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The 7 Books Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says You Need To Lead Smarter

The well-read CEO recommends books that have informed his own thinking and that of his team at Microsoft in formulating the company’s turnaround.<p>If you spend time with Satya Nadella—as I did on several occasions this year while researching our new cover story on the dramatic impact he’s had on …

Books

20 Chicken Dinners with Just 5 Ingredients

You need more easy chicken recipes in your life, right? Of course you do. These weeknight recipes prove that it doesn't take a lot to make a totally …

Cooking

How to build muscle: a complete guide to making a bigger, stronger you

As a personal trainer of some ten years now, I’ve seen hundreds if not thousands of people transform their physiques from the classic ‘nine stone weakling’ to walking, talking mountains of muscle.<p>Unfortunately, I’ve also seen a lot of effort wasted in the pursuit of gaining muscle size. There are …

Tea

HBO’s All-Time Most Controversial Sexytime Moments

HBO knows a little something about controversial content. The cable network is renowned for providing top notch entertainment that’s not afraid to …

TV

How Eating Pussy Could Be Good for Your Health

Your vagina is full of the same probiotic bacteria that is packed into every health-conscious product from yogurt to kombucha. If the vagina is full of good bacteria, and people are eating as much good bacteria as they can, why not eat pussy?<p>By now you should know that the vagina is home to …

Wellness

The Fitness Shift That Should Worry Every Gym Owner

More exercise omnivores are opting for expanded online workouts and services like ClassPass<p>By<p>Rachel Bachman<p>Rachel Bachman<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@Bachscore<p>Rachel.Bachman@wsj.com<p>Kim Alexander arrives at a Nashville, Tenn., law firm by 7 a.m., looks at her phone and goes to work—swinging a …

Fitness

University of Colorado weight loss programs average more than 40 pounds of weight loss per participant

For decades, Jennifer Nash bounced around from dozens of weight-loss trends to flashy diet programs before she found the only one that ever truly …

Fitness

The 7 Decorating Mistake Everyone Makes in Their Living Room

When entering a meticulously designed living room, we feel it right away: the perfect proportions giving the space a certain grandeur, the plush …

Home Decorating

Monitor your heart’s health on your smartphone with QardioCore app and strap

Who says you have to wear a wire to monitor your heart health? Certainly not Qardio, the San Francisco-based digital health company that announced …

Digital Health

34 Inspirational Fitness Instagram Accounts To Follow In 2017

Welcome to 2017! As you prepare to tackle your New Year's resolutions with full force, it's time to get organized and keep your eyes on the prize. …

Fitness

How to Use Blood Flow Restriction Training to Build Muscle | Men's Health

Look, I know this type of extreme-looking exercise might appear strange or even dangerous at first glance. Trust me, I felt the same way—until I dug deeper into the accumulating research validating this training method.<p>Then I tried it myself and with others and was blown away with the endless …

The 15-minute leg workout to build monster quads

This workout requires a loaded barbell for front squats, and a sled that you can pull backward. If you don't have access to a sled, get creative with …

Here's How 15 Real Women Lost 50+ Pounds

Get inspired by these weight loss success stories—complete with before-and-after photos.

Weight Loss

Tip: Master the Muscle-Up

It looks cool and it's a tough exercise, but most people can't even do one rep. Don't be most people.<p>Harder Than It Looks<p>Pull-ups? No problem for …

The 10x10 shred extension workouts

Whether you've heard of it or not, German Volume Training, or GVT for short, has been around the weightlifting world since the 70s. The idea between …

What is the Best Rep Range for Muscle Strength and Size?

Dating back to my early years as a personal trainer in the mid-90’s, I began to become intrigued by the concept of “loading zones” whereby different …

Exercise

How Selfies and Social Media Changed Bodybuilding

We are a long way from 'Pumping Iron.'<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>In an eight-minute YouTube video that has attracted more than 28,000 views, Renaldo Gairy prepares himself for an excruciating workout at the Olympia Fitness gym in Mississauga, Ontario, as electro dubstep blasts …

Social Media Marketing

QI: The Russian Training Secret

Quasi Isometrics for Strength and Hypertrophy<p>Russian Torture for Gains<p>A Russian martial arts instructor exposed me to super slow reps – which are …

No More Bicycle Crunches: 5 Smart Exercises to Work Your Core

<b>Most of us sit for all or part of the day, placing the hamstrings and hip flexors in a shortened position,</b> which can lead to low back pain or just a …

How To Remove Zombie Debt And Increase Your Credit Score

Removing charged off debts can be tricky, and here’s why. There are a few things you must consider and it requires research and good communication/negotiation skills<p>You have to take a look at your state’s statute of limitations and them determine the last date of activity on the delinquent account. …

Personal Finance

These VS Angels Are Workout Buddies and Have a Joint Instagram Account to Prove It

There's a reason Victoria's Secret models look so firm and toned — they work hard for it! And Josephine Skriver and Jasmine Tookes are two Angels who take their fitness very seriously, and they even have a combined Instagram account called joja where they share their favorite moves and fitness …

Tip: The Double Kettlebell Delt Builder

This lift will build your shoulders, but your entire body will be punished too – from glutes to lats. Check it out.<p>The double kettlebell military …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Director Domee Shi discusses her Chinese Canadian fairy tale about a mother and a dumpling.<p>11 min ago9:35 a.m. April 26, 2018<p>More than 600 members of …

Pew Research Center

A Proven Method for Building Full-Body Power (Plus a 6-Week Plan)

<b>The fitness world is in a constant state of flux.</b> It’s like a kid trying to balance a see-saw on his or her own, running from one end to the other. …

Wikimedia

Increasing Forces: Using the Kettlebell Swing to Increase Strength and Speed

<b>Force = Mass x Acceleration</b><p><i>(Newton’s second law of motion, for those who are a little geeky.)</i><p>For those us involved in any kind of performance …

Extreme Sports

3 Deadly Sins of the One-Armed Kettlebell Swing

<b>You can hear your mail carrier curse as he lugs your package up to your door.</b> You squeal with excitement as the sounds of heavy breathing gets closer …

How To Build A Bulletproof Backside

The Ultimate Posterior Chain Plan<p>Posterior Chain: Top to Bottom<p>Before lifters learned the term "posterior chain" they used to just say they were …