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Top Ten Butt Exercises • Hiking Now the exercises listed above aren't the only strength moves for the glutes, but we often forget that there are cardio activities that will also engage the backside. Hiking is one of those activities and it also burns tons of calories because you're typically going up steep mountains and maybe even getting into thin air, which requires lots of energy. If you live in a flat area, try raising the incline on your treadmill to mimic hiking up a hill.

Top 10 Strange Phenomena of the Mind Humans The mind is a wonderful thing – there is so much about it which remains a mystery to this day. Science is able to describe strange phenomena, but can not account for their origins. While most of us are familiar with one or two on this list, many others are mostly unknown outside of the psychological realm. We have all some experience of a feeling, that comes over us occasionally, of what we are saying and doing having been said and done before, in a remote time – of our having been surrounded, dim ages ago, by the same faces, objects, and circumstances – of our knowing perfectly what will be said next, as if we suddenly remember it! Déjà vu is the experience of being certain that you have experienced or seen a new situation previously – you feel as though the event has already happened or is repeating itself. Déjà vécu (pronounced vay-koo) is what most people are experiencing when they think they are experiencing deja vu. Jamie Frater Jamie is the founder of Listverse.

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Insanity Workout Drop serious pounds and sculpt sexy curves with Insanity, the DVD craze that lives up to the hype. The magic behind the routine comes from plyometrics: explosive, full-body exercises that rev your heart rate and ratchet up metabolism to torch megacalories and build lean muscle. We asked Insanity creator Shaun Thompson for his top multitasking moves to help you get an insane body in only 20 minutes. You'll need: Zilch. Unless you count a wardrobe of size-smaller clothes. The plan: Do each sizzler for 1 minute without stopping between exercises. The HEISMAN Works: shoulders, arms, abs, butt, thighsStand with feet hip-width apart, elbows bent, arms close to body. Stance Jacks Works: shoulders, abs, obliques, butt, thighsStand with feet together, arms raised to chest level, elbows out, fingertips touching. Hit the Floor Works: abs, butt, thighsStand with feet shoulder-width apart, arms down. Works: abs, butt, thighsStand with feet hip-width apart, knees soft, arms down. Double Diamond

The Complete Guide to Interval Training [Infographic] ADD this Infographic to your Website/Blog: Simply copy the code below and paste it into the HTML of your blog or website: <a target="_blank" href=" src=" alt="The Complete Guide to Interval Training" width="600" height="6505" /></a><p>More <a target="_blank" href=" and Fitness News & Tips</a> at Greatist.</p> The Complete Guide to Interval Training Targeting Maximum Fat Loss Through High-Intensity Interval Training High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is a popular form of exercise that combines two of the most effective fat-burning methods. The first is high-intensity training, which pushes the body to maximum effort to achieve muscle fatigue and maximum oxygen use in a quick burst. The Science Behind Interval Training Interval Training Protocols The Little Method was developed by Drs.

Fat Burning and Muscle Building Workout - Fitness Routine by Jesse Cannone CFT, CPRS, CSPN Most people who want to burn off some excess pounds and tighten and tone their bodies simply don’t have 2 hours each day to spend in the gym performing the bodybuilding style workouts that most “fitness experts” recommend. Plus, these workouts consist of exercises and techniques that do not exercise the body in the way it is normally used so they end up building a somewhat unusable strength. In my opinion, most people, unless their main objective is body building, shouldn’t perform the traditional style workouts While I do still believe that machine and free weight strength training is the best choice for body building, it is NOT the best choice when it comes to general fitness goals like strength, flexibility, endurance, etc. I don’t know about you, but I can barely fit in 15 minutes for exercise let alone 2 hours… and I personally am not interested in muscle size alone (which doesn’t mean strength and usually leaves you stiff and inflexible)!

