Michael At

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Getting fit in midlife: how long does it really take?

“I’m going on holiday in a couple of weeks, so I need to get to the gym”. Or “I’ve just signed up for six boot camp classes this week, so by next month I’ll be in amazing shape!” We’ve all heard sayings like these, and perhaps said them ourselves. But how often does it actually pan out that …

Middle Age

Evolutionary algorithm outperforms deep-learning machines at video games - MIT Technology Review

With all the excitement over neural networks and deep-learning techniques, it’s easy to imagine that the world of computer science consists of little …

Deep Learning

If You Want To Get Ripped & Motivated You Need To Follow These Fitness Instagrammers

New Year’s Eve feels like a world away, and no doubt some of your healthy resolutions have fallen by the wayside.<p>If you need a jolt of inspiration to …

Fitness

A ghostly particle detected in Antarctica has led astronomers to a super-massive spinning black hole called a 'blazar'

• <b>The origin of the universe’s most powerful cosmic rays, or high-speed particles, has for decades been difficult to determine.</b>• <b><br>Astronomers recently</b> …

The Exact Kettlebell and Bodyweight Workout That Left My Abs Sore For Days

Anyone who knows me or follows me on Instagram knows I'm a fiend for kettlebells. I love the versatility of this fitness tool, and I especially love that you can mix it up with other kinds of workouts for a comprehensive sweat session.<p>I recently had the chance to work out with Francheska Martinez, …

Workouts

An 11-Year-Old Got Most Of Her Genes From Her Dad, And Almost None From Her Mom

Only about 25 people in the world — all girls — have been reported with this genetic syndrome.<p>An 11-year-old girl from the Czech Republic was born with genes that came almost entirely from her father, instead of half from each parent.<p>Only about 25 people in the world — all girls — have been …

Genetics

The 15-minute Dumbbell Workout for Busy Guys

At some point in every guy’s life, finding workout time becomes problematic. It doesn’t matter if you’re a former bodybuilder or a master of time …

Paddleboarding

In Cities, Wildlife Evolves Astonishingly Fast

Animals, plants, and insects adapt to the extreme urban environment—and even to specific subway lines.<p>Most naturalists turn up their noses at cities, regarding them as anti-nature—sterile wastelands of concrete and steel. But evolutionary biologist Menno Schilthuizen, author of <i>Darwin Comes to Town</i>, …

Biology

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

How many have you read?<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their …

Blast Your Biceps To New Highs

When you look at the biceps of former greats like Boyer Coe, Robby Robinson, Albert Beckles, and more recently, 8-time Mr. Olympia, Ronnie Coleman …

10-Minute Blast for Powerful Triceps

Is it possible to blast a bodypart with 10 minutes worth of work? It sure is…if you splash in enough intensity to make the gains you are looking for. …

New 21's for Bigger Guns

Training arms is definitely a love / hate relationship for most lifters. They love to train arms and feel the ‘pump’, they love to have their arms …

2-Day Bigger Guns Triceps Routine

<b>Duration</b> 2 days<p><b>Exercises</b> 8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If you’re looking to build massive arms, your triceps are the place to start. Sure, you want that perfect …

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

I Traded CrossFit For BBG Workouts For 1 Week, and This Is What Happened

I've been doing CrossFit for 21 months now, but scrolling through Instagram and seeing amazing mind and body transformations from women following Kayla Itsines's BBG program totally inspired me to give it a try. I stopped going to CrossFit for one week, signed up for the one-week free trial on the …

Fitness

4 Exercises for Real Posture Improvement

The Posture Experts Are Wrong<p>Any time the subject of posture comes up, it creates the image of a bunch of wanna-be debutantes struggling to learn how …

How to Improve Shoulder Flexibility and Mobility

Shoulder pain and problems are very common among weightlifters. Banish them by improving shoulder flexibility and mobility.<p>Inflexible shoulders get …

Pain

13 things that will happen when you ‘level-up’ as a person

Every next level of life will demand a different you. — Leonardo DiCaprio<p>According to meta-analytic data, confidence isn’t what leads to success. …

Self-improvement

Stronger Wrists, Bigger Lifts

How to Build Bulletproof, Pain-Free Wrists<p>Strong, Pain-Free Wrists<p>Some call it prehab and some call it injury prevention. In reality, it's just how …

Martial Arts

Tip: Do Zottman Curls for Bigger Biceps & Forearms

Build biceps and forearms with this challenging exercise. Check it out.<p>Bulging forearms. A handshake capable of crushing steel. Why are they becoming …

The Best Tool for Bigger Arms and a Stronger Grip

FACT: Massive Forearms Unlock the Mysteries of the Universe

<b>I don’t love the term “celebrity trainer,” because most of my clients are not celebrities.</b> But I’ve worked with quite a few.By and large, they’re …

25 Animal Facts That Sound Fake But Are Actually Totally True

They don't teach you this stuff in school.

Making This 1 Change to My Squat Completely Set My Glutes on Fire

I don't do squats very often, but when I do, I usually do the variation where my heels are elevated, rather than the traditional back or front squat with a barbell. This allows me to really dig my heels into the ground and fire up my glutes. Think of it as extra booty activation. To do this move, I …

Workouts

12 fitness myths that are doing more harm than good

1/<p>Myth: For any real benefits, you need to hit the gym for at least an hour or sweat it out several times a week in a fitness class.<p>Truth: For better …

Exercise

The only 5 exercises you need to get fit

The only 5 exercises you need to get fit<p>We all want to start a fitness regime, but with our busy lives it becomes difficult, we feel it is a time …

Workouts

The Exercise Trainers Swear By For Defined Obliques

Warning: It might hurt to laugh tomorrow<p>If you want to feel a deep burn in your obliques, try the band core rotation. Twisting your torso against the resistance of an anchored elastic band will challenge each of the two dozen muscles that make up your core—especially your obliques, says <i>Men’s Health</i> …

Workouts

6 Moves That Will Give You the Best Core and Cardio Workout

Give them a try the next time you hit the gym<p>The average person doesn't have several hours a day to spend at the gym. So when there is time to squeeze in a workout, you need exercises that are going to pack a serious punch. And combining core work with cardio will do the trick, allowing you to turn …

Exercise

Your Delts Will Be Rock Solid After This Shoulder Workout

​This 3-move workout mercilessly slams the shoulders from multiple angles<p>This workout is an all-out assault on your delts. Each movement not only addresses your shoulders from a different angle, but they all focus on varying phases of muscle contraction, says Andy Speer, creator of The Anarchy Abs …

Workouts