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Why Your Hip Flexors Are Key to Your Athletic Performance

If you follow any fitness accounts on social media, you have likely come across multiple posts on the dangers of "tight" hip flexors.<p>According to …

Biomechanics

The Simple 7 Warm-Up

Get Fired Up, Loosened Up, and Ready to Lift<p>The purpose of a warm-up is to prepare your body for work, perform better, and reduce the risk of injury. …

Workouts

These 4 Stability Ball Exercises from Jillian Michaels Will Strengthen Your Entire Body

Fair warning: These are not beginner-level moves.<p>Jillian Michaels isn’t gonna lie—these stability ball exercises are pretty challenging. They will …

Workouts

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

Hydroponics For Kids- What, Why, And How

Shares 193<p>We all know how curious kids become when they see something new. Learning and playing go hand-in-hand, especially in the garden. Teaching …

Kids

12 Great Educational Websites for Kids and Young Learners

After we have covered a number of search engines kids can use to safely navigate the web, we are sharing with you some of the most popular websites …

Education Technology

Do This Trainer's Bodyweight Workout Anywhere For Toned Legs and a Strong Core

If you don't know who Francheska Martinez is yet, you'll be happy to meet her. She's a certified trainer and stretch therapist in Austin, TX, who's always looking for new, creative ways to move her body. And it's totally contagious.<p>With many different certifications under her belt, including Animal …

Workouts

Go From Push-up Zero to Push-up Hero

Doing a simple push-up can work out your chest, shoulders, arms, core, glutes, and legs, so why aren't you doing them?<p>A friend of mine confessed to …

Workouts

This 25-Minute Cardio Workout Video Proves Strength Training Doesn't Have to Be Slow

This 25-minute total-body circuit will leave your lungs and muscles equally burned.<p>A common misconception with exercise—and lifting weights, …

Workouts

Most Americans Fail at Financial Literacy. Here Are 3 Concepts You Absolutely Need to Know

Need a crash course on finances? We've got you covered.<p>While Americans might have no problem <i>spending</i> money, managing it is a different story. In …

Personal Finance

How to Encourage Critical Thinking in Kids

In an age when most kids are glued to their phones and their primary mode of communication is Snapchat, it’s a concern for many parents as far as to …

Parenting

Retirement Series: Already 50? How To Retire At 62

It is always wise to start saving for retirement at an early age. However, this wisdom seems to be in short supply when one is younger.<p>We discuss a …

Retirement

Beauty Legend Bobbi Brown on Why You Should Probably Throw Away Your Sunblock and Skip the Botox

After 21 years helming her eponymous label, Bobbi Brown is kicking off her next chapter her ninth book, <i>Beauty From The Inside Out</i>, which covers such varied topics as makeup, wellness and aging, and a new lifestyle brand. "What I’ve realized if confidence means one thing, it just means you’re …

Makeup

Machine learning projects for kids

Dale Lane's Machine Learning for Kids project uses extensions to the popular Scratch programming environment to teach the basics of machine learning …

Machine Learning

Google Knows Literally Everything About You - Here's How To Delete That Data

Take back control of your information with these easy steps.<p>Google, just like Facebook, collects a lot of personal data about its users. While many …

Google

6 Easy Moves to Help You Sculpt a Stronger Butt

Your glutes comprise one of the largest muscle groups in your body. So yes, a pert derrière looks good in jeans, but strong butt muscles also protect …

Workouts

5 Amazing Things That Happen to Your Body When You Start Lifting Weights

Resistance training is a natural remedy for sleep issues. One small study in the <i>Journal of Exercise Physiology Online</i> found that elderly people who …

Exercise

How To Retire At 64 With Only Half A Million

Seeking Alpha helps retirees and investors face current issues.<p>Dividend investing produces solid income. It can be great for a retiree.<p>Taking Social …

Investing

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts

How a Virus Spreads Through an Airplane Cabin

Traveling by plane greatly increases our chances of getting sick, or so many of us are wont to believe. To be fair, it’s not uncommon to come down …

Public Health

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

Help for Tight Hips

I was chatting with a colleague at a workshop a couple of weekends ago. He was telling me about the torn labrum in his hip that used to bother him. …

Biomechanics

Try This Full-Body Exercise At Home, No Equipment Needed

This simple movement will maul every muscle in your body<p>Wrestling and football coaches alike have one go-to move in common: the bear crawl.<p>Crawling in an all-fours position with your knees barely off the ground may sound easy, but within seconds anyone will be able to appreciate the appeal. (Maybe</i> …

Workouts

If Today Is Arm Day, Here Are 59 of the Most Effective Moves You Can Do

Add these moves to your strength training routine to sculpt and strengthen your arms and upper back. Some involve dumbbells and some use just your own bodyweight, but they all target and tone your upper body. As a bonus, a bunch of these moves also work your lower body and core at the same time! …

Workouts

Why Weight Training Is Ridiculously Good For You

For many, weight training calls to mind bodybuilders pumping iron in pursuit of beefy biceps and bulging pecs. But experts say it’s well past time to …

Exercise

Yes, bacon really is killing us

Decades’ worth of research proves that chemicals used to make bacon do cause cancer. So how did the meat industry convince us it was safe? By Bee Wilson<p>There was a little cafe I used to go to that did the best bacon sandwiches. They came in a soft and pillowy white bap. The bacon, thick-cut from a …

Processed Meat

15 Products That Are the Closest Thing to Botox in a Bottle

In the quest for smoothing wrinkles and plumping lax skin, going under the needle (whether for neuromodulator or filler) reigns supreme. That said, if you wince at the thought of sharp objects or don't have hundreds (thousands!) to drop on in-office treatments, there are pain-free, subtle, and …

Get More Flexible Hamstrings, Hips, and Shoulders With 10 Yoga Poses

If you ask people why they exercise, most will say to stay healthy, keep fit, or because it makes them feel good. Not a lot will mention flexibility …

This 6-Step Routine Will Get Your Glutes in Shape

Having a weak backside can slow your run and lead to injuries. Here’s how to get your butt moving.<p>Want to know one of the top reasons runners end up hurt? Look at your backside. Underutilized gluteal muscles are to blame for a large percentage of injuries, says Nirav Pandya, M.D., assistant …

Workouts