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This is how to increase your attention span: 5 secrets from neuroscience

The human brain is the most amazing thing in the universe. It got us to the moon, built the pyramids, cured smallpox … <i>And it also can’t seem to go 6</i> …

Humanity

Ditch the Monthly Gym Fees — Get Fit With These 5 YouTube Channels

It’s Monday night, and the siren song of your comfy couch and that “Game of Thrones” you recorded has you skipping the gym. Again. What’s it been now …

Fitness

6 Plyometric Exercises for a No-Running Cardio Workout

No running, no problem. Try these full-body exercises that challenge your stamina and core strength so you can fit in cardio without putting in major …

Workouts

Chris Pratt's intense 'Guardians of the Galaxy' workout routine

We're so accustomed to seeing Chris Pratt as a bona-fide action star, it's almost tough to remember he first came to fame as a chubby goofball. …

Exercise

9 Celebrity Nutritionist–Approved Ways to Beat Your Sugar Cravings

As I sit here writing this, I'm munching on a pink Himalayan–salted dark chocolate caramel bar. I don't even like dark chocolate, but this particular …

The 30-minute dumbbell workout program to build muscle

There's something intensely satisfying about lifting with barbells. After all, there's nothing like loading up a bunch of steel and conquering a new …

What is belly fat and how can you shift it?

Visceral, or belly, fat, clings to our internal organs and is particularly nasty, being linked to increased risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer. But there is a simple solution to shedding it<p>Did you know that some body fat is worse than others? When I was a trainee surgeon, the fat that was on …

Diabetes

How to lose your gut, according to 6 regular guys

The following men not only wanted to shape up, they took action and made their ambitions a reality.<p>Take a look at how they shifted their habits to improve their lives for years to come.<p><b>How Christopher Jacob lost 38 pounds in 4 years</b><p>After his wife had a heart attack in 2012 at age 45, Christopher …

Fitness

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This Beautifully Dark Creepy Fan Film Captures The Joker Harley Quinn Better Than Suicide Squad

It gets personal for DC loyalists when someone new portrays their favourite arch-nemesis to Batman, the Joker. And there is no right way to portray …

How To Get Ripped Abs…After 40 (pg 3)

#3 - Wake Up Your Metabolism!<p>Your metabolism works around the clock 24/7 to keep your body functioning optimally and it requires fuel to keep running.<p>…

How do I lose weight but maintain – and gain – muscle?

<b>Question</b><p>I'm a 40-year-old male who needs to lose 20 pounds. I've cut my calorie intake and I am working out five days a week – a mix of cardio and free weights. How much protein do I need to eat to maintain muscle – even gain a little – while I lose body fat?<p><b>Answer</b><p>To lose body fat and maintain …

Nutrition

Not all Christians worship a homophobic God

<b>To the editor:</b> Thanks to Richard Rodriguez for an intelligent perspective on the condemnation of homosexuality by all Abrahamic religions and the enlightening viewpoint that it is a condemnation of love between two people. ("Is the God of Jews, Christians and Muslims a homophobe?" Opinion, June …