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Go From Push-up Zero to Push-up Hero

Doing a simple push-up can work out your chest, shoulders, arms, core, glutes, and legs, so why aren't you doing them?<p>A friend of mine confessed to …

The inspiring true story of how this fitness trainer lost 77 kg and transformed his life

The inspiring true story of how this fitness trainer lost 77 kg and transformed his life<p>How to lose weight could be a daunting task, especially …

One type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have — and new research suggests intense workouts aren't the only option

To walk, or to run? That is often the question.<p>In other words, if you're looking to improve your health, is it better to commit to an occasional all-out sweat fest, or incorporate more walking and moving into your day?<p>A new study suggests there's an answer to this years-old conundrum: It doesn't …

Marathons

Here are 22 of the best day-to-day, time-saving tips to use now

I’ve been testing and adjusting various productivity techniques for the past five years, read lots of books (most of them repeating) and here’s some …

Productivity

See that strange glow in the woods at night? It's foxfire, and it's beautiful

If you ever find yourself walking through a damp, dark woods at night without any flashlight, you might just witness something amazing. If you’re …

Analog Methods For Getting Things Done—Superpower Your Productivity With Pen and Paper

As we’ve developed endless digital systems, software, and apps to help our lives run smoother, there’s a massive community of people who have opted …

Productivity

Cutting Calories? 8 Strategies to Combat Hunger | Men's Health

On this trip, in the spring of 2003, my friend Roland Denzel needed inspiration and solitude for the decision he was about to make.<p>He was 35, with two young children, and in mourning for his mother who’d just died of lung cancer. He’d gone to Montana to clean out her house, and it was in the quiet …

Why The Pull-Up Is The One Exercise You Need In Your Life

But don't forget leg day.<p>Like driving at night or chopping wood with an axe, there is something about the pull-up that possesses an innate appeal to men.<p>But while it's easy to dismiss them as the preserve of gym nuts, fitness experts, including <i>Esquire UK's</i> resident guru Harry Jameson, view them as …

Workouts

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 …

The 5-Minute Workout You Can Do Anywhere In the World

We know vacation is good for your health, but nothing throws a wrench in your workout routine quite like traveling. From unfamiliar surroundings to a …

Meditation for Beginners: How to Meditate

Shutterstock<p>Leave a Loud Room<p>There's no <i>wrong</i> place to meditate, but choosing a calm place might make it easier when you're first starting out: "Your …

9 Surprisingly Simple Ways To Get People To Respond To Your Email

We get an average of 120 emails every day. Here’s how to make your messages stand out and actually get a response.<p>Emails are so easy to send, but they’re also easy to ignore. With more than 120 messages landing in the average office worker’s inbox each day, making sure yours gets read and gets a …

Exercise Makes Our Muscles Work Better With Age

To keep our muscles healthy deep into retirement, we may need to start working out more now, according to a new study of world-class octogenarian athletes. The study found substantial differences at a cellular level between the athletes’ muscles and those of less active people.<p>Muscular health is, …

10 Hacks to Get 30 Minutes of Exercise a Day | Inc.com

There's no way around it: exercise is what really helps you lose weight, stay active, stay in a more positive frame of mind, and keep mentally alert. Exercise is also an excellent coping mechanism for entrepreneurs and a distraction from falling back into old habits. It may even be part of a …

Exercise

8 Best Ab Exercises That Aren’t Crunches

We always see that when it comes to ab training most guys and girls keep doing crunches over and over again with the only variety being when they use …

Workouts

Why You Should Eat More Carbs | Men's Health

What Carbohydrates Really Are<p>Like proteins and fats, carbohydrates are macronutrients—in other words, substances that stoke your metabolism and keep you alert and active.<p>As an analogy, think of carbs as your body’s primary source of crude oil. Through digestion, carbs are transformed into …

The First Four Things You Should Do Every Workday

Ever find that it’s noon and you haven’t accomplished anything on your to-do list? Get a productive jump-start on the day with these tasks.<p>I recently got to work an hour early. I had one goal in mind: world-domination, early-morning productivity. I made coffee, opened my email inbox, and the next …

Study finds: Less than 3% of Americans are worth dating

When you’re single, the dating pool always looks weak. But Business Insider recently discovered just how weak it actually is.<p>They used information …

Why I Still Use Tanning Beds

"Being pale makes me feel ugly."<p><i>According to the American Academy of Dermatology, almost 70 percent of people who use tanning salons are Caucasian girls and young women. Because of that, rates of melanoma is increasing faster in women between the ages of 15 through 29 than in their male peers. It</i> …

'Five-dimensional' glass discs can store data for up to 13.8 billion years

"For future civilizations — or whatever else is out there"<p>Photographs fade, books rot, and even hard drives eventually fester. When you take the long view, preserving humanity's collective culture isn't a marathon, it's a relay — with successive generations passing on information from one …

Airmail might be the perfect email app for your iPhone

Airmail is a well-known, well-received email client on Macs. But when you have a huge screen, keyboard and mouse, a good email app on the desktop doesn't have to try so hard. However, making a good email app on a smartphone is a whole different can of worms. So here's Airmail for iPhone, which …

For obese people distances really do look further, study finds

The overweight suffer a ‘vicious circle’ of perception and behavior, according to psychologist Jessica Witt: ‘You’re seeing the world in terms of your ability to act’<p>Obese people see distances as farther than they actually are, according to a forthcoming study that suggests overweight people suffer …

Psychology

Stunning Brain Map Reveals Tiny Communication Network

Alone this Valentines Day? Fall in love with Swift using this Playground!

Are you planning on spending tonight alone, coding Swift into the wee hours of the morning? If you are, but still feel festive, there’s a Playground file on GitHub you may want to check out.<p>It’s a simple red heart on a black background, but also a neat way to toy with Xcode’s Playground feature …

Valentine's Day

Google’s New “Plan A Trip” Feature Is Changing the Way You Search

Google is never one to miss a beat. To keep up with the trend in smartphone usage over traditional desktop searches, the company has unveiled a brand …

Infographic: Enough of winter weather already? This is where you can find sun all year long

At this time of year, many of us still have two months of winter weather to deal with. That’s two long months to add to the three we’ve already …

How Apps Are Replacing Coaches With Personalized Training Plans

Gone are the days of the one-size-fits-all online training plan. Now apps like BodBot, runcoach, and Today’s Plan promise personalized schedules that adapt as you improve—or slack off. They’re a boon to athletes around the world, for sure. But don’t expect the Internet to kill good old-fashioned …

Apps