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For maximum recharge, take a Wednesday off

Thinking about taking a “summer Friday” to go to the beach, take a hike, or just sprawl on the couch reading and drinking iced coffee? Do it on a Wednesday instead.<p>If Monday through Friday is your normal work schedule, you’ll feel more relaxed and refreshed after a mid-week break than you will …

Nobel Prize

15 Stretches You Should Do Every Day

Stretching is a vital part of your fitness routine.<p>You know that moment when you just <i>need</i> to stretch—maybe it’s before getting out of bed in the …

Yoga

This 20-Minute Weighted Tabata Workout Crushes Any Treadmill Sesh

Sculpt while you sizzle fat.<p><i>Nikki Metzger is</i> Women's Health<i>'s 2015 Next Fitness Star winner and the creator of the heart-pumping, cal-torching method you'll find in her Ignite routine.</i><p>You already know that a regular old bodyweight Tabata workout can crush calories like no other. But adding …

Intense Upper Body Pyramid Workout

This upper workout following workout offers an intense upper body challenge by using the pyramid method of training: Increasing your weight and …

This Is Bob Harper's 5-Minute Fat-Burning Workout

<b>Fire up your muscles from head to toe.</b><p><i>By SELF Staffers</i>, SELF<p>This do-anywhere workout takes only five minutes -- so you can knock it out on a busy day or before a party. Here's what you need to know:<p><b>YOUR TRAINER:</b> Bob Harper, celebrity trainer and host of the T<i>he Biggest Loser</i>, which starts in …

Workouts

The best two-dumbbell workout

Build the Ultimate Home Gym

Make sure it's stocked with these 10 must-have muscle tools<p>You just can't beat the perks of a home gym: parking's a snap, there's never a crowd, and it always plays music you like. Plus, the towel service is excellent, and you can grunt all you want. But how does the cost compare with that of a …

5 Surprising Foods Doctors Swear By

Follow the lead of top nutrition experts with this roundup of the five foods doctors swear by, inspired by my new book of healthy food swaps, <i>Eat It to Beat It</i>:<p><b>1. Greek yogurt</b><p><i>Gerard Mullin, M.D., director of the Johns Hopkins Integrative GI Nutrition Services and author of "The Inside Tract: Your</i> …

Nutrition

The $250 MOD-t delivers simplicity and beauty in a 3D printer

Affordable desktop 3D printing is imminent, and today another option began its crowdfunding campaign. The folks at New Matter are looking to simplify the process so that anyone can output the items they desire, and to do so they've built the MOD-t. Aside from the clear enclosure for easy viewing …