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A New Breed Of Athlete: Be A Strength Runner!

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> Team Xtreme OCR <b><br>Website:</b> www.vpxteamxtreme.com<p>I'm what I like to call a "strength runner." That might sound like a contradiction in …

How Creatine Improves ATP Synthesis for Both Brain and Body

There is no doubt that creatine is one of the favorite tools for building more muscle and increasing strength. <b>Many college level and professional</b> …

Best Buy To Layoff About 2,000 Managers Amid Poor Holiday Sales

Uh-oh. Even though Big Blue squeaked out a profit last quarter and beat Wall Street’s expectations, the retailer is planning its biggest layoff since July 2012. About 2,000 managers will lose their job, but no store closures are planned.<p>According to the New York Post, the exact number of cuts have …

Zero-Commission Stock Trading App RobinHood Kicks Off Private Beta

RobinHood is about to let anyone buy and sell stocks for free instead of having to pay E*Trade or Scottrade $7 per transaction. Today RobinHood begins inviting the 160,000 people who’ve signed up to download its glossy new app where you can efficiently track and trade stocks. “It’s by far the most …

iTunes Radio vs Pandora vs Songza vs TuneIn Radio vs Last.fm: Radio streaming music services compared!

The ultimate radio streaming music service showdown: iTunes Radio vs Pandora vs Songza vs TuneIn Radio vs Last.fm!<p>Radio streaming services take the …

Online quiz finds iPhone users the smartest

<b>An online quiz set up by British bookmaker Ladbrokes has found that iPhone users are quicker to answer problems correctly than other smartphone users.</b><p>…

IQ

148Apps 2013 wrAPP-Up - The Dynamic Duo of Digital Comics and iOS

Comic book purists who like their comics bagged, boarded, and boxed may disapprove, but there's no doubt that digital comics have revitalized the …

Ranking The Best Muscle Building Exercises: From Beast To Least

It's time to tune up your training routine. This article will rate exercises for each muscle group from "beast" to "least." Here is the scale:<p><b>Beast</b> - …

How to call, message, and email your contacts using Siri

How to establish contact relationships with Siri<p>Siri will need to either learn who your wife, best friend, boss, or other relationships are before it …

Drug Test

“OK,” the doctor said when we settled into his examination room. “What do you want to be?”<p>I looked confused, so he explained.<p>"You want to be bigger? Leaner? Faster longer or faster shorter? More overall endurance? You want to see better?"<p>"See better?"<p>"Human growth hormone does that for some people. …

Wood-Scented Candles

New York really has everything. Except for space. And working fireplaces. Come winter, how nice would it be to gather ‘round a crackling fire? Or …

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Top 10 Reasons to Exercise Regularly (Besides Losing Weight)

You've been told a hundred times that exercise is good for you, and it's true—but it's good for a lot more than just losing weight or building …

Top 10

19 Squat & Deadlift Variations

Here's what you need to know...<p>Variety is good for both strength and hypertrophy and it helps prevent overuse injuries.<br>• Every body is unique, and the …

Workouts

Weight Lifting Tips That Work! By Building Muscle 101

I'll be the first to tell you that building muscle requires the right information. There's no question about it. Building your body is sort of like …

Exercise

3 Old School Squats

If you're tired of doing traditional squats and are looking for a way to increase your power and poundage, drop your leg routine in favor of this …

App in the Air for iPhone is your perfect airport companion

The first thing you notice about App in the Air is how it looks; pretty stunning. The app itself is free to download and use, but if you want to take …

Ten Rules for Mastering the Deadlift | Poliquin Article

The deadlift is easily the most important lift you can do. Sure, we can wax lyrical about squats, and guys love the bench, but the deadlift is by far …

Workouts

Don’t Just Delete – Do More With Your Email In iOS 7 [iOS Tips]

Deleting emails has long been a fairly simple task in iOS. All you’ve ever needed to do to delete one is swipe to the left to pull up the delete button, or tap on Edit to delete multiple messages. Deleting email is such fun, of course, but there are other things you might want to do with your …

iOS

Performance U. Fitness Continuing Education | Deadlifts: One of the Most Functional Exercises for Everything!

I often say that I feel Deadlifts (and Deadlift variations) are <i>one the most functional exercise options you can do, regardless of your training goal.</i> …

Grip Strength Exercises: How to Develop a Strong Grip | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jedd Johnson.</i><p>In this day and age, we all know (or should know) how important it is to maintain a healthy …

How To Control Automatic Updates in OS X 10.9 Mavericks

- Nov 9, 2013<p>Let’s face it, not having to worry about checking for app and operating system updates is great. So, with that thought in mind Apple …

Apple Reportedly Developing Large Curved Screen iPhones For Late 2014, Better Touchscreen Sensors

Apple is said to be working on two curved display iPhone models for the “second half of next year,” according to a source speaking to Bloomberg, with a likely release planned for the third quarter, as well as better touchscreen sensors that introduce fine pressure sensitivity for later devices to …

NYSE’s courtship of Twitter began nearly three years ago

In American football terms, today was like the Super Bowl of financial markets. Which is fitting, because the man in charge of Twitter’s IPO, Goldman Sachs’s co-head of global technology, media and telecommunications investment banking, Anthony Noto, used to work for the US National Football League.<p>…

Social Media

How To Turn App Nap Off For Specific Apps On Your Mac [OS X Tips]

OS X Mavericks has been designed to optimize your Mac. Whether it’s an older Mac or a new one, a desktop or a laptop: Mavericks just makes everything work better.<p>One feature that helps in the effort to keep your battery from running out as fast as it could is App Nap, a way for your Macbook to put …

Knock lets you unlock your Mac by knocking on your iPhone, but not really

Knock is a new app available for iPhone that supposedly lets you unlock your Mac by simply knocking on your iPhone. It achieves this through using …

3 New Do-It-All Face Creams

You scream, I scream, we all scream for face cream! The latest face moisturizers do more than just hydrate—they infuse skin with vitamins and …

5 Must-Have In-Flight Beauty Products

No matter where you’re headed, helping your skin look good is just as important as the clothes you pack. If photoshopping vacation photos isn’t your …

Skin Care

Essential Oils

Applied nightly after your serum and before your cream, they melt into facial skin to energize, calm, purify or renew youthful radiance.<p>In the …

Skin Care