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This is what your smartphone is doing to your brain — and it isn't good

All day long, we're inundated by interruptions and alerts from our devices. Smartphones buzz to wake us up, emails stream into our inboxes, notifications from coworkers and far away friends bubble up on our screens, and "assistants" chime in with their own soulless voices.<p>Such interruptions seem …

Social Media

Irrefutable Evidence That Cats Are Liquid

Though some might be fooled into thinking that cats are solid forms of matter, anyone with access to the internet knows that they're actually …

Lifters Need to Lift More Often

The Perfect Training Frequency and Volume<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Experts used to think that once-a-week, high-volume training for individual …

18 Cats Who Think Your Rules Are Dumb And So Are You

FYI: You don't own cats. They own you.

When Can Kids Start Lifting Weights? | The Art of Manliness

Maybe you’ve been following a barbell training program for a while now. Maybe you do your workouts in a garage gym at home, and your curious kids …

Weightlifting

Arsenic, Lead Found in Popular Protein Supplements

Whether for weight loss, muscle building, or simply as a convenient quick meal on the go, many Americans turn to protein powders and drinks.<p>But a new …

The Best Recovery Tools to Help Ease Pain from Plantar Fasciitis

Banish heel pain and get moving faster with these top-notch recovery tools.<p>Sure, your feet might feel tired after a tough workout or a long night in …

Awesome Budget Lenses for 2018

One thing that you often hear in photography is that if you're going to spend money on anything, it should be on a good lens.Good glass gets you much …

Cameras

You Have to See This Faux Marble Countertop Transformation

Marble is as pricey as it is gorgeous, but there's no real substitute for it, right? If you want the look of marble, you'll just have to save up …

Countertops

Tip: The Truth About Diet Soft Drinks

Don't listen to the internet rumor mongers. Here's the real scoop about dieting and diet drinks.<p>Bad Science<p>A few years ago, researchers from the …

10 habits that will dramatically improve your life

In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The Red Shoes,</i> a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares …

Ultra-sleek Mini Walk smart treadmill tucks away where others can't

The typical treadmill tends to be a heavy combination of a chunky running base topped with an armrest frame and large digital display. Even folding …

The Best Training Split You've Never Tried

Muscle-Specific Training Frequency for Bodybuilding<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Different muscles have different recovery times. The training …

22 Skills Every Kid Should Have By the Time They’re 10

<i>The following was produced in partnership with our friends at</i> <i>New York Life</i><i>, who are committed to helping families be happy, successful, and good at</i> …

How to Make a Great Living Room Obstacle Course

It doesn't have to be a Tough Mudder for kids to have fun and get some much-needed exercise.<p>Long before obstacle-course races became the dad fitness …

Forget Laps: A Better Pool Workout

While water-resistance workouts have been around for a while, Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts quarterback and Bodyarmor spokesperson, has recently …

Andrew Luck

35 Lower-Body Exercises to Shape Your Legs — and You Can Do Them All at Home

Although it's nice to take a trip to the gym and work up a sweat with all the equipment that's available to you, there are times when you just want to work out at home. And you don't necessarily need dumbbells or barbells to sculpt and shape your body. We gathered some of the most effective …

8 Signs You're a Perfectionist (and Why It's Toxic to Your Mental Health)

Studies say that true perfectionists aren't really trying to be perfect. They are avoiding not being good enough.<p>People often confuse high achieving behavior with perfectionistic behavior. High achievers are dedicated, determined individuals who have a strong desire to accomplish something that's …

Self-improvement

Lifting 3 Days a Week Is Best

Make More Gains. Go to the Gym Less Often.<p>A Better Way to Lift Weights<p>One of the most fundamental decisions every lifter needs to make is how often …

Tech of the week: skinsuits, winter bikes and turbos

<b>This week, we’ve been on the track, on the turbo – and out running</b><p>Whose skinsuit is fastest?<p>We’ve been comparing the aerodynamic efficiency of …

Creatine: A Primer On its Uses and Benefits | The Art of Manliness

The guys at the gym rave about the benefits of creatine. Your mom says taking it will ruin your liver, or something. But do you even know what …

Forget getting rich - sex and sleep are the real keys to happiness

It’s often said that money doesn’t bring happiness – but researchers may have found the two things that do. A study has found that sex and sleep are the two things that have the strongest association with a person’s wellbeing.<p>The index, developed by researchers Oxford Economics, found that …

How close do you need to be to benefit from drafting?

<b>Wind tunnel tests and CFD calculations by Swiss Side wheels show the effect of drafting</b><p>Aerodynamicists at wheel brand Swiss Side have conducted CFD …

You’ll Never Be Famous — And That’s O.K.

Today’s college students desperately want to change the world, but too many think that living a meaningful life requires doing something extraordinary and attention-grabbing like becoming an Instagram celebrity, starting a wildly successful company or ending a humanitarian crisis.<p>Having idealistic …

How to Do 16 Different Types of Push-ups

Push-ups are pretty damn hard. My high school cheerleading coach insisted that the whole squad could bang out 20 push-ups by the time summer cheer …

WATCH: The Bodyweight Workout To Fire-Up Your Fitness Today

This Bodyweight GPP (General Physical Preparedness) circuit, devised by the guys at Starks Fitness Gym, will work every muscle in your body and get …

The Squat Progression Guide

<b>No training program is complete without some squat variation.</b> While articles abound about which variation is best, the reality is that the benefits …

Simple 15-minute total body workout

With a new episode published every Monday, our new fitness series showcases a range of fun and easy-to-follow workouts designed to reinvigorate your lifestyle.<p>In this, the second video in the series, Frame instructor Adam Tench takes you through a total body workout you can complete at home without …

Why You Should Eat More Avocado

Here is some very good news for guacamole lovers everywhere: A new review of scientific literature suggests that eating avocado may help prevent …

If It Doesn't Suck, It's Not Worth Doing

According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.<p>According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.<p>The dread of asking your boss for a …