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Stretching Plays a Surprisingly Important Role in Weight Loss And Exercise. Here's How

It's not just a cool down.<p>There seems to be a lot of confusion regarding the value – or lack thereof – of muscle stretching to accelerate recovery …

Exercise

9 Ways to Naturally Increase Testosterone Levels

1. <b>Lose Weight</b><p>If you're overweight, shedding the excess pounds may increase your testosterone levels, according to research presented at the Endocrine …

12 everyday stretches to stay flexible and fit at any age

To boil it down, we turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York University and the author of "Age Defying Fitness." She took us through the best basic stretches that work for practically everyone.<p>Use these illustrations as your guide and try some of the stretches that'll …

Pain

Free Guide: Strength & Cardio for Karate Practitioners

<b>“Lifting weights makes your Karate bad.”</b><p><i>Wrong.</i><p>Physical training is essential for Karate.<p><b>A weak body cannot sustain high-level Karate practice for</b> …

Exercise

Find out more about your heritage with the discounted AncestryDNA Genetic Testing Kit

AncestryDNA's genetic testing kit is a fantastic way to learn more your family and where you come from, and it's currently on sale with a $40 …

Alex Smith

How to Use the HSL Sliders on Your Photos in Lightroom

One of the quickest and most powerful ways to achieve a signature look in Lightroom is by taking advantage of the HSL sliders. This excellent …

Tutorials

Fighting Footwork: Floor Diagram for Various Martial Arts

How to change careers with no experience in your new field

Every person deserves career happiness, so when one’s current situation no longer satisfies, a switch may be in order. The prospect of changing …

Employment

Affordable American Summer Vacations

It's not too late to book a great summer vacation! From the beaches of New England to the mountains of Wyoming, from the Great Lakes to the …

How to See a Rocket Launch in Cape Canaveral, FL

The countdown is on to your next Florida adventure - witnessing the awesome power of a space launch in person!

How to Increase the Resolution of an Image

Photographers love chasing after image quality, including maximum sharpness, detail, and resolution. Most likely, you’ve wondered at some point how …

Tutorials

Need Career Coaching? These 3 YouTube Channels Want to Help

Here's why free videos on YouTube could be just what you need to remove roadblocks and find greater professional happiness.<p>YouTube is about to take over Facebook for the most users. To give you an idea:<p><b>YouTube is now pulling in over 1.8 billion users every month -- and that's just the people who</b> …

Social Media

8 Habits To Help You Learn Techniques Faster - Evolve Daily

In life, as well as in martial arts, finding the fast track to success is always a bonus. In martial arts, especially, getting comfortable with …

13 Benefits of Taekwondo That Will Make You Want Your Black Belt ASAP

If you are into martial arts or would like to get into some kind of fighting sport, you should definitely check out Taekwondo. It is a very old Asian …

Martial Arts

10 Plyometric Leg Exercises You Need For More Power

Katie Dunlop<p>Time to Explode<p>You already know bodyweight leg exercises are legit. They work whether you're at the gym, in a park, or hanging out in …

Workouts

Revealed: The 5 brain-boosting reasons to take up martial arts!

We are all aware that exercise generally has many benefits, such as improving physical fitness and strength.<p>But what do we know about the effects of …

Martial Arts

A Knockout 10-Minute HIIT Workout That You Can Do Anywhere

Boxing is one of the best workouts you can do if you're looking to build lean muscle and increase your endurance. Rumble Boxing is one of the most loved boutique studios in New York City and Los Angeles, with plans to expand in Washington DC and San Francisco. To prevent anymore FOMO, we asked …

5 Career Decisions You'll Probably Come to Regret

In the course of our careers, we're apt to make certain decisions that ultimately don't work out, like taking the wrong job or pushing for a …

FaceTime

6 Workout Tips That Will Build You Stronger, Faster Legs

You have to do more than log miles if you want to see some serious results.<p>Having strong legs is essential for making you a faster and more efficient runner. That’s why you should regularly incorporate lower-body exercises into your routine in addition to logging your weekly miles.<p>Not sure where to …

Workouts

6 Reasons Why You Should Be a Macro Photographer

Maybe you’re a beginner, just got your first camera, and you’re trying to learn to navigate the world of photography. Or you’ve been photographing …

Macro Photography

Can you really get fit on an electric bike?

It's that time of year when, spurred on by watching the world's top cyclists conquer French mountains, we all fancy heading out on a leisurely cycle. But here's a question that will leave Mamils (middle-aged men in Lycra) choking on their energy gels: can you get fit on a bike with a battery? As …

Electric Vehicles

Here Are 10 Lightroom Tips You Really Should Know, According to Peter McKinnon

Lightroom tutorials are a well you can return to again and again because there’s so much to learn about this complex and crucial imaging program. …

5 Exercise Injuries You’re Most Likely to Get Over 40

These issues are common and painful, but they aren’t unavoidable. Learn how to protect yourself.<p>Whether you’ve been a regular at the gym for years or you’re just starting to up the workout ante now, exercising after 40 can help you fight off age-related weight gain and reduce your risk of chronic …

Everything You Need to Know About Hamstring Strains

And find out what you can do to prevent one altogether.<p>The hamstrings are three muscles that originate at the ischial tuberosity (also known as your sit bones or the part of the pelvis you feel when you sit down) and run along the back of the leg until they connect with bone just below the knee. …

10 Tips to Relieve Hamstring Tightness

An exercise physiologist explains everything you need to know.<p>When you've got an achy hamstring, it's natural to think you should stretch it out. But when a muscle is tight because it’s over-lengthened, stretching will not resolve the problem because it’s already over-stretched and, in fact, …

Pain

How to Stay Fit After 40

How do athletes perform at a top level beyond age 40? This 41-year-old reveals strategies that even regular guys can use.<p>I’m not an elite athlete. I’m just a guy on the precipice of middle age who enjoys running, biking, soccer, and tennis. If I can push myself to my physical limit a couple of …

5 Causes of Toes Cramps—and How to Finally Make Them Stop

Next time your toes are cramping and curling, try these DIY remedies.<p>You know that strange thing when your toes start twitching and involuntarily twisting around one another? Or when you wake up in the middle of the night with your foot flexed, immovable, and shooting with pain? What <i>is</i> it with …

How to make a successful career change after 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>If you want to change careers in your 50s or 60s, it’ll be useful to know what Dawn …

Employment

2 Career Derailing Behaviors That Might Surprise You

It isn't always the obvious behavioral challenges that can derail any good leadership career. Here are two less obvious things to watch out for.<p>There are a lot of reasons why careers of otherwise functional or technically competent leaders derail. Most of us know many of the obvious ones: …

ICFT Taekwondo Pattern - Four Direction Block