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Do Just 1 Thing Differently to Learn Faster and Remember Longer: No Extra Time, Effort, or Technology Required

You don't even have to change the manner in which you study or practice. You only have to do this.<p>Even though many people feel that success is all about whom you know, success is almost always based on <i>what</i> you know. That's why so many people want to learn faster, retain more information, and …

Learning

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

The No. 1 TED Talk of All Time Teaches a Critical Lesson in Intelligence (That We Often Forget)

It has close to 50 million views ... and infinite wisdom.<p>The most-viewed TED talk of all time is over a decade old. This is not just a testament to its popularity at the time, but the longevity of its relevance.<p>It's called, "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" and it has been viewed over 49 million …

New York City

3 reasons to retire as early as you can

Time is one of the most valuable assets at your disposal. Unfortunately, many people spend 40 hours a week for 40 or 50 years trading their time for this thing we call money.<p>The great news is that there's a corollary to that fact: If people are willing to give you money for your time, you can spend …

Retirement

Peloton Tread is the treadmill I want but can’t afford

First impressions of a $4K treadmill<p>It didn’t take long for me to understand the draw of Peloton’s indoor cycling bike when I gave it a two-month try last winter. Its allure was less about convenience — any exercise equipment at home is, for most people, more convenient than going to the gym — and …

Peloton

This Simple Practice Will Help You Be More Happy and Productive | Inc.com

Has this ever happened to you? You sit down to work on an important project with a looming deadline and suddenly, without warning, your mind slinks off to some other place as if slipping out the back door of a bad meeting. Before you know it, an hour has passed and you can't remember how, or where, …

Mindfulness

Tactical Fitness: Starting at Zero Pushups and Building Up

Beginners to fitness often have an issue with upper body strength when first starting and cannot do a single pushup. Here is a question from a woman …

Workouts

Tip: The 10 x 1 Workout Program

A new way to get stronger and master a lift.<p>In the never-ending quest to add more weight to the bar, lifters don't give their bodies enough time to …

Workouts

The best foods to eat before a night out

The magic foods that beat sickness, bloating and bad breath.<p>Off on one of your many Christmas nights out later? You're going to want to listen up, then. We spoke to nutritionist Naomi Mead to find out exactly what we should eat to stay hydrated, happy and gorgeous all night, while still drinking …

Wellness

The 8 Best No-Equipment Moves to Get Stronger

When it comes to no-equipment exercises, it’s best to subscribe to the Navy’s KISS principle—Keep it simple, stupid. Straightforward, compound moves …

If You Hate Your Belly Fat, Try This Instead of Crunches and Dieting

When you look in the mirror, is your tummy the first place your eyes zero in on? If your belly fat gets squeezed, pushed down, and frowned at, you're not alone. Lucy Yates posted this photo to her Instagram page with the caption, "Like many women, my tummy has always been my struggle area & my …

15 beautiful photographs that will convince you to rewrite your bucket list

Acting under the influence: 15 stars who were on drink and drugs when they made their movies

Tip: How to Develop an Adonis Belt

Here's how to build the sexiest muscle there is.<p>Those Sexy Iliac Furrows<p>When Cosmopolitan or some other insipid publication talks about sexy male …

24 fascinating things you didn't know about your passport

How to build muscle quickly

One of the most frustrating elements of fitness is that it can be very difficult to gain a significant amount of muscle mass. We’re not talking about being a bodybuilder here, but 5-10lbs of new muscle would be a welcome addition to the physiques of most gym goers, at least on an aesthetic …

Exercise

Eat 'Miracle' Carbs to Shed 10 Pounds in 5 Days

New Yorkers are buzzing about a “miracle carb” diet — and soon the whole world should be buzzing with them. Why? The approach, dreamed up by …

Fastest way to lose weight in 3 days

Fastest way to lose weight in 3 days<p>When it comes to weight loss, we’re sure you’ve got ample motivation and dedication to do it. But if lack of time …

Nutrition

100 of the healthiest foods, ranked by protein content

Chicken breast<p><b>Protein:</b> 54 grams per 6 ounces<p>“Skinless, white-meat chicken breast is the leanest animal protein. It barely has 3 grams of fat and …

Nutrition

Test Your Balance With These 5 Moves

Balance is one of those skills that you probably don't think about honing every day, but it's so important for everyday health. It's essential for …

Workouts

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life | Inc.com

<i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder at Refugee Code Academy, on Quora:</b><p><b>1. Perception is …

Happiness

Train Your Chest Without Machines

When you hear the local gym bros talking about training, one question invariably comes up: How much ya bench? <b>The chest has become synonymous with</b> …

How to Reset Your Metabolism in Exactly 24 Hours

Exercise and dietary "quick fixes" might seem enticing, but in the long-run, they could wreak havoc with your metabolism. Lyn-Genet Recitas, …

The workout to build powerful, 3-dimensional shoulders

Want to carve boulder-sized shoulders? Hit them from every angle with this unique workout of stacked supersets.<p>How heavy should you go? Choose a pair …

Biomechanics

Exercising too much can stop weight loss, nutritionist says

Good news for treadmill dodgers (us).<p>As the weather improves, your £40-a-month-gym-membership-that-you-still-haven't-used probably continues to burn a hole in your pocket.<p>Thankfully, according to a nutritionist, you might be better off ditching the dumbbells anyway. Jessica Sepel believes that …

Toyota Land Speed Cruiser Hits 230 MPH

Custom Land Cruiser breaks record for world’s fastest SUV<p>Toyota surprised attendees of the 2016 SEMA Show with a very unusual Land Cruiser build. Instead of conquering boulder-strewn trails like most modified Land Cruisers, the Land Speed Cruiser was designed to do one thing: go very, very fast. …

Toyota

This Morning Routine will Save You 20+ Hours Per Week

The traditional 9–5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor, but not in the knowledge working …

Time Management

This Is Why You Can’t Put Muscle on Your Legs

Powerful, Herculean legs are hallmarks of manliness and athletic performance. Training your legs properly will help you fill out a pair of jeans or …

Lifting and plyometrics are perfect for building your bones

Most dudes don’t think about bone health. They may think about boner health, but not about the need to challenge and stress your skeleton to keep it …

Exercise

Unilateral Leg Training, Part 4: Correcting the Imbalances

<i>In part one Historical Perspectives I raised the two challenges I faced in the 1980s - first, that there were inadequate numbers of exercises being</i> …