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11 Exercises Top Trainers Do Every Time They Work Out

Trainers spend hours every day helping other people work toward their fitness goals. And while it's cool to learn what they typically recommend for …

These Are the 40 Most Effective Ab Exercises to Sculpt Your 6-Pack

After all your hard work burning calories with cardio and weightlifting, you want to reveal chiseled abs. So make sure you're doing these effective exercises to tone and strengthen your core. Here are our top picks to show off that gorgeous midsection.

Workouts

13 Psychology Tricks That Will Work On Anybody

Every human being is a unique universe, but psychologists who have a keen eye for details keep discovering new behavioral patterns that are believed …

Blast Your Abs in 20 Minutes with This Core-Carving Workout

50 Cent and Kevin Love's trainer shows you how to get a killer six-pack.<p>Whether you want a formidable set of six pack abs or just a strong midsection, working the core should be integral to every fitness regimen.<p>When celebrity trainer Jay Cardiello preps clients like 50 Cent and Kevin Love for …

Workouts

8 YOGA POSES FOR CYCLING: How To Build Cycling Endurance When You Have No Time

Yes, I know you are busy. As a cyclist, the thought of adding anything else to your already jam-packed schedule is definitely asking for too much.<p>For …

The generation that grew up on Stephen King is taking him back

The author is going through a cinematic renaissance, thanks to directors who grew up as fans.<p>Stephen King is one of mainstream fiction’s great …

10 History Books That ‘Game of Thrones’ Fans Need To Read, Because The Red Wedding Was Based On A Real-Life Event

Whether you're a TV fan waiting for season eight, or a long-suffering book fan still holding out hope that <i>The Winds of Winter</i> will be published at …

12 Modern Books That Will Become Classics, According To People On Reddit

There are certain books that feel almost inherently "classic." <i>To Kill A Mockingbird. Catcher in the Rye. Moby</i> freaking <i>Dick.</i> But do you ever wonder …

These three core-focused moves will keep your body balanced and looking its best

Nike master trainer Eva Redpath shares three core-focused moves that <b>work the entire body</b> and will have you looking—and feeling—beautifully …

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Bill Gates

A Time for Everything

A modern reader of the Bible is struck by how strong the connection between this world and the next once was. It can almost seem as if God was …

Great Books

Redefining annotation: Ditch That PDF and hyper-annotate

Learning how to read and annotate text is an important skill all our students need to truly understand stories, articles, and *GULP* textbooks. This …

The Simple Algorithm That Ants Use to Build Bridges

Even with no one in charge, army ants work collectively to build bridges out of their bodies. New research reveals the simple rules that lead to such …

Is the earth a 'Dark Forest'?

The Three-Body trilogy by Chinese science fiction writer Liu Cixin is an international cultural phenomenon. Business and government leaders have …

4 Secrets to Being More Productive, According to Ancient Philosophers

Everybody would like to get more of the right things done. But how does Stoicism fit into all of this?<p>The word “productivity” seems new and sleek and …

13 Successful People on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Get these on your shelf now.<p>Need a book recommendation for a young, out-of-work, or fledgling wild-card on your Christmas list? Or some words of …

Success

The Best Cooldown to Do After a Run

At the end of a run, chances are, you just want to sit down and rest. That’s always my immediate desire—along with a nice big glass of icy cold …

Yoga

Tip: Open Up Your Hips

Neurologically locked hips can limit your lifting and athletic performance. Try these drills to feel better fast.<p>The hip complex consists of multiple …

The Best Exercise to Melt Belly Flab

Get ready for killer abs! Watch this video with celebrity fitness trainer Tracy Anderson to learn how to do the Cross & Kick, a calorie-torching move …

10 Dividend Growth Stocks That Simply Print Money

History has taught us that dividend growth stocks are the absolute best way to grow both your income and wealth over time.<p>One such group of dividend …

S&P 500

Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

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7 Prize-Winning Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

<i>So many awards, so many amazing choices. Here are our picks from this year's critically acclaimed honorees, including a few surprises.</i><p><b>Fortune Smiles</b><p>By Adam Johnson<p>320 pages; Random House<p><b>The winner that blows your mind -- and opens your heart</b><p>This story collection -- and winner of the National Book …

Learn to Cycle No-Handed

5 Ab Exercises That Are More Effective Than Crunches

You probably know by now that if you're doing crunches to work your abs, you're not getting the most out of your core routine. After all, crunches …

Training Plan to Build Base Endurance

Purists preach that to properly prepare for the cycling season, you need to roll out six weeks ahead and do nothing but low-heart-rate, low-intensity rides before you throw the hammer down and go out and play, especially if your idea of fun is a frisky group ride. It's no problem if you're a …

Sigma Staff Says 50mm f/1.4 Art Lens Will ‘Probably’ Arrive in Two Months

According to <i>Photo Rumors</i>, one of their readers spoke to a Sigma rep at the Photography Show in Birmingham and was told that the much-anticipated 50mm …