brian costello

172 Added | 4 Magazines | 7 Likes | 1 Following | 118 Followers | @briancostello | Keep up with brian costello on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “brian costello”

The best leg workout you can do in less than 25 minutes

Training the lower body is the ultimate foundation for improving overall strength, muscle endurance, and athletic performance. Big, compound, …

Bodyweight Exercise

Test Your Balance With These 5 Moves

Balance is one of those skills that you probably don't think about honing every day, but it's so important for everyday health. It's essential for …

The Ultimate Abs and Shoulders Exercise For Summer 2017

Hit the V-Press to get your upper body beach ready<p>Summer is finally here, which means there’s a good chance your workouts have taken a decidedly sharp turn in the direction of abs, arms, and shoulder exercises. It also means you’re probably not in the mood to burn precious daylight going through …

The 4 secrets of real core strength

Believe it or not, six-pack abs aren't a dead giveaway that you've got a super-strong core. “The truth is, if you get lean enough you will have a …

5 Best Dumbbell Exercises To Get Strong (And Gather a Crowd)

This article isn’t going to focus on the standard dumbbell movements we’ve all seen and done. <b>Chances are you’ve got some great dumbbells and you use</b> …

Amazon River

Tip: The Very Best Low-Body Mobility Exercise

If you're only going to do one mobility drill to improve your squat, this should be it.<p>The Ass Was Far Away From the Grass<p>As someone who struggled …

Tip: The Cure for Hip Tightness & Immobility

Back pain? Hip mobility issues? This quick fix is for you.<p>Hit the Target<p>Many things like foam rolling and stretching have fallen short of eradicating …

20 exercises to bulletproof your joints and prevent injury

Look we get it: Some exercises just aren't sexy or showy—but neither are knee braces, slings, tweaked lower backs, or bad moods you develop because …

You Want Strong and Sexy Legs? Here Are the Moves to Do

If strong is the new sexy, the best place to show off your strength is your legs. We've rounded up the best leg exercise that strengthen and tone …

Tip: Prepare Your Shoulders for Heavy Lifting

Use this quick drill to loosen up your shoulders and increase blood flow before a tough workout.<p>Prepare Your Shoulders<p>Make sure your shoulders aren't …

Stability and 3D Training will Improve Your Riding

Check out these four exercises to help increase your Stability, 3D integration, Movement and function.<p>Following up on last month's Pinkbike article …

Mountain Biking

8 Plank Variations That Will Make Your Abs Scream

Not your granddaddy's planks.

Effects of Endocannabinoid System Modulation on Cognitive and Emotional Behavior

Cannabis has been used by humans for millennia and has long been known to produce cognitive and emotional effects. Research over the past two decades …

16 daily habits that are easy to practice and can significantly improve your life

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person.<p>The best part is, each one takes only about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our favorites:<p>1. …

Self-help

6 Stoic Rituals That Will Make You Happy

<i>This post originally appeared on bakadesuyo.com</i><p>People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more …

theScore App

The ultimate mobile sports experiences.

8 Ways to Be More Productive Without Feeling Like a Robot

There’s plenty of good advice on how to be productive. But most of it makes you feel like you need to turn yourself into a machine. You don’t want to …

The 1 Word and 2 Questions Your Brain Needs to Defuse Terrifying Conversations

Transforming how your brain responds to stomach-turning conflicts is simple... as long as you know the real enemy.<p>We've all had them... more often than we'd like to admit.<p>You mean well. You want resolution. And you're intentions are good (mostly). So you swallow hard and head in. Then, somewhere …

My 5 go-to dishes when I only had $150 a month to spend on food

Living in New York required me to quickly adapt to several big changes at the same time: the lack of living space, noise, and the subway system that always seems to break down when you can't afford a delay.<p>One of the biggest adjustments I had to make, however, was around money.<p>Naturally, my …

Healthy Eating

10 Books from the Summer to Make You Smarter in the School Year

The problem with school is that it can really cut into your reading time.<p>Gone are the glorious days of lugging hefty historical novels in your beach …

The Most Hippie Town in All 50 States

Hippies have become kind of hard to define. Once upon a time they were the flower-power counterculture that dropped acid, drove inexplicably …

Bon Iver

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 …

10 Simple Ways To Eat Healthier Without Thinking

Your environment has an incredible ability to shape your behaviour. If you design your environment to be conducive to healthy habits, then you'll …

58 Books That Will Make You Better, No Matter Who You Are

When you hit a dead end, come back to this list.<p><i>What books do you recommend that college students read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ryan Holiday, best-selling author of Ego Is the</b> …

Books

The Best Astronomy Photos of 2016

The rusty red swirls of the circular, iron sculpture, Seven Magic Points, in Brattebergan, Norway, mirror the rippling a<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Rune Johan Engebø<p>…

Never Let You Down: Rap Songs To Live Your Life By

When looking for life advice from someone successful, even the most notable rappers seem like they would be last on the list. Then again, in the midst of taking pride in murder, misogyny, money laundering and numerous other dicey accolades, some MCs manage to offer honest to goodness life …

Rap & Hip-Hop

4 Proven Ways to Increase Your Motivation to Exercise

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.<p>We all want a magic pill that makes us …

Best metabolism boosting foods

There are no miracle foods or foods that magically melt away the pounds. But some can give you a boost in the metabolism department.<p>These foods have something special when it comes to helping you fight those unwanted pounds:<p>1. Grapefruit<p>This is more than a breakfast food — it’s a weight-loss …

Best Movies of 2016 (So Far)

1 of 10<p>1. 'The Lobster'<p>Easily the strangest love story of the year (hell, the strangest movie of the year, period), Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos' …

Asghar Farhadi