Jamie Richardson

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Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? All You Need Are These 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core—without doing situps—using a routine that spares your lower back.<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this—and lots more ended up with back pain.<p>Today, …

Workouts

14 Agility Drills For People Over 40

Feel like an athlete again with moves that build speed, reaction time, and conditioning.<p>Basketball isn’t just a “young man’s game.” Neither is ice hockey, tennis, touch football, or martial arts. In fact, there’s no sport or leisure activity you should have to give up completely just because you’re …

Workouts

Google is tracking your every move even when you tell it to stop - here's how to fix it

If you’re using an Android phone or have Google apps installed on your iPhone, the search giant is almost certainly tracking your location constantly – even if you’ve turned that setting off, reports the Associated Press.<p>The story drew from UC Berkeley graduate researcher K. Shankari’s experience …

Apps

Politeness isn’t enough; we now demand friendliness. And it’s destroying authenticity

“How’s your day going?” can be a truly personal question. It’s banal chitchat if all is well, but if you’re going through immense trauma or crisis, it can feel invasive. Once, it might have been possible to brush off the question with a polite “fine” but we live in a world that no longer settles …

Psychology

Simplify your life with the mental model known as Occam’s razor

Legend has it that NASA spent a decade and millions of dollars developing a ballpoint pen that would work in zero gravity and function in extreme …

Stephen King

A Trainer Shares an Effective Strength Training and Cardio Schedule to Get Rid of Fat

Although a magical formula for losing body fat doesn't exist, we may have come pretty damn close. To be fair, it's not a one-size-fits-all solution, nor is it easy by any means, but Corey Phelps, NASM-certified personal trainer, certified BASI Pilates teacher, and TRX and Spinning instructor, …

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7 Powerful Tactics Mentally Strong People Use to Prevent Toxic People From Taking a Toll on Their Lives

Toxic people can drain your mental strength. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to limit their influence.<p>While one toxic person may use manipulation and lies, another may resort to intimidation and incivility. And if you're not careful, people like that can take a serious toll on your …

Self-help

These before-and-after photos show the reality behind glamorous professional photos

Phillip Haumesser is a natural light photographer who discovered his passion for photography three years ago when he began taking pictures of his children.<p>"You start to see the world in a whole new way, and once you see it, you can't unsee it," he told INSIDER.<p>Keep reading for a behind-the-scenes …

Photography

What Is the Macro Diet? Everything You Need to Know About Counting Macros for Weight Loss

Also known as the IIFYM (If It Fits Your Macros) eating plan, counting macronutrients is a way to lose weight that doesn't involve counting calories. But does it work?<p>Let’s face it: dieting is hard. But if you believe proponents of the If it Fits Your Macros (or IIFYM) eating plan (also known as …

HiPPO is out. Data analytics can now help you come up with game-changing results

Netflix used Big Data analysis before launching ‘House Of Cards’.<p>Data is increasingly being likened to oil. While the industrial economy was powered …

A Collection of 20 The Most Interesting Financial UI/UX Designs to Inspire Banking and Fintech

There are so many beautiful visualizations of banking interfaces on Dribble and Pinterest. Unfortunately, if you look closer, quite often they are …

‘Netflix of fitness apps’: How Fiit could actually replace your gym membership

<b>Boutique gym studios might be popping up everywhere, but that doesn’t change how getting out of bed early enough to make the class is the hardest</b> …

Agile at Scale

Publication Date: <b>May 01, 2018</b><p>When implemented correctly, agile innovation teams almost always result in higher team productivity and morale, faster time to market, better quality, and lower risk than traditional approaches can achieve. What if a company were to launch dozens, hundreds, or even …

How to Stop an Interrupting Child

The house is quiet. Your preschooler just had lunch and went to the bathroom, and is now happily coloring away. It's the perfect time to pick up the …

5 BEST WIFI SMART LIGHT BULBS (LED COLOR CHANGING)

We’ve been pouring over reviews, specs, and putting the top systems thorugh a rigorous testing process, to come up with the best way to customize …

Home Automation

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

This 20-minute indoor cardio workout is what you need to lose weight fast

This 20-minute indoor cardio workout is what you need to lose weight fast<p>Running in the summer can be a drag. Sure, more hours of daylight means more …

Jason Statham’s transformation tips that got him in amazing shape

Having hit 50-years-old with a bang, MH hero Jason Statham is, arguably, in the best shape of his life.<p>The Stath's level of popularity, like his …

Make This Exact Smoothie If You Want to Lose Weight

Whether you're new to the smoothie-making scene with a barely-out-of-the-box NutriBullet in your kitchen or your blender has hundreds of smoothies …

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

Here are the smart bulbs that work with Alexa

Tip: Push-Up, Stand Up, Squat Prisoner Jump Countdown

Start with one rep of each exercise, then do two on the next round. Keep the ladder going until you're doing 10 reps per movement on the last round. …

12 Little Changes For Big Gains

Training, Nutrition, and Lifestyle Tweaks You Need<p>The Question<p>What's your favorite simple change that leads to major progress?<p>Tony Gentilcore – …

Stressing aptitude over achievement, Strive Talent pitches a new way to hire

While unemployment in the U.S. hit a 17-year low and the stock market keeps humming along, there’s a lingering sense that all is still not well in U.S. labor markets.<p>Most jobs require a college degree these days, a proposition that’s becoming increasingly unaffordable even if it is attainable. Many …

This Is How Heavy Your Weights Should Be If You're Trying to Lose Weight

Strength training is a key part of fitness that shouldn't be ignored, especially when it comes to weight loss. But just because you know you should be doing it doesn't mean you know exactly <i>how</i> to do it yet.<p>If you just don't know where to start when it comes to strength training, Ridge Davis, …

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It

A detailed look at an old email from Steve Jobs teaches some important lessons.<p>Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer …

8 subtle signs your body's telling you your diet is all wrong

Our bodies have clever ways of protesting<p>There's one very obvious way you can tell if your diet isn't healthy: putting on weight. But it's certainly …

The Very Best Machine in the Gym

And Some Cool New Workouts to Try<p>The Question<p>What's the best machine in the gym?<p>Chris Shugart – T Nation CCO<p>The chest-supported row or T-bar machine, …

How to tell if your iPhone battery needs replacing

Apple is now offering to swap the battery in older iPhone's for $29, but will having this done speed up your device?<p><i>Video: How to check if your</i> …

Scientists (including Samwell Tarly) use simulation to recreate Game Of Thrones' climates

The world of <i>Game of Thrones</i> is full of magic and mysticism. There are dragons, the undead, and evil witches. But Westeros has a few real-life …