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Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? All You Need Are These 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core—without doing situps—using a routine that spares your lower back.<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this—and lots more ended up with back pain.<p>Today, …

Workouts

How to Avoid Chafing in Any Season

Take a stand against chaffage.<p>There's a whole field of informal study about how to avoid chafing. It comes down to two principles: minimize friction and minimize moisture. If thigh chafing haunts you year round—when you work out, when it’s hot, when you wear jeans, when you don't wear jeans, when …

Skin Care

The best abs workout: the only 6 exercises you need to get a six-pack

<b>Want to look like Cristiano Ronaldo this summer? We asked some of the country’s best trainers to share their favorite abs exercises to get there.</b>The …

Workouts

The one exercise that will trim down your thigh fat

True story: it's not squats.<p>How <i>do</i> you lose fat off your thighs? Most people have parts of their body they'd most like to trim down, and thighs are a common one for women (especially in summer, because... chafing.)<p>Because we know it's (sadly) not possible to self-select an area for fat to shed with …

Weight Loss

How to Run Faster Without Ever Touching a Treadmill

You've been running the same route at the same pace long enough. Here is everything you need to know about how to incorporate speed training into your workout.<p>For most people, distance running is a chore they perform begrudgingly—an activity that has earned a permanent spot in their fitness routine …

Marathons

If You Want to Lose Weight, This Fat-Loss Pyramid Shows What's Most Important

Experts used to tell us to do hours of cardio to lose weight, but now fitness trainers agree that cardio isn't necessary, and the hunger caused by strenuous cardio could actually cause weight gain. This is great news if you despise cardio, because the pyramid above designed by NASM-certified …

Muscle

Slow Cooker Recipes

Slow cooker recipes offer convenience that can't be beat. Find recipes for slow cooker chicken, beef, pork and more to prepare in soups, stews, chili …

Cooking

The Best 20-Minute Bodyweight Workout for Weight Loss

Most quick cardio regimens for weight loss involve high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that leaves you gasping for air. And while they’re …

Exercise

The 3 most effective ab workouts, according to experts

Six-pack abs are impressive to look at, and often conjure up images of hours spent in the gym — however, obtaining a strong core is surprisingly easy, if you know how.<p>Visible abs are actually made in the kitchen — a diet leading to a low body fat percentage is the most important things — but there …

Workouts

7 Fresh Ways To Wear A Polo Shirt

The polo shirt is one of the most timeless items a man can have in his sartorial arsenal. Here we show you seven fresh ways to style this men’s …

Men's Fashion

I Consumed Fresh Ginger Every Day For 1 Week, and These Were the Results

I've always loved the flavor of ginger. Spicy and pungent, it is delicious in tea form and almost completely cuts the bitterness of vegetables in fresh juices and smoothies (adding ginger is basically the <i>only</i> way I can stomach beets in my juices). And while I've always known it's frequently used to …

Workouts

The 5 Most Adventurous Sex Positions to Help You Get Out of a Rut

Expand your sexual comfort zone.<p>When it comes to your sex life, sticking with what works—tried-and-true pleasure moves that you know will get you and …

Urinary Tract Infection

What Shoes To Wear With Every Suit Colour

What colour shoes to wear with your suit whether it's navy, grey, black, neutral, blue or charcoal. This is exactly how to make sure you match …

Men's Fashion

How to Tell Your Team That Organizational Change Is Coming

From time to time, every leader has to deliver news that is hard for employees to hear. Even when businesses are doing well, organizational and structural change is to be expected, and acquisitions, reorganizations, or policy changes can affect people’s jobs in ways that create feelings of fear, …

Management

20 Minutes and Done: A Bodyweight Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Whether you're short on time or equipment, this bodyweight workout meets all of your needs. Fitness influencer and trainer Stefanie Williams posted a 20-minute sweat session on Instagram, featuring four moves that combine cardio and strength training and target the whole body. This set is great to …

