Christine D.

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How Close Are We, Really, to Curing Cancer with CRISPR?

Followers of science and health news, particularly those with a terminal illness, may get the impression that the dawn of a new, disease-free era is …

Genetics

The Equation That Will Make You Better at Everything

As an athlete, if you want to improve something—your 100-meter time, say, or your deadlift PR—you’ve got to apply a challenge, some sort of “stressor,” and then follow it with a period of rest and recovery. Too much stress without enough rest and you get injury, illness, and burnout. Not enough …

San Antonio

This Is Your Brain On Music

USC's Dr. Assal Habibi has been studying the brains of 80 kids for five years in the hopes of answering the question: does studying music enhance …

Los Angeles

11 Seemingly Innocent Habits That Can Actually Make Someone A Toxic Person

For people who are struggling to maintain healthy relationships with their friends, family, and partners, it can help to look at any toxic …

Self-help

Why You Sometimes Taste Blood or Get Brain Fog While You're Running

Aerobic exercise comes with some weird side effects.<p><i>This article was written by Selene Yeager and provided by our partners at</i> Bicycling<i>.</i><p>The benefits of aerobic exercises such as cycling or running are unmistakable. But a few of the odder side effects—like tasting blood during a race, maybe—could be …

Richard Restak: Mozart’s Memorization of Miserere and Improving your Memory with Visual Chess

In 1956 George Miller, a Princeton University psychologist, set out an important principle that you’ve probably heard of in a paper titled “The …

Mozart

Exhibition reveals hidden history of Colosseum after the fall of Rome, from medieval fortresses to slaughterhouses

Archaeologists in Rome have discovered the remains of a timber walkway used by soldiers guarding a fortress built into the remains of the Colosseum during the Middle Ages.<p>Gladiatorial contests and other spectacles held in the massive amphitheatre ground to a halt by the sixth century AD with the …

22 Fitness Pros Share Their Favorite Abs Exercises

There are only so many ways you can do crunches or planks before you get bored. But that's no reason to skip a core session. A strong torso sets the …

This Genius Tabata Toilet Paper Workout Will Make You LOL

It might seem like bathroom humor, but this toilet paper Tabata workout is no joke.<p>There are a lot of excuses you can make to avoid a workout: "The …

Tip: Fire Up Your Legs and Lungs

This exercise is half muscle-builder and half metcon. Here's how to do it.<p>Forward to Reverse Lunge Combo<p>This one's for iron addicts who love searing …

Workouts

The Mechanics Of Human Running

Did you know that humans are the only ones who land on their heels when they run? While most animals (felines, canines) move around primarily on the …

21 Secrets Fitness Editors Swear By To Stay In Shape

Find out how to get fitter faster.<p>How do people who work out for a living actually work out? Brilliant Q! That's why we recruited our fitness editors, our international crew (we have 28 editions), and our siblings (we share a parent company with <i>Men's Health</i>, <i>Bicycling</i>, and <i>Runner's World</i>). They all …

5 Simple Things To Do Instead When You're Over Running

You train hard and race even harder, riding on an endless runner’s high. Then, all of a sudden, your legs feel like lead and you’ve lost the spring …

Exercise

This Is The Best Workout For Weight Loss, According To Science

Turn your gym routine into calorie-torching gold.<p>When you're working out to drop pounds, choosing a plan or even just a class that gives you the most fat-burning power for your hour can be confusing AF. But now, a new study is breaking down which workouts are actually worth your time.<p>For the study, …

The Biggest Lie in Fitness

And the Truth About Building Muscle and Losing Fat<p>The Question<p>What's the biggest lie in fitness?<p>Lee Boyce – Strength Coach and Performance Expert<p>"Add …

Muscle

Tip: Negative Pull-Ups for Strength & Size

Use this training method as a finisher, a pre-exhaust technique, or just to boost your pull-up strength.<p>Overloaded eccentrics – a fancy way of saying …

A minimally invasive tool to measure muscle impairment

A minimally invasive, fiber-optic technique that accurately measures the passive stretch and twitch contraction of living muscle tissue could someday …

I'm Proof That You Can Be 'Fat' AND Healthy

The author, Mirna Valerio<p>I run. I jog. I hop and skip along roads and trails, and sometimes—albeit reluctantly—the track. Sometimes I trip over real …

Weight Training Basics for Runners

<b>Despite what some people think, weight lifting and running go hand and hand.</b> For runners, strength training is a key component in boosting …

5 military-inspired moves for a full-body workout

There’s fit — and then there’s military fit. Prepare to get a military-grade workout with these five exercise moves, inspired by the troops. Just bring your body. No equipment needed.<p><b>1. Army crawl</b> <br>A staple of military bootcamps and mud runs alike, this exercise trains core strength, muscular …

The No-Equipment Cardio Kickboxing Workout to Make You Feel Badass

Become a fierce fighting machine, without even leaving your house.<p>As fun as it is to flip tires, lift heavy weights, or burn your muscles out at the …

A Beginner’s Guide to the Gym: Everything You Need to Know

<i>“Palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy” -Eminem.</i>Although Eminem was talking about being nervous before walking into a rap battle, that phrase …

Workouts

5 morning workouts for all-day energy

Just the thought of working out first thing in the morning sounds like drudgery. And to makes matters work, you typically work late, wake up late, …

12 Plank Variations For A Rock Solid Core

istock<p>There's no doubt that 'the plank' is one of the best core exercises on the planet. But for many of us, endless sets at the end of each and …

Workouts

The 5 Worst Mistakes I Made as a New Runner and How You Can Learn From Them

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Beginner Running Tips<p>Tips For New Runners<p>The 5 Worst Mistakes I Made as a New Runner and How You Can Learn From Them<p>Shares<p>I …

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10 Ways To Stay Productive (and Avoid Your Afternoon Slump)

Change your approach to productivity and let the results speak for themselves.<p>By the time 3:00 p.m. hits, my body starts telling me that it's time to check out. Despite my high motivation and earnest desire to achieve my goals, simple biology causes my energy levels to plummet, negatively impacting …

This is your brain on art: A neuroscientist’s lessons on why abstract art makes our brains hurt so good

<b>(Getty/Daniel Leal-Olivas)</b><p>It took a Nobel-winning scientist who specializes in human memory to break new ground in art history<p>Noah Charney<p>December 18, 2016 7:00pm (UTC)<p>The greatest discoveries in art history, as in so many fields, tend to come from those working outside the box. Interdisciplinary …

Art