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4 Signs of Blood Clots You Need to Know if You're Traveling

Taking a flight or going for a drive that's longer than three hours? Then let's talk about blood clots. Why, you ask? For some travelers, blood clots …

Mayo Clinic

A Guide to Detoxing Home Allergens—Plus an Air Purifier We Love

The allergy epidemic—many sources say allergies affect a growing third of the population—doesn’t appear to be slowing down. The arrival of spring can …

Cleaning

14 of the Best Butt Exercises You Can Do Without a Gym Membership

reps

A psychologist has honed a subliminal tactic to get what you want before you’ve asked for it

Robert Cialdini made his name on counseling everyday people about how to avoid being manipulated by advertisers, politicians, and lobbyists. Now, the Arizona State University psychology professor is advising people on how to become the manipulator.<p>Cialdini’s new book, <i>Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary</i> …

Psychology

4 MOVES TO BOOST T-LEVELS THE NATURAL WAY

01<p>Cable upright row<p><b>Sets:</b> 8 / <b>Reps:</b> 8 / <b>Rest:</b> 30 seconds<p>Hold a cable bar with an overhand grip, resting on your thighs and shoulder width apart. Flex …

ICON_SEARCH

<i>We are thrilled to ask Kirsty Coventry, one of the world’s highest achieving female swimmers and one of Africa’s most successful athletes, about her</i> …

Coffee Grinders

13 Hacks For Traveling Like The One Percent At No Cost

Tips and tricks from our friends at The Zoe Report<p><i>Curated by Rachel Zoe and her team of editors and stylists, The Zoe Report is not only your stop for all things fashion and beauty but all-around lifestyle as well. Check out their site for everything from shopping tips to dating advice, to the</i> …

Hacking

The chest workout that’ll crank up your torso without weights

Simple, yet incredibly effective<p>Did you think that weights were the only way to develop a strong, muscular chest? Think again. You can build your …

Push, Punch, and Plank Your Way to a Stronger Body In Just 4 Minutes

This super effective circuit workout will get you toned in no time—and help you channel your inner badass<p>Tough day? Need to get some aggression out? …

Workouts

Why Angela Duckworth thinks “gritty” leaders are people to emulate

The buzzy concept of "grit" -- made famous by University of Pennsylvania psychologist Angela Duckworth, who won a MacArthur Fellowship for her work on the topic and whose TED Talk on it has been viewed more than eight million times -- is most commonly associated with schools.<p>In recent years, …

How to become luckier, according to science

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don't mean …

The New-and-Improved Biceps Curl That Will Pump Up Your Arms

You’ll wonder why you ever did curls any other way<p>Your biceps turn your wrists, bend your elbows, and flex your shoulders.<p>The standard version of the biceps curl covers the first two functions, but misses the last one, according to <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.<p><b>Related:</b> THE 21-DAY …

The Lateral Raise That Crushes Your Obliques

Want to build broad shoulders and a strong core? This exercise checks both off your list<p>The deltoids are the largest muscles on your shoulder. If you want them to look like grapefruit halves stuffed into the top of your sleeves, then you need to do the lateral raise.<p>This exercise targets the …

The Burpee Workout That Will Leave Your Abs Burning

Grab a swolemate and get to work<p>Double the sweat, double the gains: People who work out with a partner they feel comfortable with are more energetic and happier than those who work out alone, report Santa Clara University scientists.<p>And the better you feel going into a workout, the better you’ll …

The 15-Minute Core-Carving Complex

Burn fat fast and shrink your middle with this brand-new MetCon workout from Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>A complex is one of my favorite metabolic conditioning weapons.<p>It works like this: You perform a series of exercises back-to-back with zero rest—and you never put down the weight. It’s one of …

The Top Ten Brain Science And Psychology Studies Of 2013

Putting it mildly, 2013 was an eventful year for brain science. This Top 10 list isn’t meant to be exhaustive (given how many studies are published each year, it never could be), but it’s a sturdy sampling of incredible work being conducted around the world, moving us closer to solving some …