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The End of 3x10

Variable Set Training for Experienced Lifters<p>Straight Sets Are For Newbies<p>If you've ever used a training program that calls for 3 sets of 10 reps, …

Exercise

Crucial Exercises That Will Ensure You Get Bigger Faster

So you want to build muscle? It’s not as straightforward as just downing protein and lifting heavy. To uncover the secret of how to get muscles, we …

Muscle

Expert Advice for the Over-40 Lifter

Muscle Growth at Middle Age<p>The Question<p>What's your best tip for the experienced over-40 lifter?<p>Christian Thibaudeau – Strength Coach and Performance …

Researchers have found remarkable remains of destroyed planets in space

A <b>study in Nature Astronomy</b> has detailed how a group of researchers stumbled upon something remarkable in an asteroid belt — it turns out that large chunks deviating from the belt are not just rock fragments that never developed into planets; rather, they're remnants of existing planets.<p>Researchers …

Universe

You're Wrong About Evolution: This 6-Minute Video Explains How It Really Works

"We're not monkeys. We're fish."<p>If you're a vocal science lover, there's one question we're pretty sure you've been asked at least once: "If we …

Biology

Tip: A Strange Way to Build a Rock-Solid Core

It looks like an overhead press, but it's really one of the most brutal core exercises you can do. Check it out.<p>When you've been training for a long …

Workouts

This Beautiful Golden Chamber Contains Water So Pure It Can Dissolve Metal

It can detect dying stars.<p>Hidden 1,000 metres (3,300 feet) under Mount Ikeno in Japan is a place that looks like a supervillain's …

Physics

Scientists wanted to understand how baobab trees live for thousands of years. Then the ancient trees started dying.

The culprit is still unknown—and at large.<p>Baobabs are an iconic part of the sub-Saharan landscape in Africa. Wielding gnarled branches that can spiral up to nearly 100 feet into the air, and with bloated trunks that send out branches spanning an average of 65 feet all together, the baobab is a …

These lynx screaming at each other will strike a chord with anyone who has a sibling

Have you ever made it to the point in an argument with your brother or sister when you've both lost sight of what the problem is and NOW YOU'RE JUST …

These Lizards Are Full of Green Blood That Should Kill Them

They somehow seem to have evolved this weird trait several times.<p>In 1969, two biologists wrote about three lizards from New Guinea whose insides were green. The color ranged from a deep blue-green to a vivid lime hue, and it was everywhere. The lizards’ bodies, when dissected, revealed green bones, …

The Squat: 10 Damn Good Tips

Mastering the King of All Exercises<p>The Question<p>What's your best squat tip?<p>Bronwen Blunt – Nutrition and Strength Coach<p>Do heavy squat stand-ups.<p>Warm …

WATCH: Surfer Rides Record-Breaking, 80-Foot Giant

Take a good, long look at the image above.<p>On the face of the wave, veined as it is with tiny lines of white, there's one thin line that stands out from the rest. There, streaking diagonally in the center of the frame, is the wake left by a man so small compared with the giant he is riding that he …

Tip: Cable Row with Pre-Set Iso-Hold

Build that back. Hold the first rep for 10 seconds, then knock out 8-10 reps.<p>Isometric holds have their place in strength training. And when combined …

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are 3 reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaced it with provides even more valuable insight for entrepreneurs …

Public Speaking

Push-Pull-Legs: The Ultimate Split

The Best Back-to-Basics Plan<p>There are too many individual differences and lifestyle factors for someone to say a program is worthless OR worthwhile …

Workouts

19 Brain Teasers That Will Leave You Stumped

Solving logic problems boosts brain power, keeps your memory strong, and entertains everyone to no end. See how many you can figure out—without …

Tip: The Leg Day Warm Up You Need

Squat more and get injured less with this simple warm up.<p>One of the main things holding people back from a big front squat is their hips. Not because …

Workouts

This Fitness Influencer's 3-Move Gym Workout Is Guaranteed to Make Your Booty Burn

As convenient as no-equipment butt workouts are, adding weights is what's <i>really</i> going to enhance your curves. So the next time you're at the gym and looking to work that booty, try this three-move circuit by fitness influencer Whitney Simmons that also targets your legs. You'll need heavy weights, …

Workouts

Tip: 4 Thigh-Quaking Squat Variations

The basic squat is the missionary position of leg workouts. Go Kama Sutra on your leg training with these alternatives.<p>Here are some of the best …

Exercise

Ancient Vikings Used Crystals to Navigate in a Surprisingly Legitimate Way

Sunstones are unexpectedly accurate natural compasses.<p>For hundreds of years, Vikings were the masters of the seas, controlling the northern Atlantic …

Archaeology

This hexagonal indoor farm grows more food in less space with 90% less water

Hexagro‘s Living Farming Tree is a groundbreaking indoor garden that uses technology to grow food faster using less space. The innovative design …

Seventy

<b>Author Notes:</b> One of my favorite pizza-dough recipes is Jim Lahey’s no-knead dough, on which this recipe is based. It’s simple, doesn’t require any equipment, and doesn’t make a big mess. (My wife disagrees about the mess; I have a talent for covering the kitchen in flour.) I make this dough at …

Your New Favorite Instant Pot Recipe

We got Melissa Clark to share the recipe for Korean chile-braised brisket and kimchi coleslaw from her new book, ‘Dinner in an Instant.’<p>Even though …

Tip: Train Your Glutes for a Bigger Squat

Here's what to do before, during, and after squats to activate, strengthen, and grow your glutes.<p>While everyone knows you need strong glutes for a …

My Grandmother Was Italian. Why Aren't My Genes Italian?

Maybe you got one of those find-your-ancestry kits over the holidays. You've sent off your awkwardly-collected saliva sample, and you're awaiting your results. If your experience is anything like that of me and my mom, you may find surprises — not the dramatic "switched at birth" kind, but results …

Genetics

Aquascaping: the addictive hobby that's making gardeners grow underwater

When James Wong was growing up in Singapore, aquariums were the norm. “Having fish as pets is just a thing that people do,” the botanist, broadcaster and Gardener’s Question Time regular says. “I grew up in an environment where 90 per cent of people don’t have gardens. But even if you had a tiny …

A Strongman's Guide to Shoulder Health

5 Steps to Bulletproof Delts<p>Tuck your elbows in tight to your body as you lower the bar.<p>Touch the bar on your lower chest.<p>Press the bar in a straight …

Tip: A Better Way to RDL

This dead-stop, pinned variation of the Romanian deadlift is easier on your back, keeps your form in check, and nails your glutes.<p>Romanian deadlifts …

Romania

Tip: Good Curl Form with Elbow Raise

Finish the curl with a shoulder flexion for a stronger biceps contraction. Don't let the traps raise up.<p>The bicep has three main functions: arm …

Health

I've always wondered: why do our veins look blue when our blood is red?

<i>This is an article from I’ve Always Wondered, a series where readers send in questions they’d like an expert to answer. Send your question to</i> …

Red Cross