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How non-English speakers are taught this crazy English grammar rule you know but have never heard of

English grammar, beloved by sticklers, is also feared by non-native speakers. Many of its idiosyncrasies can turn into traps even for the most confident users.<p>But some of the most binding rules in English are things that native speakers know but don’t know they know, even though they use them every …

The Polar M430 is an Olympic coach for your wrist

Polar's new M430 running watch comes with a heart-rate monitor and pairs with an app for smart coaching.<p>Polar, the Finnish company known for its heart-rate monitors and running watches, has a new running watch, the M430. The Polar M430 replaces the company's M400 running watch, which places it …

17 Ways You're Stretching Wrong

The best-feeling part of your workout could be ruining all your hard work.<p>Ask five trainers at your gym, and you can bank on five different answers about how and when to stretch. That's because there's a ridiculous amount of conflicting science on proper stretching techniques — and most people were …

Science Says People Who Love Spicy Foods Live Longer

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

This Video Explains All the Ways You're Sleeping Wrong

Most of us are pretty terrible at sleeping. Whether it’s hitting the snooze button too much or using screens before bed, you’re probably doing …

Read This, and You’ll Never Want to Skip the Bodyweight Lunge Again

Here's how to turn the simple forward lunge into a grueling 10-minute conditioning workout<p>It’s tough to get excited about a bodyweight lunge. We all know you can use it within a regular workout to build single-leg strength, explosiveness, and stability. “But you can also use it at the end of your …

4 Ways to Become a Pullup Powerhouse

Every man should be able to perform 5 reps of the pullup. Here’s how to get there<p>The pullup is one of the best training movements you can do. It’s unparalleled for building grip, upper-body, and core strength, and should be a staple in your routine.<p>Your goal: five pullups with perfect form. That’s …

Stabilising your “foot core”

We've all heard lots (perhaps too much) about the importance of core stability, provided by the network of muscles around the hips, pelvis and back. …

Is It Harmful To Heel Strike When Running? | Competitor.com

Even though 95 percent of runners instinctively strike the ground with their heels, there is a growing trend among running experts to have lifelong …

The Insanely Tough 10-Pound Dumbbell Workout

Who says iron has to be heavy to get a good workout?<p><i>Men's Health</i> fitness advisor BJ Gaddour can overhead press 100-pound dumbbells and make it look easy. But that doesn't mean he won't use light weights too.<p>"Ten-pound dumbbells can challenge your muscles and cardiovascular system in ways that heavy …

Should You Do the Overhead Press?

Tony Gentilcore, C.S.C.S.

The Ultimate Breakfast Smoothie

It has everything you need for an incredibly nutritious meal<p>This blueberry breakfast smoothie may be the definition of a perfectly balanced breakfast. Created by <i>Men’s Health</i> Nutrition Adviser Michael Roussell, Ph.D., it has a healthy 42-gram dose of protein—which will help you feel fuller the rest …

The School of Strength

Week In Review June 06 2014

You may not be able to spend all day scrolling through your Facebook and Twitter feeds. If you are, you probably should be doing some work. But …

Get Strong Fast: The Kettlebell Workout | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jim Smith, CSCS.</i><p>You are a busy man.<p>You’re swamped at work, you’re swamped at home with the kids and you …

Kettlebell Exercise Routine | The Art of Manliness

<i>This post is brought to you by Onnit. Check out Onnit’s line of supplements and fitness gear including the Onnit Primalbell, a 36-pound kettlebell in</i> …

Possibly The Single Best Way To Improve Your Productivity

High productivity at work doesn’t have to be complicated.<p>You don’t need to attend all day courses teaching elaborate systems or spend months reading time management books.<p>In my many years of experience mentoring executives and entrepreneurs, I’ve found doing just one simple thing can dramatically …

Full Body Fat-Burning Kettlebell Workout - Daily Workout

All the really ripped guys in your gym use kettlebells, so naturally you want to use them too. However, you don’t know exactly what to do with it. To …

Exercise

The 4-Week Kettlebell Shred Workout Program

Kettlebell training has plenty of benefits—namely strength gains, performance increases, and fat loss.<p>“Kettlebells have perfect ergonomics for key …

Workouts

The 5-Move Kettlebell Workout for Muscle-Building and Fat-Loss

Take your conditioning to the next level with the single workout that does double duty. This five-move routine will build muscle in both the upper …

Weekend One-Up: Kettlebell Squats, Thrusters, and Swings

Are you a weekend warrior looking for a challenge? You’ve come to the right place. It’s time to test your abilities—and your mettle. Each week our …

Workouts

10 ways to burn fat and keep it off for good

It’s one thing to train and diet hard to get lean. It’s another to keep the weight off long term.<p>Here are 10 tips to help you lose your gut fast—and …

The best total body cardio workout

The Perfect Kettlebell Swing

Why lift using a kettlebell? Exercises performed with kettlebells are a great way to shock your muscles into growth while improving power and …

This is a better predictor of your success than IQ or EQ

An unsettling classroom experience near the start of his second year in the Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA Program caused a personal crisis for Shirzad Chamine and led him to the work he’s doing more than a quarter century later. The 1987 class was Interpersonal Dynamics, nicknamed …

How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …

How to get important people to respond to your emails

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Adam Grant here.</i><p>Two years ago, I made a commitment to do something that made me profoundly uncomfortable. I had just finished writing my first book, and I promised my publisher that I would reach out to bestselling authors and senior leaders, …

5 Strategies That Will Turn Your Employees Into Leaders

My boss once told me that managers should always have an exit strategy. Because if (fingers crossed) you receive a promotion or new position, you’ll need to have a plan in place for your departure—including a solid suggestion for someone to fill your role. And that means you need to be preparing …

How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge

For all of the books (thousands) written on leadership, individuals (millions) who have participated in leadership seminars and dollars (billions) invested in leadership development, too many leadership experts still fail to distinguish between the practice of leadership and the exercise of …