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These are the best exercises to do after sitting all day

We can’t help it that we have to sit down at work all day. And things have gotten even worse with the rise of computers and the internet. The truth …

7 Simple Rules for Getting Lean in 2017

Seven rules so you can follow through on that resolution.<p>For 2017, over half of Americans will make New Year's resolutions to do things like lose weight, get fit, and eat healthier. But how many actually make it past January 17? The brutal truth is only eight percent will achieve their goals, which …

Fitness

The 8 Quickest Ways to Get Sick Abs

Getting a flat stomach is hard work enough; getting full-on definition is downright laborious. But it just got easier: These simple workout and diet tweaks will help you get the definition you want, faster.

The largest wind farm in US history just got the green light

Called Wind XI, the $3.6 billion project will include 1,000 turbines and is expected to be completed in 2019. Once it's up and running, the wind farm will have the capacity to generate up to 2,000 megawatts of electricity — enough to power roughly 800,000 homes in the state.<p>On August 29, the Iowa …

Renewable Energy

What You Should Know About Muscle Building And Weight Training Diet

Crank up some music. Research has shown that listening to music you love while you are lifting can help you do more reps than not listening to any …

Want to Lose Weight and Get in Better Shape? Science Says Do 1 Thing First

Fitness trackers are fun, but all that data could go to waste if you don't get the inside scoop on how you're built and what is best for you.<p>Americans spend a ton of money on diet and exercise--health clubs alone take in over $75 billion a year in revenue--in spite of the fact that most of us have …

Here's the salary you have to earn to buy a home in 19 major US cities

In the market for a home? Mortgage site HSH.com has updated its estimate of how much annual income a household would need to buy a home in major metropolitan areas in the US, according to first-quarter 2016 data.<p>The site highlights a few differences from last quarter:<p>• The Denver metro area has …

Obama eats exactly 7 almonds every night — here are some of his other nighttime habits

The Times reveals how the president spends his late-night time in the Treaty Room, his private office in the White House residence.<p>After he eats dinner with his wife and daughters on the evenings he's in Washington, he retreats to this office for four or five hours to gather his thoughts, catch up …

Michelle Obama

What makes the plank the ultimate exercise?

Consider the plank. Not the pirate variety, not the kind into which you hammer nails, not the kind on which salmon rests while being grilled. …

1.3 Million People Wanna Know: How Do These Girls Work Out?

Let the Tone It Up Girls show you the way...<p>Tone It Up founders Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott know exactly what they're wearing for July Fourth: "stars and stripes and abs and booty." When you're in the trainers-slash-BFFs' world, as their 1.3 million loyal followers are, a beach workout is just as …

A Section of Route 66 Will Become America's First Public Solar Road

A section of America’s most famous highway is going green, <i>The Christian Science Monitor</i> reports. The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) …

Roads

Figures Show No Mass Shootings In Australia Since Gun Control Laws Were Introduced 20 Years Ago

With the blue touchpaper regarding gun control well and truly lit in the US, scientists are now turning their attention to other countries that have …

Guns

How to Get Ripped Body in 30 Days - Fastest Methods to Gain Muscle Mass

If you want to get ripped body and muscles in 30 days and you are tired of the same old and repeated exercises then I will show you some good …

7 YouTube Workouts That Will Make Resistance Bands Your Fitness BFF

In the era of streaming and on-demand everything, there are tons of YouTube workout videos to choose from, ranging from super easy to hardcore HIIT. Since they’re free, these videos are an awesome resource for trying out new exercises and switching up your workout routine. You may have seen …

15 ways to improve your workout motivation

Whether starting a new program or suffering a slump thanks to a weight loss or muscle-building plateau or plain old boredom, finding your workout …

Weight Loss

The Non-Runner's Guide To Running: 5 Tips For Getting Started

Congratulations on your decision to become a runner! There is no cheaper, no purer, and no more accessible form of exercise than this. Plus, it's free. So let's get you started.<p>Despite seeming very simple, running can incorporate an amazing amount of variables - shoe firmness; heel strike patterns; …

