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How an overweight 40-year-old became a top ultra-athlete

After shortness of breath from climbing the stairs at home, Rich Roll, the author of "Finding Ultra," decided to change his lifestyle. Dropping 60 pounds in six months, this out-of-shape dad became an ultra-endurance athlete at 39. <i>Following is a transcript of the video.</i><p><b>Rich Roll:</b> Ultra-endurance …

Big Island (Hawaii)

Can You Foam Roll Your Back Pain Away?

If you follow the trends in the fitness industry in any way, you’ve probably heard of foam rolling. These days, releasing tight, limited tissues with …

Massage Therapy

This 46-year-old guy lost 13 kg and built 6-pack abs in just four months! This is how he did it

This 46-year-old guy lost 13 kg and built 6-pack abs in just four months! This is how he did it<p>Image used for representational purposes only<p>Losing …

This 12-time Olympic medalist reveals her ultimate 6.5-minute ab workout that helps keep her fit

Five-time Olympic swimmer and 12-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres demonstrates her ultimate ab workout that keeps her in amazing shape. Torres has teamed up with SHOW MORE OF YOU from Celgene and Otezla — a campaign that is shining light on the psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.<p>To learn more about …

Workouts

The wine-gut connection you need to know about

Anyone who’s ever woken up with a wine hangover knows that too much booze is bad for the body. There’s no denying that tossing back too many glasses …

Wellness

This incredible forest park lets you trampoline in the treetops

Imagine if your next trip to the forest allowed you to meander hidden pathways into the treetops, swing on hammocks, and bounce on giant trampolines, …

Love Stories

13 Stylish Treehouses for Grown-Ups to Spend a Night In

Who says treehouses are just for kids?<p>Today, the traditional treehouse has been adopted by and adapted for adults. With complex construction, stylish designs, and fully-equipped interiors, the charming childhood staple has matured into a modern, all-ages hideaway. In this collection of treehouses …

Cherry Blossom

​Why the Bulgarian Split Squat Is the Best Lower-Body Exercise For Men | Men’s Health

The Bulgarian split squat is by far my favorite lower-body exercise. In the video below I'm doing higher reps while wearing a 100-pound weight vest. This is a nice variation to throw in because sometimes I just like to focus on the mind-muscle connection and not worry about holding weights.<p>I'm sure …

The 2 vitamins that helped combat Lo Bosworth’s anxiety

Anyone who experiences anxiety regularly—whether in the form of sudden panic attacks or a constant, apprehensive state—knows how isolating it can …

Wellness

There's a New Kind of Moisturizer, and Sephora Can't Keep It in Stock

If I have little patience for marketing gimmicks, it's because as an editor, I'm plagued by <i>so</i> many on a regular basis. (Sorry, but I'm still not …

These bizarre iPhone wallpapers will make your folders disappear

Apple’s iOS platform has never been more capable and versatile as it is right now, but there are still some pretty big limitations in some areas. One …

Apps

Working memory is key to focus, and you can improve it it in 3 simple steps

No matter how hard you try to keep your thoughts in order, ideas continue to bounce wildly around, beating at your limited attention.<p>While working on a project, all of a sudden you start thinking about what you're going to make for dinner or a conversation you had with a friend a few nights ago.<p>The …

Humanity

California is about to explode with a spectacular wildflower display

California's parched, drought-stricken landscape was soaked this winter by ceaseless storms, creating the perfect conditions for a spectacular floral display.<p>In coming weeks, wildflowers will bloom in colorful profusion, carpeting the state's undulating hills and grassy valleys, especially in …

National Parks

This Intense 40-Minute Workout Will Blast Body Fat | Women's Health

<b>Part 1</b><p>1. Pushup, 7 reps<p>2. Squat, 7 reps<p>3. Burpee, 7 reps<p>That’s one round. Do as many rounds as you can in seven minutes, resting as needed.<p><b>Part 2</b><p>1. Bulgarian hip hinge, left side, seven reps<p>2. Bulgarian hip hinge, right side, seven reps<p>3. Hip hinge, seven reps<p>That’s one round. Do as many rounds as …

