Nicholas Hafer

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Why You Need Adaptogen Herbs—and How to Choose the Right One for You

People in our modern age are under a lot of pressure. And while it’s only natural for the human body to release the hormone cortisol in response to …

Wellness

4 Exercises for Real Posture Improvement

The Posture Experts Are Wrong<p>Any time the subject of posture comes up, it creates the image of a bunch of wanna-be debutantes struggling to learn how …

The Best Mindfulness Exercise Most People Don’t Know

“Live in the moment,” “one moment at a time,” “just breathe,” “look within,” “be in the here-and-now,” “face your problems head-on.” Who’s not …

Back Workouts: Get Action Hero Jacked With This Back and Bicep Workout

Try these muscle-building moves from Jeremy Scott.<p>Nothing gives a great first impression and scares away the bad guys like bulging biceps and a broad muscular back.<p>This back and chest workout inspired by Bruce Willis — part of the Action Hero Jacked series by Jeremy Scott, owner of Jeremy Scott …

This simple face massage makes you look younger in 90 seconds

More than a decade ago, exercise physiologist Sue Hitzmann developed a quick self-massage series on the face and neck to help clients with chronic …

How to Stop Isolating and Connect with Others

“Thank God for Walgreens,” my friend Jessa said over wine one night. “I spent the whole day in my house yesterday writing and hadn’t spoken to a soul …

This 20-minute abs workout from this celebrity trainer is all you’ll need

This 20-minute abs workout from this celebrity trainer is all you’ll need<p>You can never have too many options for working your core. Why? “A strong …

Is death still frightening if you believe the self is an illusion? An astonishing study of Tibetan Buddhists

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettImagining ourselves as no longer existing is, for most of us, terrifying. Buddhism may offer some reassurance. A central tenet of …

Hinduism

How to Build a Terrarium Even Serial Plant Killers Can't Mess Up

Learning how to build a terrarium is not as hard as you might think—and it's a great option if you're looking to add some greenery to your home that …

Blast Your Entire Core With These Plyometric Exercises | Men’s Health

This type of training will carry over well to athletics and compound exercises where you have to maintain a braced core while you become fatigued.<p><b>Directions</b>: Perform the exercises below in the order listed.<p>1. <b>Candlestick Row</b><br>Get your heart rate up while firing up your core muscles with candlestick …

A Bodyweight Core Workout That Hits Way More Than Your Midsection

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Best Single-Leg Exercises to Help Shred Your Entire Body | Men’s Health

1. <b>Single-L</b><b>eg Romanian D</b><b>eadlift to B</b><b>alance</b><br>This exercise takes both strength and focus, and will help improve your stability both in the gym and out in the real world. While doing the five reps of these, make sure your back stays flat the entire time.<p>2. <b>Split-Stance Row</b><br>You'll work your back, hips, and …

Challenge Yourself to Do 1 Killer Workout a Day in our ‘5 Minutes to Fit’ Series

Work your entire body with these quick, kick-butt routines.

Stanford Scientists Classify 5 Subtypes of Anxiety and Depression

Stanford researchers identify five different types of anxiety, each correlating with the activation of different brain networks.<br>Read More

Biomarkers

What You Can Learn From Instagram Booty Chicks

A Doctor's Perspective on Trendy Butt-Building<p>The Rise of the Booty Chick<p>The last reason for following an Instagram booty chick is to learn something …

Social Media

Here Are 7 Well-Paying Side Hustles You Never Knew Existed

While we're all familiar with positions like Lyft Driver and Airbnb host, that's not all that the gig economy has to offer.<p>This story originally appeared on Glassdoor<p>Let’s be honest -- who among us couldn’t use a little extra money? Whether you’re not getting enough hours at your current job, …

Old Fashioned Apple Cake (gluten-free and dairy

<b>Author Notes:</b> For us, we LOVE sweet treats, but we HATE feeling like crap if we eat something that is sugar-loaded. The belly bloat and lethargy do NOTHING for the schedule that we keep. So instead of depriving ourselves of the good stuff, we “healthified” it. Sometimes it works. And sometimes it …

Dessert

How and Where You Can Make Money Testing Websites

Turns Out, Testing Websites Can Be a Lucrative Side Hustle.<p>Updated April 18, 2018<p>In a world of illegitimate online job opportunities, it’s nice to …

Living Rooms

Hollow Rock Flutter Kick 

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Bodyweight Exercises<p>Bodyweight Ab Workout For Women<p>Here's Your 5-Minute Washboard-Abs Workout From a Celeb Trainer<p>Shares<p>View …

Workouts

Yoga for Swimmers: Seven Reasons Why Swimmers Should Do Yoga

Effortless effort is a term that is used often when teaching yoga. Performing with effort while at the same time as moving with ease is something …

30 medicinal plants that'll change your life forever

Medicinal plants as remedy: </p>Since ancient times medicinal plants have been used as an alternative to treat and prevent diseases as well as …

7 tips for staying healthy during what looks to be a horrible flu season

With cold weather comes flu season, and this year isn’t looking too great when it comes to avoiding the sniffles—at least if the US follows in …

This Is How Long You Really Need to Hold a Plank to See Results | Men's Health

As a general guideline, Doug Sklar, a certified personal trainer and founder of PhilanthroFIT in New York City, recommends striving to do three sets of up to 60 seconds. “It’s OK to start with shorter sets and work up to 60 seconds,” he says.<p>Plus, shorter planks can still give you a solid workout, …

This 15-Minute Routine Will Work Your Lower Abs Like Whoa

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Workouts

DIY Cosmetics: Homemade Organic Skin Toner (Video) - Natural Health

<i>Using just a few basic ingredients, you can make your own DIY cosmetics, such as this simple-yet-luxurious organic skin toner.</i><p>By K.C. Compton<p>You use …

Can Trauma Experienced by Your Great-Great-Grandparents Be Passed on to You?

Our families pass on pieces of themselves to us in more than one way. Your eye color may be thanks to genetic inheritance, but not everything we …

The new midlife nutrition rules: 15 questions to fix your eating habits

On my way to meet James Collins at his Harley Street clinic, I duck into a high street sandwich chain for lunch. It’s gone midday and I’m an office worker, so naturally I’m feeling a) hungry, b) even more hungry because I didn’t have time for breakfast this morning, and c) panicked because I’m …

Nutrition

So, you wanna fly for free…

Posted By Jon Nickel-D'Andrea on Aug 11, 2017 | 2 comments<p>Both Ben and I love to travel in first and business class, but when I start to tell people …

Tip: The Suspension Trainer Complex

Not every tough workout has to involve a barbell. Try this complex.<p>A complex is a series of exercises performed one after the other without rest and …

The 12 Stages of Burnout, According to Psychologists | Inc.com

<b>The Compulsion to Prove Oneself:</b> demonstrating worth obsessively; tends to hit the best employees, those with enthusiasm who accept responsibility readily.<p><b>Working Harder:</b> an inability to switch off.<p><b>Neglecting Needs:</b> erratic sleeping, eating disrupted, lack of social interaction.<p><b>Displacement of</b> …

Hobbies