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A Personal Trainer Reveals the 6 Most Effective Ways to Quickly (and Safely) Lose Fat

If you're looking to lose weight and/or put on muscle, strength training should become an instrumental part of your workout regimen. Weightlifting is one of the most effective ways to transform and shape your body as excess fat turns into lean muscle. Instead of spending countless hours doing …

Exercise

Get a Summer Shred in 21 Days with Bobby Maximus

Getting your summer abs won't be easy. It will be worth it.<p>So: You want to get ripped in less than a month?<p>It’s a big goal, especially if you're aiming to get in beach-worthy shape for the quickly approaching summer sun. And big goals require big commitments—which is exactly why you need this …

Workouts

How Many Reps Should I Do While Strength Training to Lose Weight?

By adjusting the rep range used in a strength-training workout, it's possible to alter how the muscles respond. For example, by exercising with a …

Data science with Python: Turn your conditional loops to Numpy vectors

Vectorization trick is fairly well-known to data scientists and is used routinely in coding, to speed up the overall data transformation, where …

Data Science

Wanna Lose Those Last 10 Pounds? These 3 Guys Will Show You the Way​ | Men’s Health

LOCATION: Montgomery, AL<br>OCCUPATION: Environmental engineer<br>AGE: 27<br>HEIGHT: 5'11"<br>BEFORE: 218 pounds<br>AFTER: 192 pounds<br>TIME: 7 months<p>"Even though my habits were pretty healthy during the week, I'd go out drinking on the weekends and fall into a destructive trap of staying out late and eating fast food," …

How to stop being too nice and start getting what you want

<b>Are you a nice person? Good for you.</b><p>I bet that you’re universally adored, you get invited to every party, and you’re the person your friends trust to …

5 Combat Rope Moves to Torch Your Metabolism

Hitting the treadmill for yet another steady-state run may be a tried-and-true way to burn a few calories, but it’s about as much fun as watching …

Anarchy Abs Core and Arm Workout​ | Men’s Health

Just grab two kettlebells or dumbbells. “Start with the supinated grips,” White Jr. says, meaning keep your back straight and kettlebells in-hand with your palms facing you.<p>Then, slowly—<i>oh, so slowly</i>—squat down, and do a bicep curl. “You know everybody likes biceps,” says White Jr., and truer words …

This 15-Minute Routine Will Work Your Lower Abs Like Whoa

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Workouts

Materialize.X is using machine learning to disrupt the $300B engineered wood industry

What’s the next $300 billion industry to be disrupted by technology? Wood. Specifically, engineered wood.<p>For background, engineered wood is the technical name for any wood product (like particle board) that is created by bonding wood chips into different shapes using an adhesive. It’s much cheaper …

Machine Learning

A Wikipedia For Data Visualizations Is Here

The Data Viz Project has more than 150 types of visualizations.<p>You have one dataset, and countless ways to visualize it. Bar chart? Tree graph? The dreadful pie chart?<p>Now all your options are in one beautifully designed location: the Data Viz Project, which has more than 150 types of data …

This guy lost 24 kg in just 16 weeks. Here’s how he did it

This guy lost 24 kg in just 16 weeks. Here’s how he did it<p>While you’re still browsing through fitness articles and contemplating how to lose weight …

14 Resistance Band Exercises You Can Do on Vacation

Pack this handy piece of equipment the next time you're headed out of town<p>If you're not using resistance bands in your current training program you are missing out.<p>They come in a variety of lengths, types, and styles to change up your workout program and some add resistance and variation into your …

Workouts

Harness the Power of Machine Learning in Your Browser with Deeplearn.js

Posted by Nikhil Thorat and Daniel Smilkov, Software Engineers, Google Big Picture Team<br>Machine learning (ML) has become an increasingly powerful …

Machine Learning

10 Fitness YouTube Channels That Will Get You Ripped For Free

From boutique boxing gyms to rage yoga, fitness is becoming increasingly niche – and increasingly expensive to match. We all want the celebrity body …

