John Bhaskar

204 Flips | 33 Magazines | 10 Likes | 32 Following | 3 Followers | @messmin | Keep up with John Bhaskar on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “John Bhaskar”

The Best Full Gym Chest Workout

Hany Rambod

3 Ways to Prevent Lower Back Pain - Back Injury Prevention

One of the most common questions in regards to weightlifting is how to strengthen the lower back. A combination of several preventative measures, …

Week In Review May 16 2014

You may not be able to spend all day scrolling through your Facebook and Twitter feeds. If you are, you probably should be doing some work. But …

Leap Motion grows up with applications in augmented reality and physical therapy

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Leap Motion<p>When the Leap Motion controller came out last summer, my colleague Stacey Higginbotham was somewhat …

Many users experiencing a hidden /Users folder after upgrading to OS X 10.9.3, here’s how to fix

<b>Update</b>: The glitch may be related with the latest versions of Find My Mac and iTunes, according to testing by The Mac Observer.<p>Since upgrading to OS X 10.9.3, some users are reporting that their /Users folder is now hidden. This means the folder is no longer visible when looking at the root of the …

The No-Situp Abs Workout

6 Total-Body Workouts That Melt Fat in Under 20 Minutes

You’re busy. We get that. With work, family, and friends, you can’t always exercise for one hour, several times a week, like you’re supposed to. …

Maserati to Build Gorgeous Alfieri Coupe and Cabrio!

Remember the Maserati Alfieri concept that stole the show at March’s Geneva show? Although Maser wouldn’t confirm production of the sexy 2+2 at the time, it was clear from the huge puddle of drool around the thing that it would be crazy to leave it in the design studio. We’re happy to report that …

'Sleep startup' Casper dreams of overturning the mattress racket

"Buying a mattress is one of the worst consumer experiences in the world," says Philip Krim. Yet, few startups have really tried to improve it — perhaps because the mattress business isn’t exactly the sexiest industry around. Buying a mattress will never be like buying an iPhone. The archetypal …

Audio-Technica ATH-M50X Review

The Audio Technica ATH M50xBL is the latest model of the M50 line of headphones. You may ask the question what is the difference between the XBL edition of the headphones compared to the other M50x’s. The BL simply stands for blue. The M50’s are critically acclaimed and also a close to unanimous …

Powerful Narcotic Painkiller Up For FDA Approval

The Food and Drug Administration is trying to decide whether to approve a powerful new prescription painkiller that's designed to relieve severe pain quickly, and with fewer side effects than other opioids.<p>While some pain experts say the medicine could provide a valuable alternative for some …

2015 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe

Alpina's second American offering is also its prettiest.<p>The relationship between BMW and boutique tuner Alpina has been a special one for decades. Alpina, created by enthusiast Burkard Bovensiepen, acquired an excellent reputation for its tuning prowess and race cars in the 1970s. Nowadays, Alpinas …

2014 Porsche 911 Targa 4 / 4S

Robots resurrect Porsche's original top dropper.<p>The word “targa” has several meanings in Italian. It’s a tablet, a ceremonial shield or plaque, and also what Italians call their license plates. And most relevant to us, it’s in the name of Italy’s second-most-celebrated road race, the Targa Florio, …

The Brutal Body Weight Burner

Broil fat, increase your heart rate, and make your muscles scream with 20 rounds of these two exercises<p>Think of the most difficult body-weight moves in your exercise arsenal. Okay, what did you come up with? Most likely, the burpee and the pullup made the list.<p>These two moves are brutal. The burpee …

Workouts

Saudi Arabia to build world's tallest tower, reaching 1 kilometer into the sky

Dubai, long champion of all things biggest, longest and most expensive, will soon have some competition from neighboring Saudi Arabia.<p>Dubai's iconic Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, could be stripped of its Guinness title if Saudi Arabia succeeds in its plans to construct the even larger …

Dozens injured after train derails in India

A passenger train derailed in northeastern India early Wednesday, injuring dozens of passengers.<p>The engine and nine of the train's 13 coaches jumped the track near the Jagiroad station, about 85 miles east of Gauhati, the capital of Assam state, state-owned Indian Railways said in a statement.<p>The …

Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept

Like a discotheque, but with more lasers.<p>Land Rover is proud of its sturdy Discovery SUV. Through 25 years and four makeovers (the last two rebranded it in America as the LR3 and LR4), The Discovery has never strayed too far from its rugged roots. Even when the third-gen model appeared in 2004 …

The Best Position for Her Orgasm

Make this simple tweak to drive her wild<p>If giving a woman an orgasm was as easy as learning a scientific formula, we'd never leave our bedrooms—and physics class would have been a whole lot more interesting. Unfortunately, there's no one-size-fits-all trick to pleasuring her. Every woman has …

Men's Health

Kate Upton Hates Her Boobs

Last week Kate Moss complained about her "bow legs," and we all balked. Even Kate Moss has those weird kinds of insecurities—about her famously perfect legs, no less? Then this week another supermodel, Kate Upton, went on record criticizing her own most celebrated body part:<p>"I wish I had smaller …

Kate Upton

Weekend One-Up: Squat Jumps, Situps, and Swings

Are you a weekend warrior looking for a challenge? You’ve come to the right place. It’s time to test your abilities—and your mettle. Each week our …

Workouts

The Move That Builds Stronger Shoulders

Score a bigger, better-performing set of shoulders with this pressing exercise<p>The overhead press will give you boulder shoulders. But if you're looking for a fun, effective variation of the move, try the single-arm landmine press. Pressing the weight on an angle recruits the often-neglected muscles …

Muscle

The Arms and Abs Attack!

Hit your beach muscles over and over again with this two-move challenge<p>We're only a few weeks into spring, but summer is right around the corner. Are you ready to go shirtless? Put your arms and abs to the test with this spider pushup and V-Up challenge from Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <b>The</b> …

Workouts

The 5-Minute Warmup That Makes You Run Faster

Do this quick routine before any race so your body is at its peak to perform<p>Before any local road race, you're bound to see hundreds of runners milling around, lightly stretching out their calves, hamstrings, and quads. But traditional "static stretching"—tugging on a muscle with constant tension …

Exercise

Maximize Your Lower-Body Strength

Tap into your full potential with these two single-leg moves<p>You can hold your own at the squat rack, but do you want to dominate it? For maximum gains in lower-body strength, you need to concentrate on two key aspects of fitness:<p>1. Stability: The ability for a joint to resist movement from an …

Workouts

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

Time Management

This Dress Turns Transparent When You're 'Turned on'

Considering that the gimmick behind mood rings still sort of blows my mind, I'm having a really tough time trying to process this: Studio Roosegaarde's new Intimacy 2.0 dress, which shifts from opaque to transparent when its wearer is "turned on." <i>How</i>?!?<p>Oh, it's simple really, according to the …

Wearable Tech

Just released a new $69 tier for the #RevolightsArc! Help support and together we can make cycling safer. http://r-evo.biz/arckickstarter

3 Ways to Dominate Your Morning Workout

You're up, but the sun's not. Here are some simple ways to make the most of your morning routine<p>An early morning workout is one of the best ways to fire up your fat burners and hit the ground running. But it’s not always easy. A few extra minutes of sleep are tremendously enticing when it’s still …

Workouts

31 Ways to Carve a Stronger, Tighter Core

Walk this way to chisel every last muscle in your midsection<p>The farmer's walk may look simple, but it's a super-hard, core-crushing exercise if you carry enough weight. "Every muscle from your shoulders to your hips has to stabilize as the weight shifts with each step," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., …

Will Power