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The Results Are In: Social Enterprise Works

We're all aware of income inequality and the need for initiatives to address common societal issues. Yet we don't often hear about whether programs meant to help people really solve the problems at hand, because few steps are taken to actually assess the outcomes, leaving evaluation of the …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

Fitness

The No-Crunch Ab Workout

6 full-body fat-burning exercises that work your abs way better than a crunch or sit-up<p>1 of 7<p>When you hear the words “core workout,” you probably think of the planks and crunches you bust out after spending 30 minutes on the treadmill, or the sit-ups you do during <i>Mad Men</i> commercial breaks.<p>But if …

Workouts

A List of 12 Best Strength Training Exercises for Runners

10-minute strength training routine for runners to build a stronger body that is less prone to injuries.<p>As a runner, you need a strong lower body and …

7 Workouts For Hot Arms

Ready to give everyone arm envy?<p>It’s not like anyone ever <i>liked</i> having arm jiggle, but lately, the dreaded “bingo arm” has become public enemy No. 1: Since 2000, there’s been a <i>major</i> uptick—4,378 percent—in the number of upper arm lift procedures done in the U.S, according to new statistics from the …

Michelle Obama

6 Exercises to Give You Runway-Model Legs

All you need is a pair of tights.<p>Yes, the longest-legged models get those assets from their genes. But certain exercises can tone anyone's leg muscles for a longer, leaner look.<p>Start with the moves below from Rachel Piskin, co-founder of ChaiseFitness in Manhattan. They're demoed by pro model …

Social Enterprise vs. Non-Profits: Is There Really A Difference?

The social sector has seen significant changes in the last two decades; non-profits are not as sexy as their new counterparts, social enterprises. However, Atul Tandon, disagrees. He’s cracked the secret on how to artfully raise funds for a cause. For him, labels of non-profit and for-profit are …

Seven habits that are sabotaging your productivity

You've probably read plenty of posts about what to do to improve your productivity and go about things better. But have you ever stopped to think about what not to do?<p>By being conscious of things to avoid, you'll automatically channel the energy needed to do the things needed.<p>Creating a to-do list …

How To Stop Measuring And Start Managing

When I first started taking business classes a thousand years ago, they were still teaching the old-school definition of management. Back then the conventional wisdom was that managers did five things: planning, forecasting, budgeting, controlling and something else. Who can even remember? I heard …

The Workplace

Big Data Needs More 'Creative Types'

I’ve argued before how the field of data science should be populated with artist-explorers and creative people — “data artists” — who can navigate content and find something others don’t see. I’ll go into more detail here about what I mean by “data artist,” so you know what to look for to solve …

Big Data

A Workout That Burns, Tones, and Keeps Your Body Guessing

Ready to try something new? Think of this as the ultimate exercise mash-up.<p>We're more than halfway through January, which means you might be facing a slow fading of your New Year’s fitness resolutions. Well, it’s time to mash things up! If you’re bored with your current fitness routine or feel your …

Mashups

6 Exercises You're Doing Wrong—and How to Get 'Em Right

Tiny tweaks can add up to major payoff.<p>So you can do squats, pushups, and other classics with your eyes closed. Challenge yourself—and maximize results—with these simple tips from the new <i>Women's Health Little Book of Exercises</i> (published by <i>Women’s Health</i>’s parent company, Rodale).<p><b>Squats</b>Miami …

Women's Health

11 Awesome Productivity Tips That Will Radically Improve Your Life | Inc.com

With the abundance of demands on our time today, it's easy to feel like we're losing control. Even if we've decided what really is important, we still require a few sensible suggestions to assist us in organizing our time more effectively. That is the purpose of these 11 tips for time management …

The Absolute Best Workout to Combat Belly Fat

Stomach pooch, you're going down.<p>Crunches, balance boards, yoga for your core—you could devote your life to exercises that supposedly target your abs, yet still watch your waistline spread. So what’s the smartest approach for targeting this trouble spot? A new study suggests daily weight training. …

Exercise

Why Boxing May Be the Best Way to Break Out of a Fitness Rut This Year—and Where to Train

