John Chua

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Become a Faster Runner With Strides

These short bursts during a training run teach your body how to run faster.The post Become a Faster Runner With Strides appeared first on …

marathonrunning

How to Build a Strong Posterior Chain (and Why you MUST!)

A strong posterior chain will considerably help you to improve as an athlete.<p>Why Do I Need a Strong Posterior Chain?<p>The posterior chain is simply the …

Muscle

When I went to practice medicine in Australia from the UK, I had no idea what I was getting myself into

The first time you see someone high on crystal meth, it’s quite a sight. Nobody had really warned me that it was a problem. It was in my first week …

Methamphetamine

Here's Exactly What The Post-Credits Scene In "Ant-Man And The Wasp" Means

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Comics

Tip: The Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge

This is awesome. And also terrible. It's terribly awesome. Can you do it?<p>Here's what it looks like:<p>Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge<p>How to Do It<p>Start …

Workouts

How I’m getting richer every day: 4 ways to increase wealth

I’m not hungry for money. Compared to several years ago, when I had less money, I still have the same life.<p>I wake up, drink my freshly brewed coffee, …

Personal Finance

Why Weight Loss Diets Fail

About 10 years ago, I decided I wanted to lose weight. A Google search told me that there were plenty of lose-weight-quick solutions to try: …

Weight Loss

The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

Workouts

The Surprising Reason To Cut Your Calories That Has Nothing To Do With Weight Loss

Sure, drastically slashing your food intake is an obvious way to lose weight fast. But it'll also leave you crabby, weak, and generally not much fun to be around.<p>At least, that's what you'd expect. But science recently surprised us when a study published in <i>JAMA Internal Medicine</i> showed that eating …

Holistic Medicine

Research comes to surprising conclusion about runners and arthritis

A new study comes to the somewhat counterintuitive conclusion that marathon runners have less arthritis than non-runners.<p><b>The study</b><p>Most people would …

Thomas Jefferson

8 Workout Motivation Tips That Actually Work

During a recent email exchange with yogi, fitness expert, and THE/THIRTY contributor Claire Fountain, she brought up an interesting point about …

Motivation

Ugh. I’m done with fitness trackers, and so is the world

I own a drawer full of fitness trackers and used to love tracking my workouts. It was fun, adding a geeky element to something entirely un-geeky. If …

Sean Anderson lost 300 pounds by shifting from a diet mentality to a recovery mentality

After losing weight and then gaining more than half of it back, Sean Anderson recognized that he was addicted to refined sugar and now treats it like a drug.<p><b>Name:</b> Sean Anderson<p><b>Age:</b> 46<p><b>Residence:</b> Ponca City, OK<p><b>Job:</b> Radio personality<p><b>Marital status:</b> Divorced, father of two adult daughters and …

Fitness

5 fitness apps that actually pay you to use them

5 fitness apps that actually pay you to use them<p>Fitness apps are a great way to lose weight. Whether you’re a regular gym-goer or are just beginning …

From celeb trainer workouts to cruises, 'wellness travel' is booming - and bringing in big money

It's one thing when hotels open fitness centers, but quite another when fitness centers open hotels.<p>Luxe gym Equinox is opening a hotel in New York's new Hudson Yards neighborhood next year in a move that embodies the evolution of wellness travel.<p>Most hotels have beefed up fitness options — you can …

Working Out a Lot Doesn’t Always Increase Your Appetite

Why have I felt far hungrier on days in which I’ve eaten twice the amount of calories and performed very little exercise?<p>During my 28-day body transformation project, I worked out harder than I ever have in my life. Even taking into consideration the potentially wide margin of error in the cardio …

Nutrition

A gym with a view

The parks are the city’s new gyms. In a country where lifestyle diseases are a growing concern, easy access to neighbourhood parks with free fitness …

Weight Watchers Has Moved Beyond the Oprah Effect

The company put up some very strong Q1 numbers.<p>When Oprah Winfrey bought 10% of <b>Weight Watchers</b> (NYSE:WTW) in October 2015, many assumed her …

The Leadership 'Secret' That Smart Leaders Have Known for a Century

Amazing wisdom from more than 100 years ago that you can use today.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the early 1900s, a professional speaker traveled the nation giving one speech, and it was so popular, he ended up giving it 6,152 times by 1925. Keep in mind, …

How to stop emotional eating once and for all

Your feelings don't need to be fed.<p>Ann Pearce* landed her dream job in her thirties, moving from teacher to deputy Head Mistress at a new primary school — but before long, it was more of a nightmare.<p>First, she was bullied and yelled at by her boss, who was struggling to fulfill her own duties. …

How to avoid the 'midlife slump' and make your 40s a much happier decade

After struggling to understand myself in my 20s and to establish myself in my 30s, I finally hit my stride in my 40s. My health was vibrant and I had a successful career in journalism, plenty of money, wonderful friends and a loving, stable relationship.<p>It was the unhappiest decade of my life.<p>Today …

midlife

Weightlifting and resistance training can lift off the weight of depression - major Limerick study

Weightlifting and other forms of resistance training can lift off the weight of depression, a major study conducted by University of Limerick has …

13 Habits That Hurt Your Chances of Gaining Lean Muscle Mass

Gaining muscle is a serious science. Putting the wrong food in your mouth or overlooking that one magical, body-changing exercise can make all the …

There’s More To Lifting Weights Than Lifting Weights

Professional IFBB bodybuilder, Ben Pakulski, said, “Set the goal to build muscle, not for the muscle but for what it will make of you to achieve it.” …

What’s the Best GPS Running Watch for Your Goal?

Whether you want to conquer a triathlon or just geek over data.<p>While fitness trackers are great for monitoring your daily activities and sleep …

The evolutionary paradox of homosexuality

Being gay no longer holds the stigma it once did, but in evolution, why does a non-reproductive trait persist?<p>In 1913 George Levick, an explorer, …

Fancy gyms aren't always best – here's why

If you want to get stronger and feel better after exercising – which is important because it encourages you to keep exercising – you don’t need a …

3 research-based things a doctor says you should do if you want to lose weight

Imagine that you are running a company, but you cannot get to your goal because all of your good workers keep quitting.<p>For 30 years, your response to this problem has been to criticize the workers and say they are stupid and weak for quitting. As a result, you never reach your goal. You don't …

Breakthrough obesity jab that mimics gastric band helps patients lose one stone every month

A new hormone jab that mimics the gastric band has been hailed the "most exciting" obesity treatment ever discovered after some patients lost more …