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These Lower Ab Exercises Will Make You So Sore, It'll Hurt to Laugh!

Work your core with these intense moves that specifically target the lower abs. Um, we're sorry, but you'll definitely be sore tomorrow. Avoid anything funny at all costs, because it'll hurt to laugh!

Workouts

If You Read These 9 Books on Leadership, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

While no aspiring leader's bookshelf is complete without a copy of Sheryl Sandberg's <i>Lean In</i>, there are literally hundreds of other books on the topic …

Sheryl Sandberg

This Intense, Total-Body Tabata Workout Will Torch Fat | Men’s Health

If you are a fan of tabatas, don't forget to check out Eden's other workouts in the series: Tabata Makes You Hotta 1 and Tabata Makes You Hotta 2.<p><b>Directions:</b> Perform the exercises listed below for 20 seconds each, resting for 10 seconds after each move.<p>1a. Broad jump<p>1b. Medicine ball mountain …

Tracy Anderson’s 4-minute core sequence is a serious ab-blaster

Tracy Anderson has helped tone some of the best abs in Hollywood—from Gwyneth Paltrow to Jennifer Lopez—and now she’s sharing her go-to, ab-tastic …

This Printable 2017 All-Inclusive Binder Gets You Organized for the New Year

Blogger Mique Provost wants to make 2017 easier for everyone, and she’s created one binder to rule it all. Her all-inclusive binder has everything …

Budgeting

6 Things All Couples Should Do More of in 2017

It doesn't matter if you've been with your partner long-term or short-term, there's always room for improvement. A new year especially is the perfect time for change and growth regardless of whether you two are already solid. By being more mindful about what your relationship needs more of or less …

Relationships

Idraw Sketchbooks

iDraw Sketchbooks were developed aiming to assist creative workers to overcome the initial writers block caused by the usual blank page. At iDraw …

Creativity

12 Gifts To Inspire The Next Generation Of Coders

Are you buying a gift for a budding coder or hardware hacker? Kids today are truly spoilt on this front, with a very wide range of specialized kit that offers to teach tech smarts in a fun and engaging way. We’ve pulled together some of the best children’s gifts in this category right now, starting …

Holiday Gift Ideas

Here's the Perfect Anytime/Anywhere Workout for When Going to the Gym Is Not an Option

Here's the Perfect Anytime/Anywhere Workout for When Going to the Gym Is Not an OptionBrandon Deines, of Longmont, who trains with Coal Creek …

Workouts

5 Workouts for When You Don’t Feel Like Working Out | Men's Health

So I did my two remaining warmup sets, and then moved onto some speed and technique work at about 70-to-80 percent of my 1-rep max (RM), doing six sets of two reps.<p>Next I did some light higher-rep accessory work and finished with 30-minutes of non-stop alternating stepups. Then I called it a …

How Ben Roethlisberger Grew Up and Became One of the NFL's Great Teammates

On a sunny summer morning at the UPMC Sports Performance Complex on Pittsburgh's South Side, we find wide receiver Markus Wheaton running a crossing route. He catches a dart from Ben Roethlisberger in an OTA practice. Despite the glowering defensive presence of James Harrison, Wheaton continues …

Middle School

10 Cardio Exercises That Will Burn More Calories Than Running | Men's Health

10 Cardio Exercises That Burn More Calories than Running<p>You don’t need to pound the pavement to incinerate fat<p>Thinkstock<p>We’re huge fans of running. It allows you to get a stress-reducing, endurance-boosting workout with just a pair of shoes and an open road.<p>It also burns calories, of course. At a …

2-Minute Mobility Drill That Eliminates Tight Shoulders | Men's Health

And that spells trouble during exercises like the pullup, military press, the overhead squat, or the push press.<p>Since you can’t get full range of motion with your tight shoulders, your back has to take the brunt of the load, Gaddour explains. Over time, this can hurt your strength progress and lead …

Wiper thinks messaging apps could be the key to bitcoin payments

Image copyright Futureatlas.com / Flickr Creative Commons.Wiper, an ephemeral messaging app that launched in 2014, has a reputation as a Snapchat …

Apps

Trio Sparks Creativity With Easy Multimedia Collages

Mashups. That’s what the kids are into these days, and a brand new app called Trio is making the process of creating them swift and dead simple.<p>Mashups — compiling different multimedia elements into a single overarching message — sounds cool but it is not the easiest thing to accomplish, especially …

Fast After 50: High Intensity Interval Training and the Aging Athlete

For athletes who have been in their sports for a long time, as in several decades, performance declines as they move north of fifty years of age. The …

A List of 12 Best Strength Training Exercises for Runners

10-minute strength training routine for runners to build a stronger body that is less prone to injuries.<p>As a runner, you need a strong lower body and …

Yoga for Runners

5 Poses Every Runner Can Use By: Aly Raymer | February 25, 2016<p>The benefits of yoga practice are endless. Seriously, it creates a heightened sense of …

Eero Wifi System

WiFi shouldn't be that type of four-letter word. With eero, say goodbye to wireless dead zones, annoying buffering, and endless trips to reset your …

Smart Homes

Mac|Life

In-depth Apple advice for all your devices<p>Our team of writers has been using Apple products for years, and knows them inside and out, as well as the …

Apps

3 Fat Destroying Finishers That You Can Do Every Workout

<b>FINISHER ONE: The Fat Assault</b><p><b>Equipment needed:</b> AirAssault Bike<p><b>How to do it:</b>Sprint for 15 seconds and rest for 15 seconds. Repeat 10 total times.<p><b>Why it’s great</b>: The AirAssault is a stationary bike without a motor. It only has a fan in its front wheel that provides wind resistance. The harder you …

5 Ways to Blast Your Abs—During Your Warmup

Ignite a burn in your six-pack that will sizzle through your entire workout<p>When you feel pressed for time at the gym, it’s tempting to skip your warmup and jump right into the tough stuff. Don’t.<p>“First and foremost, your warmup is important because it’s a chance to wake up your muscles so you can …

Workouts

Get the Most Out Of Farmer Carries

If you haven't tried carries yet, you're missing out. They’re awesome for a number of reasons.<p>1. Without question, they’re a fantastic core training exercise. When performed unilaterally (one-sided), you have to fight to stay upright and to resist rotation and lateral flexion. And when performed …

How to Raise Racist Kids

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>A version of this post was first published on GeekDad in February, 2010. In light of current events, I thought it would be …

2 Simple Strength Circuits for Busy Triathletes

Don't let complicated moves confuse you. Memorize these two simple routines for a strength workout anywhere.<p><i>by Rick Kattouf</i><p>Strength training for …

Can You Handle the Core-Crushing Trifecta?

Here's how to do it: Perform 10 plank walkups, 20 cross-body mountain climbers, and 30 bicycle crunches in a row without resting. That's 1 round. Do 2 more.<p>Watch the video above to see how to perform the challenge with perfect form, and then give it a shot. Durkin finished in <b>2 minutes and 10 …

From the Levant to Ferguson to Baltimore, The Most Violent Summer in Years

What is happening to us, and what can we do about it? Confronting violence starts with confronting our anxiety about it.<p>I know, the world is a …

The Elite American College Pile-On

The Ivy League and other top schools are producing no more than ‘excellent sheep,’ says William Deresiewicz. Standardized tests need more emphasis, …

11 things I wish I knew before going to college

When you hear about college, you may think of the movie "Animal House" and frat bros doing keg stands in the front lawn. But what should you actually expect? Sure, you may receive a campus map and list of clubs at your orientation, but no one really gives you the inside scoop. Here are 11 things I …

College & University