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8 Stretches That Will Help You Touch Your Toes

Flexibility is one of those things that many people talk about dreamily. Like, being flexible would be nice, but sigh, it’s just a pipe dream. Except …

Yoga

I Cheated on My Husband, and Here's What I Want You to Know

Three hours and 36 minutes: the amount of time the conversation lasted following me sitting down with my husband to completely unravel our marriage.<p>I had cheated on my husband. Unlike most people, I don't have an acceptable reason for doing it. (Although, is there ever an acceptable reason? No, but …

The Best Electric Shavers: Ditch the Razor and the Razor Burn

Prone to breakouts and bumps when you shave with a blade? GQ’s Best Stuff gathered all the best electric shavers, tested 'em out, and found the ones that shave as close as a razor, minus the agony.<p>You don’t have to love shaving. You don't have to savor every step in your shaving regimen. (Maybe …

Best Men's Indie Colognes | Valet.

The Secret to Smelling Better Than Anyone Else<p>The Secret to Smelling Better <br>Than Anyone Else<p>There's nothing wrong with having a go-to cologne. But …

10 ways you are killing your executive presence

If you enter a room with 15 leaders one of them will stand out. She will have an air of confidence that people notice. Others will stop talking and …

Best Back Exercises With Dumbbells - Fitness & Workouts

Whether you’re working out with dumbbells by choice or for lack of a barbell, you’ll be glad to hear that dumbbells can actually provide an expedited route to muscle growth—and a broader, more muscular back.<p>Working out with dumbbells requires a greater amount of stabilization, activating more …

You Need to Manage Digital Projects for Outcomes, Not Outputs

When is a project finished? For most of us, it seems pretty simple: when we ship the product or launch the service. But we need to take a step back and consider what “done” really means.<p>Most teams in business work to create a defined <i>output</i>. But just because we’ve finished making a thing doesn’t …

The Heavy Dumbbell Workout That Builds Strong, Sexy Legs

Straight from a top-model trainer.<p>1. Goblet Squat Sumo Stance<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Start standing with feet in a wide stance (wider than shoulder width) with toes …

Workouts

These 20 books can polish your Networking, Leadership and Time Management Skills better than any B-school

You do not always need an MBA degree from the Ivies to boost your business acumen and prepare yourself for a challenging career ahead. Here's a list …

The Insane Work Ethic of Mark Cuban, Jeff Bezos, and 14 Other Powerful Leaders

Among these successful businesspeople, early mornings, late nights, and weekends are the norm.<p>Talent, connections, and money can help you get where you want to go in life--but those things alone won't do it. You also need to work hard to be truly successful.<p>Despite their obvious gifts, successful …

The Easy Five-Step Guide to Designing Your Own Workout Program - Fitness & Workouts

There are certain situations that allow you to wing it. You know, just do what feels impulsively right without putting much thought into the decision.<p>Things like pick-up lines after midnight, buying that new shirt that you really don’t need and leaving pissed off Yelp reviews are all examples of …

Exercise

9 research-backed ways to be exceptionally persuasive

I know, I know. The word <i>persuasion</i> conjures up images of manipulating, pressuring, cajoling, all the used-car salesman stereotypes.<p>But if you think of persuasion as effectively describing the benefits and logic of an idea to gain agreement, then <i>everyone</i> needs to be able to persuade — to convince …

Self-improvement

The 37 best websites for learning a new skill

These websites and apps cover myriads of science, art, and technology topics.<p>They will teach you practically anything, from making hummus to building apps in node.js, most of them for free.<p>There is absolutely no excuse for you not to master a new skill, expand your knowledge, or eventually boost …

Tutorials

11 Simple Habits That Will Help You Get Ahead In Your Career

Want more from your career? Adopt these habits.<p>Some people harbor the belief that getting ahead in your career is a matter of luck or of having the right connections. It's not. The people who are "lucky" are the ones who have prepared, day in and day out, and were ready when opportunity arrived. …

