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Why obese people have trouble losing weight

Obesity is no picnic for those who struggle with it, but new research sheds some light on why so few ever find their way to a healthy weight.

Diabetes

Here’s how to set up a VPN on your Chromebook

There are three ways to set up a Chromebook VPN. The first and easiest method is to use a Chrome extension if your provider offers one. Install it, toggle the service on, and you’re good to go.<p>The second option is to use an Android app, but this only works on Chromebooks with access to the Play …

Google

Burn Fat Faster with these Yoga Exercises

Combine yoga exercises and strength training to build sexy muscles with part seven of our 20-Minute Workout Series<p>There isn't a woman in the world who doesn't want to multitask. So we asked <i>WH</i> columnist Amy Dixon, an exercise physiologist and group fitness manager for Equinox in Santa Monica, …

Workouts

'Digital Key' standard uses your phone to unlock your car

You can already use your smartphone as a car key if you own the right vehicle (just ask Tesla Model 3 owners). There hasn't really been a common standard for it, though, and that has hurt adoption -- you can't guarantee that you'll have phone access if you switch brands, or even individual models. …

Mobile Devices

How To Take The Perfect Selfie

The AskMen Acquire team thoroughly researches & reviews the best gear, services and staples for life.<p>The selfie: the self-portrait of the digital age. It’s the most celebrated form of self-expression that we as a society continue to embrace when boasting our confidence, fashion sense, personality, …

Mobile Photography

6 triceps exercises to try, just in time for suns-out-guns-out season

<i>Robin Arzon</i>: <b>Incline single-arm dumbbell skull crusher.</b> Using an incline bench recruits core muscles to help develop balance, while focusing on …

Workouts

The Benefits of Tantric Masturbation

When it comes to tantric sex, sometimes the unknown — or at least the misunderstood — can be a little intimidating.<p>Tantra and tantric sex might have …

Self-Censorship

16:8 fasting diet actually works, study finds

A form of intermittent fasting known as the 16:8 diet helps obese individuals to lose weight and lower their blood pressure, according to a new study.<p>…

Diabetes

How To: Hack WPA2 Wi-Fi Passwords Using Jedi Mind Tricks (& USB Dead Drops)

The latest Star Wars movie, <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i>, has grossed almost $350 million worldwide during its first month in theaters. This is a good …

White Hat

I've been using this weighted blanket for 6 months, and I've noticed a huge change in the quality of my sleep

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>If you're a light sleeper, have trouble dozing off, or just generally like the "safe" feeling of being under heavy covers, a …

Sleep

I'm a Trainer, and This Is What My Clients Do to Burn Fat and Build Muscle

In order to burn fat and build muscle, you're going to need to be very diligent with your training routine and nutrition. While you won't need to do any extreme diets like the keto diet, you will need to pay attention to what you're putting into your body and when. If you're consistent with these …

Fitness

Best films of 2018 so far

All the Money in the World<p>Raucous thriller about the real-life 1973 kidnapping of J Paul Getty’s grandson, and the billionaire’s subsequent refusal to pay the ransom – a film that became notorious in its own right after reshooting scenes featuring disgraced actor Kevin Spacey.<p><b>What we said:</b> With the …

Comic Books

The 7 Moves Tracy Anderson Swears by for a Perkier Butt

Score a firmer, rounder backside with these moves from Tracy Anderson.<p>Sure, a toned butt looks amazing in your cutoffs, but the benefits of a …

Workouts

How to Lower Your Blood Pressure Without Medication

A new program developed by a research team focuses on diet, exercise, and sleep as the keys to lowering your blood pressure without using drugs.<p>For …

Diabetes

Sculpt Strong, Sexy Abs Without a Single Crunch

Crunches are awesome, said no one ever. Not only are they downright boring, but there are also more effective moves that will help you get the abs you desire. Think beyond the basic crunch and opt for exercises that work multiple areas instead. With that said, taking a full approach vs. targeting a …

Workouts

Should healthy people take probiotics?

Should healthy people take probiotics? Three experts outline the reasons for and against the trendy supplements<p><b>Advocates of probiotics have hailed</b> …

Wellness

Pomegranate Nutrition Facts

A pomegranate is a ruby red fruit with juicy seeds—called arils—that can be added to salads, cocktails, and even meat or pasta-based entrees. This …

Nutrition

Amateur Vs. Pro Architecture Photographer Shoot the 'Dome House'

Last week Mike Kelley and I competed to see who could create the best images of the iconic dome house in Charleston. We released the images and …

Photography

How to Successfully Lose Weight When You're Taking Synthroid

Are you wondering how to lose weight while being treated for hypothyroidism? Are you taking Synthroid, a brand-name levothyroxine, or other brands …

Wellness

The 8 Best Ways to Get 6-Pack Abs Fast

Whether you’re aiming to achieve your fitness goals or simply want to look good in a swimsuit, acquiring a sculpted set of six-pack abs is a goal …

Nutrition

Getting in shape for swimsuit season

Summer may be just right around the corner. But there's still time to get in shape for the beach or those pair of shorts.

Exercise

Why lentils may be the next big superfood

<b>Scientists have discovered some surprisingly awesome side-effects to eating lentils.</b><p>When you think of the word 'superfood,' I bet lentils are one …

Nutrition

What you should eat after a walk to make the most of your workout, according to a nutritionist

We speak to a doctor and nutritionist about the essential foods for maximising the benefits of the exercise<p>Walking is one of the best forms of …

Nutrition

6 weight-loss myths that could be holding you back

For some people, weight loss can feel like an elusive goal. Weeks and even months of lifestyle changes and regular workouts may not yield the results …

Nutrition

Fat and carb combo creates stronger food craving

When fat and carbohydrates are combined in a single food they are more rewarding, calorie for calorie, than foods with either energy source alone, a …

Nutrition

Your Brain is Wired to Seek Out Foods High in Fat and Carbs Study Says

If you have a tough time saying no to free donuts, or taking an extra slice of pizza at dinner, a new study suggests you can blame your brain for the …

Nutrition

26 Cool as a Cucumber Salad Recipes

Take the humble cucumber to new heights with stunning salads. These recipes make for great side dishes at your cookout or easy lunches to pack for a …

Healthy Eating

How Food Advertisements Can Intensify Unhealthy Cravings

The study showed that certain types of advertisements make holistic thinkers more prone to unhealthy food cravings.<p>The backgrounds and situations …

Nutrition

Nurse Alice: American Toddlers – Too Much Added Sugar Consumption

It’s every parent’s dream for their child to one day be living large and in charge… but not literally. However, the way things are shaping up, …

Diabetes

Our Succotash Salad with Lentils Packs 10 Grams of Fiber

Filling lentils tag team with a garden’s bounty of vegetables to add fiber and color to this bright, seasonal salad. On the flavor playground, basil …

Healthy Eating