Raj Singh

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5 Fast Rules to Be Bigger, Leaner, and Stronger

Easy tips for better muscles<p>Ask the average guy in the average gym how to build bigger muscles, and chances are he'll tell you to do exactly what he's doing: lots of sets and reps of lots of redundant exercises. Except . . . well, you notice it's not working particularly well for him. Worse, you …

Weightlifting

5 Steps to Building a New Habit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to researchers at Duke University, habits account for about 40 percent of our behaviors on any given day.<p>Understanding how to build new habits (and how your current ones work) is essential for making progress in your health, …

The Skills Leaders Need at Every Level

A few weeks ago, we were asked to analyze a competency model for leadership development that a client had created. It was based on the idea that at different points in their development, potential leaders need to focus on excelling at different skills. For example, in their model they proposed that …

9 Inspiring Quotes About Wisdom That Will Change The Way You See Your Life

We get it. Life can be hard.<p>One moment, you can feel the profoundness of your own life's purpose in every aching atom of your body. Then, suddenly, you're at a loss for just about everything: words, identity, creativity, inspiration. It leaves you feeling confused, alone and like there's nowhere …

The 1,000-Rep Morning Metabolism Igniter

Light your fat-frying furnace for the entire day<p>Mornings are tough and morning workouts are tougher.<p>But the right routine is worth waking up for, especially if it allows you to crank out 1,000 reps in 30 minutes, like this one from Craig Ballantyne, MS, CTT, and editor of EarlyToRise.com.<p>“When you …

Workouts

Customer Service Leadership: How To Transform The Behavior Of Customer-Facing Employees

Developing effective customer service leadership — leadership that coaxes great behaviors and performance from your customer-facing employees — is a key to creating a successful customer experience. Once you’ve gotten the ball rolling by hiring employees with the right potential, you also need a …

First Things First: The 5 Secrets to Prioritization

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is money and for entrepreneurs starting out, it is imperative both are utilized to their fullest. To maximize both, founders must prioritize.<p>When we first started out, we were wrestling with some problems on how to build our …

Why You Lead Determines How Well You Lead

One of the most telling questions you can ask someone in any kind of leadership role is what motivates them to be a better leader. Some will say it’s to enhance their personal effectiveness, or that leading is an expected part of their professional development. Others may say that they lead because …

4 Things Remarkable Startups Have In Common

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Why do some startups succeed and others don't? Here's a hint: It doesn't have to do with if an idea is good or bad. Indeed, the successful entrepreneurs are able to run with amazing concepts and pivot otherw when needing. There are a few …

The 2-Minute Body-Weight Blast That Skyrockets Your Metabolism

Torch an unbelievable amount of calories in a short amount of time with this high-intensity ladder drill<p>There are few moves more effective than the pushup or the bodyweight squat. They both hit a ton of muscles from head to toe and help build strength usable outside the gym. And while banging out …

Exercise

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

3 Ways to Sculpt a Rock-Hard Butt She'll Want to Grab

Want a desirable derrière? Use these exercises to hit your glutes from every direction<p>Sitting all day can cause your glutes to grow weak and your butt to sag—and that's a turnoff for the ladies. Unfortunately, reshaping your backside isn't as simple as getting out of your chair and squatting more, …

Workouts

8 tips to evolve a start-up into a successful company

Reiterating this point, I saw a wonderful talk from Naveen Tewari, the founder of successful start-up, InMobi. In the video, Naveen guides us through …

Entrepreneurship

The 5-Minute Fat Blaster Workout

Grab your dumbbells—let's get down to business.<p>Blasting fat sounds great, right? But it also sounds time-consuming—like, three-hours-in-the-gym-each-day time-consuming. And who has time for that?<p>But guess what? That's so not necessary! In fact, all you need are five minutes and the five exercises …

Workouts

Score a Beach-Ready Body by the Fourth of July

Want a body you're proud to show off shirtless this holiday? Then cap off your workouts with this 3-move fat-shredding finisher<p>You're proud to say you're an American. But this Fourth of July, be proud to go shirtless, too. From now until the Fourth, tack a three-move metabolic finisher to the end …

