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How to Seriously Upgrade Your Treadmill Interval Workouts

<b>Center yourself.</b> "Running too close to the front of the treadmill shortens your stride," Siik says. Stay in the middle of the belt to ensure that you …

Marathons

How Fit Are You? Test Yourself with These 6 Exercises

Exercise 1 Single-Leg Squat<p>Stand with your left foot on a sturdy bench or box and your right foot hanging off the side <b>(A)</b>. Bend your left knee and push your butt back to lower your right foot toward the floor <b>(B)</b>. Press with your left leg to return to the starting position. That’s one rep. Do all of …

How To Leave Work On Time

For many of us, leaving work on time seems impossible. Getting up from our desk, and walking out of the door at the time we are meant to should be simple, but it isn’t. We want to leave work on time, we aim to leave work on time, but yet, we don’t manage it.<p>Day after day, this cycle repeats.<p>So how …

How to Maximize the 2 Most Productive Hours of the Day | Inc.com

Wake up, smell the coffee, and get right to work. That should be your new mantra to start the day, according to Dan Ariely, a Duke University professor of psychology and behavioral economics.<p>This week, Ariely conducted an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit where he revealed that generally people are …

Time Management

Bruvelo is the finicky coffee lover’s best friend

You can then fiddle with temperature, the ground coffee-to-water ratio and the steep time for your particular bean.<p>The Bruvelo includes a ceramic …

Coffee

3 Uncommon Ways To Drive Happiness In The Workplace

Engagement is the holy grail of workplace satisfaction. Here are three new ways to think about your employees’ happiness.<p>By the late 1990s, the number of people diagnosed with depression in the U.S. had increased by nearly 1,000% in just a half-century according to the World Health …

Happiness

'There are no words': Dad sings 'Blackbird' to dying baby son in beautiful video

A new dad who lost both his wife and baby boy in a matter of days found some comfort from the inconceivable heartbreak through a tender song he performed for the tiny infant.<p>A video of musician Chris Picco singing the Beatles’ classic “Blackbird” to his son Lennon James in the neonatal intensive …

Pregnancy

The Right Sleep Positions: Ease Back Pain, Heartburn and More

What's to blame? Not just too-few hours in the sack. The way you lie down is a major factor in the quality of your slumber. The wrong sleep position can cause muscle cramping, impair circulation, and leave you hurting come the a.m. And for the millions of women with preexisting aches (such as back …

New Insights Into the ‘It’s So Cute I Could Eat It’ Phenomenon

Last year, psychology at long last acknowledged the existence of “cute aggression,” that urge to <i>nom-nom-nom</i> a baby or a kitten or some other …

6 Fitness Trends for 2015 That Have the Experts Buzzing

As 2014 starts to wind down, the fitness industry is hotter than ever. We got together with industry thought leaders in New York City for a Talk Sweat roundtable series, hosted by Sweaty Saturday. The panel was stacked with fitness and wellness leaders from all areas of the industry: Marcus Antebi …

Fitness