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Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and US Army training exams, sit-ups are getting a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce waistline …

Exercise

Could Yoga Be the Ultimate Cure-All?

Those downward dogs and sun salutations could be keeping you even healthier than you thought.<p>Of course, the consensus on yoga is that it’s good for …

Yoga

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

Wall Street

When Hiring Executives, Top Recruiters Look For These Important Traits

When recruiting at the executive level, the stakes are high. After all, executive positions are leadership roles by default and it is important to get it right. But what are the most important traits to look for in a high-level leader?<p>We asked members of the Forbes Human Resources Council for the …

Leadership

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

Employee Engagement

The 4 Secrets of Truly Great Leadership

You don't need to be born a great leader to become a great leader. Here are the secrets of leadership success.<p>Leaders today are faced with a business environment that is complex, dynamic, and fast-changing. To keep their organizations on an even keel, every manager has two key roles to fulfill, no …

Leadership

The Youngest Self-Made Billionaire on Earth Is Also the Humblest: He Says Luck Is What Made Him Successful

The 27-year-old entrepreneur cofounded a payments company valued at $9.2 billion.<p>John Collison is the youngest self-made billionaire on Earth.<p>The …

Startups

10 Healthy Lunch Recipes That Will Make Your Co-Workers Jealous

Make ahead meals that will keep your diet and savings on track.<p>July 07, 2018<p>This summer, I have my first ever internship. Since the internship is …

Healthy Eating

These are the most important manners to teach your kids before age 10, according to a royally-trained expert

FOR most parents, the most important manners to drill into your kids are saying please and thank you.<p>But according to a royally-trained etiquette …

Kids

Here's why you should always sleep on your side, according to sleep experts

There's nothing more frustrating than going to bed for a good night's sleep only to wake the next morning feeling even more tired than you did before you turned in. Whether it's snoring, an over-active mind or digestive issues, there can be many causes behind a restless night - but they could all …

Sleep

4 travel-friendly exercises Halle Berry does using nothing but a chair

When you go on vacation, it can be a challenge to maintain healthy habits and avoid undoing all your hard-earned fitness accomplishments. However, no …

Workouts

A Trainer Says This Is How Long You Need to Lift Weights to See "Noticeable Results"

Now that you've realized that you need to do a combination of strength training and cardio to strengthen and tone, you may be wondering how long until you begin to see any visible changes in your body. Turns out, it doesn't take as long as you might expect with the right tips. We reached out to …

Exercise

Science Says The Opposite of Greed Is What Truly Leads to Happiness (Like Doing Any of These 6 Things)

The motto 'greed is good' is the antithesis of what research is suggesting will make you happier.<p>We've all heard this cliché growing up -- how "it's better to give than to receive." Whether you're gainfully employed, looking for work, retired, or living off an inheritance from your rich uncle, …

Happiness

Transform Your Upper Body With These 18 Strengthening Exercises

When it comes to women lifting weights, a common myth is that you'll get "bulky" or look "manly". According to a 2006 review in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the benefits of weightlifting for men and women are: increased bone mass, lean muscle mass, improved cardiovascular fitness, …

Workouts

5 Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's and Why It's Important to Start Now

Drop the Soduko and adopt these simple habits to stand a chance against Alzheimers and other brain diseases.<p>July 03, 2018<p>This past weekend my …

Alzheimer's Disease

Dr Michael Mosley: Anti-age your body!

Anti-age your body! In his latest most revolutionary Life Play yet, Dr Michael Mosley reveals the simple lifestyle tweaks that will help you rolls …

Holistic Medicine

The 14 Healthiest Leafy Green Vegetables

Leafy green vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. They’re packed with vitamins, minerals and fiber but low in calories.<p>Eating a diet …

Nutrition

Experts Reveal How Many Steps You Need to Take in a Day to Lose Weight

Whether you track your steps with a wearable device or through your phone, knowing how much you've walked in a day can be an extremely useful tool for weight loss. Many of our jobs entail sitting for a majority of the day, which can be bad for your body and your brain. However, simply walking and …

Fitness

Want Instant Motivation? Read This Book Now.

Recently, I started reading it again. Immediately, my workouts got more intense. I began thinking bigger about my goals and my vision for my future.<p>I've read hundreds (potentially thousands) of self-help and business books over the past decade. Very few have the <i>it-factor</i>. Some of them do, though. …

Motivation

How To Stop Taking Things Personally

When people disrespect you or do not treat you well, it is easy to take their behavior personally, to blame yourself and think you have anything to do with someone else’s behavior. Taking things personally is emotionally draining, and an unnecessary, constant reevaluation of your self-esteem. …

Self-help

The 5 Best Exercises at the Gym, According to Personal Trainers

Don’t hit the weight room again until these are on your to-do list.<p>Maybe you're new to working out. Maybe you've been working out for so long that you just realized you've been doing the <i>same six exercises</i> for the last three years. Or perhaps you were recently engaged in some next-level TRX workout …

Workouts

Teaching Your Kids This Skill Will Set Them Up for Success. Most Parents Do the Opposite

It goes against all of our instincts.<p>We've all heard a lot in the past few years about the importance of failure. Take risks, fail fast, learn from the experience, and bring the knowledge you've gained to the next thing you try. We all know this is good advice--except when it comes to our children. …

Parenting

All You Need For This Celebrity Trainer's Killer Ab Workout Is a Pillow

Looking for a killer ab workout? You don't need to head to a fancy studio or even the gym; fire up those ab muscles right in the comfort of your own home. As celebrity trainer Jeanette Jenkins showed in an Instagram video, all you need are a throw pillow and a comfy surface to lie on.<p>Jeanette shows …

Exercise

8 Health Risks Linked to Migraines

If you get migraines, your risk for Parkinson's, depression, and other conditions skyrockets.<p>If you're one of the more than 30 million people in the United States who suffer migraine attacks—three-quarters of whom are women—the threat of pain is constant, frustrating, and often …

Women's Health

10 Smoothies With More Protein Than Two Eggs

1 of 11<p>mama mia/shutterstock<p>When you think high-protein breakfasts, you inevitably think eggs. But two eggs pack only about 13 grams of protein, and there are plenty of simpler morning meals delivering way more of this hunger-quashing nutrient. Each of the following 10 delicious smoothies contains …

Healthy Eating

Let this brain scientist optimize your morning routine

What you do in the morning can make or break your brain’s performance. Here are some simple habits to adopt between wake-up and lunchtime, in the right order.<p>Struggling to focus throughout your workday? You’re not alone. We live in a world of never-ending distractions, making it harder to …

Time Management

The 20-minute Functional Abs Workout for Busy Guys

4. Lateral Lunges<p><b>Why it works:</b> Lateral movement is important to sports and the motions of everyday life, but too often we ignore it in the gym. The …

Workouts

No, Really: This Is the Secret to Age-Proofing Your Brain

When you think about age-proofing your brain, what's the first thing that springs to mind? Eating healthier food, exercising more, and quitting bad …

Nutrition

This hydration schedule will help you sleep like a baby, experts say

Do you frequently feel sluggish and irritated for no good reason when you wake up in the morning, instead of feeling rested and refreshed?<p>You might …

Wellness

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

Happiness