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Life-Changing Career Advice From LinkedIn's Billionaire Founder Reid Hoffman

In December 2002, Reid Hoffman launched a professional networking site that would become a $20 billion-plus company, called LinkedIn.<p>Hoffman reveals the career wisdom that helped lead him to that success in a book called "The Start-Up of You." Those ideas have been visualized in the following …

21-Day Plan For Radical Self-Improvement [PRINT-FRIENDLY]

Take Our 21-Day Program For Radical Self-Improvement

#BIBetter is a 21-day self-improvement program designed for the busy professional, featuring a few habits that will make a big difference and a bunch of tasks that most of us have been putting off for too long.<p>We recommend participating with at least one other person, so you have more fun and keep …

6 Highly Influential People Share Their Favorite Books

Below are some of the answers from people like Tony Robbins that might catch your attention. Thanks to this list, I just got a lot of my Christmas shopping done.<p><b>Before we get to that though, let's recap the books that Tim has recommended:</b><p>"What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars"<br>• "The Obstacle Is the …

This Is The Quickest And Easiest Way To Uphold Your 'Workout More' Resolution

Originally envisioned by a personal trainer and an exercise physiologist, the 7-minute workout app builds on new research suggesting that short spurts of intense exercise can provide long lasting benefits comparable to longer, more grueling regimens.<p>Anyone can use the app — all it takes is a …

Here's Why A Quarter Of The World's Best-Performing CEOs Studied Engineering

Amazon head Jeff Bezos topped the list.<p>As we've mentioned before, the exec has grown his company's value to $140 billion in the 20 years the company has been around, and in that time Amazon has brought in a massive 15,189% on industry-adjusted shareholder returns.<p>But what's also compelling about …

12 Tips For Getting The Salary You Want

But it isn't.<p>"A job interview can be stressful, especially when it comes time to talk about money," says etiquette expert and author Jacqueline Whitmore. "However, you <i>can</i> get what you want and deserve — most job seekers just aren't sure when and how to ask for it."<p>To master the delicate dance that …

Americans Can't Stop Working, And It's Becoming A Problem

Need more proof that Americans work too hard?<p>A new study finds that last year, the average US worker took just 16 days of paid time off, down from the 20.3 days workers were taking off, on average, between 1976 and 2000.<p>The study was conducted by Oxford Economics and paid for by the US Travel …

12 Books That Jeff Bezos Thinks Everyone Should Read

Brad Stone details as much in "The Everything Store," his book about Amazon.<p>"Books have nurtured Amazon since its creation and shaped its culture and strategy," Stone writes. "Here are a dozen books widely read by executives and employees that are integral to understanding the company."<p>We've listed …

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What 33 Successful Entrepreneurs Learned From Failure

That's why marketing consultant, writer, and speaker Brian Honigman gathered advice from entrepreneurs like Levo League's Caroline Ghosn and Buffer's Leo Widrich. They're still involved in the nitty-gritty of building successful companies, and they have plenty of wisdom to offer from persevering …

13 Apps For Transforming Your Phone Into The Ultimate Toolkit

From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it's going to rain, there's something for every lifestyle.<p>We've collected the best of the best in this unique mix, and we tossed in a few lesser-known surprises to show what modern apps can do.

6 Easy Ways to Instantly Improve Your Strength

Maximize your muscles by changing the way you think about exercise form<p>Clients ask me all the time, “What’s the secret to get stronger?”<p>My snarky inner strength coach wants to respond with, “Lift something heavy and repeat that process forever.” And while there’s some truth in that answer, I know …

Biomechanics

Are You Butchering Your Squat?

Loading up your squat is dangerous unless your form is spot on. Find out if your body-weight squat is up to par first<p>After doing squats with a giant barbell in your hands, squatting sans weight may seem like a cinch. That doesn't mean you can slack on your form, however. "If you perform a …

Workouts

This Simple Move Will Boost Your Deadlift and Squat

If you want to lift more weight in every workout, make this exercise part of your routine<p>You're probably tempted to skip your warmup, but the supine march and press is one move you shouldn't pass over before a heavy lifting session.<p>"The simple exercise prepares your body for big lifts—like the …

The 5 Secrets of Effective Body-Weight Training

You don't have to lift weights to get fit. Just push yourself. Discover five ways to turn your body into the most effective muscle-building tool on the planet<p>Warning: your whole concept of strength training is about to change. How can we be so sure? Because for years, fitness insiders have told men …

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Find Out if You Have a Strength Imbalance

Sculpt muscle and boost total-body mobility and coordination—one limb at a time<p>Think of these two body-weight exercises as performance audits. "Being able to do both the offset pushup and the single-leg squat with perfect form proves that you're strong and athletic," says Craig Ballantyne, C.T.T., …

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The Ultimate Guide to the Pushup

Get more on the floor with this awesome video tutorial<p>Whether you can't do any pushups or you can do dozens, <i>Men's Health</i> expert BJ Gaddour—author of <i>Your Body Is Your Barbell</i>—will show you how to take your training to the next level. You'll even see how to progress to a single-arm pushup, which may …

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Q: How can I improve my hoops vertical?

