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The Best Upper-Body Exercises When You Can't Do a Pull-Up (Yet!)

It takes more than strong arms to do a pull-up. And if you regularly crush your strength workouts or HIIT routines but still can't seem to get your …

Workouts

Strengthen Your Upper Back with the Band Pull-Apart | Men's Health

There are three ways you can program the exercise into your workout routine.<p>1. Use it as part of your warmup. Do 10 to 20 reps.<p>2. Perform it as an “active recovery” between other exercises. Do 10 to 20 reps.<p>3. Do an upper-back finisher at the end of your workout to get a great pump. Do 50 to 100 …

The 4-Minute Rowing Workout That Doesn't Require a Rower Machine | Men's Health

(For an incredible workout that’ll make your abs, quads, and biceps pop—check out the new METASHRED EXTREME transformation program from <i>Men’s Health</i>.)<p>Watch the video above to see Gaddour demonstrate two rowing options: the squat row and the single-arm row.<p>Pick one, and then do as many reps as …

How to Build Your "Show-Off" Muscles

Exercise

5 Carbs That Can Actually Help You Lose Weight

Just like all fats were demonized as "bad" for you back in the '90s, carbs have become the food to fear.<p>But not all carbs are bad, in fact, they're a very important part of a healthy diet.<p>Good carbs offer a ton of health benefits. By choosing carbohydrates that are packed with fiber, they're more …

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, …

Ten Tips For A Killer Body

Best Exercises to Lose Fat

If you want to lose weight, you must exercise regularly. However, if you choose the best exercises you can make a big difference when it comes to the …

44 Ways To Lose 4 Inches Of Body Fat With Nutrition and Exercise

Fat: It’s the stuff that gives ice cream its creaminess, pizza its dreaminess, and Nicki Minaj her twerkiness. In the right places and in the right …

Nutrition

Plus-Size Model Elly Mayday Says Doctors Dismissed Her Cancer Symptoms, Blamed Her Weight

Elly Mayday knew there was something really wrong – she had severe, persistent lower back pain that was powerful enough to send her to the emergency …

Cancer

Arnold's Twin Secrets To A Massive Chest

Arnold Schwarzenegger's peak physique has often been called the best of all time, and there's no argument here. Melding the best of aesthetics and …

The Best 4 Exercises For A Boulder-Shoulder Building Routine

It’s safe to say that huge arms only look at their best when they’re accompanied by a big, rounded set of boulder shoulders.<p>This article will provide …

5 Effective Ways To Lose Weight With Zero Effort

It isn’t easy to lose weight, especially when you try to make too many major lifestyle changes all at once.<p>When you’re feeling completely overwhelmed …

Fitness

The 15-Minute Leg Workout for Monster Quads

Phil Gephart, C.S.C.S., M.S., for Muscle & FitnessMonster QuadsSquat and pull your way to bigger, stronger legs.This workout requires a loaded …

Workouts

Coconut Oil & Weight Loss: What 1 Tablespoon a Day Does is Shocking

Coconut oil is one of the few foods that can be classified as a “superfood.” Its unique combination of fatty acids can have profound positive effects …

Coconut

Lose Weight Faster With One of These 12 Breakfast Smoothies

If you're looking to sip away the pounds, juice cleanses may not be the best idea. Smoothies, however, could be your best-kept weight-loss secret: the blended beverage offers you tons of nutrition as well as protein and fiber to help keep you full until your next meal. Whipping up a smoothie for …

5 Freezer Foods To Keep On Hand If You Want To Lose Weight

<i>Heading to the grocery store this weekend? PopSugar suggests adding these foods to your shopping list.</i><p>Planning is essential when it comes to eating …

22% of Children Have Underdeveloped Brains From This Social Circumstance - PsyBlog

How parents can offset these damaging effects on their children.<p>Growing up in poverty — as do 22% of children in the US — has alarming, long-term …

The Brain

How a Young Couple Transformed an Empty Suburban Lot Into a Fantastical Food Oasis

If you head west out of Denver along the six lanes of Alameda Avenue, after passing about 15 fast-food joints, nine auto repair shops, seven …

5 Powerful Stress Relievers You Can Do At Your Desk

Stress can take a serious toll on your mental and physical health if you’re not proactively taking steps to combat its harmful effects. And while practices like yoga and exercise are good long-term strategies for stress reduction, there are times where you need immediate relief from …

Mindfulness

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5 Science-Backed Ways to Become Happier | Inc.com

Is there a secret to true happiness? Is the propensity to be cheerful and positive built into our genes, or is it completely dependent on our attitude and circumstances?<p>It's common in our culture to assume that wealth and material belongings are major contributing factors to our happiness. But most …

Happiness

Iodine-Rich Foods for Weight Loss

Found in some foods naturally, the mineral iodine is often added to products like salt and is tremendously important for healthy thyroid function – …

Nutrition

Healthy Brain, Happy Life: A Personal Program to Activate Your Brain

“One day I woke up and realized I didn’t have a life.”<p>That’s how neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki begins her new book, <i>Healthy Brain</i>, <i>Happy Life</i>. Then, with …

7 Ways to Lose Weight When You're Broke

(And although Kraft may be eliminating the radioactive-orange coloring from its Mac ‘n’ Cheese, it’s still not going to do you any favors.) Thing is, …

Nutrition

25 Insanely Clever Schoolteacher Hacks

Brilliant tips and tricks to help teachers of any grade save time, money, and patience.

Teaching

20 Amazing Facts About The Human Brain That Will Blow Your Mind

The human body is one interesting machine. There’s so much more to it than meets the eye. And, the brain is one such complex organ that will …

Anxiety And Depression Linked To Stress Causing Gut Bacteria

Anxiety and depression could be caused by the gut bacteria living inside the digestive tract according to scientists from the Farncombe Family …

Student: “My teachers won’t let me take a photo of the Whiteboard…” (Are you serious?)

On the heels of my previous post about why some teachers fail to realise the efficiency gains of technology, Today I had a conversation with a …

Teaching