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We Asked 20 Men: Would you date a woman with better abs than you?

When Chris Pratt made his Guardians of the Galaxy transformation, he detonated a series of epiphanies in the brains of men across the world. Any guy, a little soft around the edges, thought: I can ditch the fat, unsheathe my abs, and nab an Anna Faris. Well, you can’t have Anna Faris, but you can sure as hell get a knockout like her. ...

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10 exercises that are especially difficult for tall guys

Most of the time, it pays to be tall. Step onto the basketball or tennis court, and you’re pretty much guaranteed to have a leg up over everyone else. But on the lifting platform? Sorry, dude. When it comes to weightlifting, short guys often have an advantage over their taller counterparts—we’re talking 6’2″ and over—simply because certain exercises favor their ...

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Should you wear minimalist shoes when you run and lift?

Think the whole “barefoot” sneaker trend is just for runners? Think again. According to researchers at Hong Kong’s Poly University, wearing minimalist shoes while exercising can make your legs and feet significantly stronger than wearing regular sneakers. [RELATED1] The six-month study followed 18 runners in regular kicks and 20 runners in minimalist shoes (stretchy-fabric uppers, zero heel-to-toe drop, and a 3mm ...

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Talent That Fits Like A Glove

Determining your size for getting the right pair of gloves requires careful measuring of your hand. You measure around the palm of your hand underneath the knuckles. It is best to use your dominant hand to get the best fit. Similarly, when searching for the right talent for your organization, you must know the “size” or full talent capabilities required. ...

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4 ways to keep pushups from hurting your wrists

Pushups are, undeniably, one of the best exercises for building a rock-hard core and improving total-body conditioning. But as any military grunt or CrossFit devotee can tell you, if you’re going big on pushups, you need to take care of your wrists or you could be in for a world of pain.  Here are four ways to keep aching wrists ...

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10 everyday objects that double as workout equipment

Let’s be blunt: What makes at-home workouts so appealing isn’t the fact they’re free (though that helps)—it’s that you can roll out of bed or off the couch in your boxer briefs and blast through a routine, hit the shower, then go on with the rest of your day. No waiting around. No frustrations.  The downside of working out in ...

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How To Excel At Identifying And Acquiring The Right Talent (Part 4)

Technology—and more specifically, the use of data—has infiltrated every aspect of the workplace. In fact, the workplace of today is nearly unrecognizable from that of even two years ago. It seems like just yesterday we were discussing how technologies such as social, mobile, cloud, and analytics were all driving change. Today, however, the narrative has shifted to digital transformation and ...

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Team Love Languages

Yes, it is true. I am divorced. Not once, but twice. GASP! Times two! I thoroughly enjoyed my float in the marriage parade, but then I had to watch as it careened out of control, crashed, and burned. Shocked, saddened, and bewildered, I wondered what went wrong? I had listened to all of the usual warnings from family, friends, and ...

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