Closest Thing to a Wonder Drug? Try Exercise

After I wrote last year that diet, not exercise, was the key to weight loss, I was troubled by how some readers took this to mean that exercise therefore had no value.<p>Nothing could be further from the truth. Of all the things we as physicians can recommend for health, few provide as much benefit as …

Multiple Sclerosis

Exercising Too Long Can Hurt Your Immune System

Scientists using a new research method have found that short, high-intensity workouts are better for the immune system than longer endurance exercise regimens. Their study was published last month in <i>Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise</i>.<p>Neil Walsh, professor of sport, health, and exercise …

Immune System

Lose Weight and Build Muscles -Supplements For Burning Fat & Gaining Lean Muscle

There is a belief that if you build lean muscle, you burn fat faster. This is true. Proper diet and workout go hand-in-hand if you want to lose …

A famous yoga teacher reveals some simple moves to help you sleep better

In fact, more than 25% of the US population doesn't get enough sleep, while 10% suffer from chronic insomnia, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>Insufficient sleep puts us at risk of heart disease, obesity, depression and other chronic diseases and conditions.<p>But as it …

10 Cities Where You Can Live Well for Less Than $45,000 a Year | Inc.com

Can you afford to start a new company? The answer may depend on where you're located. In San Francisco, arguably the hottest startup town in the U.S.--but far and away the costliest--it takes income of just under $120,000 a year for a single person to live a reasonably comfortable life, according …

El Paso

SolarCity's CEO told us solar energy will reach a tipping point in just 5 years — here's why

Solar has a ton of potential as an alternative energy resource, and yet we barely use it.<p>If panels are 20% efficient at turning solar energy into power (as has been the case in lab tests), then we could feasibly cover a land area about the size of Spain and power the entire Earth renewably in 2030. …

Solar Power

Orlando gunman had been seen on gay dating apps, at Pulse nightclub before shooting

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — Kevin West said he was in the parking lot at the Pulse nightclub at 1 a.m. Sunday when he recognized Omar Mateen walking in.<p>The men had met more than a year ago when Mateen reached out to West on Jack’d, a dating app for men. They then lost touch until three months ago, when …

Terrorism

Here's the science that could explain if Donald Trump is a con artist

There are ways to find out. In February, Business Insider's video team asked psychology and science writer Maria Konnikova, author of a book about con artists, "The Confidence Game: Why We Fall For It...Every Time," what the science says about whether or not Trump really is a con artist.<p>Both con …

How To Be a Basically Healthy Person

Even if we have the best of intentions, the goals we set to get healthy (after this last slice of pizza, of course) sometimes fall by the wayside. It …

Malaysia's Islamic airline Rayani Air barred from flying

<b>Malaysia's first Islamic-compliant airline, Rayani Air, has been barred from flying for breaching regulations.</b><p>The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) said it was revoking the airline's certification because of concerns over its safety audit and administration.<p>Rayani Air launched last December …

Aviation

Trump pushes expanded ban on Muslims entering the U.S.

Donald Trump called Monday for outlawing immigrants from areas of the world with a history of terrorism as part of his proposed temporary ban on all Muslims entering the United States — a radical rewriting of U.S. counterterrorism policy that he argued was essential to protect the peace and …

Donald Trump

Cheapest power in 2030: solar PV

Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) projects that in most countries, solar PV will be the cheapest form of new electricity generating capacity by …

Solar Is Going to Get Ridiculously Cheap

Solar will become the cheapest source to produce power in many countries over the next 15 years, according to a new report from Bloomberg New Energy …

Top 10 Rules You Must Follow To Lose 10 Pounds

Experts say the key to losing weight—and actually keeping off the weight—isn’t a crash diet or starving yourself. Rather, it’s making long-term …

Nutrition