Ariella Ortega

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17 Ways You're Stretching Wrong

The best-feeling part of your workout could be ruining all your hard work.<p>Ask five trainers at your gym, and you can bank on five different answers about how and when to stretch. That's because there's a ridiculous amount of conflicting science on proper stretching techniques — and most people were …

This Is The #1 Ritual You Need To Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

Happiness

Why Isis fights

Jihadi fighters in Iraq and Syria reveal the apocalyptic motivations of the militant movement that has hijacked the Syrian uprising – and transformed the Middle East<p>اقرأ التقرير باللغة العربية<p>For more than a century, Dabiq was one of northern Syria’s forsaken villages, a speck on a vast …

Middle East

U.S. unemployment rate hits 5.1%, lowest in 7 years

Talk about a toss up. The state of U.S. jobs is pretty healthy. But the latest jobs report presented a mixed bag of news.<p>First the good: the U.S. unemployment rate fell to 5.1%, down by nearly half since the peak (10%) during the Great Recession.<p>While it was a healthy sign, August's job gains sent …

Economy

How to optimise your brain's waste disposal system

New research suggests that body posture during sleep may affect the efficiency of the brain’s self-cleaning process<p>The human brain can be compared to something like a big, bustling city. It has workers, the neurons and glial cells which co-operate with each other to process information; it has …

Neuroscience

Cooking Hacks for Healthier Weight Loss Foods

But what about the cooking tricks that make food healthier? Fortunately there are a handful of simple steps you can take in the kitchen that boost …

Nutrition

The Exercise That Stimulates New Muscle Growth

One such movement: the medicine-ball side-lunge flow, says David Jack, creator of the <b>Men’s Health 60-Day Transformation</b>—a high-intensity fitness DVD that packs 10 cutting-edge workouts.<p>It challenges your body in multiple ways by requiring total-body balance and coordination, strength in your legs, …

The Health Benefits of Cutting Back Carbs

And yet we still can’t break our addiction to them. (And it is an addiction, according to certain studies.) Worse, even if you are careful about …

Nutrition

What Happens to Your Body When You Skip the Gym?

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters, Life by DailyBurn</i><p>No matter how dedicated you are to fitness, sooner or later, it’s going to happen: You’re going to skip a …

5 Filling Breakfasts for Weight Loss

Sure, time is always an issue, but 15 minutes spent making breakfast could help you lose weight—and save you from a sweat session at the gym. Sounds …

Nutrition

The Best Flat-Belly Superfoods

Impossible? Not only is it possible, it’s science: The new science of how certain foods (burgers, smoothies, even steak!) can reverse our fat storage …

Nutrition

11 Eating Habits That Will Uncover Your Abs

Your six-pack solution is finally here. The video above features the essential exercises guaranteed to blast flab from your belly—no crunches …

Nutrition

Heathy Fats That Are Good for Weight Loss

You are NOT always what you eat. If we were what we ate, then people who ate lots of hot dogs and pork chops would be solid walls of muscle. People …

Nutrition

The Healthy Potato Salad Recipe You Need For Your Next Party

If you strive to eat healthily but often crave carbs, here’s one way to indulge without destroying your diet: healthy lemon potato salad. Nutritionist Keri Glassman shares her recipe in the video above for an alternative to mayonnaise-based potato salad, and explains how potatoes can actually help …

11 Weight Loss Tips from Professional Nutritionists and Trainers

Weight Loss