Jaime Reyes

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This common cooking oil causes more obesity and diabetes than sugar

<b>Scientists behind the research called the conclusions a "major surprise."</b><p>In the competition for unhealthiest food, both sugar and fat have wrestled …

This Is the Nutrition Program That Helped Haley Drop 30 Pounds in 3 Months

Usually when people are on a weight-loss journey, they change up their workouts and their diet, but Haley only did one of the two. She kept up her normal workout schedule, but she completely altered her diet, thanks to Renaissance Periodization. Within just three months, she lost around 30 pounds. …

The keto diet, explained

Is eating a lot of fat really the best way to lose weight?<p>It’s why people are putting grass-fed butter in their coffee, downing ketone drinks, and replacing their cereal and pasta with eggs and avocados.<p>The ketogenic diet has become a Silicon Valley obsession and the diet du jour that supposedly …

Diabetes

Why Mindfulness Meditation Is The Most Important (and Undervalued) Self-Development Practice

Meditation is always the first thing to go.<p>The busier you are, the easier it becomes to sacrifice your values.<p>If you aren't careful, you'll blink and wake up living the life you never wanted--a life filled with regret, mediocrity, and complacency.<p>You'll lay awake late at night contemplating all of …

This Japanese Concept of Happiness Could Help You Live a More Meaningful Life

Focusing on your own happiness can prove self-defeating. Finding your “ikigai” offers an alternative perspective on well-being.

Happiness

Mindfulness Is More Than A Buzzword: A Look Behind The Movement

The popularity of mindfulness in the western world has skyrocketed in recent years. It’s on the cover of magazines and appears on the evening news. Celebrities swear by it, scientists study it, monks still practice it and business leaders use it to thwart burnout.<p>As mindfulness becomes a buzzword …

Mindfulness

The Breathing Technique You Should Try In 2018 For Less Stress & More Zen

When stress gets to the point of being truly overwhelming, it's easy to forget that the most natural and convenient way to relieve that anxiety lies …

Lemon water can actually improve your health — here's the best time to drink it

What do you drink first thing in the morning? If it doesn't involve water and a lemon you might be missing out on some pretty fantastic benefits for …

5 Tests You Can Use to Determine Your Fitness Level

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” Peter Drucker<p>It is important to evaluate yourself periodically to determine if the nutrition and …

Get Ready to Work Your Abs and Fire Up Your Core

Let's talk about your core for a moment: it likely needs to be stronger. You need a strong core for just about every activity, from running to dancing, from yoga to heavy lifting. This simple workout is a great way to start building strength — it's great for beginners, too. And let's review: your …

‘Learning to live’: why sophrology is the new mindfulness

Feeling stressed, anxious, burnt out? Time to pause Headspace and allow us to introduce a technique from the 1960s instead<p>We have welcomed mindfulness so wholeheartedly into our collective wellbeing consciousness that there are now more than 1,300 mindful apps to choose from. In busy cities, you’re …

Mindfulness

Why some doctors are saying a ketogenic diet is more powerful than medication

The high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet, known for helping out folks who have inflammation issues (so basically, everyone) has been on the up-and-up …

The 5 Best Upper-Body Exercises That You're Not Doing

These often-overlooked moves will help you build you the results you want<p>Most men bring the wrong approach to training their upper half: Whether it’s defaulting to the same exercises, not working hard enough on them, or completely overlooking lower body moves—yes, some of them can help build your …

Keto Diet: What is the Ketogenic diet and how it helps you lose weight

Keto Diet: What is the Ketogenic diet and how it helps you lose weight<p>The pressure to change and adopt the right diet is never ending. While the …

Virgin Olive Oil Protects Brain Tissue Against Alzheimer's In New Study

This has been a fantastic month for olive oil. A recent study showed that it stops brain cancer tumors in lab tests, and now a new study shows that it protects brain tissue from the toxic substances thought to cause Alzheimer’s disease.<p>The experiment used a well-verified Alzheimer’s mouse model to …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Want your skin to look healthy? Consider these seven foods

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>Are there certain foods I can eat to help my skin look younger? Do some foods slow down skin aging?<p><b>THE ANSWER</b><p>We've heard the adage that beauty comes from the inside. While research on nutrition and skin health is in the early stages, scientists are learning that what you eat can help …

5 Exercises to Try Instead of the Shoulder Press to Get You Sculpted for Summer

Make those dumbbells work for you.<p>If your countless hours in the weight room have paid off in the form of shoulders the size of Dwight Howard's, good for you. But for the rest of us, there are only so many times one can repeat the same overhead press before it's time to give something else a shot. …

Workouts

The single best type of exercise for your brain, according to scientists

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including two new studies published this spring, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period of time — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, overwhelmingly beneficial impact on …

Exercise

This guy dropped nearly 10% fat in 12-weeks. Here’s how

Until three months ago, mine was a fairly familiar story of student athlete turned dadbod-toting desk jockey – minus the kids. Over five years my …

Workouts

3 Buddhist beliefs that will soothe your soul (and make you much happier!)

There’s no denying that life is tough.<p>We might appear that we’re happy, but deep inside, it’s total chaos. It’s almost like we’re “ducks” – calm on …

1 Exercise, 7 Ways to Build Legs and Glutes

Everything You Need to Know About Lunges<p>The Top 7 Lunge Variations<p>The beauty of the lunge is that you can manipulate the stride length, torso …

You Can Eat as Much of These 9 Low-Cal Foods as You Want, Says a Nutritionist

Let's get one thing straight: There's no such thing as a zero-calorie food that you can munch on with abandon, but there are a few very low-calorie …

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Tip: The Key to Strong and Healthy Shoulders

Follow these two steps and you'll not only build strong delts, you'll keep them healthy.<p>Most lifters will, at some point, have shoulder issues, and …

Boost Muscle Growth with High Frequency Training

If you’re looking for a new approach to your training plan to stimulate new muscle growth, this might be the answer you need.<p>You may or may not have …

Exercise

This Workout Will Delay Aging (Science Says So)

According to a study conducted by the Mayo Clinic, high-intensity interval training, or HIIT workouts, was the most effective in keeping adults …

Tip: For a Bigger Chest, Do Headless Presses

Improve your form, build more strength, and hit your pecs harder with this simple adjustment.<p>Slide back towards the end of the bench so that the base …

Biomechanics

Six Stretches to Help Your Stiff Back Feel and Move Better

The reasons for feeling discomfort along your back are pretty complex, but too much sitting or staying in one position for too long can be among the …

Photoshop Tip: How to Make Eyes ‘Pop’ in 30 Seconds

There’s a simple way to make your subject’s eyes pop in a portrait, and it doesn’t involve touching vibrance, saturation, luminosity, or any other …