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8 Annoying Ways Your Body Changes After 40

1 Brain fog becomes an all-the-time thing<p>Getty Images<p>If you’ve been particularly forgetful lately or always seem to be looking for something you misplaced, don’t freak out and assume it’s early onset dementia. Becoming forgetful as menopause approaches is a real thing, one small study confirms. …

Women's Health

Watch the Cars Perform "Just What I Needed" at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

20<p>SHARES<p>The Cars—a genre-bending quintet that sold millions of albums during their heyday, the late Seventies through the Eighties—were among the …

Hall of Fame

Video Lesson: Blues Five Ways

Bill EvansApril 14, 2018<p><b>From the June 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY MARY FLOWER</b><p>What’s so great about the key of A major? For blues guitarists, …

Electric Guitar

Five Steps to Walking Basslines on Guitar

Five easy steps you can take to create a cool-sounding and fun-to-play bassline over a ii-V-I chord progression.<p>3<p>SHARES<p>When learning how to play jazz …

Electric Guitar

Lesson 1: Fingerpicking Tricks Mini-Lesson Series

Welcome to the <i>Fingerpicking Tricks Mini-Lesson Series</i>.<p>My name is Brett McQueen (that's me above), and in this 3-lesson video lesson series, I teach …

Guitar

Texas Swing Guitar Lesson from "The 50 Greatest Guitar Books."

Guitar Lessons

How to ghost your internet provider with a secret IP address

Two new projects just launched that could hinder internet-service providers’ ability to eavesdrop on their customers, helping internet users protect …

Information Security

Beginning Exerciser? Start With This Basic Total Body Strength Workout

The basic total body workout targets all the muscles in the body, including the hips, glutes, thighs, chest, back, shoulders, arms and abs. This …

Workouts

Lindsey Buckingham Teaches Fleetwood Mac's "Landslide"—Video

651<p>SHARES<p>Many a year ago, we sat down with legendary Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham for an interview. During the interview, we asked him …

Guitar

​4 Effective Core Exercises For Pilates Beginners

Pilates will make you feel the burn, even if you're in great shape. That's because many other forms of exercise do not engage the deep core muscles in the same way that Pilates does. A good class should show you how to properly perform each movement for your body: Modifications and variations are …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Pain

Take your ab workout anywhere with this 2-minute Pilates move

Keeping up your exercise routine while traveling is hard enough, but when your go-to sweat sesh is Pilates, that can complicate things further. A …

Workouts

How to Be More Flexible

These simple moves will help you breathe deep, stand tall, and loosen up all over. You haven’t felt this good since you were doing cartwheels in the …

Yoga

A Six-Note, Three-Octave, Major-Scale Exercise to Help You Know Your Way Around the Fretboard

Learn an interesting, unique and cool major-scale exercise to help you learn and eventually master the fret board.<p>22<p>SHARES<p>As you can tell from my …

Electric Guitar

John Lennon-Style Fingerpicking

John Lennon made a lot of beautiful music with only a handful of chords and this simple, one-bar fingerpicking pattern. Investigate how he was able …

Learning the A7 Dominant Chord

An overview of the A7 dominant chord: from its theoretical construction, some of its many uses and different ways you can play it all over the neck …

These 5 Exercises Are the Secret to Kayla Itsines's Insanely Sculpted Abs

Whether you're a gym newbie or a seasoned regular, chances are you've been in the following (somewhat awkward) situation: you make your way to the floor exercises area of your gym, ready to dominate some core work, but then you're suddenly overwhelmed by all of the options. <i>Do I grab a medicine ball</i> …

Workouts

Beginner's Flexibility Class

Beginner's Flexibility Class<p>Kristin McGee | 15 Minutes<p>BeginnerHatha YogaFlexibilityWhole bodyMatSteady<p>Log this session Add to favorites<p>Beginner's …

Tip: Push-Up, Stand Up, Squat Prisoner Jump Countdown

Start with one rep of each exercise, then do two on the next round. Keep the ladder going until you're doing 10 reps per movement on the last round. …

5 incredible ways to use your smartphone's camera you never knew until now

Unless you’re a serious photographer, you probably don’t carry a digital camera anymore. There’s no need: A typical smartphone comes with at least one camera, and lenses are sharper and more dynamic than ever. Even pro photojournalists often turn to their Samsung Galaxy, and entire feature films …

Mobile Photography

If Your Goal Is to Lose Belly Fat, This Is the Routine You Should Be Doing

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Hiit Workouts<p>Best Cardio to Lose Belly Fat<p>If Your Goal Is to Lose Belly Fat, This Is the Routine You Should Be …

10 Steps to Learning Jazz Guitar Standards

10 exercises to help you learn any jazz standard on guitar.<p>183<p>SHARES<p>One of the biggest problems I encounter with jazz guitar students is that they …

If You Can't Pass This Simple 10 Second Test, Science Says You're 5 Times More Likely to Die Sooner

And don't worry if you can't pass it today. With a little time and effort, you will.<p>Everyone wants to live a long, healthy life. No one wants their life to be cut unnecessarily short. But is it possible to predict whether you're at greater risk of mortality? According to a Brazilian physician, the …

Stand Back

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

You don't need a gym membership, fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll …

Exercise

Free Online Photography Courses

These free online photography courses can help you adjust your lens, frame your subject, fix your lighting, and edit your photos. Whether you're …

Photography

How to Play Stevie Ray Vaughan’s “Pride and Joy” Sliding Chords

Learn one of the defining moments in Stevie Ray Vaughan's "Pride and Joy" solo.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>A guitar solo is the highlight of any Stevie Ray Vaughan song, …

Get more graceful movements with this flexibility workout

This is Workout One of Week Five of Well+Good’s (Re)New Year Challenge—are you ready? For this workout, Alicia Archer, a fitness instructor at …

Video Lesson: Building Solos Around Chord Shapes

Bill EvansJanuary 17, 2018<p><b>From the March 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY JEFFREY PEPPER RODGERS</b><p>Chord shapes are great tools for expanding the …

Electric Guitar

A 30-Minute Walk-Run Treadmill Workout That Anybody Can Do, Especially Beginners

If getting better at running is one of your goals but you're still new to the game, incorporating more walk-run workouts into your routine will help you build up the endurance and strength needed to run a whole mile without stopping. Luckily, Michael Olzinski, Purplepatch endurance coach and …

Fighting a Hidden Enemy: Inflammation

<i>By Deepak Chopra, MD and Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD</i><p>Inflammation has always been a medical mystery, but now it has become an enemy of long-term health. On the one hand, when your skin turns red, swollen, and painful after you burn yourself, which triggers acute inflammation, the response is normal and …