Marvin Yang

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Here’s What Your Voice Tells Others About You

People judge you by your voice in many ways.<p>Via Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior:<p>The result: speakers with higher-pitched …

Psychology

The Secret to Running Faster

Yes, you can run faster and stronger without training harder or longer. The key? How you breathe<p>If it weren't for the pain in my legs and my quickly deteriorating coordination, I might appreciate the words of encouragement. They're all around me at mile 20 of the Philadelphia Marathon. "You're …

Marathons

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing

11 essential pushup variations

The pushup is one of the most basic but effective moves for strength and conditioning.<p>This humble muscle-building exercise trains the muscles in your …

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

By Michael Beck, DETAILS<p>It sounds like a bad infomercial: Get ripped in less time! We're conditioned to believe that jaw-dropping, body-transforming results are achieved only by putting in the hours. But if you've been adhering to the muscle-isolating back-and-bi, chest-and-tri gospel, the truth …

Skipping Workouts? Your Fitness Progress Fades Faster Than You Think

You won't believe how short a time without cardio workouts or strength training will set your progress back<p>With temperatures plummeting and …

Muscle

Building Better Athletes With More Sleep

Getting enough rest can be a struggle for those who play professional sports. But even among those getting enough, adding a few extra hours may dramatically enhance performance.<p>For us humans, sleep is completely crucial to proper functioning. As we’ve all experienced, we’re simply not as adept at …

Quit Your Job

The surprising benefits of taking your 20s to use the labor market as a laboratory, rather than commit to the first company that happens to hire you<p>My friends sometimes approach me with career anxieties, under the false impression that writing about economics makes somebody a good career advisor. …

Don't Choke

What we value affects how we perform under pressure.<p>Ten seconds into the race, Lolo Jones had pulled far ahead of her competition at the women's 100-meter hurdles final during the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. What happened next was, for Jones fans, heartbreaking to watch. After effortlessly flying …

10 Ways to Tone Up Without Killing Yourself at the Gym

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week Brooke Siler, Pilates pioneer and author of 'The New York Times' best-seller 'The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening and Toning Your Body- Without Machines', explains that it is</i> …

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi look human but they are superheroes – don't compare them, just appreciate

You can try to dribble like Messi or score as many goals as Ronaldo, but realistically you might as well be trying to shoot giant spider’s webs out of your wrist. We are unutterably fortunate to watch them play together<p><b>The opportunity</b><p>On Wednesday night, <b>Cristiano Ronaldo</b> played against <b>Liverpool</b> at …

5 Signs You Need New Running Shoes

Your running kicks aren’t built to last forever. Find out when your pair needs to go or if they still have some solid mileage left in them<p>Running shoe materials and designs are getting more advanced, but they’re still man-made products with distinct lifespans.<p>“These new shoes are just like any …

12 Marathon Training Tips for Time-Crunched Runners

<i>Lauren Jimison has some guidelines to follow if you’re finding it hard to fit marathon training runs into your schedule.</i><p>Whether you are a teacher, a …

How to crank out more pullups

Pullups are hands down one of the best exercises for developing your back and increasing your overall fitness level. They’re old-school, basic, and a …

My 8 Best Weird Fitness Tips That Work

Changing your body isn't as hard as you may think. Little things add up—even the odd ones! Try these eight tips that may seem quirky and perhaps …

Exercise

The Oddity of the Long Distance Runner

Long distance runners are a bizarre group of people to those who find comfort in stillness, pleasure in overindulgence, and reassurance in conformity. I know this because I was not always a runner. There was a time that I scoffed at runners and the strange counterculture of running. But, now I know …

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Who Wins in the Name Game?

From dating to job prospects, a name has remarkable power over the path of its owner's life.<p>I was at a party for Bastille Day in Paris a few years back, and we were leaning over the balcony to watch the fireworks. A cute French girl sat next to me, but after a few flirty glances the moment was …

Barefoot Running: The Videos

"The collision of the heel with the ground generates a significant impact transient, a nearly instantaneous, large force. This force sends a shock wave up through the body via the skeletal system." Scientists on what can happen when you run.<p>Over the years I've mentioned the famous and fascinating …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity

These World Cup Posters Are A Must-See For Any Soccer Super Fan

Brazilian artist and graphic designer Cristiano Siqueira pulled out all the stops when creating these incredible World Cup team posters for an ESPN campaign celebrating the tournament, which begins on June 12.<p>Each of these posters illustrates one of the 32 teams that will be heading to this year's …

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

Style<p>Meet Dr. Dustin Cohen: the Yeezy-wearing dentist who designs #influencer-grade smiles.<p>By Alexandra Pechman2 days agoView More<p>GQ Style<p>All the …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness

Forget Saving the Planet, Driving an Electric Car Will Save Your Life

If you want to sell the climate change fight, make it about personal health.<p>The failure to persuade a sizeable percentage of Americans that climate change poses a clear and present danger is one of the great failures in marketing and the subject of considerable debate among scientists, academics …

Study: You Really Can 'Work Smarter, Not Harder'

Research shows that reflecting after learning something new makes it stick in your brain.<p>Two weeks ago, my oldest son taught my youngest son how to perform a corner kick during half time of my middle son’s soccer game. He demonstrated the correct way to swing the leg, angle the foot, and launch the …

How To Use Stress To Your Advantage - Harness Stress

7 Ways To Enjoy Medjool Dates, Your New Performance Partner<p>How You Can Burn More Calories Just By Chewing Gum<p>How an Overweight Dad Overhauled His …

The 30 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Men

When you walk into a crowded gym and every single bench and machine is taken by a bigger, stronger guy—or, worse yet, by that guy doing curls in the …

Why Taking Time Off From Exercise Is Good For Your Health

<i>By Daniel Duane for Men's Journal</i><p>There's nothing like a new season to get us fired up for sports again -- bulking up for summer's Tough Mudder, or sneaking over to the track for speed work while dreaming of a personal best in that half-marathon this fall. But years of research and experience have …