'Robot lawyer' that overturned 160,000 parking tickets now helping refugees

A chat bot that helped overturn 160,000 parking tickets is now giving free legal aid to asylum-seeking refugees through Facebook.<p>DoNotPay, which has been dubbed the world’s first robot lawyer, was created by London-born Stanford University student Joshua Browder.<p>The 20-year-old, who has made …

Saves for This Skincare Product on Pinterest Have Grown 3379%

There's a whole lot more to vitamin C than your morning glass of orange juice—the powerful ingredient is great for your skin, too. Inside the body, …

Drunk Elephant: the skincare brand that has transformed my skin and is selling out in Sephora

If I had a pound for every time the founder of a new natural brand told me that they had suffered with a terrible skincare concern and there wasn’t a single product on the market that could helped alleviate it so they had to create their own, I’d be a rich woman. While often these brands create …

Gary Taubes on the Real Reason Sugar is Public Enemy Number One

For the author of The Case Against Sugar, it’s not just a public health menace—it’s an invasive species for our diets<p>Gary Taubes is not a fan of …

The Real Difference Between Google And Apple

Google and Apple are both hyper-successful companies, but chart their patents, and they have completely different innovation signatures.<p>Steve Jobs has been granted 347 patents in the past decade, many awarded posthumously. By contrast, Google’s Sergey Brin and Larry Page only have a combined 27 …

Innovation

5 Damn Good Reasons to do Bodyweight Training

Real Strength Starts With Calisthenics<p>Bodyweight Is Back<p>Calisthenics have made a comeback in recent years due to their simplicity and effectiveness. …

Exercise

Huawei's thin new Honor V9 sports a 5.7" QHD display, a Kirin 960, Nougat, and a massive 4000mAh battery

Huawei has been producing some pretty sweet smartphones lately. Most recently, we found the Mate 9 to be a solid smartphone all around. The Chinese …

This Prefab Cabin Was Built in 10 Days for Only $80,000

The cabin is in Russia, but the builder is now accepting pre-orders in the U.S.<p>Nestled in the woods of Kazan, a city in southwest Russia, sits a 1,184-square-foot DublDom, one of several DublDom modular prefab homes designed by the Moscow-based architect firm, Bio Architects.<p>What makes the DublDom …

The Workout I’ll Do for Life

Today is not a legs day, a chest day, or an arms-and-back day. And it’s definitely not an abs day. In fact, it’s never an abs day. Today, like every …

Workouts

The Best Core Exercise. Period.

5 Ways To Do It<p>If you could only choose one exercise to train your core, it should be the single-arm plank. Here's what the basic move looks …

Eating Toward Immortality

Diet culture is just another way of dealing with the fear of death.<p>Knowing a thing means you don’t need to believe in it. Whatever can be known, or proven by logic or evidence, doesn’t need to be taken on faith. Certain details of nutrition and the physiology of eating are known and knowable: the …

Heroism

The old-school muscle-building plan for mammoth gains

<b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5-9<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>In the past, you may have tried what many lifters call "pre-exhaustion" training, a philosophy based on …

Muscle

The 20-minute workout to lose weight and torch fat

You may think you’d be better off with an hour-long workout—or at least 45 minutes. But here's the reality: being tight on time can actually make you</i> …

How Giving Up Meat For A Month Improved My Productivity

Eating plant-based whole foods for a month affected my work in unexpected ways.<p>Food occupies so much of my mental space. Throughout the day, when I’m at meetings or writing stories, my mind often drifts to what I’ll be eating for lunch. On a good day, I’ll spend time plotting how to get myself a …

Mark Twain

Turns out cramming a week’s worth of exercise into one or two sessions is enough

No matter how much you want to get that six pack/shed a few pounds/become generally fitter, life has a habit of getting in the way.<p>You might intend …