Stephen Rowlandson

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Sennheiser’s short film shows the power of binaural audio

In a world where everyone wears headphones, it’s curious that binaural audio is so rare. The technology can create a 3D soundscape more realistic than the best home theater set-up, and yet hardly any music or movies take advantage of it.<p>In the last couple of years, that’s finally started to …

Headphones

These Are the 35 Top Bodyweight Ab Exercises to Chisel Your Core

While it's true that decreasing belly fat comes down to your diet, once your waist is lean, you'll want to reveal a strong, chiseled core. You don't need equipment to make that happen! These are the best bodyweight moves to get you a six-pack. Choose five or more to create your own core-carving …

Workouts

5 Stretches to Loosen Your Hamstrings and Relieve Lower Back Pain

You probably already have a plan in place for what to do when your lower back is bothering you, but there may be something else you can try: stretching your legs. While there are many causes of low back pain, research shows that having tight hamstrings—the muscle at the back of the thigh—is linked …

Back Pain

This Trainer's 4-Move Upper-Body Workout Will Have You Feeling So Powerful

Venturing over to the free-weight section of the gym can be beyond intimidating. For some reason, it feels like everyone is watching you and that feeling of "looking stupid" begins to creep up. If you've ever felt that way, creator of the PWR Program and personal trainer Kelsey Wells has got you …

This device will have you ditching your massage therapist

Someone came up with a massage kit that could have you kicking your foam roller to the curb. The 'Whole Body Kit' keeps balls in place so that you …

Massage Therapy

These 5 One-Pot Magic Pastas Only Need 5 Ingredients and a Glance — Snapshot Cooking

<i>Welcome to Snapshot Cooking, the home of Kitchn's easiest recipes. These mini recipes are so simple you can practically cook from the</i> …

Recipes

The Best 20-Minute Bodyweight Back Workout for Busy Guys

Most of us spend our days hunched over computers, phones, and steering wheels. You feel the toll. It shuts down your glutes, rounds your shoulders, …

Workouts

The 10 Best Emmy-Nominated Shows You Haven't Seen Yet (But Can Stream Now)

Although popular television favorites tend to steal the spotlight when it comes to the Emmy Awards (we're looking at you, <i>Game of Thrones</i>), we'll be …

Drama

Don't Ignore These Five Often Neglected Muscles

It’s often the little things that separate the best from the rest, and if you’re an undersized hardgainer, you can’t afford to neglect anything. In …

Muscle

This (Literally) Ancient Exercise Will Tone Both Your Upper And Lower Body

Do this tried-and-true move consistently to improve your balance and tone all over.<p>A Turkish Get Up is an over-200-year-old exercise that wrestlers of ages past used to build all-over strength. The “TGU,” as it's often abbreviated, works your whole body (upper, lower, and core!) and significantly …

Prenatal Development

The Research-Backed, 3-Step Method to Hack Your Brain, Break Bad Habits, and Make Better Decisions

<i>The following article is an adapted excerpt from my new book,</i> EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence<i>.</i><p>Have you ever felt that you're an unwilling slave to your emotions? As if you were programmed to react a certain way to a specific set of circumstances, and there's simply …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Foods an Inflammation Expert Never Eats

If you look at the most common diseases, from diabetes and obesity to cancer and heart disease, they all have one thing in common: inflammation. …

Wellness

An Equipment-Free Workout From Chris Hemsworth’s Personal Trainer

Complete this five-step, 20-minute circuit anywhere.<p><i>RealClearLife has partnered with InsideHook, the</i> <i>essential lifestyle guide for adventurous and</i> …

Workouts

Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken Tinga — Recipes from The Kitchn

If you're not already familiar with smoky-sweet chicken tinga, know this — it is your ticket to the most delicious shredded chicken tacos you'll …

Slow Cookers

Get Your Lower Abs to Show With This Trainer's 2-Move Exercise Ball Workout

In order to build muscle and strength in any muscle group, you need to constantly switch up the stimuli (exercises, sets, reps, and weight). If you're trying to strengthen and tone your abs but are only doing crunches, at some point you're going to hit a plateau. Thankfully, Shona Vertue, …

