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Scientists have figured out exactly how much you need to exercise to slow your heart’s aging process

So there’s good news and there’s bad news.<p>The good news is there are steps you can take to slow your heart’s aging process, increasing the chances of living a long, healthy, fruitful life. The trade-off is that you really do have to go to the gym.<p>New research published this week in the Journal of …

Research

5 Reasons Why I Hate Religious Christianity

<i>Photo: Karl Fredrickson via Unsplash</i><p>I have a confession to make. To some it may sound shocking, especially considering I write faith-based blog posts, but.... I hate religious Christianity. Now, before you think I have gone off the deep end and I'm renouncing my faith - please understand what I …

Planning to Work Until Age 70 or Older? Don't Count on It

Almost four in 10 workers plan to work until 70 -- but you'll be shocked by how many current retirees were actually able to work that long.<p>If you're …

Retirement

The Quakers are right. We don’t need God

The group is considering dropping God from its meetings guidance as it makes some feel uncomfortable. This is the new religiosity<p>The Quakers are clearly on to something. At their annual get-together this weekend they are reportedly thinking of dropping God from their “guidance to meetings”. The …

Faith

11 No-Sugar Snacks That Skip the Refined Stuff but Not the Flavor

Snacking becomes infinitely more important once you start watching your sugar intake. When the munchies suddenly hit, finding something to hit the …

Healthy Eating

This Meditation Track Will Make You Love Running and Yourself

iOS/Android: When I run, my inner monologue sounds like an argument between a good coach and a bad coach. One voice tells me to take it easy, find my …

50 places in the US where retirement is affordable, healthcare is excellent, and life is good

Deciding where to live in retirement may be one of the last major financial decisions you'll make, and picking the right spot is important.<p>WalletHub set out to put worried minds at ease. The site used available data for the 150 largest US cities to find the best and worst places to lay your hat. We …

Why This Montana Farmer Grows Food Year-Round in Shipping Containers

By Isabelle Morrison<p>Kim Curren, owner of Shaggy Bear Farm in Bozeman, Montana, has worn many hats. She worked in the solar power industry for 15 …

Here's Why I Plan to Take Social Security at 62

The right age to take your benefits is a personal decision, but for me, the answer is a no-brainer.<p>Instead of waiting to claim Social Security at my …

3 Reasons to Retire as Early as You Can

Are you forgetting about one of your most valuable assets in life?<p>Time is one of the most valuable assets at your disposal. Unfortunately, many …

5-Minute Plank Workout

Most trainers love to suggest doing planks to work the core, and for some pretty good reasons. The classic core-stabilizing move is so simple, yet so …

6 non-meat foods that are full of protein

If you're doing January veggie style.<p>Eating more protein is one of the best ways to feel more energised, happier and less hungry. Why? Well, to start, protein has a thermic effect on the body, meaning that up to 30% of the calories consumed from eating it are burned just by processing it (compared …

8 Changes to Social Security in 2018

Social Security's retirement age and COLA are just two of the changes for the new year.<p>For 2018, the basic structure of Social Security is the same …

How I became Christian again: my long journey to find faith once more

After experiencing the horrors of war, Bryan Mealer lost his faith. Morning runs with a priest – and a visit to a more welcoming church – helped restore it<p>A few mornings a week, I go running with a priest.<p>We meet at 5.30 under a streetlamp in central Austin and make our way down to the state …

Faith

What You Could Learn About a Successful Retirement From Current Retirees

Heed this one planning tip.<p>Despite all the talk of a retirement crisis — and fears of people running through their savings too quickly — a new study …

This HIIT-Style Core Workout Is the Best Kind of Challenge

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Exercise

Find out What Happens to Jointly Owned Property When You Die

Understanding Joint Ownership of Property<p>Updated October 16, 2017<p>There are three basic ways that you can own property: in your individual name, in …

Vegetarian Moroccan Lentils Recipe

For those who grew up with the notion that lentils belong in soups and salads and not much else, or for whom bean dishes in general just don't hold …

Road rage driver tackled a female triathlete off her bike then told her, 'I thought you were a bloke', court hears

A motorist who went berserk after being undertaken by a female triathlete, rugby tackled her off her bike then told her: “I thought you were a bloke”, a court heard.<p>Martyn Lee, 46, was driving his silver Ford Transit in mid-afternoon traffic when he pulled over and knocked 38-year-old Caroline …

Good Vegan, Bad Vegan

I have no argument with people who adopt a vegetarian or vegan diet for health, religious, environmental or ethical reasons. But I object vehemently to proselytizers who distort science or the support for dietary advice offered to the more than 90 percent of us who choose to consume animal foods, …

Plant-Based Diet

Feel Your Strongest From This 45-Minute Flat-Belly Running and Strength Workout

Let's get down to business because you don't have a lot of time! This workout takes 45 minutes from start to finish, and because it incorporates both …

How to Make A High-Protein Veggie Grain Bowl

We could go on and on about how amazing grain bowls are—they’re easy-to-transport meals, hearty, majorly-satisfying, and packed with good-for-you …

The 7 Most Dreaded Exercises on the Planet ... and Why They're Good for You

Be honest. There’s probably at least one exercise that makes you cringe and groan. You know the one that makes you want to quit your workout and run …

8 money mistakes the middle class keeps making

This demographic includes families with incomes two-thirds to double the U.S. median household income - or those earning between $42,000 and $125,000 (with cost-of-living adjustments for expensive metropolitan areas).<p>America's middle class includes teachers, firefighters, and plumbers, but also …

Take 2 Minutes to Flatten Your Abs With This Ultrafast Workout

With slider discs (or wash cloths or paper plates), and just a small amount of space to move, you'll whip through this lightning-fast ab workout, targeting your obliques, lower abs, and that "six-pack zone."<p>Four moves, 30 seconds each, and you don't even have to stand up — all these moves are on …

Workouts

25 Minutes. 13 Moves. One Total-Body Pilates Workout That Burns So Good

There are some sweat sessions that leave you wondering if you even got a good workout. And then there are others that make you shake, sweat, and feel …

Workouts

Review: Litespeed T2 Disc road bike proves incremental improvements make awesome rides

Last year, Zach reviewed the T3. And then the Litespeed T2 debuted as its replacement, offering a lighter frame with important updates like a rear …

5 Facts About Medicare Every Retiree Should Know

The basics you need to know about Medicare.<p>Medicare doesn't have to be complicated.<p>Sure, there are many aspects to the federal healthcare program. …

7 Clean-Eating Recipes That Prove You Can Eat Bread, Dessert, and (Good) Salads

Eating clean might sound like a whole lot of celery sticks and lemon water, but this week's featured foodie, Amie Valpone of The Healthy Apple, …