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A Crash Course In The Ultimate Metabolism-Boosting Workout For Less Stress & More Energy

No time to hit the gym for an endless workout? No problem! In fact, it can be more when it comes to cardio.<p>The most effective way to get lean and fit …

Exercise

A 30-Minute Beginner Workout For Anyone Just Starting Their Fitness Journey

The gym can be an intimidating place, especially if you have no clue what you're doing. But we've all got to start somewhere, even if it's at the most basic level. Whether you're just beginning your fitness journey or you're seeking some extra guidance, we've got the perfect routine for you. Brian …

Workouts

Make a Succulent Orb That Will Turn Heads

This colorful succulent hanging is a modern twist on a hanging basket. Prep succulents a day before you start this project—the succulent cuttings …

DIY

Apple Announces 2018 Apple Design Award Winners

Apple tonight announced the developers and apps who received an Apple Design Award, marking what Apple thinks are some of the best apps for various Apple platforms.<p>This year, Apple chose a total of 10 apps that work across iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV, with the winners listed below:<p><b>Agenda</b> - A …

Apps

Strength Training for Beginners – Here's How You Get Started

Though your mind may be ready to plunge into a weight loss program, your body may not be on the same page. Sure, you want to make up for lost time, …

Exercise

This Push-Up Challenge Will Make You So Much Stronger

Finally master the mechanics of this notoriously challenging full-body burner. Then take things up a notch.<p>Build Your Foundation<p>Nailing perfect …

Ten Things To Remove From Your Resume -- Immediately

Dear Liz,<p>I was contacted two weeks ago by a headhunter, “Adam.” He wanted to talk to me about a job opening he’s working on with a well-known employer in our town.<p>I talked to Adam by phone and then I sent him my resume. Unfortunately, it didn’t work out. Adam told me a few days later that the …

Heating Up: 20 Hot New Thrillers to Read This Spring

Philip Kerr<p>Philip Kerr’s bestselling Bernie Gunther series continues with <i>Greeks Bearing Gifts</i>. In this latest installment, readers find Gunther in 1956 Munich, operating under the alias “Christoph Ganz.” He’s hit a bit of a dead end in his career but finds his life reinvigorated when he takes a job …

Books

5 Books to Read If You Love New York

This month, <i>New York</i> Magazine helped the New York City Mayor’s Office select five critically acclaimed finalists for the city’s One Book, One New York …

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Tone Your Entire Body in Just 10 Minutes With These 13 At-Home Workouts

You don't need an hour or even 20 minutes to get a good sweat sesh in. These workouts prove you just need 10 minutes and minimal equipment to get a good full-body burn — most of them can be done right at home! Now, you have no excuse to skip a workout.<p>Simple 10-Minute Booty-Shaping Workout<p>Shape and …

Workouts

30-minute Workouts You Can Do Anywhere

Struggling to find the time to keep up with the Dubai Fitness Challenge? Help is at hand with these free workouts you can complete pretty much …

Exercise

8 gym exercises that will boost your performance in the pool

Looking to improve your lap time? Give these moves a go away from the water to take your swimming up a notch.<p>Swimming is a very satisfying form of …

Workouts

Can You Name Every Alien in This All-Encompassing Scifi Cantina?

If you like Easter eggs, posters, and genre movies, today is your lucky day.<p>Artists Vance Kelly and Kevin M. Wilson (also known as Ape Meets Girl) …

Millions of Students Are Quietly Being Taught the Koch Brothers’ Whitewashed Version of Black History

Cash-strapped social studies teachers across America have discovered an exciting new resource that provides lesson plans, study materials and even …

The Worst Government Possible, on Purpose

I worry less about Kim Jong-Un than I do Betsy DeVos. The North Korean dictator, for one, doesn't have dominion over the educational futures of …

Infographic Maker Guide: 20 Cool Infographic Creator Tools That Will Turn You Into A Designer

Imagine you are an infographic maker god who can take 1,000 words and help people digest that information in only a few seconds.<p>An infographic, put …

Infographics

Put your health first and get into shape with the best iPhone fitness apps

If you’re trying to lose weight, work on your fitness, or eat better, your iPhone can be a helpful tool — but only if you have the right app. …

How to Walk Off 10 Pounds

The quick-stepping secret to dropping 10 pounds and flattening your belly in just three weeks.<p>When you want to shed serious weight, walking might not …

32 Hidden Gems On Amazon With Near-Perfect Reviews

There are a lot of amazing products in the world but it still never fails to astound me how flippin’ excited people can get over inanimate objects. …

Laundry Rooms

27 Ab Workouts to Rock Your Amazing Core — Especially For Women

Hate crunches but want abs? No problem. Love crunches? We do happen to have them here. In fact, there is truly something for <i>everyone</i> in our handy dandy collection of ab workouts, specifically for women. From two-minute Pilates routines to 20-minute oblique sculptors, we're here to help you target …

Workouts

Transform the Shape of Your Arms With These 16 Push-Up Variations

Along with lifting weights, push-ups are one of the best exercises you can do to sculpt and strengthen your upper body. These 16 variations range from easy to challenging, so choose the ones that suit your ability. You'll not only feel super sore after doing these, but you'll look and feel stronger …

Workouts

If You Want Your Home to Sell for More, Consider Adding This to Your Kitchen

There’s more than a few reasons to love decorating with white when you’re on the coast: White lets views of the turquoise sea really shine; it makes …

The 100 Most Important Pop Culture Moments of the Last 10 Years: #81-100

If you’re a nerd, the last 10 years have been astonishing. Over the last decade, nerds have conquered pop culture. Superheroes dominate theaters and …

Comics

14 Truly Beginner Exercises That Every Newbie Should Try — No Equipment Needed

Beginning your fitness journey and have no idea where to start? We gotchu. These truly beginner moves will allow you to build strength and create a mind-body connection while you get comfortable with exercise. No dumbbells or fancy machines required: just you, your bodyweight, and a little space to …

Workouts

This 8-Minute Ab Workout Will Strengthen Every Muscle in Your Core

In this video, 8fit trainer Marife San Victores will take you through a short routine that targets every muscle in the abdomen in just 8 minutes.<p>They …

9 Things You Should Do Before December 31 To Benefit Your 2017 Taxes

On December 22, Donald Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law, which could mean there are some pretty big changes coming your way in the new …

Try This Calorie-Torching HIIT Workout From the Fhitting Room

In this video, Dara Theodore of the New York City fitness studio The Fhitting Room and Aly Teich of The Sweat Life show you how to get your heart …

30 Easy Tips to Get Slimmer in 30 Days

One month to fit<p>The New Year signals a clean slate (and a clean plate!). The good news: Implementing even small everyday diet and exercise changes …

9 Favorite New Podcasts Of 2017 (That Aren't 'S-Town')

Oooh boy, 2017 has been quite a year. Donald Trump was inaugurated as the United States' 45th president, devastating hurricanes hit Texas and Puerto Rico, and there's been a massive uprising around sexual harassment and assault in the workplace.<p>For anyone looking to take a break from the news, …

Books