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The Lunge You’ll Want to Do Every Workout

All other lunges will seem boring after you perform this variation<p>Why would you want to do this lunge every workout? Because it’s almost a workout in and of itself.<p>Check it out in the video above as demonstrated by <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour. You’ll start with a kettlebell lateral …

Workouts

If you’re just not a morning person, science says you may never be

Morning people and night owls are born that way. It's time we accepted that.<p>If Cassidy Sokolis ever needs to wake up before 11 am, she scatters three alarm clocks throughout her bedroom. Even then, she still often sleeps through the clamor.<p>"It's really frustrating," Sokolis, a 21-year-old junior at …

Why You Should Eat More Carbs | Men's Health

What Carbohydrates Really Are<p>Like proteins and fats, carbohydrates are macronutrients—in other words, substances that stoke your metabolism and keep you alert and active.<p>As an analogy, think of carbs as your body’s primary source of crude oil. Through digestion, carbs are transformed into …

CourseBuffet serves up a free DIY degree in Computer Science or Management

CourseBuffet understands that while college may be a rite of passage, it’s certainly not the only way to get the knowledge you need to succeed in the ever-changing tech or business world.<p>Look, school is expensive.<p>Even worse, we’re now finding out that the degrees that set us back years to obtain …

Computer Science

5 Simple Stretches That Release Tension In Your Neck, Back, And Legs

Yoga

Can You Really Earn 6 Figures After a 12-Week Coding Bootcamp? We Investigate…

What if someone said that you — a regular person who’s never programmed before — could become a software developer in three months and earn over …

Employment

Secrets of kindness from Matthieu Ricard, the 'world's happiest man'

If being kinder is a goal for you, Matthieu Ricard has some good news. Kindness leads directly to happiness, says the 69-year-old Buddhist monk.<p>Ricard, often called the “happiest man in the world," has undergone hours of MRI scans during which scientists found unusually high levels of upbeat …

Happiness

‘Practically free’ university is changing lives

While cleaning the bathroom of a home in the west end of Toronto, a young Filipino nanny tuned into a TED Talk that would change the course of her life’s journey.<p>Working full-time as the live-in caregiver of two children, Ivah Camille Baban makes a habit of listening to podcasts while she cleans. …

12 exercises for a better night's sleep

When it comes to your health, getting the right amount of sleep may be the most important thing you can do for your body and mind. Maybe you eat healthy and exercise an hour (or even two) a day, but those pale in comparison to sleep, something you spend one-third of your life doing. Unfortunately, …

Sleep

Why Broke People Stay Broke

I wish I had a $1 for every time I received an email asking, "How can I afford personal development if I'm broke?" I'd likely take more online classes than I do now. What else would a self-proclaimed self-help junky do with such a windfall?<p>My response is typically the same. "Personal development …

Self-improvement

10 Promising Franchises for Ambitious Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are multiple ways people become millionaires. Some launch a successful startup. Others are a whiz with stocks. But, one of the most common yet overlooked ways is to become a franchise owner.<p>If you're not sure what a franchise is …

Small Business

Netflix Raises Prices Again -- But You May Not Pay More for a While

Your bill monthly bill may jump by $2 a month this spring, or by $1 a month next fall.<p>Netflix says its content costs are going up — and it’s going to pass some of that along to its subscribers.<p>The streaming video company is raising the price of its most popular subscription option from $9 a month …

Televisions

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting | Inc.com

Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a variety of disciplines.<p>Websites like Coursera and edX have leveled the playing field, allowing curious students from around the world to explore …

Social Media Marketing

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

Self-improvement

Mental health problems may explain link between rheumatoid arthritis and cardiovascular disease

Mental health problems like anxiety and depression may partly explain why people with rheumatoid arthritis have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study.<p>Researchers linked anger, anxiety, depressive symptoms, job stress and low social support to increasing risk of …

Mental Health

Try These 9 Tricks To Sleep Better At Night

Almost everybody has something that they are stressed about, whether it be family, work, or school. These problems can follow you all day until it is …

