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What is fascia, and is 'myofascial release' the secret to better health?

There's a new buzzword in yoga studios across the UK: fascia. But what exactly is it, and should we all be paying more attention to this often overlooked aspect of our anatomy?<p>Put shortly, fascia is a clingfilm-like substance that wraps around all our muscles and organs, offering support and …

17 Great Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

Some are new, some are staff favorites, but all are terrific—and you’ll love at least one.<p>1 of 17<p>If Oddball Families Make You Smile<p>Advertisement<p>2 of …

Books

6 Cutting-Edge Beauty Tools We're Totally Obsessed With

We'd be lying if we said we didn't lean on tech to make our lives easier. Seriously: We'd <i>literally</i> be lost without our maps app. But when it comes to …

32 Stylish Interiors All Men Will Love

If you follow our Instagram @stylishmanmag, you know we have an obsession with stylish and masculine interiors. We regularly feature lofts, bathrooms …

50 startups that will boom in 2018, according to VCs

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>We reached out to a number of top VCs and asked them which startups will boom in 2018. We invited participation from investors from a variety of backgrounds and …

Venture Capital

These 67 books teach Entrepreneurship better than a Harvard MBA !!!

In today’s day and age if you’re not constantly learning, trying new things and evolving, existing knowledge becomes redundant pretty soon and …

These 7 Habits Literally Add Years to Your Life, According to Science

British researchers studied more than 600,000 patient histories and figured out exactly how much extra time good habits can add to your life.<p>We get only so much time on the planet. For as long as we've been here, people have tried to figure out how to stretch our time a bit longer. While we still …

Engaged

How a Young Med Student Took On Cancer

Ari Bernstein was 22 years old and five months into his first semester at Albert Einstein College of Medicine when he learned he was sick. Sometime last November, he began noticing his neck was sore, and felt a lump at the base of his neck. When he had it checked in December, it turned out to be …

Physiology

How Many Years of Good Health Do You Have Left? This Calculator Can Tell You

The good news is, most of the factors that go into good long-term health are in our control.<br>Read More

Retirement

I tried the 10/10/10 Method to make decisions like Warren Buffett and Ray Dalio — and it's completely changed the way I view choices

<i><br>"I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people."</i><p>Those words are often attributed to Isaac Newton. They may evoke a chuckle, but they get to the root of a problem faced by us all — irrational behavior.<p>Making decisions is one of keystone actions we all take on a …

Self-improvement

Doctors as app makers? Sure, no coding required

Tools like Doctella are giving medical professionals a cheap and easy way to communicate with patients outside the office.<p>The days leading up to surgery can often be nerve-racking for a patient. Easier communication with doctors could help relieve some of those fears, and technology can play a key …

The time-saving exercises which you can do anywhere

There are the Anna Wintours and Michelle Obamas of the world who get up at 5am to play tennis or pound the treadmill. And then there are the rest of us, who book a gym class at the beginning of the week only to cancel it two hours beforehand because we’ve had a tough day and would rather have a …

Black Swans

Relieve pain in the most natural way: 7 painkillers available in your kitchen

Stay away from harmful painkillers and go for these natural options instead.<p>Popping pills for even minor discomforts is a habit for most of us. It is …

The world champion of public speaking says you should ask yourself 3 questions before giving any presentation

Whether you're about to give a TED Talk to 1,200 people or take 15 of your colleagues through a PowerPoint slideshow, there are three questions you need to ask yourself, according to Manoj Vasudevan, the 2017 Toastmasters International world champion of public speaking.<p>Vasudevan, an Indian …

Public Speaking

The Workout That Helped This 42-Year-Old Guy Sculpt His Six Pack Abs

Eric Falstrault was always in shape, but jiu-jitsu took his routine to the next level<p>Eric Falstrault was never really in bad shape. As a gym owner, he's worked in the fitness industry for the past 20 years. To be a good example to his clients, he's always tried to practice what he preached.<p>The …

Overnight Oats With Chia Are What’s For Breakfast

This oatmeal is easy to make the night before a long workout and can be transported in a jar when traveling for a race or run.Pre-Workout Overnight …

Breakfast

Replace Your Lawn With These Superior Alternatives

Earlier this week, we suggested you stop mowing your lawn. American lawn care consumes almost a third of all U.S. domestic water use and produces 4% …

Gardening

Coronary Artery Calcification Likely the Best Marker of Heart Health

Checking for calcium build-up in the heart’s arteries identifies patients at increased risk for heart disease, finds study.

Medical Research

Your largest asset isn't your home or savings account — a financial planner explains why

Despite everything you may have read or heard, your house and your 401(k) are not your largest assets—your career path and income are your biggest assets by far.<p>Below I will illustrate why this is the case and provide one simple tip on how to maximize your personal growth potential.<p>Your home is an …

Retirement

8 Stretches That Will Help You Touch Your Toes

Flexibility is one of those things that many people talk about dreamily. Like, being flexible would be nice, but sigh, it’s just a pipe dream. Except …

Pain

​Do This 40 Minutes a Day to Make Your Body 9 Years Younger

​Sorry, you have to put in the time if you want to see the results<p>One of the most powerful anti-aging secrets may be right in your hands—or, to be more accurate, your feet: High levels of exercise can slow aging in your body, researchers from Brigham Young University discovered.<p>In the study, …

How turmeric can help you get brilliant white teeth (really)

Even though turmeric is a game-changing skin booster and inflammation-fighting superfood, you have to be careful handling it—because it turns …

Alternative Medicine

5 Apps Changing How The Healthcare Industry Works

The recent technological innovations and mobile advancements are bringing about a major change in the relationship between healthcare professionals …

Digital Health

How big pharma is making huge profits from torturing and killing horses

Recent investigations have revealed inhumane practices that have shocked even experienced animal welfare experts.<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Big pharmaceutical corporations are far from having an unblemished record when it comes to their treatment of animals. But recent …

Tip: This Stuff Ends Achy Knees

This natural substance works as well as ibuprofen to stop knee pain but without the bad side effects.<p>Weight lifting presents a paradox to damaged and …

You can only claim to be fit if you pass these 7 tests, says hardcore gym instructor

You might be able to squat, lift your own body weight and execute a round of pushups without breaking a sweat but that doesn’t necessarily mean …

30 Books You Should Read at Least Once in Your Lifetime

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as settling down with an exhilarating new read on a rare day off. But while we’re always on the hunt for brand new books to binge-read, there are certain literary staples that every bibliophile should read at least *once* in their lifetime — plus, it doesn’t hurt …

Books

6 Must-Have Plants For A Thriving Native Garden

These wide-ranging species are native to nearly all parts of the U.S. and keep your garden filled with the wildlife you love.<p>Tough as nails <i>and</i> …

How artificial intelligence is revolutionizing healthcare

Artificial intelligence has challenges to overcome before it gains full traction in many fields. And healthcare is no exception, especially where privacy is concerned. Last year, DeepMind ran afoul of UK authorities and privacy groups over its data sharing deal with the NHS. Medical information is …

Artificial Intelligence

Here's how much money doctors actually make

Not all doctors take home the same amount of money. Orthopedists — doctors who treat bone and muscle problems — make the most on average. Pediatricians, or those who take care of children, earn the least. And white doctors take home significantly more than their equally qualified peers of color, …

Physiology