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My six pack Dadbod challenge: how I got a washboard stomach in 12 weeks

Until recently, the idea of having a six pack was simply pie in the sky. Not only had I never been in possession of such a thing, I was also 36 years old with two kids and a busy job. Hopes of making my stomach resemble a washboard had long since passed. Easier (and a lot more fun) to sit back and …

Fitness

The Lazy Man's Guide To Losing Fat And Building Muscle

Image: iStock<p>Like most guys of a certain vintage, I have mixed feelings about my body. Staying lean and not surrendering to the siren’s call of the …

Nutrition

A Harvard Doctor Has Made A Definitive List of The Best Workouts. Full Stop.

Dr I-Min Lee has made it simple for you<p>There’s a lot of information out there about exercise - be it how to lose weight, what’s best for anxiety or how to get a rock hard bum. Thankfully, a super clever person from one of the best Universities in the world has broken it down for us in the simplest …

Exercise

This 3-part plank series from Jennifer Garner’s trainer fires up your abs from every angle

When you do even a simple, standard plank, you <i>know</i> a case of sore abs is in your near future. But when you decide to let Jennifer Garner‘s trainer …

Workouts

How to Get Ripped in 90 Days

Getting ripped in 90 days or less is possible if you follow the right diet and exercise plan. Eating the right foods at the right time is paramount …

Nutrition

These 15 Weightlifting Workouts Are Exactly What You Need to Shed Fat and Get Strong

Weightlifting on the regular burns fat, speeds up your metabolism, and gets you super strong. It almost sounds too good to be true, but it's not! All you have to do is put in the hard work. We rounded up some of our favorite weightlifting workouts, and whether you're a beginner or an expert, …

Workouts

The best wireless security cameras on the market

Do you worry about what’s going on at home when you’re not there? Maybe you worry about intruders breaking in, fret that the dog is chewing up the …

Home Security

I Wake Up at 5 A.M. to Work Out, and These Are 5 Tricks For Making It Effortless

I was forced to become a morning person. Not because I'm a mom or because I work full-time, but because I needed to make exercising regularly happen. My mindset used to be "Oh, I'll work out later," but later got pushed and pushed into never. With work and family responsibilities, the time to work …

Fitness

How to Plank Like a Pro (and Avoid These 6 Mistakes)

Crunches are easily the most common of the abdominal exercises but they are certainly not the most effective way to strengthen your core.<p>Core …

Workouts

How to do sit-ups the right way, according to personal trainers

<b>What you’re doing wrong – and how to fix it.</b><p>s you go about your business in the weight room, have you ever glanced over at a personal trainer during …

Workouts

Avoid these 7 exercises if you’re over 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Working out the same way in your 50s as you did in your 30s sets you up for a world of …

Santa Monica

A professor with 30 years of experience says there's no point in holding the plank for longer than 10 seconds — and says you shouldn't do sit-ups first thing in the morning

The plank is widely considered to be a powerful movement for strengthening the core. There are entire workouts, like the plank challenge, based around holding the exercise for longer each time you do it.<p>But getting the most out of the plank, which involves supporting your weight on your hands, …

Workouts

If You Want Stronger Abs, Do This Bodyweight Workout ASAP

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Bodyweight Exercises<p>Abs Workout<p>If You Want Stronger Abs, Do This Bodyweight Workout ASAP<p>Shares<p>Whatever the season, there's no …

5 insanely good Amazon Prime benefits you probably don’t know about

The perks of your membership go well beyond free shipping, movies and music<p>These benefits are prime.<p>Roughly 90 million people are Amazon Prime …

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Muscle

Sea Of Thieves Headlines Xbox One Game Pass March Lineup

March is right around the corner, and with it comes a new selection of titles for Xbox Game Pass. Microsoft is expanding its game subscription service with eight more games next month, including Rare's highly anticipated pirate adventure, Sea of Thieves.<p>The open-world pirate game makes its Xbox One …

Sea of Thieves

See the 'Jumanji' reboot early, if you have Amazon Prime

US Prime subscribers get the first look at "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" more than a week ahead of everybody else.<p>Welcome to the jungle, Amazon Prime customers: if you're signed up to the subscription service you can be first to see the new "Jumanji" movie.<p>"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" stars …

Animation

Researchers discover aluminum foil actually does improve your wireless speed

Researchers at Dartmouth University have found that a 3D printed shape covered in aluminum foil can improve wireless range and increase Wi-Fi security. The project, which appeared on Eurekalert, involves placing a reflector on and around a Wi-Fi router’s antennae to shape the beam, increasing range …

Wi-Fi

Lifting 3 Days a Week Is Best

Make More Gains. Go to the Gym Less Often.<p>A Better Way to Lift Weights<p>One of the most fundamental decisions every lifter needs to make is how often …

Forget the 9 to 5 — research suggests there's a case for the 3-hour workday

Over the course of an eight-hour workday, the average employee works for about three hours — two hours and 53 minutes, to be more precise.<p>The rest of the time, according to a 2016 survey of 1,989 UK office workers, people spend on a combination of reading the news, browsing social media, eating …

Time Management

Epic Accidentally Allows Xbox And PS4 Cross-Play In Fortnite, Disables It [UPDATE]

Oops, it looks like for a brief few hours PS4 and Xbox One cross-play was available in <i>Fortnite</i>. Now, <i>Fortnite</i> developer Epic Games says that feature …

Why the Internet is Going Crazy Over This Mattress

Casper is only three years old and has already developed a cult following — notorious for disrupting the $14 billion mattress industry and completely …

Researchers Developed a New Device Capable of Fixing Damaged Tissue with Just One Press

Just a Single Touch<p>Science fiction has often featured technology that’s capable of healing wounds and injuries almost instantly. Such devices could …

How to use your Amazon Echo as a personal fitness trainer

Amazon's Alexa speakers can help you get a good workout. Here's how.<p>Amazon's voice control speakers are full of handy tips and tricks to help get you in shape. Not only that, but you'll find a variety of heart-pumping guided workouts hidden among the thousands of available Alexa skills. So, go …

Smart Homes

New frontier in cancer care: Turning blood into living drugs

SEATTLE (AP) — Ken Shefveland's body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They …

Immunotherapy

The complete list of Alexa commands so far

Here are all the things you can ask Alexa to do. (Dad jokes included.)<p>Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, is infiltrating your home, your beach trips and even your ride to work. Now that there are many ways to interact with Alexa -- with the Tap, Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Look, Echo Show, Dash Wand and the …

Smart Homes

Powerful automation hacks for Android using Tasker, IFTTT, QPython

One of the coolest things about Android is undoubtedly just how much it lets you do without needing to root your device or otherwise modify it. Out of the box an Android phone is yours to customize, tweak and hack to your heart’s desires. If you want to use it as-is then you can, but if you’re more …

Apps

Review: Nerf N-Strike Elite Terrascout Remote Control Drone Blaster

What's the best way to elevate a family holiday gathering? Tactical warfare!<p>Nerf's latest rolling drone should win a few battles. The Nerf N-Strike …

The 10-Minute Workout You Should Be Doing Now If You’re Hitting The Slopes This Season

Ski and snowboard season might seem far away, but getting ready to hit the slopes begins before the lifts open can help you perform your best and …