Sherry Dickson

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How to Plank Like a Pro (and Avoid These 6 Mistakes)

Crunches are easily the most common of the abdominal exercises but they are certainly not the most effective way to strengthen your core.<p>Core …

Workouts

9 excellent yoga moves for runners

Whether it's injury prevention, ironing out those kinks or simply unlocking your body's potential for movement, these yoga stretches can make a real …

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts

Sugar Is Wreaking Havoc on Your Hormonal Health

Your alarm goes off at 7:00 am. You roll out of bed, rush out the door, and head to work. You grab a muffin (sugar) and a coffee with milk and sugar …

Nutritionists reveal tricks to boost your metabolism

Losing weight is not an easy feat, but we’ve got a few tips to give your diet a little boost — and the good news is it involves eating.<p>As well as …

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But …

Workouts

A Zen master reveals the giveaway signs of a toxic person and the most powerful way to deal with them

We’ve all come across toxic people before. You know, the type of person that can be manipulative, judgmental and inconsiderate of anyone’s …

Mindfulness

5 Heart-Pumping Samba Dance Moves That Burn Fat

Working out in the gym is great, but even the biggest treadmill loyalists can get bored on the moving belt. Our advice? Mix up your sweat sessions …

Harvard's complete photography course is now available for free online [updated]

If your resolution for 2017 is to take better photographs than your current blurry, badly composed effort, you’ll want to check out this free MOOC from Harvard University –the school where Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates cut their teeth.<p>ALISON – one of the many repositories of online learning …

Online Education

8 weight-loss routines to get your body fat under 10%

Now that you’ve made some headway in the gym, you want to start honing in on the details, like dropping your body fat percentage. How hard could it …

Weight Loss

These 6 charts explain the world's looming demographic crisis

Those changes will broaden the scope of our study of economics and investing; they will alter our understanding of sociology; and they will radically affect politics and governments.<p>Precisely what these changes will be is difficult to discern and predicting them requires some guesswork, but the one …

How to Turn Off Your Weight Gain Hormones | Women's Health

Here's a mind-bender: Being overweight often has nothing to do with calories or exercise. For a huge number of us, the problem is misfiring hormones. Research is still catching up with this paradigm shift, which has yet to be comprehensively studied. But seeing how this revelation has helped my …

Why It’s Hard to Lose Weight—and Why Most Diets Fail

Diets come, and diets go—but one saying seems to persist: Weight loss depends on calories in versus calories out. According to Dr. Laura …

How to go from the couch to running 5K in eight weeks

My biggest piece of advice for anyone who wants to start running is "just start" – lace up your running shoes and go.<p>The hardest part of any exercise program – especially running – is getting started. When I first started to run, each step was torture. Now running is my bliss.<p>Your first workout …

The One Fruit I Can't Live Without (and 10 Reasons You Shouldn't Either)

There aren't many foods out there quite as versatile as the lovely lemon. I'm going to share 10 of the reasons I love them.<p><b>1. Lemon water</b><p>Drinking lemon water first thing in the morning on an empty stomach is a fantastic habit to get into. Obviously it's hydrating, but the lemon is also a great way …

16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

Workouts

Working holiday adventures from around the world: readers’ tips

From fruit-picking and au-pairing to ant extermination and being a film extra, our readers prove adept at making a dime on their travels<p><b>Winning tip: Eradicating ants in Australia</b><p>A couple of years ago, I arranged a placement with Conservation Volunteers Australia in the remote Northern Territory …

New Zealand

Why Relationships Should Be 'Hell Yeah or No'

There's a growing theory that American romance is becoming an All-or-Nothing Institution. Or as I like to think of it, a "Hell Yeah or No" Institution.<p>We've reached a pivotal moment in the history of courtship, teetering between romantic enlightenment and extinction. A maelstrom researchers are …

You Asked: What’s the Best Way to Lose Weight?

If you’re hoping to drop a few pounds for an upcoming vacation, the old “calories in, calories out” method can be effective. Combine a meager diet …

Why Orangetheory Fitness Is Such A Big Deal

Are you looking for a way to switch up your cross-training? Or do you need motivation to start in the first place? Consider a class at Orangetheory, …

Science Discovers "Holy Grail" of Fat Loss and Muscle Gain

Researchers have uncovered significant new evidence in the elusive quest to gain muscle while losing fat.

Science

Harvard Social Psychologist Amy Cuddy on Mastering the Antidote to Anxiety, Self-Consciousness, and Impostor Syndrome

“Before we even show up at the doorstep of an opportunity, we are teeming with dread and anxiety, borrowing trouble from a future that hasn’t yet unfolded.”<p><i>“We know that we live in contradiction,”</i> Albert Camus wrote in his magnificent meditation on strength of character, <i>“but we also know that we</i> …

TED Talks

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L-Sit Exercise for Your Abs | Men's Health

That’s because Gaddour is talking about the “L-Sit”, a classic core-strengthening exercise that he demonstrates in the video below.<p><b>Related:</b> The Get Back in Shape Workout DVD<p>(To see more videos like this every day, click here to follow <i>Men’s Health</i> and BJ Gaddour on Instagram.)<p>It’s not new, of …

'Overeating doesn't make you fat. The process of getting fat makes you overeat.'

Dr. David Ludwig, a practicing endocrinologist at Boston Children’s Hospital and a professor of nutrition at the Harvard School of Health in Boston, says our conventional wisdom about losing weight may be completely incorrect.<p>“Overeating doesn't make you fat. The process of getting fat makes you …

Daily Meditation: Finding The Sacred

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a poem by American novelist Wendell Berry, included in his <i>Collected Poems</i>. …