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Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

Yoga

'Sleep should be prescribed': what those late nights out could be costing you

Leading neuroscientist Matthew Walker on why sleep deprivation is increasing our risk of cancer, heart attack and Alzheimer’s – and what you can do about it<p>Matthew Walker has learned to dread the question “What do you do?” At parties, it signals the end of his evening; thereafter, his new …

Sleep

10 Foods That Science Suggests Really Do Contribute To Long-Term Health

A bad diet is now a leading cause of death across the globe. Much of this is due to the fact that people who had previously eaten much healthier, traditional diets are now eating more “Westernized” fare. And its effects on global health are, unfortunately, showing.<p>Here in the U.S., it can sometimes …

Nutrition

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them)

All kids have the ability to develop mental muscle. We just need to teach them how.<p>Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so …

Self-help

The High-Protein, Low-Carb, 1-Pan Meal You Need to Reach Your Weight-Loss Goals

High-protein, low-carb meals are a smart thing to aim for when you're trying to lose weight. But if you don't eat meat or dairy, or you can't stomach another piece of grilled chicken for the millionth time, here's an easy and delicious vegan recipe.<p>Made with just four main ingredients — tofu, …

You’re nuts if you buy a GoPro over this $64 4K action camera

No one is denying that GoPro is a pioneer. The company completely changed the game by popularizing high-quality action cameras for the masses. But as …

Mediterranean style diet may prevent dementia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Meals from the sunny Mediterranean have been linked to stronger bones, a healthier heart and longer life, along with a reduced risk for diabetes and high blood pressure.<p>Now you can add lowering your risk for dementia to the ever growing list of reasons to follow the Mediterranean diet or …

Holistic Medicine

Marpac Finally Updates its Long-Outdated White Noise Machine

If the ‘70s are back in interior design, Marpac never got the memo. The company behind the Dohm — endorsed by <i>NYMag</i>, <i>GQ</i> and <i>The New York Times</i> — finally …

From giraffes to Airstreams: Top 9 glamping destinations in California

We love sleeping bags and tents as much as any happy camper, but there’s something beguiling about glamping — the portmanteau name for glamorous …

Giant Sets: The Best Thing You Aren’t Doing to Gain Muscle and Burn Fat

Giant sets are one of the best ways to build size and strength in a short time, but they can also be a great way to get your heart rate up and shed …

Muscle

Want to Raise Inspired Kids? A Navy SEAL Commander Says Teach Them These 10 Things

Rule No. 1: Make your bed, so you'll start the day with a consistent accomplishment.<p>A few years ago, a retired Navy SEAL commander named Bill McRaven gave a graduation speech at the University of Texas. His words went viral, starting with his advice that no matter what you do, if you want to be …

mcraven

What’s the Best Modern Supercar on the Market?

The average luxury car now has over 100 million lines of code, programming that controls everything from airbags to engines to massaging seats. For …

Six fixes for anterior pelvic tilt

Anterior pelvic tilt is a change in posture that happens when the front of the pelvis rotates forward, and the back of the pelvis rises.<p>Some research …

7 Nutrients That Keep Your Brain Young, According To Science

While genetics and exercise play a large role in your brain health and risk of developing dementia, diet is quite influential, too. There is no …

No Equipment, No Excuses: Joe Wicks's Best Workouts (and Yes, We Stole His Line)

If you want simple, easy, quick and effective workouts, then there are few better people to turn to on Instagram and YouTube than Joe Wicks. Wicks's …

The minimal-equipment, quick-hitting 'No Excuses' workout plan

Ahmed Klink<p>Ahmed Klink<p><b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>When you “can’t commit” to working out, is it because a) you don’t have time, b) you …

How to properly clean your coffee grinder

Just like your coffee maker, the machine you use to grind the beans for your morning cup needs regular maintenance. Oils and particles cling to every nook and cranny inside, eventually leading to decreased performance -- unless you take just a few minutes to clean it out every so often.<p>Here's how …

New study shows more time walking means less time in hospital

In my practice as a GP, I have been impressed by a few energetic and active 80 year olds who remain in good health while many their age have …

Physiology

20 Ways to Look Younger — Without Looking Like You’re Trying

Your Daily Stretches: #1 Hip Flexor<p>Stiff joints aren’t Inevitable as you age (despite any evidence you’ve seen at family reunions). “Release tight …

The 7-week workout plan to add years to your life

You’re a 35-year-old desk jockey with the heart of a 60-something couch potato? Join the club, Jack.<p>But there’s hope for you yet: Ulrik Wisløff, …

Exercise

The 15 best exercises to target your love handles

Want to be able to confidently shed your shirt in the bedroom to flaunt washboard abs without fear of excess flab hanging over your boxer briefs? …

Brilliant tiny house features $500 DIY elevator bed built with free plans (Video)

The ethos of doing-it-yourself in a resourceful, space-saving way is at the root of the tiny house movement. That said, one of the most amazing …

The FODMAP diet: a recipe for a healthy gut and a happier life?

It started with granola. Emma Hatcher recalls eating almost an entire box as a child and doubling up in pain. She had always been aware of having a sensitive gut, but this was unlike anything she’d felt before.<p>Her stomach problems escalated until she was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome …

A 5 Minute Meditation Practice That Will Literally Rewire Your Brain to Be More Positive

All of us us at some point get affected by negative and self-defeating thoughts that keep invading the mind over and over again.<p>These thoughts can …

50 Terms Every Watch-Lover Needs to Know

Like cars and computers, the terminology behind watches is almost as complicated as the mechanics that drive them. Diehard watch nerds throw around …

How to throw a Gisele and Tom Brady-approved Super Bowl party, according to their chef

While the NFL’s main event is considered a good excuse to partake in loaded nachos and hoagie spreads fit for a team of running backs, with a …

Why Are My Muscles Not Growing? The Training Effect

Have you ever wondered why your muscles are not growing effectively?<p>I have been working in the fitness industry for 12 years as a personal trainer …

BMW M2 vs Porsche 718 Cayman S

Do you remember Rocky IV, where the titular champ has to face off against Drago, the Russian. As far as campy ’80s boxing movies go, it’s great. …

Porsche

Kitchen Cabinets Organizers That Keep The Room Clean and Tidy

Keeping the kitchen clean and organized is no easy task. It is, however, easier to achieve that when there’s a designated space for everything and …

Kitchens

The Best Basic T-Shirts for Men

There’s nothing like an old, faded, ripped-at-the-collar t-shirt. It carries years of stories in stitches and stains. Unfortunately, you’re the only …