​How This Man Lost 60 Pounds, Dropped to 10% Body Fat, and Finally Found His Six Pack​ | Men’s Health

In about a month and a half, he was down to 9 minutes, so he added in another mile. The new goal? Run 2 miles in 20 minutes. Today, the 45-year-old father of three still runs 2 miles in about 15 minutes nearly every day.<p>But he wasn’t always so dedicated to fitness. In fact, he used to weigh about …

You Probably Won't Survive the Same Workouts Brad Pitt Used to Get Shredded for 'Fight Club'

If you're envious of how much easier it appears to be for Hollywood movie stars to transform their bodies, keep in mind they have access to chefs, …

Python for Data Science and Machine Learning Bootcamp

Become a Data Scientist with Python!<p>Are you ready to start your path to becoming a Data Scientist!<p>This comprehensive course will be your guide to …

This Electrifying Core and Cardio Energizer Will Shred You​ | Men’s Health

This core cardio energizer is an effective fat-loss shock to the system that is perfect for your cardio days or when you're just not feeling up to lifting. You'll feel like a sweaty, accomplished mess once you're done.<p>For more workouts like this one, grab The Anarchy Abs Workout.<p><b>Directions:</b> Perform …

Invest early, go global and aim for exits: VC firm Accel explains its investment strategy

"Venture capital is a boutique business - it's about relationships, emotion and instinct. It's hard to institutionalise," Sonali De Rycker, a partner …

7 React libraries you should know

Much of everything front-end is being built with React. It seems that React isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. One of the most important and promising aspects of React is working with code components. From buttons to scrollers and toolbars, these components are the building blocks of our UI …

Dashboard Design | 20 Beautiful Examples of Dashboards

Share!<p>If you are currently working on a mobile or web application or planning to create one in the future, then this article will definitely come in …

These 4 Second-Round Interview Questions Are What Actually Mattered When I Met With Over 1,000 Candidates | Inc.com

Hiring for culture fit is one of the hardest and most important parts of starting a company. There's no way to avoid this challenge, but you can certainly get a lot better at handling it. In my last piece I offered the 4 interview questions that have helped me hire for culture fit. After giving …

Employment

Designing and Creating Objects in JavaScript

01<p>of 07<p>Introduction<p>Before you read this step-by-step guide you might want to cast your eye over the introduction to object-oriented programming. The …

​​How to Prepare For a Grueling Workout Like a World-Class Soccer Player | Men’s Health

​How to Prepare For a Grueling Workout Like a World-Class Soccer Player<p>We dove in with German soccer club Bayer Leverkusen to find out<p>Stuart Franklin / Getty Images<p>It’s a perilous weekend for Bayer Leverkusen. The German soccer team has a match Saturday afternoon against FC Köln, its neighboring …

​Dad Bod Redefined: Chest and Back Workout | Men’s Health

Yes, you’re a dad, but you don’t need to default into the dad bod—or, at least the soft and shlubby image that term brings to mind. That’s why we’re taking that label and molding it into version 2.0.<p>We’ve partnered with trainer Cory Gregory to bring you a cutting-edge, four-week program with five …

Build a “Serverless” Twilio SMS + Call Forwarding Bot in 7 Minutes using Node.js + StdLib

Since 2009, Twilio has enabled developers to seamlessly build SMS and Voice technology into their apps, handling everything from basic user …

Our large team of engineers use this front end development guide

Front end development has never been so complex and exciting as it is today. New tools, libraries, frameworks, and plugins emerge every other day. …

The 4-week Quick-Switch Conditioning plan: Cutting

This is phase two of the <b>Quick-Switch Cycle</b> by holistic trainer and fitness model Joe Rodonis (@JoeRodonis). Within this phase, you'll be focusing on …

Zac Efron’s Ridiculous ‘Baywatch’ Shoulder Workout

Zac Efron may have been blessed with undeniably good genetics, but make no mistake: The lean physique he showcases in <i>Baywatch</i> has been earned.<p>“I have …