Alisha Tregear

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4 Must-Do Strength-Training Moves For Runners

Want to be a better runner? What about just running and feeling less tired? That seems like a reasonable goal. Or maybe you want to run without hurting your knees. The secret? Strength training. Before you build up to using weights, there are some fantastic bodyweight moves you can do (including …

Tip: Wrist Exercises for Fighters and Lifters

Weightlifters and fighters both need wrist strength and durability. These exercises will build it. For advanced athletes only!<p>These exercises are NOT …

What Kind of Entrepreneur Are You? According to These Princeton Professors, There Are 4 Types

Who you are plays the biggest role in successful business building, according a new book by Chris Kuenne and John Danner.<p>There are a lot of factors that contribute to the success--or failure--of a new business. But Chris Kuenne and John Danner, both of whom teach entrepreneurship at Princeton …

Leadership

Introducing the Special Forces Workouts (and a Must-Read FAQ)

Click Here to Get Started on the Special Forces Workouts<p><i>The Special Forces workouts start today! This program is designed by Special Forces operator</i> …

The neuroscience argument against “living in the present”

There are plenty of advice columns, self-help books, and loosely spiritual twenty-somethings devoted to extolling the virtues of living in the present. The advice is intended as an antidote to life spent scrolling absentmindedly through twitter or planning next weekend, while failing to appreciate …

Neurophilosophy

A Zen Master Explains the True Meaning of Non-Attachment and Why Most People Get it Wrong

A lot of people tend to misunderstand the non-attachment concept inspired by Buddhism.<p>While some people think it’s negative, non-attachment actually …

Mindfulness

What's The Largest Galaxy In The Universe?

Our Milky Way contains some 400 billion stars, spanning 100,000 light years in diameter.<p>Yet compared to other galaxies, it’s not even especially large.<p>In our own local group, the Andromeda galaxy is significantly larger, reaching 220,000 light years across.<p>Interacting spiral galaxies can have their …

Astrophysics

...And This Is Where The Oil Will Come From

During the height of the peak oil scare, a pundit commented to me that the lack of billion-barrel discoveries in recent years seemed alarming, and my reassurance that this primarily reflected the shift of drilling from the Middle East to other, less prospective, areas was less than compelling. …

Oil

11 New Books Worth Reading in May

You know what I love about the Spring and Summer seasons? It's suddenly socially appropriate to break out the chick lit (a term I use endearingly). Fall and Winter are for heavy books; when I head to the admittedly shady part of the beach, I like to bring a fun, easy novel with me. Maybe I got it …

Reality is not what it seems: the science behind why optical illusions mess with our minds

In February 2015, a photo posted on Tumblr went viral on a global scale and inadvertently spoke to the issue of the subjectivity of perception - and …

Mindy Kaling

The Science of Laughter--and Why It Also Has a Dark Side

<i>The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research.</i><p>When you hear someone …

Doctors have finally found a more accurate way than BMI to determine whether your weight is healthy

The index, a measure of body fat based on your weight in relation to your height, can be traced back to the 1830s. Despite its popularity, it's now understood to be a relatively crude measure of fitness.<p>Now there's finally an alternative — and it solves the biggest problem with the BMI.<p>On Monday, a …

Harvard Medical School

'Wootube' is the hit YouTube channel that's making math hella fun again

For the past decade or so, there's been a decline in the number of mathematics students in high schools in Australia. But one teacher is giving new …

It’s the end of the world and we know it: Scientists in many disciplines see apocalypse, soon

Stephen Hawking is one of many scientists who see the possible near-term demise of our species. Spend that 401k!<p>While apocalyptic beliefs about the end of the world have, historically, been the subject of religious speculation, they are increasingly common among some of the leading scientists …

How to build muscle: a complete guide to making a bigger, stronger you

As a personal trainer of some ten years now, I’ve seen hundreds if not thousands of people transform their physiques from the classic ‘nine stone weakling’ to walking, talking mountains of muscle.<p>Unfortunately, I’ve also seen a lot of effort wasted in the pursuit of gaining muscle size. There are …

Nutrition

5 Ancient Buddhist Practices That Will Change the Way You Live Your Life

If you want to look for a place to start finding your inner peace, look to Buddhism. Zen Buddhism will guide you to find the road to happiness and …

Meditation

Finding a New Path When You’re Attached to the Old and Scared of Failing

<b>“All endings are just beginnings. We just don’t know it yet.” ~Mitch Albom</b><p>The difficulty of finding, let alone staying on a path was brought to mind …

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think

It's really easy to stray from the path. Like airplanes, we constantly need to make course corrections.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive at the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon …

Self-improvement

As a mental health nurse, people don't realise I'm more soldier than nurse

They imagine me making up beds and giving out medication. They don’t see the steel behind my eyes<p>When I tell people I am a nurse working on an acute psychiatric ward they often say, “That must be hard”. They imagine something quite different from reality. They see me by the bedside of a crying …

This simple chart illustrates the frightening force driving the economy

Grant Williams, the author of the widely-read financial publication “Things That Make You Go Hmmm” and co-founder of Real Vision Television, says …

8mm Howlite Turquoisite Beads Tibetan Buddhist Mala Bracelet for Meditation Rosary

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Jewelry