Stephen W. Bannister

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You Have 20 Years in Middle Age to Reduce Heart Risks

Middle-aged people have a 20-year window to improve their heart health and stave off some of the impacts of a sedentary lifestyle.<p>It takes about two …

The science is in: exercise won’t help you lose much weight

We’ve been conditioned to think of exercise as a key ingredient — perhaps the most important ingredient — of any weight loss effort.<p>You know the drill: Join the gym on January 1 if you want to reach your New Year’s weight loss goal.<p>But in truth, the evidence has been accumulating for years that …

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – How to Use Book Creator’s New Web App

Book Creator is a fantastic and popular iPad app for creating multimedia books. This month the Book Creator team brought their iPad app to the web. …

Education Technology

Competencies vs. Skills

The 21st Century skills discussion and debate has waged on even prior to the onset of this century. The ensuing conversations have provided an …

Left-Brained Versus Right-Brained: Which is Best for Learning? | Tomorrow's Professor Postings

Folks:<p>The posting below looks at left-brain, right-brain implications for teaching and learning. It is by Sharyn Hardy Gallagher, University of …

They say runners need flexibility, but you may be surprised at the latest thinking

For years, runners have believed that their sport makes them too tight and that they should turn to yoga to lengthen their muscles, become more flexible and thereby develop into better runners. It turns out, though, that the opposite may be true: Coaches and physical therapists now say that bending …

Marathons

How to Write a One-Page Business Plan

It's not as hard as you think.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is no easy feat, and at the backbone of every business is a solid business plan. Before those words scare you, you'll be happy to know there's a simple way to do this.<p>In this video, …

New At Photography? Check Out This Helpful Visualization

DSLR cameras are fantastic for taking stunning photographs, but if you don’t understand how to use them, it’s an expensive purchase. There are so …

Why You Don’t Have to Exercise Every Day

Exercise is one of the best ways to avoid chronic diseases like diabetes and cancer, as well as an early death. But it can be tough to squeeze into a …

Why Are My Muscles Not Growing? The Training Effect

Have you ever wondered why your muscles are not growing effectively?<p>I have been working in the fitness industry for 12 years as a personal trainer …

Gardening 101: Raspberry

Raspberry, <i>Rubus strigosus:</i> “The Welcome Rambler”<p>Raspberries should be re-classified as one of the seven wonders of the world. Native species of the …

Gardening

Every Successful Relationship is Successful for the Same Exact Reasons

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of …

Harvard Has a Free Online 12-Module Digital Photo Course

Want to learn photography from Harvard? (Yes, that <i>Harvard</i>.) It turns out you can easily do so, even without being a student. The oldest institution …

14 Free Business Tools to Make Your Startup more Successful in 2017

Being an entrepreneur, it is imperative that you must be equipped with an in-depth knowledge of the major variables, in the both internal and external environments, that will help you enhance your business's growth. In order to drive revenue and gain competitive edge over your rivals, you need to …

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7 Surprising Benefits of Exercise

You probably have a vague sense that exercise is good for you—and you’ve probably heard that it’s “healthy for the heart.” But if you’re like most …

Alzheimer's Disease

Which Is Better: Running Faster or Longer?

We're setting the record straight when it comes to distance versus sprints<p>If you consider yourself a serious runner, you may feel settled into one of …

Do These Three Exercises in Four Minutes to Improve Your Hunched Posture

Sitting in front of a screen all day can wreak havoc on the spine. Our posture changes, and that can cause some serious long-term damage. Dr. Eric …

Running For Weight Loss: Workout Modules And Extra Tips

Want to maximize fat burning while running for weight loss? This essential guide will help you achieve your weight loss goals!

Weight Loss

Harley Pasternak's 3 Tips to be beach-body ready in just 6 weeks

You’ve left it until now to get in shape for summer. With beach season at your doorstep, is it too late? According to NB fitness ambassador and …

Fitness

Life Reimagined

Neuroscientists create ‘atlas’ showing how words are organised in the brain

Using brain imaging, scientists have built a map displaying how words and their meanings are represented across different regions of the brain<p>Scientists have created an “atlas of the brain” that reveals how the meanings of words are arranged across different regions of the organ.<p>Like a colourful …

The Brain

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day For a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could cram in more lifting?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip doing a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p>I …

10 Habits of Super-Satisfied Couples | Women's Health

RELATED: 12 Daily Habits of Super-Happy Couples<p>1. They Sleep an Inch or Less Apart <br>Turns out there are some scientific benefits to spooning (and not splurging on that California queen): Researchers from University of Hertfordshire found that 94 percent of couples who touched or nearly touched while …

How Sleeping Position Affects Your Health: A Complete Guide

Did you know that you can sleep your way to better health? It’s true. The way you sleep at night has a direct impact on the way you feel the …

Sleep

Did you know stretching before exercise is controversial? Here's the right way to do it

By Roy M. Wallack<p>Some experts say stretching before exercise helps performance and lessens injuries. But, believe it or not, others say stretching does the opposite.<p>Who's right?<p>Proponents point to people who can't afford to be wrong: Athletes.<p>The Clippers stretch before every game. And<p>Meb …

Exercise

This Is Why You Should Sleep on Your Left Side (Backed by Science)

We all know that duration of sleep is critical for mental and physical wellbeing, but it turns out that sleep position may be another important …

4 ways your workout should change after 40

There’s no getting around biology: with the passage of time, we all become a little stiffer, squishier, wobblier. But that said, the 40-something you can be as strong as <i>ever</i>. This is the message behind <i>Fitness After 40</i> ($19; amazon.com), a practical guide by orthopedic surgeon and mobility …

Should You Run Before You Lift? - Women's Running

<i>*Courtesy of POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>If you ask 100 people if you should do cardio before or after strength training, chances are that you’ll get an even …

Exercise