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Cardio Workout: 5 Moves to Build Endurance

You've probably noticed that each of these workouts offers several modifications so you can adjust the level of difficulty to suit your needs. You …

Callous and unemotional traits linked to brain structure in boys but not in girls

Callous-unemotional traits have been linked to deficits in development of the conscience and of empathy. Children and adolescents react less to …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

Eight moves to improve strength, endurance, and tone.<p>There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves …

Exercise

How to use rosemary oil for hair growth

Hair loss can undermine self-esteem and it can be a challenge to search for a cure. However, some studies recommend rosemary oil to encourage hair …

hair loss

Weather Photographer of the Year 2017: See the 48 stunning images that made the shortlist

The Royal Meteorological Society and The Royal Photographic Society have announced the shortlist for the 2017 Weather Photographer of the Year.<p>The …

Enhance Your Thyroid Power and Melt Away 20 Pounds

When Mark Hyman, M.D., wrote his mega-bestseller <i>The Blood Sugar Solution</i>, he wasn’t aiming to jumpstart thyroid glands across the nation. But folks …

Making an older brain younger by manipulating a single gene

As we age, our brains lose plasticity, which is their ability to adapt to behavioral, physical, or environmental changes. This can have negative …

Middle Age

ScienceAlert Deal: Keep a Little Ecosystem in Your Home With This EcoQube C Aquarium

No cleaning required.<p>Being a fish parent can be a nice way to bring some nature into your home.<p>And aquaponics definitely has to be one of the coolest …

Tone Your Entire Body With This Cardio and Strength Pilates Workout

Tone every inch of your body with this full-body cardio Pilates workout with Lisa Corsello, founder and owner of Burn Pilates. Just grab a light and medium set of hand weights, and get ready to work! If you only have half an hour, check out this 30-minute Burn Pilates workout.

Pilates

US police forces are practicing mindfulness to reduce officers’ stress—and violence

After a US army veteran killed five police officers in Dallas last year, the department turned to a new method of dealing with stress on the job: the practice of mindfulness.<p>Mental-health experts and law-enforcement brass began thinking about how to respond to the attack that traumatized the Dallas …

10+ Hilarious Entries To The 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

The 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards (see 2016 and 2015) are still accepting entries but while the judges are warming up we can already take a …

Nature Photography

Fix Your Breathing, Build More Muscle

3 Ways to Recover Faster to Train Harder<p>Optimized Breathing for More Gains?<p>You've done it since birth. If you didn't instinctively know how, you'd be …

Painless Strength for the Hyper Immobile

<b>Mobility, the combination of flexibility and stability, is an absolutely essential quality for better performance.</b> Greater mobility prevents injuries …

A Traumatic Experience Can Reshape Your Microbiome

By Susie Neilson<p>I’m not disputing the scientific soundness of the whole brain-gut connection, but it really does sound a little bit like something out of a science-fiction story. I mean, you’re telling me that the trillions of tiny organisms that live in my gut, chomping up my food for me and …

Microbiome

The Neuron – A Hackers Perspective

It’s not too often that you see handkerchiefs around anymore. Today, they’re largely viewed as unsanitary and well… just plain gross. You’ll be quite …

Stronger Cognition Requires Mental Training Just as Much as Physical Activity

Old-school coaches think that, to build a tough athlete, they need to yell and scream at them, run them through ridiculously exhausting drills, and …

You Might Already Own This Yeast Infection Home Remedy

A yeast infection home remedy? Could we be dreaming?<p>For 70 percent of women, an overgrowth of the yeast Candida causes persistent fungal infections …

Crab Rangoon Dip for the Slow Cooker Recipe

"A delicious, creamy dip similar to the filling in crab rangoons. Serve with crackers."<p>Ingredients<p>2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened<p>1 (12 …

This Is the Top Slow-Cooker Recipe on Pinterest

There are few things our readers love more than a good slow-cooker recipe. After all, the set-it-and-forget-it kitchen gadget makes getting dinner on …

The Author Of ‘The Case Against Sugar’ Unpacks His Hatred For The Sweet Stuff

Gary Taubes has studied nutrition for 28 years and he’s come to one conclusion: If you want to get thin and stay healthy, then you need to cut out carbs and sugar from your diet. Completely.<p>He’s written a new book on the subject called, The Case Against Sugar — in which he asserts that diabetes and …

How to Stay Positive at Work

In order to behave professionally and keep doing your work, you need to learn how to bring up your mood.<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>It is important to stay positive at work in order to maintain your productivity. Sometimes it may be very hard to stay positive and see the …

Learn about Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Therapists

<b>Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)</b> is a short-term form of behavioral treatment. It helps people problem-solve. CBT also reveals the relationship …

This Is the Top Soup Recipe on Pinterest

January is soup month. It's the perfect time to throw a bunch of delicious-sounding things in a pot and let them simmer until you're ready to chow …

The Mysterious Virus That Could Cause Obesity

Randy is 62 years old and stands tall at six foot one. He grew up on a farm in Glasford, Illinois, in the 1950s. Randy was raised with the strong …

9 lifestyle changes to make if you want to earn more money in 2017

"Success is a learnable skill," writes T. Harv Eker in his book "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." "If you want to be a great golfer, you can learn how to do it. If you want to be a great piano player, you can learn how to do it ... If you want to be rich, you can learn how to do it."<p>If you want to …

Neuroscience Says These Are the 8 Best Ways to Build Trust in the Workplace

Trust is the key ingredient to all successful relationships. Here's how to get it.<p>It's the foundation behind the happiest marriages and the intangible quality that makes the best teams click. Put simply, it's the key ingredient to all successful relationships.<p>It's called trust.<p>But how do you really …

51 universal truths that will make you more successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from CEOs of multibillion-dollar companies to entrepreneurs launching startups, to entrepreneurs shutting down their startups, to CEOs …

The case against sugar

A potent toxin that alters hormones and metabolism, sugar sets the stage for epidemic levels of obesity and diabetes<i>By Gary Taubes</i>Read at Aeon

10 Foods that Yogis & Non-Yogis Should Eat for a Healthier Mind, Body & Soul

Unlike nutritionists who differentiate between carbs, protein, and fat, yoga classifies the foods based on the effect they have on your body and mind.<p>…

Nutrition