Lisa Stokes

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Can’t Do the 7-Minute Workout? Neither Can I

It’s been four years since researchers from the Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute in Orlando first published a series of 12 exercises that became a fitness craze known as the 7-Minute Workout.<p>After the workout was first reported in The New York Times, dozens of 7-Minute Workout apps and …

Workouts

You Won't Need a Gym Membership With This Fitness Equipment From Amazon For Under $30

Sure, a gym membership is nice, but have you tried working out at home? You can wear whatever ratty old clothes you want, don't have to care what your hair looks like, and don't have to fight the sweaty crowds for your coveted equipment. And you don't even need expensive equipment to create your …

Workouts

Getting Started With Pull-Up Bar Exercises

The pull-up exercise (also called a chin-up) is one of the most overlooked exercises for building upper body, back, and core strength. It requires a …

Hearing aids are getting smarter. Think AI, health tracking

Using AI to turn these into real-time health monitoring devices is an enormous opportunity for the hearing aid to transform itself.<p>Starkey Chief Technology Officer Achin Bhowmik

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

Beginner's Flexibility Class

Beginner's Flexibility Class<p>Kristin McGee | 14 Minutes<p>BeginnerHatha YogaFlexibilityWhole bodyMatSteady<p>Log this session Add to favorites<p>Beginner's …

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The Real Reason You Have Knee Pain

The U.S. has more than 700,000 total knee replacement surgeries every year, and that number is growing precipitously. We are getting to the point in …

Upper Body Workout: Get Gorgeous Arms

Exercise 1 Dumbbell Alternating Shoulder Press and Twist<p><b>A</b> Stand holding a pair of dumbbells just outside your shoulders, with your elbows bent and palms facing each other.<p><b>B</b> Rotate your torso to the right as you press the dumbbell in your left hand at a slight angle above your shoulder. Reverse the …

Transform the Shape of Your Arms With These 16 Push-Up Variations

Along with lifting weights, push-ups are one of the best exercises you can do to sculpt and strengthen your upper body. These 16 variations range from easy to challenging, so choose the ones that suit your ability. You'll not only feel super sore after doing these, but you'll look and feel stronger …

Why You Should Use High ISO for Night Photography

Rating:<p>4.00 based on 4 Ratings<p>January 26, 2018 By Grey Chow<p>Why You Should Use High ISO for Night Photography www.sleeklens.com<p>When talking about ISO, …

The Running Test That Has Tormented Sport’s Biggest Stars Turns 50

Legends of Brazilian soccer, college basketball, and the NFL have been put through Dr. Kenneth Cooper’s 12-minute run.<p>We always did the 12-minute run on the third day of cross country practice, a sure sign the fun of summer had ended. My high school coach, Greg Wilson, would bring dozens of …

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If You Suffer From Tight Hips, Find a Wall ASAP, and Do This Amazing Stretch

Tight hips are a common affliction among us desk dwellers. They can lead to lower back pain and tightness in our legs and just make us feel all around uncomfortable. Free your tight hips by finding a wall and doing this life-changing stretch (no really, it's <i>that</i> good!).<p>Known as figure four, you can …

59 Dope Things On Amazon Prime That Have A Cult Following

It's hard to imagine that knife sets and hair brushes could inspire such fanatical enthusiasm, yet scroll through some of Amazon's highest-rated …

Shopping

These Are the Best Arm-Day Exercises to Get Completely Ripped

From dumbbell to bodyweight, these effective arm-sculpting moves are about to make you stronger and completely change the shape of your upper body. The next time arm day rolls around, include these moves and you'll build and sculpt your muscles — you're sure to notice a difference in the …

24 Times Long Exposures Resulted In Some Amazing Photography

There is some stunning photography out there that needs no tampering with, whether that be pre or post production. However, long exposure photography …

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

Artificial Intelligence

15 LEGO Ideas to Build and Inspire

Thinking about resting for a few days during the holidays? We have selected a number of LEGO® sets that are sure to relax you and inspire you so that …

What is fascia, and is 'myofascial release' the secret to better health?

There's a new buzzword in yoga studios across the UK: fascia. But what exactly is it, and should we all be paying more attention to this often overlooked aspect of our anatomy?<p>Put shortly, fascia is a clingfilm-like substance that wraps around all our muscles and organs, offering support and …

'I Tried Jumping Rope Every Day For 2 Weeks—Here's What Happened'

The results were SERIOUSLY impressive.<p>I’ve always thought the jump rope was a totally underrated piece of equipment. Sure, we all loved it when we were kids, but unless you’re a CrossFitter or regularly box your way around a ring, it’s rare to find one incorporated into a workout. Eve Overland, …

10-Minute Shoulder-Opening Yoga Flow

Do you carry stress in your shoulders, causing back pain and poor posture?<p>Do you carry stress in your shoulders, causing back pain and poor posture? …

A 5 Minute Set to Improve Your Run Technique

This set works on two key areas that will help you to be a smooth, powerful runner: effective body lean, and efficient ground contact (the quicker it …

Swimming

The Yoga Solution For Neck Pain - Monthly Yoga with Abi

<i>Photo credit: Daniel Rönnbäck, Bali</i><p>Pain and stiffness in the neck can drain your energy on long, hard rides, cause tension headaches and leave you …

Yoga

The One Workout Every Cyclist Must Do When They're Not Riding

As much we would like to get all the strength training we need just from riding, we can all stand to benefit from a little extra work off the bike. Fortunately, this doesn't mean you have to spend hours in the gym. Most cyclists will find a lot of their weakness strains from the back and hips, and …

Exercise

A Quick Guide To The Most Effective Poses For Mountain Bikers - Monthly Yoga With Abi

"Yoga has remarkable brain-scrubbing attributes." - Joe Rogan<p>Practicing yoga has significant mental benefits for athletes including sharpening …

New study looks at attitudes of drivers toward cyclists, and it ain't pretty

<b>It appears that cars are like guns: Instruments of control and vehicles of intimidation.</b><p>It is a regular topic of discussion on TreeHugger and other …

How to get a toned butt: 5 effective moves for the perfect curves

While it might not always seem like it, you’re actually working your butt all the time. “The gluteus or the butt is the largest muscle group in your …

Workouts

Happy 200th birthday, bikes! Made in Germany, conquering the world and saving the Earth

The simple two-wheeler, first invented in Germany in 1817, has evolved into a fast, fun and green machine. As bicycles continue to evolve, cities …

Pedal through the Ottawa countryside on these rural cycling routes

There are now twelve trails that wind through both nature and culture open to cyclists in rural Ottawa.<p>You may be familiar with the bike path along …

Eric Reguly on how self-driving cars will kill cities, not save them

This TreeHugger was so excited when first confronted with the idea of the self-driving car almost six years ago. Even back then it was predicted that …