Heath Krannitz

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The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

How to Practice Mindfulness – 5 Tips No One Has Told You

Mindfulness is a paradox. It’s the easiest thing in the world and the hardest thing in the world. Let me explain.<p>Look at your right hand. See the …

How the Ancient Greeks Did Math With Letters, Not Numbers

The ancient Greeks were incredibly talented mathematicians—but they rarely used numbers in their math. Their particular specialty, geometry, dances …

The ultimate 10-minute legs workout that will leave you sore and satisfied

The ultimate 10-minute legs workout that will leave you sore and satisfied<p>If your go-to legs workout just isn’t making you feel the burn like it used …

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The ultimate 10-minute triceps workout

The ultimate 10-minute triceps workout<p>The triceps are an often-neglected group of arm muscles. Since they’re much smaller than the bigger, more …

Workouts

How to build bigger arms in 10 minutes

How to build bigger arms in 10 minutes<p>This 10-minute arms workout without weights was developed for <i>SELF</i> by FitFusion trainer Kenta Seki and is our …

Workouts

20 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes

<i>Super Bowl Sunday is a culinary sport, so there should be a variety of options on the menu. These 20 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes include pizza, vegan</i> …

25 Valuable Quotes to Remember When You Feel Like You've Failed

Others have failed like you. And like them, you'll grow and still succeed.<p>When a little kid falls on their face, they might cry for a few seconds. But what do they do afterward? They don't just stay in the dirt. They get up and bounce back from the failure. You need to show that same resilience any …

The Japanese words for “space” could change your view of the world

When you are the first person to arrive in a meeting room, do you think of it as being empty or full?<p>If you were raised in the West, a meeting room is made for people to meet. Therefore, if there are no people in that room, then of course it must be empty. As philosopher Henk Oosterling remarks, in …

Healthy vegetarian comfort food recipes

Whether it's a scoop of something bubbling and cheesy, a super-indulgent burger with all the trimmings or a bowlful of spicy curry, you deserve …

16 Practical Tips For Anyone Who Wants To Write A Book

If you want to write, you've got to read.

Creative Writing

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet

There is no shortage of excuses for failure, and even more for mediocrity. This list will make you aware of the real truth about your ability to be successful.<p>You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But …

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

9 Favorite New Podcasts Of 2017 (That Aren't 'S-Town')

Oooh boy, 2017 has been quite a year. Donald Trump was inaugurated as the United States' 45th president, devastating hurricanes hit Texas and Puerto Rico, and there's been a massive uprising around sexual harassment and assault in the workplace.<p>For anyone looking to take a break from the news, …

Books

5 Reasons Meditation Helped My Success Skyrocket

Through meditation, I have learned what I need to do to decompress. This has enabled me to fall asleep almost on cue.<p>There are a lot of preconceived notions revolved around meditation. Some people think it is only for deeply introspective people. Others relate it to particular cultures. Many think …

The Origins of 12 Christmas Traditions

From expecting Santa to fill our footwear with gifts to eating cake that looks like tree bark, the holidays are filled with traditions—some of which …

The “True Size” Maps Shows You the Real Size of Every Country (and Will Change Your Mental Picture of the World)

We all understand, on some level, that as adults we must go back and correct the oversimplifications we learned as schoolchildren. But for a sense of …

Maps

Sick of Meditation? Try This Powerful Mindfulness Practice Used by Top CEOs and Athletes

Sophrology is a blending of Eastern and Western practices that you can quickly bring into your day.<p>There's no doubt that the modern work environment is a hotbed of stress.<p>With nonstop emails, constant pings on Slack, and a slew of endless meetings, we rarely have enough time to do our best work, if …

Within The Context Of All Contexts: The Rewiring Of Our Relationship To Music

<b>Imagine you are</b> in an averagely pleasant pub in Manhattan, talking to a couple of people, half-listening to the music being played from the ceiling speakers, until a song from the distant past makes you start listening closely.<p>The song is Homer Banks' "60 Minutes of Your Love," from 1966, which was …

The Best Documentaries on YouTube Are Worth Staying In to Watch Tonight

What happens when you find out that the author of a best-selling memoir about her best friend’s honor killing isn’t true? Such is the topic of Anna …

Documentaries

Scientists Explain Why Drinking Water First Thing in The Morning Has Huge Health Benefits

“Did You Know…that drinking water in the morning immediately upon waking up can have amazing therapeutic effects for a multitude of health …

Here's what happens to your brain and body when you go vegan

Thinking about skipping out on meat and dairy? Going vegan is becoming increasingly more common, but is it actually good for you? Following is a transcript of the video.<p>What happens to your body when you go vegan?<p>Thinking of making the jump to a vegan diet? You're not alone.<p>In your first few weeks, …

9 R.D.-Approved Veggie Burgers That Actually Taste Great

With veggie burgers, it’s hard not to have low expectations. I’m not even a vegetarian, but I’ve been burned by dry, crumbly, stale-tasting patties …

These Protein-Rich Bean Soups Are Just Begging to Be Your Dinner

As far as we're concerned, legumes are powerhouse health foods: they're fibrous so they fill you up for longer, they're full of protein so they fuel …

Top 10 books about consciousness

From octupuses that might be thinking with their arms to early humans’ blind obedience to gods, these are some of the best guides to the deep enigma inside ordinary life<p>What is consciousness? At first blush this question appears to be rather simple, but with further investigation, it quickly …

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Stephen King’s It

Stephen King’s novel <i>It,</i> first published in 1986, is known for its whopping page count and multigenerational horror saga. Thanks to a new film …

Stephen King

The Beginner's Guide to Reddit

In 2005, two recent college graduates launched a website with a simple idea: they would let the online community decide what was newsworthy and what …

Aloft In Translation: The Myriad Sides Of Bill Murray

You never know just where Bill Murray might show up. From house parties to the White House, the actor and comedian has a penchant for crashing events and leaving everyone in his wake surprised.<p>Murray's latest surprise finds him on a new album called <i>New Worlds</i>, due out Sept. 29, belting out …

You're Using That Paper Toilet-Seat Cover Wrong

Some people squat over a public toilet, because they have quads of steel. Some people just sit their bare tushies right down on the rubella-covered …

Try These Stretches Even if You're Not a Flexible Person

If you’re inflexible, you might feel like there’s no point in trying to stretch. But without stretching, how will you ever get more flexible? A …

Yoga