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The Circular Economy Imperative | World Economic Forum

<b>Video 1: The Circular Economy</b><p>Estimates suggest that the global population will reach close to 9 billion by 2030 – including 3 billion new …

We Asked Personal Trainers the Worst Thing They’ve Seen at the Gym

Pizza on the treadmill ain’t a good look.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada</i>.<p>During an ill-advised attempt at self-improvement, I bought a membership to a boxing gym. The gym looked terrible—a purple monstrosity full of beat up ellipticals and piss-covered floors—but the price was …

Oprah Just Gave A Master Class in Public Speaking. Here's What CEOs Should Learn From It

Even if you didn’t watch the Golden Globes on Sunday night, you’ve probably heard about Oprah Winfrey’s speech. While accepting the Cecile B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement, Winfrey delivered a masterful speech that brought the house to its feet. The speech was stirring, and the social …

Public Speaking

This 46-year-old guy lost 13 kg and built 6-pack abs in just four months! This is how he did it

This 46-year-old guy lost 13 kg and built 6-pack abs in just four months! This is how he did it<p>Image used for representational purposes only<p>Losing …

5 Most Accurate Ways to Determine Your Body Fat Percentage (That Aren't BMI)

Why are we still using an almost 200-year-old formula to determine who’s fit or fat?<p>We’re talking, of course, about the body mass index, or BMI, …

How to Lose Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time

There are a lot of reasons to work out, including improving health, burning fat, gaining muscle, and just simply feeling better. Many of us have …

Nutrition

Here's How to Apologize—The Right Way

<i>No relationship is perfect, which means every couple will have a disagreement or do something that might merit an apology. But apologizing is so much more than saying, "I'm sorry," and moving on. If you really mean it (and want your partner to know that), there is a right way to say you're sorry.</i> …

Cold War

5 Insanely Delicious Protein Mug Cakes

Forget hours spent baking. Use these recipes to create mouthwatering cakes with the magic of the microwave.<p>Whip up these mug cakes in mere minutes! …

Bodyweight Training for Muscle Hypertrophy

One of the biggest questions in the fitness industry is that ‘can you use body weight training for muscle hypertrophy?’<p>Seriously, can you build …

Muscle

Adopt a movement-based approach for optimized workouts

Like many rookie lifters who came of age during those ancient days before Google and YouTube, I received my iron education from Arnold Schwarzenegger's The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding. There are approximately 140 exercises in this 832-page doorstop, each categorized by the body part it …

Why being humble will get you nowhere

My client spearheaded a major technology change initiative. He came in under budget and met all deliverables. A winning formula for success, you say?<p>Well here’s what happened. He applied for three internal executive positions and was turned down for all three.<p>He was bewildered. The project he so …

Is There A Difference Between The Sexes When It Comes To Fitness?

There’s a blatant sexism in the fitness industry. One only has to look at fitness stock photos too see this blatant double standard between men and women. Women are treated like toned sex objects lifting small weights and doing simple exercises whereas men are depicted as hulking muscle bound super …

What is Keto Diet? A Beginner’s Guide to The Super Diet for Weight Loss and Scaring Away Cancer

Contrary to general dietary recommendations which have proven to be false, the ketogenic diet is a high-fat, moderate protein, low-carb diet. It’s a …

The Best Butt Exercises for Tight Hips

Pretty much every woman has tight hips, thanks in large part to all the time we spend sitting. You might feel this tightness when you lunge or even …

Workouts

Should You Lift Weights to Lose Weight?

“Muscle weighs more than fat.” You’ve probably heard that phrase a million times before. And although it's false (a pound is a pound), you may have …

Which Is Healthier? Whole Milk or Low-Fat Milk

By Becky Bell<p>Milk is one of the most nutritious beverages on the planet.<p>That's why it's a staple in school lunches and is a popular beverage for …

10 Lessons Online Marketing Guru Jeff Bullas Taught Me for Free

Who hasn’t heard of Jeff Bullas, especially in the social media space? His caricature is almost everywhere, and so is he. I recently had the …

Eleven Amazing Tips To Get The Most Out Of Training Women | Poliquin Article

Should women train in the same way as men if they want to lose fat, get strong, and improve athletic performance?<p>In general, women and men will get …

Body Fat May Be Bigger Health Danger Than Body Size

The findings support the idea that BMI may not reflect a person's body composition, or be a good indicator of health.<p><b>By Amy Norton</b><i><br>HealthDay …

Follow This Workout and You Can Get the Toned Arms and Back of Your Dreams

Most girls I know want toned arms and shoulders. Bingo wings, begone! Unfortunately, what I see most people doing in the gym is ineffective.<p>Endless sets of bicep curls and triceps kickbacks do, well, not much really. The problem is twofold.<p>Firstly, our arms can only lift so much weight in isolation …

The 10 Best Knee-Friendly Exercises

Crush calories and build strength with these low-impact moves<p>Low-impact exercises can have a major impact on weight loss.<p>Just ask <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour. Ten years ago, he weighed 275 pounds, had a 44-inch waist, and suffered from knee pain.<p>So when he set out to lose the extra …

6 Important Things to Know if You're Pregnant and Exercising

Here's the right way to sweat for two.<p>If you're knocked up (congrats!), you don't have to ditch your favorite cardio class or running route. But before you start working out for two, there are a few things to get straight—like what's totally off limits and how hard you should actually push your …

Complete Legs and Calves Workout for Bigger and Stronger Legs

Here’s a complete workout for your legs to really work them all around. It trains your glutes, quads, calves and hamstrings for bigger muscle and …

Workouts That Make You Better at Everything

It’s possibly the buzziest term in fitness today. But what does “functional” really mean? “When we’re doing functional training, we’re doing training …

3 ways you can use a kettlebell to burn fat and maximize your workout

If your goal this year is to burn fat and maximize your workouts, there’s one fitness tool you need to incorporate into your routine: a kettlebell!<p>You’ve probably seen them at the gym or in our YouTube videos and we’re urging you to give kettlebell-based workouts a try! This amazing tool engages …

The Best Exercises for Your Lower Abs

If you're like us, there's probably one area you feel like you can't work enough: your abs. More specifically, your lower abs. It seems like no …

Workouts

8 High-Intensity Exercises You Can Do With Zero Space

You won't need a single piece of equipment.<p>When leaving your place is simply not an option — LY, winter! — you can still get a workout that makes you sore enough to spend all of tomorrow in bed (yessss). If you have enough room to unroll a yoga mat, you can do it safely — and break a ~serious~ …

Workouts

Bodyweight Training: Are You Strong Enough?

Two-hundred-sixty-pound Indian super heavy weight wrestling champ “The Great Gama” built a 56-inch chest, coupled with a 50-year undefeated wrestling …

Exercise

No Gym, No Problem: Training Outside the Box

Trouble making it to the gym? Missed group power class? Forgot today was spin? It has happened to all of us. Trust me, if I had a dollar for all the things I've forgotten to set my timer for in life, I would be sipping on a cocktail in Tahiti where I'm sure clocks are irrelevant.<p>For some of us, …

Living Rooms