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Aristotle said there are three types of friendship, but only one we should strive for

At age 17, Aristotle enrolled in the Platonic Academy. He would stay there for 20 years.<p>Founded by the father of Western philosophy, the Greek philosopher Plato, Aristotle was the most promising student around. He asked many questions and answered even more.<p>The exact time of his departure from the …

Relationships

Best shoulder exercises: 10 workouts to build stronger shoulders

Best shoulder exercises: 10 workouts to build stronger shoulders<p>Getting fit and leading a healthy lifestyle is gradually growing to be at the top of …

Biomechanics

The 20 Most Effective Bodyweight Moves For Strong, Toned Muscles

While lifting weights is great for building muscle and helping with weight loss, don't discount the benefits of basic bodyweight moves! They often …

This 50 Push-Up Challenge Will Transform Your Body in 30 Days

Yes, you can get to 50 push-ups! Try our 30-day challenge.<p>It's been almost 20 years since Demi Moore starred in <i>G.I. Jane</i>, but that crazy-inspiring …

Steven Soderbergh Is Back to Destroy Hollywood

For 25 years, Steven Soderbergh was a master of manipulating the Hollywood system to his creative advantage, until he quit in disgust over what it had become and struck out on his own. Now he’s back to teach other filmmakers how to make films for the next 25—and blow up the system for good.<p>One of …

These Hanging Moves Will Shred Your Midsection

Deep down, everyone who hits the gym would love to see their abs (by the way, you can only make that happen when you clean up your diet). But here’s …

15 Abs Moves That Help Make Your Core Stronger Than Ever

Your core is more than just a coveted six-pack. It's your body's powerhouse to facilitate everyday movement and strength, from carrying armloads of …

Fitness

An 8-Minute Workout to Tone Your Whole Body

LeBootCamp founder Valérie Orsoni believes in workouts that are fast, fun and results-driven. So she created Metaboost, an eight-step routine that …

This No-Equipment Workout Will Ignite Parts of Your Body You Didn't Know Existed

There's so much to love about a strong midsection — most importantly, it's essential for a healthy body. Fact: strengthening the core helps improve …

Core strength is key to flexibility, stability

Sure, it’s nice to have six-pack abs. They look marvelous and they may even be useful if you’re a linebacker or an actor with a starring role in the …

12 Boxing-Inspired Core Exercises for Rock-Solid Abs

You might find it surprising that boxing is one of the most complete, full-body workouts you can do. Your aerobic, anaerobic, and nervous system have …

10 incredibly awkward exercises that build tons of muscle

You should never feel humiliated in the gym. You should work out in an environment that makes you feel comfortable and motivated. That being said, …

Four Plank Variations for a Full Body Workout

Perfected your plank? Time to move on.<p>No need to see whether you can plank for 3 or 5 minutes – switch it up instead, work some different muscles and …

Take 2 Minutes to Flatten Your Abs With This Ultrafast Workout

With slider discs (or wash cloths or paper plates), and just a small amount of space to move, you'll whip through this lightning-fast ab workout, targeting your obliques, lower abs, and that "six-pack zone."<p>Four moves, 30 seconds each, and you don't even have to stand up — all these moves are on …

Workouts

Bruce Lee achieved all his life goals by his death at age 32 because of one personality trait

In 1969, nobody expected a thin Asian man with a high pitched voice to become one of the most influential characters of the 20th century.<p>Nobody knew, that is, except Bruce Lee.<p>That year, Bruce Lee wrote a letter to himself:<p>My Definite Chief AimI, Bruce Lee, will be the first highest paid Oriental …

Martial Arts

Everyone loves Bernie Sanders. Except, it seems, the Democratic party

If you look at the numbers, Bernie Sanders is the most popular politician in America – and it’s not even close. Yet bizarrely, the Democratic party – out of power across the country and increasingly irrelevant – still refuses to embrace him and his message. It’s increasingly clear they do so at …

Middle-class

5 Exercises Every Fit Guy Must Do

These are the key exercises that you have to be doing, regardless of your specialty.<p>What does it mean to be a “fit guy?” Do you have to bench 300 lbs? Do you have to run a five-minute mile? Do you have to have a six-pack while standing?<p>If it did, I wouldn’t make the cut. Fitness, to me, is being …

10 Surprising Ways You Can Sleep a Lot Better | Inc.com

If you feel you don't get enough sleep--or enough quality sleep--you're not alone. Somewhere between 50 million and 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders that decrease daily functioning and adversely affect health and longevity. And not getting a good night's sleep doesn't just …

Self-help

Research Found the Quickest, Least Painful Way to Up Your Cardio

No equipment. No gym. No gimmick. And yes, it really works.<p>What are your most common reasons for missing your workout? Too busy? No money for a gym? …

20 Things My Dad Wishes Someone Had Told Him in His 20s

Your 20s is a constant battle between thinking you have it all figured out and life giving you a harsh reality check. It's a period of trial and error, but it can also be one of the most fun decades. Much of my life knowledge is from my dad, who's filled with never-ending lessons. Though he's …

Motivation

The 7 Best Exercises to Build Arms That Turn Heads

Let’s be honest: Big guns not only look and feel great, they also boost confidence, doubling your appeal to potential mates. But the only way to get …

Tip: Two New Ways to Strengthen Your Core

Think the ol' ab wheel is tough? Try these more advanced variations.<p>Foam Roller Rollouts<p>Use these two exercises as a progression from the ab wheel. …

Bulletproof your joints and sculpt a killer body with Keanu Reeves' hit-man plan

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>John Wick racked up 76 kills in the original film—not too shabby for a retired hit man. The staples in his …

A 30-year-old who dug himself out of $50,000 in debt in 6 years explains why a glass of wine is key to his strategy to stay debt-free forever

Six years later, Taylor's life looked a whole lot different: He was not only debt-free, but the founder and CEO of his own media company, bringing in nearly $20 million a year in revenue.<p>Back in college, Taylor started working full-time on a series of political campaigns. But it didn't pay very …

Do These Things After Work Everyday And You Will Achieve Anything You Want In Life

The time before you go to bed is golden, as it exists every single day, and it’s usually completely yours to schedule. What do you want to do with …

Motivation

12 Hip Thrust Variations You Should Be Doing

You may have done hip thrusts (or hip “bridges”) before, but have you thought outside of the box when hitting these?<p>Hands down, the fundamental …

The 10 Things You Must Do to Achieve Your Goals

To succeed, you first have to set yourself up for success.<p>In making New Year’s resolutions, it might seem like you’re setting yourself up for failure. So many people underutilize gym memberships, quickly revert to old habits or never take up new hobbies they’ve been meaning to master.<p>For …

The 15 best pullup variations

There are few exercises as timeless and effective as pullups. But, while they’re tried-and-true, there’s no denying they can get boring. That’s where …

Workouts

The 30-minute dumbbell workout program to build muscle

Westend61 / Getty<p>Westend61 / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>There's something intensely satisfying about lifting with barbells. After all, …