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How I Increased My Deadlift 180 lbs in 7 Months

Deadlifting is one of the key exercises for a strong, functional body. It engages the entire posterior chain and mimics lifting something off the ground.

I unfortunately bought into the sensationalist bullshit that deadlifting is bad for you. (Deadlifting, like squats, is only bad for you if your form sucks.) So I never did this keystone exercise for the first 12 years I was working out.

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10 Side Effects of Yawning

Yawning is viewed as rude in our society.

You’re bored. Uninterested. Tired.

According to Dr. Chris Manning and Mark Waldman, this is unfortunate.

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The One Key to Breaking Bad Habits | Habits

This post was written by Simone Wong, the creator of INTENT – a Copenhagen-based lifestyle blog with tips on mindfulness living, minimalism and self-growth.

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How to Find a Good Personal Trainer: 4 Tips

Personal trainers vary widely in skill. Finding the right one for you can be the difference between crushing your fitness goals or becoming discouraged and quitting.

I don’t want you to quit.

If you’re willing to put in the work, you deserve to achieve your goals. And if you’re willing to invest money in having someone help you along the way, you deserve someone capable of actually doing it.

With this in mind, I came up with four tips to help you select a solid trainer.

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How You Can Replace Bad Habits with Good Ones in No Time | Habits

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” –Aristotle

Habits are a critical root of our behavior. Habits can save us time, energy, and precious mental bandwidth. Unfortunately, not all habits fall into this category. Some are dangerous—even deadly.

According to the latest research, habits follow a three-step process:

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4 Resolutions for an Amazing New Year | Resolutions

Around this time of year many people make resolutions. New Year, new me has been beaten into a cliché. That said, the beginning the year is often a great time to start pulling out old destructive habits and planting new productive ones in their place.

But if everyone does this every year why aren’t we all billionaires with six-pack abs?

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7 Best Exercises for a Functional Body

The human body has remained relatively the same for–conservatively–thousands and thousands of years.

Human activities, on the other hand, have dramatically changed. Especially in the last century.

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Slow-Carb Chili Recipe | Slow-Carb Chili

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Less Stress in 60 Seconds | Less Stress

Stress and anxiety are no fun. Here’s a simple yet effective way to reclaim your inner peace:

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