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How Diaphragmatic Breathing Can Change Your Workout

Yogis know it best: Focusing on breathing while exercising can completely change your training. Practicing diaphragmatic breathing can boost your …

The United States of Monsanto?

This week thousands of Americans took time out of their busy days to call their Senators to demand that they vote against the DARK Act, a bill …

Good Posture: Its Importance, Benefits, and How-To | The Art of Manliness

Take a peek into most every office in America. What do you see? Workers hunched over their computers. Look at your fellow commuters on the subway. …

3 Leadership Lessons From Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett’s annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, released last Saturday, is scrutinized worldwide for economic and investing …

Why There's No Such Thing As Impossible

Recently, the BBC aired a program telling the heartwarming story of Sir Nicholas Winton, the young man who coordinated the rescue of 669 children from the then Czechoslovakia as World War II began to break out.<p>Today, it’s estimated that over 6,000 people are alive because of his heroic actions. …

Entrepreneurship

Review reveals problems protecting workers from pesticides

BELLE GLADE, Fla. (AP) — Dozens of farmworkers looked up at the little yellow plane buzzing over the Florida radish field, a mist of pesticide falling from its wings.<p>Farmworkers are supposed to be protected by government rules regulating exposure to toxic farm chemicals. But in this case, the …

Open Source Agriculture

Open Source, normally referred to within the domain of computer software, also pertains to the availability of the inner workings of physical operations and technology in the modes of hardware and sociological being with my focus here in view of agricultural life and design. There is a wide variety …

Landlords in Los Angeles Are Allegedly Making Buildings Uninhabitable to Push Out Poor People

Complaints against landlords have doubled in the past few years, citing extreme harassment against tenants who live in low-income or rent-controlled units.<p>Last November, the tenants of the Madison Hotel, a 220-room residential hotel in downtown Los Angeles, sued the property owners for conditions …

Housing

Harold Hamm Expects $60 Oil, Says America Will Double Output Again

<i>The fracking tycoon has cut capex at Continental Resources, but refuses layoffs. He says he’ll need all his staff for the new boom to come.</i><p>Any hope of Russia and Saudi Arabia agreeing to an oil production cut is nothing but a daydream. Industry layoffs are continue. The U.S. rig count has reached a …

Oil & Gas Industry

The definitive, scientific answers to 20 health questions everyone has

To help you parse out what works from what's merely myth, here are the definitive (at least for now) answers to some of the most pressing health questions, based on the book "Your Health: What Works, What Doesn't."

9 Brilliant Business Books You Can Read in an Afternoon

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>It's no secret that reading can help you get ahead. The most accomplished people tend to love to read.<p>However, starting a new book can seem daunting and overly time-consuming. The good news is there are several short business books loaded with …

The best free online business courses starting in February

<i>This post from LinkedIn Influencer John A. Byrne appeared originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>It's easy to start something - but not so easy to sustain it.<p>That's the first lesson every entrepreneur learns. Early success may be a blessing, but it comes with gut-wrenching risks and tradeoffs.<p>If you need to add …

Zimbabwean farmers fear the worst as cattle, crops succumb to drought | Reuters

MAFOMOTI, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - In the dusty village of Mafomoti, southern Zimbabwe, farmers have already lost cattle and crops in the severest drought to hit the nation in a quarter of a century. But the worst may be yet to come.<p>Communal farmers cultivate maize crops in Mvuma district, Masvingo, …

Africa

Massive Locust Plague Threatens Argentina's Farmers

Farmers in Argentina are working to control the worst plague of locusts in more than 50 years, officials said on Monday.<p>The New York <i>Times</i> reports …

How This Guy Grew a Company to 7 Figures in 2 Years | Inc.com

Starting a company is challenging. Coming up with a winning idea, sourcing capital, registering the company, getting official papers, hiring staff, developing a marketing plan and acquiring client are all tough heights to scale. This venture requires a lot of hard work, and many end up in failure. …

Michael Jordan

6 Reasons To Hit The Gym That Have Nothing To Do With Losing Weight

Lace up those sneakers!<p>Most people join a gym to shed some pounds or pack on some muscle, both of which are noble goals. But what if we told you going to the gym doesn't have to be entirely about fitness?<p>There's way more to working out than a number on the scale. Here are a few reasons to hit the …

Fitness

Automated indoor vertical farm will produce 30,000 heads of lettuce per day

<b>This farmerless farm will also be soilless and sunless, instead relying on robotics, LEDs, and hydroponics to grow more than 10 million heads of</b> …

How Politics and Power Play with Pesticides in France

Conversion to agroecology: France’s hopes for environmental salvation is a new 28 page ARC2020 document on efforts in France to move farming from …

The Post

How to Run in the Winter Without Freezing to Death or Falling

It’s hard enough to get up and out for a run when it’s a balmy 70 degrees outside. But subtract 40, 50, or more degrees and it’s damn near …

Marathons

This Amazing TED Talk Can Add 12 Years to Your Life | Inc.com

Do you want to live to be 100? Maybe you can. At the very least, you can extend your life by 12 years past the American average if you change how you do things just a little bit. That's the surprising lesson that National Geographic writer Dan Buettner shares in his engaging TED Talk "How to Live …

TED Talks

The Anywhere, Anytime Workout

NB Fitness Ambassador Shay Kostabi's "no gym workout" By: New Balance | October 14, 2015<p>Bi-coastal fitness instructor and New Balance fitness …

Med Tent: How To Fix Sciatica

The SymptomsLower-back pain and shooting pain down the back of one or both legs, sometimes to the toes. It may worsen with sitting or bending …

Pain

5 Sneaky Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk

AKA lazy girl ways to get a little fitter this year whilst avoiding the treadmill.<p>After a long day of work, sometimes the last thing we want to do is head to the gym, even though we know it's good for us, we'll feel better afterward, etc. And while we are inspired to actually make it to pilates …

Workouts

Dietitians, Nutritionists, And Psychologists Have Ranked The Best Diets of 2016

Science weighs in.<p>Not all diets are created equal, and no one knows that more than US News & World Report, which, on Tuesday, released a ranking of …

Why Tom Brady’s Diet Is Absurd | Men's Health

Here’s the thing: Brady’s diet and training is managed by a man named Alex Guerrero, who is not a nutritionist or a doctor. Guerrero did, however, get in trouble with the Federal Trade Commission for pretending to be a doctor on TV while trying to sell a greens supplement that “cured terminal …

Kevin Hart's Total-Body Workout Will Kick Your Ass

Kevin Hart's personal trainer takes us through the funnyman's very serious workout.

Kevin Hart

19 tiny life changes you can make right now for a healthier year

Luckily, there are some relatively small changes you can make to your life right now to start living healthier.<p>We've put together a list of some of them. Read on to start your healthier life!

Get a New Fitness Plan: Small Tips for a Big Health Payoff

The holidays are officially over and it’s time get a plan and get back on the right track.<p>Believe it or not the average person overestimates the amount of weight they’ve gained over the holidays between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. While you might guess that you gained five pounds, experts say …

Fitness