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Guardian Muscles: 3 moves to activate your gluteus medius for a stronger, more injury-proof lower body

RyanJLane / Getty When most people think about their glutes, it’s the maximus—the meatiest muscle—that gets all the attention. After all, it’s the one that powers your squat and deadlift, motors a sprint, and (yes) fills out a pair of jeans.  But the glute medius, the main muscle along your outer hip, shouldn’t be ignored. “Practically speaking, the gluteus medius ...

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Kevin Hart shows off his shredded core on Instagram

Jeff Lipsky Superstar comedian Kevin Hart has been fit and shredded for a long time now, but he wants everyone to remember the hard work it took to get him there. The October 2016 Men’s Fitness cover star posted a photo to Instagram showing off his ripped six-pack and made sure everyone knows he’s hungry for more, saying: “not done ...

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How to make the perfect cocktail every time

The key to a great drink is all in the preparation. Use these guidelines to ensure you get things right—no matter what type of cocktail—every time you pour.  If the cocktail you’re making contains citrus, fruit juice, or dairy, it should always be made in a shaker. Pour the ingredients over as much ice as you can pack in the ...

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Diversity Forums Offer Needed Outlet for Employees

Companies today must embrace diversity in the workplace. As work environments change, employers are implementing programs to ensure all employees feel included and validated. Even more important is the need to discuss diversity and inclusion in group settings to better understand the differences that employees face—both in and outside of the office. Social and political dialogue around race and the ...

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Is your overactive bladder keeping you up at night? Try eating less salt.

We can think of very few things as frustrating as nightly trips to the bathroom because your bladder is threatening to blow in volcanic proportions. It’s maddening, and meltdown-inducing, and impossible to avoid. Or is it?  Brand new research from Nagasaki University in Japan is suggesting a simple way to reduce your midnight pee treks. And, no, it’s not to severely ...

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Organizations Find Great Value in Extended Enterprise Learning

Learning—traditionally a cost center—is increasing in value through extended enterprise learning, Brandon Hall Group’s 2017 Extended Enterprise Learning Study reveals. Learning for non-employees and remote and distributed employees now accounts for more than half of learning, the research shows, and 40 percent of organizations are charging for this content, with almost one-third of organizations recouping more than half of their ...

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Getting Gender-Balanced Leadership: How to Help Your Organization

It’s interesting to observe how we strive for gender balance in our personal lives. Couples who have three boys try once more for a girl, or vice versa; when they have one of each, they’re generally content to stop, knowing they’ll get the opportunity to raise both genders. But in the workplace, we find it uncomfortable to talk about gender balance ...

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