts. But the routine detailed in new research from North Dakota State University is one of the most efficient calorie …

1. Wake Up Early

Not all creative minds are morning people. Franz Kafka routinely stayed up all night writing, and William Styron (author of <i>Sophie’s Choice</i>, among other best sellers) woke up at noon every day and considered his “morning” routine to be staying in bed for another hour to think.<p>However, early risers …

Cutting Calories? Here Are 8 Strategies to Combat Hunger On a Daily Basis

The biggest lie told by weight-loss gurus: You can cut calories without feeling hungry. You can’t. Here’s how to deal with it<p>The 1,200-mile drive from Cascade County, Montana, to Orange County, California, takes you past some of the more extraordinary landscapes in America—Yellowstone at one end, …

This Is How to Increase Grit, According to Research

Ever feel like you just wanna give up on something? How can you develop the inner strength necessary to achieve your long term goals?<p>Turns out that …

10 Things Highly Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

The most motivated people have a routine set of activities they do before bedtime that inspires, refreshes, and renews their passion.<p>Before they close out the chapter on the day, successful people typically have a routine they follow. They have a set of actions that inspires, refreshes, and renews …

How Your Meditation Routine Is Altering Your DNA

Most people who meditate do it because it feels good or perhaps because they've heard it's good for their health. Many people, myself included, have …

Meditation

5 Critical Exercises for Athletes

Kill Weakness, Avoid Injury<p>How You Get Injured<p>Aside from being flat-out weak or spastic, injuries happen because of muscular imbalances caused by the …

Muscle

The 20 Best Small Towns In America To Visit In 2016, According To The Smithsonian

This year's list by The Smithsonian is bound to give you intense wanderlust — unless you're lucky enough to live in these charming destinations year round.<p>The Smithsonian just released its annual list of the best small towns in America, and this year's roundup is bound to give you intense …

12 Outdoor DIY Projects To Start Building Now

Warmer weather is here, so there's no time to waste. Get started on these spring DIY projects and enjoy them all summer long.<p>Spring is the perfect time to prepare your home for the hot summer months and start all of those DIY projects you put off during the winter. Some of our favorite spring …

7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

The brain is by far our most precious organ–others are good, too, but they all pale in comparison to the mighty brain. Because the brain works so hard around the clock (even while we’re sleeping), it uses an extraordinary amount of energy, and requires a certain amount of nutritional support to …

Wellness

Here's How To Eat For Better Workout Results

Because housing a bag of cheese puffs after your run is apparently not the most productive strategy.

10 Morning Habits of People Who Are Unstoppable

Get out there and start crushing it.<p><i>What are some interesting morning habits of well balanced people? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of ceolifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>Over …

Here’s How A Month Of Exercise Affected My Brain

It’s been long known that physical activity produces mental benefits, but are all exercises equal when it comes to brain boosts?<p>Recently the <i>New York Times</i> reported on a Finnish study published in the <i>Journal of Physiology</i> that found, as long thought, that physical exercise could have a positive …

Shiny happy campers: an Airstream stay near Venice

1950s Americana isn’t something you associate with Venice, but a new Airstream park across the lagoon is an ideal base. Plus more Airstreams in western Europe<p>Most travellers planning a trip to Venice picture staying in a romantic hotel on the Grand Canal or a cosy B&B in an ancient palazzo. But a …

Italy

10 awesome cities you can fly to for dirt-cheap this spring

This spring, new routes from major carriers like American, JetBlue, United, and Virgin America will mean big savings on service both in the U.S. and abroad.<p>Here are the 10 routes with the best potential for bargains.

Virgin America

Nutritionists Reveal 9 Tips for Healthier Drinking Habits

Most nutrition advice focuses on what you should eat and how much you should exercise, but what you drink also plays an important role in your …

Why Swimming Is The Best Exercise Ever

Dive on in -- the water's fine.<p>Finding the perfect exercise regimen can feel like its own workout. Running might be too uninteresting, Crossfit could be too intimidating, spinning classes may be too loud.<p>Enter this tried and true workout you may not have considered: swimming.<p>Sure, the exercise may …

Brain Food

Listen: Brain Food<p>49:51<p>Guest host David Leite talks to Dr. Drew Ramsey about the connection between food and mental health, journalist Lisa Morehouse …

Food

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

Periodic Table of Dumbbell Exercises

Dumbbells are a fantastic choice for any home gym. They are perfect for building strength and muscle, but are also excellent for cardio exercise and …

Workouts

The 12-Minute Workout That Burns More Calories Than Sprinting

Want to burn fat fast? Skip the treadmill and grab a kettlebell instead<p>To incinerate your cheat meal faster, skip the treadmill and exercise bike: A 12-minute kettlebell circuit burns more calories than doing all-out cardio for the same length of time, a Southeastern Louisiana University study …

Timbersled is an Awesome Cross Between a Dirt Bike and a Snowmobile

Timbersled is an Awesome Cross Between a Dirt Bike and a Snowmobile Who says you have to stop riding your dirt bike when winter arrives? The …

What Is Mindfulness, Actually?

My spiritual mentor used to say to me, “we are human beings, not human doers.”<p>In an era that rewards productivity, what does it mean to focus on …

Mindfulness

The world's best cities for millennials

From affordable housing and transport to thriving job markets and culture, here’s our pick of the hottest spots for a good life<p>Millennials are a boomerang generation. The number of 20- to 34-year-olds living at home with their parents increased by 25% between 1996 and 2013 in the UK. Last year, 58% …

Demographics

5 energy boosting foods you should add to your day

We all know that feeling, 3 p.m. rolls around and we get that midday crash. But we don’t need to reach for energy drinks or high calorie bars. Beat that midday slump without breaking the diet by using one of the tips below:<p><b>Sugar-free gum</b><p>That’s right. Research has found that chewing gum increases …

16 high protein recipes for when you’re trying to cut carbs

So you want to get more protein in your body but are sick to death of protein shakes<p>Besides, you want some real food in your belly.<p>Check out these …