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Alton Brown's internet cooking show will be a 'Good Eats' sequel

Do you miss Alton Brown's classic cooking show <i>Good Eats</i>? You're about to get more of it... and then some. In a live chat with fans, Brown has revealed that his previously hinted-at internet cooking show will be a spiritual sequel to <i>Good Eats</i>, but without the corporate limits that kept him from …

16 Ways to Increase Neuroplasticity (and Why That’s Important)

For hundreds of years, the localizationism theory of the brain reigned: the idea that the adult brain is composed of distinct regions, each …

The Brain

Alexa gives voice control to Logitech's Harmony Hub remote

Alexa now (officially) works with Logitech's Harmony Hub, meaning it's a lot easier to get voice control over your home entertainment and automation devices. After you enable the Alexa skill on an Amazon Echo, Dot or other supported device, you'll be able to start and stop Harmony Activities, …

Science-Based Weight Training

Training for strength is the most important and effective exercise that you can do, and virtually everyone, from teenagers to the elderly, can and …

How Important is Sleep for Building Muscle?

Why Every Runner Should Do Speed Work

Marathons

50 Years Ago, Sugar Industry Quietly Paid Scientists To Point Blame At Fat

In the 1960s, the sugar industry funded research that downplayed the risks of sugar and highlighted the hazards of fat, according to a newly published article in <i>JAMA Internal Medicine.</i><p>The article draws on internal documents to show that an industry group called the Sugar Research Foundation wanted …

Diabetes

Two Kettlebell Exercises to Crack the Strength Code

<b>I was 12 years old when I first stepped into a weight room</b>. From that day forward, I wanted to get big, strong, and build bulky muscles. A big chest, …

Take a Day Off Between CrossFit Workouts, Study Says

Yeah, we know, your CrossFit gym has completely changed your life, you’ve never looked/felt better, and all other exercise programs pale in …

Why You Don't Need 8 Glasses of Water a Day

Reversing Type 2 diabetes starts with ignoring the guidelines | Sarah Hallberg | TEDxPurdueU

Diabetes

Why Training Your Tendons Is Important (and 11 Ways to Do It)

Building muscle is simple. Lift heavy things, rest, make sure you eat enough food, sleep, repeat. For a beginner, progress is linear and relatively …

HOW TO RUN / with Nate Helming.

5 Reasons Weightlifting Is The New Running For Over-40 Women

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Weightlifting

Why Amish Children Rarely Get Asthma

For years, scientists have known that growing up on a farm protects children from asthma, but the reasons for this weren’t entirely clear. A …

Healthy Habits of Fit and Active People That Are Easy to Adopt

Exercise and eating healthy are key to a healthier, fitter lifestyle, but there’s something to be said for small changes as well—ones that can make a …

The Alps - Susten Pass on R1200 GS Adventure

I Lost 120 Pounds, and I Didn't Need to Exercise to Do It

I was the fat kid my whole life.<p>I hoovered down food like it was my job: no leftovers were safe, no refrigerator left unraided, no pantry …

How Much Water Should You Drink to Power Your Summer Workouts?

Food<p>How Much Water Should You Drink to Power Your Summer Workouts?<p>Whether you're planning a road trip with friends, drinking margaritas in your …

Wellness

The Truth About the Fat-Burn Zone

Heart-rate zones are one the best-known yet least understood aspects of exercise. We’ve all encountered them at some point. And in that, you’ve …

Amazon's Echo now lets you pick Spotify or Pandora as the default music source

Alexa gets more open and customizable<p>Amazon is making its Echo speaker a little more convenient to use for the millions of Spotify and Pandora listeners out there. You can already play music from streaming music services by speaking commands like "Play ______ on Spotify." If you forget to add the …

Cardio vs HIIT vs Weights: Rebooting Our Research

<i>This is an article from NF Rebel Researcher, Sara.</i><b>In this age of superhero and fantasy franchises, it’s fair to say that not every reboot has</b> …

5 Ways to Squat Better

Squats, whether weighted or not, are hands down one of the best, most powerful full-body exercises you can perform: Not only will you tone your butt …

Can You Eat Too Much Protein?

Depending on who you ask, we’re either eating “too much” protein, or we need protein shake after protein shake just to build a little muscle or lose …

The 1 Strategy to get the Most Out of Your Protein

Whether you’re an advanced bodybuilder or a beginner just looking for a way to maintain muscle, you know it’s important to eat enough protein. …

The Need for Speed: Why You Should Go All-Out

Whether you’re a race regular, new to running, or an avid walker, speed training could be the ticket to easier workouts, even as you rack up mileage. …

Muscle

Ubisoft is giving away its greatest game ever to celebrate its 30th anniversary

My favorite Ubisoft game is now free to be your favorite too<p><i>Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time</i> is one of the great gaming classics of this young century. Released in 2003 across PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and GameCube, it was a grand and gorgeous reboot of the <i>Prince</i> franchise, and today it is …

Why the Kind of Body Fat You Carry Matters

All fats are not created equal. We know this because we’re constantly correcting people who get it wrong. There are good fats and bad fats and really …

Nutrition

What's More Beneficial: Steady-State or High Intensity Cardio?

Three times a week, she gets up early, slips on her running shoes, and ventures out into the cool air, running at a strong, steady pace. If it’s cold …

How Much Strength Training Do You Really Need?

We know it can be tough to go to the gym when there’s a full queue on Netflix, Ben & Jerry’s in the freezer, or really, anything better to do with …