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I Did Alternate Day Fasting, and This Is What My Belly Looked Like After 3 Weeks

I sprang into Spring excited to start running more and ended up hurting my knee. I took a month-long break from running and CrossFit classes to heal and also did a bunch of traveling, so I was eating like crap. All that added up to some weight gain, and my usual 16:8 intermittent fasting (IF) …

Fasting

Transform your body by summer! Just TWO minutes of this one exercise is better for you than 30 minutes of an aerobic workout

These days a workout needs to be short, sharp and designed to give the body a good blast.<p>So it should come as no surprise HIIT, an acronym for …

HIIT

Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

Shopping

This Is What It's Like to Do 100 Crunches a Day For 1 Week

We rarely ever do ab exercises in CrossFit. That's because many of the exercises we do like squats, burpees, box jumps, and pull-ups are compound movements that engage the core — we multitask! But since one of my new year's resolutions is to press into a handstand, I know I need to give my core a …

Workouts

5 Countries Where You Can Retire By the Beach for Less Than $1,500 a Month

Whether you’re five months or 15 years away from handing in that final two weeks notice, you’ve probably dreamt of the beachside digs where you’ll …

Costa Rica

Follow these core exercises and running will get so. much. easier.

If you’ve ever dealt with a running-related injury, chances are it came on for one of two reasons: overuse or a weak core.<p>The overuse excuse seems …

Hips

30-day guitar challenge, day 8: Learn blues and classic-rock lead guitar basics

<i>The 30-day guitar challenge culminates on</i> <i>World Guitar Day 2018</i><i>, a massive 24-hour online celebration of the guitar on 29 September.</i><p><b>30-day guitar</b> …

Electric Guitar

Open Tunings: Unlock Your Potential with Three Alternatives to Standard

Guitarists often become complacent after they learn plain-old open and barre chords.<p>If you find yourself in this very rut, open tunings can be a …

Electric Guitar

Master 4 essential slow blues guitar solo licks

<b>The slow blues jam inspires a mixture of joy, dread and cynical rolling of the eyes among us guitarists.</b><p>Often these situations involve a minimal, …

Electric Guitar

30-day guitar challenge, day 7: Expand your chordal knowledge with these frozen-note chords

<i>The 30-day guitar challenge culminates on</i> <i>World Guitar Day 2018</i><i>, a massive 24-hour online celebration of the guitar on 29 September.</i><p><b>30-day guitar</b> …

Electric Guitar

30-day guitar challenge, day 3: Nail 5 essential fret-hand techniques

<i>The 30-day guitar challenge culminates on</i> <i>World Guitar Day 2018</i><i>, a massive 24-hour online celebration of the guitar on 29 September.</i><p><b>30-day guitar</b> …

Electric Guitar

This 32-Minute Morning Routine Is the Best Way to Start Your Day, According to Science

Are you on the path to personal mastery and self-improvement? If so (and I hope you are), I want to offer you a powerful daily morning routine that has four key themes: giving, gratitude, breathing, and growing (in that order).<p>But fair warning: Sometimes when we think about self-improvement, we …

Business Strategy

How to Master the Habits of Stevie Ray Vaughan

From rhythmic devices to pentatonic modulation to downright angry picking attack, SRV’s habits are teased out in this lesson.

Guitar

Combat the pain of sitting at a desk all. day. long. with simple hip-opening stretches

How many of you have been here before? You manage to squeeze in that 6 a.m. pre-work fitness class (major props BTW) and you’re feeling great and …

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Places 40x Zoom Right in Your Pocket

Canon wants in your pocket. Its new PowerShot SX740 HS is one of the most compact cameras to offer 40x optical zoom. There’s no need for multiple …

Walking Down the Major Scale with Contrary Motion

Continuing our exploration of chord progressions built around a bass line that walks down the major scale, I’d now like to explore a musically …

A Trainer Shares an Effective Strength Training and Cardio Schedule to Get Rid of Fat

Although a magical formula for losing body fat doesn't exist, we may have come pretty damn close. To be fair, it's not a one-size-fits-all solution, nor is it easy by any means, but Corey Phelps, NASM-certified personal trainer, certified BASI Pilates teacher, and TRX and Spinning instructor, …

The Best Men’s Swim Trunks to Pack for the Beach

1 of 15<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Vilebrequin Dance Du Feu Trunks<p>3 of 15<p>J.Crew Swim Trunks<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 15<p>Rhone Fletcher Swim Trunks<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

Best Affordable All-Inclusive Resorts

1 of 10<p>Azul Beach Hotel, by Karisma, Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Meliá Caribe Tropical Punta Cana, Dominican Republic<p>3 of 10<p>Divi …

I tried a Bullet Journal…and it changed my life

Everybody’s got their primary stress point, and for me, it’s feeling overwhelmed. I’m a student and I work, so I tend to pack my days to the brim—but …

This new guide shows you how to protect your smartphone at the U.S.-Canada border

The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) has released a handbook to help travellers between Canada and the U.S. protect their personal data from being viewed, used or stored by border agencies in either country.<p>At the moment, Meghan McDermott, staff counsel with BCCLA, says border …

Electronics

What to do when you go gray…down there

*For a friend* I recently became curious as to what one should do if, say, hypothetically, she awoke one morning to find that a good percentage of …

17 Simple Truths That Will Improve Your Life and Make You Incredibly Successful

Memorize these words, and work their meaning into your life. Then, watch the results.<p>There is no single secret to success. If there were, and if it were straightforward or easy, everybody would do it. But everybody doesn't do it.<p>That said, there are certainly habits and strategies that can make …

Retirement planning: Go abroad and you can live nicely on just $30,000 a year

If you've been racking your brain about where to retire on a budget, it might be time to think outside the U.S.<p>A new report by International Living, which publishes information about living abroad, ranks the five best places to retire and coast on $30,000 a year.<p>To be sure, retiring in a new …

Retirement

The Truth About Turbulence - Pilots Reveal What You've Always Wondered

Nervous fliers know the feeling: shaky elbows, white knuckles, sweaty palms—not much makes you feel worse than being flung across the world in a tin …

Travelers

A List of Workout Sessions to Do at Home

The benefits of being active go far beyond losing weight or getting a beach body in time for summer. Routine physical exercise strengthens the heart …

How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls

Are you getting too many phone calls from spammers and telemarketers? You can take several steps to battle against those annoying, unknown …

2 forms of exercise are the best way to stave off the effects of aging. Here's how to incorporate them into your life.

One of the most powerful means of reaping these benefits is exercise — and in many cases, you already have everything you need to get it: a body.<p>As we age, two forms of exercise are the most important to focus on: aerobic exercise, or cardio, which gets your heart pumping and sweat flowing, and …

Immune System

Read This Story and Get Happier

Professor Laurie Santos didn’t set out to create the most popular course in the history of Yale University and the most talked-about college course …