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EKG reader is first ever Apple Watch accessory to win FDA clearance as a medical device

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just granted the first ever clearance for an Apple Watch accessory to be used as a recognized medical device. Obtaining the green light took just over two years, around a year longer than the company had hoped.<p>AliveCor’s Kardiaband EKG reader is a Watch …

Apple Watch

There’s an evolutionary explanation for why Olympic runners are so fast

It has been said that it’s Mo Farah’s distinctive running technique that has allowed him to become Britain’s greatest ever runner.<p>If you watch Mo running at normal speed then it can be difficult to recognize his distinct “bouncy” style with an erect body posture and long, loping strides. However, …

Reps You've Never Tried

Break Out of the Rep Range Rut!<p>In the old days (read: five years ago) lifting weights was simple. The "rules" went something like this:<p>To build …

German Volume Training: How to Pack on Muscle Mass

Adding supersets and circuits to a training program allows you to perform more reps (i.e., greater volume) to build muscle. However, one training …

Kaspersky: PC And Mobile Ransomware Attacks Reach Epidemic Level

In a recent report, security firm Kaspersky Lab revealed that ransomware attacks on both PC and mobile devices have risen to epidemic level.<p>Ransomware is a malware that prevents victims from accessing information on their PC or mobile devices.<p>These malwares encrypt important files or sometimes lock …

Utah's Great Salt Lake shrinks as water use increases

<b>Utah, USA</b> - The Great Salt Lake in the US state of Utah, the largest of its kind in the western hemisphere, has receded 48 percent since 1847 as a result of increased water use.<p>The lake's economic value is estimated at $1.32bn a year, which includes revenue from lakeside recreation, mineral …

Salt Lake City

The Do-It-Yourself Scheduling Hack that Saved my Relationship.

I had reached a new level of frustration.<p>No matter how many times I told him, my boyfriend could not keep track of of our dates. A late afternoon …

Concerts

The Importance of the Transverse Abdominis (TVA) Muscle

You may not have heard of the transverse abdominis (TVA) muscle, but it's an extremely important muscle that acts as a stabilizer for the entire low …

Muscle

A Triathlete’s Refueling Regimen

Count carbs, not calories, when fueling a demanding workout, a sports-nutrition expert says; the ideal is 60 grams of carbohydrates an hour<p>Whether you’re running a 5K race or competing in an Ironman, your fuel strategy should focus on carbs, not calories, says Jamie A. Cooper, author of “Complete …

Triathlete

We should never have told people to start taking vitamins

Or not.<p>Decades of research has failed to find any substantial evidence that vitamins and supplements do any significant good. And our obsession with vitamins masks a much bigger problem: We're not getting the nutrients we need from our diets.<p>That's the premise of science writer Catherine Price's …

In Choosing Myself, I Choose You: Maintaining our Identity while in a Relationship.

I lost myself in your eyes again.<p>Our love is so breathtaking, like a bouquet of freshly cut flowers with fleshy emerald stems, luscious leaves and …

Self Compassion

Watch how to make a plasma ball out of a light bulb

If you've ever had aspirations to become a mad scientist, or just look like one, you not only need an impressive lab, but also fun and interesting gadgets to display. One such scientific-looking artifact is a plasma globe.<p>These illuminated spheres use various noble gases with a high-voltage …

10 intense weight loss workouts under 10 minutes

In order for weight-loss workouts to be effective, they need to be metabolic so you supercharge your body’s ability to burn fat. The sweet spot? …

Meditation for Marathoners

If you’ve thought about adding meditation to your workout routine, join the growing crowd of endurance athletes finding results and relief. “It …

Meditation

8 Foods An Inflammation Expert Won't Touch

I’m a foodie, and I <i>love</i> to eat. I’m also pretty adventurous, so you can put just about any healthy food in front of me—from alligator to escargot—and …

Do you need to see a chiropractor?

Chiropractic treatment for triathletes goes beyond the back-cracking stereotype. Photo: ShutterstockAsk any collection of triathletes for opinions …

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Malware watchdog: Here’s what Google does to keep Android devices uninfected

Google is highly motivated to keep its Play Store and its customers’ phones free from harmful applications. In 2015 it scanned more than six billion …

Encryption

What Is The Clean 9 Diet?

The Clean 9 is a diet and detox plan that promises to help you lose weight quickly. Diets that promise fast weight loss can be very popular. However, …

If You've Ever Had Stomach Pain on a Run, You Need to Read This

If you've been running for a long time, you likely know the plight of runner's stomach. Either on a run or almost immediately after, you're hit with some kind of stomachache: either a burning, acidic feeling; intestinal distress; bloating; pain; or feeling backed up. In particularly unlucky cases, …

How to tell if other people think you’re hot, according to science

One of the most pressing and mysterious questions for humans, the self-centered beings that we are, is what other people think about us. We expend a …

Massive Data Leak Reveals Offshore Money Hidden by World Leaders and Super Wealthy

A massive leak of information about the secret financial holdings of wealthy people and world leaders reveals some potentially serious corruption.<p>Information about the secret financial holdings of wealthy people -- including several world leaders -- has leaked, and the leak reveals some potentially …

Gain Performance Benefits From Active Rest

When you examine periodization—long-range plans for workout programs—you'll notice the inclusion of days for maintenance workouts, also known as …

People Who Constantly Point Out Grammar Mistakes Are Pretty Much Jerks, Scientists Find

But you probably already knew that.<p>Scientists have found that people who constantly get bothered by grammatical errors online have "less agreeable" …

How to Make Yourself Mentally Strong This Year

These 15 habits will help you keep you at your sharpest, whatever comes your way<p>In business, there are times when you need to be mentally acute to make tough decisions.<p>In leadership, there are times when you need to be mentally tough to navigate through complex information.<p>In life, there are times …

How to improve your VO2 max (video)

Everyone wants bigger lungs, right? Well, there’s good news and bad news, as Gary Mckeegan, physiologist and lecturer in sports science and coach …

10 Metabolic Moves to Supercharge Weight Loss

10 Things Running Coaches Wish You Would Stop

Failing to Put in the Time and Effort Required<p>1 of 11<p>Leslie Branham, a USATF Level I coach at Equipt Fitness in Saint Paul, Minnesota, trains …

More Powerful Pedal Stroke

Most cyclists do a good job working their powerful prime pedal-pushing muscles in their glutes and quads both on the bike and in the gym with squats and leg presses. But unless you do a lot of single leg pedaling drills or otherwise consciously work the pedal-pulling hamstrings on the back of your …