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9 Habits That Will Help You Become a Better Leader

Great leadership works everywhere and with teams of all sizes<p>Over the course of my career, I must have spent over 3000 hours reading leadership books, attending training sessions, and studying leadership. From this I learned a lot of things which have worked, many that didn't and several I should …

Leadership

The total-body gym workout Massy Arias says you should do weekly

Sure, you definitely want to take advantage of sunset runs and beach workouts while the weather’s nice, but there’s something so satisfying about …

Exercise

5 Ways Professional Performers Learn to Be More Confident (That You Can Steal)

Whether you're a leader or a new hire, one of the first steps to having confidence is to perform more confidently--even if you don't feel that way.<p>Some people just seem to be born confident. When they enter a room, you feel the power of their presence. They don't hesitate to ask for what they …

Leadership

The shocking amount of sugar in 9 'healthy' foods

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>Some foods that are branded as healthy actually contain more added sugar than you would think.</b>• <b><br>Added sugar is a processed form of sugar that isn't natural and provides your body with no nutritional value.</b>• <b><br>The American Heart Association recommends that women consume no more than 25</b> …

Eating

The Metabolism-Boosting HIIT Workout You Need for Summer

High-Intensity Interval Training (AKA HIIT) is one of our favorite ways to boost metabolism and sculpt your entire body. HIIT workouts mix bursts of high-intensity cardio with full-body toning moves to define your gorgeous muscles. Plus, HIIT routines get us into that fat-burning state called …

Workouts

Why Mindfulness Apps Might Be Making You More Anxious

At first glance, it looks like America has never been more connected. According to a 2016 Pew study, social media use among women is at an all-time high: 72 percent of American women are active on social outlets like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest. Compared to the five percent who …

Meditation

'This Is The Workout That Inspired Me To Become A Personal Trainer'

Betina Gozo traded playing in a rock band for becoming a fitness pro.<p><i>In Women's Health's fifth-annual search for American's top personal trainer, we looked for tenacity, passion, and skills. We found all of those in each of our five standout finalists. But we found something much deeper and rarer</i> …

Women's Fitness

Ever Feel Down and Depressed? How to Deal With Wanting to Give Up

All high achievers have moments when they just don't feel good enough. Here's what you can do when that happens.<p>You've heard of Imposter Syndrome, right? That all-too-common psychological response causing you to feel inadequate and believe you lack the skills to succeed. Women are no stranger to …

Tip: Master the PJR Pullover

Nail your lagging triceps with this unique exercise. Here's exactly how to do it.<p>You can do all the close-grip bench presses and dips in the world, …

Bodybuilding

How exercise can improve your love life

<b>(CNN) —</b> You've likely heard that regular exercise can reduce the risk of chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes or osteoporosis.<p>But a growing body of research shows it may have another, more surprising effect: improving your sex life.<p>In men, regular exercise appears to be a natural …

Workouts

The 'world's healthiest village' thanks high-fat diets and daily wine for longer life

Try the Pioppi Diet and you could live to 100, apparently<p>A healthy diet, regular exercise, no smoking and lots of fresh, clean air are just some of …

Mediterranean Diet

How Hardship Is the Best Thing You Can Do for Self-Growth

No matter what challenges you're going through, they will only help you grow.<p>Everyone--and I mean everyone--goes through hard times, regardless of whether they admit it or not. Yet, regardless of what kind of struggle we might be going through, it can be really difficult to see it as a good thing …

3 Healthy Reasons to Eat More Pineapple

Pineapple is one of my absolute favorite fruits, and I know I'm not the only one who loves the tropical treat. There's no question it's refreshing …

Nutrition

How To Wake Up And Not Feel Like Going Right Back To Bed

Fitness gurus share their morning routines<p>How do some people manage to look so darn perky as they sip coffee and smoothies in their Instagram stories in the morning? It all comes down to establishing a winning routine, one that’s easy for you to do every day and leaves you feeling awake, alert, and …

Wellness

Not reaching your wellness goals? Take a look at your nighttime routine.

