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Think race isn’t a problem in California? New report shows otherwise

Don’t be fooled by California’s increasing diversity. Racial and ethnic inequity remains a key problem and a potential barrier to future growth, …

Senate Parliamentarian Throws Sand Into the Gears of the GOP Tax-Cut Machine

The last few days in Washington have been dominated by the GOP’s steady march toward enactment of a tax bill in the Senate. One after one, Senate …

The Beginner Pull Up Program: Flexed Hang and Ring Rows

The Beginner Pull-Up Program is designed to help you achieve your first strict pull-up. If you already have a pull-up or two, this program will help …

Workouts

How to do a burpee — the total-body exercise that will keep you fit for life

Shawn Arent, the director of the Center for Health and Human Performance at Rutgers University and a fellow at the American College of Sports Medicine, demonstrates the proper form for the burpee.<p>Special thanks to Michelle Adams-Arent. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>Now people either love</i> …

Tip: The Missing Rep Range for Glute Growth

Butt building is bodybuilding, not powerlifting. Don't make this mistake.<p>The Pros and Cons of Barbell Humping<p>The barbell hip thrust has become the …

The 10 Deadlift Commandments

The deadlift is a brutal test of strength that slabs on pounds of muscle and melts off fat. The world is becoming a better place because people are …

Would you take a 'cruise' on a cargo ship?

The 'slow travel' aspect might be the best way to see the world.<p>Much of the fun of commercial cruises — the overabundant food, the goofy nightly …

Cargo Ships

Tone & Trim Your Inner Thighs Workout ☀ Summer Song Challenge #8 ☀

Essential Shoulder Exercises | Valet.

Front Raise<p>This works the front of your shoulders, as well as your pecs. Keep the weights low and the reps high to maintain form and see results.<p>The …

Arnold Schwarzenegger

​This Kind Of Bench Press Will Hit Your Pecs the Hardest

​You might want to rethink your favorite chest-day standby<p>Not quite sure which equipment to stake out when it’s time to start chest day? You might want to rethink the standard bench if you’re looking to blast your pecs, a new study in the <i>Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research</i> suggests.<p>That’s …

The Specifics: Five Unique Exercises For a Bigger, More Powerful Chest

Let’s get one thing straight: Your one-rep max on the bench is no good here.<p>We’re going in a different direction, but trust us, it’s going to bring …

Workouts

Not Getting Bigger? Try These Brutal Bodyweight Supersets

Chest<p><b>A. Landmine Squeeze Press:</b> <i>10-15 reps</i><p>Place one end of a barbell in a landmine<br>attachment or a corner and load a challenging amount of weight to …

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Oprah all use the 5-hour rule — here's how it works

If 10,000 hours isn't an absolute rule that applies across fields, what does it really take to become world-class in the world of work?<p>Over the past year, I've explored the personal history of many widely admired business leaders like Elon Musk, Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Mark …

Self-improvement

How to Lose Your Gut in 10 Days

Yeah, we know: A headline like ‘How to lose your gut in 10 days’ screams ‘bullshit.’<p>But, truth be told, it’s actually quite possible to burn belly …

Fitness

Tip: Trigger Point Technique For Posterior Shoulder

Place a firm ball under the posterior delt. Lift the arm for 15 to 45 seconds.<p>For this trigger point technique, use a use either a lacrosse ball or …

Relative

Go 'low carb' to increase fertility chances by five times, experts say

Women should go “low carb” if they want to conceive - because doing so could increase the chance of success by five times, say fertility experts.<p>They say one portion a day is the limit for those trying to conceive, and advised cutting out all white bread, pasta and breakfast cereals.<p>Leading doctors …

5 Effective Moves For A Sexy Butt — Heidi Klum & Jennifer Lopez’s Trainer Spills His Best Tips

It’s Fitness Friday, guys! But every day is Fitness Friday in the summer! Tone up your butt for a bikini with these 5 moves from David Kirsch, celeb …

How to Get a Six-Pack Without Doing a Single Situp

Carve your core with this simple resistance workout<p>In case you haven't heard, crunches and situps are overrated. The best way to build the six-pack of your dreams is almost never to do rep after laborious situp rep.<p>The smarter, more time-friendly, and far more effective way to tone up your core is …

Fit Chick's 10 Minute Fat-Frying Workout

No time? Use these dynamic exercises to put all your muscles in motion, raise your heart rate, improve power, and make some muscle to burn fat and stay fit. By activating nearly every muscle in your body and keeping your heart rate relatively low, you'll signal your metabolism to burn fat for fuel, …

Workouts

The Butt of a Backbend: A Lesson in Gluteal Anatomy

To clarify the ambiguity of a teaching technique for a common yoga posture, <b>a group of yogis will sometimes employ the good ol’ democratic vote.</b><p>Hands …

Yoga

The Hamilton Mixtape: Immigrants (We Get The Job Done)

The Gym Machine You're Using Wrong (and How to Get It Right)

When you picture the number of things that could go horribly wrong at the gym, you might think of flying off a treadmill, dropping a weight on your …

Get Ready for Full Throttle: The Cal Poly Hip Flow

In the fall quarter of 2015, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Chris White designed a flow sequence for our athletes here at Cal Poly. This …

Primal Move Workout #1 - The Warm Up

<b>Welcome to my four part video series of Primal Move workouts.</b> Primal Move is an approach to human movement that prioritizes basic, natural movement. …

Oakland commits $14 million to buy residential hotel to house homeless residents

OAKLAND — As private developers snatch up downtown Oakland’s remaining single-room occupancy hotels, the city has decided it wants to preserve one, …

Homelessness