Carl Clifton

75 Added | 6 Magazines | @carlclifton3 | Keep up with Carl Clifton 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 “Carl Clifton”

Muscle & Fitness Warrior Fit: Fit Test

Ready to see where you stack up as a Warrior? Try each of these military-inspired physical fitness tests individually to see how Warrior Fit you …

How To Reprogram Your Mind For Success

Way too many people have already decided that a job is a way to pay the bills and nothing more. They reached that conclusion after beating their head against the wall trying to get more out of a job than just a paycheck, to no avail.<p>There’s no question that the world is full of dysfunctional …

New Jersey

A Journey to the Center of Yourself

Mindful recommends that anyone with depression or mood disorders consult a mental health professional before beginning or altering any course of …

Mindfulness

7 Habits of Highly Resilient People

The most resilient among us make it through the worst of times--and we don't do it by accident. Are some people born a little more resilient than others? Sure. But make no mistake: Building resilience is something anyone can do--and needs to in order to thrive in the face of stress.<p>Regardless of …

Self-help

10 at-home workouts you can do with 1 kettlebell

Workout 1: Explosive Kettlebell Power<p>Do 7 rounds of the following:<p>10 Kettlebell Swings<br>• 10 Burpees<br>• 10 Kettlebell Squats<br>• 10 Pushups<p>"Feel your heart rate …

Workouts

Fasting for weight loss? Here’s why scientists say it works long-term

For the past 12 years, Dr. Steve Mount hasn’t eaten on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Those days are earmarked for fasting.<p>In 2004, he read a …

Top 5 Best Exercises to Do On Your Off Workout Days

Rest after workout is crucial for fitness performance and gains, that’s why having days off is a standard technique for muscle recovery. But if you …

Exercise

The Best Exercise and Eating Advice for Your Body Type

Ectomorph, endomorph and mesomorph might sound like alien races straight out of a sci-fi series, but knowing which of these three body types you are …

Exercise

How To Lose Belly Fat - Hint, No Cardio, Situps, or Diet - Lose 4 Inches of Belly Fat in 26 Days

Sick and tired of people giving out the same old boring and tired advice on how to lose belly fat? You know... eat more fruits and vegetables, drink …

WATCH: 7 press-up variations for a bigger chest

There are no short cuts to a bigger chest. Sorry, but it takes a whole lot of hard work, commitment and dedication to sculpt a pair of pecs that will …

The Best Morning Muscle Shake

Morning MuscleYour mother may have said, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” If you’re a bodybuilder, that advice is pretty close but …

Nutrition

Why Fear and Failure May Be the Keys to Success

Fear. Failure. The Fear of Failure.<p>It's painful. Heart-wrenching. Disappointing.<p>But what if we were thinking about failure and fear all wrong? What if they could also lead to your most successful and creative breakthroughs?<p>I'm not talking as a psychotherapist or a guru or a teacher or a healer. I'm …

Motivation

An Overlooked Way to Build Muscle Up Fast

What exactly is a superset?<br>A superset is when two weight training are done with no rest interval separating them. The exercises selected have to be …

Career Advice No One Tells You

Most people have "okay" jobs.<p>We go to work, do what we have to do from 9 to 5, come back home, maybe hang out with friends, and do it all over again the next day.<p>There's nothing wrong with this.<p>But some people perform at a totally different level.<p>They're the people who land executive level …

Work Every Part of Your Body With This Dumbbell Exercise Chart

Dumbbells are the unsung workhorse of the exercise world. They’re great in a home gym, and you can always grab a few even at a busy fitness center. …

19 Small Things That Will Make You Wildly Successful | Inc.com

I have had the privilege of working with top leaders in all kinds of businesses. And I have found a definite pattern: their success is primarily the result of small actions repeated over and over.<p>Here are 19 small things that you can do to keep your priorities in line and success within your</b> …

Self-improvement

The Ultimate Leg Day Workout

The shear number and breadth of lower-body exercises can make creating a good leg workout intimidating — which is why we’ve done the work for you. …

A No-Equipment Upper-Body Strength Workout

Doing a perfect push-up works nearly all of the major muscle groups in your body, but it's your chest, shoulders, and arms that do the, er, heavy …

Workouts

7 Reasons Why Weight Loss Isn't Working For You

You have been sincerely following a diet plan, working out and doing everything possible to lose your weight. However, you’re not able to achieve …

Keeping A Journal Can Make You Mentally Stronger, Science Explains Why

Some people might think journaling is just for recording bits of daily life. But usually it’s more than that. Science has proven that keeping a …

North Carolina State University

Redirecting

This blog is not hosted by Blogger and has not been checked for spam, viruses and other forms of malware.

Here's How to Have Infinite Willpower, According to Science | Inc.com

The notion that willpower is a finite resource that we all need to conserve -- an idea pioneered by psychologist Roy Baumeister and popularized by this book -- has some pretty high-powered backers. The concept is why President Obama always wears the same color suits, for instance, and is also the …

Will Power

What mindfulness gurus won’t tell you: meditation has a dark side

We never intended to be the Richard Dawkins of mindfulness — but, because of our book, we seem to have started a public debate about its downsides nonetheless.<p>Our approach was to go through almost half a century of scientific evidence and tease out fact from fiction when it comes to beliefs about …

Meditation

I spent 10 days in silent meditation in India. Here’s what I learned.

As of two weeks ago, I had never meditated more than 10 minutes in my entire life, and sitting still for even that long was like trying to teach …

Meditation