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The Weightlifting Routine That Helped This Runner Put On 40 Pounds Of Muscle

Ryan Hall is the fastest American-born marathoner. After his retirement, he set his sights on the bulking up<p>When Ryan Hall returned to the Boston Marathon in April to make appearances, all anybody could talk about was his size. Since he announced his retirement from professional running this …

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5 Events to Train For Other Than a Race

Shutterstock<p>Why You Should Have #Goals<p>Nothing will keep you on the training track better than a looming race. Knowing you have to make it through all …

Exercise

Who's more electable: Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton?

The "electability" question has loomed large in discussion of the Democratic primary even though it hasn't been explicitly discussed much by the candidates. Hillary Clinton's supporters routinely raise it as a key problem with Bernie Sanders' aspirations. Sanders' supporters, meanwhile, are …

4 Moves to Build Abs of Steel

We all want to feel great, build muscle, and stay lean. Most of us also want to keep our midsection in check. Just about any guy trying to cut down …

This Wearable Gets You Out of Bed With Electric Shocks

What's a surefire way to break your snooze button habit? The threat of electrocution.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

Cool Colorado Companies: Stryd, world's 1st wearable device to measure running power

BOULDER, Colo. - A Boulder company has invented what they call the world’s first wearable device to measure power for runners, and say they want to …

13 Books to Excite and Exercise Your Right Brain

Right-brainers are adored for their exceptional artistic and empathetic tendencies. From designers of major fashion lines and movie stars to writers and creative makers, right-brainers can think outside of the box and easily relate to others, which are super powerful characteristics that are …

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8 Best Shoulder Exercises That Build Huge Shoulders

In order to build big shoulders you have to understand the basic anatomy of this muscle group and train each part of it desperately. Shoulders …

20 Simple Exercises That Show Results After One Workout

Yes, for real.<p>First thing's first: No, you can't get ripped overnight (no matter what that Instagram ad says.) But even though muscles aren't built in a day, that doesn’t mean a solid workout can't give you instant definition. See, by performing certain moves—think, three to five sets of eight to …

Here’s How A Month Of Exercise Affected My Brain

It’s been long known that physical activity produces mental benefits, but are all exercises equal when it comes to brain boosts?<p>Recently the <i>New York Times</i> reported on a Finnish study published in the <i>Journal of Physiology</i> that found, as long thought, that physical exercise could have a positive …

17 Things Therapists Want You To Know Before Your First Session

Just in case you're imagining yourself sprawled on a chaise lounge as your therapist asks, "And how does that make you feel?"<p>But even once you've decided on a therapist (find out how to do that here), not knowing what to expect can be intimidating.<p>So to help you feel as mentally prepared as …

Been Traumatized? Here's How PTSD Rewires the Brain

We tend to float about our lives, worrying about little inconveniences. But if the space inside your head is generally a peaceful one, count yourself …

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

Improving Memory

In many ways, our memories shape who we are. They make up our internal biographies—the stories we tell ourselves about what we've done with our …

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5 Mindful Ways to Help Someone who is Hurting.

We’ve all been there.<p>We see someone hurting. Maybe it’s someone we love, or someone we don’t even know. But because they are hurting, <i>we</i> are …

The High-Intensity Workout That’s Easy on Your Joints

Forget the notion of intimidating boot camps with scary drill sergeants. This 37-minute workout is nothing like that. Fitness trainer Kelly Lee leads …

13 Trainers Share The Best Damn Workout Advice They've Ever Received

"Mind over matter." "You'll surprise yourself with what you can do." "Pain is temporary." Chances are you've heard these rallying cries before about halfway through that last circuit of burpees and jumping lunges. The little nuggets of motivation work, we say them to ourselves for a reason. But …

3 Keys to Spring Cleaning Your Mind -- And Your Life

<i>By Becky Karush</i><p>Spring is a time for renewal, longer days and warmer forecasts. It's also a time for spring cleaning--to clear out the cobwebs that gather in our homes and in our minds. If one of your goals this season is to get organized, you're in good company: a recent survey shows that 72 …

How fat cells work and why it’s impossible to “burn” them off

When we think about our weight it’s often tied to how much fat we have in our bodies.<p>But in early 2016, scientists debunked body-mass index (BMI), a calculation of someone’s percentage of body fat based on their height and weight, as a measure (paywall) of overall health. The authors argued that …

How to Dissolve Your Big, Dark Blob of Emotional Pain

photo source: Leda Asmar<p><b>Have you ever been stuck in a downward spiral of painful emotions?</b><p>Something happens during your day that hurts you, but it doesn't stop with just the initial pain. It avalanches into a huge ball of agony, with sharp edges and horns, maybe even a devil's tail.<p>It could be as …

What a 10-Day Meditation Challenge Taught Me About Myself

Recently I was forced to consider the state of my emotional and mental well-being. It was the second time in a week where I was sitting in my car in a parking lot, unable to work, focus, or even to get out of the vehicle. I was having a mental and emotional breakdown and I wasn't sure what to do. I …

Your Immune System Needs Its Sleep

I used to stay up pretty late. Not absurdly late -- probably average for a 20-something. Falling asleep in front of my laptop to Netflix was a nightly occurrence, and a standard day involved a struggle to keep my eyes open accompanied by varying levels of crankiness. Yet I still wondered why I was …

How To Stop Feeling So Stressed, According To Science

Despite what self-appointed zen gurus out there would like you to believe, you'll never be able to "beat stress" completely — and honestly, who would …

Mental Health

Taliban app makes it into Google Play, briefly

The Taliban has been taking pointers from the Islamic State's online presence, keeping its social media accounts and website updated and fresh, and even launching a new app through the Google Play store last week.<p>But that app—called "Pashto Afghan News—Alemarah," per the <i>Guardian</i>—has now been …