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Scientists have discovered why running makes you happy

If you're a big runner like me you know what I'm talking about when I describe that euphoric feeling you get in the middle of your workout — when your feet feel like they are floating over the ground and you can almost hear the air dancing past you.<p>It turns out it's not all in your mind.<p>Scientists …

More Ways to Manage Racing Thoughts

Yesterday, I shared some suggestions from Sarahjoy Marsh’s book <i>Hunger, Hope & Healing</i> for decelerating racing thoughts and calming our minds and …

Mindfulness

5 Ways to Think Yourself Skinny: The Harvard Study That'll Shock You

<i>Feeling your best doesn't start in the gym. Check out this study shared by YourTango on the role that positive thinking plays in being healthier.</i><p>I talk (and write, and think!) a lot about mindfulness. It can help you feel happier; it can help you become better at everything; it can make you eat …

Quit Baking! 50 Fabulous Raw Vegan Desserts You Need in Your Life ... NOW - One Green Planet

Maybe you’ve been thinking about eating healthier and lighter raw foods but don’t know where to begin? Or maybe you’re just tired of using the oven, …

Dessert

Swim deep with the iHealth Wave waterproof fitness tracker

Make a splash with this activity-tracking waterproof wearable.<p>BERLIN -- When you think of activity trackers, you probably think of counting steps or maybe heartbeats. But the iHealth Wave lets you count splashes instead.<p>Wearable devices that allow you to track your activity and create a record of …

Wearable Tech

27 of the best road bike wheels — reduce bike weight or get aero gains with new hoops

<i>[This article was last updated on March 26, 2018]</i><p>One of the most popular upgrades, better wheels (and tyres) can dramatically improve your bike’s …

Why exactly procrastinators procrastinate

<i>This post originally appeared at WaitButWhy.com.</i><p><b>pro-cras-ti-na-tion</b> |prəˌkrastəˈnāSHən, prō-|<br>noun<br>the action of delaying or postponing something: <i>your first tip is to avoid procrastination</i>.<p>Who would have thought that after decades of struggle with procrastination, the dictionary, of all places, would …

Procrastination

The Changes One Trainer Made to Lose Weight After Years of Diet and Exercise | Women's Health

Dell Farrell/@becauseglutes<p>The Workouts<p>I started lifting heavy weights four days a week and giving my body extra time to recover. And when I wasn't strength training with my coach, I did cardio I actually enjoyed, like hiking or walking my dog.<p>I also started tracking every workout I did and changed …

A pint of water every day is the key to losing weight, scientists say

Drinking around a pint of water before each meal could help obese people lose weight, a new study has found.<p>Researchers from the University of …

Concentrate: How to Tame a Wandering Mind

This story originally appeared on BBC Future<p>I am about to be zapped in the head with an electromagnet, once a second, for eight minutes. I fidget, trying to get comfortable in a huge black chair with jointed metal arms that stand between me and the door. I feel faintly ridiculous wearing a tight …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> …

What You Should Eat Before a Long Run

<i>By Samuel Blackstone for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Running on an empty stomach can be good for burning fat, but run for too long with nothing in your system and your body can start chomping away at those hard-earned muscles, too. Grabbing a quick snack before a run, if done correctly, can …

The core factor of success is focus, and here’s how to get it

Peak performance experts say things like, “You should focus. You need to eliminate the distractions. Commit to one thing and become great at that thing.”<p>This is good advice. The more I study successful people from all walks of life—artists, athletes, entrepreneurs, scientists—the more I believe …

Self-improvement

7 Amazing Things That Happen to Your Body When You Give Up Soda

The Coca-Cola company has identified the culprit behind America’s weight problem. And it wants to put the blame on….you.<p>The world’s largest producer …

10 Mini Productivity Hacks To Ease Your Life

Productivity

10 Daily Habits Of The Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Science has found the best strategy for improving your sleep

Many of the more than 30% of Americans and people around the world who suffer from insomnia would do almost anything to sleep better.<p>That's why there's a huge market for sleeping pills like Ambien and Lunesta, along with a whole wall at your local pharmacy of "natural supplements" like melatonin, …

The Best Way to Keep Getting Stronger

The Most Effective Progression Method You've Never Tried<p>Lead Photo Credit: Dr. Brett Osborn<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Lifters use progressive …

Our poor sleeping habits are filling our brains with neurotoxins

We’ve known for some time that sleep is important for the restoration and strengthening specific functions in the brain linked to memory, regulating emotions, decision-making, and even creativity. But scientists are now discovering the processes through which sleep also cleans the brain like a …

Alzheimer's Disease

How I Trained Myself to Eat Healthy, Hit the Gym, and Love Staying Fit

Some people want to lose weight. Some people want to gain weight. I used to be the worst of both worlds- really skinny, but not lean. Instead I had …

Fitness

5 Simple Research Proven Hacks to Stop Wasting Time and Start Learning Fast - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips

Full disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. ?<p>Do you dream of learning a new language, but then find you rarely take action towards making …

How to Conquer Fear, Backed By Research

Fear is… really scary, actually.<p>Research shows being afraid you’re going to lose your job can be worse than actually losing your job:<p>“…perceived job …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

What She Said<p>Paper towels are not coffee filters.<p>By Beca Grimm2 days agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>The California native's debut album <i>Expectations</i> is …

1937 film perfectly explains how a car differential works

Even if you already understand the concept, this vintage visual illustration breaks it down beautifully.<p>The standard open differential in most cars is a brilliant piece of engineering, allowing you to take the tightest turns without fighting your tires or tearing your drivetrain apart. But even if …

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

Six Tips to Make Cycling More Comfortable

The only pain that you feel while riding should come from pushing yourself. If you’re feeling uncomfortable on your bike, try making one of these gear swaps.<p><b>Saddle</b><br>You might feel a bit like Goldilocks as you try to find a comfy saddle. Many cyclists end up having to try many different saddles at …