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6 reasons why sex is important in a relationship

I want to start by saying that sex doesn’t need to be a part of every relationship. It might be important to you to wait a certain amount of time or …

Self-improvement

People with depression have low blood levels of this stuff

People with depression have low blood levels of a substance called acetyl-L-carnitine, according to a new study.<p>“[Depression is] the No. 1 reason for …

Stanford University

Make This Tweak to Your Plank If You Really Want to Transform Your Abs

Planks are one of the best exercises you can do if you're looking to strengthen and sculpt your midsection. If you've already mastered the elbow plank and the side plank, try this variation to really fire up your abs. Here's how to do it:<p>Start face down on the floor resting on your forearms and …

The Best Abs Workout: The Only 6 Exercises You Need to Get a Six-Pack

Want to look like Cristiano Ronaldo this summer? We asked some of the country's best trainers to share their favorite abs exercises to get there.<p>The recipe for six-pack abs isn’t all <i>that</i> complicated: Crank out an abs workout, eat a nutrient-rich diet, and consume fewer late-night pizzas in a single …

Workouts

3 foods that boost brain health and have major anti-aging benefits

Make room next to your bone broth: Collagen isn’t the only nutrient with anti-aging cred. According to a new study, lutein also has some bragging …

Wellness

6 Ab Exercises That Are Better Than Crunches

Crunches seem to be everyone’s go-to ab exercises for a flat stomach and toned midsection. But let’s be honest, crunches are a thing of the …

The Fastest Way to Lose Fat? This 4-Minute, Science-Backed Exercise

Boost your heart health, blast calories, and maximize your weight-loss potential in just four minutes. Seriously! How? With Tabata — the style of high-intensity interval training that is proven to get you fitter faster.<p>Tabata is not as much a "workout" as it is a method of how to work out. It's 20 …

7 Essential Morning Rituals of Happy People

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move forward sometimes. From having a full-time job, to working on your relationships with your loved ones, …

Rihanna's 10 Most Underappreciated Songs

It's safe to say that anything and everything that has Rihanna’s name on it shines bright like a diamond and deserves all the praise. She has racked …

Tip: 2 Ways to Get a Skin-Splitting Pump

A muscular pump helps build muscle (and it looks awesome of course). Here are two ways to get the best pump of your life.<p>We call it the pump. …

Inflammation

30 Day Ab Challenge | 7 exercises

I have a simple and efficient 30 Day Ab Challenge for you. If you partake in the challenge you will train your core four days out of the week and …

10 Short Daily Drills to Combat Back Pain

The discs that make up our spine are super-hydrated and fat when we wake in the morning. Sounds good, right?<p>But as we sit through the day, our hip …

11 practical ways to improve your song arrangements

<b>Arrangement is one of the trickiest aspects of music production to get right. Abandoning the comfort of the eight-bar loop to strike out into the</b> …

Why no other shot gives us what Wheatgrass does - 11 interesting facts we never knew!

It's the only thing like it on Earth, that we can drink one shot glass of one ounce liquid and get over 100 minerals, plus 2.5 pounds of green vegetables. For such a high dose of nutrition so quickly and fresh, it's surprising that not more people are drinking wheatgrass.<p>Here are some benefits that …

Wellness

Ending Lower Back Pain

Anyone who has suffered from back pain will tell you: It’s the f$cking worst. To learn how to treat it effectively—not to mention prevent it in the …

Pain

10 Minute High Intensity Holiday Workout

Tis the season to be lazy fa la la la la la la...While I wish I was just kidding in opening up the post this way, it is unfortunately the tune that people tend to sing this season. The cold, short days decrease the body's production of many hormones associated with elevated mood, elevated energy …

Workouts

10 Spine-Friendly Yoga Poses for the Office Drone Who Wants Better Posture

All in favor of fixing that computer hunch.<p>Thing you already know but conveniently forget: Your desk job is silently killing you. Sure, there's the increased risk of cancer, obesity, and heart disease, but there's also the heightened likelihood that your computer situation is turning you into the …

The benefits of having an extra hour in bed as the clocks go back

<b>WE will be able to enjoy an extra hour under the duvet on Sunday when the clocks go back at 2am – and health and cognitive bonuses – according to</b> …

20 Things You've Been Doing Wrong in the Kitchen Your Entire Life

Are you scrambling eggs, making chocolate chip cookies, and measuring pasta the right way? It might not seem obvious, but there are plenty of basic things you could be doing the "wrong" way in the kitchen. There's somewhat of an art to cutting a lime, cooking chicken, mincing garlic, and roasting …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Are the 30 Games Nintendo Should Include on a Tiny Super Nintendo

Today’s the day you can finally get your hands on Nintendo’s attempt to squeeze a little more revenue out of the NES games library. That’s right, the …

Feed your brain... and boost your memory and mood: Our life-changing series by a psychologist who’s studied the effect of diet on mental powers for 20 years

Have you ever walked into a room and forgotten what it was you went in for, or been at a party and completely forgotten someone’s name, even though …

Nutrition

Chicken Adobo Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Assistant food editor Amelia Rampe explains why Filipino chicken adobo is the greatest recipe of all time and how to make it.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

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Mindfulness Meditation

What is mindfulness meditation?<p>Mindfulness is a practice that involves being fully engaged in whatever is going on around you. “It is simply the act …

The only veggie burger recipe you'll ever need

Every once in a while you come across a recipe that's a bit of a revelation. That was the case when we tested this quinoa burger from Cafe Pasqual's in New Mexico. Combining nutty quinoa with minced mushrooms, zucchini, cooked yam, shallot and a hint of crushed red pepper flakes, these burgers are …

Recipes

Why ‘21s’ Are One Of the Best Ways to Add Inches to Your Biceps

Add this classic bodybuilding technique to your arm-building arsenal<p>When bodybuilders want an incredible biceps workout, they do 21s.<p>The technique uses various ranges-of-motion during a curl to stimulate new muscle growth and build strength at the hardest parts of the exercise—the bottom and the …

5-Minute Exercise To Effectively Reduce Your Back Pain

There are many reasons why people might scream – they’re angry, scared, or in pain (or maybe they’re in a metal band!). Some might say that screaming …