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All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed<p>The eternal human struggle to live meaningfully in the face of inevitable death entered its newest phase one Monday in the summer of 2007, when employees of Google gathered to hear a talk by a …

Time Management

11 Ways to Instantly Crush the Afternoon Slump

Put down the energy drink and perk up with these natural energy-boosting tricks.<p>That project has been staring back at you for an hour, the clock …

An inventory of the meaningful life.

“Accept everything which happens, even if it seem disagreeable, because it leads to this, the health of the universe.”<p><i>“At bottom the whole concern of both morality,”</i> William James wrote in contemplating the human search for meaning, <i>“is with the manner of our acceptance of the universe. Do we accept</i> …

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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 …

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The Best Upper-Body Exercises When You Can't Do a Pull-Up (Yet!)

It takes more than strong arms to do a pull-up. And if you regularly crush your strength workouts or HIIT routines but still can't seem to get your …

Fitness Friday: The One-Exercise Workout

Short on time in the gym? Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear created an exercise that trains the lower and upper body in one compound movement. "It trains the hips, knees, glutes, back and shoulders in one shot," he says. The only thing you need is a dumbbell and something to sit on for the …

Science is creating super-athletes — and making sports unrecognizable to previous generations

That's because "sports evolve over time," as Brooke Borel writes in the introduction to a discussion on TED.com of how science and technology are transforming sports.<p>As the three participants — "The Sports Gene" author David Epstein, former NFL punter Chris Kluwe, and sports biomechanics expert …

Cycling to Extremes: Cardiac issues a concern for endurance athletes

<i>Editor's note: This article originally appeared at VeloNews.com</i><p>The sun was bright on the upturned red rock Flatirons above Boulder, Colorado. It was …

4 Steps to Successfully Cut Down Sugar in Your Diet

The average American adult consumes the equivalent of about 32 teaspoons of sugar per day. Sugar is really the number one food additive: it is added to drinks, often in the form of high-fructose corn syrup, to bread, sauces, dressings, and to all kinds of processed foods including many low-fat …

How to Prevent Common Running Injuries

Proper form, strength training, and the right shoes can prevent injury.<p>It's an all too common scenario: Runner begins training program. A month or so later, a twinge settles on a knee. Runner stretches, pops ibuprofen, keeps running. A few—or maybe 100—runs later, runner is on the couch, ice pack …

How to use running as meditation

One of my more concerning character flaws is that I am deeply impatient. If I have a free hour to do something, I will choose running over sitting …

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5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

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