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20 exercises to bulletproof your joints and prevent injury

Look we get it: Some exercises just aren't sexy or showy—but neither are knee braces, slings, tweaked lower backs, or bad moods you develop because …

Workouts

These Elliptical Workouts Will Actually Make You Enjoy Using the Elliptical

The elliptical is a great low-impact machine found at practically every gym. Sure, it's a great option. But pedaling away at the same pace every time …

Exercise

A Seven-Phase Workout to Protect Your Shoulders

Your shoulders serve a lot of purposes during daily life and are used during virtually all upper-body movements. Made up of an intricate web of …

The upper-body big-muscle workout program

Sure, you don’t get a lot of props for your six-pack abs in fall and winter, when layers of insulation replace summer’s skimpy tank tops and tees. …

Six Expensive Home Repairs You Can Avoid With a Little Maintenance

The cost of owning a home goes well beyond the price you paid for the house itself. When something breaks, you have to fix it, and those repairs can …

Five things pediatricians want dads to know about parenting

Pediatricians have a message for fathers: You're more important to your child's health and well-being than you — and we — might have realized.<p>After assessing more than a decade's worth of psychological and sociological research, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a new report about …

Start These 225 Franchises for $50,000 or Less

This story appears in the June 2016 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>There once was a time when franchising appeared to be the domain of people with deep pockets who could afford to build a restaurant or retail store. But no longer. Today some of the most popular and successful franchise categories -- …

Small Business

Just Promoted To Manager? Here Are 5 Strategies For Success

It's a quiet afternoon at work when you get a phone call from your boss, asking you to come up to her office for a quick chat.<p><i>Could it be?</i> You ask yourself... <i>Am I finally getting a promotion??</i><p>You've been waiting for this. You've put in hours of work, smiled through thousands of late nights, and …

Leadership

The 28-day CrossFit Program for Beginners

So you bench press, hit the squat rack, and watch your calories and do your cardio. You do sets and reps and follow your weekly split, but maybe …

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Most friendships develop so naturally that you don't even realize how or when they started.<p>Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend …

The 7 Microwave Hacks You Need to Know

<i>This article is part of</i> Epi Loves the Microwave, <i>our exploration (vindication?) of the appliance everybody loves to hate.</i><p>If the kitchen was a middle …

Fix Your Duck Walk Before It Injures You

Has anyone every told you that you walk like a duck, your feet pointing out instead of straight on? Maybe it’s the way you’ve always walked or maybe …

7 Habits That All Great Leaders Have | Inc.com

There's the popular image of great leaders involving lots of stern-faced seriousness and pointing confidently into the future, and then there's real-life great leadership. According to a host of experts, the two often look nothing alike.<p>The charismatic and ever-confident giver of rousing speeches …

Leadership

7 Bad Public Speaking Habits That Immediately Destroy Your Likability | Inc.com

Having the best ideas in the world won't help you if no one wants to listen.<p>Speaker and author Julian Treasure gave a popular TED Talk in 2014 that explained how anyone can speak effectively, whether in a conversation or in front of a crowd.<p>How well you influence others, he said, is as much about …

Public Speaking

How to Do the Landmine Half Getup | Men's Health

(Want to lose your belly on top of your abs? Then try THE 21-DAY METASHRED. One guy lost 25 pounds in 6 weeks!)<p>You can also load up the landmine without significantly increasing your risk of shoulder injury, explains Gaddour. The kettlebell and dumbbell, on the other hand, become unstable when you …

How to Bake the Best Bread With and Without a Bread Machine

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Nothing beats the comfort, taste and smell of fresh-baked bread. Unfortunately, making bread can be labor …

Baking

Mango Lassi Recipe - Chowhound

Ingredients (8)<p>3/4 cup medium-dice mango<br>• 3/4 cup plain whole-milk yogurt<br>• 1 tablespoon granulated sugar<br>• 1 tablespoon water<br>• 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed …

How To DIY A Greenhouse: 9 Projects For Your Homestead

Today’s article is as green as it gets, because it’s about DIY-ing greenhouses. How do you build a greenhouse, you ask? The easy answer is: you build …

Off-grid

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

1 of 12<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>February: Honolulu<p>3 of 12<p>March: Buenos Aires<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>April: Chicago<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 12<p>May: …

Buenos Aires

Beating Procrastination: 72 Successful People Reveal their Most Powerful Tips

Why do today what you can put off till tomorrow?<p><i>"This isn't important right now, I will get to it later." "This is too difficult, let's keep it for next week." "I need to be in the right mood." "I work better under pressure."</i><p>It comes in various forms (as above), but it has one name. …

Procrastination

Help Your Team Manage Stress, Anxiety, and Burnout

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>It can be tough enough to manage your own stress. But how can you, as a manager, help the members of your team handle <i>their</i> feelings of stress, burnout, or disengagement?<p>Because work is getting more demanding and complex, and because many of us now work in 24/7 environments, …

Employee Engagement

It's Week 2 of Your Total-Body Workout Through the Trails | Women's Health

But to keep increasing your endurance and strength, we're going to ramp up your strength-training routine with a total-body workout. In the kinetic chain, or the way your muscles work together in your body, every link (a.k.a. each muscle) needs to be as strong as the next. And that full-body …

Drop it Like a Squat

How to get the most out of these 4 squat exercises By: Reese Boge | December 18, 2015<p>The squat has commonly been regarded as a leg exercise, but did …

The Best Upper-Body Exercises When You Can't Do a Pull-Up (Yet!)

It takes more than strong arms to do a pull-up. And if you regularly crush your strength workouts or HIIT routines but still can't seem to get your …

Workouts

Fabienne's Hasselback Potatoes Recipe

"These potatoes present really well and are healthier than fries. They have crispy edges with centers as creamy as mashed potatoes. A must …

mashed potatoes

How (and Why) to Develop Your Mental Toughness

Developing your mental toughness can help you be more emotionally resilient, push you to go further and harder, and build armor to persevere against …

Self-improvement

10 Delicious Brunches Any Guy Can Make

10 Delicious Brunches Any Guy Can MakeHigh angle view of brunch served on tableGetty Images/EyeEm PremiumSouthwestern CookingGetty ImagesShrimp and …

Breakfast

Here Are 2015’s Biggest Pop Songs–All Mashed Up Into a Single 4-Minute Earworm

DJ Earworm just released his annual United State of Pop mash-up for 2015’s hit songs and you will not be able to resist jamming out to it.<p>“You already know what it is” is something rappers and singers have lately taken to saying during the intro to some songs. Whip/Nae Nae-exhibitionist Silentó is …

The 75 Skills Everyone Should Master

A person can be expert in nothing, but they must be practiced in many things. Skills. You don't have to master them all at once. You simply have to collect and develop a certain number of skills as the years tick by. People count on you to come through. That's why you need these, to start.<p>A person …

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