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The Physiological Benefits of HIIT Training

Everyone is familiar with conventional, steady-state cardiovascular training — spending long periods running, biking or swimming at a steady pace. …

Knock Them On Their Asses

The 2 Mandatory Lifts For High-Speed Strength<p>Sports, Speed, and Specificity<p>When lifters talk about specificity, they're usually talking about an …

Workouts

The Cheapest Fruits and Vegetables Month-by-Month

Cheapest Fruits and Vegetables Month-by-Month<p>Buy Produce in Season for the Best Price and Taste<p>Updated July 02, 2017<p>An easy way to save on fruits and …

23 Whole30 Recipes for Two Since You Guys Are in This Together

So you’ve decided to attempt the Whole30—good for you, we’re total believers. We also highly recommend getting your boo or bestie on board, because …

A new theory promises to unlock your body’s full potential—and is actually scientifically sound

Today tens of thousands of people are discovering that the environment contains hidden tools for hacking the nervous system. But no matter what they might be able to accomplish, they’re not superhuman—the fortitude they find comes from within the body itself. When they forego a few creature …

Humanity

7 Easy And Healthy Meals Guaranteed To Get You Through The Week

All you need for a flavorful week.

10 High-Protein Casseroles You Can Eat All Week Long

Retro as they may be, casseroles are totally worth your time. For one, they're a great way to make an enormous tray of food in one go. So you can …

20 One-Pot Paleo Lunches You Can Bring to Work

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>When it comes to healthy lunches you can make at home …

An Idiot's Guide to Progressive Strength Workouts

In the previous installment I addressed conditioning progression and gave examples of programs. <b>When it comes to strength training, progression is</b> …

Muscular dystrophy: Cancer drug may boost muscle strength for some patients

Drug repurposing - determining whether a drug approved to treat one illness can be effective against other conditions - has become a major focus of …

The Top 10 Best Training Exercises

<b>Last week we looked at the top ten worst training exercises.</b> You know, those ones you see at the gym that make you turn and run for cover. This week …

The Ultimate 90-Day Bodyweight Training Plan

<b>When I was a young man, I struggled with my self-image.</b> My brother was a “hulk” and played varsity college basketball all four years.<p>I, on the other …

Paralysed people could walk again instantly after scientists prove brain implant works in primates

Paralysed people could walk again instantly after scientists developed a brain implant which turns thought into electrical signals in the spine so that lost feeling can be restored after injury.<p>Currently people who break their backs or suffer a spinal trauma are unable to stand or move even though …

The Ketogenic Diet: Does it live up to the hype? The pros, the cons, and the facts about this not-so-new diet craze.

<b>If you believe the buzz, ketosis — whether via the almost-zero-carb ketogenic diet or via ketone supplements— can curb appetite, enhance performance,</b> …

Top Ten Foods for Building Muscle | Poliquin Article

These are ten foods to include in your diet because they have a superior effect on protein synthesis, helping you build muscle in conjunction with a …

Gut bacteria and their connection to the brain

The presence of gut bacteria improve a persons health. This is not news. They become conspicuous by their absence because the body goes out of …

The Science Of Cell Division, Illustrated

One of the 10 award-winning science visualizations from the 2016 Vizzies<p>When her colleague Jie Xiao approached her to make an illustration for a journal article, Jennifer Fairman didn’t know just how challenging the assignment would be. Xiao was studying <i>E. coli</i> bacteria. Her team had revealed the …

5 top training tips for a toned, healthy body

Although it is losing popularity, the myth that steady-state cardio in the so-called ‘fat burning range’ will give you a lean and toned physique still has a large following. There are plenty of fitness enthusiasts spending hours a week jogging or cycling at low intensity.<p>The truth is, steady-state …

Tone up fast! 5 sculpting moves to get ready for Valentine's Day

The day of love is almost upon us! Regardless of what your plans are this Valentine’s Day, feeling like a bombshell is a must, and loving yourself is non-negotiable.<p>That’s right, ladies and gentlemen, we want you to love every inch of your gorgeous body. And what better way to remind yourself of …

Workouts

How the Brain and Body Regulate Response to Stress

<b>Tel Aviv University researchers combine genetic testing and brain imaging to determine vulnerability to PTSD</b><p>Our ability to cope with stress depends …

Neuroscience

The 21-Day MetaShred Will Strip Away Fat and Reveal Lean, Hard Muscle

This program ignites your metabolism, torches fat, and builds the body you’ve always wanted<p>I’ve been training clients and working on my own body for the past 15 years. I once was a pudgy 275 pounds and wore 44-inch pants. Today I’m a ripped 225 and slip into 32-inch jeans.<p>I tried every fat-loss …

Inflamed

The debate over the latest cure-all craze.<p>Several years ago, I fell at the gym and ripped two tendons in my wrist. The pain was excruciating, and within minutes my hand had swollen grotesquely and become hot to the touch. I was reminded of a patient I’d seen early in medical school, whose bacterial …

Medical Research

Rise of the Microglia

Microglia, the immune cells of the brain, have long been the underdogs of the glia world, passed over for other, flashier cousins, such as …

How Alzheimer's Protein Tangles Spread Through the Brain

<b>Rare, pathologic version of tau protein can pass directly from neuron to neuron.</b><p>Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have discovered a …

9 Ways to Burn More Fat When You Run

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The ‘One Exercise Workout’ for Anytime You Don’t Feel Like Working Out

Use this approach anytime your mind gets in the way of your exercise<p>Ever had one of those days when your body is willing to work out, but your mind is not?<p>The reason doesn’t matter: It could be a stressful day at work, or a family matter that you can’t get out of your head. It could even be the …

A guide to the free fitness app sports scientists just called the best

There's only one app on the list that I'm still using, and it's a free fitness app called Sworkit Lite (there's a paid version too).<p>It may seem like picking one fitness app to recommend out of the more than 100,000 health-related apps is an arbitrary decision, but it turns out my personal …

Sworkit

Could the DNA-editing CRISPR revolutionize medicine?

<b>(CNN) —</b> A popular new gene therapy technology could help treat cataracts, liver disease, muscular dystrophy and other conditions. But the technology, dubbed the "Genesis Engine" by some, has not been tested in people yet, so no one knows whether it would be a safe and effective treatment option.<p>The …

Kidney Function Impairment Linked to Brain Disorders

<b>A growing body of research suggests a link between kidney impairment and brain disorders.</b><p>Impaired kidney function may lead to decreased blood flow to …