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6 Ways You're Unknowingly Sabotaging Your Workout

Fix these mistakes pronto to sweat like a champ and get results.<p>At this point, you've got the workout basics—like not trusting the calorie count on the treadmill and spending quality time with the foam roller—down pat. But there are other smaller details that are easier to overlook—and that can …

The 6 Best Veggies for Muscle and Strength

Put down that protein shake. Back away from the rotisserie box. Just for a bit. When it comes to building lean, belly-fat-burning muscle, getting …

11 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

Success

8 Subconscious Behaviors That Are Keeping You From Having the Life You Want

Every generation has a "monoculture" of sorts, a governing pattern or system of beliefs that people unconsciously accept as "truth." It's easy to identify the monoculture of Germany in the 1930s, or America in 1776. It's clear what people at those times, in those places, accepted to be "good" and …

Self-help

A History Of Hip-Hop’s Most Disrespectful & Defiant Diss Tracks

The epic social media event that is <b>Drake</b> vs. <b>Meek Mill</b> is in full effect.<p>Drizzy’s “Back To Back” freestyle now has over 4 million plays since its …

The Minimum Amount You Can Strength Train and Still See Results

You Might Like{{displayTitle}}<p>We know it can be tough to go to the gym when there’s a full queue on Netflix, Ben & Jerry's in the freezer, or really,</i> …

Women find boost in ability and other benefits in strength training

Francesca Guagliano likes the toned arms, the camaraderie and the thrill of competition that she gets from her twice-a-week strength-training classes at her gym, CrossFitLA in West Los Angeles. But most of all, she likes being able to carry the dog food.<p>"We joke about it," says the 37-year-old …

Mix Up Workout Routine to Avoid Plateau: Molly Sims' Fitness Tips

For me, it is pretty simple. I won't work out if I find it boring. I will find 292 other ways to spend my time if my fitness regime becomes stagnant. They say "variety is the spice of life" and I couldn't agree more in the land of fitness. My motto is mix it up to keep it up!<p>But there's another …

Exercise

6 Multitasking Strength Training Moves You Need To Try

No time? No problem.<p>No matter how jam-packed your summer schedule may be, you're never too busy to take care of yourself -- <i>especially</i> when the method you choose takes half the time of your typical running route or boot camp class.<p>Latoya Julce, a New York City-based personal trainer who also teaches …

June 2015

Depth Defying

65<p>SHARES<p>We talk a lot about the squat here and for obvious reasons. The squat is arguably one of the best exercises you’ll ever master. Hitting the …

The FDA’s phony nutrition science: How Big Food and Agriculture trumps real science — and why the government allows it

<b>(Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)</b><p>Sugar and corn syrup have been pumped into the food chain, causing a dramatic increase in illnesses. Here’s why<p>Richard Jacoby • Raquel Baldelomar<p>April 12, 2015 2:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Sugar Crush: How to Reduce Inflammation, Reverse Nerve Damage and Reclaim Good</i> …

Nutrition

These Five States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016

On Friday, Nevada lawmakers adjourned without voting on a petition submitted by residents to legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol. That …

Should I Take an Iron Supplement?

<i>A:</i><p>Yes, endurance athletes are at risk of an iron deficiency. And if you are iron-deficient, a supplement may indeed improve your performance and health. But if your iron levels are normal, or close to normal, taking a pill every day won't affect much besides your wallet.<p>Michael Zourdos, assistant …

Pledge to Your Own Resolution

If you're still rocking out your New Years resolution, congratulations -- you are in a select bunch. Most people who make resolutions quit by the middle of January. This gets me thinking not just about resolutions, but also about quitting in general.<p>Why do most people quit?<p>There are countless …

Fatness, Fitness and Fiddling Around

A new study about physical activity, obesity, and mortality has been propagating so many headlines and so much commentary, it's pretty much a given that if you are seeing this, you have seen something like: "inactivity kills more than obesity."<p>As is generally true in such cases, few of the people …