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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 …

10 Ways to Tone Up Without Killing Yourself at the Gym

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week Brooke Siler, Pilates pioneer and author of 'The New York Times' best-seller 'The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening and Toning Your Body- Without Machines', explains that it is</i> …

An Amazing Healthcare Revolution Is Happening In Maryland — And Almost No One's Talking About It

"I left, and I described it as the 'anti-gravity zone' for healthcare," Sharfstein, the state of Maryland's health secretary, told Business Insider in an interview last week. "Just everything was incredible. I think they were pretty far out ahead of the country at that point."<p>Sharfstein had just …

Why Is Our Health Care System Disconnected from What Matters to Patients?

Sometimes a realization hits you and stops you right in the middle of whatever you're doing. I recently had such an experience.<p>I was invited by a major corporation to be a panelist at their annual retreat. I sat alongside scientists, doctors, MBAs -- leading minds in cancer treatment and care. The …

7 Things You Should Never Do In Bed (And 2 You Definitely Should)

It might be the cardinal rule of good sleep hygiene: The bed is for sleep and sex only.<p>There's still much we don't know about the science of sleep, but experts are resoundingly supportive of these two s-words. (Some even have their own riffs on the adage, like this gem from Dr. M. Safwan Badr, …

Will changing my diet help me to sleep better?

We are what we eat, and now researchers are saying that our diet affects how we sleep. A study, published in the journal Appetite, found differences in the diets of people who slept for seven to eight hours a night compared with those snoozing for five. Since less sleep is associated with high …

Sleep is More Important than Food

Let’s cut to the chase.<p>Say you decide to go on a fast, and so you effectively starve yourself for a week. At the end of seven days, how would you be feeling? You’d probably be hungry, perhaps a little weak, and almost certainly somewhat thinner. But basically you’d be fine.<p>Now let’s say you deprive …

Sleep loss can lead to weight gain

Insufficient sleep affects appetite and satiety hormones as well as fat cells, according to the nation's top sleep experts.<p>If you want to lose weight, be sure to get enough sleep.<p>Most people know they should cut calories and exercise more to trim down, but there's now significant scientific …

How to Lose Weight and Still Eat Man Food | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Justin Fauci of Lean Muscle Project.</i><p>When you hear the word “diet” what’s the first thing that comes to …

As kids get fatter, fewer parents can tell their children are obese

Researchers have identified a new culprit in the epidemic of childhood obesity: parents who can't even tell that their pudgy kids are overweight.<p>A new study in the journal Pediatrics finds that American parents are significantly less likely to make an accurate assessment of their children's weight …

7 Hard Truths About Life That People Don't Like to Admit

5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>While people generally like to think they're in touch with reality, the truth is that many of us shield ourselves from certain unpleasant facts to make us happier and more productive.<p>Users on Quora recently discussed the question: "What is …

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Cotton Vs. Polyester: Which Gym Clothes Trap The Most Body Odor?

European scientists explore the microbiome of dirty, stinky workout gear.<p>Chris Callewaert wants to solve body odor, starting with your gym clothes.<p>He and a team of European microbiologists have tackled a stifling mystery that permeates locker rooms and laundry hampers across the world: Why does gym …