On Becoming Superhuman: Fasting for Fast Weight Loss, Better Health, and Supreme Fitness 3 months ago, I stumbled across a fascinating article on something crazy called Intermittent Fasting (IF). I couldn’t believe what I read about this unusual practice. Consisting of regular 16+ hour fasts (no food, only non-caloric drinks), Intermittent Fasting has been shown scientifically to help achieve fast weight loss, better health, and increased fitness levels. As a student of Optimal Living, I knew I had to dig in and learn more. The Evolutionary Perspective Before I begin this story, let’s take quick walk up our family tree, all the way back to our hunter-gatherer ancestors, to understand this whole Intermittent Fasting concept. Now these guys, the hunter-gathered, they didn’t eat 3 meals at day at regular intervals like most do now. As leading neuroscience & ageing expert Mark P. Hmm interesting. And more importantly, what happens if we start eating the way we’re evolutionary programmed to? The answer, it turns out, is “amazing things”. Not bad eh! My Thoughts As I Discovered This

How to Be Smarter, Increase Your IQ & Become Limitless “Today, the greatest single source of wealth is between your ears. Today, wealth is contained in brainpower, not brutepower.” -Brian Tracy Reading time: 10-15 minutes Do yo ever wish you were just a bit smarter? Me too. Why? Getting good grades and holding my own in intellectual conversations was never particularly hard, but there’s always been a few people a step ahead of me. And to be honest, I was a bit jealous. But I’ve always figured there wasn’t too much I could do about it. Today, I’m going to share with you something extremely powerful, something I’ve discovered recently and haven’t shared with anyone yet: Intelligence is not a set thing. How It All Started: Watching Limitless This whole adventure started a few months ago, when I decided to watch the movie Limitless . “You know they say we can only access 20% of our brain? As I watched that movie, something switched on inside me. I decided right there & then that I had to find a way to make this happen in real-life. So I got busy.

50 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life. To be self-reliant one must master a basic set of skills, more or less making them a jack of all trades. Contrary to what you may have learned in school, a jack of all trades is far more equipped to deal with life than a specialized master of only one. While not totally comprehensive, here is a list of 50 things everyone should know how to do. Edit: Do you like this post image? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. Workout Program for People that Hate Working Out The idea for this workout program dawned on me the other day as a way to slowly (very slowly) get into a fitness routine that you are meant to keep going the rest of your life. We are discussing our progress, challenges and successes in the comments below if you would like to join us! I was sick of training schedules and programs that were so extreme I could only keep them up for a few weeks or days before collapsing under the time or mental pressure. I mulled the problem over for a while and thought: “If I had to come up with a workout program that I kept doing for the next 5 years… what would it look like?” and this is the result. The gist of the workout is 3 parts: Start with a painfully easy workout, like “1 pushup” or “2 squats”, that’s it. The purpose of the workout is to be very long term, something you might do for years. For example, hold off on adding things like “run 1 mile” to your workout until you are months into it. Life is meant to be enjoyed you know Smile and relax.

Dynamic Optical Illusions - GROW ILLUSION. Stare at the center of the below illusion for about a minute. The longer the better. Then look away and watch you world melt! Press F11 to see the illusion full screen for a stronger effect! Try all 8 above for different effects. This optical illusion (now at version 3) has been featured on the new page along with 6 other brand new illusions exclusive to Skytopia. Hand Shadow Illusions Mind Bluff - contents - Quick Links Optical Tricks Genius Teasers Subliminal Mind & Body Fun Special Effects Comics & Graphics More Stuff Astonishing Optical Illusions -- each one different, unique, and fun. Four Squares Problem Day-of-the-Week Anagram Marble-Weighing Problem Ten Words Test Fast Questions The object is to reposition two -- and only two -- sticks so that you have exactly four squares of equal size and no sticks left over. Which day of the week is an anagram for a common noun? A mensa-level brainteaser. What do these ten words have in common? Four simple questions designed to stump you. Speed Panel - Words Hand Shadow Illusions Words are flashed across your consciousness: which ones do you detect, and why? See this stunning display of Hand Shadow Illusions cast upon a wall. Create a Fake Phantom Limb Self-Hypnotic Command Pattern Group Mind Experiment Reaction Time Test Tip-of-the-Tongue state Memory Tracer An Odd Tactile Illusion Is Your Hand Elastic? Left vs. Simple test. Future Odds & Ends

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