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The 6X6 Brutality Workout

Do you think you're tough? Do you think you're invincible and have faced your greatest workout challenge? If those are true, congratulations - you're …

Yoga to Lower Blood Pressure and Restore Balance

by Susi Amendola<p>The way we respond to stressful situations can affect our heart rate and blood pressure. A stress response can up regulate the sympathetic nervous system, which is also known as our fight or flight response. When the sympathetic nervous system is chronically up regulated, it …

Diabetes

No More Insomnia: 5 Yoga Poses for Better Sleep

Do you struggle to sleep? Beat insomnia and stress by relaxing your mind and your body before you go to bed. Here are 5 simple yoga poses for sleep.

5 Things Waste Management Inc. Wants You to Know

Image source: Waste Management.<p>After<b>Waste Management</b> (NYSE: WM)reported itsfirst-quarter results, its leadership team shared some important information with investors during the conference call. Here are the key takeaways for long-term shareholders.<p>Waste Management's pricing power allows it to …

This Documentary on Plus-Size Models Will Change the Way You Think About Your Body

Today's reason for applause: We've got an exclusive look at the official trailer for body-positivity documentary <i>Straight/Curve</i>! As you may have read online by now, the film (set to release on Epix on June 21 at 8:00 P.M. EST) aims to redefine the beauty and size standards enforced by the fashion …

Plus Size

I thought meditation was woo-woo, until it helped me get sober

When I arrived at rehab for my alcohol and cocaine addiction, one of the first things I was handed was a schedule with the day’s activities on it. It …

Meditation

Fit for 40: Can a week of meditation mend my middle-aged mind?

What did you do last Monday night? Eat dinner? Watch Eastenders? Stare longingly at the phone praying for it to ring? I went to a small attic room in Brixton to meditate for two hours with eight strangers.<p>It’s all part of my ongoing project to arrive at my 40s with my mind and body primed to …

Cancer

How Giving Up Meat For A Month Improved My Productivity

Eating plant-based whole foods for a month affected my work in unexpected ways.<p>Food occupies so much of my mental space. Throughout the day, when I’m at meetings or writing stories, my mind often drifts to what I’ll be eating for lunch. On a good day, I’ll spend time plotting how to get myself a …

Mark Twain

Make your own Magic Eraser for 10 cents

Mr. Clean Magic Erasers are great at scrubbing away the toughest grime and stains, but they can get costly if you use them too often. Use this trick to make your own Magic Erasers for a fraction of the price.<p>Whenever I need to deep clean anything around the house, I usually grab a pack of Magic …

6 Ways to Liberate Yourself From Toxic Habits!

We've all been in situations where it feels as if your life is on replay, as if you were in a time loop.<p>Things are happening, events are exchanging but somehow its all the same experiences day after day... Monotonous. Different situations yet the same outcome. When this occurs it often takes a lot …

Self-help

The 10-Minute Glute Workout From Hell | Men's Health

“You can never get enough glute work,” he says. “Weak glutes will lead to poor squatting and deadlifting results, back pain, and your pants and shorts won’t fit the way you want them to.”<p>Here’s how to do it: You’ll start with the shoulders-elevated single-leg hip thrust, which hits your quads and …

Runner’s high: the athletes who use marijuana to improve their training

Stoned marathon runners may seem like walking contradictions, but there are hints the drug and long-distance running could go hand-in-hand<p>Avery Collins speaks with the snow-bro drawl typical of many young Coloradans.<p>With his bloodshot, blue eyes peeking out from under blond curls and a low-slung …

Cannabis

Ikea's New Indoor Gardening Kit Will Bring Hydroponics To The Masses

Your salad game just got fresher than ever.

The MetaShred Workout That Carves Your Core | Men's Health

The complex shown in the video above is comprised of 6 movements that you do for 3 total minutes. Repeat up to 5 times.<p>Since you’re working for 5 to 10 times longer than a normal working set at the gym, the oxygen demands are off the charts. After just one round, your metabolism will go through the …

Your 7-Minute Fat-Blasting HIIT Workout

Want to burn a ton of calories, improve your endurance, and tone all over in just a few minutes? We've got the goods<p>Too busy to make it to your …

Gym Hacks Personal Trainers Use That Most People Don't Know About

By: <i>Erin Kelly</i><p>@erinkellysays<p><i>Credit: BARANQ/SHUTTERSTOCK</i><p>While most suckers shell out hard-earned money for a chance to sweat it out at the gym, personal trainers actually get <i>paid</i> to be there. They must be doing something right.<p>Like any professional, they keep some secrets of the trade to …

Hacking

31 Things That Will Happen When You Finally Decide To Live Your Dreams

Commit to living intentionally.<p>506<p>SHARES<p>You’ve been thinking about this for a long time, haven’t you?<p>You’ve reveled in shallow friendships, numbed …