Workouts

Is Foam Rolling Actually Good For You? This Is What A Doctor Has To Say

Lots of people are stoked about foam rolling these days. Foam rolling devotees report benefits like more flexibility, increased range of motion, …

Biomechanics

This 10-minute weeknight meal is Deliciously Ella’s new obsession

The next time you get home feeling way too exhausted to cook, drop the takeout menu. There’s a ridiculously creamy dairy-free pasta dish you can whip …

Healthy Eating

This 20-Minute HIIT Workout Is What You Need to Lose Belly Fat

Just about every fitness trainer, from famous ones like Jillian Michaels to not-so-famous ones like Champlain Valley CrossFit owner and head coach Jade Jenny, shares a clear message. If you want to lose belly fat, you need to focus on two main things. First, dial in your diet, eating whole foods …

Workouts

15 Foods You Should Eat When You’re Constipated

Need to get going before a run? Try one of these foods the next time you’re feeling stuck.<p>There’s nothing quite as uncomfortable as being stuck on the toilet after several failed attempts to poop, especially before a training run or race. Constipation is extremely common, and roughly 42 million …

Nutrition

Your Instant Pot Is the Secret to the Fastest Baked Potatoes

It's time to add humble russet potatoes to the list of staples you should be making in your Instant Pot. They cook up tender and ultra-creamy just …

Cooking

These 5 Exercises Can Be Done at Work (Because You're Probably Sitting Too Much)

Although the typical day job is a whole lot of work, there usually isn't a whole lot of movement involved. Sure, the eyes routinely get exercise by …

Workouts

The Military Secret To Falling Asleep In Two Minutes We'll Be Trying Tonight

Your go-to guide to falling asleep quickly<p>Whether it's scrolling through Instagram until the early hours of the morning, tossing and turning to find the perfect position, or a work worry that just won't shift, falling to sleep quickly is a skill we're yet to master.<p>However, little did we know …

Muscle

15 Best Things to Do in Montreal

The city has something for everyone, and our list has you covered.<p>Whether you’re an architecture buff, a jazzhead or art lover, or need a shot of espresso or a breath of fresh air in a green oasis in the heart of the city, Montreal has something for everyone—and these are some of the best things …

The Arts

foolproof cacio e pepe

Bring a pot of well-salted water to boil. Cook pasta to one minute shy of package instructions and taste for your desired doneness, cooking a minute …

Recipes

Forget the Dumbbells! These Intense Workouts Use Just a Wall

Feel like you can't work out because you don't have a gym or equipment? That's no excuse, because these intense, effective moves use a wall. Burn calories and and build strength in ways you never imagined. Yes, one of these videos even shows how to do burpees using a wall! Find a wall, and give …

Workouts

Revolutionary Anti-Aging Breakthrough Could Help You Live Until 150 By Regenerating Your Organs

And it's cheap.<p>A new and potentially revolutionary anti-aging pill could help extend your lifespan by 50 years by regenerating your organs, according …

Anti-aging

The Best Way to Add Strength Training to Your Cardio Session

If you don’t have time to dedicate a specific workout to pumping iron, give this combination a try.<p>There’s cardio, and then there’s MetaCardio. Cardio is any exercise that gets your heart rate up, burns calories, and improves whole-body circulation, but MetaCardio does all that and more.<p>MetaCardio …

Workouts

4-Move Stability Ball Workout to Strengthen Your Core

Strengthening your core is arguably one of the best things you can do to improve your overall fitness. That's because most movements (both in and out …

Muscle

Top 5 underrated sci-fi novels

When you're looking for a good sci-fi book, you don't need to be told the classics. <i>Dune</i>, <i>Foundation</i>, <i>Neuromancer</i>--you already know those, and most …

Science Fiction

Foodies Reveal the #1 Crockpot Recipe They Make on Repeat

After months of summer salads and light dishes, we'll admit we're just a bit excited to take out a crockpot and make a hearty meal as soon as the …

Cooking