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These three core-focused moves will keep your body balanced and looking its best

Nike master trainer Eva Redpath shares three core-focused moves that <b>work the entire body</b> and will have you looking—and feeling—beautifully …

Workouts

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

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Books

Ditch Distractions and Get Productive With a Method Called "Deep Work"

I first heard about the idea of "deep work" while listening to a podcast on my way to work. NPR's Shankar Vedantam interviewed Cal Newport, a computer scientist and Georgetown professor, about his research and insights on the subject.<p>Newport shared how he manages to get a seemingly impossible …

Time Management

Our 10 most popular muscle-building workouts of 2017

There's no denying that <i>Men's Fitness</i><b></b> is the ultimate authority when it comes to shedding weight, building huge muscle, and living a healthy …

Exercise

6 Plyometric Exercises for a No-Running Cardio Workout

No running, no problem. Try these full-body exercises that challenge your stamina and core strength so you can fit in cardio without putting in major …

Workouts

Michio Kaku picks five books to help you understand the future

Science is the engine of prosperity. From the industrial revolution (powered by the steam engine), to the electric revolution (which lit up our cities), to the current computer revolution (which connects us all), science creates wealth and progress. Now, to predict the future of society, we have to …

Singularity

Did anyone else pick up on the disturbing messages in Marvel's 'Black Panther'?

The revolution has been commodified. During its opening weekend, <i>Black Panther</i> sold nearly half a billion dollars’ worth of tickets, thanks in large …

Carbon Fiber from Plants Is Greener and Cheaper

Carbon fiber is glamorous. It helps shed precious pounds from performance-focused cars like those from McLaren (its carbon Monocell is pictured above) as well as upmarket eco-warriors like the BMW i3, and it is increasingly applied as merit-badge splashes of decor on sporty trims of myriad other …

Carbon Fiber

This Physics Breakthrough Could Help Save the World

Turbulence wastes a lot of energy. New research shows how we might reduce it.<p>If humans want to avoid boiling the oceans, we’ll have to find ways to use energy more efficiently. This, in turn, requires solving a problem that people don’t typically connect to climate change: the turbulence created …

Physics

New research links human consciousness to a law that governs the universe

Human Entropy<p>Our species has long agonized over the concept of human consciousness. What exactly causes it, and why did we evolve to experience …

Meet Roger Frampton, the international model and personal trainer who chooses stretches over weights and 'can teach you to move like a 3-year-old'

33-year-old model and personal trainer Roger Frampton is chiselled, bright-eyed, and, surprisingly, even more handsome in real life than his photos suggest. But when we met after January's London Fashion Week Men's wrapped up, it was not to discuss his good looks nor his international modelling …

Exercise

How to go beyond diet and exercise to incorporate a 'third pillar of fitness' into your training

A growing movement in fitness suggests people shouldn't surround themselves with comfortable environments all the time.<p>Living in a constantly pleasant 72-degree bubble avoids the environmental stress that might help push our bodies to their full potential. When suddenly exposed to changes in …

Immune System

Intermittent fasting was one of the biggest diet trends of 2017 — here's what you should know if you're planning to try it in the New Year

Intermittent fasting was one of the most talked about diet trends in 2017.<p>There's the 5:2, where you eat what you want for five days of the week but restrict your calorie intake to just 500 a day on two days. There's also the 16:8, which sees you eat within an eight-hour period, then fast for the …

Weight Loss

It From Bit: Is The Universe A Cellular Automaton?

In the early 1970s, computer programmers around the world were entranced by the strange happenings taking place on their screens. Right before their eyes, they observed digital creatures emerging from the void, crawling around, propagating, gobbling each other up, and vanishing into nothingness. It …

Black Holes

These 16 Psychological Tricks Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Free Courses on Design from the Famous California Design Firm IDEO Start This Week

A quick fyi: This week, the famous California design firm IDEO has launched two free courses--a 7-week Introduction to Human-Centered Design and a …

The Squat Progression Guide

<b>No training program is complete without some squat variation.</b> While articles abound about which variation is best, the reality is that the benefits …

We can’t ban killer robots – it’s already too late

Telling international arms traders they can’t make killer robots is like telling soft-drinks makers that they can’t make orangeade<p>One response to the call by experts in robotics and artificial intelligence for an ban on “killer robots” (“lethal autonomous weapons systems” or Laws in the language of …

The Future

Suspended – Medium

The ultimate metabolism-reviving resistance-band workout

It won't kill your pump to skip the squat rack for a day or two and get your swole on outside in the fresh air and sunshine. All you need is a set of …

Bands

The Church of CrossFit

Gyms and other secular communities are starting to fill spiritual and social needs for many nonreligious people.<p>“You always know if someone goes to Harvard or if they go to CrossFit—they’ll tell you,” said Casper ter Kuile, a ministry innovation fellow at Harvard Divinity School. “It’s really …

Workouts

A Strange, Primitive Atmosphere Has Been Discovered Around a Water-Rich Alien World

We didn't know planets like this were possible.<p>Unexpected findings about the atmosphere of a distant Neptune-sized world have surprised scientists, …

Astronomy