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One-Rule Diets That Work Every Time

4 Straightforward Strategies<p>Sorry I Almost Killed You That One Time<p>I really blew it when I first began offering diet advice a couple of decades ago. …

Diets

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Immune System

This is the one type of exercise that will help you build muscle fastest, according to YouTube fitness stars The Lean Machines

We've all seen those guys in the gym who hunch over an EZ bar and curl their biceps to destruction before studiously analysing themselves in the mirror.<p>And, while it can be tempting to isolate the muscle groups you're most self-conscious about, it's by working as many muscles at once that will see …

Muscle

Can you teach a jerk how to be a nice person?

For years, software engineer Linus Torvalds—creator of the Linux kernel, the basis of the Linux operating systems—has been as well known for his combative attitude as for his tech.<p>He lobbed vicious personal insults in public forums, at developers whose work he disdained. He once concluded a …

Raising Kids With Religion Or Spirituality May Protect Their Mental Health: Study

A new study from Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health finds that kids and teens who are raised with religious or spiritual practices tend to have better health and mental health as they age. But not to worry if you’re not a service-attender. The research, published last week in the <i>American</i> …

Mental Health

These Are the 35 Top Bodyweight Ab Exercises to Chisel Your Core

While it's true that decreasing belly fat comes down to your diet, once your waist is lean, you'll want to reveal a strong, chiseled core. You don't need equipment to make that happen! These are the best bodyweight moves to get you a six-pack. Choose five or more to create your own core-carving …

Workouts

10 Strength-Training Tips For Beginners That Will Make Your Workout More Effective

Getting comfortable with a steady running routine is definitely something to be proud of, but when you're on that cardio grind day-in and day-out, …

Exercise

The 50 Best Moves to Strengthen and Chisel Your Core (Plus a Bonus 10-Minute Workout Video!)

Before you read another word, bookmark this page! It's the ultimate guide to the best ab moves, including both bodyweight moves and exercises that use equipment like dumbbells, medicine balls, and even towels. Mix and match the moves you like to create your own ab workout, and be sure to use a …

Workouts

Walking Might Be The Best Exercise There Is

I spend a lot of time at Lake Merritt, down the road from my apartment in Oakland, California. An adjacent footpath circumnavigates the lake and is exactly 3.1 miles long. If I’m out there on a Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday, I inevitably bump into Ken. It’s impossible not to. Ken, an older …

New Balance

Strengthen Your Entire Body With This 8-Part Slam Ball Circuit from Pink’s Trainer

The slam ball, contrary to what its name might suggest, isn’t just for ball slams.<p>Essentially an extra-large version of the medicine ball made with …

Workouts

Tip: The Efficient Lifter vs. The Effective Lifter

You're either one or the other. Figure out which and you'll be more likely to reach your goals.<p>Distinguish Between Efficiency and …

Workouts

How Many Weightlifting Sets Is Enough?

How much weight do you need to lift to get stronger? A new study suggests it’s not as much as you think—but more is still better when it comes to …

Exercise

Here's How Rapidly You Start to Lose Muscle Once You Stop Lifting Weights

My first gym session after a trip to Barcelona, where the only exercise I did was walking (and eating paella), was a struggle. The barbell I used to pick up with ease suddenly felt way heavier. (I actually triple checked to make sure I hadn't accidentally grabbed the wrong barbell — nope.) You may …

Muscle

If you are reading this, you are already ahead

I recently spoke with one of my students about her challenge to find a new job. Like you, she reads these types of personal development articles.<p>And …

Study Skills

Check Your Squat Before You Drop It Like It's Hot — Here's How to Perfect Your Form

Whether you realize it or not, you've been performing squats all your life. Every time you sit down on the toilet or couch, or go to pick something up, you're squatting. Although it's a movement we do all the time, more often than not, we perform squats with incorrect form, which increases our risk …

Workouts

Forget Crunches — According to This Trainer, These Are the Most Effective Flat-Belly Exercises

Trying to lose belly fat can seem like an impossible feat. SWEAT trainer Kelsey Wells wants you to know you are not alone! When we spoke to her recently, she laid down the truth for us: "How our bodies store fat is mostly based on genetics. That said, it's impossible to spot-reduce body fat." So …

Body Fat

Forget the Dumbbells! These Intense Workouts Use Just a Wall

Feel like you can't work out because you don't have a gym or equipment? That's no excuse, because these intense, effective moves use a wall. Burn calories and and build strength in ways you never imagined. Yes, one of these videos even shows how to do burpees using a wall! Find a wall, and give …

Workouts

Negative memories of gym class may impact adults' lifestyle

(Reuters Health) - - Negative childhood experiences in physical education (PE) classes may have long-term effects on adult physical activity, a large study suggests.<p>Researchers conducted an online survey of more than 1,000 adults, ages 18 to 45, across 46 states about their best and worst memories …

Physical Education

Tip: The Best Healthy Eating/Fat Loss Tip

Adopting this simple practice will make you lose body fat, not to mention providing you with better nutrition than you've probably ever had …

Nutrition

6 things that kill morale

What makes you happy at work? Maybe you have a great boss who gives you the freedom to be creative, rewards you for going the extra mile, and helps …

The Workplace

Stress Was Destroying My Health — Here's How I Stopped It

Checking into the emergency room, alone in my pajamas with tears streaming down my face . . . that should have been my low point. My wake-up call. I'm in my late 20s, but I felt that childlike, paralytic helplessness that morning, like I needed my mom.<p>This wasn't the first health scare I'd …

Mental Health

Talk to Your Kids About Porn

Many teens will be exposed to it anyway—often unintentionally—and they need the guidance of their parents to process what they’ve seen.<p><i>This article was updated on August 29, 2018, at 6:53 pm</i><p>When I ask the students in my classes on pornography literacy and healthy relationships whether they’d tell …

Sexual Health

Why the Medicine Ball Slam Is a Great Cardio and Strength Exercise

Josephine Skriver and Jasmine Tookes, the models behind @JoJa on Instagram, are more like fitness spouses than fitness pals. They work out together …

Exercise

Fire Up Your Abs With This Trainer's Killer Core Workout

Most people love getting in a good ab workout, but rely on the same old moves: crunches, planks, and scissor kicks. But trainer Tanya Poppett decided to kick things up a notch with the core workout she posted on Instagram. Tanya showed off some variations on standard core exercises that will …

57 Funny Jokes for Kids (And Adults Who Like Dumb Jokes)

You can never have too many knee-slappers in your repertoire of bad puns.<p>Question: A pun, a riddle, and a knock-knock joke walk into a, umm, room …

Why running slow can eventually help you run faster

I am a slow runner. I want to run fast, and, in fact, there are times when I think, "Wow! I'm going so fast!" Then, I glance at my pace on my running app, and, no, I'm not going fast. The last time my husband filmed me as I crossed the finish at a race, I thought he was experimenting with the …

Five Fun and Easy Ice Cube Tray Recipes You Should Try Right Away

You probably use your ice cube trays only for freezing plain H2O, but these inexpensive trays are much more versatile and cool (pun intended) than you’d think.<p>You can use them for all sorts of things — from organizing your jewelry and office supplies to storing herbs and making bath fizzies and tea …

Recipes

This life skill is more vital to your happiness than any other

Here’s a harsh life truth that you’ll never hear in your formative years — there is a very high probability you will not discover what you truly want …

Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

You Can Learn Everything Online Except for the Things You Can't

I've seen several quotes that say something like this: "Everything I learned in college can now be found online for free."<p>Is that true or false? …