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The pros and cons of drinking protein shakes after a workout

What’s the first thing you do immediately after a workout? Saunter up to the juice bar and crush a protein shake, right? You may want to …

10 Ways to Break the Cycle of Laziness

These simple tricks will help you increase your daily productivity.<p>Laziness begets laziness.<p>Why go to the gym tonight? After all, you haven't gone in a week. Why take out the garbage when your whole apartment is a mess?<p>Good points. But it's time to break the cycle.<p>We browsed two Reddit threads on …

10 bodyweight abs exercises you’ve never tried

To get a visible six-pack, you need to hit your abdominals from different planes of motion and work compound moves into your workout mix. The …

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

The Easiest (and One Of the Most Important) Fitness Tests You’ll Ever Take

Before you lift another weight overhead, do this first<p>Overhead pressing—like military presses, push presses, and seated dumbbell presses—can turn your shoulders from pebbles to boulders.<p>And who doesn’t want a strong, chiseled set of shoulders that will make your T-shirts look like they’re all from …

Weight Training Diet: How to Build Muscle Mass and Lose Fat

Designing any weight training diet may be one of the most important factors in achieving your body building goals. Some bodybuilders declare that a …

7 Homemade Detox Drinks for Weight Loss

These homemade detox drinks for weight loss are a natural way to melt the fat fast. Detoxification removes toxins and helps you reach your weight …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

28 Excellent Books You Can Read For Free

The problem is that in order to read a lot of books, you have to buy them from the Kindle bookstore. Yes, there are other options out there - you can check out some e-books from your local library, for example - but the selection is often really limited.<p>Naturally, my frugal side wanted to find ways …

The 1 percent ruined love: Marriage is for the rich

<b>Anna Gunn as Skyler White, Bryan Cranston as Walter White in "Breaking Bad ." (AMC/Frank Ockenfels)</b><p>Socioeconomic factors are destroying relationships. Will marriage only be for the rich?<p>Jennifer M. Silva<p>July 27, 2013 8:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from Coming Up Short<p>In her classic study, Worlds of Pain: …

20 Movies You Can’t Even Believe Are 20 Years Old

Do you still quote <i>Dazed and Confused</i>? Or roll your eyes whenever someone mentions <i>Sleepless in Seattle</i>? We hate to break it to you, but both films …

Sometimes The Best Thing To Do Is Nothing

By Brianna Wiest,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/11Ct4BJ<p>Sometimes the best thing we can do for ourselves… is nothing at all. Initially, at least. It …

How The Best Salespeople Make The Sale

There are a lot of misconceptions about how to sell effectively. Some people dive in with just one goal in mind: to close the deal. Others wing it and hope that their charm, talent and knowledge of the product or service they are pushing will get them the sale. A few salespeople even think the best …

Green Living Walls for Modern Homes

Each year, many among us pause for a moment and worry about the state of the planet’s health on each Earth Day. Some of us tend to make minor changes …

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

Adventure<p>A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, …

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