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How to Lose Fat Without Losing Muscle

Everything you need to know about how to train, what and when you should eat, and the importance of a better night's sleep.<p>When most people talk about trying to lose weight, what they are really trying to do is lose fat.<p>The problem is, that requires <i>not</i> losing muscle—which your body naturally does …

Exercise

Herpesvirus may lead to bipolar, depression

Scientists have discovered the human herpesvirus HHV-6 in the neurons of people who lived with bipolar or severe depression.<p>According to the National …

The Brain

Top 10 Inflammatory Foods To Avoid For A Healthy Body

Inflammation is not bad provided that your body is protecting itself against infection. But if it’s something that is taking place within you for no …

Wellness

What Weed Does to Your Brain

Here's what it looks like before, during, and after.<p>In recent years, with the legal status of marijuana shifting, the scientific community has sought …

The Brain

I Got Botox, Filler, and Vitamins Stamped Into My Face—and It Was Amazing

If getting your skin micro-pricked with finer-than-human-hair, 24-karat-gold needles sounds enticing to you, keep reading. If it doesn't, what if I …

Skin Care

The neuroscience of pessimism: Why some people always focus on the negative

Are you a glass half full or a glass half empty kind of person? Some people seem to inherently focus on the negative when faced with a …

Neuroscience

20 Minutes and Done: A Bodyweight Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Whether you're short on time or equipment, this bodyweight workout meets all of your needs. Fitness influencer and trainer Stefanie Williams posted a 20-minute sweat session on Instagram, featuring four moves that combine cardio and strength training and target the whole body. This set is great to …

Exercise

This 30-Day Plank Challenge Will Transform Your Body

A strong core is the foundation of a strong body. Think about it: A tree would fall if its trunk weren't solid and stable. Doing core work isn't just …

10 Game-Changing Products For People With Fine Hair

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Hair Care

Sculpt a 6-Pack With This Celebrity Trainer's Ab Challenge

If you've been meaning to show your core a little more TLC, celebrity trainer Jeanette Jenkins has got your back, and your abs. Instead of doing hundreds of crunches in hopes of revealing some muscle definition in your stomach, give her ab challenge a try.<p>All you need is a medium-size stability …

Workouts

The Parenting Mistakes You Might Be Making If Your Child Is Acting Spoiled

"We are in a trend toward raising a generation of self-centered, spoiled, entitled kids," says Fran Walfish, PsyD, author of <i>The Self-Aware Parent</i> and …

Parenting

5 Megaformer moves you can do anywhere (no machine necessary)

The Megaformer’s moment in the fitness spotlight shows no signs of fading—it certainly doesn’t hurt that Meghan Markle professed her love for the …

Workouts

8 Health Benefits of Fasting, Backed by Science

Despite its recent surge in popularity, fasting is a practice that dates back centuries and plays a central role in many cultures and …

Holistic Medicine

You've Probably Been Overlooking This Secret Oven Feature

Here’s a kitchen tip that’s guaranteed to blow your mind.<p><i>Food52</i> recently highlighted a bold technique offered by Carolynn Carreño in her book <i>Bowls of</i> …

Vegetables

Challenge Yourself With This Trainer's No-Equipment Ab Workout — It's a "Tough One"

Are you up for a challenge? Personal trainer and fitness influencer Kelsey Wells is here to fire up your abs like never before. She shared an advanced bodyweight ab workout on Instagram that's "not for beginners," according to her caption. The workout features five killer moves that require zero …

Exercise

Fool’s gold: what fish oil is doing to our health and the planet

The omega-3 industry is in a twist. Again. Last week, Cochrane, an organisation that compiles and evaluates medical research for the general public, released a meta-analysis – a study of studies – to determine whether or not omega-3 pills, one of the world’s most popular dietary supplements, …

Southern Ocean

Magnesium and Blood Clots

Magnesium is a mineral essential to many bodily functions, one of which is the regulation of blood clots. Blood clots are particles of blood that …

Diabetes

How to use your smartphone without leaving a trace

Cover up your digital footprints.<p>Every time you grab your phone to participate in a group chat, watch a YouTube video, or search the internet, you leave a digital trail of activity. This footprint can compromise your privacy the next time a friend borrows your device. It also puts your personal …

Apps

3 Foods You Probably Eat That Are Dangerous For Your Brain According To Science

Seven years ago, Max Lugavere was sitting at the dinner table when he asked his mother to pass the salt. The simple request should have take a fraction of a second, but it took his mother three or four. Those were the first signs that something was wrong. Within a few months, he and his brother …

Nutrition

5 Behaviours People Call Lazy That Are Actually Signs Of Intelligence, According to Science

The current British heatwave has made marg-sipping, park-lounging, responsibility-avoiding sloths of us all. But if you consider yourself a little on …

London School of Economics

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and the US Army training exams, sit-ups are developing a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce …

Workouts

A Neuroscientist Explains How Caffeine and Nicotine Are Linked to Anxiety

It might be time to find a new vice.<p>People often feel more anxious (or worse) after indulging in the things many associate with feeling better — like …

FYI These 3 Plank Moves Engage More Muscles Than Crunches

They’ll work more than just your core.<p>Planks may be challenging, but they’re also an exercise that can literally be done anywhere. Plank at the gym, …

5 Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's and Why It's Important to Start Now

Drop the Soduko and adopt these simple habits to stand a chance against Alzheimers and other brain diseases.<p>July 03, 2018<p>This past weekend my …

The Gut-Brain Connection: How it Works and The Role of Nutrition

The gut-brain axis is a term for the communication network that connects your gut and brain (1, 2, 3).<p>These two organs are connected both physically …

Warning: Do Not Mix These Supplements

Be cautious of these combos<p>Even the most common supplements can have surprising interactions with drugs and other supplements.<p>"Things that are …

Wellness

Why You Have to Poop in the Morning, According to Science

The early bird also gets a satisfying bowel movement.<p>Morning poops are the best poops — so says gastroenterologist Dr. Sarina Pasricha. And the art …

The best drip coffee maker

<i>By Cale Guthrie Weissman and Liz Clayton</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>Since 2014, we've spent 71 hours brewing in 19 …

Explore the internet faster with these keyboard shortcuts

For major web browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Safari.<p>You already rely on keyboard shortcuts to navigate your Windows or macOS computer and power through tasks more quickly. While you're at it, don't forget that your web browser comes with its own set of key combinations.<p>These shortcuts, …

99 Percent of Job Seekers Fail to Answer "Why Do You Want This Job" Correctly. Here's Why

An innocent response could cost you the job.<p>As a career coach, I work with people every day on interview preparation. Interviews are a form of public speaking. 99 percent of people fear public speaking more than death. Thus, it's no wonder interviews unnerve my clients. Not only do we go over all …

Employment