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Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and the US Army training exams, sit-ups are developing a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce …

Exercise

Single injection could cure both obesity and type 2 diabetes

Single injection could cure both obesity AND type 2 diabetes without any side effects, study finds<p><b>Injecting a hormone causes weight loss and greater</b> …

Diabetes

There's a New STD in Town, and It Could Soon Become a Superbug

If left untreated, it can cause female infertility.<p>Sexually transmitted infections can be worrisome and embarrassing, but with a few notable …

Public Health

New research sparks call for guidelines around high-intensity interval training

The study findings – presented by Associate Professor Jinger Gottschall at the 2018 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Annual Meeting this …

Exercise

The right mix of gut microbes relieves autism symptoms in the long run

Replacing missing gut microbes improves autism symptoms in children even two years later.

Autism

Midwife beats newborn baby in maternity unit 'because she kept crying and waking other babies'

A newborn baby girl was beaten by a midwife because she kept 'crying and waking up other tots.'<p>Horrific CCTV showed the tiny four-day-old being …

Crime

An 11-Year-Old Got Most Of Her Genes From Her Dad, And Almost None From Her Mom

Only about 25 people in the world — all girls — have been reported with this genetic syndrome.<p>An 11-year-old girl from the Czech Republic was born with genes that came almost entirely from her father, instead of half from each parent.<p>Only about 25 people in the world — all girls — have been …

Genetics

Special Forces Commandos Eat Like This To Build Muscle & Drop Fat

Your nutrition has a massive effect on your athletic performance and your aesthetics. Coming from a background of competitive gymnastics, soccer, …

Nutrition

How Ginger Fights Body Fat

<i>This story originally appeared on Time.com by Amanda MacMillan.</i><p>Ginger, as a supplement or an ingredient in food and drink, may protect against …

Breakthrough obesity jab that mimics gastric band helps patients lose one stone every month

A new hormone jab that mimics the gastric band has been hailed the "most exciting" obesity treatment ever discovered after some patients lost more …

The Best Men’s Scents of Summer 2018

Maybe it’s absurd, but we like to think of your favorite men’s summer fragrances as seasoning. If you put on too much, or the wrong garnish …

Food

15 Best Foods to Put in Your Smoothie

Have you been drinking a smoothie or a fast-food milkshake for breakfast?We ask because many smoothies—whether they’re bottled brands from the …

Gold’s Gym Olympic Workout Bench w/ Squat Rack drops to $139 shipped (Reg. $170+)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Walmart is offering the Gold’s Gym XRS 20 Olympic Workout Bench with Squat Rack for <b>$139 shipped</b>. While it is currently …

Having Big Genitals Can Spell Evolutionary Disaster, Say Paleobiologists

Bigger isn't always better, at least for some species.<p>For most animals, survival is all about being good at getting laid. That’s why sexual …

Zoology

Anal Sex Is Fun, but Keep in Mind These Potential Health Risks

Anal sex can be very pleasurable and a fun change from the usual for everyone involved, but as with any form of intimacy, there are some risks involved. "Remember that genitals fill with blood from front to back, so it's important to begin with lots of stimulation and foreplay," says Antonia Hall, …

Hpv

Alzheimer’s memories could be switched back on with implant

Alzheimer’s sufferers could once again remember the faces of loved ones, or find their way back home, after scientists developed a way to boost memories.<p>In a groundbreaking pilot study, US researchers recorded memories as they were being formed and then later played them back into the brains of 10 …

The Truth About Men and Sex

Over my career as a sex therapist, I have had the opportunity to sit with thousands of men as they've discussed their sexual feelings, sex lives, and …

6 Things Smart People Do to Have Really Interesting Conversations

Hate small talk? Tired of the same old questions? These six approaches will make you that much more interesting.<p>Next time you go to a traditional networking event, a cocktail party, or a dinner, do us all a favor: Lose the elevator pitch. That approach is quickly losing relevancy in making …

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Stress in fathers may alter sperm and affect behaviour in offspring

Stressed fathers may end up with changes to their sperm that could affect behaviour in their offspring, research in mice has shown.<p>Previous work by the team found that male mice who were exposed to a mildly stressful event, such as being restrained, produced sperm that was richer in certain types …

Neuroscience

Alzheimer's Plaques Erased in Mice—What's Next?

The remarkable results suggest a route for future medications, but a great deal of work remains.<p>Now more than ever, Alzheimer's disease poses an enormous burden. The neurodegenerative disease afflicts more than five million Americans, robbing them of their memories and placing strain and heartache …

Dementia

Ashwagandha: The Wonder Herb

Since childhood, I have been hearing this name but nobody explained what it is exactly. In my late teens, I saw this herb on the footpaths of Mumbai, …

30 Popular Men’s Haircuts for 2018

Whether you like a short crop or long locks, these are the most popular men's haircuts right now. Choose one to be your new hairstyle, and you'll …

The Startling Link Between Sugar and Alzheimer's

A high-carb diet, and the attendant high blood sugar, are associated with cognitive decline.<p>In recent years, Alzheimer’s disease has occasionally been referred to as “type 3” diabetes, though that moniker doesn’t make much sense. After all, though they share a problem with insulin, type 1 diabetes …

Diabetes

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

This Dog Hitchhiked 932 Miles Because His Family Went on Vacation Without Him (Video)

Rusty, an Australian terrier with incredible ingenuity and strength of spirit, made his way across 932 miles of Australia when his family went on …

Australia

5 Advanced Chest Workouts Using Proven Scientific Techniques

Building a big chest is just about every gym goer’s primary focus at one point or another.<p>However, most people think that the bench press alone is …

Samsung's Micro LED bet will define its future in TVs

Samsung Electronics is going its own way with Micro LED in TVs, leaving behind OLED. The move will be a true test of the legitimacy of its number one …

Inside Telegram’s ambitious $1.2B ICO to create the next Ethereum

We have even more information about messaging app Telegram’s plans for cashing in on its popularity within the crypto community with the massive ICO for its proposed Telegram Open Network (TON) project (that we first reported), after obtaining the whitepaper and investor prospectuses in full.<p>From …

Blockchain

5 Tips For Finding The Next Bitcoin, Ethereum And Ripple

Bitcoin, Ehereum, Ripple, Litecoin and a few other high visible cryptocurrencies have made early investors very rich, very quickly. And they could make many more investors rich, provided that they continue to rise at the recent feverish pace that parallels big lottery Jackpots.<p>But that’s unlikely, …

Cryptocurrency

Sweatcoin Is a Digital Currency You Earn For Working Out

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get out of the house and move a little more, a mobile app called Sweatcoin might help give you the …

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