4 Life Practices That Will Boost Your Metabolism & Reduce Anxiety

If you’re reading this, you already know that working up a sweat regularly is good for you —and you’re probably already addicted to the thrill of a …

4 Meditation Techniques for Beginners to Try

<b>If you’re afraid you’ll do it wrong</b>, try guided meditation. This is akin to having a personal trainer at the gym. An instructor talks you through the exercise of clearing and focusing your mind. Find a class at a gym or yoga studio, or listen to sessions—some as brief as five minutes—on apps like …

The Ultimate Guide to Shopping at the 30 Best Online Furniture Stores for a Modern Home

While the traditional philosophy to furniture shopping required a visit to brick and mortar furniture stores to test the furniture’s comfort factor …

Your “sincerely held religious beliefs” don’t matter: County clerks must uphold the law and issue same-sex marriage licenses

A Kentucky county clerk is embroiled in law suits from both sides over the new marriage equality law<p>When you have a public service job, the way it generally works is that you do what the job duties require of you — the job doesn't conform to your ideal description of it. Yet in the aftermath of …

LGBTQI

Five Ways to Make Your Airport Experience as Painless as Possible

We’ve all been there—phone half-dead, terminal overcrowded, delays blaring on the PA, and a long flight ahead. Have it happen on the back end of a …

Immune System

Best Cardio Workouts for People Who Hate Cardio, Running

You rarely hear anyone say, "I just love cardio!”. But it's a necessary evil for staying healthy, losing weight, and/or maintaining a healthy BMI (not to mention a whole host of heart benefits). How to deal? I've tested a gazillion workouts as part of my job, and I've found that the best way to …

Financing Options For Female Entrepreneurs

For women interested in starting a small business, there are equal parts positive and negative to ponder. This may be best shown by a 2014 report by …

Small Business

How To Worry Less And Sleep Better

<i>By Maya Borgueta, Psy.D and Senior Coach at Lantern</i><p>For anyone who has ever spent a long night wide awake with worry, it may come as no surprise that anxiety and long nights of sleeplessness often make familiar-and unfortunate-bedfellows. The anxious thoughts that keep you up at night can run the …

7 Fundamentals of Success and Happiness Only You Can Deny Yourself

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Life's biggest frustrations and disappointments come from expecting too little of yourself and too much of others. Expectations shape all of your relationships, including in the workplace. By setting your expectations for yourself and …

Self-improvement

An exercise scientist told us the biggest mistake people make when they decide to eat healthy

No matter what diet you pick, the problem remains the same: Eventually, it ends.<p>Research shows that the vast majority of people who diet to lose weight end up gaining back some or all of the weight they lost, typically within a few years. And most of us who try lifestyle changes like cutting carbs …

Fitness

The 12 best things to do in Rome

This is where <i>la dolce vita</i> originated, after all.<p>Of course, after more than 2,000 years in existence, there's enough to explore to keep you busy for years, with decadent pasta and gelato to indulge in, places to shop for everything from handicrafts to haute couture, archeological sites, Baroque …

Italy

The 7 Reasons That Science Says You Should Pay For Experience, Not Things

Planning a vacation this summer? You’ve chosen to spend your money in the way that’s going to give you the most happiness.<p>Your big travel plans might seem like a waste of money. What will you come back with, besides some photos on your phone and a few memories. If you bought a TV with that money …

Welcome to the Red State HIV Epidemic

Republican governors face tough decisions as the disease spreads in middle America.<p>It wasn’t supposed to happen here. Not in Austin, a one-doctor-and-an-ice-cream-shop town of 4,200 in southeastern Indiana, nestled off Interstate 65 on the road from Indianapolis to Louisville, where dusty …

Public Health

Fatal police shootings in 2015 approaching 400 nationwide

In an alley in Denver, police gunned down a 17-year-old girl joyriding in a stolen car. In the backwoods of North Carolina, police opened fire on a gun-wielding moonshiner. And in a high-rise apartment in Birmingham, Ala., police shot an elderly man after his son asked them to make sure he was …

Law Enforcement