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The 7 Stretches Everyone Should Be Able to Do

Most workouts involve a mix of strength and cardio. Maybe you do a dynamic warm-up, then a total-body workout or a quick HIIT routine, and <i>possibly</i> a …

Does The 7 Minute Workout work?

Me doing The 7-Minute Workout in Business Insider's office.Business Insider/Erin Brodwin<p>When we first heard about The 7-Minute Workout, an app that promises to grant you the benefits of a sweaty bike ride and a trip to the gym in just a few minutes, we thought it was all hype.<p>But as it turns out, …

7 At-Home Cardio Workouts That Torch Fat

Whether your schedule is packed, you're not a gym person, or you don't belong to one, these seven cardio workouts prove that you definitely don't …

Three 20-Minute Cardio Workouts That Even Weight Lifters Will Love

If you’re a heavy weight lifter, you probably don’t like cardio much. Your workouts consist of intense lifting of heavy weights and after you’re done …

Exercise

6 Simple Strategies for Being Happy Alone

Most American adults have spent a non-trivial amount of time being untethered to other people. Almost everyone has spent at least a few years being …

The Dry-Age Shortcut: How to Fake 45 Days in 48 Hours

Meet koji, the miracle grain that's going to change your steak game forever.<p>You could shell out $75 for a 45-day dry-aged rib eye, and then even more for the bottle of red that goes with it. Or you could—stay with me—make it for yourself, at home. Look, dry-aged meat is amazing and certainly worth …

BBQ

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

Workouts

10 Bad Habits That Could Be Destroying Your Happiness | Inc.com

Bad habits keep you unhappy, keep you stuck, make you do things you don't want to do. Start today, right now, to eliminate them from your life. When you do, you'll open up room for new positive habits to take their place.<p>Any or all of these 10 habits is a good place to start.<p>1. Postponing your …

Happiness

These Breathing Techniques Will Change the Way You Exercise

We asked personal trainers for breathing hacks that will make exercise feel easier and work better<p>"I probably say this a thousand times in a day to …

The 7-Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

100 Exercises You Can Do With a 10-Pound Dumbbell

Light weights aren’t just for lightweights<p>Don’t underestimate a 10-pound dumbbell. They can challenge your body in an entirely new way, especially if you’re used to lifting heavy.<p>Lighter weights target the small muscles that stabilize your joints—muscles that get overpowered by larger ones when you …

2 Strength Exercises Every Runner Should Do

Before you step out on the road or trail, build power and strength in your hip flexors, quads, and glutes with these exercises<p>Want to kick asphalt? Then you need these runner’s lunges and stepups in your gym routine.<p>“They not only improve running mechanics, but they strengthen your hip flexors, …

Workouts

How to Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally from France who has been called "the world's happiest man."<p>That's because he participated in a 12-year brain study on meditation and compassion led by a neuroscientist from the University of Wisconsin, Richard Davidson.<p>Davidson hooked up …

Happiness

Want to Be Happy and Successful? Science Says Do These 7 Things | Inc.com

Why do we work so hard and get so little in return? Sure, we may be paid well for the work we do, and we may enjoy our co-workers and the work itself. But for most of us, we work harder and longer hours than ever before, believing that by doing so, we'll find the happiness and success we want in …

Happiness

4 Exercises to Do When You Haven't Worked Out in Forever

It's the simplest and least boring way to get back into it.<p>If you and your gym have been on a break for an immeasurable about of time, you don't have to beeline for the elliptical and subsequently die of boredom to redeem yourself.<p>Just practice these four moves, designed by NYC-based fitness …

5-Minute Death Sets | Men's Health

Think I’m crazy to make you work that long?<p>Granted, I am a bit mentally unstable, but my 5-Minute Death Sets have a lot of merit to them.<p>Here’s why: The method extends the time your muscle fibers are under tension. This builds mental fortitude, increases muscular endurance, boosts fat loss, and …

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The 21-Day MetaShred Fat-Loss System | Men's Health

THE 21-DAY METASHRED—my all-new body-shredding DVD plan—represents the culmination of every hard truth I’ve learned on the front lines of fat loss. It combines cutting-edge science with tried-and-true training advice to attack your flab with no mercy. One guy lost 25 pounds in 6 weeks!<p>I share five …

Here's how 9 celebrities work out, and what the science says about their fitness plans

But not all types of exercise carry the same benefit. Which one you do depends on your goals: Do you want to bulk up? Slim down? Or just get fit and healthy?<p>Given all the different advice out there, it's important to know what the research supports.<p>Here are the workout regimens of some of our …

11 Pieces of Gym Equipment You Won’t Believe Fit in Your Tiny Apartment

We love a killer workout class as much as the next girl. (Voga? Dance party? SoulCycle? See you there!) But sometimes the cost of a studio class is just not worth the gains, which is why it’s great to have a secret weapon (read: exercise equipment you can hide in your coat closet) for squeezing in …

26 weight-loss tips based on science

People are being advised to do all sorts of crazy things, most of which have no evidence behind them.<p>Over the years, however, scientists have found numerous strategies that seem to be effective.<p>Here are 26 weight-loss tips that are actually based on evidence.<p>It is often said that drinking water can …

This man's potentially huge medical breakthrough can't get funding, so he's trying something desperate

Killing Sickness/Skye Gould for Tech Insider<p>Four years ago, Todd Rider was on top of the world. The MIT-trained bioengineer had developed a radical …

Medicine

70 Best Bodyweight Cardio Exercises | Men's Health

These resistance-training movements are so effective at annihilating calories for several reasons, he explains:<p>1. They work multiple muscles at once, skyrocketing your metabolism during <i>and</i> after your workout.<p>2. They can be made easier midset so you never have to stop and rest.<p>3. They can be done …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

Hill Sprints: How to Build Muscle and Burn Fat

Forget doing your cardio on a Stairmaster or treadmill. If you want to get into shape fast, burn fat, and build muscle hill sprints are the way to go.<p>…

Before You Run: The Dynamic Warm-Up

A dynamic warm-up is one that challenges every part of your body that you use to run.<p>Your body is a machine—<i>your</i> machine—and there are lots of moving …

Workouts