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I'm a Yoga Teacher, and These Are the 15 Poses I Recommend For Weight Loss

Yoga may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you consider shedding fat, getting strong, and losing weight. Even though yoga shouldn't be your <i>only</i> workout if you're trying to change your body and get healthy, it's certainly a great supplemental workout to help you along the way. I've been …

Yoga

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

How setting up 2,000 random coffee meetings among my employees completely changed my company

<i>LinkedIn Influencer Ryan Holmes published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>Is it possible that a few bucks spent on a cup of coffee could change the culture of a whole company?<p>Well, maybe.<p>For the past year, my company has been trying something we call #randomcoffee. Employees from different …

Bulletproof your body: one hour per week to stay injury free

<b>Riding your bike without supplementing the pedal strokes with strength and conditioning training is a sure-fire route to injury. Here’s our crash</b> …

Could You Run Down Your Next Meal?

The producer of a new documentary shares what he learned from re-creating the original "eating out." (Just don't confuse it with fast food)<p>In August of 2010, a dozen men in their 20s and 30s, clad in neon bibs and running shoes, chased the fastest animal in North America across the high plains of …

New Mexico

A Short Guide to Reading and Learning for Investors

I had written a lengthy post in 2015 on the subject of required reading for investors, which also included thoughts from Prof. Sanjay Bakshi and my …

Timeless advice for stock investors

Everyone has different goals and varied time frames for achieving them. A retirement goal would be decades away while a “saving for my wedding” goal …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Do This to Help Them Be Strong, Confident, and Resilient | Inc.com

Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from everyone else. But if you're a parent, a more compelling question may be: "What can I do to make sure my kids succeed in life?" According to researchers, one attribute that certainly helps: …

Self-improvement

This 15-Minute Morning Yoga Routine Wakes You Up Better Than Coffee

Ever wonder how every yoga instructor you meet has more energy than Jess on <i>New Girl</i>, even at a 7 a.m. class? Yeah, coffee (or green tea) may play a …

Yoga

The 20 Best Body-Weight Exercises

You don't need a gym to get a great workout. These 20 exercises recommended by fitness expert and celebrity trainer Amy Dixon will hit every single …

The ultimate at-home arms workout routine

Between weather and work schedules, it's easy to miss a gym session. But even if you can't get to the gym, that doesn't mean you need to miss a …

This 2-Minute Warmup Is Perfect Before Any Workout

4 moves that can help you get the most out of your upcoming run.<p>It’s in nearly every training plan, yet hardly any runners heed the call to get in a proper warmup before a workout.<p>But doing a proper dynamic warmup—even for just a couple minutes before you head out the door—may be just what you need …

Try These Stretches Even if You're Not a Flexible Person

If you’re inflexible, you might feel like there’s no point in trying to stretch. But without stretching, how will you ever get more flexible? A …

Pain

5-Minute Moves to Tone Your Entire Body

Let’s face it: You’re busy. And when you say you don’t have time to get to the gym, I actually believe you. I’m a business owner, a frequent …

No Gym? No Problem! You Can Do These 8 Moves Anywhere.

Whether you’re traveling or tight on time, you can get a quick workout done sans equipment. Not having equipment doesn’t mean you are doomed to miss …

Workouts

The Most Beautiful Train Ride in America Only Costs $97

It starts in Seattle and ends in Los Angeles.<p>Hands down, one of the best (and cheapest) ways to see America's vast beauty is by train. Don't believe us? Then allow us to introduce you to Amtrak's Coast Starlight, which has been called "one of America's most beautiful train rides" since the …

Penang guide: what to do, plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels

This exotic tropical island off the north-west coast of Malaysia is one of the world capitals of street food, with a dazzling array of cuisines from the island’s Chinese, Malay and Indian communities. But after eating my way through everything from Hokkien black noodles, succulent giant prawns …

National Parks

7 Books That Will Change How You See The World

If you’re a human and you have a brain, then you probably like using your brain. And if you like using your brain, then you love having those …

Immune System

How a single bout of exercise instantly protects the heart

A new review of existing studies examines the evidence behind the idea that an acute bout of exercise is able to offer immediate protection for the …

The Brain

6 stretches every runner should do before and after a workout

I never thought I’d be a runner, like, <i>ever</i>. I decided running wasn’t for me after constantly losing my breath in middle and high school gym classes. …

All 49 of Netflix's notable original movies, ranked from worst to best

While the company's first entry into the realm of big-budget films, the Will Smith-led "Bright," has been scorched by critics, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has hailed the fantasy-action thriller as a commercial success that critics are "disconnected" from.<p>On the opposite end of the critical spectrum, …

3 Yoga Breathing Exercises to Remedy Everything From Fatigue to Stress

Breathing may be the most innate, natural thing we do, and yet it is so often overlooked as a part of our general well-being. Our breath has the …

11 Little Ways to Know If You’re Fit

You take breaks hauling groceries and can't touch your toes. But you kill it in cycling class, and the scale number has stayed pretty steady for a …

Rhode Island

To Maintain Muscle and Lose Fat as You Age, Add Weights

Trying to stay trim as you age? Surprisingly, if you’re cutting calories to lose weight, adding weights to your weight loss regimen may be more effective than beginning a walking program, according to a new study that adds to growing evidence that weight training is important for vigorous …

Exercise

The 60-minute morning routine that productivity expert Tim Ferriss swears by

Tim Ferriss, the author of "The 4-Hour Workweek" and "Tribe of Mentors," uses a specific routine to start his day. Following is a full transcript of the video.<p><b>Tim Ferris:</b> The first 60 minutes or so are very clearly defined. And that's the recipe that I use to set up the rest of the day.<p>My name is …

How to Lower Your Blood Pressure

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have released new treatment guidelines that sharply lower the threshold for high blood pressure, also called hypertension. As a result, tens of millions of Americans now qualify for the diagnosis.<p>The new guidelines have raised a …

Diabetes

6 Rules to Determine How Many Miles a Week to Run

Whether you’re planning to run a 5K, 10K, half marathon, or marathon, these rules will keep you fit and safe.<p>I once asked a colleague who has coached many runners to collegiate and Olympic glory what he considered the proper mileage totals to succeed in distances from the 5K to the marathon. …

Are Cryptocurrencies an Asset Class? Yes and No

The answer has nothing to do with correlations, trading volume, market cap, projected returns, governance or regulation.<p>Are cryptocurrencies an asset class? That depends on you. When you choose an investment portfolio, do you want to start with a category for these new currencies along with stocks, …

Cryptocurrency

The Adventurer's Guide to a New Zealand Road Trip

Follow the path of these 12 essential adventures for the perfect expedition.<p>New Zealand's South Island was made for road trips. It has glaciers, fjords, volcanoes, vineyards, <i>Lord of the Rings</i>-style forest, impeccable roads, and very few people sharing it. With only a million inhabitants in a …

New Zealand