Soar above your opponents by adding this quick superset to your routine<p>We all know LeBron James is gifted with gargantuan hops. But just because you’ve never thrown down in a game of pick-up basketball—or even touched the rim—doesn’t mean it’s too late.<p>Working out with just a few moves, provided by …

Visual Workout: Five-Minute Plank to Abs of Steel

The abdominal muscle group is the strongest muscle group in the body, and it influences every physical activity you can imagine. From sitting in a chair and walking in the park to running and throwing a ball, all are influenced by the ability of the strength, speed and coordination generated to be …

3 Exercises You Should Do Every Day

These three moves will help you look better and feel better<p>There are some exercises that you just can’t get enough of. Three such examples: wall slides, thoracic rotations, and single-leg hip raises.<p>Unusual names, yes. But while you may not be familiar with these moves, chances are, you should be …

Pain

Q: How can I build the upper body of a UFC fighter?

This three-move, sweat-inducing workout will help you get chiseled in no time<p>So you want a chiselded physique like Jon Jones or Chris Weidman? Try this workout by Nick Tumminello, C.P.T., of Performance University. Set a timer for 3 minutes. Do 2 chinups, 4 shoulder presses per arm, and 6 gorilla …

Workouts

The Move That Builds Stronger Shoulders

Score a bigger, better-performing set of shoulders with this pressing exercise<p>The overhead press will give you boulder shoulders. But if you're looking for a fun, effective variation of the move, try the single-arm landmine press. Pressing the weight on an angle recruits the often-neglected muscles …

Muscle

Pump Up Your Upper Body

Build strength and muscle fast with this 5-minute dumbbell drop set<p>You don't have to wish for more hours in the day to work out. Instead, start building more muscle in the time you have. "Drop sets tap into your fast-twitch <i>and</i> slow-twitch muscle fibers, boosting strength and muscle fast," says BJ …

Men's Health

The Arms and Abs Attack!

Hit your beach muscles over and over again with this two-move challenge<p>We're only a few weeks into spring, but summer is right around the corner. Are you ready to go shirtless? Put your arms and abs to the test with this spider pushup and V-Up challenge from Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <b>The</b> …

Workouts

Maximize Your Lower-Body Strength

Tap into your full potential with these two single-leg moves<p>You can hold your own at the squat rack, but do you want to dominate it? For maximum gains in lower-body strength, you need to concentrate on two key aspects of fitness:<p>1. Stability: The ability for a joint to resist movement from an …

Workouts

Stronger Grip, Stronger Lifts

Is your grip strength helping you or hurting you in the weight room? Find out with this pinch-grip farmer's carry challenge<p>Most men only care about their grip during a handshake. Turns out, they should be focusing on it during workouts, too. "If you've neglected your grip, you could be holding …

Men's Health

Build 3D Muscle

Want eye-popping, jaw-dropping muscle? Then add this strength move to your weekly routine<p>If you're sick of disappearing when you turn sideways, focus on your glutes and lats. They're some of your body's biggest muscle groups, and the straightest path to a three-dimensional physique. And no exercise …

Muscle

The Move That Makes Your Belly Disappear

Carve a V-shaped torso with this two-in-one, back-blasting exercise<p>Building your back can make you appear slimmer, even if you haven't lost an inch around your middle. Your largest back muscles—the latissimus dorsi—start on the lower half of your back and attach to the inside of your upper arms, …

Power Up Your Pullup

You've been doing them the same way for years. That's why you never improve. Take a lesson from a Russian strongman, and you'll finally pass our bar exam<p>The ability to pull your body to the bar (repeatedly) proves that you're a man who can truly pull his own weight—not someone who just dabbles in …

Workouts

37 Ways to Turn Your Lower Body into a Machine

Build unparalleled strength with these unilateral leg exercises<p>Pistol squats are extremely tough. In fact, most guys are wobbly disasters when attempting one. But the exercise is the ultimate test of single-leg strength. That's why it's so impressive that BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <i>Men's …

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