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35 Things That Just May Help You Go To The Gym In 2018

Whatever your excuse is, there's a product waiting to demolish it.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i><p><i>The reviews in this post</i> …

Shopping

The Most-Read 'Men's Health' Stories Of 2017

Here's what you guys couldn't get enough of this year<p>What really matters to men? It’s a question that has launched a thousand think pieces and glossy magazine covers. And 2017 has certainly given us plenty to think about. This year, we went on patrol with The Xtreme Justice League (normal dudes by …

Let's Talk About Why It's So Damn Hard to Make Friends As Adults

I knew I was lonely when I started cozying up to the disheveled man who always seems to be stationed outside my neighborhood CVS.<p>“What’s your …

A Morning Routine to Set You Up for a Kick-Ass, Super-Productive Day

What’s the first thing you reach for the instant your eyes open in the morning? I bet it’s your smartphone. And within 105 seconds, you’ve check your …

The 20 most popular business books of 2015

Amazon recently released its list of the best-selling books of 2015, including the most popular business and investing books.<p>Whether you run a company, work for one, or work for yourself, these 20 books are guaranteed to teach you something new. Scroll down to see which books made the list.

How New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Thinks

Before Robert Kraft turned a downtrodden, money-losing football team into the NFL’s best franchise, he acquired it in a most ingenious way. I know of no other owner in any of the major sports who bought a team, its stadium and nearby real estate the same way as Kraft. The foresight and tenacity in …

10 incredible day trips from Vancouver

There's so much to see and do in Vancouver that you might forget to check out what the surrounding area has to offer. A transport hub with great access to the rest of BC, Vancouver is the perfect jumping-off point for day trips into the region. Here are our top 10 escapes from the city.<p>Steveston<p>An …

9 Healthy Smoothie Bowl Recipes You'll Want to Dive Into

If we’ve learned anything from our Instagram feed lately, it's that smoothie bowls are one of the biggest breakfast trends out there—and for good …

The 5 Best Exercises To Prevent Common Running Injuries

I've trained my share of long distance runners, triathletes and Iron Man competitors, and no matter how fit these die-hard enthusiasts are, they …

8 Questions Successful People Ask Themselves

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>We all know that having a mentor is one of those …

"Study Less, Study Smart": The Best Ways to Retain More in Less Time

When you're learning new material, it can be overwhelming when you think about how much time you need to truly understand it all. This studying …

Study Skills

Top 10 Lifehacker Posts of All Time

Lifehacker launched exactly ten years ago today (happy birthday to us)! In light of the occasion, let's take a look back at some of the most popular …

Motivational Quotes

Oct 7, 2015<p>It's the best form of medication.<p>Oct 2, 2015<p>It needs exercise just like the muscles of the body.<p>Sep 23, 2015<p>Running is not, as it so often seems, only about what you did in your last race.<p>Sep 18, 2015<p>Relax and let the run come out of you.<p>Sep 16, 2015<p>...matters more than how much you …

The 21 Best Cities To Live In

Global consulting firm ECA International came out with a list of the most livable cities around the world for North Americans.<p>The ranking objectively evaluates a bunch of factors that contribute to the overall quality of living, including climate, availability of health services, housing and …

Boston Marathon Training: A Non-Running Component

I've often thought marathon training is really LIFE training. I guess that's what I love the most about these winter days when I'm logging more …

Marathons

The 15 New Books to Read in 2015

There are few better ways to start a new year than picking up some fresh perspectives to put into action. Here’s a sneak preview of 15 exciting books …

Genius

Start planning your big trip: 2015's Top 10 destinations

(Visit Faroe Islands)<p>Faroe Islands<p>Seemingly impossible to get to, this archipelago of 18 craggy islands in the North Atlantic is more accessible than you might think. Direct flights to the Faroes run year-round from Denmark, England, Iceland and Norway. For the intrepid traveller who’s prepared for …

25 Life Hacks For The Modern Gentleman

There are certain things every guy should know.<p>From such kitchen knowledge as how to properly cook a steak or pour a cocktail, to a fashion sense like how to match your dress shoes to your suit and how to get the right haircut, these tips will make every guy's life a little easier.<p><b>Roll your shirt</b> …

6 Plyometrics Exercises For A Better Workout In Less Time

<i>By Laurel Leicht for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Plyometrics -- or high-intensity exercises that stretch and then quickly shorten your muscles (think jump squats or plyo push-ups) -- are already known for their quick calorie-blasting, body-toning results. "The technique was originally designed to develop …