David Lyman

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The keto diet, explained

Is eating a lot of fat really the best way to lose weight?<p>It’s why people are putting grass-fed butter in their coffee, downing ketone drinks, and replacing their cereal and pasta with eggs and avocados.<p>The ketogenic diet has become a Silicon Valley obsession and the diet du jour that supposedly …

Diabetes

Crush All Your Fitness Goals With These 50 Must-Know Workout Tips

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Running<p>Workout Tips<p>Crush All Your Fitness Goals With These 50 Must-Know Workout Tips<p>Shares<p>Whether you're building up to a 5K, …

The most effective sports nutrition supplements for your best ever body

The sports nutrition game is a difficult one. There are a huge variety of sports nutrition products, protein powders and a whole host of supplements …

An exercise physiologist reveals the workout equipment you should always avoid in the gym, and why

Heather Milton, exercise physiologist at NYU Langone Health, reveals the workout equipment you should always avoid in the gym, and why. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Heather Milton:</b> So when you're in the gym and you are looking for the best exercise equipment to use to maximize whatever …

Exercise

25 Wise Quotes on Letting Go, Meditation and Mindful Living From Jon Kabat-Zinn

Ever heard of Jon Kabat-Zinn? If not, he’s one of the main reasons mindfulness is in so popular in the west. A professor of Medicine Emeritus, he …

If you want to be like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, adopt their voracious reading habits

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Bill Gates

What I Learned When People Judged My Bisexual Boyfriend

I was tired of people telling me my relationship wasn't real and people like my significant other didn't exist.<p>"Bisexuality in men isn't real. They didn't evolve that way."<p>"Really? Because my boyfriend's bisexual," I responded.<p>"Oh, I mean, I don't doubt that he actually <i>likes</i> you. I just think …

Genius Core Exercises | Men's Health

Take the plank: Most people are familiar with it. And they probably know a few variations, like the side plank or the single-leg plank.<p>But in this video, Gideon Akande, a strength coach and two-time Gold Gloves champion from Chicago, shows you 22 variations of the exercise—from beginner to brutal. …

Why should I eat organic? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Every day, millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Loud voices dismiss organic food as nothing more than a trendy 21st-century lifestyle choice for the neurotic rich, but this is a phony argument. There’s …

Agriculture

Make Yourself Immune to Secondhand Stress

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Over the past decade, we have learned how our brains are hardwired for emotional contagion. Emotions spread via a wireless network of mirror neurons, which are tiny parts of the brain that allow us to empathize with others and understand what they’re feeling. When you see someone yawn, …

Self-improvement

7 Fitness Instructors Share the Myths They Wish Would Die Once and For All

#1: You have to worry about exercise making you "bulky."<p>How many times have you heard someone say that she doesn't want to lift heavy weights because it'll make her bulk up? Nope, not true—and that's not the only misconception floating around that piss fitness instructors off. Stop buying into …

Train Better: 10 Exercise Machines to Avoid

Exercise machines aren't always effective—or even safe. Avoid these machines the next time you hit the gym. We've even got all-star alternatives to<br>help you train smarter<p>Photos: Mitch Mandel; Beth Bischoff<p>Seated Leg Extension Machine<p><b>What it's supposed to do:</b> Train the quadriceps.<p><b>What it actually</b> …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> …

The Brain

Pelvic Floor Exercise is the New Kegel

Even men are getting in on the idea that a tight pelvic floor is essential to overall health.<p>A kegel exercise renaissance is underway. Except we …

The Best Way to Catch Your Breath During a Workout — According to Science

<i>No matter how experienced of a runner you are, some days it's harder to catch your breath than others. Read on for the most effective method of catching your breath the next time you're out on a jog from our friends at Men's Health.</i><p>Exercise form is important for increasing your gains and protecting …

8 Lessons on Happiness and Success From the Happiest Man in the World, in Quotes

If you still think that owning a big house or a luxurious car is the path to happiness, maybe it’s time you took notice of Matthieu Ricard—a …

Will same-sex marriage make America healthier? - CNN.com

<b>(CNN) —</b> A few weeks ago, Carlos Santos-Herrera was in a hospital bed, ill with a rare, severe form of strep throat. He was weak, but conscious -- and worried. His family members' religious beliefs differ from his own, and he didn't want to leave decisions about his care in their hands.<p>His partner, …

LGBTQI

Exercising Too Hard Can Be Dangerous For Your Body

<i>By Jeff Halevy for U.S. News</i><p>I am aware of how nuts this sounds coming from me. I'm supposed to be a motivational guy who encourages you to give "110 percent" every time -- you know, the "Biggest Loser"-style cum Facebook WOD approach to working out. But in the age of CrossFit and other …

U.S. Air Force

9 People Reveal the Strangest Places Where They’ve Exercised

"When I was 16, living on my parents' farm, I wanted to gain muscle and get stronger, so I lifted bales of hay and threw them in a clean and press type of motion. Afterward, I'd take a broom stick and slide it through holes in concrete blocks, the ones used in foundation of houses, and would do …

How Long Should You Rest Between Sets?

Goal: You want to lose weight.<p>Walking between sets—even at an easy pace for 60 seconds—can burn up to 50 extra calories* per strength workout (think: …

Exercise

How to Criticize with Kindness: Philosopher Daniel Dennett on the Four Steps to Arguing Intelligently

<i>“In disputes upon moral or scientific points,”</i> Arthur Martine counseled in his magnificent 1866 guide to the art of conversation, <i>“let your aim be to come at truth, not to conquer your opponent. So you never shall be at a loss in losing the argument, and gaining a new discovery.”</i> Of course, this …

8 Exercises You Can Do on the Treadmill That Aren't Running

<b>1. Walking Lunges</b><br>Doing walking lunges across your gym floor is next to impossible. There’s never enough room, and that girl on her cell phone has zero clue she’s standing right in your way. Performing them on a treadmill removes the obstacles so that you can focus on the move and get the most from …

This Move Could Finally Give You That Dream Butt

Want to make it even harder? Remove the box. From a standing position, lift your leg, lower your body toward the floor, then return to start. Yowza!<p><b>SO…ARE YOU IN?!</b><p>Do you have what it takes to become the 2015 Next Fitness Star? Head to <b>TheNextFitnessStar.com</b> to audition!

6 Exercises You're Doing Wrong—and How to Get 'Em Right

<b>Chinups</b><br>Actually, they should be called chest-ups. That's because you should aim to pull your chest (not your chin!) to the bar to reap the max body-strengthening benefits. Doing so stops you from relying solely on your biceps and better engages the muscles around your shoulders. The result: more …

4 Carb Myths That Lead to Weight Gain

<b>Carbs Send Your Blood Sugar on a Wild Ride</b><br>“Whole carbs contain fiber and resistant starch, both of which help you feel full, improve insulin sensitivity, and control blood sugar,” says Rania Batayneh, M.P.H., author of <i>The One One One Diet</i>. And the steadier your blood sugar, the less insulin you …

The Barbell Bench Press That Won’t Wreck Your Shoulders

Keep in mind that if you already experience a lot of pain while benching, you may have a more serious issue than a few form modifications can fix—in which case you should see a shoulder specialist.<p><b>1. Try to Break the Bar in Half</b><p>You won't snap the iron rod you're holding. But by trying to break the …

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The Power of Mindfulness

<b>“To keep the body in good health is a duty, otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” –Buddha</b><p>Remaining calm, cool and …

Mindfulness