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A Full-Body Strengthening Workout That Doesn't Require a Single Weight

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Get Ready to Work Your Abs and Fire Up Your Core

Let's talk about your core for a moment: it likely needs to be stronger. You need a strong core for just about every activity, from running to dancing, from yoga to heavy lifting. This simple workout is a great way to start building strength — it's great for beginners, too. And let's review: your …

Women's Intuition: It's a Real Thing. Ask a Neuroscientist

Author John Gray wrote in the ’90s that if men are from Mars, women are from Venus. But differences in communication styles — for example, men often …

The Brain

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your …

The Brain

Best Fitness Videos

Tone Your Entire Body With This Cardio and Strength Pilates Workout

Tone every inch of your body with this full-body cardio Pilates workout with Lisa Corsello, founder and owner of Burn Pilates. Just grab a light and medium set of hand weights, and get ready to work! If you only have half an hour, check out this 30-minute Burn Pilates workout.

Benjamin Franklin Was America's First Political Leaker

As leak accusations rock the White House, Anthony Scaramucci and Donald Trump should know that American politics' first major leak came at a …

5 things a trainer wishes you knew about getting abs

Aside from getting stronger, fitter and healthier, a lot of people have aesthetic goals too when they hit the gym - like getting ripped abs.<p>But there's a lot of BS floating around on the internet about how to actually 'get' abs by working out - so Shannon Jewell, personal trainer, fitness expert …

Happiness

16 skills that are hard to learn but will pay off forever

That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>To ascertain which talents are worth the investment, one Quora reader posed the question: "What are the hardest and most useful skills to learn?"<p>We've highlighted our favorite takeaways, as well as a few other skills we …

Self-improvement

20 genius uses for salt: Clean your appliances, remove stains and more

Keep your stove clean<p>Clean pans<p>Freshen your cutting board<p>​Stop suds<p>Clear a drain<p>De-scum a vase<p>​Clean your coffee maker<p>​Polish metal<p>​Keep safe<p>​Test an egg<p>​Prevent splatter when frying<p>​Make natural fibers look new and last<p>Free your windows from frost<p>​Fix a grease stain<p>​Clean your iron<p>Soak up nail …

5 Reasons Why I Added Eccentric Training to My Workout Routine—And You Should Too

I love lifting heavy. I live for workouts when I realize that, yes, I'm ready to go up in weight. It makes me feel so strong and accomplished.<p>But …

Kimmy Schmidt

This 11-Minute Foam Roller Workout Is One You'll Actually Want to Do

It's no secret that we love foam rollers over here. Not only are they <i>ahh</i>-mazing at relieving tight muscles, but you can also use them as part of your …

How the Internet of Things Will Change Consumer-Product Relationships

Feature: Page (1) of 1 - 03/30/17<p>By Tim Scargill<p>From fitness trackers to thermostats, bike locks and even socks, more and more of our products are …

5 Things You Should Do Before a Workout to Maximise Results

Exercise: Whether you love it or hate it, we can all agree that if you're going to do it, it should be as beneficial and effective as possible. It …

Wellness

6 Tools Everyone Should Have To Ease Aches And Boost Flexibility, Besides A Foam Roller

Limited range of motion can impact your daily life and put you at risk for injuries. And it's not just athletes who need to worry about staying mobile and loose—desk-bound workers know all too well the aches and pains of tight muscles and pinched joints. "Everyone should know how to move their …

Trainers Everywhere Love This Ab Move For a Tight Waist

We love going to all sorts of workouts, from barre to boot camps, Pilates to dance cardio, and everything in between. But lately we've been noticing a common thread in ab day across all our classes — the hip dip.<p>The elbow plank hip dip is a waist-whittling, ab-sculpting move that trainers LOVE to …

Fitness

If You Haven’t Strength-Trained In A While (Or Ever), Here Are The 6 Best Moves To Get Started

There are few places more intimidating than the weight room. Gym enthusiasts seem to know exactly where to go and what to do, while the rest of us wander around, eventually landing on "quick start" on the treadmill because at least that we can figure out. Even though we know the benefits of …

Why Keeping a Daily Journal Could Change Your Life

<i>“The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as</i> …

Make every aspect of your life better by sending 5 simple emails

You can make strides in 5 fundamental areas by just sending 5 emails.<p>1. Happiness<p>Every morning send a friend, family member or co-worker an email to say thanks for something.<p>Might sound silly but it's actually excellent advice on how to make your life better.<p>There's tons and tons and tons of …

Loneliness

How to Drive Product Growth With Behavioral Personas

Retention is the key to building a great business.<p>When your core product experience brings your users back time and time again, you gain some …

Analytics

Yes, it’s possible to make $400,000 a year as a yoga teacher—here’s how

Most full-time yoga teachers know the struggle of trying to earn a living while doing what they love—it’s not all rainbows and tropical-island …

You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups LifeThe post You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years appeared …

Motivation

Warren Buffett's 10 Best Pieces of Advice Ever

Warren Buffett is arguably the best-known, most respected investor of all time. Buffett is also known for his folksy charm, and his memorable quotes …

Cardio Workouts for People Who Hate Cardio

When it comes to cardio, most people, even avid runners, have at least a love-hate relationship with that side of the fitness spectrum. We totally …

Choosing and Using Resistance Bands

When it comes to strength training, most of us are very familiar with the usual types of equipment. There are free weights like dumbbells and …

Smartwatches

Why your weight loss plateaus, and how to fight it

Anyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task can be.<p>It seems like it should be simple: Just exercise to burn more calories and reduce your calorie intake.<p>But many studies have shown that this simple strategy doesn't work very well for the vast majority of …

Fitness

Tip: Stretch This Muscle and Feel Awesome

Sit a lot at work? Then your glutes and core are going to get weak. Here's an exercise to fix that.<p>Chronic sitting keeps you from using your glutes …

Exercise

8 of the best free workouts on YouTube

Who says you need an expensive gym membership to get fit?<p>If you're looking to get fit, but the cost of a gym membership is putting you off and you …

Yoga

When Yoga Meets CrossFit, It’s More Burn, Less Om

As a model working in South Africa in the early 2000s, Tracie Wright Vlaun started doing yoga along with her fitness regimen to help her deal with …

Yoga

16 Nasty Exercises You've Never Tried

New Ways to Hit Every Muscle In Your Body<p>Ask any training expert how to get big and strong and he'll tell you about progression and consistency. But …

Bodyweight Exercise