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11 Ways To Build Muscle And Lose Fat Faster

You're going to the gym, you're eating your leafy greens, and you gave up pizza for the week. What more does your body want from you?

Fitness

The Health Benefits of 4 Types of Running Workouts | Men's Health

Shorter intervals, for instance, increase your VO2 max (one measure of aerobic endurance), while longer sessions boost your “Qmax,” the volume of blood your heart can pump.<p>Smart (and fast) guys take advantage of four key types of training—speedwork, threshold sessions, speed-stamina workouts, and …

The Costs to Your Health When You Stop Exercising

6 Ways Your Health Suffers When You Stop Working Out<p>Hitting pause on your workout plan can do more than just make you paunchy<p>Just as a good training program builds you up, falling off the workout wagon can have the opposite effect—sometimes almost immediately.<p>Experts call this phenomenon …

23 Writers With Messages For Straight White Male Publishing

<b>"Listen."</b><p><i>We asked attendees at the annual Association of Writers & Writing Programs conference if they had any messages for the predominantly white publishing industry. Here are their answers.</i><p><i>The views reflected here do not necessarily reflect those of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs.</i>

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13 Hilarious Accidental Twitter Poems

As found by @pentametron, the internet's best rhyming couplet robot.

Poetry

How To Be a Heroine by Samantha Ellis

Why do we read? Besides entertainment and escape, intellectual stimulation, and exposure to a world beyond our limited experience, one of the most …

Books

Eating for Exercise: What, When, Why and How Much?

Eating the right foods before and after you exercise can make the difference between a killer workout and one that just kills you.<p>Like a car, your …

Here's How Many Miles You Walk During A Day At Disneyland

I took a Fitbit to Disney to find out.<p>The late afternoon consists of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Tarzan's Treehouse (feel the burn climbing those stairs!), and a bit of a time-out — exhaustion is beginning to set in.<p><i>Access to Disneyland and California Adventure was provided gratis to the writer</i> …

Walt Disney Company

Feel healthier! 9 tasty spring fruits & vegetables you should get on your plate

Are you sick of spring cleaning yet? Tired of purging items that no longer serve you? Sure, spring is about new beginnings and starting fresh but who says you need clean out your entire kitchen cabinet and overhaul your diet to feel refreshed at the start of a new season?<p>Rather than worry about …

Healthy Eating

10 Reasons You Should Never, Ever Wear Flip-Flops

They're comfortable, but also really bad for you.<p>Pin the photo above to save this story for later!<p>In warm weather, it's hard to resist the urge to break out your flip-flops, the truest sign of summer. The problem: The footwear horrifies most experts.<p>Here's why you should reserve your flip-flops for …

Cure Your Tax Day Blues with These 7 Easy Cocktails

Taxes are due tomorrow! Are you staying up late tonight with your W-2 and spreadsheets? Celebrate your completed tax forms and unwind with these easy …

25 Crazy Fun Marathons That Are Totally Worth Training For

Werk for that vacation.

Marathons

Watch the most Epic Crossfit vs Bodybuilding Rant you’ll Ever See

Watch the most Epic Crossfit vs Bodybuilding Rant you’ll Ever See<p>Many would argue that Crossfit is better than Bodybuilding and vice versa, but one …

Workouts

The med school entrance exam just got 3 hours longer. Thanks, Internet

For 25 years, the Medical College Admission Test has remained mostly the same despite the vast advances in medical research and technology.<p>That …

7 Pieces of Advice I'd Like to Give to My Younger Self

<b>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</b><p>Looking back to my younger years, I am sometimes amazed at how life has turned. Nothing is exactly what I had originally planned for. The only thing that stays the same is who I am, my values, and my interests.<p>Fast forward to today, I have moved to …

Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught In School

You're taught about history, science and maths when you're growing up. Most of us, however, aren't taught how to identify or deal with our own …

8 Promises Every Woman Should Make to Herself

The secret to self-confidence isn't much of a secret at all, according to happiness expert and bestselling author Dominique Bertolucci. All you need …

The best iPhone apps for finding restaurants

If you're like most people, you probably go out once in a while (or a lot). It's nice to not have to cook all the time, but how do you know where to …

7 Steps to Staying Slim and Healthy

Why an inexpensive health tracker is all most people need to be more fit

Cheap health trackers are all most consumers need to improve their personal wellness. There’s a new inexpensive $50 health wearable called the Misfit Flash, and it has all the features you’d find in a gadget three times the price.<p>Nearly all health trackers are based on the idea that information …

Finally! Science Proves Its Worth: Fast Food Is As Good For You After A Workout As Sports Drinks

Ever have a killer workout, then pass a fast food place and think, "No, I shouldn't," as you sip your Gatorade? Well, you could have swapped a burger …

New Technologies Help Seniors Remain Happy, Safe at Home

A growing number of seniors are turning to state-of-the-art digital tools -- via smartphones, GPS, voice activation and sensors -- that enable them …

5 Damaging Mindsets Keeping You From Happiness

I have had countless conversations on the topics of dating and relationships with people who are in all phases of life. Men, women, boys, girls, single, married, divorced and everything in between.<p>When you really stop to listen and pay attention, there are many lessons to be taken away from these …

8 Fatty Foods With Health Benefits | Men's Health

(Building your best body requires drive, sweat, and the right food. Fuel Your Fat-Burners With 101 Muscle Meals from <i>Men’s Health</i>.)<p><b>Beef</b><p>Most people consider turkey, chicken, and fish healthy, yet think they should avoid red meat—or only choose very lean cuts—since they’ve always been told that it’s …

What 7 Nutritionists Eat for Breakfast Each Morning

Follow their lead to get your day off to a healthy start.<p>New research may cast doubt on the importance of breakfast for weight loss (although it's worth noting that some experts question the validity of these findings). Still—nutritionists agree that, to keep your blood-sugar levels steady, it's …

Six Most Shared Happiness Articles of the Last 12 Months

I thought it would be interesting to use Ahref.com’s new content explorer to find the most shared happiness articles in the last 12 months.<p>This cool …

Running for Beginners: FAQs

<b>Can I run in sneakers?</b><br>Running doesn't require much investment in gear and accessories, but you have to have a good pair of running shoes. Unlike sneakers, running shoes are designed to help your foot strike the ground properly, reducing the amount of shock that travels up your leg. They're also …