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What's The Best Way To Tone Your Inner Thighs: Curtsy Lunge Or Lateral Lunge?

Figure out how to target that hard-to reach spot.<p><i>Check out</i> Women's Health's <i>Fitness Faceoff every week to learn which moves will best help you reach your fit goals. Here's this week's faceoff:</i><p>There’s nothing like compound moves—squats, lunges, box jumps—to build strength and work more muscles in …

Amplify Your Squats — and Your Booty Gains — With This Simple Exercise Move

Squats are one of the best ways to get those booty gains you've been working toward, but you can get to your goal a little faster with this version that's turned up just a notch.<p>Meet the "squat, hop, and hold." With the tiniest bit of plyo and a little bit of a hold, you'll intensify your squats …

The CDC Postponed Its Workshop on Preparing for Nuclear War

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has postponed a presentation on preparing for nuclear war in favor of a session on this year’s …

Cannabis for export plan

JOHANNESBURG - Australia said yesterday that it planned to become the fourth country in the world to legalise medicinal marijuana exports in a bid to …

Cannabis

How to Conquer 5 Resolutions You’ve Always Had Once and for All

Learn how to finally clean up your diet, have the best sex of your life, and turn three other major resolutions into habits.

Breast implants linked to heightened risk of rare cancer

Women with breast implants have an increased risk of getting a rare type of lymphoma, according to a new study published Thursday in the journal JAMA …

Cancer

The CDC Wants to Prepare Americans for a Nuclear Strike

In what serves as a very sad commentary on the current state of geopolitical affairs, the US Centers for Disease Control will hold a special session …

Vermont Defies Jeff Sessions By Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Attorney General Jeff Sessions launched his long-awaited crackdown on recreational marijuana yesterday, but that didn't stop Vermont lawmakers from …

Foam Mattresses, Explained by a Casper Engineer

by David Holm<p>Jul 10, 2018<p>David Holm is a product quality engineer at Casper. He studied chemical engineering at the University of Minnesota.<p>If you …

This Video Game Abs Workout Makes Planks Way More Fun

The only catch: You should probably master the basic plank first.<p>It's no secret that planks are one of the best core exercises out there. But, to be …

3 Day Split + Full Body Fridays: 4 Day Workout Program to Build Muscle

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Advanced<p>Program Duration8 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout30-45 …

Oprah Winfrey’s 5 Rules to a Better Life

When Oprah Winfrey speaks, the world listens. And with health and wellness top of mind, who better than the woman who has always been transparent about her journey to a healthier lifestyle—struggles, triumphs, et al.—to inspire change. Overcoming a decades-long struggle to control her weight …

Why a Foam Roller Will Change Your Life (and How to Do It)

Whether you've recently kickstarted a new workout plan for the New Year, you're trying to exercise more, or you're just trying to keep up with your …

Massage Therapy

The 4 most fat-burning exercises you can do at the gym

Yes, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but all that indulging can leave us feeling somewhat sluggish and bloated come New Year.<p>There's nothing else for it but to hit the gym.<p>But let's be honest here: you don't want to spend any more time working out than you absolutely <i>have to</i> in …

Exercise

How to get your hands on a historic M1911 pistol from the US Army stockpile

Americans will soon have the rare opportunity to get their hands on a historic military gun.<p>Only American citizens can purchase one of these World War II combat pistols, the M1911, from the U.S. Army stockpile. And only one can be purchased a year by a qualified buyer.<p>The 1911 is one of the most …

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

• Criticizing your partner’s character (“You’re so stupid” vs “That thing you did was stupid”)<br>• Defensiveness (or basically, blame shifting, “I wouldn’t have done that if you weren’t late all the time”)<br>• Contempt (putting down your partner and making them feel inferior)<br>• Stonewalling (withdrawing from an …

Self-improvement

4 Anti-Inflammatory Supplements Doctors Swear By To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

Of course, eating right plays an important role in losing weight. But did you know that supplements can actually boost the results of your healthy …

14 documentaries on Netflix that are scarier than fiction

When you think of scary movies, images of monsters and unstoppable killers come to mind. But documentaries can also tell some horrific stories, …

5 little-known things that are just as deadly as smoking, according to science

The rate of American adults who smoke has declined from 42% in 1965 to 15% in 2015.<p>However, there are a number of risk factors taking its place, many of which stem from people's growing preference for sedentary, isolated lifestyles.<p>As smoking makes its exit in the US, here are the risk factors …

Smoking

Why your muscles hurt so much the day after you work out

Next time: Slow and steady.<p>Ever woken up the day after a workout and wondered what you did to deserve such pain?<p>I’m talking about soreness. That pain can stem from several sources, and understanding what's behind yours will help you best remedy it—and find ways to potentially prevent it in the …

Muscle

How to push yourself through a really hard workout

Regardless of how often you hit the gym, sometimes getting through that 20th burpee feels like torture. Ditto a 30-second plank on a Megaformer, or …

Exercise

Farting: Seven Surprising And Spectacular Health Benefits

<i>By Rebecca Endicott, writer at LittleThings</i><p>These days, it seems to me that people are coy about absolutely <i>everything</i>.<p>Don't get me wrong, I understand the appeal of maintaining an air of mystery. Still, sometimes you just have to square your shoulders and call a spade a spade.<p>I think this is …

Wellness

The 7 Ways Yoga Can Heat Up Your Sex Life

Photographer: Craig White<p>Yoga is an amazing stress reliever that will make you mentally and physically stronger as well as more agile and flexible, but did you know that yoga has the potency to enhance sexual performance and increase your ability to enjoy a more powerful orgasm? Sexual energy is …

Muscle

Kasich on nomination race: 'It's a bizarre process'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Ohio Gov. John Kasich called the Republican presidential primary delegate process "bizarre" on Monday and said the Republican National Convention should adopt rules that would open up the nomination to more candidates.<p>He also reiterated his call for states to "move on" from …

Government

Chinese scientists genetically modify human embryos for the second time

With the same limitations as last year's breakthrough work<p>Scientists in China have reported genetically modifying human embryos in what is only the second published experiment of its kind. Last year, a different team of Chinese researchers edited human embryos in an attempt to remove genes …

Pictures of the Week 12.10.15

A Night to Remember at the Vatican: Pictures

Photography

Holiday Windows in NYC: Pictures