Olivia Wilkinson

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Five Classic Villains Who Should Appear in Spider-Man Movies...But Probably Won’t

<i>Rob Spake on five classic villains who should appear in Spider-Man movies… but probably won’t….</i><p>The build-up for <b>The Amazing Spider-Man 2</b> has begun and …

Why We Must Squat

Page: 1Next »<p>by Joe Hancuff<p>I don’t know how many times I’ve told non-CrossFitters and non-lifters this old adage:<p>Squat!!!<p>Squats are super important …

The 8 Biggest Fitness Myths I've Ever Heard

There is no shortage of opinions on the best ways to lose weight and get into shape. Over my career I have heard some fitness myths over and over …

Exercise

Set Your Intention

Experts say intention setting can be a powerful tool in any fitness discipline, not just yoga. "It zeros in on something you can connect to emotionally, and unlike a long-term goal, you can make good on an intention in a single session, which is very satisfying," says celeb trainer Brett Hoebel. In …

Top 10 Yoga Postures for Strength

Yoga is more than just stretching and relaxation. Daily yoga practice includes a comprehensive system that builds strength in the body and mind. My journey in yoga has been from weakness to strength in every sense possible. There are some key postures that helped me access the deep reservoir of …

How Electric Light Is Harming Our Normal Sleep Cycles

Electric lighting is a major culprit in our chronic state of sleep deprivation, according to a new perspective published in the journal Nature.<p>Dr. Charles A. Czeisler, M.D., Ph.D., a professor of sleep medicine at Harvard Medical School, makes the case that electric lighting can seriously affect …

10 Ways to Sleep Better

We asked an aromatherapist, a chiropractor, an insomnia specialist, and more experts to share their best, natural tips for getting a good night's rest.<p><b>1. Clear Your Thoughts</b><p>"I like to keep a little yellow pad and pen next to the bed so that before turning the lights out, I can empty my head onto a …

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.<p>During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a …

10 Signs You May Be Sleep Deprived

In a culture that simultaneously values productivity and distraction, many of us find ourselves cutting corners on our nightly allotment of sleep. …

The best foods to eat before a workout

Brittany Smith Today You're a fit dude. You skip the bad stuff, always do #legsday, and hit the heavy bag hard. But if you want your body to continue …

Nutrition

Stop Doing These 7 Things If You Want To Get Healthy

Sometimes getting healthier isn’t about the choices you're making, it’s about the choices you should stop making. To live your best, healthiest life, …

Stop Cravings with these Peanut Butter Breakfasts

After each experiment, researchers took participants’ blood samples and asked them to rate their appetite levels. Turns out, those who ate peanuts in the a.m. reported feeling fuller eight to 12 hours after breakfast—and peanut butter had an even stronger appetite-suppressing effect.<p>The results of …

5 Minute Workout

Here are the moves:<p>1) Reverse Lunge<br>2) Fast Feet<br>3) Squat Thrust with Hand Walk <br>4) Hand Walk with Offset Pushup <br>5) Lateral Shuffle<p>For more great ways to shape up fast on <i>your</i> time, check out Jen's new book, <i>Shape-Up Shortcuts</i>!

Seasonal Ingredients: 10 Fresh and Healthy Recipes for Spring

I don't know about you, but I love when spring comes around and I can start thinking about all the fresh fruits and vegetables that are coming into season. Strawberries, artichokes, pineapples, avocados and asparagus are all in season right now and ready to take center stage on the table. In …

Healthy Eating

10 Superfoods for Super Health

1 of 11<p>Superfoods for Super Health<p>The latest nutrition science research, as well as data collected from people living way beyond 80, strongly …

Like the Paleo Diet? Try This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

If you're a Paleo diet devotee, then you will love this recipe for chocolate chip cookies! They're soft and chewy just like a regular chocolate chip …

11 Healthiest Foods For You And The Planet

Tread more lightly on the planet, and rack up a few nutritional bonus points while you're at it.<p>Westend61/ Getty<p>Here’s an <b>Earth Day</b> challenge for you: …

Make Tangy Hearts Of Palm Salad | Men's Health

If you want to discover how sour and bitter flavors can power a meal, try the recipe that follows. José Andrés, executive chef of China Poblano at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, brings on the sour with fresh citrus and tamarind, a tangy ingredient derived from an evergreen tree native to Africa. …

Fruit Pudding

Are you hankering for something cold and sweet to finish off a summertime dinner? Maybe something a little more sophisticated than popsicles, but not …

Crispy Smoked Chicken Wings

These crispy smoked chicken wings are incredibly simple — just one ingredient. The flavor comes from the smoke and the crispiness comes from the …

Real Everything

Grilled Chicken with Avocado Mango Salsa

Zest and juice one lime into large bowl for marinade. Zest and juice second lime into medium bowl for salsa. Add half of chopped jalapeno and half of …

Food

Paleo Strawberry Shortcake with Lime Coconut Cream

Shortcakes: Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Combine almond flour, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Make a well in the center and add eggs, 2 …

Dessert