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Why Cross-Training Is Essential (and Improves Your DNA)

While it's necessary to train in ways that are specific to your chosen sport, cross-training is also an extremely beneficial training component, one …

Exercise

How to see another side of Vietnam's magical and popular Halong Bay this year

Already one of Vietnam’s most visited destinations, a spate of recent events has brought renewed attention to mystical Halong Bay in northern Vietnam, including a blockbuster Hollywood movie and the imminent opening of a new expressway and international airport.<p>Inscribed as a Unesco World Heritage …

Vietnam

Tough Mudder X 2018 Benchmark Workout

The Tough Mudder X 2018 Benchmark Workout has been programmed specifically to give athletes a taste of the Tough Mudder X challenge in the safe and …

The Hill-Run Workout

This high-intensity workout takes hill repeats to the next level.<p>If you’re searching for a simple way to amp up your cardio training, look no further …

Two Sides to Flipping the Volcker Rule

The onus will be on regulators to prove that banks are prop trading and not market-making.<p><i>This post originally appeared in Money Stuff.</i><p>The basic idea of the Volcker Rule is that banks should not be allowed to do proprietary trading (speculating on securities for their own account) but should be …

Volcker Rule

The 26 most valuable private tech companies in the world

Technology companies continue to be some of the most valuable private companies in the world, according to PitchBook's most recent list of the highest valuations of VC-backed companies.<p>Uber tops the list as of May 2018, but it's followed closely by its Chinese competitor, DiDi. In fact, there are a …

Could This Version of Vitamin B-3 Actually Slow Aging?

While the world of supplements can be crowded with fake facts, clinical trials on the ‘NR’ supplement suggest a not-so-distant future where we can …

Nature Communications

A Simple Anywhere Anytime HIIT Workout

When it comes to well, anything these days, people are always looking to get the biggest and quickest “bang for their buck.” Workout-shopping is no …

Exercise

Tech Companies Should Regulate Themselves

Online platforms should take a page from the finance industry — while they still can.<p>Earlier this month, Mark Zuckerberg faced intense scrutiny before Congress over the manipulation of Facebook Inc.’s user data by malicious third parties. Zuckerberg issued a broad mea culpa and promised to make …

Social Media

Oversold Property REIT Yields 9.2%, With A +50% Upside

<i>This research report was jointly produced with</i> <i>High Dividend Opportunities</i> <i>co-author Jussi Askola.</i><p><b>Lexington Realty Trust</b> (NYSE:LXP) traded recently at …

Investing

Ultra runner Scott Jurek: how I eat

<b>Breakfast</b><p>At home, it’s a smoothie: fruit, greens, nuts, nut butter or flax oil and protein powder. Then, before my morning workout, some oatmeal and wholegrain toast with more nut butter. On a normal day I do 3,000-4,000 calories. When I was doing the Appalachian Trail, though, that went up to …

Healthy Eating

These before-and-after photos show how much you can realistically change your abs in 2 weeks

When you already have abs, that is.<p>Most people who want more defined abs do a couple extra crunches or eat half a tub of ice cream rather than the whole thing — but Iulia Danilova, a 25-year-old Los Angeles mum to a 2-year-old daughter, recently pulled out ALL the stops in an effort to sculpt her …

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Squat<p>For the most elemental of human movements—sitting down and getting back up, or lifting something heavy off the ground—there is no better …

This Is the Most Popular Sweet Potato Recipe on Pinterest

It was sometime last year that I became deeply enamored of sweet potatoes. I don't do anything particularly special with them or anything — I simply …

How to read your valuable personal Facebook data

If we’ve learned anything from the Cambridge Analytica scandal, its that our personal Facebook data has some real value. The fact that Cambridge Analytica allegedly paid big bucks to get the data, then directly lied to Facebook to hold onto it, shows that our personal details are worth …

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Renegade Push-Up

Push-ups are an underrated exercise.Meatheads scoff at the notion of adding them to their programs. “<i>Too easy</i>,” most will say. “<i>Not not going to make</i> …

This portable power station can keep a mini-fridge running for up to 2 days

As more and more companies release portable power stations for use in the outdoors, the ability to keep our electronic devices charged and …

Portable

Can you cheat the ageing process? Secrets of 'super-agers' revealed

Patrick Cangley covers 160 miles a week in the saddle of his bicycle. The gentle undulations of the Surrey countryside no longer challenge him, though: instead, he prefers to power up lung-busting steep inclines, and has secured his status as one of the fittest and fastest cyclists in the advanced …

Why this bicontinental food blogger starts her day with a cold shower

<i>Welcome to My Morning Routine, where Rens Kroes and other good-life gurus share their personal (frequently surprising, often healthy) morning</i> …

There may be a third pillar of physical fitness beyond diet and exercise

Most of us know that to be healthy, we need to eat well and exercise.<p>But focusing on just those two things may not be enough, according to a theory …

Mental Health

If you like your health awareness with a side-order of self-flagellation, fermentation is quite delicious<p>The problem with the science of diet is that if you’re only partially interested, gobbets of information go in and stick, surrounded by great gaps that you fill by whistling and not quite …

Wellness

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Nutrition

What is Prostate Cancer? The early signs and symptoms to watch out for and treatment available

With over 42,000 men a year diagnosed with prostate cancer, it’s the most common form of cancer to affect males – and one that can easily be …

Cancer

Everything You Need to Know Before You Start Triathlon Training

If you only do one of the sports in a triathlon—swimming, cycling, or running—you’re safe for now. But as soon as you take up a second, a thought …

Train to Run Faster As You Age

If you’re like most of us, you may be over the hill before you even realize there was a hill to go over in the first place.<p>The book “Running Science: …

Tip: The Best HIIT for Strong Guys

High intensity interval training can be done using aerobic or strength-based workouts. Which is better for big lifters? Here's the new science.<p>You …

This 8-Minute HIIT Tabata Routine Gets You Toned in No Time

SWEAT trainer Kelsey Wells shows us her go-to Tabata routine that gets the job done in just eight minutes.<p>For anyone who’s looking to get fit fast, …

This Core Workout Is the Secret Weapon for Killer Abs

Has your quest for a toned stomach halted? It’s time to try something new.<p>For your next abs workout program, look no further than the rings. A …

3 Day Split + Full Body Fridays: 4 Day Workout Program to Build Muscle

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Advanced<p>Program Duration8 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout30-45 …

Why a Foam Roller Will Change Your Life (and How to Do It)

Whether you've recently kickstarted a new workout plan for the New Year, you're trying to exercise more, or you're just trying to keep up with your …