Visualizing The World's Ten Biggest Oil And Gas Companies

<b>From 2005 to 2015, global oil usage has only increased from 83 million to 93 million bpd (1.13% CAGR).</b> However, the overall rate at which the Top 10 …

Apple Promotes Educational Apps on App Store for World Autism Awareness Day

On the eighth annual celebration of World Autism Awareness Day, Apple has launched a new section of its App Store focused on apps designed specifically for autistic individuals (via <i>9to5Mac</i>).<p>The sixteen apps on display range in variety from helping users feel comfortable in their surroundings thanks …

10 Standards to Assess Your Fitness Level

Before you stamp yourself "in shape," make sure you can pass these fitness tests<p>We have a lot of time on our hands, so the other day we looked up "fit" in the dictionary. We read about fit (as in flipping out) and fit (as in what your hat should do) before finally landing on definition number …

Cheat sheet for arranging photos on the wall | Pictures and Frames | Pinterest | Picture layouts, Picture walls and Wall mount

Cheat sheet for arranging photos on the wall | Pictures and Frames | Pinterest | Picture layouts, Picture walls and Wall mount

34 idées de déco pour accrocher des photos au mur | Pinterest | Walls, Photo wall and Wall decor

Vous avez mille et une photos et vous ne savez pas comment les organiser ? Nous vous proposons de regarder nos 34 idées et accrocher vos photos au …

Corners are some of the most notoriously difficult spaces to design around in any home, which is why they are a perfect space for storing things on… | Home Des…

Pinterest<p>Corners are some of the most notoriously difficult spaces to design around in any home, which is why they are a perfect space for storing …

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

Build an athletic body that's primed for peak performance<p>Why do you work out? Better question: Why do you <i>train</i>? Because there is a difference. After all, lots of people work out—to burn calories or relieve stress or just because they like to sweat. But athletes train. They train with the purpose of …

50 Ways To Lose 10 Pounds

That stubborn weight that won't seem to go away? No more!<p><i>This article was written by Joy Manning and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Losing weight, unfortunately, isn't a one-size-fits-all proposition. What helps one person shed pounds may backfire on another. Because we're all so different, …

Nutrition

5 Steps to Reinvent Yourself: Create the Future You Visualize

<b>“You're never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.” ~C. S. Lewis</b><p>Change means reinvention. Each time a major shift happens in our …

Positive Thinking

[WOTM, 06/2014] Tear Your Core Inside Out With The Superset Circuit Abs Workout

[UPWOD Nº1] Get Your Daily Dose Of Sweat — Introducing The Lean It UP Workout Of The Day (UPWOD)<p>Welcome to your daily dose of sweat. Today marks the …

[WOTM, 11/2014] Build An Elite Physique With The 4-Day Muscle Thrashing Workout Program

[UPWOD Nº1] Get Your Daily Dose Of Sweat — Introducing The Lean It UP Workout Of The Day (UPWOD)<p>Welcome to your daily dose of sweat. Today marks the …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sports<p>Drew Magary prepares for the inevitable shitshow of bad football this fall.<p>By Drew Magary10 hours agoView More<p>Broadway<p>The Broadway star has …

The 1,000-Rep Morning Metabolism Igniter

Light your fat-frying furnace for the entire day<p>Mornings are tough and morning workouts are tougher.<p>But the right routine is worth waking up for, especially if it allows you to crank out 1,000 reps in 30 minutes, like this one from Craig Ballantyne, MS, CTT, and editor of EarlyToRise.com.<p>“When you …

3 Food Combos That Lead to Bloating (And What to Eat Instead!)

It's not just what you eat—it's what you eat together.<p>You know that certain foods can lead to bloating, like super salty stuff and carbonated drinks (we're looking at you, Diet Coke). But it turns out that certain food <i>combinations</i> have a similar effect. Nadya Andreeva, a certified wellness coach …

Nutrition