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Intermittent Fasting’s Health Benefits Extend Far Beyond Weight Loss

The American habit of eating around the clock is partly responsible for our epidemic of obesity and chronic disease.<p>Intermittent fasting has become a …

Weight Loss

The Two Easiest Ways to Gain More Muscle in Less Time

These methods will reduce the length of your workouts by up to 50 percent while still delivering identical gains in size and strength.<p>If you're like most people, you want more muscle than you have right now, but you’re busy and you don’t have much free time to go to the gym and lift weights. If …

Muscle

Build Lean Muscle With Intermittent Fasting, Carb And Calorie Cycling

So, you want to get leaner and build some muscle? This is the ultimate goal. Surprisingly, it is easier to reach the ultimate goal than you think. …

Nutrition

What Is Intermittent Fasting And Is It Actually Good For You?

Sustainable weight loss. Protection from diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Improved brain health. Enhanced physical fitness and strength. It seems …

Holistic Medicine

Three Little Words Are Making You a Negative Person—and You Probably Say Them All the Time

<i>This article originally appeared on Shape. For more stories like this, visit shape.com.</i><p>Here's something that'll make you think twice: "The majority …

McDonald’s worker says woman was ‘talking a lot of smack’ before beatdown

The McDonald’s employee who was filmed attacking a milkshake-tossing customer, throwing her so violently that her breast popped out of her shirt, …

McDonald's

20 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Kettlebells

The kettlebell swing is perhaps one of the most powerful and graceful ballistic strength movements you can possibly perform when it comes to checking …

Exercise

5 Mistakes You Made While Intermittent Fasting

Over a third of U.S. consumers are currently dieting—and the majority of them are following intermittent fasting or IF. If you haven’t yet been …

Nutrition

Intermittent Fasting Just Might Be The Perfect Millennial Diet

“Hey, man, good talking to you but I’m about to head into the gym,” I told one of my impossibly fit friends.<p>“Word?” he asked.<p>“Yeah.”<p>“Good, man. I’m glad you’re getting back in there.”<p>“…Yeah,” I said, too embarrassed to tell him that I’d been going to the gym every day for the past three years.<p>You …

Intermittent Fasting

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and the US Army training exams, sit-ups are developing a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce …

Workouts

Hold the Line

What Intermittent Fasting for 5 Years Has Done for Me

—<br>The first time I heard of intermittent fasting was late in 2012. A friend sent me a video of Herschel Walker, the former football player, and MMA …

11 lessons learned from 4 years of intermittent fasting: The good and bad

<i>“It’s a scientific fact that you need to eat breakfast every morning to lose weight.”</i><p><i>“You shouldn’t skip meals, it’s not healthy. You have to eat six</i> …

Holistic Medicine

Early study into 16:8 intermittent fasting suggests weight loss benefits

Various intermittent fasting schemes have recently been slipping into the perilous realm of "fad diets" but a compelling, growing body of scientific …

16:8 Diet Finds Some More Love Among the Scientific Community

Intermittent fasting (IF) is the latest social media diet fad. It means basically what it says, you only eat in a specified time period, and the rest …

I Tried Intermittent Fasting For 10 Days, and This Is What Happened

Imagine going on a diet and being able to eat and drink whatever you want. There’s no cutting carbs or counting calories. And you can still drink …

Intermittent fasting may have 'profound health benefits'

Intermittent fasting has been gaining popularity among people looking to shed extra kilograms and maintain a healthy weight. Researchers argue that …

Lebron James’ Ketogenic Diet Could Be Your Ticket To Becoming A Shredded Beast… But At What Cost?

"I'm not a celiac but..." Some call the Keto diet a celebrity-fad palatable only to cross-fit warriors and Bondi hipsters. Others reckon it's an …

Lebron James

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

YouTuber makes incredible time-lapse video showing three month fitness transformation

A YouTuber has posted a time-lapse video showing his fitness transformation over 12 weeks.<p>Hunter Hobbs took a picture every day for three months, …

This Full-Body Workout From the "Kettlebell King" Will Leave You Feeling Sore and Badass

Eric Leija is known as primal.swoledier on Instagram, but around here he's known as the Kettlebell King. He's known for consistently posting kettlebell workouts that target pretty much every muscle in the body, including ones you didn't even know existed. And his emphasis on functional movement and …

Workouts

The Ecology Of Disadvantage: Obesity Is Not Randomly Distributed Across The U.S., According To New Study

Obesity is linked to demographics, community characteristics, income inequality, new study shows.<p>According to data published by the National …

A Practical Guide to Intermittent Fasting

<b>The newest craze in the nutrition and dieting world is a type of diet known as intermittent fasting (IF)</b>. IF involves eating your daily calorie …

Omega-3s Aren’t So Great For Your Heart After All

Omega-3s were supposed to protect us all from heart disease and other health problems, but it’s taken some time for the evidence to catch up with the …

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

6 New Cryptocurrencies That Should Be on Your Radar

New cryptocurrencies offer great opportunities, albeit with great risk, as they promise to revolutionize various aspects of the human experience.<p>Today, there are, of course, several major cryptocurrencies that are widely traded, as well less many less-well-known (a.k.a. alt-) cryptos that have been …

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain

11 Things People Think Are Terrible For Your Diet That Actually Aren't

Whee!<p>I'm used to the shaming look I get from my peers when I crack open a can of sugar-free Red Bull. The questions – and judgement – never end. …

Nutrition

3 Cryptocurrencies to Consider Buying Over Bitcoin

It's time to forget about bitcoin! These virtual currencies have much more to offer over the long run.<p>It may be hard to believe, but it's the truth: …

Cryptocurrency

I Spent 80 Days Trying to Get Abs and It Ruined My Life

I lost 30 pounds and a quarter of my body fat and all it cost was my social life, my relationship, and any joy I had.<p>There is a photo of Hugh Jackman that's been circling the internet for awhile. It’s a side-by-side shot comparing Jackman's physique in the first X-Men movie to his physique in a …