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Yoga for a Beautiful Body

Yoga

The Top 30 Muscle-building Foods

Ready to build some serious muscle? You’d better be ready to eat like it.<p>All the squats and bench presses in the universe won’t get you very far …

Nutrition

Do This Workout for a Flat Belly!

<b>Reverse Lunge with Twist & Pull</b> <b><br>Targets:</b> butt, thighs, core, shoulders, and upper back<p>Stand with your arms extended forward at chest height, holding one end of the band in each hand. Step your left foot back, and lower into a lunge. Twist your torso over your right leg, and pull your hands farther …

4 Amazing Stretches for Injury Prevention

In an FST session, you hop on a massage table with comfortable stabilizing straps, and a therapist gently pulls and moves your legs, arms, spine, and neck in different ways to stretch the fascia and lubricate your joints. "The therapist uses their body as leverage to create traction and gently …

Top 10 Tips For Sleeping in the Heat

The brain needs to be a fraction of a degree cooler than the rest of the body to achieve optimal sleep. If you're too hot this can stop you getting …

Sleep

14 Inspirational Books That Can Change Your Life

I've spent my whole career in the book business, and I wouldn't want it any other way. So many people have a book inside them (at least one) and as a …

50 Places to Visit in All 50 States

America is truly beautiful, from California to New York, from the redwood forests to the Gulf Stream waters — and don’t forget the amber waves of grain and purple mountain majesties. To celebrate this amazing country that’s brimming with beauty and diversity, we wanted to capture one “must-see” …

National Parks

10 Yoga Poses to Practice Before Meditation

In part three of <i>Mindful</i>‘s Getting Started series, “Get Up & Move,” we look at mindful walking and movement and feature 10 simple yoga exercises to …

How long can you go without air?

A few people can hold their breath for an astonishingly long time, discovers Frank Swain. How do they do it?<p>Last November, 32-year-old Nicholas Mevoli lay on his back on the ocean surface, gulping air like a fish to pack his lungs with air. Then with a small splash, he dove under the water and …

Scuba Diving

Why do we have blood types?

More than a century after their discovery, we still don’t know what blood groups like O, A and B are for. Do they really matter? Carl Zimmer investigates.<p>When my parents informed me that my blood type was A+, I felt a strange sense of pride. If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was …

Diabetes

Harold Edgerton: The man who froze time

Harold Edgerton invented the electronic flash – which allowed him to capture things the human eye cannot see. Stephen Dowling looks at his legacy.<p>Every time you use the flash on your smartphone or camera, you should give silent praise to Harold Eugene Edgerton. In the era of vacuum tubes and radios …

Inventions

The truth about smart drugs

Are we asking the right questions about pills designed to boost brainpower? Marek Kohn looks at what they can do for us – and what they can’t.<p>“You know how they say that we can only access 20% of our brain?” says the man who offers stressed-out writer Eddie Morra a fateful pill in the 2011 film …

The Brain

10 workouts to burn off your beer belly

You don’t have to give up your favorite beer in order to lose that beer belly you’ve been rocking.<p>Give these 10 workouts a shot to make your gut …

The One Move That'll Help You Get Strong, Toned Abs FAST

A trainer shares her go-to exercise for a flat tummy.<p>Shutterstock<p>It's time to stop cranking out endless crunches if you want to achieve killer abs. Holly Perkins, C.S.C.S., recommends one basic move that you can do in your living room: the single-leg holding plank. "It's a bit challenging, but it's …

The Best Butt Exercise for Runners

Xiaomi Mi 3 to be on sale again on July 28

Xiaomi Mi 3.<p>On Tuesday, many prospective Xiaomi Mi 3 buyers were disappointed as the phone was sold out in a matter of minutes. Dismayed buyers took …

Neuroscience: ‘I built a brain decoder'

What are you looking at? Scientist Jack Gallant can find out by decoding your thoughts, as Rose Eveleth discovers.<p>Jack Gallant can read your mind. Or at least, he can figure out what you’re seeing if you’re in his machine watching a movie he’s playing for you.<p>Gallant, a researcher at the University …

The Brain