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14 Agility Drills For People Over 40

Feel like an athlete again with moves that build speed, reaction time, and conditioning.<p>Basketball isn’t just a “young man’s game.” Neither is ice hockey, tennis, touch football, or martial arts. In fact, there’s no sport or leisure activity you should have to give up completely just because you’re …

Exercise

How to Build Bigger Arms After 40

Are your elbows aching from heavy curls and pushdowns? Pump up your arms with four exercises that are easier on the joints.<p>There’s almost nothing older lifters like to laugh at more than when younger bucks in the gym overload a barbell and spend an entire workout straining through endless sets of …

Health

Bachelor star and personal trainer Sam Wood shares the simple FIVE step process for banishing belly fat for good - and the best workout to follow

For many, losing unwanted stomach fat can be a real struggle - something that takes both effort and commitment.<p>Luckily Sam Wood, one of Australia's …

HIIT

10 Books That Will Make You More Interesting

We’re firm believers in the power of a good book to change lives, and it’s for this reason we set aside time every single day to knock down a few …

15 Stretches You Should Do Every Day

To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including …

3 Stretches That Un-Slouch Your Back—All You Need Is A Doorway

Are you sitting up straight right now? You probably are now that I reminded you. Sitting at a desk or hunching over a computer all day is horrible for your neck, back, and overall posture. If you feel tight in your chest and shoulders, do this series of stretches a few times a week to loosen up. …

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

20 Books As Inspiring As A TEDTalk — According To The People Who Give The Talks

Want to spend your vacation working on self-improvement and -enrichment? There are 20 books TED speakers want you to read this summer, and I've got …

Books

If You Think Horror Movies Are Scary, Wait Until You Read These Novels

If you've ever wondered whether or not your love of horror movies and scary stories is creepy, this should give you some peace of mind: There's …

How to Plank Like a Pro (and Avoid These 6 Mistakes)

Crunches are easily the most common of the abdominal exercises but they are certainly not the most effective way to strengthen your core.<p>Episode …

Workouts

The Zero-Equipment Ab Workout Carrie Underwood's Trainer Swears By

Warmer weather on the horizon means fewer layers and more excuses to show off your summer body. To work toward your health goals, you'll want to take …

2 Trainers Tell Us Why Kettlebells Are Way Better For Fat Loss Than Dumbbells

It's easy to get stuck in a routine of movement when you're working out regularly. As much as you love working out with dumbbells and the barbell, there are so many other things you could be doing at the gym to improve your fitness. We spoke to two different trainers about why the kettlebell should …

These 4 Stability Ball Exercises from Jillian Michaels Will Strengthen Your Entire Body

Fair warning: These are not beginner-level moves.<p>Jillian Michaels isn’t gonna lie—these stability ball exercises are pretty challenging. They will …

Workouts

4 Exercises for Real Posture Improvement

The Posture Experts Are Wrong<p>Any time the subject of posture comes up, it creates the image of a bunch of wanna-be debutantes struggling to learn how …

Workouts

If You Sit at a Desk All Day, You Need These 6 Yoga Poses in Your Life

It's no secret that yoga is teeming with benefits—from the mental to the physical. In case you needed another reason to begin this wellness practice, …

5 gym myths you need to stop believing

<b>They may have said these as gospel to you, but there’s no truth in these myths.</b>When it comes to the gym and working out, there are so many things …

Exercise

Bill Gates Says This Book Is 'One of the Most Important' He's Ever Read

Millions of people have tuned in for Swedish physician and statistician Hans Rosling’s TED Talks over the years, and the videos caught the attention …

How to get a six pack: The internet is full of lies and disinformation about how to build abs, here’s everything you need to know

For many, a six pack is the holy grail. A good set of abs makes you stop and stare, and it’s one of the most reliable forms of marketing in the …

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

Standing Pilates Wall Roll Down

Wall roll down is a simple way to practice using your abs to achieve the articulated curve of the spine that we use so much in Pilates. It stretches …

100 Books You Should Read Now: An English Professor's List

"We are all refugees from our childhoods. And so we turn, among other things, to stories. To write a story, to read a story, is to be a refugee from …

Literature

Forget the Mat, Because These 19 Photos Prove a Wall Is the Best Yoga Prop

If you want to get deeper into yoga poses, using a wall as a prop can offer added pressure that makes stretches feel so much more intense (in a good way!). You can also use a wall to offer support for challenging balancing poses you're nervous to try in the middle of your mat. Need some …

A Dark History of Modern Philosophy

2018.02.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Bernard Freydberg, A Dark History of Modern Philosophy, Indiana University Press, …

Philosophy

How to set up Apple’s Health app to unlock its awesome fitness potential

If you think the Health app is just another pointless junk app that comes preinstalled on your iPhone, think again. Unlike Stocks, Compass or Tips, it is one of the few apps that Apple won’t let you delete. Set up the Apple Health app properly, and it becomes a powerful tool for getting (or …

This simple sum tells you just how many calories you need in a day

We all know that the average woman should be consuming 2,000 calories in a day, while men need 2,500. But just how true is that, exactly?<p>Well, the true number of calories you need depends on your height, along with other factors such as how much exercise you do and how fast your metabolism is. But …

How you can get fitter from just two minutes of intense exercise a week

Forget those long, dreary sessions in a gym - a leading sports scientist says you only need to do two minutes of intense exercise a week in order to …

5 Books to Read Now if You Want to Retire Rich

The best retirement planning books, according to experts.<p>You might be able to start collecting Social Security at 62, but personal finance expert …

9 yoga poses to help you live your most healthy, vibrant life

In the midst of a heart-pumping workout, you’re probably <i>not</i> contemplating the long-term consequences of every single burpee and plank jack on your …

Yoga

The fitness trends you need to know this year

With a new year comes new fitness goals, but if you're yet to discover the workout that's right for you, our definitive guide might provide just the …

Trends