Bryan Vehovec

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I had a 'sleep doctor' tell me how to structure my entire day — and I've never felt more energized

There's something weirdly satisfying about knowing what time someone else wakes up, what time they eat an apple, and how long they wait between eating the apple and working out — especially if that someone is famous and successful.<p>Forget working hard and displaying grit — I'm going to eat an apple …

Energized

Bodyweight Giant Set That Burns Fat and Builds Muscle Like Crazy

It’s clear that for sustained fat loss, training is necessary. A diet alone is not a viable option because it will destroy your muscles as much as it …

Exercise

6 Warm-Up Moves You Can Do Before Any Workout

We've all been there. Rushing to get a workout out of the way, we crank up the speed and incline on the treadmill right off the bat or jump into a …

Workouts

3 Superset Workouts That Burn Fat Like Crazy

Fat burning workouts are those that burn most calories per minute, so they have to be intense and get the heart rate high very quickly. That way such …

Workouts

The Shortest, Sweetest Workout You’ll Ever Do

But don't let that fool you—it is intense.<p>With the right moves, you can crush an effective sweat sesh for your whole body that improves your strength, endurance, flexibility, and power.<p>So what are these magical exercises? Well, if I could do only one move for the rest of my life, it would be the …

This startup was named the best place to work in NYC thanks to a unique Japanese philosophy

"Provide omotenashi."<p>Say what?<p>"The easiest literal translation is the ability of the host to predict what his or her guest wants before he or she asks for it," explains Button's CEO Mike Jaconi.<p>"What it speaks to, though, is if given or demonstrated authentically, there's an ability that you have …

Paternity Leave

Sending humans to Mars could uncover a disturbing truth to one of life's greatest mysteries

A theory called panspermia, which dates back to the 5th century BC, posits that certain life forms can hop between planets, and even star systems, to fertilize them with life.<p>Following this theory, some scientists suspect that the first life on Earth never formed on our planet at all, but instead, …

Neuroscientists explain why control freaks are ineffective leaders

Whether you're an IT manager locking down access and permissions to IT-business collaboration tools, or a micromanager who forces a process on her employees to get work done, you may be negatively affecting business productivity.<p>Historically, leaders have controlled employees rather than connecting …

Employment

13 tricks to lead a simpler, happier life

Since then, the thread has ballooned to nearly 700 answers, with users from all over the world weighing in on how to eliminate physical and mental clutter, increase productivity, and ultimately be a happier person.<p>We picked out 13 recent responses that offer creative strategies for streamlining. …

Flickr

The Best Times to Sleep, Wake, Exercise and Eat Are Based on Age, Circadian Rhythms

If you're wondering what the optimal times are to engage in certain activities, listen to your body's circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythms are physiological, mental and behavioral changes governed by the body within a 24-hour clock, according to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. …

Sleep

8 shocking predictions for life after 2020 from Google's genius futurist

He's so influential that Google hired him to lead its artificial intelligence efforts.<p>Kurzweil is known for making predictions, which are right about 86% of the time.<p>Here are some of his most promising (and terrifying) visions of the 2020s and beyond.

Singularity

4 Steps to Get From Where You Are to Being Happy Where You Are

I went to a corporate cocktail party a few nights ago, and being the introvert that I am and deathly allergic to small talk, I decided to skip it and get right down to business. <i>My</i> business, not theirs. Happiness.<p>I quickly discovered that when confronted with the question, "Are you happy?" people …

Happiness

A famous British philosopher says this nightly exercise is better than a sleeping pill

The Swiss-British philosopher Alain de Botton has made a career of bringing high-minded philosophical concepts to the masses with best-selling books like 1997's "How Proust Can Change Your Life" and 2006's "The Architecture of Happiness."<p>In his quest to help others find what makes them feel …

Housekeeping

Hacking Into Your Happy Chemicals: Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins and Oxytocin

<i>Image Credit: Pixabay.</i><p>We might not have a money tree, but we can have a happiness tree. Dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins are the quartet responsible for our happiness. Many events can trigger these neurotransmitters, but rather than being in the passenger seat, there are ways we can …

