Stephen De Rycke

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What Happens to Your Body on a Juice Cleanse

Ah, the start of a new year! Gym memberships suddenly spike, bathroom scales get dusted off, and friends start discussing which juice cleanse to try. …

Wellness

This Is Bob Harper's 5-Minute Fat-Burning Workout

<b>Fire up your muscles from head to toe.</b><p><i>By SELF Staffers</i>, SELF<p>This do-anywhere workout takes only five minutes -- so you can knock it out on a busy day or before a party. Here's what you need to know:<p><b>YOUR TRAINER:</b> Bob Harper, celebrity trainer and host of the T<i>he Biggest Loser</i>, which starts in …

Physiological differences between cycling and running: lessons from triathletes. - PubMed

The purpose of this review was to provide a synopsis of the literature concerning the physiological differences between cycling and running. By …

How To Bench Press the Right Way

The bench press is the most glorified exercise in men's fitness history. Sure, everybody now knows the deadlift is a better, more complete workout. But "How much do you bench?" remains the definitive macho-guy's benchmark.<p>The thing is, you can't just slap a couple plates on a bar and let out a few …

What I Learned on My Crazy Quest for Six-Pack Abs

Some people are born to be doctors. Some people, Bruce Springsteen and tramps included, are born to run. I was put on this earth to eat.<p>I grew up around a kitchen table, shopping in the husky department, and squirreling away Oreos like an extra in <i>Heavyweights</i>. It is the life I love. Though this …

How to Eat Whatever You Want Over the Holidays and Not Gain Weight

Jeff Wilser, author of The Good News About What’s Bad For You, brings us a diet we can get behind.<p>This holiday season, while you pad your body with figgy pudding and take shots of eggnog off a sugarplum fairy, thou shalt feel no guilt. And, Jeff Wilser suggests in his new book <i>The Good News About</i> …

The Conundrum that Keeps you Attached to Manipulative Relationships

Imagine: you’re in a relationship with a manipulative person. You’re hurt and aggravated. You wonder if it would be better to leave.<p>But you don’t …

Lift Heavy to Lose More Fat

<b>What is the best way to lose fat?</b> Cardio I hear you say? Yes, it can be, but it's not necessarily always the case. While cardio burns calories and …

Can Gut Bacteria Control Mental Health?

In the Victorian era, people feared something known as “auto-intoxication.” They believed that the waste located within the colon could seep into …

The Dark Side of Perfectionism Revealed

Perfectionists, by definition, strive for the best, trying to ace exams, be meticulous at their jobs, and raise perfect children. So one might assume …

Become a Better Man

Say What You Want in Your Relationship

In my 30 years working with couples, I've noticed that most people have an easy time describing what they don't want in their relationship. If prompted, they're able to rapidly fire off the many issues that they feel are creating distance between them and their partner. Yet if I ask the same people …

How Meditation Benefits CEOs

<i>Patrick Pilz</i><p>Mindfulness is quickly following yoga in becoming a billion-dollar industry<b>.</b> It’s no surprise, then, that the popularity of meditation – one way to practice mindfulness – is also growing among CEOs and senior executives. Why are business leaders embracing meditation rather than, say, …

Mindfulness

The Beginner’s Guide to Walking Meditation

In order to have peace and joy, you must succeed in having peace within each of your steps. Your steps are the most important thing.– Thich Nhat …

The most disturbing truths about marriage

Around two thirds of us will eventually get married, 42 per cent of those marriages are going to break down. That leaves less than a third of us in …

7 Reasons Marriage Is On the Decline

After the victory of same-sex marriages being legalized in all 50 states, I came across a quote: "I fully support any marriage that doesn't involve me."<p>I laughed because it resonated. At age 43, with one marriage and one divorce behind me, with a teenager on the loom, the last thing on my mind is …

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To End or Not to End Your Relationship

Vanessa, 30 years old, is struggling with whether or not to end her six-year marriage. The answer is not at all clear to her.<p>Vanessa and Jon have a "good" marriage. They are kind and caring with each other. They enjoy many of the same things. So why is Vanessa in such turmoil over whether to stay …

10 New Weight Loss Supplements With Top Scientific Ratings

With all the new weight loss medications entering the market – and engendering controversy – many people are also looking to supplements to aid weight loss. But a visit to those shelves at your local Whole Foods or other health food store, and you’re guaranteed to feel overwhelmed. Which really …

Psychologists discovered a surprising secret to reducing your stress levels

You may think you're too overwhelmed with your personal troubles to cheer up a sad friend, the same way you're too busy at work to take a moment to recognize a colleague.<p>But research suggests you're hardly doing yourself any favors by focusing on your own problems at the expense of supporting …

The overlooked reason why so many people fail at losing weight

Sure, some people will lose weight, but of those who do, most will gain it back. And studies show that the greater the weight loss, the greater the chance of not keeping it off.<p>The question is, why? Why do people fail so often at losing weight and keeping it off?<p>A national survey of over 1,000 …