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Tip: Do This BEFORE Benching & You'll Lift Heavier

Prime your nervous system before bench pressing to unlock your strength potential. Here's how.<p>You're only as strong as your nervous system allows you …

7 Desk Stretches to Ease a Tight Neck, Shoulders, and Wrists From Sitting All Day

Our bodies were made to move, which is why sitting for a good portion of your day—at a desk, behind the wheel, or plopped in front of the …

Why You Should Try Meditating While Running (and How to Do It)

Yes, you can get your Zen on while getting miles in. Here are nine tips for making your next run extra-serene.<p>I’m running down Kelly Drive in Philadelphia on an unseasonably warm fall day, my purple sneakers softly thudding against the ground. As I run, I notice a young boy skateboarding on the …

Why Are Women Drinking More Than We Used To?

A recent study from the University of New South Wales found that the great gender booze gap has nearly closed. To find out why, I decided to conduct my own scientific analysis—and consult some experts.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>It's 11 PM, and I'm sitting in a pub, blowing into a …

15 Recipes for People Obsessed with Cinnamon

Yes, there's pumpkin spice, but let's be real — cinnamon is the OG fall spice. And even though we bet you'd be hard-pressed to find a kitchen without …

Breakfast

The Breakfast Burritos That'll Get You Out Of Bed

Because breakfast should be big.<p>Breakfast burritos are simple to make: you just take all the breakfast foods you love and roll them into a tortilla. You don’t really <i>need</i> a recipe to start on your journey of making morning burritos. But recipes, like the ones we have for you below, will help you …

Breakfast

For Any Peanut Butter Lovers Out There - This Creamy Treat Is For You!

Creamy Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars<p>Save<p>If you’re looking for a delicious, decadent dessert that will knock people’s socks off, look no further. …

New trailers: three Netflix and Marvel series, Ava DuVernay's Queen Sugar, Suicide Squad, and more

Netflix has been promising this for years, and I almost thought that maybe it was never gonna happen. But apparently <i>The Defenders</i> — Netflix's small screen answer to <i>The Avengers</i> — is coming next year. This first teaser doesn't have even a second of footage of Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, or …

Making Plant-Based Diets More Popular: Just Add Convenience

Veganism is enjoying a tidal wave of new followers. Many consumers are opting to follow plant-based diets for both health and environmental reasons. Yet this type of diet can often be incredibly time consuming. The laborious process of chopping endless vegetables and whizzing up your own almond …

15 Healthier, Vegan Versions of All Your Junk Food Favorites

We all like to treat ourselves to some junk food every now and again. Even though those foods are usually high in fats, sugar, salt, calories, and …

19 Vegan Breakfasts You Can Make in 15 Minutes or Less

When simply getting out the door without mismatched shoes is considered a feat during chaotic weekdays, whipping up a satisfying morning meal seems …

Breakfast

13 Vegan Candy Bars Better Than Your Childhood Favorites

June 30, 2016 | Written by<p>You have to try these scrumptious, chocolatey, vegan candy bars.<p>1. Similar to M&M’s: No Whey! Foods’ Choco No No’s<p>A post …

Meditation Makes Us More Aware Of Our Unconscious, Study Suggests

There’s just so much we aren’t aware of.<p>Imagine being in a dark room holding a flashlight. You can only see where you're pointing the light, and only what the light reaches. This room is your mind, and what the flashlight reveals is your limited awareness of it.<p>But a new study suggests that people …

Meditation

15 Vegetarian Taco Recipes Perfect for Meatless Monday

We are so down with Meatless Mondays! Starting fresh on Monday sets the pace for healthy eating all week, and you don’t have to subsist on juice recipes or Jennifer Aniston’s diet to do it. Tacos — everyone’s fave fiesta food — can actually help ease the transition to more veggie-centric eating. …

27 'Healthy' Habits That Make You Gain Weight

There was a period of time when people thought smoking tobacco was healthy. Experts also downplayed just how detrimental sugar is to your health, and …

Nutrition

Healthy Breakfast Recipes: 5 Quick And Easy Ways To Start The Day

All hail the veg!<p>We all know it’s hard enough to get your five-a-day, let alone seven-a-day, which has been the fruit and veg guideline since …

28 Days To Yoga Bliss: The Fundamentals, Poses, & Breathwork You Need To Know - mindbodygreen

The Fundamentals, Poses & Breathwork You Need To Know<p>Class Rating<p>$149.99 USD<p>28 days of progressive yoga posture and philosophy instruction<br>• Tailored …

Yoga

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

The Best Science-proven Ways to Add Strength and Size to Your Quads

If you’re looking to forge some major strength gains in your lower body, traditional weightlifting may <i>not</i> be the answer, according to research from …

These Beet Burgers Might Make You Give Up Meat

With fresh beets, buttery mushrooms, and sumac yogurt dressing, the Ultimate Vegetarian Burger could well succeed where government health bodies and 80s pop singers have failed.<p>There are a lot of people out there who want you to go vegetarian. Your Instagram feed is awash with #meatfree fried …

13 Crock-Pot Recipes You Won’t Believe Are Vegan

10 Ways to Hack Your Cold Brew Coffee

For coffee lovers, the drink isn’t just for waking up or gaining energy… it’s a way of life. A major part of coffee’s surge in popularity is due to the availability of quality cold brew. Even if you don’t care for the stuff straight up, there are a ton of ways that you can transform that liquid …

Sore Muscles? This Yoga Sequence Has You Covered

Pain relief + Relaxation = The perfect combo.<p>There's nothing quite like the hurts-so-good pain after a tough strength-training session. But when moving your muscles becomes unbearable, these yoga moves are here to help.<p>In the Yogaglo video above, instructor Kathryn Budig shows you how to stretch …

Yoga

11 Muscle-Building Vegan Recipes

Just because you are cutting out—or cutting down on—dairy, meat, and eggs from your diet does not mean you are banished to a life of eating bland …

Ben & Jerry’s Made Non-Dairy Ice Cream And Vegans Are Losing Their Minds

Been walking in the dairy-free desert so long.

How I Shop Now That I'm Vegan

People like to joke that the only thing vegans can eat is lettuce, but that is far from the truth! In fact, I've been surprised by how little my …

Vegan

OMG … Did This Really Happen? The Greatest Vegan Food Wins of 2015

Wowie wow! Can you believe that 2015 is practically over?! It seems like I was just waking up in a pile of doggie toys and empty bags of treats from …