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Food to Eat Before a Workout - 15 Best Foods to Eat Before a Workout

1 of 15<p>Getty Imagesjenifoto<p>Avocado Toast<p>Avocados have tons of health benefits and contain healthy fats and potassium. You’ll also get a good amount of carbs from the toast.<p>“Sourdough is a good choice for the toast because it’s fermented and easy on the gut, which is key when you’re rolling out for …

Nutrition

Left untreated, stress can affect kids’ health for a lifetime. Here’s how to help them cope.

I woke up in an ambulance.<p>The last thing I could remember was standing on a ledge in an auditorium and practicing for my school’s choir performance. I was in ninth grade, it was my first field trip in my new home here in the United States, and I was nervous. Then everything went black.<p>I had …

Parenting

10 Tips to Make Your Relationship With Your Child Stronger

Strengthening the parent-child relationships requires work and effort. Parenting is a tough job, but by maintaining a close relationship and open …

This Is The Ultimate Sext To Send Based On Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type

If you've ever wondered about the meaning of those four letters people sometimes list in their dating app profiles — like INTJ or ENFP — you're not …

Cycling changed my life, and I never want to own a car again

Three years ago when I moved to the Netherlands, I knew the cycling culture would be intense going in, but what I wasn’t prepared for is how it would …

This 3D-printed bicycle is stronger than titanium

The Arevo bicycle looks and feels like a high-end commuter bike, but it was made using 3D-printing technology and software. It's being hailed as the …

All the puzzling things that happen to your body when you masturbate, explained by science

<b>This post is part of Mashable's</b> <b>Masturbation Week</b><b>. May is National Masturbation Month, so we're celebrating by exploring the many facets of …

Sexual Health

The guerilla cyclists solving urban problems

Across the world, transport planning and infrastructure tends to favour the car, and facilities for cyclists and pedestrians are an afterthought. In response, frustrated urban cyclists have thrown caution to the wind and written their own will into the fabric of the city, overturning the dominance …

Cycling

How The Humble Bicycle Can Save Our Cities

Copenhagenize offers a blueprint for how cities can welcome the bicycle–and all the positive outcomes that being a biking-centric city brings.<p>Mikael Colville-Andersen rides his bike everywhere in Copenhagen, but he would never introduce himself as a cyclist. “I’m just one of the 400,000 people …

8 Words and Phrases Parents Should Repeat to Their Kids

Parents are always being told what not to say to their children, but there are words and phrases that should be put into heavy rotation.<p>Children …

Parenting

This all-weather bicycle highway could fulfill the dreams of bike commuters everywhere

Architect Richard Moreta just unveiled the MINILOOP, an enclosed cycleway that could be a dream come true for bicycle commuters. Envisioned as the …

The world’s hardest cycling climbs

You don’t have to be a pro to enjoy the pain and glory of an epic climb – just try one of these.<p>As cycling mania reaches fever pitch, we scour the …

100 Summer Fun Ideas for Kids and Parents

When you work at home you need practical ideas for kids' entertainment, things for kids to do <i>by themselves</i>, particularly summer activities. …

Kids

Top 7 Science Websites for Kids

Websites can give kids a great introduction to science, and there are some wonderful kid-friendly science websites to check out. Not only do kids …

Kids

How to Stop Yourself From Interrupting People All The Time

Serial interrupting pisses people off and makes you seem selfish and impatient. Here's how to kick the habit.<p>Life is full of interruptions. Some are …

Pay-per-chore app turns kids’ allowance into investments

The objective of the new chore app "Busy Kid" is relatively simple: make parents have to nag less while teaching kids about money.<p>For each chore a …

Falconer Helmet Navy

The Falconer Aero is a top-of-the-line helmet for fast-paced cycling with additional Aerocovers™ to lower the aerodynamic drag even further. …

Easy Ways to Teach Kids About Emotions in Daily Life

Anthropologists say that Inuits, whose world is full of snow, have at least 50 words for variations of snow. Inuit children learn those words and …

Cycling is the best form of exercise. This Tour de France champion tells us why | fitness

During his professional career, it is estimated that German road bicycle racer Jens Voigt (born September 17, 1971) rode a total of 8,50,000 km. He …

Cycling

Woman’s Message to Her Bike Thief Inspires Cyclists Everywhere

When Amanda Needham’s bike was stolen from outside her Brooklyn home earlier in the month, she got mad—first at the bike thief, then at herself for not locking up more securely. So she channeled her anger by painting a massive cardboard sign that she then hung out on the street, where the bike had …

How to delete Facebook

It may be time to leave the world’s biggest social network<p>If you’ve finally given up on the world’s most popular social media network and want to get rid of Facebook, it’s not too complicated to remove yourself from the service. But before you delete all of those pictures, posts, and Likes, you …

8 Signs Stress Is Making You Sick—And How To Get Healthier, Starting Today

​​Cracked teeth, low energy, and a poor complexion are just a few of the signals that you might be way too stressed out.<p>We all deal with stress from time to time. And in many ways, a little stress can be healthy.<p>In fact, acute bouts of stress—that is, stress that lasts anywhere from a few minutes …

10 unmistakable habits of utterly authentic people

Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To …

Self-help

Cycling Doesn't Harm Women’s Sexual Health, Study Finds ​

Two months after the biggest study to date assured men that, contrary to decades of misinformation, cycling won’t kill their erections, women can welcome some good news of their own. The largest study of its kind just reported that cycling had no negative impact on the sexual and urinary function …

Why you should build tempo riding into your training this spring

If your winter training has gone well, you should have spent plenty of time riding at relatively low intensities and building your base fitness. But …

Montreal mulls adopting separate traffic laws for cyclists

One law for motorists and another for cyclists?<p>People on bicycles should be allowed to roll carefully through stop signs, says the City of Montreal, which is arguing for changes to some of the traffic rules for cyclists. Although evidence suggests the idea would be safer, it is also controversial …

Cycling

12 Ways We Unconsciously Violate Children’s Boundaries

Embed from Getty Images—<br>In a recent post of mine, I talked about boundaries. Naturally, many of you started looking at where your fear of boundaries …

Cycling Can Reverse the Aging Process in Your Muscles and Immune System​

It might not grant eternal youth, but cycling, scientists have found, can slow the aging process and keep your muscles and immune system healthy well into your golden years.<p>Aging, it turns out, can do a number on your muscles. Humans typically lose muscle mass as they get older. Fat and connective …

How to teach your kids empathy and self-control | The Star

Samantha Messier, assistant superintendent of instructional services and equity for BVSD, says the district’s interest in SEL stemmed from an …

Teaching

The screen time debate is pitting parents against each other

As the backlash against smartphones builds, and science lags, parents are waging a fraught battle with their kids and other parents<p>Before the smartphone backlash, before apps were likened to cigarettes for kids or Facebook co-founder Sean Parker mused that “God knows what it’s doing to our …

Parenting