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10 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Hit the Gym After Work

<b>Eat Breakfast</b><br>Setting yourself up for workout success starts within an hour of waking up, says dietitian Wendy Bazilian, co-author of <i>The Super Foods Rx Diet: Lose Weight with the Power of SuperNutrients</i> and an American College of Sports Medicine-certified health and fitness specialist. Even though …

Tests reveal Quran manuscript is among oldest in the world, says UK university

<b>London (CNN) —</b> For years, the two parchment leaves covered in an elegant early form of Arabic script were misbound with leaves of a similar Quran manuscript dating from the late seventh century.<p>Now, with the help of radiocarbon analysis, the two fragments have been shown to be decades older -- …

Archaeology

Upper-Body Circuit Workout

No upper-body muscle will be left untrained during this circuit workout from B.J. Gaddour, C.S.C.S., <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director.<p>“You’ll move between various pushing and pulling patterns for complete development of your arms, shoulders, chest, and back,” Gaddour says. “And you’ll finish with some …

Greek Financial Crisis Isn't Slowing Down Luxury Travelers

Greeks may be fleeing their crisis- ridden country in droves, but it is still a favorite destination for luxury tourists.<p>Greece accounted for 20 …

Tourism

5 Things to Remember When You Wing Your Workout

That’s why STACK reached out to our strength and conditioning experts to put together some simple guidelines you should keep in mind whenever you wing a workout. They will allow your workout to be safe and effective, but still give you the freedom to pick and choose your own exercises. The next …

To Hold Women Back, Keep Treating Them Like Men

Are men and women different? While almost every executive I have ever met, anywhere in the world, says yes, most diversity policies are designed as if the answer were no.<p>Last week, the Global Head of Diversity of a leading professional services firm told me that she “didn’t want to be treated …

3 Bad Habits That Get in the Way of Your Happiness | Inc.com

Want to be happy?<p>Happiness, to some extent, is a choice and not a condition. We decide what we do and the outlook we have on the world every single day. If something actively makes us unhappy, we have the self-control to break our detrimental habits and replace them with things that make us feel …

Happiness

5 Top Places to Visit in Croatia

Croatia

10 Ways To Get Yourself Mugged While Backpacking

Morgan Stanley thinks this could be the worst oil crash in 45 years

Though they have been making these parallels for six months, analysts are now saying that the current crash could fare even worse.<p>"On current trajectory, this downturn could become worse than 1986," Morgan Stanley's Martijn Rats wrote in a note to clients on Tuesday.<p>"We have been expecting the …

20 stunning tennis courts to play in your lifetime

We found the most beautiful tennis courts in the world that are open to the public.<p>Every tennis player should add these 20 courts to their bucket list.

The Calorie-Killing Cardio Countdown Challenge

“You’re cramming a ton of work into a short amount of time with minimal rest, which increases the intensity,” says Gaddour, who demos the workout in the video above. And he’s not kidding. By the time you’re finished, you’ll have completed 110 fast-paced reps of each exercise or 220 reps total. 

A …

Britain's 20 most beautiful hidden beaches

Stretching for thousands of miles, with uninhabited islands and unseen inlets, our coast is the greatest tract of untouched wilderness left in Britain today. This is a Narnia where untouched sands lie as fresh as snow, sea caves beckon you to enter and vast stretches of marram grass dunes hide …

Business Competition Has Not Gotten Fiercer

It’s become part of the conventional wisdom. The internet and globalization have combined to render almost every company vulnerable to greater competition than ever. Barriers to entry are withering, innovations are easily copied, and disruption is everywhere. To take an extreme example, Rita …

The incredibly humble way Pinterest celebrated its first million pins

He joined the startup as its founding engineer way back in January 2010, before the site launched in beta that March.<p>He fondly remembers holing up in an apartment with cofounders Ben Silbermann and Evan Sharp, hustling away on idea initially described to him as a new way to let people collect stuff …

Ben Silbermann

How to destroy the future | Noam Chomsky

What is the future likely to bring? A reasonable stance might be to try to look at the human species from the outside. So imagine that you're an …