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I Worked Out Like Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson for 3 Weeks

See what happens when a lady lifts like the most muscular dude in Hollywood.<p>Dwyane "The Rock" Johnson is known for a lot of roles: a former WWE …

The one book every student should read in 2018, according to Harvard professors

Harvard University professors constantly read and assign texts to their students. So they know a good book when they see one.<p>With that in mind, Business Insider asked professors at Harvard to share the single book they think every student should read in 2018.<p>The professors include Nobel laureates, …

How you should eat if you want to lose weight, build muscle, or run a fast race

Reaching your health and fitness goals comes down to time, patience, and expert planning. To help you avoid nutrition mistakes that could set you back, we spoke with nutritionists and trainers to learn how you should eat to reach your specific goal. From weight loss to building muscle and …

Apple will give you more cash for your dusty old Mac

Apple has increased its trade-in values for a bunch of old Mac models. Machines released in 2009 and later could now earn you up to $2,500. That’s a generous $1,000 more than the previous limit.<p>If you were thinking about treating yourself to a new Mac this Christmas, Apple just made it a whole lot …

MacBook Pro

Gifts to Help Kids Burn Energy When They're Stuck Indoors

I once embraced the joy of living a mostly sedentary life in the winter months. Hygge was my jam. ‘Tis the season for wearing fleece everything and …

Kids

You Need to Do These 2 Hard Things to Be Happy

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.Deep down you know this is true.You have to do hard things to be happy in life. The things most …

These 50 Quotes About Letting Go Have Successfully Helped Me To Move On

Letting go is one of the hardest things we have to pick up in life. It’s hard because it’s something that we don’t want to do but we know we NEED to …

Ask the dog trainer- How do I get my dog to come when called? | NOLA.com

Teaching a fast, reliable recall on cue seems impossible. Your dog comes running when she hears the food hit her bowl, but you aren't going to carry …

SPCA

17 Books To Drop Everything and Read Right Now

Now that fall is here, the idea of wrapping up in a comfy fleece blanket with a cup of cider and a good book is all-encompassing. From lesser-known …

If You’re Too Busy For These 5 Things: Your Life Is More Off-Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Self-improvement

11 Tiny Habits That Reveal a Lot About Your Personality, According to Science | Inc.com

There are so many actions throughout your day that go unremembered--pulling off a few sheets of toilet paper, sending a quick email to a colleague, picking up toiletries at the drugstore.<p>But these small, seemingly insignificant behaviors can provide meaningful insights into your emotions, your …

7 creepy, underrated horror shows you can binge right now

With the summer heat encroaching, we’re still a long way from the crisp fall evening of an ideal Halloween. But why not beat the heat with drawn …

Horror

11 Addictive Books You Can Tear Through in a Weekend

Short, sweet, and page-turning.<p><b>1. The Girls by Emma Cline</b><p>This mesmerizing novel follows impressionable teenager Evie Boyd as she falls in with a sketchy, cult-like group inspired by the Manson Family. Come for the salacious connections to real life, stay for Cline's haunting depiction of female …

The Top 22 Fitness Gurus To Follow On Instagram

With summer coming in hot, these Fitstagram accounts are sure to help you hit the gym.<p>Summer is just getting started and you know what that means...beautiful weather! With the new season coming in hot, most of us have a hard time trading in outdoor fun for an indoor gym.<p>But you don't need a gym to …

Your Official YA Summer Reading List

Because who isn't young at heart?

30 Streaming Shows to Get Addicted to and Binge On All Summer Long

Based on the shows you already love.<p>As all your favorite TV shows come to an end (some just for the season and others, well, forever), it's hard to know what to do with your couch time. Now that your DVR isn't filled with episodes of <i>Grey's Anatomy</i> and <i>Empire</i>, you're going to need something else to …

TV

The First Episode of The Walking Dead Creator's Scary New Show Is Streaming Online Now

<i>Outcast</i> is the spooky new show from Robert Kirkman, best-known for creating <i>The Walking Dead</i>. It airs on Cinemax starting June 3, but the first …

The Walking Dead

The 12-Round Belly-Fat Knockout

Follow along to this bodyweight core workout led by the Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>Bring belly fat down for the count with this abs-centric bodyweight workout.<p>You’ll do 12 rounds of two-minute work bouts, with 30-second breaks between rounds. The rounds will vary between three different timing …

Workouts

The 15-Minute Six Pack Shimmy

Get ready for your abs to burn and shake<p>This 15-minute abs workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour has a fun name, but it’ll cause your abs to burn and shake.<p>The routine’s five movements hit every last muscle in your core, including your shoulders, obliques, rectus abdominis, hip …

Workouts

Gym Hacks Personal Trainers Use That Most People Don't Know About

By: <i>Erin Kelly</i><p>@erinkellysays<p><i>Credit: BARANQ/SHUTTERSTOCK</i><p>While most suckers shell out hard-earned money for a chance to sweat it out at the gym, personal trainers actually get <i>paid</i> to be there. They must be doing something right.<p>Like any professional, they keep some secrets of the trade to …

Make This Pasta When You Swear There's Nothing in the Fridge

Break free from your usual basil-and-pine-nut routine with a wintry pesto that was practically meant for a simple plate of spaghetti.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you</i> …

Recipes

80 Books Every Person Should Read

We invited eight female literary powerhouses, from Michiko Kakutani to Anna Holmes to Roxane Gay, to help us create an updated list of books everyone should read. Each participant made 10 picks. It's a new year, a new Esquire.com. We're looking forward to reading and we hope you are, too.<p>What can …

Literature

This app helps you burn calories without radically changing your routine

A group of researchers has created an app that may make it easier to actually make health and fitness changes and stick with them. It logs where and …

Michigan State University

How You Can Run the Most Meaningful 10-K Ever

Beat your PR and make a huge impact on 10 people's lives.<p>Do you love to run? Are you interested in making a difference in your community? If you answered "yes" to these questions, we have the perfect 10-K for you: For the fourth consecutive year, <i>Women's Health</i> has partnered with the FEED Foundation …

San Francisco

24 Diagrams To Help You Eat Healthier

Including quick and easy dinner recipes, a Paleo shopping list, a guide to portion sizes, and more.

No-Running Cardio Program You Can Do at Home

You don't need a gym membership, and you don't need to check the weather report -- you can do cardio in the comfort of your home right now, for free. Simply follow the visual guides and you'll be done in half an hour! The best part is, since these are printable A4 posters, you can catch up on your …

Do This Workout for a Flat Belly!

Hollywood personal trainer Michelle Lovitt shares her go-to exercises for strong abs.<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>We asked Michelle Lovitt to create and demonstrate a firm-abs plan, and she over-delivered. Based on principles she perfected with her Hollywood clients, …

Workouts