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Lighter weights do as much for building muscle as heavier ones, new research says

When it comes to building muscle, it’s probably not the size of your weights or the number of repetitions that matter.<p>Research (pdf) from McMaster University in Ontario, Canada argues it’s actually the degree to which you exhaust yourself during your weightlifting session.<p>“It isn’t about the weight …

Weightlifting

21 scientific facts that will motivate you to exercise when you really don't want to

It may encourage you to hear that exercise really is super good for you. There's a mountain of research backing up its many benefits.<p>The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend at least 2.5 hours of moderate cardio activity or 1.25 hours of vigorous cardio activity every week, plus …

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The 6 Best Supplements For Men

Don’t walk down the vitamin aisle without this guide<p>The vitamin aisle can be overwhelming.<p>With so many supplements available, it can be tough to separate the muscle-building, brain-boosting, highly beneficial brands from the ineffective—and even harmful—ones.<p>That’s where we come in. Here are the …

10 Success lessons from Mukesh Ambani - "Wealthiest Man in India" for entrepreneurs

Share55<p>Tweet<p>Share92<p>+11<p>Shares 148<p>Thousands of stories are told about how children inherit wealth from their parents, but not many are told where the …

Mukesh Ambani

Eckhart Tolle's 15 Mindfulness Ways To Find Peace and Happiness In Your Life

Eckhart Tolle born on 16th February 1948 is a German-born resident of Canadian writer. He is popularly known for his book <b>“The power of now.”</b> …

Mindfulness

What to eat before and after every kind of workout

Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s healthy on a regular basis is not necessarily a good choice for the race course, or even for a workout,” explained Barbara Lewin, RD, a sports …

Nutrition

Health guru Mickey Mehta’s 5 golden rules to lose weight the correct way

I read somewhere "Once on the lips, forever on the hips". People who are struggling to lose weight , finding motivation to hit the gym , or even …

10 books that will change the way you live your life

Whether the focus is getting out of bed as soon as the alarm goes off, getting a creative project off the ground, kicking procrastination forever, or figuring out — hallelujah! — what to do for a career, we're all works in progress.<p>But finding the path that'll get us there is a torturous, tender, …

Self-improvement

Doing This Incredibly Easy Thing Could Help You Cut 206 Calories a Day

Use this research-backed trick to lose a pound this month—without even trying<p>The equation for fat loss—burn more calories than you take in—is way easier said than done.<p>But one tiny, barely noticeable change to your day could help you consume 206 fewer calories, according to new research from the …

FDA Says Test of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Is Safe

It’s probably safe to test genetically modified mosquitoes in Key West, the Food and Drug Administration said Friday, but it’s asking for public opinion before formally approving such an experiment.<p>It’s likely to get an earful. The American public has strong opinions about genetically modified …

Public Health

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

United Parcel Service

The Slow-Carb Diet

Cut Calories with Low-GI Foods<p>You've eaten your weight in grapefruit, counted your share of fat grams, and sworn off bread, pasta, and every other …

Nutrition

Foods Personal Trainers Would Never Ever Eat

People often turn to personal trainers when they need a little help losing weight. Professionals create a workout program combined with a meal plan for every day. But do they practice what they preach?<p>Fitness instructors are trained and know what people should eat and drink when it comes to burning …

A Stanford psychologist says these 6 things are the keys to happiness and success

But that notion is completely wrong, according to psychologist Emma Seppala, science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University.<p>As Seppala explains in her new book "The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your …

Happiness

The Glycemic Index Explained

What the heck do those numbers mean anyway?<p>139<p>SHARES<p>The glycemic index (GI) is a scale that rates carbohydrate-carrying foods from 0 to 100 based on …

Body Image Project Reveals What The 'Ideal Men's Body' Looks Like Around The World

If you think it's just women who are subject to body image ideals you are very much mistaken.<p>Around the world men are also put under pressure to …

5 Treadmill Hacks That Can Help Shave More Pounds

Burn more calories on the hamster wheel every time.<p>If you're trying to lose weight but you run at the same speed and incline every time you hit the treadmill, you can run right into a rut—which is a) boring and b) lacking in calorie-torching power.<p>The good news: Jogging on the dreadmill <i>can</i> go from …

Fitness

The pee color spectrum: What it means

Did you know that looking into the toilet bowl is like looking into a crystal ball for your health? The color of your pee can change depending on how hydrated you are, what foods you've been eating, and even as a weird side effect to certain medications. Here's what your urine color says about your …

Wellness

Protein diets, intensive workouts or grapes? The weight loss methods scientists say really work

The figures are staggering. Not only is Britain the 'fat man' of Europe but it’s predicted half of men and a staggering 60 per cent of women will be obese by 2050.<p>Yet, each day delivers a new nugget of weight loss advice – whether it is eating grapes (the flavonoids in them can stave off middle …

Holistic Medicine

Anyone Who Says They Like to Sixty-Nine Is a Liar

Because there’s no such thing as a casual 69.<p>6.3K<p>SHARES<p>It’s near impossible not to giggle if someone mentions the number 69 (nice), but as far as …

10 Foods That Boost Your Libido (and 3 That Kill It)

iStockphoto<p>Black Raspberries<p>Both the berries and the seeds will transform your mind-set for getting in the mood, so pop in a handful a day to keep …

Nutrition

A new study just totally debunked the BMI scale as a measure of health

The BMI scale isn’t a product of the modern health industry; it dates back to 1830, when it was designed by Adlophe Quetelet, a sociologist and …

Health

This Is the Absolute Worst Weight-Loss Mistake You Can Make

You've got slimming down on the mind, and you already know that eating veggies is the number one thing you should be doing to lose weight. But if you're new to this healthy lifestyle, you'll also need to know what mistakes you absolutely should not make — they could end up causing you to <i>gain</i> weight!<p>…

Why Your Gums Bleed After You Brush Your Teeth

Spitting pink into the sink every time you brush? It could signal a serious dental problem<p>If you spit pink every time you brush your teeth, you probably have gum disease.<p>Mild gum disease—or gingivitis—is the chronic buildup of bacteria-laden plaque and tarter on your teeth that only a dentist can …

Fitness: The Best Foods to Eat to Detox .

Detoxification can help to remove harmful chemicals from your system, and this is an important step in ensuring your optimal health. While there are …

The Most Important Rules of Strength Training for Men Over 30.

The most important rules of strength training for men over thirty years its all about how to create a sporty and muscular figure after adolescence.<p>1- …