Omar Ramroop

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Hate Burpees? It’s Time You Tried These 7 Fat Burning Exercises Instead

It’s pretty common knowledge that when it comes to fat burning exercises, burpees are the go-to move.<p>But what do you do if—god forbid and shh don’t …

Workouts

3 simple products parents miss to buy to help their kids excel in tennis - Women's Tennis Blog

<i>This month’s column of tennis coach Marcin Bieniek suggests three simple items that parents can buy to help safeguard the health and maximize</i> …

This Full-Body Workout From the "Kettlebell King" Will Leave You Feeling Sore and Badass

Eric Leija is known as primal.swoledier on Instagram, but around here he's known as the Kettlebell King. He's known for consistently posting kettlebell workouts that target pretty much every muscle in the body, including ones you didn't even know existed. And his emphasis on functional movement and …

13 Mistakes That Are Stopping You From Reaching Your Full Fitness Potential

A physiotherapist shares her advice on improving your body.<p>Whether you've been inspired to run a marathon or simply want to return to regular exercise, managing injuries can be the secret to staying fit and healthy for longer. We spoke to Ashley Wienand, clinical director at Ultra Sports Clinic and …

What Kind of Friend You Are, According to Myers-Briggs

I<p><b>t took me a long time to have an interconnected group of friends, even longer to understand the interpersonal dynamics at play between us, and the</b> …

Personality

Deep-Sea Anglerfish Caught Mating in First-of-Its-Kind Video

Since they live in the inky depths of the ocean, anglerfish have rarely been filmed.<p>Something fishy is happening thousands of feet under the surface of the North Atlantic Ocean.<p>In a rare video, captured by the science-focused Rebikoff-Niggeler Foundation and first released as a <i>Science Magazine</i> …

Why does an octopus have more than one heart?

As if these tentacled wonders weren’t already alien enough, the octopus' three hearts and blue copper-rich blood seals the deal.<p>Octopuses have three …

No, There Is no Such Thing as ADHD

No, there is no such thing as ADHD. Somewhere along the line we have lost the understanding that kids come in all shapes and sizes. Some kids are …

6 Smart Habits That Will Lead to a Fulfilling Life

Whom do you surround yourself with? This may be your first lesson toward a life of success.<p>Do you ever lay in bed at night in a state of insomnia and look back over your choices in life and wonder, "I wish I did that differently?"<p>Perhaps it's feeling like you should've made that transition into a …

Self-improvement

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Self-help

13 grammar myths you should stop believing

Myth 1 — Never start a sentence with 'and,' 'but' or 'so'<p>According to the grammar experts at the 'Chicago Manual of Style,' you don't have to do mental gymnastics to avoid starting a sentence with a conjunction. "There is a widespread belief — one with no historical or grammatical foundation — that …

Inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe

The inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe, after discovering why people become frail as they grow older.<p>Most people become weaker in their later years, as their leg muscles get smaller and less able to bear weight, which often leads to disability and falls.<p>But …

Muscle

How to watch the March 2018 full 'worm' moon

This year's worm moon is coming. What is it exactly, and how can you watch it?<p>A full moon, though a pretty common sight, is always captivating. This month, you'll be able to catch a full moon nicknamed the "worm" moon. (Some people also call it the "sap" or "crow" moon.)<p>Here's everything you need …

Super Blue Blood Moon

Hilarious Doctor Sketch About Health Problem You May Already Have

“Doctor: Symptoms” by Frontpage Films is a hilarious doctor/patient sketch about a “health problem” that hits rather close to home for the 50 million …

WordPress

Salvator Mundi and the mystery of the orb: is the world's most expensive painting a real Leonardo?

Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi has sold at auction for a record-breaking $450 million (£342 million). It raises a number of questions: Can any painting really be worth that much? Why are we still so obsessed with da Vinci? And then there's the question that may give its buyer the sleepless …

Art

6 Tips for Buying a Laptop

Whether you're writing a term paper, teaching a class, organizing a research project or just surfing the web, you need the right laptop to suit your …

These 16 Psychological Tricks Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

Roger Federer draws Rafael Nadal comparison after Dominic Thiem’s tough US Open exit

Roger Federer compared Dominic Thiem with Rafael Nadal after the Austrian suffered a tough US Open exit at the hands of Juan Martin del Potro.<p>The …

The case of tennis commentator Doug Adler shows how dangerous the court of social media can be

The most terrifying book I have read in recent years is not a Stephen King tome but a title called <i>So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed</i>. Author Jon Ronson meets mostly ordinary people whose lives have been turned upside down after being tried and sentenced in the court of social media, a new unhinged form …

One way today’s tennis stars are the opposite of John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors

A generation ago, many male tennis players were known for their brash and unsportsmanlike behavior. Some — like John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors and Ilie …

The Seven-Second Rule: How to Avoid Being an Easy Target

A criminal decides in just seven seconds if you will be their next victim.<p><i>It takes a criminal just seven seconds to select their next victim.</i><p><i>So how do you avoid being a target? Enter: Steve Kardian, a self-defense expert with 30 years experience in law enforcement as a police officer, detective,</i> …

Self Defense

5 simple ways to awaken your core

Try these simple workouts for stronger stomach muscles<p>The term 'core' refers to the muscles around your trunk and pelvis, and includes your lower …

Here Are The Best Points Roger Federer Played While Wrecking Wimbledon

There is nothing else to say about Roger Federer’s Wimbledon that hasn’t already been blogged in gross excess. But fortunately there is a lot to …

We Need to Relax Like Roger Federer

Folks, I have some news: I’ve decided to mail it in for the rest of the summer.<p>I know what you’re thinking: Buddy, you’re a newspaper columnist. Isn’t mailing it in basically the job?<p>And it’s a fair point. But this isn’t one of those lazy, feet-on-desk, all-day-on-Facebook, margaritas-before-noon …

Tennis

People are raising hundreds of millions selling digital coins online — it's either the future of funding or a 'bubble'

Over half a billion dollars has been raised through so-called "Initial Coin Offerings" (ICOs) since the start of the year, according to Richard Kastelein, a partner at the Cryptoassets Design Group, a company that helps launch ICOs.<p>It's an incredible amount considering that ICOs were unheard of …

Easy Tips to Try Meditating

Maybe you’ve tried meditating before. You close your eyes, expecting enlightenment (or at least some instant stress relief ) but nothing happens. …

Six exercises to improve your tennis game

Tennis is a deceptively difficult sport to master. While the pros may make it look like a walk in the park, a close game of tennis can push the body to overwhelming levels of exertion.<p>A case in point is the 2012 Australian Open Men's Final, between Novak Djokavic and Rafael Nadal. A gargantuan …

Exercise

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal add some vintage sparkle to the waning Wimbledon party

This year’s Wimbledon feels like a party whose host is indisposed. On paper, it looks terrific. British fans can cheer a top-ten seed in both singles draws for the first time since 1973. The only problem is that Andy Murray is walking with a limp and Johanna Konta is recovering from a heavy fall at …

How and when Andy Murray could lose world No 1 status with Rafael Nadal, Stan Wawrinka and Roger Federer waiting in the wings

Andy Murray openly declared that he "certainly won't win Wimbledon" playing like he did during his first-round loss to Australia's Jordan Thompson at Queen's Club on Tuesday.<p>Not only is Murray's ambitions of winning a third Wimbledon title in the balance, but his place at the top of the world …

18 Filling Salads You Can Actually Eat for Dinner

Craving something light, wholesome, and totally fresh for dinner? It's time to throw salad night into your weekly meal plan. Wedge it between Taco …

Healthy Eating