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What I Tell My Patients Who Want To Fight Chronic Inflammation

Inflammation is associated with so many life-altering conditions and diseases—from heart disease to obesity, diabetes, and many autoimmune diseases. …

NHL Playoff Picture 2016: Breaking Down Standings and Current Postseason Bracket

The battle for the NHL's eight playoff spots in each conference is down to nine teams.<p>In the Eastern Conference, seeds No. 4 through No. 9 are separated by just five points. The Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers are in a strong position to lock up a playoff spot with another win, and the New …

Ice Hockey

“You Lose Weight in the Kitchen, You Gain Health in the Gym”

You can’t eat total crap and then bust your butt exercising to magically <i>erase</i> those calories: It’s not that simple. If you want to make longer …

Fitness

Six tiny robots can pull a two-ton car

Stanford university's uBots have pulled off a feat that makes ants look like slackers. Working in concert, six of the robots managed to tow a 3,900 pound car, despite weighing just a half-ounce each -- much less than other car-towing robots. The secret, according to the team, is biomimicry. The wee …

Fasting for weight loss? Here’s why scientists say it works long-term

For the past 12 years, Dr. Steve Mount hasn’t eaten on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Those days are earmarked for fasting.<p>In 2004, he read a …

The Right Way to Do a Burpee, According to the Fittest Man On Earth

Apply some of his pointers to the first CrossFit Open Workout of the season, which was just released last night<p>CrossFit released its first 2016 Open workout last night—and it includes burpees.<p>Watch the video above for a burpee tutorial by current CrossFit Games champion Ben Smith.<p><b>Related:</b> How Many …

Workouts

3 Situps That Do More Than Just Target Your Abs

Add these to your next core workout for more gains<p>If your exercise arsenal only includes the situp you did in sixth grade gym class, it’s time for an upgrade.<p>The 3 variations shown in the video above by <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour not only hit your six-pack muscles, but come with a …

Workouts

Reveal Your Abs with the Belly Fat Inferno

Packed gym? No problem. All you need is a pair of kettlebells for this 22-minute sweat session

Workouts

The Quad Quake Workout

This triple-threat, three-exercise circuit pumps up your thighs, jacks up your heart rate, and incinerates your belly<p>The quadriceps are your body’s biggest muscles, and when you work them in concert with your glutes and hamstrings, you hit more than 50 percent of your body’s total muscle mass.<p>It …

Workouts

The Long Read published 144 pieces in 2015 – our first full year. (If you’re counting at home, that’s about 800,000 words, or roughly the length of the first five Harry Potter novels.) It wasn’t easy to choose 15 favourites, but here they are – perfect reading for your holiday week, arranged in …

Books

Wherever You Go, Your Personal Cloud Of Microbes Follows

Remember Pig-Pen? The little kid from Charles Schulz's <i>Peanuts</i> cartoons who walked around in a cloud of dirt? Well, the human body does spew a cloud, but instead of dirt it contains millions of microorganisms.<p>"It turns out that that kid is all of us," says James Meadow, a microbial ecologist who led …

Biology

"It's Taboo, No One Ever Mentions Their Name Again": What Happens When an Artist Gets Dropped?

What's it like to get dropped? We speak to artists who've been let go and the record label bosses who have had to cut the cord.<p>In 2002 Virgin Records dropped Mariah Carey from her massive four-record deal after she had a nervous breakdown that led to poor sales of her <i>Glitter</i> album—this was a time …

Mikhail Gorbachev: world on brink of new cold war over Ukraine

Mikhail Gorbachev has warned that tensions between the US and Russia over Ukraine have put the world on the brink of a new cold war.<p>The former leader of the Soviet Union said: “We must make sure that we get the tensions that have arisen recently under control.”<p>The call comes amid a warning from the …

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