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Outdoor Functional Training Exercises

What are your fitness goals? Are you training for a specific sport or to gain a certain level of fitness? Or perhaps you want to enjoy a better …

Why you should watch how your foot lands while running

A few years ago, researchers at the University of North Carolina asked runners which part of their foot struck the ground first when they ran. Of the 57 subjects, 37 identified themselves as forefoot strikers, while the rest said they were heel strikers.<p>The catch? When the runners were analyzed …

6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>I’m a happiness research junkie. I <i>love</i> reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment. Mindfulness meditation, adequate sleep, laughing, volunteering, and spending time with pets (as well as with happy people) all help. And believe it or not, …

If You Want Long-Term Relationship Success, Do These 5 Things

As a society, we expect to fall madly in love and be in a successful relationship. We want to hear trumpets and whistles, we want to feel butterflies …

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

17 Things EVERY Woman Deserves in a Relationship

Including late-night tampon runs and wake-up sex<p>Sure, we’ve been told to make compromises in our relationships because no one is perfect, but that doesn’t mean you still shouldn’t hold out for excellence. Every woman deserves a partner that will love and respect her, but it’s the little things that …

Relationships

New Study Finds People With Sleep Problems Also Have A Lower Pain Tolerance

Cold showers are rarely fun. But if you suffer from insomnia, they can be downright painful.<p>A new study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health in Bergen, Norway, found that people who struggle with insomnia or other sleep disruption issues also tend to have lower pain tolerances. It is the …

Is A Minute Of Intense Exercise Really Enough? Yes, Seriously

There’s a lot we can do in one minute (like apply the perfect cat eye liner), but is getting a good workout one of those things? Sounds a bit <i>too good</i> …

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Sleep problems? Try this method which claims to have you snoozing in sixty seconds

MANY people struggle to sleep at night and if you are one of them then this new method could help you beat your insomnia and have a more relaxed …

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Get ready to bust a move—and boost your bust.<p>Nothing short of surgery or gaining body fat can actually increase the size of your breasts. As for making them <i>look</i> bigger, well, that's why the chunk of change we spend on bras each year is larger than the GDP of Iceland.<p>Push-ups and padding aren't your …

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What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Junk Food?

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>If you overdo it on pizza, macaroni and cheese, chips, and ice cream, you might worry about what it's going to do to your thighs or …

How To Develop Motivation in Your Everyday Life

Personal development, maximizing your potential, goals setting, motivating yourself for the better – these are some of the inter-related things that …

4 Sexy Ways To Love Your Entire Body (Especially When He’s In Bed With You)

He grabs you by the back of the neck, tugs on your flowing curls, as he pulls you closer and closer to him. You can feel his breath on your face, his …

Why meditation helps you sleep

But, take heart, if you do find yourself struggling with sleep then you’re by no means alone. At any given time about 30% of people are having …

Injury Prevention Exercises for Common Athletic Injuries

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>If you're as passionate about exercise as I am, you've probably experienced some form of sports injury at some point in your life, and …

4 Common Fat Loss Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

<b>Whether you're just starting out on your fitness journey or you've been in the game for years, you've probably made some mistakes.</b> When I first …

Aerobic Activity vs. Weight Lifting: Which Burns More Fat?

As the weather warms up and "swimsuit season" rapidly approaches, are you feeling more self-conscious or concerned about getting in shape and losing …

Eat Like A Marathoner: Nutrition On The Run With Olympian Shalane Flanagan

The relationship between a runner and her food can be a delicate one. So much thought goes into what we eat, when we eat, and how the foods we've …

17 Bodyweight Exercises for Speed and Strength

Getting in shape without access to a gym or any fancy equipment is totally doable. In fact, bodyweight exercises can not only build muscle and burn …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

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The Power of Kindness

How being good to others can be good for you.<p>Treating other people well isn’t just good for your karma. It’s good for your health and vitality, …

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