Jolene Furdek

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The Squat Variation You Need to Do If You Want Strong Legs and Glutes

Building a great rear is no walk in the park, and just doing cardio will not get you a strong, plump butt. What does it take, you ask? We talked with Sarah Chadwell, CPT, a bikini competitor, who agrees that iron, sweat, tears, and glute-specific exercises are what it takes to transform a butt. …

Xavi was the best midfielder to ever play

Lionel Messi might be the greatest player of all time, but Xavi was always Barcelona’s heartbeat.<p>It’s sometimes stunning how fast things can change in soccer. It’s not the style, speed or level of player that truly dates the events but the players themselves. When Pep Guardiola's Barcelona beat …

Soccer

Tip: Fine Tune Your Glute Training

You need more than squats and deadlifts. Add a couple of these glute-focused exercises into your program.<p>Squats & Deads Aren't Enough<p>Stop relying on …

Tip: Push-Up Progressions

Go from zero to hero in six weeks with this progression model.<p>The Eccentric (Negative) Phase<p>Note: If you don't have powerlifting boards, just use …

How to get a six-pack in six weeks

If you’re looking to get a six-pack by July Fourth, you’ll need to start now. It takes six weeks with the right exercise — and food.<p>“The key to …

6 Deadlift Variations Your Butt Will Thank You For

The deadlift is one of the best full-body exercises you can do. Many trainers would argue it's THE best, because it's the perfect example of a …

Your Mind Is Not In Your Brain (It's the Other Way Around)

1. It may surprise many, but all “individual knowledge is remarkably shallow.” So says a view-of-mind-altering book <i>The Knowledge Illusion: Why We</i> …

The 7 Most Dreaded Exercises on the Planet ... and Why They're Good for You

Be honest. There’s probably at least one exercise that makes you cringe and groan. You know the one that makes you want to quit your workout and run …

Guardian Muscles: 3 moves to engage your serratus anterior and protect your shoulders

You’d be hard-pressed to find a guy bragging about working on his serratus anterior muscle, any more than you are to find someone who knows what that …

Workouts

Why does the same exercise exert effects on individuals differently?

[Background]<p>In Japan, due to the changes of lifestyle such as less physical activities than before, more and more people suffer from the lifestyle …

Diabetes

This app lets you instantly turn your DVD collection into your own personal Netflix for $2 per title

On Thursday, Vudu announced that its app will now let you create your own personal Netflix, instantly, for $2 per title (with the first movie free).<p>The main purpose of Vudu is to let you rent or buy movies digitally on "smart" devices — TV, smartphone, tablet, and so on. But now you'll be able to …

The Cognitive Bias President Trump Understands Better Than You

Americans born in the United States are more murderous than undocumented immigrants. Fighting words, I know. But why? After all, that's just what the …

Unilateral Leg Training, Part 4: Correcting the Imbalances

<i>In part one Historical Perspectives I raised the two challenges I faced in the 1980s - first, that there were inadequate numbers of exercises being</i> …

People Really Need to Know When They're Being Experimented On

Medical historian Alice Dreger argues against a worrying trend of researchers conducting clinical trials without fully informing the participants.<p>In the long view, modern history is the story of increasing rights of control over your body – for instance, in matters of reproduction, sex, where you …

Medicine

Save Time and Get Stronger With Single-Set Training

The argument has been around for decades. <b>Is multiple-set strength training better than single-set strength training?</b> For the uninitiated, …

First Genetic Results From Scott Kelly's Year In Space Reveal DNA Mysteries

After recent events, we’re all ready to hop aboard the next flight to Mars. But before us Earthlings embark on a seven-month journey to the Red …

Peter Thiel vs. the FDA

Trump has tapped Thiel to help unleash the Silicon Valley mindset on the agency. Will it work?<p>Since the election of Donald Trump, there’s been a lot of discussion in medical circles about bringing a Silicon Valley ethos to drug innovation in America.<p>This idea is embodied in Peter Thiel, the …

Two babies who received 'almost a miracle' treatment for terminal cancer are still alive a year later

Two babies whose apparently incurable cancer was cured by a revolutionary technique are still clear of the disease more than 12 months later, the …

Molecule throws roadblock in Alzheimer's path

When it comes to the drama of Alzheimer's disease, the compound in the starring role as the villain is tau. It's a protein that normally helps our …

'Automated dermatologist' detects skin cancer with expert accuracy

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even though the phrase "image recognition technologies" conjures visions of high-tech surveillance, these tools may soon be used in medicine more than in spycraft.<p>A team of Stanford researchers trained a computer to identify images of skin cancer moles and lesions as accurately as a …

Artificial Intelligence

Professor Smith Goes to Washington

In response to the new president’s stances on a range of issues, more scientists are preparing to run for political office.<p>For American science, the next four years look to be challenging. The newly inaugurated President Trump, and many of his Cabinet picks, have repeatedly cast doubt upon the …

World’s First Semisynthetic Organism Created: Scientists Expand Life’s Genetic Code To Include Two Artificial DNA Bases

All DNA-based life forms on Earth contain, at their core, a genetic code made up of four bases — adenine (A), thymine (T), guanine (G), cytosine (C). …

Nobel Prize Winner Claims to Have Found the Key to Slowing Aging

The Quest to Understand Aging<p>Within the past few decades, we have seen an exponential growth of technological advances in modern medicine. With more …

Why your weight loss plateaus, and how to fight it

Anyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task can be.<p>It seems like it should be simple: Just exercise to burn more calories and reduce your calorie intake.<p>But many studies have shown that this simple strategy doesn't work very well for the vast majority of …

Fitness

The best glute exercises to do at home

In the video above, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London Christina Howells runs through a series of quick exercises aimed at working your glutes and strengthening the surrounding muscles.<p>Each exercise has a variation for beginners and a more advanced version, with this episode …

Exercise

The 20-Minute Killer Pilates Sequence for a Crazy-Strong Core

Pilates is known for building a crazy-strong core, and since a strong core is the foundation for almost every bodyweight and strength exercise out …

Workouts

Scientists Have Discovered an 'Off' Switch For The Revolutionary CRISPR Gene Editing Tool

Important.<p>A lot has been written about CRISPR over the past year. The powerful gene editing tool can quickly and easily 'cut and paste' genes, which …

Cure For Cancer Found? Brain Tumors Disappear In Patient Receiving CAR-T Cell Therapy

2016 brought along a bevy of medical research breakthroughs among the international scientific community, from HIV and AIDs prevention to new …

Orgasmic Meditation Can Break Your Sex Rut

If you've been hearing a lot about orgasmic meditation lately, you're not alone: In recent years, the technique has gone from something of a taboo to a pretty commonly used (and talked about) form of alternative meditation. But what is it, and what (if anything) can it do for you?<p>Orgasmic …