Self-improvement

22 Kettlebell Exercises That Will Kick Your Ass · Page 2 of 5

Nov 5, 2015<p><b>6) Kettlebell High Pull</b>Targets: Shoulders, arms, glutes, legs (Level: Intermediate)<br>How to: Turn those toes out 45 degrees with feet a bit …

Here's what humanity may be like in 1,000 years

And the technology we build is progressing at a blistering pace. And that pace keeps picking up.<p>Things like flying cars, sophisticated artificial intelligence, and quantum computers may emerge from science fiction into reality in less time than we think.<p>Now ASAP Science has partnered with National …

Singularity

2,500 Year Old Meditation of Limitless Awareness

The following meditation is my interpretation of the Buddha's wonderful teaching known as The "Cula-Suññata" (The Shorter Discourse on Emptiness). It describes how, though a series of patient observations, we can gradually shift our attention from the busy world around us to the formless realms of …

Meditation

We're on the cusp of a revolution that will change the world as much as computers did

At least, so say a number a number of experts in genetics and genomics. That idea was the major common thread in a series of interviews with some of the leading researchers in the field.<p>The latest gene-editing technology, known as CRISPR, can find and replace sections of DNA, turning genes on or …

Genetics

Meet the Parasites That Control Human Brains - The Crux

By Ben Thomas | October 29, 2015 9:00 am<p><i>(Illustration credit: Triff/Shutterstock)</i><p>It’s time to enjoy some monster stories, and the scariest monsters …

Low-carb and Mediterranean diets beat low-fat plans for losing weight – report

Analysis published under the Lancet banner involved more than 68,000 people and finds that sugar was used to bulk up ‘low-fat’ foods<p>Low-fat diets are not as effective as low carbohydrate or Mediterranean diets for losing weight, according to a major new study, but it also concludes that no diets …

Nutrition

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

<i>This article was originally published on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>Have you ever asked yourself questions like these?<p>"Why do I have to get up so early?"<br>• "Why is this happening to me?"<br>• "I'm screwed, aren't I?"<br>• "Why is life so hard?"<br>• "I should just give up, shouldn't I?<p>If you are like the average person, you …

Happiness

We're finally cracking the secrets of what makes us sick

More than a decade after mapping the human genome, and after years of improvements in collecting and sequencing DNA, scientists are figuring out how to get much more use out of these genetic breakthroughs.<p>Our genes help define the characteristics that make us individuals. Just one or sometimes a …

Genetics

A Scientific Strength Training Program

Unless you’re working with a very experienced trainer, it’s difficult to know what the optimal strength training program is. If you search online, …

Exercise

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

8 amazing fat-burning intervals

If your goal is to burn fat, interval training should be part of your workout program. Interval training is a great way to hammer out a quick …

Exercise

Your #2 Might Be The #1 Factor In Understanding Weight Loss

Don’t eat any fat! Or eat all the fat you can jam into your mouth.<p>Don’t eat carbs! Or eat <i>lots</i> of carbs… just not any of the fun ones.<p>Eat six small meals throughout the day… or eat one “the Rock on cheat day”-sized meal before bed.<p>These are all diets I have tried over the years, and though I have …

The 15-Minute HIIT Workout That'll Build Strength—Fast

These days lots of HIIT workouts happen at a frenetic, all-out pace, jumping between exercises without even giving you a chance to wipe the sweat off …

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

By Michael Beck, DETAILS<p>It sounds like a bad infomercial: Get ripped in less time! We're conditioned to believe that jaw-dropping, body-transforming results are achieved only by putting in the hours. But if you've been adhering to the muscle-isolating back-and-bi, chest-and-tri gospel, the truth …

Workouts

38 Dumbbell Exercises That You’ve Probably Never Seen

These movements will ignite your metabolism<p>Have you seen one of these exercises? Okay, yes.<p>Two? Sure.<p>And 10? Maybe.<p>But what about 20? Or 25? For most people—that may not be you, oh experienced one!—we think it’s doubtful.<p><b>Related:</b> The Anarchy Workout—an Intense Fitness DVD from <i>Men’s Health</i> That …