Melissa Feuerstein

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A Science-Backed 7-Minute Workout That Hits All the Muscles You Forget About

Don't get us wrong—we're all about bodyweight exercises. And quick, high-intensity routines like the scientific 7-minute workout (plus the research …

Workouts

Training The Immune System To Fight Cancer Has 19th-Century Roots

A novel immunotherapy drug is credited for successfully treating former President Jimmy Carter's advanced melanoma. Instead of killing cancer cells, these drugs boost the patient's immune system, which does the job instead.<p>Immunotherapy is cutting-edge cancer treatment, but the idea dates back more …

Immune System

The 5 Exercises Every Guy Should Master

Before you do another rep, make sure you’re an expert on these movements first<p>I know the best way to train my body. But this knowledge took almost two decades to accumulate.<p>So when I look back on my first workout ever, I cringe.<p>There are so many things I would do differently. If I had known back …

How to save money at Whole Foods

The company has earned the nickname "whole paycheck" for its high prices.<p>But it doesn't have to be that way.<p>We picked up some tips from money-saving experts on how you can save.

Personal Finance

The Most Genius Way to Save Money on Groceries Next Year

<i>By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist</i><p>Grocery shopping can take a big bite out of your household budget. In fact, a family of four spends up to an average of $1,300 a month on food at home, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That means families can shell out more than $15,000 a year on …

Personal Finance

The 10 Best Exercises You Can Do For The Rest Of Your Life

Fitness professionals praise simple, sustainable and modifiable moves.<p>From boot camps to SoulCycle to early morning dance parties, there’s no shortage of fitness trends with a devoted, young, fit following. But when it comes to exercises that even the oldest and most out of shape can (and should) …

Exercise

Alive, Alive Oh! And Other Things That Matter by Diana Athill review – lessons from old age

Avoid romanticism and possessiveness: a clear-eyed view from the ‘high plateau’<p>Diana Athill stopped thinking of herself as a sexual being in her mid-70s, and “after a short period of shock at the fact, found it very restful”. She had become another sort of creature: an Old Woman! “It was like …

The Secret Behind What Happens to Fat When You Exercise

by Phil Hardesty<p>Very few people would question the dynamic benefits of exercise to improve health and wellness, but very few people know about the science behind what causes these beneficial health changes to our fat and muscles.<p>A pound of fat weighs the same as a pound of muscle - one pound. The …

Muscle

25 Books You'll Want To Curl Up With In A Reading Nook

You won't be able to put these books down.<p>It's no wonder that reading nooks are a dream home feature for many book lovers. Reading nooks are cute, cozy, and a perfect escape from the daily grind. But what good is a comfy reading space if you don't have any great books to read? Enter the reading …

6 Superfoods Your Grandmother Ate -- That You Should Too

Back in her day, Grandma probably had no idea what "eating clean" was. And even if you tried explaining it to her, she'd probably say she didn't give a hoot. Still, her diet wasn't all Salisbury steak and Jell-O salad. Your granny and her gang ate plenty of foods that were actually really healthy, …

Nutrition

The 12 best news and reading apps in the world

Smartphones are fast becoming our go-to way to consume all types of media, but sometimes it's hard to know which apps are worth our time.<p>From e-books to Reddit to breaking news, these are the best apps to help you stay on top of the stories everybody is talking about.<p><i>Additional reporting by Steven</i> …

Apps

Completelifewellness.com

This domain has recently been listed in the marketplace. Please click here to inquire.<p>Life Wellness Center<br>• for-LIFE<br>• Bios Life Complete<br>• Complete …

Personal Trainer to Star Athletes Knows How to Make Them Suffer

Mackie Shilstone designs punishing workouts for Serena Williams and other clients and is no less demanding of himself<p>Mackie Shilstone, the fitness guru and personal trainer to pro athletes including tennis ace Serena Williams and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, has a high tolerance for …

Exercise

8 Podcasts That Will Captivate Your Mind

A month ago, if you asked me what my favorite podcast was I would have paused awkwardly and asked, “What’s a podcast?” A lot has changed since …

Polar Now Puts Heart Rate Monitoring On Your Wrist With Its New A360 Fitness Tracker

Earlier this year we weren’t exactly enamored with Polar’s A300 fitness tracking watch that gave up the M400’s GPS for a slightly cheaper price tag. …

There’s a New Way to Find the Perfect Doctor For You

It turns out that those boring, confusing insurance claims are a great crowd-sourcing resource for health information. En masse, they can tell you …

The most uplifting playlist ever, according to a neuroscientist

The list was commissioned by British electronics brand Alba, which had done a large survey of customers around the UK and Ireland — asking everything from their basic music taste to what sounds they listen to to feel happier.<p>According to Jolij's blog:<p>Basically, they asked me whether I could find a …

Pop Music

9 Ingredients That Should Never Be In Your Protein Powder

If you’re busy, protein powders can often come in handy. At any time of day, you can quickly whip up a shake and allow your body to be nourished and …

Nutrition

Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 Years

Diet can slow cognitive decline. Pass the berries.<p>Think of blueberries as a brain's best friend. A new study from the Rush University Medical Center found that sticking to what is known as the MIND diet can slow cognitive decline and may reduce a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The …

How Important Is Perfect Form in Fitness, Really?

<i>By Brian Sabin</i><p>Just about every gym in the world is lying to you. The lies are told subtly. They aren't even spoken aloud. But they are often written all over the walls. The lies are well intentioned, aiming to show you the "right" way to exercise. We're talking about the posters that show someone …

Yoga

Why Everything You Know About Core Training is Wrong

By Andy Haley Stack.com<p>The days of using Sit-Ups and Crunches to increase core strength are long gone. Planks and stability exercises have come into …

The 30-minute dumbbell workout program to build muscle

Westend61 / Getty<p>Westend61 / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>There's something intensely satisfying about lifting with barbells. After all, …

Workouts

Best books for summer 2015: what to read

We asked novelists and historians to tell us which new book and which classic they’re packing this year. From Ishiguro to Napoleon, here are their selections:<p><b>Alan Johnson</b> <br>A new Kazuo Ishiguro novel is always worth waiting for, which is just as well because The Buried Giant (Faber) is his first in a …

4 Books That Will Make You Happy And Successful

<b>What is the good life?</b><p>That’s the primary question I’m trying to answer with this blog.<p>Shortcuts and lifehacks are great. Surprising trivia is nice. …

The Best Way to Keep Building Muscle After 40

Follow these rules to see big gains as you age<p>If you're over 40, you probably have more “stuff” going on in your life than you did at 21, making it difficult to focus on eating right and training regularly. And the enthusiasm you once had for exercise—especially if you haven’t seen the results you …

How to Rid Yourself of Belly Pooch Forever

Stomach fat, be gone!<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Clean eating and hitting the gym can help you reach your weight-loss goal, but you might find you have a little extra pooch around your midsection. Here are three things you can do to …

Take the #Gimme5Challenge to Strengthen Your Body with Just Five Basic Moves

So freakin' simple. So freakin' awesome.<p>Hop off the treadmill, grab a seat, and check this out: Cardio is not the most effective way to reduce body fat. Without strength training, your weight-loss efforts will simply produce a smaller version of you. Is that truly what you want? Or do you want to …

4 Steps to Successfully Cut Down Sugar in Your Diet

The average American adult consumes the equivalent of about 32 teaspoons of sugar per day. Sugar is really the number one food additive: it is added to drinks, often in the form of high-fructose corn syrup, to bread, sauces, dressings, and to all kinds of processed foods including many low-fat …