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Better Squatting For Better Running | Competitor.com

<i>Learning to squat effectively teaches runners how to be better runners by addressing and improving basic athletic skills.</i><p>Irrespective of the training …

The 5 biggest myths about metabolism - CNN.com

When faced with unwanted weight, it's easy to place the blame on your metabolism.<p><b>(Life by DailyBurn)</b> -- A source of confusion for some and a scapegoat for extra weight around the midsection for others, metabolism has long been a topic of hot conversation. Without it, we would lack the energy to get …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

16 Weight Loss And Fitness Apps Proven To Help You Reach Your Goals

If you've ever scrolled through the thousands of different health and fitness apps for your phone, you know it's impossible to tell from brief descriptions which apps will work best for you. You'll go through a lot of trial and error—and possibly money—struggling with apps that are hard to use, …

Fitness

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley18 hours …

Not just for athletes — this veggie boosts endurance and brain power

Up until now, the research on the benefits of beets and beet juice for athletes and athletic performance have centered around the nitrates in this …

Nutrition

7 Natural Ways To Boost Your Brain Power + Sharpen Your Mind

Sure, there's not much you can do to stop time. You can however, improve the <i>quality</i> of your life within the time you have — and that includes keeping …

11 Fast Food Orders That Actually Aren't Terrible For You

If you want the 100% healthiest item on a fast food menu, you already know what to do. Get the salad. Or the apple slices. But if you're ordering fast food for a reason (namely, you want a big, gooey, delicious sandwich) yet are still being mindful about your health, here are 11 options that are, …

The blossoming health and academic benefits of school gardens

<b>(CNN) —</b> Many of the kids who go to John J. Pershing Elementary School in Dallas do not spend much time outdoors. They live in what some would describe as unsafe neighborhoods and their parents often do not let them go outside and play.<p>"They look at life through a window," said Margie Hernandez, the …

5 Fascinating Facts About Breakfast

Americans love breakfast. According to recent data, sales for breakfast items are passing those for lunch and dinner, and multiple fast food stops …

How Your Sleep Position Could Affect Your Brain

<i>By Neha Kashyap, dailyRx News Reporter</i><p>Are you a back or a stomach sleeper? The way you sleep may be linked to the likelihood of neurological decline.<p>Researchers from Stony Brook University found that side sleeping, compared to back or stomach sleeping, may more effectively remove brain waste and …

Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

Healthy Eating

Strength Exercises for High School Runners

Improve your running economy by building your core with these workouts.<p>The homestretch of a cross-country race is not so much a test of who has the most running endurance, but of who has the best running economy. In the final 100 meters, with shot hamstrings and buckled legs, your body is forced to …

Why Stress Is Preventing You From Getting the Fitness Results You Want

Article source: makeyourbodywork.com<p>When you think of a good fitness routine, what comes to mind?<p>It's likely that your list would include regular exercise, eating healthy food, and maybe getting good sleep each night. Here's another item to add: Making time to de-stress.<p>Almost everyone faces a …

How to Fuel Up for Your Workout

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Want to get more out of your workout? You've got to start eating like it.<p>"If you don't fuel properly, you'll never train optimally and never maximize the time you spend training," says Susan Kleiner, Ph.D., R.D., author of Power Eating and a …

Signs That Your Workouts Are Too Intense

<i>Working out is supposed to improve your health, but occasionally you might experience some unpleasant and downright frightening side effects like dizziness, nausea, or blurry vision. To find out if these post-workout symptoms are dangerous, we turned to a board-certified physician for advice.</i><p>We've …

Apple fitness plan is savvy: Build an indispensable platform

If you compare the Apple Watch to dedicated fitness tracking devices, it comes up short, and the forthcoming watchOS 2 will do little to address these limitations. Instead, with this update Apple is focusing on helping improve third-party fitness apps.<p>That’s because Apple sees its wearable as the …

The counterintuitive secret to weight loss Coca-Cola doesn’t want you to know

A new campaign urges us to focus on getting more exercise. Reams of data tell us that’s not enough<p>Dina Fine Maron<p>August 12, 2015 5:28pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Don’t stress too much about cutting calories if you want to shed pounds—focus on getting more …

Holistic Medicine

How Coke Is Subtly Blaming You for Obesity

For years the message from medical experts to the increasingly hefty American population has been the same—watch what you eat, and exercise. But …

Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 Years

Diet can slow cognitive decline. Pass the berries.<p>Think of blueberries as a brain's best friend. A new study from the Rush University Medical Center found that sticking to what is known as the MIND diet can slow cognitive decline and may reduce a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The …

Four Fitness Foods You Should Avoid

The Journal Of Marketing Research recently released the article "The Effect of Fitness Branding on Restrained Eaters' Food Consumption and Post-Consumption Physical Activity". In the article, the authors looks into the effects of food branded as "fitness" food, specifically investigating whether …

‘What Happens One Hour After Drinking Diet Coke’ — and What One Doctor Has to Say About It

After the post “What Happens One Hour After Drinking a Can of Coke” went viral, it was only a natural next step for the former U.K. pharmacist to draft a new infographic that took on Diet Coke.<p>Niraj Naik, also known as the “Renegade Pharmacist,” detailed the body’s physiological response to the …

An exercise scientist told us the biggest mistake people make when they decide to eat healthy

No matter what diet you pick, the problem remains the same: Eventually, it ends.<p>Research shows that the vast majority of people who diet to lose weight end up gaining back some or all of the weight they lost, typically within a few years. And most of us who try lifestyle changes like cutting carbs …

Nike created a crazy mask that helps athletes cool down on the sidelines

This mindset just doesn't relate to the company's footwear, but to everything it creates. The latest mind-boggling idea comes the way of something built to help athletes recover.<p>Called the "Ice Hat," Nike has made a prototype of a mask that lets athletes cool down on the sidelines. The idea came …