George Ward

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The Best 20-Minute Bodyweight Back Workout for Busy Guys

Most of us spend our days hunched over computers, phones, and steering wheels. You feel the toll. It shuts down your glutes, rounds your shoulders, …

Workouts

The Cognitive Biases Tricking Your Brain

Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it?<p>I am staring at a photograph of myself that shows me 20 years older than I am now. I have not stepped into the twilight zone. Rather, I am trying to rid myself of some measure of my present bias, which is the tendency …

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How to Lose Fat Without Losing Muscle

Everything you need to know about how to train, what and when you should eat, and the importance of a better night's sleep.<p>When most people talk about trying to lose weight, what they are really trying to do is lose fat.<p>The problem is, that requires <i>not</i> losing muscle—which your body naturally does …

The 7 Best Foods to Eat For Getting That Six-Pack

Six-Pack abs have earned an almost mythical place in culture. There are literally hundreds of thousands of books, guides, videos, and more claiming …

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

• Their focus shifts from <i>why</i> they’re writing music to <i>what</i> their music has brought them. Consequently, they are either satisfied with their results and no longer have the drive to write more. Or, they desire to make more music but the fire (their “why”) is gone, and thus, they can’t create the same …

Loopholes and the 'Anti-Realism' of the Quantum World

The theoretical physicist John Wheeler once used the phrase “great smoky dragon” to describe a particle of light going from a source to a photon …

A Trainer Shares an Effective Strength Training and Cardio Schedule to Get Rid of Fat

Although a magical formula for losing body fat doesn't exist, we may have come pretty damn close. To be fair, it's not a one-size-fits-all solution, nor is it easy by any means, but Corey Phelps, NASM-certified personal trainer, certified BASI Pilates teacher, and TRX and Spinning instructor, …

Here's How a Registered Dietitian Meal Preps for Her Whole Family For a Week

Healthy eating can sometimes be seen as something that only people who are highly motivated and are willing to spend tons of time on their meal prep. …

I paid off my mortgage with a credit card—here’s how

Earlier this year, my husband and I dropped a major debt we had been carrying around for years — our home mortgage. We decided many years ago that we …

Here’s a Handy Way to Understand Healthy Serving Sizes

Unfortunately, this isn’t quite the full story. In fact, the serving size on a food label is determined by the manufacturer—and not the USDA, who …

Why eight hours a night isn’t enough, according to a leading sleep scientist

For something that we spend a third of our lives doing (if we’re lucky), sleep is something that we know relatively little about. “Sleep is actually a relatively recent discovery,” says Daniel Gartenberg, a sleep scientist who is currently an assistant adjunct professor in biobehavioral health at …

29 Foods the World’s Healthiest People Eat Every Day

Want to keep running until you’re 90? These longevity-boosting foods can help.<p>1 of 29<p>Almonds<p>Rich in healthy fats, fiber, and protein, these nuts are made for more than snacking. Use slivered almonds as a topping for oatmeal or yogurt, add them to muffin recipes, or use almond flour in place of …

9 phrases Montessori teachers use to build resilient kids

While we can't possibly protect our children from all of the hardships and challenges life brings, we <i>can</i> help them cope with these difficulties. We …

70% of Households Are Missing Out on This Important Tax Break

This tax break could be worth thousands -- and taking advantage of it could help you have a more secure retirement.<p>Did you know the government will …

Activating "grandmother neurons" could reset body clock

Humans have evolved to do stuff during the day and sleep at night, but international travel or shift work can throw off that natural rhythm. Finding …

What NOT to buy on Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day is highly anticipated for some online shoppers — but others might be better off waiting until the sounds of jingle bells are in the …

The Grown-Up Way To Drink Tequila

Are you ready to put those tequila-shot nightmares to bed? Yeah, we are too. There are plenty of easy recipes out there that will help you take your …

Trump’s Post-Game North Korea Interviews Were Shockingly Bad

President Trump was fleeced by Kim Jong-un. During Tuesday’s summit between the two world leaders, Trump legitimized Kim’s regime while promising to …

Everything You Need to Know to Lose Weight and Build Muscle With Renaissance Periodization

Renaissance Periodization — while it may sound like you're taking an art history class, it's actually not. The diet and training program is one that puts an emphasis on maintaining muscle while decreasing fat or building muscle if you're too thin. However, the program brings in scientific methods …

Our 20 Most Wallet-Friendly Slow Cooker Recipes

Wanna soften the blow of rent week? Get out your slow cooker! As if we needed another reason to love this appliance, it's a great tool for keeping …

Cooking

A hidden world 30m below Budapest

Few people know you can scuba dive beneath Hungary’s capital – not even the majority of locals who live above the abandoned Kőbánya limestone mine.

Scuba Diving

30-Day Countdown to a Flat Belly By Summer

The official start of summer is about ten weeks away but if you aren’t in tip-top shape just yet there’s no need to worry. Why? Because by making a …

7 Bad Habits Truly Wealthy People Never Have

Almost all of those in the 1 percent have this in common: They don't spend their time doing these things.<p><i>What does the 1 percent do with their time compared to the 99 percent? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

What on Earth Is This Fiery Blob?

At first glance, it looks like a fiery monster out of "The Incredibles." Or maybe a glowing alien orb, or a giant, irritated zit popping up above the …

17 Healthy Foods That Are Actually Dangerous to Overeat

More isn’t always better, even when it comes to healthy foods.<p>First off, it’s worth highlighting that most people don’t even come <i>close</i> to getting as …

Uncovering the science behind 'sound body, sound mind'

Researchers from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden get to grips with the molecular basis of the saying "sound mind, sound body." The key appears to …

Futuristic solar home hidden inside 18th-century stone ruins

1/22<p>Ruin Studio by Nathanael Dorent Architecture and Lily Jencks Studio<p>The stone ruins of an 18th-century Scottish farmhouse have been brought back …

Paris zoo evacuated after 52 baboons escape enclosure

Fifty-two baboons escaped on Friday from their enclosure at the Paris zoological park in Vincennes, on the southeastern outskirts of the French capital, according to reports.<p>The zoo has been evacuated, police have arrived and three marksmen armed with hypodermic guns are at the scene.<p>The latest …

Moscow police raid cinema showing The Death of Stalin

Officers question staff at Pioner cinema, which defied ban on screenings of dark comedy<p>Armed Russian police have raided an arthouse cinema in Moscow that defied a government ban on the screening of Armando Iannucci’s dark comedy The Death of Stalin.<p>Six police officers and a number of plainclothes …

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