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The bodyweight routine to improve mobility and athleticism

wundervisuals / Getty<p>wundervisuals / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 7<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>This summer, leave the battles for gym real estate to the meatheads. Some …

Exercise

Laser as bright as a billion Suns alters fundamental physics of light and matter

Physicists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have created the brightest light ever produced on Earth, and it could be the first step towards …

Quantum Mechanics

H2-Oh! Scientists Show Water Can Exist as Two Different Liquids

Forget what you think you know about H2O.<p>Water is one of the most fundamental molecules on Earth, and yet scientists are only just beginning to wrap …

Atoms

What Kurt Vonnegut Taught Us about the Science of Happiness.

Kurt Vonnegut, one of the best writers of any lifetime, once wrote a sentence that—if you recite it—can literally expand your capacity for …

How To Balance Muscle Strength In Your Legs

When you run, two of the most important muscles powering you forward are the big ones found in your legs. This probably doesn’t come as a shock—but …

Exercise

4 things that happen to your brain and body when you exercise

We all know it's important to exercise.<p>The CDC recommends adults get two and a half hours of moderately intense activity — like briskly walking or …

7-Day Mediterranean Meal Plan: 1,200 Calories

The Mediterranean diet has long been recognized as one of the healthiest and most delicious ways to eat. Eating a Mediterranean diet can help your …

How Meditation Will Transform The Way You Manage Your Time

Have you ever wondered what actually “time” is? We live in a society organized according to a linear vision of time, with a huge imprinted obsession …

Meditation

The 10 best bodyweight exercises for legs

Caitlin CarlsonIf you're looking for a workout that builds muscle and torches fat at the same time, look no further than a well-programmed legs …

Exercise

10 weirdest job interview questions

Job interviews are nerve-racking enough.<p>The sweaty handshake, the stuffy attire, the self-promotion and salary talk.<p>And then comes a curve-ball question: "Would you rather fight one horse-sized duck, or 100 duck-sized horses?"<p>Hmmm.<p>That's just a taste of the top oddball questions employers fired at …

Employment

The 16 Best Stretches For Men | Men's Health

The 16 Most Important Stretches a Man Can Do<p>These are the “Sweet 16 of Stretches.” The best of the best. Try them during your next workout<p>There’s no way around it: Mobility training is a must if you want to perform at your peak and stay injury-free for the long haul.<p>But if you’re like most men, …

Improve Your Deadlift and Squat With Shin Box Switches | Men's Health

And, besides all that, it just feels really good.<p>Perform 10 to 20 reps before your next lower-body workout, or just do 2 to 5 minutes of the move while you watch TV at night.

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Why Supplements Aren’t the Same as Foods

Study shows that beet juice is more than the sum of its nutrients.<p>I’ve written lots about the potential endurance-boosting effects of beet juice over the last few years (for a practical guide, see here). The secret to its powers, according to the research, is its high levels of nitrate.<p>So why not …

Nutrition

How Veteran Runners Can Race Well on Lower Mileage

Expert advice on which workouts give you the biggest return on investment.<p>When Mike Baard decided to sign up for the 2015 Long Island Half Marathon, he knew he was going to have to approach his race preparation differently than in the past. <br>Baard, who lives in Merrick, New York, started racing in …

Marathons

Lower Back Pain Eased by Simple Yoga Poses

Remember the days when we were able to sleep on a rock or a fluffy marshmallow mattress and wake up fresh and ready to play for the rest of the day? Childhood knew nothing about waking up with a strained lower back, because I forgot to put a pillow between my legs and stacked my legs wrong, further …

Yoga

A Satellite Mishap Is Letting Physicists Test Einstein's Theory of Relativity

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, right? That, at least, is the motto the European Space Agency seems to have embraced with respect to two …

Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit

In 1908, Indian revolutionary Taraknath Das wrote to Leo Tolstoy, by then one of the most famous public figures in the world, asking for the author’s support in India’s independence from British colonial rule. On December 14, Tolstoy, who had spent the last twenty years seeking the answers to …

There's a Hidden Connection Between Pi and Quantum Mechanics

Physicists have uncovered a hidden connection between a famous 350-year-old mathematical formula for <i>pi,</i> everyone’s favorite irrational number, and …

Quantum Mechanics

2.5 million men 'have no close friends'

Stark new research shows chances of friendlessness trebles by late middle age<p>It is among the most basic of human needs but stark new research suggests that more than two and a half million British men have no friends they would turn to for help or advice in a crisis.<p>A study of relationships in the …

A famous British philosopher says this nightly exercise is better than a sleeping pill

The Swiss-British philosopher Alain de Botton has made a career of bringing high-minded philosophical concepts to the masses with best-selling books like 1997's "How Proust Can Change Your Life" and 2006's "The Architecture of Happiness."<p>In his quest to help others find what makes them feel …

Self-improvement

5 cognitive biases that are killing your decisions

<i>This post originally appeared on Crew blog.</i><p>It’s hard to accept that what holds us back from reaching our potential is all in our head.<p>While it may be a bit of a cliche, we really are our own worst enemies.<p>Maintaining a growth mindset isn’t a matter of walking up a staircase one small step at a …

Research shows you need these 5 things to be happy at work

With unemployment at the lowest it has been since 2008, you might be thinking about changing jobs. But what exactly would make you happier at work? …

Happiness

The 12 most compelling scientific findings that suggest aliens are real

Over billions of years, these ingredients condense to form gas clouds, new stars, and planets, which means that the ingredients, and therefore the potential, for life beyond Earth are scattered across the universe.<p>What's more, a number of recent discoveries also strongly suggest that alien life …

Astronomy

Running On Air: Breathing Technique

A revolutionary way to breathe can help you run better and sidestep injury.<p>In my early days as a runner, I, like most, didn't give any thought to my breathing. I took up the sport in high school—back in the '70s—and as a senior on the cross-country team, I won the individual league championship, a …

Yoga

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do anything, do this first …

Entrepreneurship

Genius Core Exercises | Men's Health

Take the plank: Most people are familiar with it. And they probably know a few variations, like the side plank or the single-leg plank.<p>But in this video, Gideon Akande, a strength coach and two-time Gold Gloves champion from Chicago, shows you 22 variations of the exercise—from beginner to brutal. …

Stephen Hawking has found a way to escape black holes

Professor Stephen Hawking has proposed a new solution for how information might be able to escape a black hole.<p>The problem has confounded physicists …

Stephen Hawking

10 Things Happy People Do Before Lying In Bed Every Night

en_US<p>article<p>This post will tell you about some before-bed rituals happy people observe to remain …