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Parkinson's: Targeting new compound slows disease in rats

New research finds that acrolein, a byproduct of oxidative stress, is key in the progression of Parkinson's disease. Targeting the compound was found …

Medical Research

The Best Cookie Recipes To Bake This Weekend

Baking for others is a delicious form of altruism that’s been proven to boost your overall sense of well-being and help connect you with the people you love. But what if you just don’t have time for altruism during the busy workweek?<p>That’s what weekends are for.<p>We know you don’t have time to waste …

Dessert

Complete 75-Minute Yoga and Meditation Practice

Details<p>This powerful and complete 75-minute sequence is designed to lead you to a state of inner ease and deep focus.<p>You'll practice a strengthening …

Yoga

Do You Have a Pull-Up Bar At Home?

A cheap and discreet piece of exercise equipment that I think everyone ought to have in their home is a pull-up bar and my reason for that may …

Workouts

These three core-focused moves will keep your body balanced and looking its best

Nike master trainer Eva Redpath shares three core-focused moves that <b>work the entire body</b> and will have you looking—and feeling—beautifully …

Workouts

This mental exercise doesn't just help with stress — it could also spice up your sex life

I once tried to meditate and three minutes in I had to give up because my mind would not stop chattering. That experience didn't exactly make me jump to try it again, in spite of everything I'd heard about the benefits of a calm mind and deeper inner-understanding. But after finding out about new …

Meditation

These 10 Fruits and Veggies Are Linked to Better Mental Health—Especially If You Eat Them Raw

A new study finds that eating produce in its natural form may boost mood and reduce depressive symptoms.<p>Raw fruits and vegetables may be better for …

Mental Health

Here's Why The Most Basic Yoga Poses Are Actually The Most Important In Your Practice

If you're new to yoga, that feeling of anticipation to roll out your mat each day is truly magical, to say the least. You fantasize about flowing at …

Yoga

30-Day Countdown to a Flat Belly By Summer

The official start of summer is about ten weeks away but if you aren’t in tip-top shape just yet there’s no need to worry. Why? Because by making a …

Nutrition

A Trainer Says to Ditch Crunches For These Ab Moves Instead

Of all the core exercise variations out there, crunches definitely dominate in terms of popularity. But are they <i>actually</i> effective for achieving abs, or have we all been wasting our time? Personal trainer Ridge Davis helped us settle the debate once and for all. Spoiler: there are better moves to …

Sheet Pan Pancake Recipes That Will Feed a Crowd

1<p>Buttermilk<p>Serve everyone at the table a warm stack of pancakes all at once. We’ve made the breakfast favorite hassle-free by baking the batter in a …

Breakfast

BOSU Ball Total Body Workout in 17 Challenging Moves

This BOSU Ball workout strengthens the entire body and includes cardio moves to raise your heart rate:<p>Complete all the exercises, one after the other …

Workouts

5 Ways To Unlock Your Body's Fullest Potential

Timing is everything—especially when it comes to living your best life.<p>Recently, nutritional scientists discovered that a naturally occurring …

Wellness

Work the Whole Core with 17 Effective Ab Exercises

Athletes need a strong core foundation for powerful movements and specific ab exercises are only a small piece of the program. In fact, the best ab …

Workouts

25 Top YouTube Survival Channels For Every Survivalist And Prepper

I can easily say that I watch more YouTube than I do normal television. This is especially the case when it comes to YouTube survival shows, prepper …

Survivalism

Scarlett Johansson Inspired Workout Routine: Train Like Black Widow

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Lose Fat<p>Workout Type<p>Full Body<p>Training Level<p>Intermediate<p>Program Duration12 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>7<p>Time Per Workout45-75 …

Exercise

What’s the Deal with Chakras (and How Do I Know If Mine Are Blocked)?

You’ve probably come across chakras in your weekly yoga class or favorite meditation app, but you’re not <i>actually</i> sure what they are (or why they …

Yoga

Your HIIT Workouts Need This One Essential Tool

If you're looking to push your calorie burning, fat-busting HIIT workouts to the next level, you should start skipping.<p>Not on gym days, of course. …

Exercise

This is the best style of meditation for you, based on your wellness needs

Thanks to an ever-growing contingent of studios, apps, and audio guides, meditation is now as accessible as a cup of expensive take-out coffee. And …

Meditation

This Full-Body Move From a Beachbody Trainer Will Either Scare You or Make You Say, "Bring It!"

When an exercise has the word "surrender" in its name, expect that it will destroy you (in a good way!). In this video, Beachbody trainer Autumn Calabrese is demonstrating the surrender to shoulder press. The surrender move alone is strictly a lower-body exercise, so why not add in a shoulder press …

Fitness

This At-Home Pilates Routine Will Tighten and Tone Your Entire Body

Sometimes the key to getting faster results is slowing down.<p>There's a common misconception that every single workout should be done …

Workouts

This Fat-Burning Workout Will Tone Your Entire Body — and All You Need Is 1 Kettlebell

If you don't have much experience with kettlebells, you're in the right place. Eric Leija, also known as primal.swoledier on Instagram, is a senior …

Exercise

Give Yourself a Lymphatic Drainage Facial

It’s easier than you think.<p>The upside of all our bad weather is that there’s absolutely no shame in being a couch potato. And why not be a beautiful couch potato, while you’re sipping tea and catching up on your shows? One of my favorite at-home facial techniques to do when I have the time is …

Skin Care

The Best for Free Pilates Videos You Can Find Online

You can find detailed instructions along with pictures for just about any Pilates mat exercise you are looking for online. Written instructions offer …

Yoga

This No-Equipment, High-Intensity Workout Will Leave You in a Puddle of a Sweat

If you can't get your hands on weights, cardio machines, or other fitness equipment, don't forgo the workout! You can still get in a kickass …

Exercise

6 Tiny Daily Rituals that Will Change Your Life (in 6 Months or Less)

<i>Are you willing to spend a little time every day like most people won’t, so you can spend the better part of your life like most people can’t?</i>Think …

Creole Red Beans and Rice Recipe

"An old co-worker of mine from Louisiana gave me this recipe. It is not only yummy but an inexpensive meal to make!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound dry red kidney …

Food Preservation

This Is the Absolute Best Workout to Shed Weight — You're Welcome

We don't have to look far for incentive to go to the gym. In addition to the mental health benefits of working out, it's rewarding to feel "in …

Exercise

Quitting Facebook? Download your data before you go

What does Facebook know about you? Learn how to download your Facebook data to find out.<p>First, it was Cambridge Analytica. Now, it's the ugly truth memo. What's next?<p>If you are finally ready to quit Facebook once and for all, you should take your data -- all your posts and messages, photos and …

Apps

This 8-Minute Ab Workout Will Strengthen Every Muscle in Your Core

In this video, 8fit trainer Marife San Victores will take you through a short routine that targets every muscle in the abdomen in just 8 minutes.<p>They …

Workouts