Workouts

5 Minutes to Tight, Toned Abs

No crunches required!<p>One of the funny things about flat abs is that to get them, you don't necessarily have to do workouts that directly involve your stomach. Rather, it's just as effective—if not more so—to focus on exercises that engage your core as well as <i>other</i> parts of your body, like your …

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How To Turn These Life Setbacks Into Opportunities For Growth

Navigating through life's most stressful situations can oftentimes feel like swimming against a swift current -- no matter how hard we try to stay calm, we drift further along, getting more and more wrapped up in our rambling, reactive thoughts. As this process repeats itself time and again in our …

7 Exercise Moves for Lean, Sexy Legs

Upgrade your leg workouts with these killer exercises for your hamstrings, quads, and calves<p>Tired of the same old squats and lunges in your leg workout? We totally get it. The next time you want to tone your lower half, try these 7 challenging moves from the Women's Health Big Book of Exercises. …

Workouts

9 Ways Men Can Make Their Orgasms Even Better

Kick your pleasure into overdrive with a few simple tricks.<p>If you learned a killer new workout that made your body feel incredible, you’d likely share it with your friends. But when it comes to sex, men aren’t as liable to trade tips. This is a shame, because most men could use some help in the …

Game of Thrones

Are You Butchering Your Squat?

Loading up your squat is dangerous unless your form is spot on. Find out if your body-weight squat is up to par first<p>After doing squats with a giant barbell in your hands, squatting sans weight may seem like a cinch. That doesn't mean you can slack on your form, however. "If you perform a …

Workouts

Weekend Challenge: Stacked-Feet Pushup

A minor twist on the standard move for major results<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new exercise. Thousands of women already have. Join</i> …

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Blast Your Lower Body with the Glute Gauntlet

Feel the burn with this high-rep, 2-move challenge<p>You don't have to lift weights to reach peak performance. Plyometrics—superfast explosive movements—can improve your athleticism and skyrocket your fitness to an insane level, says Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <b>The IMPACT! Body Plan</b>. The reason: …

Heart Rates

The Ultimate Body-Weight Workout

Build strength and torch fat from the comfort of anywhere with the ultimate no-weights workout plan<p>Guys can be wary of body-weight exercises for building muscle. But that's only because they treat them differently than free-weight and machine-based moves.<p>"If you stop doing hundreds of reps and …

Workouts

The 10 Biggest Yoga Fails (and How to Avoid Them!)

A few wrong moves, and your yoga class can do more harm than good. Get the most from your practice by avoiding these common mistakes.<p><i>By K. Aleisha Fetters for fitbie.com</i><p>Yoga's an everywoman activity. But just because anyone with a mat and a will can bust some yoga moves doesn't mean you're doing it …

Yoga

Reclaim Your Mind: Your Weekly Wake-Up Call to Become Your Greatest Fan

The poverty most likely<p>to destroy your life is psychological.<p>-- Anthony Silard<p>We are the owners of the thoughts we allow to take up residence in our minds.<p>When you are paralyzed by what your family will think about your choices, or willing to let an innovative idea die because it might not be …

The Ultimate Guide to the Pushup

Get more on the floor with this awesome video tutorial<p>Whether you can't do any pushups or you can do dozens, <i>Men's Health</i> expert BJ Gaddour—author of <i>Your Body Is Your Barbell</i>—will show you how to take your training to the next level. You'll even see how to progress to a single-arm pushup, which may …

Workouts

How Do You Define Success?

Last week, I had the distinct pleasure of being in the audience of my company's customer conference to listen to our keynote speaker, Arianna Huffington. As excited as I was to hear her, it is safe to say that her presentation far exceeded my expectations.<p>Arianna took time to talk about how we as …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

Muscle

7 Reasons to Never Feel Intimidated

In life, other people often make us nervous. This covers the spectrum from higher ups at work, love interests, people we don't know at parties, popular people from school or the office, even celebrities.<p>It is natural to feel intimidated sometimes. Often people we look up to (or those who we just …

This 10-Minute Guided Meditation Will Bring You Back To Your Center

What if we were only a few moments away from being fully at ease and connected to ourselves?<p>It sounds too good to be true, but part of meditation aims to do exactly that (and there's research to prove it). Just setting aside a few minutes for the practice each day has been proven to reduce stress, …