Turns out, I love to hit. The revelation comes on a sweaty mat in a windowless basement in NoHo, as I pummel my right fist into my partner’s raised pad—and it’s one of the many reasons why I keep coming back to Muay Thai class.<p>Like many women, I first tried the sport because I was looking for a …

Martial Arts

Build Bolder Shoulders

0<p>SHARES<p>To look at her today, you’d never know that Tiffany Lee Gaston was once a sickly 85 pounds, but like many teenage girls, she suffered from an …

6 Trainers' Favorite Workout Moves for Stronger, Flatter Abs

These go-to exercises are seriously challenging—and seriously awesome.<p>Get ready to revamp your abs strengthening routine. We asked six trainers to share their ultimate move for creating a flat and strong core, and they definitely delivered. Check out their go-to exercises—from dead bugs to body …

Women's Health

From Victoria's Secret To Ballet Beautiful: The Best YouTube Workouts To Do At Home

Life<p>by Daniela Morosini | 09 01 2015<p>YouTube<p>The Best YouTube Workouts - No Gym Required!<p>January is more often than not a month when your wallet is …

10 Workout Songs to Further Your Fitness Goals in 2015

Featuring Kanye West, No Doubt, and more of your faves, this playlist has just the right mix of inspiration and energy to take your fitness to the …

Jennifer Lopez

This Core Exercise Is EVERYTHING

Meet the killer move that's missing from your life.<p><i>Join the Women's Health Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Rotating T Extension:</b> If your core routine …

Workouts

Working Out With Supermodel Karlie Kloss: The Toned Legs GIF

If you are one of the 9.3 million viewers who tuned into the Victoria’s Secret Show last month, chances are you couldn’t help wondering <i>exactly</i> how <b>Karlie Kloss</b>—whose 6’1” frame has never looked longer, leaner, or stronger—prepped for the runway.<p>According to the model, fitness has been a way of life …

5-Minute Workout: Tone Your Butt and Thighs

Sweat with us in real time!<p>When you're short on time, it's a great idea to focus on your legs and butt, because that's where about 60 percent of your body's muscle is. This five-minute routine will work your lower half <i>hard</i>.<p>The key to this routine? Efficiency. For each of the five moves, go as hard …

Workouts

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

These six moves will sculpt the abs you’ve always dreamed of<p>You’ve probably heard it before, but you really don’t have to do another crunch. (No, really—don’t. They’re bad for your posture, among a host of other ills.) Instead, use these exercises to firm, flatten, and contour your waistline by …

Workouts

Next Fitness Star Emily Schromm Shows You How to Get a Rock-Hard Body Like Hers

Check out the MTV badass’ ridiculously effective routine.<p><i>Emily Schromm nabbed our second-annual The Next Fitness Star title with her sick moves and infectious energy. Test out her ridiculously effective routine, below, and don't miss out on ordering The Next Fitness Star DVD (sold by</i> Women's</i> …

Workouts

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

If you're the type spending hours at the gym—chest fly, back row, biceps curl, repeat—it's time to reconsider your routine. Find out how to get …

The Exercise Move That Works Your Belly, Butt, and Hips

Trainers, yoga teachers, and pilates instructors love it—and you will too.<p>Even if you don’t know the Bridge by name, we bet you’re familiar with the pose. This resistance move is super popular with fitness trainers as well as yoga and pilates instructors because it’s simple yet strengthens your …

Workouts

5 Cardio Myths You Need to Stop Believing

Get the facts to make the most of your fitness journey.<p>At the end of a rough day, the rhythmic swooshing of the elliptical, whir of a bike, or patter of feet on the belt of a treadmill might sound like music to your ears—for stress relief, cardio is tops. It's also, of course, awesome for your …

Exercise

How to Make a Content Calendar Using Evernote

It’s officially 2014 and we are all full of resolutions and pledges to finally “get it together”. I have been using Evernote for sometime now as a …

This Mix Will Make Your Workout the Ultimate Emotional Experience

A legit excuse to ugly-cry on the StairMaster<p>You can officially stop searching for that one workout song that will push you through your final rep or steepest climb: It's finally arrived. Prepare to be moved, both physically and mentally, by the newest annual "United States of Pop" from DJ …

Sam Smith