Exercise

How to leave your comfort zone (for the better)

Your life is waiting at the other side of your comfort zone.<p>Inspirational quotes encourage you to do something you wouldn’t normally do — you are …

Self-help

Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

Workouts

A Trainer Shares How to Burn Fat and Build Muscle — It's About Reps and Sets

The old, but disturbing, saying "there's more than one way to skin a cat" (sorry for the gruesome image) applies to the relationship between fitness and weight loss. There is more than one way to work out to lose weight. It's easy to get caught up with what worked for your favorite fitness …

Exercise

How To Become A Better Speaker Like Steve Jobs, Suze Orman, Dave Ramsey and Tony Robbins

Speaking is the No. 1 strategy for attracting high-paying clients.<p>But what is your speaker style? Are you a presenter like Steve Jobs, Suze Orman, Dave Ramsey or Tony Robbins?<p>“Your audience doesn’t want to know everything you know, they want to know what to do with the information you present,” …

Self-improvement

Finally, an Easy Way to See How Much Protein and Calories Are in Your Favorite Meats

Protein is an essential macronutrient to keep you fueled and full. As a general guideline, The Institute of Medicine recommends that the average woman ages 19 to 70 consume 46 grams of protein per day. Not only can a protein-balanced diet aid in fat loss by making you feel satiated for longer, but …

Nutrition

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Running: 20 Tips Every Runner Needs to Know

If you're ready to lace up those sneakers and hit the ground running, whether it's for general health, weight loss, or to reduce stress, read through this guide first. You'll learn must-know tips and get expert advice on all things running. Pretty soon, you'll be calling yourself a runner!

30 Surefire Ways to Lose Your Gut for Good

<i>Shutterstock</i><p>Typically, when someone aspires to having a better six-pack -- or a six-pack, period -- he or she does it with a sense of urgency. We …

Nutrition

How to become the go-to employee for your boss

Some people are lucky enough to be their own bosses. For the rest of us, though, there’s another person in charge — and that means we have to take …

The Workplace

Is It Any Less Healthy to Drink Your Breakfast?

Is avocado toast healthier than a green smoothie? A nutritionist answers here.<p>It’s not news that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And …

Nutrition

Stop Chasing Your Customers and Do This Instead

If you want your business to explode and to generate more leads and sales than you thought possible, it's time to ditch your old sales strategy, and use this instead.<p>I recently tested an unconventional sales strategy that is changing the way small businesses are prospecting, generating leads, and …

Business Strategy

This Sauce Recipe Has 50,000 Saves on Pinterest

Hint: It's all about butter.<p>Chances are you’re going to be making a lot of steaks this summer because you’ll be posted up by (what we hope is) your …

Cooking

5 Moves to Build a Stronger Core — and Not 1 of Them Is a Crunch

Your core is truly the central part of your body. "It embodies all the muscles in your torso from your shoulders down to your hips. This complex series of muscles controls almost all of your body's movements. Therefore, a strong core equates to a strong body," said Sarah Chadwell, NASM, CPT, a …

Workouts

How to Lose Weight Fast: 3 Simple Steps, Based on Science

There are many ways to lose a lot of weight fast.<p>However, most of them will make you hungry and unsatisfied.<p>If you don’t have iron willpower, then …

Nutrition

How to get a six-pack, according to three women who have one

Most fitness experts recommend setting goals that establish healthy habits rather than fixating on visible results (like uncovering your six-pack) for good reason. “Very few people can achieve this look, regardless of what they do,” says Stephen Ball, professor of nutrition and exercise physiology …

Body Fat

The Real-Life Diet of Mat Fraser, the Fittest Man on Earth

The back-to-back CrossFit Games champion shares his secrets for dieting, training, sleeping, and staying positive throughout all of it.<p>Sometimes, bestowing a majestic-sounding title on the wrong person can be dangerous. (For example: “president.”) And it’s easy to see how christening someone the …

CrossFit