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The Equation That Will Make You Better at Everything

As an athlete, if you want to improve something—your 100-meter time, say, or your deadlift PR—you’ve got to apply a challenge, some sort of “stressor,” and then follow it with a period of rest and recovery. Too much stress without enough rest and you get injury, illness, and burnout. Not enough …

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5 tricks for making a perfect smoothie, every single time

Whether you have your smoothie recipe down to a science, or can’t quite get the right proportions to make it more superfood and less sludge, there’s …

How one woman used intermittent fasting to lose 65 pounds in six months

In January, Janielle Wright went to bed afraid that she wouldn't wake up. Today, she is more than half way to meeting her 100-pound weight loss goal.<p>At 337 lbs, health and beauty influencer Janielle Wright was afraid she would die. Her body was in pain and she had trouble breathing at night.<p>“I was …

It Can Be Done: How to Get Rid of Belly Fat Without Doing a Single Sit-Up

There are a lot of misconceptions—and even myths—surrounding belly fat and how to banish it. What we often envision in the rulebook for de-bloating …

Yes, You Can Lose Belly Fat Without Working Out — Here's How

Losing belly fat is no easy feat. It requires you to work hard and pay close attention to your daily habits. You might think that working out for hours on end is the best way to shed excess fat around your midsection, but that's not true. You can lose belly fat without exercising at all, in fact, …

Nutrition

This essential oil can take on superbugs (and it’s probably already in your pantry)

Over time, superbugs have gotten stronger. The antibiotics that used to work against the hard-to-treat bacteria are often no longer effective, and …

How to remove cortisol from the body naturally

When a person is stressed, the adrenal glands release the steroid hormone cortisol.<p>Cortisol is the body's primary stress hormone, and it plays a role …

How to text from your computer with Android Messages

Yesterday Google started rolling out the ability to text from the web with Android Messages. The feature gives users a lot more flexibility in choosing how and where they can carry on conversations. As long as your Android smartphone is powered on, you can text from a desktop computer or even other …

Struggle with mindfulness? This two-minute walking meditation is a game-changer

Sometimes it’s hard work to get in the calm mind-set that’s kind of crucial for a successful meditation sesh: You may feel anxious, super-distracted, …

Are Hashimoto’s Disease and Hypothyroidism the Same Thing?

Having an underactive thyroid proves that even your smaller organs can have a mighty effect on your health. As you read this, a tiny butterfly-shaped …

Stressed out? These are the supplements experts recommend

Not to add another worry to your already-full plate, but chronic stress has been shown to play a significant role in the development of disease. …

This $3.8 Million Vehicle Is The World's Most Expensive SUV

If you can get one, there's a good chance you're Batman.<p>The Karlmann King is an SUV designed in China and assembled almost completely by hand in Europe, with a chassis and engine supplied by Ford. It’s also the most expensive SUV in the world, with a price tag of $3.8 million, according to the …

Coffeemakers

Chevrolet’s 2019 car refresh shows patience is wearing thin

It’s not a good time to be a sedan or a hatchback car in America. What once were the darlings of the dealership forecourt have since been …

Refreshing or Revolting: 2019 Nissan Altima

Next-gen sedan looks dramatically different<p>The Nissan Altima faces the same dilemma it did when it entered the U.S. in 1992. It is constantly battling the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord, although it has managed to threaten their sales dominance at times over the years. Both its rivals have recently …

In Sparing Consumers Tariff Burden, Trump Hit Manufacturing

In the escalating economic showdown between the United States and China, President Trump is trying to put American shoppers first. The administration did not place tariffs on necessities like shoes and clothes, and mostly spared smartphones from the 25 percent levy on Chinese goods announced this …

High-Intensity Exercise Increases Substantia Nigra & Prefrontal Brain Activity in Parkinson’s Disease.

Pathologic alterations in resting-state brain activity patterns exist among individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Since physical exercise alters …

10 festive things to do while you’re in the Twin Cities this week

<b>Saint Paul Winter Carnival</b><p>The Saint Paul Winter Carnival is Minnesota’s love song to the dead of winter, and we’ve been singing it for 132 years. …

How to visit Kulen Falls in Cambodia

Kulen Falls, in the Phnom Kulen National Park, is a popular place for both locals and tourists to cool off on a hot day. The national park is located …

15-Minute Full-Body Exercise-Ball Workout

The Routine<p>Go ahead—have an (inflatable) ball. When it comes to fitness equipment, there’s little that works your whole body better. To stay on the …

The 18 Best Places for a Big Trip in 2018

Don’t get us wrong: We love Instagram. It’s inspirational, revelatory, and just so darn addictive. But therein lies the danger. Before you know it, …

Studies Show You Only Need to Exercise This Many Minutes a Day For Better Health

We've been conditioned to think if we can't get a solid 30-minute workout in a day, it's a waste of our time, and this is especially true from former athletes who spent hours exercising per day in their youth. What can 15 minutes a day really do? The answer is a lot.<p>A small study by the Pennington …

6 Low-Impact Workouts That Burn the Most Calories

When most of us think about a calorie-torching workout, we think of two words: hard work. We think of activities like jumping, sprinting, bootcamp, …

These Are the Dirtiest Places on Airplanes

Bad news: some of these spots are practically unavoidable.<p>Airplanes are a modern wonder that can fly you across the country or around the world in …

How to reduce brain inflammation with a keto diet

New research uncovers and replicates the mechanism by which a ketogenic diet curbs brain inflammation. The findings pave the way for a new drug …

Close look at Tesla Model 3 with new deliveries

As Tesla Model 3 vehicles start to get into more hands, it looks like the “friend non-disclosure agreement” that appeared to prevent more in-depth first looks at the early production cars is starting to lift.<p>Now closer walkaround videos of new deliveries are starting to emerge.<p>For the past two …

The Five Senses and How They Work

The ways we understand and perceive the world around us as humans are known as senses. We have five traditional senses known as taste, smell, touch, …

Tesla confirms Model 3 wheel options, optional Glass Roof, and coil suspension

Over the weekend, Tesla confirmed a new series of options for the Model 3 after confirming last week that they plan to limit the number of configurations to fewer than 100 compared to the Model S’ more than 1,500 different configurations.<p>They confirmed that there will be two wheel size options, an …

What causes that feeling of being watched

You feel somebody is looking at you, but you don’t know why. The explanation lies in some intriguing neuroscience and the study of a strange form of brain injury.<p>Something makes you turn and see someone watching you. Perhaps on a busy train, or at night, or when you’re strolling through the park. …

2018 Honda Odyssey Is Designed for Epic Road Trips

Honda's new Odyssey minivan shows that more conveniences and modern features can transform a neighborhood commuter into a vehicle fit for road …