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Read These 16 Powerful, Important Books Written By Immigrant Authors

Stories of humanity that have come from all over the world.<p>For the moment, justice has put a hold on Donald Trump's executive order preventing people from seven Muslim-majority countries and refugees from entering the United States. That this order showed prejudice and unwarranted fear of outsiders …

The 12-Minute Core Workout That Helps Prevent Back Pain (and Strengthens Your Abs!)

When your back hurts after a long day at the office, it's easy to think that you need to focus on back strength. But it's actually a weak core that …

Tighten Your Core and Tone Your Back With Arm Circle Planks

Take your core-strengthening planks to the next level while toning your arms and back — you're going to feel the burn with this move!<p>Meet the arm circle plank. Barry's Bootcamp trainer Tommy Stracke loves incorporating this plank variation into his workouts and his clients' workouts because it …

Workouts

The 5 best exercises to do if you're stuck in a workout rut

Feeling demotivated? Re-vamp your training with these top moves<p>When it comes to getting fit (and staying that way), one of the biggest obstacles to …

The 2-Kettlebell Front Squat: The Best Exercise You're Not Doing

<b>“Well, that sucked.”</b> My client un-racked the kettlebells and put them on the ground, still contemplating how in the world he got crushed by such …

Tip: A New Exercise for Glutes & Quads

Correct imbalances and boost athleticism. Oh yeah, this will build your butt and legs too.<p>Doing exercises with a unilateral stance corrects …

Simple & Effective Speaking Rubric For Class Presentations

Talented student teacher Kevin Inlay created this simple and effective speaking rubric that we used with class presentations in our ELL World History …

Teaching

10 bodyweight abs exercises you’ve never tried

To get a visible six-pack, you need to hit your abdominals from different planes of motion and work compound moves into your workout mix. The …

Workouts

The Best Mobility Drill For Lifters & Athletes

Get Bigger Lifts With Looser Hips<p>Hips Don't Lie<p>Take a look at any lifter from the side and you'll notice something obvious: there's a ton of muscle …

Tip: Stretch the Hip Flexors

Sit on your butt most of the day? Try this dynamic stretch that'll get you ready for smooth, heavy lifting.<p>A hip flexor or glute medius stretch …

‘Organic’ Tampons Are All The Rage, But Your Vagina Doesn't Need Them

You’ve probably noticed a change in the feminine hygiene section of your drugstore in the past year or so—several companies are now marketing …

Menstruation

10 Ways To Stay Productive (and Avoid Your Afternoon Slump) | Inc.com

By the time 3:00 p.m. hits, my body starts telling me that it's time to check out. Despite my high motivation and earnest desire to achieve my goals, simple biology causes my energy levels to plummet, negatively impacting my concentration and ability to stay productive. My experience is not …

Time Management

The best back exercises to do at home without weights

In the video above, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London, Christina Howells, runs through a series of quick exercises aimed at working your back and strengthening the surrounding muscles.<p>Each exercise has a variation for beginners and a more advanced version, with this episode …

8 gym exercises you should try in 2017

Each new year brings a slew of gimmicky fitness exercises that require strange pieces of kit and putting yourself in awkward, sometime embarrassing positions.<p>But of all the fashionable moves with odd names that don’t contribute much to your actual fitness level – from sumo squats to wrist curls and …

12 Simple Strategies to Boost Your Bench Press (and Save Your Shoulders)

Pretty cool title, right? But surely it can’t be true? <b>Putting kilos on your bench press doesn’t usually mean happy days for your shoulders.</b><p>How many …

How to get toned arms like Pippa Middleton

With just weeks until her wedding, there's no doubt that Pippa Middleton will be following a strict workout regime to ensure she looks her best on 20th May. And, if her defined arms, which the bride-to-be showcased in a sleeveless dress in London last night, are anything to go by the routine is …

Pippa Middleton

3 Rarely-Asked Interview Questions Every Job Seeker Should Ask | Inc.com

A typical interview goes something like this: The prospective employer grills you with 45 minutes of behaviorally-based interview questions--sometimes in a three-person panel (and if they're not, they're probably doing it wrong). Then, at the end of the interrogation, with a few minutes left to go …

Employment

The best glute exercises to do at home

In the video above, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London Christina Howells runs through a series of quick exercises aimed at working your glutes and strengthening the surrounding muscles.<p>Each exercise has a variation for beginners and a more advanced version, with this episode …

I Practiced Yoga Every Day For 108 Days. Here's What I Learned

I'm busy. We're all busy. However, in the past year, I noticed that the busier I was, the more numb I felt. Although I was jumping from one crisis to …

Ending Lower Back Pain

Anyone who has suffered from back pain will tell you: It’s the f$cking worst. To learn how to treat it effectively—not to mention prevent it in the …

5 Exercises to Work Your Abs to Exhaustion

Tip: The Toughest Exercise You'll Ever Do

Prepare to enter metabolic hell. This workout will take you to a dark place. Check it out.<p>If you're looking for an effective way to challenge your …

11 Exercises To Relieve Lower Back Pain

If lower back pain is a constant annoyance in your life, you might be wary of working out in fear of making it worse—and understandably so. However, …

Workouts

5 Essential Foam Roller Exercises Your Muscles Will Love

<i>This article originally appeared in the December 2015 issue of SELF. For more from the issue, subscribe to SELF and download the digital …

Exercise

Why Deep Work Helps You Get More Done in Less Time

Ever since I spoke with Cal Newport about the rules for focused success in a distracted world, and read his most recent book, I’ve become an …

Time Management

The Best Jobs for Your Personality Type

Everyone has different strengths, weaknesses, and traits that lend to their success in different areas.<p>Personally, I love the analytical, data-driven …

Personality

Which Is Better For Weight Loss? Cardio Or Weights?

Every day the question pops up in gyms across the country: "I already run/bike/swim/[insert your favorite cardio here]. Do I need to strength train?" …

Exercise

Action Day Weekly PLANNER 2018

Undated<p>Fitness Planner<br>Bound 8x11 Fitness Planner<br>Spiral bound 6x8<p>Action Meeting Notebook (Black) Action Meeting Notebook (Turquoise) Action Meeting …