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A day in the life of a retired Navy SEAL commander, who wakes up at 4:30 a.m., trains in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and doesn't eat for 72 hours at a time

Jocko Willink retired from the US Navy SEALs in 2010, but he hasn't eased his intense approach to life.<p>As the commander of SEAL Team 3 Task Unit Bruiser, the most highly decorated special operations unit in the Iraq War, Willink led his men with the mantra "discipline equals freedom." That is, by …

7 Recipes to Make Using Store Bought Rotisserie Chicken

We all have that one day a <b>week</b> where maybe cooking is not on the agenda so we go to the grocery store and pick up a tasty rotisserie chicken. And hey I'm not judgin cause I do the same thing. However instead of just eating a boring chicken I have come up with 7 Ways You Can Use Up That Chicken to …

How to quit sugar this year: 'It's a lifestyle change, not a diet'

It’s Monday night, and I’m clutching an eight-pack of mini Kellogg’s cereals in the queue of my local corner shop, hoping I don’t see anyone I know. This is the next best thing to the full box of Coco Pops I’ve been craving all day.<p>Call it a regression to the simpler snap, crackle and pop of …

Nutrition

This genius cooking system will help you plan ahead to eat well all week long

In the new year, many of us resolve to cook more often—a habit that’s healthier, cheaper, and often more enjoyable than eating out or ordering Seamless. Yet it can be hard to find the time to devote to meal preparation, much less creative menu-planning.<p>It’s little wonder, then, that meal kits like …

Kitchens

7 Egg Recipes For Advanced Egg-perts

This will be the year you can cook perfectly poached eggs. It'll be the time you finally bake up a billowing soufflé and possibly whip up a fluffy batch of egg clouds. Yes, all of these egg recipes are for the advanced cook who needs a challenge in the breakfast department.

The Secrets to Perfect Sit-Ups

Coffee vs. cold brew vs. espresso: Which has the most caffeine?

No matter how you take your coffee in the morning, it's sure to get you going. But which between drip, cold brew and espresso packs the biggest caffeine punch?<p>When you wake up and drink your morning cup of coffee, you don't dwell on what it is about the brown beverage that wakes you up. You just …

Coffee

Here's How Your Body Knows You Found the Perfect Sexual Partner

It's all about your immune system, apparently.<p>One of the real secrets of white-hot attraction to someone isn't terribly sexy, according to a recent study published in <i>Nature</i>: It's a part of your genetic coding.<p>All humans have their own unique human leukocyte antigen (HLA) complex, which helps the …

Immune System

Everything You Need to Build the Perfect Apartment Gym

Gyms are big business, pulling in around $22 billion annually as an industry. It helps that the average membership runs $58 per month, and that figure skyrockets if you live in a city. Brooklynites, for example, pay about $135 a month to hit the gym, while people who live in Austin pay $88. Here’s …

Workouts

6 Ways Coffee Can Enhance Your Athletic Performance

Active adults and athletes want to enhance athletic performance with stimulants but without potential adverse effects that can come from unregulated …

Exercise

The FAA 'strongly advises' against turning on a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in flight because it might explode

Now, the Federal Aviation Administration is 'strongly advising' that passengers not turn on or charge their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones onboard any aircraft, amid concerns that they might explode.<p>Here's the FAA's full advisory:<p>In light of recent incidents and concerns raised by Samsung about …

3 Things You Should Definitely Do To Have Amazing Sex

15.7K<p>SHARES<p>Sex is one of the greatest things ever, perhaps on the same level of greatness as alcohol or the first bite of your favorite food, …

Why One Woman Chose To Embrace Polyamory In Her Marriage

"There is this common misconception that something is inherently wrong with us."The post Why One Woman Chose To Embrace Polyamory In Her Marriage …

Relationships

This is the most surprising thing Monsanto is working on, and it's already changing the way you eat

Monsanto is best known for its work on genetically modified crops and pesticides. In 2014, it was ranked the third most-hated company in the world by Nielsen, largely because of its work in this space.<p>In a Mother Earth News piece, the Pesticide Action Network sums up the concerns that many …

Classic Mexican Recipes

These delicious Mexican recipes include crispy flautas, easy carnitas and a fantastic selection of tacos.

18 Skewers to Bring to Every Summer BBQ

As of tomorrow, it’s FINALLY officially summer! We all know grilled skewer recipes are essential for all those upcoming warm-weather get-togethers, but you don’t always have to get the grill involved when serving kabobs for dinner. Even strawberry shortcake can get a skewer makeover for summer. …

16 Breakfast Treats To Make For Dad On Father's Day

Dads rule.<p><i>For more Father's Day recipes, head over to Food52.</i>

Breakfast

Hate networking? Try these 4 things

"I hate networking." We hear this all the time from executives, other professionals, and MBA students. They tell us that networking makes them feel …

What I learned by waking up at 4:30 a.m. for 21 days

The challenge was simple: waking up 21 consecutive workdays at 4:30 a.m., a challenge I gave the name of #21earlydays. I was already used to waking up early (6 a.m. almost every day), but this time I wanted to go further. I wanted to test myself and be more aware of my own limits. And at the same …

Your Choices for Motivation Determine Your Ultimate Success. Here's Why

Dangle your own carrot in front of you. Determine your own motivations.<p>Here's a simple way to test your motivation.<p>What would you do in your job, at your company, or even in life if you could complete a given project and earn an easy $1 million? In other words, how would you strive for excellence, …

7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Squat

<i>By Michael Schletter for Life by Daily Burn</i><p><i>Photo: Ryan Kelly / Daily Burn</i><p>If you're no stranger to the gym, chances are the squat is a part of your regular routine. Not only does this powerful exercise build muscle in your lower body, it strengthens your upper half (abs included!) as well. But if …

10 Signs You and Your Partner Are a Great Match

No couple is perfect, but you two are pretty close.<p>You’re pretty sure you’ve finally found that right person for you. You know, the one who listens intently while you vent about your grueling day at work and is there to hold you tightly on the couch with your Netflix queue already lined up. But how …

Acquainted

China's young reporters give up on journalism: 'You can't write what you want'

The ever greater constraints placed on news reporting by Xi Jinping mean many Chinese journalists see no point in pursuing a media career<p>When a 7.9-magnitude earthquake ripped through Sichuan province in May 2008, Lin Tianhong, a 29-year-old reporter at China Youth Daily, was one of the first to …

Journalism

Why You Should Be Microwaving Lemons

If you're anything like us, it takes you about four lemons just to get the stupid half cup of juice your marinade calls for. Here's an easier way to get more from less.<p><b>What you need:</b> A microwave<p><b>What you do:</b> Pop a lemon in for 15 to 20 seconds, then remove it and let it cool for about a minute …

Infographic: Around the world in 31 coffees

If you think coffee is the same all around the world then you couldn’t be more wrong. Cheapflights has produced this infographic that proves the …

How to Make Chili in a Slow Cooker

Looking to upgrade your chili recipe?<p>Check out my simple solution below and be sure to subscribe on YouTube!<p>Follow Karan Nijhawan on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KaranNL

The Best Oils for Cooking, and Which to Avoid

By Rochelle Bilow<p>Canola, grapeseed, olive, hemp, avocado, vegetable… the world of cooking oils is a big, confusing place. Here's how to make sense of it all.<p>When it comes to the performance and flavor, not all cooking oils are created equal. Some perform well at high temperatures, making them ideal …

Food

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