Richard meehan

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Tip: 2 Ways to Get a Skin-Splitting Pump

A muscular pump helps build muscle (and it looks awesome of course). Here are two ways to get the best pump of your life.

Exercise

Every book Barack Obama has recommended during his presidency

Whether he’s reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, President Barack Obama may as well be known as the Commander in Books.<p>POTUS is an avid reader and recently spoke to the <i>New York Times</i> about the significant, …

Books

Damn, We Wish We’d Written These 11 Stories

Every year, Bloomberg News publishes a “Jealousy List” — the stories Bloomberg staffers wish they had published. It’s a delightful and endearing …

Five of the World’s Most Beautiful CrossFit Gyms

With over 13000 affiliates, CrossFit boxes come in all shapes and sizes and you can find them all over the world. This blog post is going to look at …

Exercise

Books to buy for your smart friend

Fill their holiday season with reading material.<p>Need a last-minute gift for your favorite smartypants? These science and sci-fi books should do the trick.

Books

The Art & Science of Timing Your Carb Intake | Poliquin Article

You’ve probably heard of the benefits of carbohydrate cycling and wondered if it’s a good choice for you. In fact, timing your carb intake is one of …

Fitness

5 Books That Will Change Your Life

Do you wish you could be more satisfied with life?<p>When Warren Buffett was asked what the secret was to his wealth, he revealed that he read everyday, …

I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The good thing about getting to read a lot of books for work is that I'm constantly challenged to rethink my conceptions of happiness, productivity, and success.<p>The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year …

Success

4 Politically Correct Fitness Lies

Let's cut the crap and talk about how touchy-feely fitness advice actually works the opposite of how people expect. Consider this your trigger …

Exercise

The 5 Dumbest Muscle Myths | T Nation

Here's what you need to know...<p>Soreness isn't a sign of an effective workout. Those who lift heavy regularly don't experience debilitating DOMS as …

Exercise

You Aren't as Fragile as You Think

There’s an epidemic of articles out there crowing about the “5 Exercises You Should Never Do,” or warning you about the “10 Most Dangerous …

Workouts

3 Things CrossFit Teaches You

The intangibles to be learned from CrossFit are far greater than the physical rewards (though those are awesome, too). Tammy Luksich highlights three.

CrossFit

How to Improve Your Double Unders

Page: 1Next »<p>Every CrossFitter has a goat (or two) – could double-unders be yours? The answer is “yes” if your heart jumps into your throat whenever …

CrossFit

Understanding Your CNS & Recovery Needs

Training more for more's sake is not what leads to gains, says Coach Rick Scarpulla. Understand your individual needs for recovery; your CNS will …

Exercise

20 Great Literature Quotes About Reading

Here are 20 great literature quotes about reading.<br>[Gathered by Regina Kenney]<p><b>“Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be</b> …

A Year of Books: 23 Book Recommendations from Mark Zuckerberg

In 2015, Mark Zuckerberg did something slightly unusual for a CEO of a major technology company: He started a book club!In that year, Zuckerberg …

Non-fiction

The Greatest Science Books of 2016

From the sound of spacetime to time travel to the microbiome, by way of polar bears, dogs, and trees.<p>I have long believed that E.B. White’s abiding wisdom on children’s books — <i>“Anyone who writes down to children is simply wasting his time. You have to write up, not down.”</i> — is equally true of …

Culture

The 20 best books of the year, according to readers

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>A good book is like a good friend.<p>Book recommendation sharing website Goodreads just released its 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards, the only …

Books

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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

<b>New York Times Bestseller</b><p>In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be …

27 Books These Successful Executives Say Inspired Them the Most

Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, these inspiring titles are worth your attention.<p>Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect companion, relaxation aid or source of inspiration. Check out these quotes from more than two dozen …

Startups

The best way to multitask? Focus on one priority at a time

You are juggling multiple responsibilities at work, all with rapidly approaching deadlines. Meanwhile, your personal obligations are piling up. You are beginning to feel the pressure of it all. If this sounds the least bit familiar to you, just know that you are not alone. The mantra at many …

Productivity

These are 11 books you should read to help your blood pressure go down

This election has been rough. It’s undeniable. But one thing that remains safe and warm and life-giving is a good book. Studies have shown that …

17 Historical Fiction Books About World War I

If you’re a fan of historical fiction, check out this list of World War I books that portray an unflinching narrative of life during the Great War. …

Military History

How To Not Lose Muscle When Cutting

Have you ever lost muscle when trying to cut fat? I’m sure you have. Me too – years ago before I knew what I was doing. Despite what some would have …

Healthy Eating

6 Habits That Will Turn You Into One of the Most Mentally Tough People on the Planet

Learn from the best.<p>Who are the most mentally tough people on the planet? Well, that's subjective--but one group without question would have to be Navy SEALs.<p>This incredible article breaks down what SEALs do to cultivate such mental strength and fortitude. But I figured I would add my own …

Self-improvement

The 7 Best Motivational Books of 2016

While 2016 was a difficult year politically, it was a great year for motivational books.<p>During this month and next, I'm revealing my picks for the best business books of the year, first by category and finally (on December 16) the very best of the best.<p>This post contains the top seven books of the …

Motivation

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time

Robert McCrum launches the Observer’s definitive 100 works of nonfiction – key texts in English that have shaped our literary culture and made us who we are<p>What should make the list? Have your say here The 100 best novels written in English: the full list<p>Another book list? Yes and no. When we …

Strength Training is Learning from Tail Events

Nassim Nicholas Taleb<p>I was honored to be asked by Mark Rippetoe to write the foreword of [book]. But the reader may ask the following: What does …

Exercise