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There's More Proof That Ketamine Works for Depression

For decades, scientists have searched for a new type of antidepressant, one that works differently from the 20-plus drugs already on the market. …

Neuroscience

A No-Equipment Upper-Body Strength Workout

Doing a perfect push-up works nearly all of the major muscle groups in your body, but it's your chest, shoulders, and arms that do the, er, heavy …

Workouts

Your Body Is the Ultimate Gym

"The more you know about exercise, the less complicated equipment you need." -- Vince Gironda<p>Somewhere along the way we've gotten away from how simple strength and fitness training can be. While new technology and equipment is not without its benefits, in many cases it can start to distract us in …

7 Standalone Novels for Fantasy Lovers

Like misfortunes, fantasy novels rarely come singly.<p>Maybe it’s because the great grand-daddy of the genre, J.R.R. Tolkien, wrote a trilogy with an …

How to Make Quick and Easy Thai-Style Beef With Basil and Chilies

<i>Phat ka-phrao</i> is a ubiquitous street dish in Thailand, where cooks wielding woks will rapidly stir-fry sliced or minced meat flavored with garlic, shallots, fish sauce, and fiery Thai bird chilies, finish it off with a big handful of holy basil, and serve it with rice and perhaps a fried egg on …

Here’s the Schedule Very Successful People Follow Every Day

All too often, productivity tips are a dime a dozen. Some even <i>conflict</i> with each other. What we need is a system.<p><b>What schedule do the pros use? What</b> …

Mace Training

If Jon Snow (<i>Game of Thrones</i>), King Leonidas (<i>300</i>) and Maximus Decimus Meridius (<i>Gladiator</i>) all worked out together, this is probably the workout they’d choose.<p>Mace Training, inspired by the ancient Persian warrior elite, is an improvement on the sledgehammer that is believed to be a more effective …

Why Not Desiring Sex Was the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me

One of the most common questions people ask me after reading my blog about exploring sexuality is "What was the turning point?" If discrepancy in desire is the most common issue raised in a sex therapist's office, then my marriage was certainly in good company! So what was the trigger that allowed …

Chasing Away the Blues: Depression Is a Symptom of Stress... and Exercise Is a Treatment

I'm a total stressed-out mess. It's so ironic, because I literally teach a class on how bad stress is for our bodies, and yet I have a hard time internalizing the lessons. There's just so much to do! There is no doubt that our society puts a lot of pressure on us to take on more than we can handle. …

This Is the No. 1 Ritual You Need to Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

Happiness

Taking the Pulse of Investment in Social Enterprise (SSIR)

Social investment markets are growing around the globe and—as efforts like the G8 Social Impact Investment Taskforce indicate—they are increasingly …

Innovation

The Get Lean Workout

This is your ticket to a leaner, more shredded body<p>Some things in life are complicated—taxes, rocket science, women—but losing your spare tire doesn’t have to be one of them.<p>This 30-minute fat-loss workout is as simple as it gets. It consists of only 8 exercises—but those movements were …

23 Protein Shake Recipes for Weight Loss From Eat This, Not That!

Packed with essential nutrients that keep your skin, hair, bones and heart healthy, there’s virtually no prep work or cleanup with shakes. But not …

The beginner's guide to interval training

Do You Really Need a Vibrating Foam Roller?<p>I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ Insane ‘Deadpool 2’ Workout—and Now I Know Why He’s Shredded<p>F.D.A. Approves …

Eradicating energy poverty through social enterprise

<i>Originally published by Media Club South Africa, May 14, 2015.</i><p><b>Solar Sister empowers women in Africa to be entrepreneurs. They earn an income through</b> …

solarsister

The Beginner’s Guide to Interval Training

Men's Fitness Editors

Bodyweight Hypertrophy: 10 Ways to Build Muscle

One of the biggest myths in the fitness industry is that bodyweight exercises cannot be used to build muscle.<p>Resistance is resistance, whether it …

Exercise

10 At-home Workouts to Build Muscle in Under 20 Minutes

You put in long hours at work, or maybe even work overnight shifts. You’re tight on money. You want to spend downtime with friends. A hurricane or …

StreamFIT 40-Minute Bodyweight Cardio/Core Follow-Along Workout with BJ Gaddour

The fat-burning home workout

Walking into a gym for the first time can be more than a little intimidating and, as such, building up a good level of base strength before you …

Microgrids Key to Bringing a Billion Out of the Dark

Changing Planet<p>Every night, more than a billion people live in the dark when the sun goes down. They experience a different world than that of people in developed countries. Their only source of light, where available, comes from kerosene – a fuel that is expensive, dirty and potentially dangerous. …

How to grow food in a slum: lessons from the sack farmers of Kibera

Photograph: Patrick Mayoyo/Patrick Moyoyo<p>Ramadhan Abdulrahman, a member of the NYS Kambi Muruu sacking farming initiative in Kibera, taking care of his …

Urban Agriculture

Want to Burn Fat? Then Eat More (Not Less) Food - Dr. Mark Hyman

While my books and lectures often focus on weight loss, I never tell my patients to lose weight. I simply help them restore health, and the magic of …

How to Improve Self-Esteem: A New Secret From Research

It seems we all want to know how to improve self-esteem these days.<p>Life can be hard. And who is usually hardest on you? Yourself. There’s that …

Self-help