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Forget the Dumbbells! These Intense Workouts Use Just a Wall

Feel like you can't work out because you don't have a gym or equipment? That's no excuse, because these intense, effective moves use a wall. Burn calories and and build strength in ways you never imagined. Yes, one of these videos even shows how to do burpees using a wall! Find a wall, and give …

Workouts

Using offensive line rankings to spot fantasy football sleepers, busts

For some reason, offensive line play isn’t thought of much by fantasy football owners. Offensive linemen aren’t directly involved in fantasy (nor …

10 Best Business Books for Professional Development and Higher Performance in Your Work

If you’re an entrepreneur or a creative professional interested in your development, you probably read (or listen to) business books.Here are my …

4 Expert-Backed Ways to Build Mental Toughness

Positive thinking and daily practice can help you perform your best.<p>You can’t fake mental toughness. It’s just not something that magically happens or you can somehow conjure up at mile 20 of a marathon. Yet, as a sport psychologist, I hear so many athletes talk about how they “dig deep” to find a …

Self-improvement

Fantasy Football 2018: Rankings for Top 10 Running Backs and Sleepers

When it comes to running backs, fantasy football owners don't always need the big names such as Le'Veon Bell and Ezekiel Elliott to win their leagues. Sometimes, it pays to catch the next crop of ball-carriers before they become hot commodities.<p>Of course, managers who draw an early pick in the …

12 Books that Bill Gates Enjoyed and Recommends as Must-Reads - Infographic

Bill Gates’ voracious appetite for the written word is well-documented – he can devour at least one book every week. It’s a passion he diligently …

16 Runners Share Their Favorite Podcasts to Listen to on a Run

Let’s be real: Long training runs can get boring. While crossing off mile after mile can certainly inspire a sense of achievement, sometimes putting …

Reality TV

The 14 Best Calorie-Burning Exercises, Ranked In Order of Effectiveness

What does the science say about the best way to burn?<p>If you’re dedicating valuable time in your day to a staying in shape, you want to know it’s actually worth your time, right? You’ve probably heard some people say cardio is the ultimate calorie-burner, while others swear by weight lifting—so what …

Jim Brosnan Wrote the Best Baseball Book You Never Read

If you read baseball literature, there comes a time in your reading career (fun to speak like you’re a player) where you become hooked on Jim …

The 20 best books of 2018 so far, according to Amazon

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Flatiron Books/Instagram<p>Amazon has released its annual list of the best books of the year so far.<p>These top 20 books released between …

These 6 Cannabis Stocks Shot Up After Canada Legalized Marijuana

On Tuesday, Canada legalized marijuana, becoming the world’s second nation (and the first in the G7) to authorize the sale and use of recreational …

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

Kids Whose Parents Limit Screen Time Do Worse in College, New Study Shows

You think strict tech rules are helping your kids do better in school but you may be wrong.<p>Pediatricians tell parents young kids shouldn't have more than an hour a day of screen time. Meanwhile tech titans like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were even stricter with their own kids' tech use. Both sets of …

The tell-tale signs you’re totally stressed out, according to your Myers-Briggs personality type

Sudden health problems or unexpected trauma can spike stress levels in a heartbeat, but its build-up is more often slow-moving—and insidious. Stress …

Myers-Briggs

22 books we can’t put down (AKA your search for the perfect summer read stops here)

Summer is undoubtedly a time to be active, whether for you that means surfing near a millennial-pink beach, hiking to Instagram-worthy waterfalls, or …

Hip Hop Reviewer Absolutely Astonished Listening to Rage Against the Machine For the First Time

YouTuber YouYouYou who does five minute Hip Hop album reviews from his car, was convinced by his viewers to take a listen to Rage Against the …

BookExpo 2018: Booksellers Share Their Hot Picks

It’s Book Expo 2018 and the aisles and tote bags are full. What are booksellers excited about? One of the most talked-about galleys wasn’t even …

Michelle Obama

9 Really Long Classic Novels You Should Finally Get Through This Summer

With nothing on the agenda but sun and fun, vacations offer the perfect time to read lengthy books you'd never get to tackle otherwise. On the list …

Managers Are a Dying Breed. Here's What You Must Have Instead

Why managers need to become leaders of disruption in this ever-changing business environment.<p>The crisis of leadership grows, as companies struggle to adapt to change. We have a rise in part-time workers, the growth of the gig economy, evolution of technology, an increase in virtual teams, and an …

An Intense Animation That Imagines What Might Have Happened During the Last 48 Hours of Pompeii

In 2009, the Australian digital animation studio Zero One created “A Day in Pompeii“, an incredibly intense visualization that recreated what may …

Pompeii

8 foods to add to your diet that can help with weight loss

When you're trying to lose weight, it's easy to assume that cutting items out of your diet will provide the quickest path to your goal. But after speaking with a panel of nutritionists, INSIDER discovered that addition can be even more effective for weight loss than subtraction. For a quicker …

This awesome video of Chicago makes the city --- look like a child's plaything.

Tilt-shift photography. According to Wikipedia, it is the use of camera movements to simulate a miniature scene. I swear, this video from …

Hot Wheels

This Couple Created A Multilevel Curriculum To Teach All Ages Financial Literacy

Financial literary is an essential topic not often taught to individuals at an early age. More notably, the financial trials that plague misinformed kids eventually grow to haunt adults in a similar way.<p>For a majority of kids growing up without a safety net or parents who’ve achieved true financial …

Race & Ethnicity

Tornado Forms in Front of a Timelapse Photographer’s Camera

It’s extremely difficult to predict when and where a tornado will form and touch down, so stormchasing photographers rely on long days of chasing and …

Time-lapse Photography

Iridescent plants for lighting up the gloom

Some plants bend the light to create peacock colours in the deepest shade<p>The natural world is full of wondrous visual tricks, from the eerie glow of floating fireflies to the ever-changing camouflage of chameleons. But for me perhaps the most fascinating of all is iridescence – the shimmering, …

This time lapse graphic of every Ichiro hit is mind blowing

Wow.<p>It’s easy to hear “3,089 career hits,” and think “yeah, that’s a lot” — but until you see this time lapse of Ichiro’s MLB career it doesn’t quite sink in.<p>It’s a graphic that hits you in stages.<p><b>0-10 seconds:</b> Wow, this is really neat.• <b><br>11-20 seconds:</b> Glances at bottom of screen ... it’s only in in …

Time-lapse Photography

A Bodyweight Ab Workout From Simone De La Rue You Can Do Anywhere

https://scontent-iad3-1.cdninstagram.com/vp/fdfdbe932f99d1ea0c9b23be9a8c45ff/5B5E55C4/t50.2886-16/31277905_225759784840195_1090161303583981568_n.mp4<p>If you're looking to shape up your core and tone your abs, we've got just the workout for you. Simone De La Rue, celebrity trainer who's known for her …

Workouts

This Macronutrient Cheat Sheet Is Key to Helping You Lose Weight

Counting carbs and calories unfortunately doesn't always equal weight-loss success, and that's because it's all about the <i>quality</i> of the foods you're consuming. Tracking your macros (protein, fat, and carbs) instead may actually be key. Macronutrients are what make up the caloric content of what you …

Key tips to staying down in the golf swing

The New and Improved Way to Hit Chip Shots

Cam Smith, who just finished T3 at The Northern Trust, has made a lot of progress from when we first started working together. Not only is he now top …

Golf