We all think our day starts when we wake up. But what if the day really starts the evening before?<p>Why does it matter? When you create an ideal nighttime routine, it is far more likely that your first step in the morning will lead to a successful day.<p>Many people struggle to reach their health and …

Eating

Yogi Chris Magee On How The Practice Helped Him Recover From Training Injury

"<p>'My fitness goals are not just physical, but mental as well.'<p>Many people credit yoga to boosting energy, improving strength and developing mindfulness techniques.<p>But Chris Magee, head of yoga at London gym Another Space, was able to use the techniques learned through yoga to help him recover from …

Yoga

For Exercise, Nothing Like the Great Outdoors

Long walks can improve moods and reduce anxiety, but the benefits may be greatest if the walks take place outdoors rather than in a gym, according to a new study by researchers in Austria. And while the Alps may be a particularly fine place to hike, a vigorous walk in the woods or paths near home …

HIIT

The woman behind the workout that left me struggling to walk for 5 days shares her secrets to staying lean

At first glance, Helle Hammond's GymClass is just another boutique fitness studio thriving in the UK's capital.<p>The former personal trainer and Barry's Bootcamp and Gymbox instructor is behind what has been dubbed one of the "toughest" and most "hardcore" workouts in London.<p>But as soon I walked …

Workouts

5 Bad Habits That Are Seriously Good for Your Creative Side

Biting your nails, cracking your knuckles, chewing with your mouth open — we’ve all got our bad habits. And we’re always trying to work on them, …

Bad Habits

How To Create Mindful Leadership

, CommunityVoice<p>Shutterstock<p>For the last few years, mindfulness has been getting a lot of attention and press.<p>According to Jon Kabat-Zinn, a leading thinker in the field, mindfulness is about “Paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.” It is …

Meditation

New Runner Training Plans

Budd Coates is the training director for <i>Runner’s World</i> as well as the senior director of Employee Fitness and Health for all of Rodale Inc.<p>Coates designs all of RW’s race training plans and heads up the Runner’s World VIP programs throughout the year. Coates earned a master’s of science in physical …

Marathons

Tip: How to Build Mid-Back Muscle

Most lifters have underdeveloped mid-backs. Here's how to really attack that weak area to bring it up.<p>Back Bodybuilding<p>To really blast the mid-back …

Bodybuilding

Are you raising a future terrorist in your home?

ILLUSTRATION BY ALBERT RODRIGUEZ<p>Are there home environments that make children prone to violent behavior or terrorist tendencies?<p>Many parents are …

Parenting

You Asked: What’s the Healthiest Yogurt?

Not many foods contain the nutritious trio of protein, probiotics and healthy fats—but yogurt does. And people can't get enough. The North American …

Nutrition

How to Diet: DON'T

HOW TO DIET: <b>DON’T</b><p>Have you been searching for the perfect diet? Reading all those diet plans people are trying to sell to you, and struggling to pick …

Sugar

This Core Workout For Runners Will Make Your Abs Burn

Having a strong core will definitely up your running game. This 10-minute workout focuses on the abs, back, and glutes to help keep you stable as you pound the pavement. And, yes, your abs will likely burn at the end of the workout. Press play when you're ready to work!

Health

Overcoming Negativity with a Positive Attitude

This column is authored by David Wicks, General Dentist, Aurora<p>Maintaining a positive attitude is a key aspect of coping effectively with daily life. …

Positive Thinking

7 at-home exercises from Holly Willoughby’s Pilates teacher

Over the past two weeks Holly Willoughby has made headlines (and experienced some absurd abuse on social media) about her apparent recent weight loss. Yesterday <i>Loose Women’s</i> Nadia Sawalha added fuel to the fire by commenting, ‘Holly Willoughby’s disappearing’ live on the show. However, the <i>This</i> …

Workouts

The new, model-approved way of getting your antioxidant fix

Always on the look-out for healthy new foods, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley extols her findings on Instagram. Here are four good reasons to eat broccoli …

Nutrition

Joe Wicks: why HIIT is an office worker's best friend

I’m on an absolute mission to get the world lean by eating more and exercising less. You might be thinking, 'hang on, how is that possible?!' Well here’s how…<p>Most people who try to lose weight reduce their calories and start exercising excessively. Although they will initially see some results, …

Workouts