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25 Reasons You Can't Lose Weight

Learn the common culprits standing in between you and your weight-loss goals.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurpsoed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Even if you've kicked off a fitness routine and you're choosing healthier food, you may not be seeing the weight come off the way …

10 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Hit the Gym After Work

Never skip a post-work workout again.<p>Everyone has that moment after a long eight-hour (read: 10-hour) workday when all you want to do is schlep home, get into bed, and Netflix it up—even though you totally planned to hit the gym after you left the office. We hear you. So we spoke with experts to …

How Long Should It Take to See Muscle Definition?

Because you’re dying to show off your workout results!<p><b>The question:</b> “When should I expect to see more defined muscles?”<p><b>The experts:</b> Jon-Erik Kawamoto, strength and conditioning specialist, owner of JKConditioning; Lee Boyce, C.P.T., owner of Boyce Training Systems<p><b>The answer:</b> Depending on how often …

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7 Exercises You Need in Your Routine

You may have been hitting it since you were 15, and at this point you’ve more than likely got a solid routine. You’re strong, you’re fast, and you …

The Do-Anywhere Zero-Excuse Bodyweight Burner

It only takes 12 minutes to complete, and it'll chisel, stretch, and challenge your muscles<p>Excuses beget more excuses—especially when it comes to skipping a sweat session.<p>It’s proven by science: Missing just one workout increases your odds of missing another (and another) by 61 percent, according …

I Dropped 50 Pounds and Became Addicted to Running

How a pair of jeans and an upcoming wedding inspired Theodora Blanchfield's incredible weight loss<p><b>Before:</b> 189 <b>After:</b> 137<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>As a kid, I was always really active. I was never super skinny, but I played a lot of sports like tennis and gymnastics. Plus, I had that awesome teenage metabolism; I …

DCILY’S COFFEE LOVER GIFT GUIDE 2014

With one week until Hanukkah begins and two weeks before Santa arrives, there’s still time to get the perfect gift for the coffee lover in your life. …

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PlayStation game-streaming service comes to Samsung smart TVs in 2015

Sony isn't afraid to partner with competitors if it means getting PlayStation Now in more homes, apparently. The outfit just announced that it's teaming with Samsung to bake the PlayStation game-streaming service into some of the <i>rival</i> electronics giant's smart TVs starting next year. Sony says some …

These 5 Moves Will Make You Look Flat-Bellied from Every Angle

This series tones your ENTIRE core.<p>Your core is about <i>so</i> much more than just your abdominal muscles. It comprises the main abdominal muscle (<b>rectus abdominus</b>, a.k.a. the “six pack” muscle) that allows you torso flexion, or what happens when you sit up from lying down or bend over. Then there's your</b> …

The secret of Google Maps' accuracy revealed

The maps we use to navigate have come a long way in a short time. Since the '90s we've gone from glove boxes stuffed with paper maps to floorboards …

Liquid Light finds use for polluting CO2 gas

Innovative startup headed by modern-day alchemist Emily Cole plans to convert greenhouse gas into useful plastic products<p>There’s just a hint of modern-day alchemy about Emily Cole and her company, Liquid Light. Their goal is to take carbon dioxide – the abundant, odourless pollutant largely …

Can You Handle the Core-Crushing Trifecta?

Put your core strength to the test with these three abs exercises<p>If you do the same abs routine day in and day out, your gains will grind to a halt. "You need to challenge your core in new ways and with new exercises to strengthen your weaknesses and fill in holes," says Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., …

The 5 Secrets of Effective Body-Weight Training

You don't have to lift weights to get fit. Just push yourself. Discover five ways to turn your body into the most effective muscle-building tool on the planet<p>Warning: your whole concept of strength training is about to change. How can we be so sure? Because for years, fitness insiders have told men …

Why Wearables Should Be Free

Companies shouldn’t just give out wearables for free; they should pay users for data, argues Frog’s chief creative officer.<p>Owners of wearable technology, like the upcoming Apple Watch or Microsoft Band, are the most vital part of the product ecosystem because they generate valuable information each …

EB14: Roundup – Coffee Bikes, Cargo Bikes & The World’s Smallest Tandem!

Mmmm, coffee. Anytime we find the two combined, we stop. Fortunately this fine young lady was pressing some amazing espresso and capuccinos. Once …

20 ways to reuse coffee grounds, tea leaves

It's unlikely that coffee or tea is growing in your garden, so after you finish that cup, put the grounds to work with these clever ideas.<p>Some tips …

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A Visit to California’s First Coffee Farm

[soundcloud id=’176911979′]<p>In California, local food has two pitfalls: coffee and chocolate. At best, people can hope that the beans were roasted …

Your Fat-Loss Workout of the Week

Step into the ring to test your strength and endurance against the Metabolic Matrix

Greatist's Ultimate Happy Playlist

Music makes the world go round. OK, maybe not, but it certainly has its benefits—one of which is mood-boosting powers. Sure, a song can inspire you …

3 Simple Tricks to Improve Running Form (And Have the Best Run Ever)

Do a quick Internet search for “proper running form” and you’ll get lost in scientific jargon: swing phase, stance time, loading rate, stretch …

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Meet the Most Convenient Bluetooth Speaker Around

BOOM Swimmer Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker<p>Rocking out with a pair of earbuds is fine when exercising solo, but we've long been searching for the …

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Greatist Workout of the Day: Thursday, November 6th

<i>This series of GWODs was designed especially for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video</i> …

How insects could feed the world

At first, my meal seems familiar, like countless other dishes I’ve eaten at Asian restaurants. A swirl of noodles slicked with oil and studded with shredded chicken, the aroma of ginger and garlic, a few wilting chives placed on the plate as a final flourish. And then, I notice the eyes. Dark, …

The Best Piece of Gym Equipment for Working Your Abs

Improve your core strength and endurance with this popular fat-burning tool<p>There’s a reason why kettlebells are now a mainstay in gyms everywhere: Few other pieces of equipment are as multifunctional. Because of their unique, unruly shape, they can be used to build real-world strength, improve your …

The Lower-Body Move That Blasts Your Abs

Combine an isometric exercise with a dynamic weight to build strength and incinerate calories<p>The isometric split squat is a simple technique to build serious lower-body muscle. It increases the time your glutes, hamstrings, and quads are under tension at the most difficult portion of the move—the …

G3 Screen is LG’s first phone powered by in-house Nuclun processor

Remember Odin? LG’s long running in-house mobile SoC project is finally coming to fruition in a brand new G3 variant for the Korean market.<p>LG announced today the release of the G3 Screen, a 5.9-inch variant of the G3 powered by a Nuclun processor, designed by LG in-house and built by chip foundry …