Leonel Soriano

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Reps You've Never Tried

Break Out of the Rep Range Rut!<p>In the old days (read: five years ago) lifting weights was simple. The "rules" went something like this:<p>To build …

Innovation

Here's how J.K. Rowling, author of the highly anticipated 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,' turned rejection into unprecedented success

On a delayed train journey from Manchester to King's Cross station in London, the characters Harry Potter, Ronald Weasley, and Hermione Granger came "fully formed" to the mind of a young temp named Joanne Rowling.<p>In the six tumultuous years following, she would imagine an entire magical world of …

The Real Reason White People Say 'All Lives Matter'

<b>Why "Black" Makes Us Uncomfortable</b><p>Dear fellow white people, let's have an honest talk about why we say "All Lives Matter." First of all, notice that no one was saying "All Lives Matter" before people started saying "Black Lives Matter." So "All Lives Matter" is <i>a response to</i> "Black Lives Matter." …

This Is What Actually Happens to Your Body When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

Sleep deprivation messes with you from head to toe—and a third of the population is losing a lot of zzz's.<p>There's no question that sleep deprivation is an American epidemic, with a third of the country getting less shut-eye than the recommended 7 to 9 hours per night, according to recent research …

Batman, Superman, Captain America, and X-Men vs. Architecture

Difficult to talk about superhero movies just now. It’s not just the loud arguments, though there are a lot of them: “Are superheroes too gritty,” …

10 Signs You've Been In LA Too Long

Within Your Mind, Is There a Super Mind? Renowned Scientist Says Yes

<b>Interview with Dr. Norman Rosenthal</b><p>At a time when people everywhere are embracing yoga, meditation and self-development, Dr. Norman Rosenthal's new book, "Super Mind," comes as a welcome guide--not only for the seeker but anyone wishing to achieve peak performance. Dr. Rosenthal, a former 20-year …

Some people get 'skin orgasms' from listening to music — here's why

The experience is called frisson (pronounced <i>free-sawn</i>), a French term meaning "aesthetic chills," and it feels like waves of pleasure running all over your skin. Some researchers have even dubbed it a "skin orgasm."<p>Listening to emotionally moving music is the most common trigger of frisson, but …

Flute

12 Mindfulness Quotes that Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

Over the past couple of years, as I’ve watched my son grow from a baby into a remarkable little boy, I’ve learned that a young child can teach an …

Mindfulness

The 20 Most Beautiful Places in California

Traveling through California is like getting a crash course in America's natural beauty: the windswept deserts, Redwood forests, rocky coastlines, and rows of vines. Add to that some world-famous architecture and city skylines, and you have a state you could spend a lifetime exploring. It's …

California

How Biofeedback Testing Can Help You Lift More Weights and Prevent Injuries | Men's Health

Sure, doing exercises with horrendous form will probably get you injured. However, I’ve also seen many people do moves “sort of wrong” for years and not suffer any consequences. And I’ve seen people—even coaches and trainers—perform movements with textbook form and <i>still</i> get hurt.<p>There is even an …

You're Not Overtraining, You're Under-Recovering

“Overtraining” is a buzzword that is tossed around the fitness community. It’s the result of pushing your body past its threshold, and it causes …

27 Movies Every Musical Nerd Absolutely Has To See

Hint: Basically anything starring Julie Andrews.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Universal Pictures

10 Powerful Mantras to Stop You from Judging People

<i>When we are judging everyone and everything, we are learning nothing.</i>One of the most incredible changes I’ve made in my life, which has undoubtedly …

Self-help

10 signs you're burning out and how to stop it

The prevalence of burnout is increasing as technology further blurs the line between work and home.<p>New research from the American Psychological Association and the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago reported the following:<p>A Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) …

10 Scientific Benefits of Being a Cat Owner

Studies have shown that just watching cat videos on the internet can boost a person's energy and create positive emotions—so it's no surprise that …

Why You Feel the Need to Grunt When You Lift Weights | Men's Health

In fact, a Drexel University study found that grunting instead of regular breathing can boost maximum static handgrip strength by as much as 25 percent.<p>What’s more, it improves your stability by forcing your core to contract, says strength coach Tony Gentilcore, C.S.C.S. And the more stable your …

How to get ripped with Apple Watch weightlifting apps

Fitness is not just about walking, running and cycling, despite what your Apple Watch may have you believe. Strength training is also important. Without it, your fitness routine is like a one-hand clap. Whether you are aiming for a ripped beach body or just to improve your overall health, you need …

Exercise

MIDNIGHTER 'Is The Queer Icon People Deserve'

Credit: DC Comics<p>DC's <b>Midnighter</b> may be coming to a close in May as <b>Rebirth</b> takes hold, but series writer - and now DC exclusive - Steve Orlando is …

Hating Yourself Because You're Gay

I've had an influx of emails in my inbox recently from gay men expressing their struggles with perfectionism, depression and feelings of loneliness for being old in a youth-centric gay culture.<p>Putting sexuality aside for a split second, these are pretty shitty struggles to face. It pains me to know …

Love Myself

Belief in God involves suppressing analytical part of brain and boosting empathy

Belief in God occurs when we suppress the analytical part of our brain and engage the empathic network, but when we focus on the physical world we …

Nobel Prize

How to Increase Your Good Gut Bacteria | Men's Health

But a good argument can be made for shipping some of your poo to a lab. Your feces can reveal a lot about your microbiome—the community of microbial organisms that lives on your skin and inside your nose, mouth, and especially gut.<p>You have 100 trillion of these critters, and an unhealthy biome can …

Top 7 Dumbbells Only Exercises for Big Shoulders

If a pair of dumbbells is all you have, it’s good enough to get done an intense workout for your shoulders. You can hit the muscles hard enough and …

Workouts

A Puppy With Braces Is Breaking Hearts On The Internet

We all wished we looked this cute with braces as teenagers tbh.<p>"We don't place braces or any oral appliances in the mouth for aesthetics," he said. "We do this for pain or function."<p>"A lot of people don't understand," Molly added. "They think we did this so he won't get picked on in the playground, …

Veterinary Medicine

How to Make Your Workout More Efficient

We calculated exactly how much time the average guy spends NOT working out during a workout<p>Squeezing in a good workout can be tough, what with everything else you’re doing at the gym: checking email, ogling the spin class, taking water breaks. Never mind how much time you waste waiting for …

Text Messaging

5 Best Shoulder Exercises to Hit All 3 Deltoid Muscle Heads and Build Huge Shoulders

To build big shoulder muscles we need to hit all 3 deltoid heads, the front, the side and the rear deltoids. A complete shoulder workout will do that …

Workouts

Common Exercises Most People Do Wrong | Men's Health

Two people, two completely different ideas about how to do one of the simplest exercises in the gym. And both of them completely wrong.<p>If you walked into that same gym today, chances are you’d see multiple versions of exercises hardly anyone did a decade ago, like planks and kettlebell swings. …

26 Feelings You Should Experience At Some Point In Your Life

Embrace ALL the emotions.<p>With a birthday coming up, I've been thinking about feelings. I have a lot of them.<p>If there's anything I've learned in my short time on this earth, it's the importance of being in touch with yourself on an emotional level. Each interaction and experience you have sparks a …

Happiness

This Is What Happens When You Drink Only Water For 30 Days

If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water. Water is important to your good health. Find out what can happen when you drink more …

Health

3 Workouts to Bulletproof Your Lower Back and Prevent Aches and Pain

About 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes, according to the National Institue of Neurological Disorders …