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Do We Really Only Get a Certain Number of Heartbeats in a Lifetime? Here's What Science Says

Make them count.<p>"I believe that every human has a finite number of heartbeats," the famous quote goes. "I don't intend to waste any of mine running …

Biomedicine

Using Multiple Rep Schemes: Your Program For Power, Size, And Strength

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> Justin Woltering <b><br>Height:</b> 6'3" <b><br>Weight:</b> 220 lbs <b><br>Occupation:</b> Entrepreneur, artist, fitness expert, Dymatize athlete <b><br>Websites:</b> …

Workouts

Is it possible to unclog your arteries?

A person's arteries can become clogged by a buildup of a substance called plaque. There are no quick fixes for melting away plaque, but people can …

How to Decompress Your Spine

All day long your spine is working to keep you upright. When you’re sitting in a chair, your spine is engaged, keeping your torso from slumping over, …

Dennis Quaid Reveals How He Essentially Hasn't Aged Since 1989

The 63-year-old stays in shape with cycling, lifting, and more<p>Even after a decades-long career, Dennis Quaid is still one of the busiest men in Hollywood — both on the screen and in the gym.<p>When the actor called up <i>Men’sHealth.com</i> to discuss his latest project, Andrew and Jon Irwin’s <i>I Can Only</i> …

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

AI Scientists Via Their 'Aging Clock' May Have Discovered How To Rewind Our Biological Clocks

“I never went through a biological clock experience. I never even heard it ticking.”~Jane Lynch Well laughing it off may have worked for Comedian …

How Can I Squat Deeper?

I can help fix you, but first you’ll need to figure out what’s wrong. Perform these tests.<p><b>Part One: Test one aspect of your hip flexibility</b><p>Lie with your back on the floor. Place a small, rolled-up towel under your lower back, just above your belt line. The towel will help you maintain a neutral …

12 Magical Things That Will Slow Down Ageing & Help You Get A Glowing Skin

With a lifestyle like ours, struggling to stay fit and eat healthy is a task most of us fail at almost every day. But what if we told you there are …

Wellness

Lift Weights, Eat More Protein, Especially if You’re Over 40

People who would like to become physically stronger should start with weight training and add protein to their diets, according to a comprehensive scientific review of research.<p>The review finds that eating more protein, well past the amounts currently recommended, can significantly augment the …

Nutrition

There May Be a New Cure For Baldness, and It's In Your McDonald's French Fries

Though scientists have only tested it in mice so far, they say it could have promising results for people, too<p>One of the same chemicals used to cook McDonald's fries could potentially cure baldness, too, Japanese scientists say.<p>According to a new study published in the journal <i>Biomaterials</i>, …

French Fries

The ambitious quest to cure ageing like a disease

As we learn more about the diseases that affect us, we also get better at controlling them. But will we ever manage to overcome the most inevitable of afflictions – old age?<p>The list of diseases humankind has managed to defeat is impressive – polio, typhoid, measles, tetanus, yellow fever, smallpox, …

Alzheimer's Disease

Secret Of The Perfect Squat — Widen Your Stance

Squats are a staple of any sound weightlifting program. Whether goblet, front, or back squats, the value of this classic exercise is undoubted, not …

The next revolution in dental care is about to begin

New high-tech treatments may be able to repair cavities without fillings and even regrow entire teeth.<p>From fluoride toothpaste to dental sealants, science has brought all sorts of tools for fighting tooth decay — and yet 91% of Americans between 20 and 64 years of age are affected by dental …

Cell Biology

One-month sugar detox: A nutritionist explains how and why

If you've read about the latest wellness trends, you may have entertained the idea of a diet detox. But whether you've considered juicing, fasting or …

Exercise Helps an Aging Heart No Matter How Old You Are

Aging can cause a stiffening in the heart, hindering its ability to pump out blood. But new research finds that there is a sweet spot at late middle …

Proper exercise can reverse damage from heart aging

Dr. Levine, shown here in front of his laboratory's hyper/hypobaric environmental chamber, which is used to simulate high altitude, deep diving, and …

The Truth About What Alcohol Does to Your Heart

This article originally appeared on Time<p>Having a drink or two a day can be a good thing, at least as far as the heart is concerned. There are nearly …

Holistic Medicine

9 Anti-Aging Foods Everyone Over 40 Should Eat

Everyday life has become too dynamic and in constant disagreement with the nature. We live on processed foods rich in artificial additives, use large …

Nutrition

The Type of Exercise That Helps You Live Longer

Any type of exercise is good for your health. But in a recent study, researchers found that a specific type called high-intensity interval training …

Exercise

We Might Have Been Wrong Telling People to Take Daily Vitamins, New Study Suggests

The evidence just isn't there.<p>It seems like simple, obvious advice: Eat your vegetables, get some exercise, and, of course, take your vitamins.<p>Or not.<p>…

The New England Journal of Medicine

Why You Probably Shouldn't Worry About Exercising Yourself to Death

Is there such a thing as too much exercise?<p>A new study, published in the journal <i>Mayo Clinic Proceedings</i><i>,</i> suggests that there is. Fitness diehards may …

Exercise

Is Endurance Training Killing Your Strength?

The moment that lingered in my mind after a recent triathlon-science conference came from a panel discussion with “gold-medal coaches,” including Iñaki Arenal, head of the Spanish high-performance team, and Malcolm Brown, coach of the Olympic-medal-winning Brownlee brothers. I asked the coaches to …

Exercise

The biggest reason you gain weight as you age has nothing to do with your metabolism

You've probably heard that once you hit 40, it's all downhill when it comes to your weight. That inexplicable force we call our metabolism does begin …

A 1965 Study Revealed Sugar Causes Cancer—Why Was There a Cover-Up?

A new paper published in PLOS Biology this week brought to light a controversial 1965 study, funded by the sugar industry, that was never published …

Tip: The Worst Protein for Fit People

Brain atrophy, thyroid suppression, and decreased strength. Well, that's not good. Avoid this stuff.<p>Since protein can be scarce for those avoiding …

A little bit of stress keeps aging cells robust - Futurity

A little mitochondrial stress enhances resilience, protects aging cells, and delays risk for disease, research shows.

Aging Is Reversible--at Least in Human Cells and Live Mice

New research suggests it is possible to slow or even reverse aging, at least in mice, by undoing changes in gene activity—the same kinds of changes …

Research

Linkin Park Honored Chester Bennington and There Wasn't a Dry Eye in the House

Heartbreaking.<p>On Friday, Linkin Park celebrated the life of Chester Bennington in a series of powerful performances. For the first time since Chester's death by suicide on July 20, the band took the stage at the Hollywood Bowl. Rob Bourdon, Brad Delson, Mike Shinoda, Dave Farrell and Joe Hahn were …

Chester Bennington

10 facts you should know about Coenzyme Q10

Mark Twain once remarked – Get your facts first, then distort them as you please!<p>Facts are easy to distort in medicine, particularly when talking …