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How Blue Light Could Damage Cells In Your Eyes

During daylight, blue wavelengths of light can be beneficial, playing an important role in setting circadian rhythms, boosting attention and mood. But we didn’t evolve to be exposed to it as much as we are. In addition to the ample blue light in sunlight, most of the light we are exposed to via …

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

How to keep your brain sharp as you get older

Alzheimer’s-related brain changes start as early as your 30s or 40s — but research has unlocked four key strategies that boost your brain power, …

The Tone It Up Girls Show Us the Most Effective Cardio-Ab Routine

Even if you only have a few minutes to spare, it's entirely possible to move your body and boost your heart rate. Take it from Katrina Scott and …

Exercise

These Full-Body Stretches Will Help You Find Your Flexibility

This full-body stretching guide will increase your overall mobility—and make you better at your future fitness pursuits.

Workouts

10 Best Yoga Poses You Should Do Every Day

There are SO many yoga asanas out there that it can be difficult how to figure out which yoga poses you should do every day. Don’t worry. We’ve got …

Yoga

How stretching everyday can benefit your physical and mental health, and improve your problem solving skills

Do you ever feel stiff, sore, and a little too stressed from life’s challenges? Chances are you aren’t stretching enough.<p>While you often hear about …

No, Really: This Is the Secret to Age-Proofing Your Brain

When you think about age-proofing your brain, what's the first thing that springs to mind? Eating healthier food, exercising more, and quitting bad …

Work Your Abs in Just 15 Minutes

Tone and strengthen your abdominal muscles with 8 quick exercises.<p>Warm-up: Cat-Camel<p>After the warm-up, do each exercise once; work your way up to two …

Recipes for a perfect day of clean eating, from breakfast to dessert

You might have the healthiest of intentions to eat acai bowls every morning and kale salads every night, but when you’re just rolling home from a …

This 10-Minute Yoga Flow Will Loosen Up Your Tight Hips

Sky Ting Yoga’s Chloe Kernaghan demos moves to release tension in your pelvis.<p>Stuck in front of a computer all day? Spending too much time parked in …

These Plants Love To Purify Your Home's Air

Botanical beauties to cleanse your place.<p><i>Follow Alice on Instagram @noughticulture, and find How To Grow Stuff here.</i><p>SEE ALSO:<p>SUBSCRIBE AND FOLLOW …

If Your Hamstrings Are Crazy Tight, Open Them With These 18 Stretches

Tight hamstrings go hand-in-hand with running, biking, or sitting at a desk all day. Aside from not being able to jump into a full split on a whim (you know you want to!), tight hamstrings can cause hip, lower back, and knee pain. If you stretch your hamstrings regularly, they will open up! Add …

This Thinning Hair Product Works SO Fast It Keeps Selling Out At Target

Thinning hair happens to everyone at one point or another, but it’s important to remember that it’s not a life sentence. In fact, there are countless …

The One Thing You Should Eat Non-Stop For A Flat Stomach

Overdoing it with any type of food leads to weight gain. “A diet of fried foods, refined flours, sugars, and products with hormones and synthetic …

Target Just Launched the Ultimate Lazy Girl Essentials Line

Made By Design is going to revolutionize your life.<p>Ever tried to cook something, and found your spatula has melted? What about washing your towels, …

Ikea Teams Up with Adidas, Lego, and More in Epic Collab Launch

Everything you need to know about the forthcoming collections.<p>Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at Ikea? This year, we were lucky enough to …

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7-Day, 1,200-Calorie Low-Carb Meal Plan to Lose Weight

Eating a low-calorie, low-carb diet can help you lose weight. This low-carb weight-loss meal plan maps out 7 days of meals to help you lose a healthy …

How to Get a V-Cut Stomach

Six-pack abs are arguably the most desired physical feature for fitness enthusiasts. And save for the rare case, six-pack abs are visual proof of …

Bad News: These "Healthy" Foods May Not Be Good For Your Heart

Eating healthy is never one size fits all. Our bodies are so different, all with various needs and quirks to attend to. So while a seemingly healthy …

What and Where is Jutland?

Jutland, a low-lying peninsula in western Denmark, separates the North and Baltic seas and borders Germany to the south. Home to about 2.5 million …

Jutland

4-Move Motivating Pilates Routine

There are times when workout motivation is lower than normal, days when you either can't get to your workout at all or can't quite push yourself hard …

How do you lower your resting heart rate?

Heart rate refers to the number of heartbeats a person has per minute. It is also commonly called the pulse. Having a lower resting heart rate is …

These Are the Best Ingredients to Add to Your Shake Pre- and Post-Workout

Here's a breakdown of when you want each ingredient and why<p>Protein, carbohydrates, and creatine are three common ingredients for pre- and post-workout shakes. And when you drink them in relation to getting your exercise in does in fact impact which ingredients you should include. (For a workout …

The Best Exercise and Diet Plan For Losing Weight While Gaining Muscle

Researchers from McMaster University may have just discovered the ideal program for quickly losing weight and gaining lean body mass<p>Muscle changes everything.<p>The better your body composition—that is, more muscle and bone, and less fat—the leaner you’ll ultimately be. Muscle increases your resting …

The 100-Rep Lethal Leg Workout

Your glutes, quads, hips, and calves are about to get the workout of their lives<p>There are hundreds of exercises you can choose from to work your lower body.<p>But today, <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour wants you to focus on only one: the extended-range-of-motion Bulgarian split …

6 Post-Workout Foods That Will Help You Build Muscle and Recover Faster

Optimize your training with these science-backed recovery aids<p>If you want to build muscle and reach lofty new fitness goals, downing the right fuel after a workout is nearly as important as exercise itself.<p>“Nailing your post-workout nutrition promotes quicker recovery, reduces muscle soreness, …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

3 Simple Changes This Chef Made to Drop 30 Pounds and Sculpt a Six Pack

Joshua Ingraham feels better than he ever has<p>Most guys who have struggled with their weight have experienced that “ah-ha!” moment—that split second in time when something clicks. Your health is deteriorating and you know you need to do something about it.<p>Josh Ingraham, our recent Ultimate <i>Men's</i> …

Foam Rolling 101: Here's What You Need To Know

In the past couple of years, the use of foam rollers has skyrocketed in the wellness world for its tension-relieving and stress-reducing abilities …