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Tip: Stop Stretching Your Lower Back

Stretches for the low back can backfire, leading to more tightness and pain. Do this instead.<p>This Stretch Can Make Things Worse<p>Check out the warm-up …

Biomechanics

5 Foam Roller Stretches You Need To Know About If Your Back Is Always Sore

Dealing with a perpetually sore back can be uncomfortable as hell. Whether you're going super hard with deadlifts in the gym, or your spine insists …

How to Bench Press the Right Way, According to Personal Trainers

What you're doing wrong—and how to fix it.<p>As you go about your business in the weight room, have you ever glanced over at a personal trainer during one of their client sessions and idly asked yourself something like, <i>Dang, I wonder if they ever happen to notice what I'm doing over here</i>? Good news! …

I've lived in New York City my entire life — here are the best places to actually eat

As a kid growing up in New York City, I never ate Happy Meals.<p>Why would I when I could get a great bagel or slice of pizza for the same price?<p>New York has some of the best food in the world. Even neighborhood takeout spots are top-notch eateries that people come from all over to try. So over my …

The Ultimate HIIT Bodyweight Workout For Weight Loss

Whether you're new to HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workouts, or you've been doing them for years, here's a basic bodyweight HIIT workout you can do anywhere. You don't need any equipment to get in an amazing, heart-pumping, muscle-building workout!<p>This 20-minute HIIT workout involves 10 …

Workouts

This Superchallenging Bodyweight Workout Will Rock Every Muscle Group

While visiting New York City a few weeks ago, I knew I had to check out the ultrapopular (crazy hard) workout at DOGPOUND gym in TriBeCa. I got the …

Exercise

9 high-impact books that will make you smarter every day

Lifelong learning is the "ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated" pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. The pursuit of knowledge is easier than it has ever been before.<p>Cultivating the mind is essential for your personal growth. Digging deeper will separate you from the …

The Squat Progression Guide

<b>No training program is complete without some squat variation.</b> While articles abound about which variation is best, the reality is that the benefits …

The 12-Minute Hotel-Room Workout

Try a quick circuit to keep you energized on your business trip.<p>You know the frustration: not just all the crap that comes with business travel, but also how it too often breaks your fitness routine. Five days on the road and suddenly all that work you've been doing goes down the crapper. By the …

Building your own smart mirror is surprisingly easy

Take that, Snow White<p>Smart mirrors are straight from science fiction. They’re part of an optimistic vision of the future that imagines a world where screens and data are everywhere, ready to feed you whatever information you need at a moment’s notice.<p>But it turns out that building your own smart …

Raspberry Pi

The workout plan to get a six-pack without doing a single crunch

The first step is cleaning up your diet. The second should be this program, which focuses on training the biggest muscles in your body to burn the …

This app lets broke people workout at luxurious gyms whenever they want

If you’re broke, you know that gym memberships are a problem. 46-percent of former gym members cite expenses as the number one reason why they stopped using their membership, and almost everyone is too busy to workout every day. If that sounds like you, POPiN could be the solution to your fitness …

Fitness

How Valve inspired Neill Blomkamp to start his own movie studio

Neill Blomkamp has a question: "If you could break apart films and treat them a little bit more like software, what would that look like?"<p>Whether it's blindly following Amazon Instant recommendations or waiting for a film to hit Netflix instead of buying it, video streaming has slowly ushered in a …

Tip: How to Stay Lean and Still Build Muscle

Seven simple tips to help you build muscle without packing on the fat.<p>You don't have to stay ripped year around, but you absolutely can stay lean and …

Why It’s So Hard to Work Your Lower Abs

You’ve crunched, planked, tried the whole "abs are made in the kitchen" thing, and managed to chisel away some awesome-looking upper abs. Your lower …

13 of the Best Obliques Exercises

When we think about core workouts, most of us fixate on the front of our abs. You know, those muscles that create that six-pack. But the abs include …

Workouts

These 2 Exercises Are Like Espresso Shots for Your Abs

We've got some really good news as it pertains to getting in shape: With just two exercises, you can tone your whole body, flat abs included. How …

Are You a Great Leader? Here's the Only Proof That Matters | Inc.com

Bending your arm awkwardly up over your neck, almost popping a socket to pat your own back? That's not really possible for most of us (or advisable).<p>Yet, many high-ranking executives in business and brand new startups alike will proclaim that they're great leaders, thinking a big win on the sales …

Demonstration

This Is the Best Type of Exercise for Weight Loss

For decades, conventional wisdom (and Jane Fonda) said cardio was the best exercise for weight loss. Then strength training muscled its way into the …

At F.C.C., Obama-Era Rules on Chopping Block

WASHINGTON — When Congress voted to overturn internet privacy rules last month, the swift action by Republican lawmakers sent a clear message: They were just getting started.<p>The next target is net neutrality, which is the guarantee that all internet content is equally accessible. That could be …

Net Neutrality

This Intense 40-Minute Workout Will Blast Body Fat | Women's Health

<b>Part 1</b><p>1. Pushup, 7 reps<p>2. Squat, 7 reps<p>3. Burpee, 7 reps<p>That’s one round. Do as many rounds as you can in seven minutes, resting as needed.<p><b>Part 2</b><p>1. Bulgarian hip hinge, left side, seven reps<p>2. Bulgarian hip hinge, right side, seven reps<p>3. Hip hinge, seven reps<p>That’s one round. Do as many rounds as …

If we develop Africa’s bioeconomy it will be as transformative for us as digital has been

The late 20th century was a period of unprecedented advancement in information and communications technology. The rapid adoption of mobile phones in Africa laid the groundwork for a digital economy.<p>According to a new study by the Stockholm Environment Institute, <i>Creating Sustainable Bioeconomies:</i> …

Innovation

These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

This column is by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups<p><i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies</i> …

Self-improvement

Michelin's guide to the best restaurants in New York City is out — here's who earned a spot on the list

Earning a spot in the Michelin Guide is a sure sign you've made it as a chef.<p>For the second year in a row, the New York edition of the world-famous Michelin Guide is out a few days earlier than expected.<p>According to Eater, which obtained the 2017 edition after spotting a copy of the guide on sale …

This résumé landed me interviews at Google, BuzzFeed, and more than 20 top startups

I also crafted, revised, rewrote, and continuously edited my résumé.<p>This résumé landed me interviews at Google, BuzzFeed, Oscar, and nearly two dozen other top startups.<p>I also got interviews for full-time jobs at a major political campaign, a huge government contractor, and a billion-dollar …

Tesla boss Elon Musk unveils solar roof tiles

Musk showcases new energy products to illustrate benefits of merging his firm with solar installer SolarCity<p>The Tesla chief executive, Elon Musk, has unveiled new energy products aimed at illustrating the benefits of combining his firm, which makes electric cars and batteries, with solar installer …

Tesla

Google's Neural Network Makes Art in its Dreams

When Google asked its neural network to dream, the machine begin to generating some pretty wild images. They may look odd, but it’s all part of …