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11 Ways to Keep Lack of Sleep From Killing You (Because it Is) | Inc.com

An estimated 50 million to 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders that decrease daily functioning and adversely affect health and longevity. To make things worse, one study even found that reduced sleep time carries a greater mortality risk than smoking, high blood pressure, and …

Productivity

The Best Time to Consume Most of Your Calories If You're Trying to Lose Weight

Turns out, those who ate more calories in the first half of the day lost significantly more weight and demonstrated better metabolic activity than those who ate heavily in the evening. On average, the earlier eaters lost 3.75 pounds more and trimmed an extra 33 percent off their waistlines.<p>Granted, …

Do These 5 Moves to Lose Those Saddlebags

Exercise 1 Single-Leg Hip Raise<p>Begin on the floor, on your back, with your right knee bent and left leg resting straight on the floor. Keeping your left leg straight, raise it up to a 45-degree angle so that it is in line with your right thigh. Allow your arms to relax on the floor out from your …

The 15 Nutrients All Runners Need

When you want to run strong, your diet can play an important role in reaching your goals. That means ditching the salty snacks and pumping up your meals with wholesome, fresh foods—the fruits, vegetables, meats, whole grains, and legumes you've come to love. Here are 15 nutrients health-minded …

Nutrition

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Hate Crunches? 6 Better Core Exercises for Beginners

Shares 50.3K<p>Photo: Pond5<p>So maybe you aren’t in good enough shape to get down and give us 50 crunches. But we know you’re not looking to ignore your …

Workouts

Foods That Are Making You Fat

Whether you jumped on the healthy eating bandwagon for the rapid weight loss or long-term health benefits, we're sorry to say, you <i>can</i> have too much …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Etymology

10 Weight-Loss Foods Buried in Your Pantry

<b>Oatmeal</b><br>If you're looking to lose weight but still want to indulge in carbohydrates, oatmeal is the way to go. Science has proven that this breakfast staple lowers cholesterol levels and trims waist size. And the best part is the endless possible oatmeal combinations, like fresh blueberries and …

The best foods you can eat for healthy hair

When hair looks limp, dull and lifeless, people often turn to new shampoos and conditioners for that extra oomph. But really, a poor diet could be the culprit for lackluster locks.<p>“[Lifeless hair] is usually coming from the inside out,” says Michael Stranko, a hair stylist at Hair Designs by Karen …

Low Fat

Next Fitness Star Emily Schromm Shows You How to Get a Rock-Hard Body Like Hers

Exercise 1 Pushup Row<p><i>"This combo hits your entire upper body and core like no other move."</i><p>Start in a plank position with your hands resting on a pair of dumbbells directly under your shoulders and your body forming a straight line from head to heels <b>(A)</b>. Keeping your core tight, bend your elbows to …

A Fitness Giant Eyes The Next Frontier Of Personal Training: Sleeping

High-end health-club chain Equinox Fitness is conducting its own clinical trial on sleep.<p>Regular exercise and good nutrition aren’t enough to achieve optimal well-being; Rest and regeneration are crucial too. So, if we have personal trainers for fitness, how far off can the sleep trainer be?<p>That’s …

Sleep

12 Power Foods You Should Definitely Be Eating

How many of them are already in your diet?<p>Shutterstock<p>Another berry, fish, or nut is proclaimed a "superfood" about every other minute. (Insert eye roll here.) But truth be told, certain eats <i>do</i> deserve props in the fitness arena, says exercise physiologist and nutrition scientist Stacy Sims, …

Nutrition

6 Gorgeous Hairstyles You Can Do in 10 Minutes—Or Less!

<i>Get the tutorial at Hair Romance.</i><p><b>Hippie Braids</b><br>Boho braids are the epitome of summer style, and this look is so versatile, you can still wear it into fall, no problem. Best of all, it doesn't require any super-complicated braids—your skills definitely will suffice.<p><i>Get the tutorial at Barefoot Blonde.</i><p>…

Hairstyling

Can Lemon Water Really Help You Lose Weight?

<i>Want a low-key weight loss regiment? Watch Jillian Pranksy demonstrate the slimming power of gentle yoga:</i><p>Drinking water—whether hot or cold, infused with lemon, or plain—also helps keep your metabolism humming. "Staying hydrated is an important component of a healthy diet because it boosts your …

39 Incredibly Simple Life Hacks of Highly Successful People | Inc.com

"When asked to describe significant regrets in their lives, more than 8 out of 10 people focused on actions they did not take rather than actions they did. In other words, they focused on things they failed to do rather than things they failed at doing."--David Niven, <i>The 100 Simple Secrets of</i> …

Self-improvement

Green Tea Benefits: Drinking Green Tea for Weight Loss

Sip Up, Slim Down: The Right Way to Drink Green Tea for Weight Loss<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>I'll admit it: I had a mini …

First full body transplant is two years away, surgeon claims

A surgeon says full-body transplants could become a reality in just two years.<p>Sergio Canavero, a doctor in Turin, Italy, has drawn up plans to graft a living person’s head on to a donor body and claims the procedures needed to carry out the operation are not far off.<p>Canavero hopes to assemble a …

Medicine

5 Simple Habits to Get More Plants into Your Diet

More and more people are waking up and realizing the impact of their dietary choices.<p>It seems like every day, new information is released that …

31 Decadent Cookies You Won't Be Able To Stop Eating

That dough, tho.<p>For more food porn, <b>like Spoon University on Facebook</b> or <b>get at them on Pinterest</b>.

3 Magic Words to Overcome Overwhelm | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you ever know what you need to do but have trouble getting started? There’s a good chance that there’s at least one thing that you habitually put …

Mom Has Her Paws Full With Tiger Triplets

Jaya the Sumatran Tiger has her paws full as she keeps up with her three cubs, born on October 8 at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.<p>Photo Credit: …

Cute Animals

27 Cute Pictures To Get You Through That Hangover

Images presented sideways for optimal head-on-pillow reading.<p>*Reading is very optional.

Stuff Made Out Of Other Stuff - Holiday Edition

Artists and crafters know that nothing says "I love you" like a handmade gift, and when it comes to making stuff nothing makes new stuff quite like …

5 Winning Habits Of A Happy Couple

Happy couples aren’t perfect, and they certainly aren’t always happy.<p>There’s no scientific method to achieve happiness in a relationship—no formula …

Happiness

This One Phrase Changed My Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

There is an old zen saying<p><i>“The way a person does one thing is the way they do everything”.</i><p>I first heard this phrase from a mentor of mine a few years …

Motivation

5 Inspirational Thoughts For When You're Having A Bad Day

You know what I’m talking about.<p>From the second your alarm clock screams into action to every waking minute thereafter – it’s a relentless struggle …

Outsourcing

4 Lessons Kids Can Teach You About Happiness

It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness. – Charles Spurgeon<p>Notice how when you’re around kids everybody’s mood …

Happiness

5 Proactive Ways To Be A Dependable Person

Being small has its perks, but it also has its cons—such as no one rarely trusts you with the big stuff. Whether at work or school, I find it …

Self-improvement