Alex Kluchki

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5 Super Effective Compound Exercises That Will Transform Your Body

<i>When it comes to efficient workouts, routines that feature compound exercises are where it's at. These supercharged moves are two exercises that join</i> …

Do post-workout ice baths help with the recovery of sore muscles?

Starting in the 1990s, ice baths gained a reputation for their near-magical ability to accelerate the recovery of sore muscles after workouts. Pro teams installed sophisticated tubs that circulate water at a precisely controlled temperature, usually between 10 C and 15 C; the rest of us dumped …

7 Exercises That Instantly Un-Hunch Your Shoulders

Blame it on all the time you spend doing computer work, driving, lifting babies, or scrolling through your Instagram feed on your phone: All of these activities (and more!) contribute to the rounding forward of your shoulders, creating tight muscles that cause a telltale "hunch." The good news? …

Muscle

Is Functional Fitness the Best Workout Ever?

Functional fitness is a a form of exercising that tones, strengthens and lengthens the muscles that you use daily to help you move efficiently and …

AIRS

When reading Wikipedia’s 1992 Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics you can easily substitute “Internet” for “computer” and it’s amazing what you …

Data Modeling

Albert Camus on the Will to Live and the Most Important Question of Existence

“The body’s judgment is as good as the mind’s, and the body shrinks from annihilation. We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking.”<p><i>“If the universe is meaningless, so is the statement that it is so… The meaning and purpose of dancing is the dance,”</i> Alan Watts wrote in …

Nobel Prize

4 Things That Are Better for Your Mind Than Brain-Training Games

Brain-training games are fun, but they may not actually make you smarter.<p>It's the end of the day, you have no idea where the day went, and you still have a day's worth of work to do. If only you could get more done in the day--if only your brain worked faster! We've all had these thoughts. In fact, …

A year after Chris Stapleton’s CMAs shocker, country music is still wondering how much it mattered

During the eight minutes that changed Chris Stapleton’s life last year, the mood inside the arena was electric. Onstage at the 2015 Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Stapleton rocked out with his good friend, Justin Timberlake, to an exhilarating duet of “Tennessee Whiskey” and “Drink …

Country Music

A 10-Minute Fat-Burning Plyometric Workout You Can Do At Home

Plyometric exercises are the current fitness darlings. And what makes them so effective also makes them extra brutal. That's because plyometric …

The Story of Taylor Swift: 10 years at the top in her own lyrics

Ten years ago today, a 16-year-old Taylor Swift was introduced to the world with her endearing, assertive self-titled debut. Now she’s one of the most influential musicians on earth, it's almost beyond comprehension that a decade has gone by and that there was ever a time when we weren't …

4 Ways to Find More Meaning in Life

There’s no shortage of tips about what brings happiness, but what gives your life <i>meaning</i>?<p>“Meaning in life” is one of those things everybody insists …

Happiness

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

How Jason Aldean changed country music

CLOSE<p>Jason Aldean is excited to be named ACM Entertainer of the Year<p>Eight years ago, Jason Aldean stood on stage before a nearly empty room, working …

10 Habits That Will Make You Much Happier

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to grasp. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it’s taken ahold of you.<p>And let’s face it, happiness and work do not always go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, …

Happiness

Do People Need Small Talk to Be Happy?

In one study, college students who had substantive conversations were more content than their peers who exchanged mere pleasantries. But don’t write off chitchat just yet.<p>Security guard, truck driver, salesperson—year after year, these jobs appear on lists of the unhappiest careers. Although many …

How Meditation Can Help Make Your Mind Happier

So is meditation just another fad that pops up from time to time like bell-bottom jeans? Nope. Research shows it really helps you be healthier, …

5 Marathon Workouts That Take 45 Minutes or Less

Training for a marathon is no easy task, but it doesn't have to take over your life. Yes, long runs are a necessity for endurance, says John Henwood, …

Exercise Ball Stretches for Balance and Stability

When it comes to flexibility and balance, the exercise ball is an excellent tool for targeting both. What makes the ball so versatile is that it can …

Workouts

Tempo Runs: Variations For Your Event

<i>Tempo runs are a weekly staple in every competitive runner’s training schedule. But it can be a challenge to get the intensity, duration, and timing</i> …

Marathons

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Hack Still Works Like A Charm

The “Ivy Lee Method” is stupidly simple, and that’s partly why it’s so effective.<p>By 1918, Charles M. Schwab was one of the richest men in the world.<p>Schwab (oddly enough, no relation to Charles R. Schwab, founder of the Charles Schwab Corporation) was the president of the Bethlehem Steel …

10 Brain Hacks of the Most Mentally Focused People

Here's a big hint: Don't multitask.<p>Ever have a day like this? One minute you're prepping for your next status meeting. The next, an urgent email pops up and you begin replying--and before you can hit send a co-worker alarms you with an instant message demanding your immediate attention to put out a …

Books that will Improve your Knowledge of the World

Inspired by a reader’s question to me, I thought I’d ask Farnam Street follers on Facebook and Twitter for an answer to the question: <b>What books would</b> …

Four Things To Do Outside The Office To Boost Your Creativity

The best place to spark innovation on the job may be to get completely away from the office.<p>To be successful, businesses need innovation, and that requires creative thinking. Former advertising agency creative director Jack Foster says ideas are the “wheels of progress,” and warns that without them …

How to Become the Best in the World at What You Do

<i>Here are the</i> <i>Spanish</i><i>,</i> <i>Italian</i><i>, and</i> <i>Japanese</i> <i>translations of this article.</i><p>It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. You know exactly what you …

17 signs you're intelligent — even if doesn't feel like it

Stupid people tend to overestimate their competence, while smart people tend to sell themselves short. As Shakespeare put it in "As You Like It": "The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool."<p>That conventional wisdom is backed up by a Cornell University study …

12 Ways to Know You Genuinely Have Emotional Intelligence

Genuine people have a profound impact upon everyone they encounter. Discover the unique habits that cause them to radiate with energy and confidence.<p>There's an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the …

How to Start Doing Yoga

Deciding that you want to start doing yoga is the first step. Now you need to follow through with finding the right yoga class and practicing yoga at …

Science Unlocks The Secret To Why Introverts Prefer Alone Time To Socializing

There can be many causes of introversion, but if your brain is wired to be an introvert, it's safe to say that you can't help wanting to be alone!

Personality

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