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How You're Sabotaging Your Posture and Your Time in the Gym

Good posture means maintaining correct alignment of your body in a seated position, while standing, and during motion. <b>Most athletes and active people</b> …

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Your 3-step plan to bench press 1.5 times your weight

Bench pressing 1.5 times your body weight means that, pound for pound, you’re stronger than most guys in the gym.<p>Here’s how to lift bigger plates:<p>1) …

4 Fat-Burning Treadmill Workouts To Try When It’s Just Too Cold Outside

Running outside can be a great way to enjoy some chilly winter air, but there's a line between pleasantly crisp and <i>holy-hell-it's-cold-outside</i>. …

The UK has passed the 'Snooper's Charter,' the 'most extreme surveillance in the history of western democracy'

The Investigatory Powers Bill would, among other measures, require websites to keep customers' browsing history for up to a year and allow law enforcement agencies to access them to help with investigations.<p>Edward Snowden, the former US National Security Agency contractor turned whistleblower, said …

Indian Egg Dishes to Know and Love (and Eat a Lot of)

Indian food isn't all Chicken Tikka! Try these scrambled, stewed, and deep-fried egg dishes—then never look back.<p>You might be familiar with Indian foods like Saag Paneer and Chicken Tikka from post-work Seamless orders eaten straight from the takeout container while catching up on John Oliver—and …

Breakfast

Explaining It All To You

Do you know what your problem is? Your problem is not that you are uninformed. That is what you might have <i>thought</i> your problem was. Your problem is …

What Happened? How Pollsters, Pundits And Politics Got It Wrong

The election of Donald Trump came as a shock to many Americans, but perhaps most of all to those in the business of calling elections. The pollsters on both the left and the right had confidently predicted Hillary Clinton would walk away with the race. They got it wrong. But one man did not: Allan …

Forget the FBI cache; the Podesta emails show how America is run | Thomas Frank

WikiLeaks’ dump of messages to and from Clinton’s campaign chief offer an unprecedented view into the workings of the elite, and how it looks after itself<p>The emails currently roiling the US presidential campaign are part of some unknown digital collection amassed by the troublesome Anthony Weiner, …

Anthony Weiner

Poll: Nine weeks out, a near even race

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton start the race to November 8 on essentially even ground, with Trump edging Clinton by a scant two points among likely voters, and the contest sparking sharp divisions along demographic lines in a new CNN/ORC Poll.<p>Trump tops Clinton 45% to 43% in …

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How to lose weight fast with one-exercise workouts

The 11-Minute Weighted Core Workout

Of course, bodyweight workouts are effective <i>and</i> challenging. But if you want to take your core workout to the next level, add a set of dumbbells.<p>This …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Oh My God, Fish Can Recognise Human Faces

A new study finds that archerfish can learn to distinguish one human face from others.<p>It's enough to make this writer seriously consider vegetarianism: A new study has found that fish can recognise human faces.<p>The paper, published in <i>Scientific Reports</i>, found that archerfish—a tropical species that …

The Best Science-proven Ways to Add Strength and Size to Your Quads

If you’re looking to forge some major strength gains in your lower body, traditional weightlifting may <i>not</i> be the answer, according to research from …

Losing weight comes down to overcoming 3 main hurdles

So you want to drop a couple sizes.<p>You know the drill: Eat more veggies; fewer cookies. Drink more water; less soda. Work out a few times a …

High-fat Mediterranean diet, not low-fat one, is how you lose weight

<b>(CNN) —</b> You don't need to be afraid of fat in food anymore, at least if it comes in the form of extra-virgin olive oil and other items from the Mediterranean diet.<p>Fat is back, new research shows.<p>This latest study, released Monday in the new edition of Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, does not give …

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The Ridiculous-Looking Exercise That Shreds Your Core

Planks are boring. This dynamic stability exercise kicks up the entertainment factor while challenging your midsection the entire time<p>Try this movement at the gym, and you may get some side eyes from other patrons. But their looks will be worth it when they can’t stop staring at your abs.<p><i>Men’s</i> …

A Weight-Loss Win On 'The Biggest Loser' Is Good TV Fantasy: Weight-Loss Reality Is Different

Winning a diet competition like <i>The Biggest Loser</i> is a good way to lose at weight loss. Biology will smack you down. If you want to actually win you need sustainable and healthy eating and exercise habits. Unfortunately, developing those habits does not make for very good TV. Who wants to watch …

Our gigantic problem with portions: why are we all eating too much?

We are consuming ever bigger portions on ever larger dinner plates. Food manufacturers keep pushing us to eat more. Can we learn to control our helpings? Plus: Jay Rayner, Gizzi Erskine and Tamal Ray on their struggles with cutting down<p>If you want to see how inflated our portion sizes have become, …

Ice Cream

The Exercise That Will Help You Breathe Easy on Your Next Run

The first time I ever hit the track for a run, it felt like someone had lit my lungs up with a match and there was a burning fire blazing in my thoracic cavity, which had also incinerated my esophagus. Every few steps, I felt like I needed to slow down — my body was fine, but my lungs felt like …

The ‘Squat Jackup’ May Be Your New Favorite Cardio Workout

This 3-exercise bodyweight flow will burn a ton of calories and help you get in great shape<p>Whether you’re stuck inside, you’re on the road, or you absolutely can’t stand pounding the pavement, you’ll love this no-run cardio complex.<p><i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director calls it the “squat jackup,” and it …