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Do You *Really* Need to Wash Fruit Before You Eat It?

It's literally just running it under tap water for two seconds. What does that do?!?!<p>Between your mom and the Food and Drug Administration, at least a few people have probably told you to always wash your fruits and vegetables so you don't ingest filthy germs when you eat them.<p>But I have to admit, …

E.coli

4 Common Reasons Why Your Hamstrings Are Tight – and What You Can Do About It

This often-challenging muscle group doesn't have to be the bane of your existence after that long hike or run.<p>Oh, the hamstrings – those pesky …

Biomechanics

The Best Back Exercises: The Only Workout You Need for That Perfect V-Shape Torso

The muscles you can't see in the mirror matter just as much as the ones in front. Here are the exercises to keep you looking good from all angles.<p>Sometimes you forget things: Where the remote is. Where you left your keys. Grandma’s birthday. (Put that one in your calendar already). At the gym, it’s …

Workouts

Tip: The SEAL Push-Up Challenge

This is easy... you'll think. Then you'll try it.<p>Since doing push-ups to infinity can get monotonous, it's always nice to add a bit of variety. This …

Workouts

The 7 Best Chest Exercises – As Recommended by James Haskell

Chest exercises turned England rugby international James Haskell from a man into a mountain. You might not have to withstand punishing hits but …

Workouts

The 15-minute, Fat-burning Workout for Busy Guys

A middle-aged guy takes his shirt off and looks in the mirror. What does he see?<p>That’s not the beginning of a joke, although what he sees might be …

Why You Should Be Using a Foam Roller — and Which One to Buy

Right up there with kettlebells and battle ropes, foam rollers are ubiquitous at gyms but nevertheless require a bit of explanation if you want to …

Pope Francis tells gay man: 'God made you like that and loves you like that'

<b>Rome (CNN) —</b> A victim of clerical sexual abuse has said that Pope Francis told him that God made him gay and that his sexuality "does not matter."<p>Juan Carlos Cruz, a survivor of sexual abuse, spent three days with Pope Francis at the Vatican in April, in which he discussed his sexuality and the …

Christianity

Three Major Muscles to Always Keep Loose

Whether you’re training for a marathon, triathlon, or bodybuilding event, you want your body to function at its very best. In order to get there we …

WATCH: Why Drinking This Type of Wine Before Bed Could Help You Lose Weight

Crack open the cabernet, and pull out the merlot – because red wine before bed may help you lose weight. You read that correctly.<p>Back in 2015, …

The One Workout You Shouldn't Do First Thing in the Morning

Plus, are you holding your planks for longer than necessary?<p><i>This article originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>The plank is widely considered to …

Workouts

Holding plank for a long time is pointless, fitness professor claims

Holding plank for ever-increasing periods of time has become a staple of many gym classes. Fitness experts claim that staying at the top of a push-up builds core, strengthens back muscles, tones the arms and teaches endurance.<p>But one sports scientist suggests that holding the position for any …

Exercise

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

Newly discovered polymer could make shattered screens a thing of the past

A team of Japanese researchers say they’ve discovered the holy grail of mobile computing: a new type of glass that can heal itself from cracks.<p>Published in the journal <i>Science</i>, a team of researchers from the University of Tokyo believe they’ve found a hard glass-like polymer called …

Tip: Corrective Complex, Quads and Hip Flexors

Sequence these drills in this order before your next leg day and you'll have a better workout.<p>When it comes to corrective drills, sequencing is …

‘Man flu’ is real, scientists finally prove

Many of us, even now, will be scrolling through our phones – or sitting at our desks at work – with red noses, sore throats and puffy eyes. It’s flu …

How to Do Lunges the Right Way, According to Personal Trainers

What you're doing wrong—and how to fix it.<p>As you go about your business in the weight room, have you ever glanced over at a personal trainer during one of their client sessions and idly asked yourself something like, <i>Dang, I wonder if they ever happen to notice what I'm doing over here</i>? Good news! …

Essential Back Exercises | Valet.

Lat Pull-Down<p>For: Middle back (outer and upper latissimus dorsi)<p>Bodybuilders swear by it (and it's easier to start with than pull ups).<p>Dumbbell …

Master Excel like the boss you are for less than $30

Microsoft's beloved WordArt feature of the 1990s helped your childhood self give homework assignments the ol' razzle-dazzle — all under the watchful …

Build Muscle With the Pushup Challenge

The pushup is a classic move and one of the best things you can do to hit your chest, shoulders, arms, and core in one swoop.<p>If you get your pushup …

The Best Interview Questions We've Ever Published

Hiring is by far the biggest concern we hear from founders. Finding the right people to work at your company is high-stakes. Poor performers can take …

Shure Goes Bluetooth With Affordable Wireless Earphones Serving Up A Rock Solid Soundstage

Shure is a familiar name that’s been around for quite a long time on the audio business. Founded in Chicago by Sidney N Shure, in 1925. The company started out by selling radio spares in the burgeoning North American wireless market and there was a time when virtually every microphone on every …

The Push-Pull Workout for a Well-Balanced Upper Body

The “show me” muscles of your anterior chain — biceps, pecs, and six pack abs — may get all the attention, but if you’re ignoring the back half of …

The Best Gear For Travel

Traveling well can be one of life’s great pleasures, whether you’re alone or with friends and family. But what does it mean to travel well? Avoid hassle, pack a single bag, and bring only the necessities. “Traveling well is a fine balance between finding inspiration in the unknown while being …

Data Visualization: The Best Infographic Tools Available Today

Infographics have become an increasingly popular data visualization tool which enable users to quickly give an overview of pretty much any topic. They rely on using images to accompany bite-sized pieces of information, in keeping with the theory that our brains are better at storing and recalling …

10 Deadlifts You Can Do With Just a Pair Dumbbells

Give them a try to build stronger glutes and hamstrings<p>Although deadlifts are performed a lot with barbells, they can also be done with dumbbells. Doing them with dumbbells targets slightly different muscles, and really helps with your grip strength as well.<p>One of the main muscles dumbbell …

You Need to Do This Stretch Before Your Next Upper-Body Workout

Mobilize your back, chest, and shoulders with the open-book stretch<p>More than 80 percent of Americans will have an episode of back pain, according to a study at the UNC Institute on Aging. And this doesn't even include the millions of people who also experience chronic shoulder pain.<p>One of the …

If You Have Back Pain, This Is The Squat For You

Don't worry, your muscles will still see all the benefits.<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Split squat</b>: This move puts all the focus on your upper legs and booty without the strain …

The Startling History Behind Merck's New Cancer Blockbuster

No area is hotter or attracting more dollars in pharma than immuno-oncology–the idea of harnessing the immune system to fight cancer. My fellow Forbes contributor Bruce Booth has recently characterized the intensifying interest in this space as the “exploding supernova” of cancer research.<p>Few …

​13 Planks That Will Sculpt Your Core

Forget what you know about the basics and give these a try<p>The basic plank is one of the finest ways to work your entire middle, forcing you to brace your abs, obliques, and lower back.<p>But planks can get boring unless you mix things up. It's a position that you hold for a minute, and once you get …