fuwahara

470 Flips | 5 Magazines | 32 Likes | 4 Following | 390 Followers | @fuwahara | Keep up with fuwahara on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “fuwahara”

A Simple Tip to Pull Big Weight in the Deadlift

<b>What does your deadlift look like when it gets heavy?</b> More than likely, your hips shoot up, your chest collapses forward, and you lose the maximal …

5 Ways to Prevent Injuries and Lift Longer (and Better)

<b>It took twelve months of hard work and sacrifice to get to England’s Strongest Man.</b> Just twenty seconds into the first event something went clunk in …

Build a Brick House Backside with RDLs

Romanian Deadlifts for Glutes, Hams, and Low Back<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>The Romanian deadlift hits the low back, glutes, and hamstrings. It's …

Workouts

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

Geography

Xiaomi will sell a flagship Android phone for $204

Xiaomi has somehow put one of the best processors on the market into a smartphone that costs just $204. The Mi 4c is a Xiaomi's China-only version of the company's Mi 4i, but it's updated some of the internals to keep things fresh. The two big changes over the Mi 4i are a new powerhouse in the form …

Light Loads & High Reps Or Heavy Loads & Low Reps?

Noted researcher and fitness expert Brad Schoenfeld recently completed a study in which he looked at the effects of light loads and high reps versus …

Muscle

Liberia's laboratory chimps left stranded on islands

American charity under fire after it stops paying for care of chimp colony, a decade after they were used in hepatitis research<p>Dozens of former laboratory chimpanzees living on six Liberian islands faces are in danger of being abandoned amid a funding dispute, according to animal rights …

A Powerlifter's Guide to Wimpy Exercises

Powerlifting is all about the squat, bench and deadlift, right? These lifts make up the foundation and then you have variations of the main lifts …

Muscle

8 Steps to Immediately Improve Your Squat

Let’s face it. <b>When you read an article about improving your squat, you’re not particularly bothered about developing the way you move.</b> Nor are you …

Your Cat Doesn't Need You, Study Finds

Your cat doesn’t really need you, new study suggests.<p>According to a new study published in PLOS One journal, cats show little to no separation …

Research

New NASA video shows how ocean garbage patches form

1/2<p>NASA-ocean-garbage-patch-video-1<p>Garbage collects in our oceans in five huge garbage patches, known as gyres.

Avoiding waste with the Japanese concept of 'mottainai'

<i>The idea of 'mottainai'—a Japanese approach to the concept of waste—could provide the west with a philosophical answer to environmental crises. Kevin</i> …

Louie Simmons - What a Gym REALLY Needs

Box Squatting<p>By: <b>Louie Simmons</b><p>Box squatting is the most effective method to produce a first-rate squat. This is, in my opinion, the safest way to …

NASA releases gorgeous image of Saturn's moon Dione

NASA today released a new image of Dione, one of Saturn's many moons, as the spacecraft responsible for the shots moved into the next phases of its assignment. The visible light photograph displays the many craters and ice cliffs on Dione's surface. The Cassini spacecraft, named for the Italian …

Scientists just made a major breakthrough that could revolutionize the way we use energy

The advance may be an important step in the long-standing quest to achieve a room-temperature superconductor, which could help cities build vastly more efficient power grids, researchers say.<p>So far, superconductivity only works at very cold temperatures. And even though this new, record-breaking …

Hydrogen

The Secret Deadlift Mindset

What Happens Before You Pull is Crucial<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>There are three phases to the deadlift: the pre-lift mindset, the …

Healthy Food: The 10 Best Sources of Carbs

<b>Healthy Food: The 10 Best Sources of Carbs</b>Much like how people foolishly fear dietary fat, carbs have gotten the short end of the diet stick. Yes, …

Nutrition

Footage of 'biggest shark ever filmed' surfaces

<b>(CNN) —</b> A marine research group has released a video featuring one of the largest sharks they've ever seen, and it's enthralling the web.<p>The great white shark, nicknamed Deep Blue, is estimated by the conservation group Pelagios Kakunja to be 20 feet long and 50 years old.<p>Footage of the shark …

Yes, Mr. President, We Remade Our Atlas to Reflect Shrinking Ice

While discussing his new plan to combat global warming, the President referenced one of the most striking shifts in the history of National Geographic maps.<p>Unveiling his most aggressive plan yet to combat climate change, President Obama on Monday referenced recent dramatic changes that National …

Powerlifting is a Science. Be the Scientist.

I see powerlifting as a science, and I see myself as a scientist. So I'm a scientist who studies powerlifting. Dictionary.com defines science as …

WATCH: The Comprehensive Guide to Knee Wraps

There are many things that I have learned at my time with elitefts, some of the most significant being:<p>Toilet paper is a hot commodity in the …

Hair

Two Zimbabweans freed on bail in death of Cecil the lion

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two men arrested in the death of Cecil the lion -- a case in which an American dentist has also been accused, unleashing a torrent of anger online -- were released Wednesday by a court in Zimbabwe on $1,000 bail each.<p>Theo Bronchorst, a professional hunter, and Honest Trymore Ndlovu, a …

Wildlife

Models of Sustainability: Sweden Runs Out of Garbage

<b>When Sweden runs out of its own garbage, it offers a service to the rest of garbage-bloated Europe: importing excess waste from other …

NASA Says New Horizons Pluto Probe Is Okay After a Scary Glitch

NASA said Sunday its New Horizons space probe remains on track for a historic flyby of Pluto after the mission suffered what appeared to be a …

Elon Musk, First Martian? A Serious Conversation About the Future in Space

“A cycler orbit. Do you know that?” Andy Weir, the author of a best-selling work of science fiction, asks this question in such a way as to sound …

Youngho Kang's 99 Variations Has No Retouching

The fox that has the soaked tail<p><i>All images by Youngho Kang. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Youngho Kang has one of the most beautiful stories that …

What's Really Warming the World? Climate deniers blame natural factors; NASA data proves otherwise

Methodology<p>NASA's Model<p>Researchers who study the Earth's climate create models to test their assumptions about the causes and trajectory of global …

Climate Change

Inspiring Chinese Woman Travels 1,500 Miles to Rescue 100 Dogs from a Dog-Meat Festival

Xiaoyun Yang, a retired teacher in China, has emerged as a hero to dog lovers everywhere after she traveled more than 1,500 miles and spent over $1,100 in order to save 100 dogs from being slaughtered and eaten during the controversial dog-meat festival in the southern city of Yulin.<p>The annual …