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RANKED: The 10 healthiest leafy greens you should be putting in your salad

We used the CDC's ranking of powerhouse foods, combined with how many nutrients (specifically potassium, fiber, protein, riboflavin, niacin, folate, B6, calcium, iron, zinc, and vitamins A, C, and B6) the greens pack per calorie, to determine the healthiest leafy greens you can choose. Following is …

Why weight training is so good for you

Weight lifting does more than so much more than pump you up.<p>When most people think about weight lifting, they picture greased-up Schwarzenegger …

10 Stocks You Will Want to Own Forever

These Investments Are Tailor-Made for Long-Term Investor Wealth<p>Updated April 12, 2018<p>Warren Buffett turned 87 on August 30, 2017. And there are no …

Investing

TSA officer steals money from passenger during pat down

A pat down became a shakedown when a Transportation Security Administration officer stole money from a passenger at Orlando International Airport, …

Magnificent $48M Manhattan Mansion Is Our Most Expensive New Listing

Located next door to the former Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City, this week's most expensive new listing on realtor.com® could be …

Foreclosure at One57 Billionaire Tower May Be Biggest in NYC

One57, the iconic 90-story luxury skyscraper dubbed the "The Billionaire Tower" by Carnegie Hall, is hit with a second foreclosure in just a month, …

Buzzkill: Trump’s deputy Attorney general is coming for your legal marijuana

He said the United States would see some changes in the way the federal government deals with areas of legal weed<p><i>This post originally appeared on The Fresh Toast.</i><p>Although Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein previously said that the Justice Department was not preparing to renew the War on Drugs, …

Tip: This Nutrient Does It All

Science shows that this multi-talented compound makes you leaner, increases endurance, and builds muscle. Check it out.<p>What We Know About C3G So …

Tip: The Effects of Low-Dose Creatine

A new study shows how little creatine you can take and still reap the athletic performance benefits. Check it out.<p>Creatine works, it's safe, and it's …

The truth about Zac Efron's 'crazy' Baywatch physique and how he achieved 5% body fat

But a month after its release, men are still flooding Twitter with comments about Zac Efron's incredibly shredded physique in the movie, something …

6 Exercises To Ease Your Neck Pain When Stress Is Weighing You Down

I don't know about you, but when I'm stressed, the first places I start to feel it are in my shoulders and neck.<p>It sort of feels like tiny, angry …

40something and buff: what I learned on a mid-life body transformation course

They say the older you get, the wiser you are. I'm 45 and have found that to be largely true so far – though not as consistently correct as the rarely spoken sister saying: the older you get, the more your joints hurt. That one is unfailingly honest.<p>Once you hit 40, things don’t tend to work the …

Middle Age

Tip: The Most Challenging Core Exercise

Abs. Chest. Shoulders. Lats. This tough exercise hits them all. Can you do it?<p>This is a very tough variation of the traditional rollout that can't be …

Tip: Dope Your Performance With Leaves

Daily consumption of this vegetable can increase exercise performance. Here's what you need to know.<p>You Need to Know About Nitrates<p>Nitrates are …

3 lifestyle changes that may help guard against dementia

Simple changes to your lifestyle might delay the start of dementia or slow its progression, a new report suggests.<p>Some scientific evidence indicates …

Why You Should Stretch After Your Run And Not Before

Static stretching used to be the prescription for every exercise class in every grade. However it’s been shown that stretching muscles before running …

Exercise

5 Ways to Improve Your Training Right Now

Smart Strategies For Getting Bigger & Stronger<p>Significantly improve the results you get from weight training... starting right now. Here's how.<p>1 – …

Physical Activity Is Linked to Brain Health, Says a New Alzheimer's Study

Just keep moving.<p>Scientists studying Alzheimer's have found that staying moderately active can lead to healthier brain functions in those at risk of …

Dementia

Get Off the Treadmill! This 30-Minute Gym Sesh Actually Sculpts Your Butt

The treadmill is great and all, but if you really want to work that booty, the incline isn't gonna cut it. Let's maximize your gym time AND your backside with this 28-minute StairMaster routine from a personal trainer at Crunch Gym in San Francisco, Shannon McCourt. She created the "StairMaster …

These Moves Won't Give You a Butt Like J.Lo's, but They Will Tone Your Glutes

No matter what the state of your—err—ass-ets, we can all agree that better booty is a commonly coveted thing. Of course, “better” is a relative word, …

The Arm Workout to Do If You Absolutely Hate Push-Ups

If your goal is to have strong arms that will allow you to carry all of your grocery bags in one trip—and look absolutely spectacular in a strapless wedding dress—these moves are for you. That's because the exercises use resistance bands, which are an incredibly effective (and portable) tool for …

Stabilizer Muscles: What They Are and Why They're So Important

Stabilizer muscles.<p>It's a term that gets thrown around a lot on the internet—including here on STACK.com—but do you actually know what it means? …

How Much Cardio Do You Really Need?

It’s something cardio junkies will never understand, but a lot of guys just aren’t into sweating out a five-mile run or an hour-long spin class. Some …

3 Essential Exercises for Your IT Band—and Why You Need to Stop Ignoring It

How to prevent injury in this crucial body part.<p>There are few areas of the body as misunderstood as the IT (iliotibial) band. What is it, anyway? Though some think it’s a muscle, it’s actually fascia (a.k.a. connective tissue) that runs from the outside of your hip to the knee and down to your …

Got 10 Minutes? This Kettlebell Workout Only Has 3 Exercises

The versatile kettlebell can test your strength, endurance, and core balance all in one quick and simple workout session.<p><i>This article originally</i> …

Workouts

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This Plank Variation Will Carve Your Core​ | Men’s Health

But the basic plank can seem too easy for some guys. If you can hold it for minutes on end, you'll get bored. So use that time to plank better.<p>This routine starts in the plank position, and forces you to train all the muscles that hold you in balance during a plank. By adding small movements, it …

The ultimate metabolism-reviving resistance-band workout

It won't kill your pump to skip the squat rack for a day or two and get your swole on outside in the fresh air and sunshine. All you need is a set of …