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How to Perform a Swiss Ball Plank Exercise

There are a lot of exercises for ab and core strength. The plank on the balance ball is a modification to the basic plank that raises the intensity …

Workouts

This tiny cabin on the Greece-Turkey border generates 100% of its own energy

Istanbul-based studio SO? Architecture & Ideas has completed a tiny off-grid cabin perfect for reconnecting with the outdoors. Located in a village …

Architecture

Leave those kids alone: 'helicopter parenting' linked to behavioural problems

Children whose parents are over-controlling “helicopter parents” when they are toddlers, are less able to control their emotions and impulses as they get older apparently leading to more problems with school, new research suggests.<p>The study looked at to what degree mothers of toddlers dominated …

Psychology

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George Carlin

11 powerful habits of truly happy people

When we think of happiness, we typically think of things that bring us immediate pleasure — a decadent meal, a favorite book, or a relaxing day on …

Happiness

Human Population Through Time

Iconic Houses: The Eames House

Constructed in 1949 by the husband and wife duo of Charles & Ray Eames to serve as their home and studio and also known as <b>Case Study House No. 8</b> (as …

Architecture

Dean Burnett: the scientific truth about happiness

Neuroscientist Dean Burnett explains the inner workings of the brain and which parts have the greatest impact on happiness. Burnett, who is also a …

The Brain

The Fitness Routine of An Almost-40 Former Navy SEAL

Breaking News: This author is getting old. Okay, at least ‘older.’ No longer am I a spry, twenty-something Team Guy who can drink all night, then …

Exercise

Tip: The Forgotten Grip Strength Builder

Go lighter for more gains? Yes. Work your way up to doing this exercise for 5 minutes straight for big forearms and a monster grip.<p>Not progressing …

Workouts

The Importance of Setbacks

niekverlaan / PixabayToo often, we get caught up in the rush of everyday life. The press of everyday activity, the constant intrusion and …

Self-help

The Best Abs Workouts: GQ’s Definitive Guide to Getting a Ripped Stomach

Want to look like Cristiano Ronaldo this summer? We asked some of the country's best trainers to share their favorite ways to get there.<p>The recipe for six-pack abs isn’t all <i>that</i> complicated: Crank out an abs workout, eat a nutrient-rich diet, and consume fewer late-night pizzas in a single sitting. …

Workouts

Five Daily Exercises That Build Self-Discipline

<i>What are some daily good exercises to practice self discipline? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Andrew Ferebee, Founder of Knowledge For Men | 3x Best Selling Author, on Quora:</b><p><b>What</b> …

Success

Photo Story: Images From One of New Zealand's Lesser-Known Spots

Riding North Canterbury with Craig Oliver.<p><i>Words & Photos by Ben Karalus.</i><p>North Canterbury often gets overlooked when people talk about riding in New …

New Zealand

If You're New to Deadlifts, Grab a Kettlebell to Learn the Right Way

If deadlifts aren't already part of your workouts, you need to begin incorporating them ASAP. They're a great alternative to squats and work your upper and lower body simultaneously. If you've been meaning to learn, grab a kettlebell because now's your chance. Personal trainer Chad Hargrove posted …

Workouts

The Ardeche-Cevennes Divide

The Ardèche-Cévennes Divide crosses through rolling hills, high plateaux, beautiful chestnut forests, and picturesque towns of Monts d’Ardèche and …

Bikepacking

Are you living to work or working to live? (And does it really matter?)

We want to have our cake and eat it too — but in this day and age, it seems that women are always being told to choose. For those of us not …

Employment

Justin Barnes on the Ruta de Las Tres Cordilleras

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Bikepacking

26 Reasons to Try Intermittent Fasting (Fat Loss Is Just 1 Benefit!)

You've heard that intermittent fasting (IF) can help people lose weight, especially when diets failed them in the past, but there are so many more reasons to try IF than just fat loss! Here are the benefits of intermittent fasting from A to Z.<p><b>Autophagy:</b> Dr. Luiza Petre, a weight-loss specialist and …

Holistic Medicine

These Deliciously Awesome Daily Habits Will Ensure You Never Get Abs

It's not rocket science, men - your body is a reflection of your routine. Having visible stomach muscles in the form of a six pack or abs is due to a …

Body Fat

Humans, You Must Be Able to Carry

You bench press, do push-ups, and maybe even military press. You squat, lunge, deadlift, glute bridge, pull-up, row, and have tried countless “ab” …

Exercise

7 Visualization Techniques to Calm Your Anxious Mind (Infographic)

These simple tricks can help you relax and live a stress-free life.<p>2 min read<p>Whether you’re juggling multiple jobs or taking care of toddlers, all that running around can often come with a side of anxiety. Instead of letting these nerves get the best of you, it’s important to figure out a way to …

Mindfulness

When Overtaxed Working Memory Knocks Your Brain Out of Sync

In 1956, the renowned cognitive psychologist George Miller published one of the field’s most widely cited papers, “The Magical Number Seven, Plus or …

The Brain

Seven awe-inspiring bikepacking routes

Sponsored by<p>Bikepacking is booming. You can tell just by the number of super-sized seatpacks appearing on commuter bikes all over the UK’s cities, in …

Bikepacking

The Best Kettlebell Exercises For All Levels Of Gym-Goer

There’s no one type of weight that’s better than all the others, but it is fair to say that the kettlebell is the most under-appreciated member of …

Workouts

Poses for Your Upper Back

Here's how to strengthen and gain mobility in your upper back<p>YJ Influencer Jeffrey Posner takes you through a back-strengthening sequence to mentally …

Yoga

5 kettlebell moves for a seriously strong core

You <i>might</i> be sick of trainers telling you how important core strength is…but they can’t stop because it really is incredibly crucial, says Kettlebell …

Workouts

Today's Youth Are Depressed, Here's Why...

Civilisation (1969) Part 13 of 13 - Heroic Materialism [HD]

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Full Body Kettlebell at Home (or Anywhere) Circuit Workout

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>General Fitness<p>Workout Type<p>Full Body<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration8 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>3<p>Time Per Workout15-60 …

Exercise