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6 Effective Stretches and Exercises for Back Pain

Whether a couch potato, weekend warrior, or elite athlete, we're all susceptible to back pain at some point during our lives. If you suffer from chronic back pain, you might be inclined to avoid physical activity to avoid more pain. However, you might not be aware that <b>certain activities and</b> …

Stretching Made Simple (by Al Kavadlo)

Al Kavadlo is a leading expert in bodyweight strength training and calisthenics<i>I’m psyched to bring you this guest post by one of my favorite fellow</i> …

Regular Exercise Is Part of Your Job

When we think about the value of exercise, we tend to focus on the physical benefits. Lower blood pressure, a healthier heart, a more attractive physique. But over the past decade, social scientists have quietly amassed compelling evidence suggesting that there is another, more immediate benefit of …

The Strength Program That Will Get You the Best Results of Your Life

It's the simplest way to maximize your gains<p>Tamio "Tommy" Kono, the legendary Olympic weightlifting champion and Mr. Universe, has an interesting way of looking at training. Imagine you have a test tube filled with your workout ability, he says. Each time you train, you should spill out just a …

5 Ways Your Healthy Diet Is Making You Tired

Who doesn't wish for more energy at least a few dozen times a day? Of course, you know that a good night's sleep, regular exercise, and effective …

Glucagon, Dietary Protein, and Low-Carbohydrate Diets

Glucagon is a hormone that plays an important role in blood glucose control. Like insulin, it's secreted by the pancreas, though it's secreted by a …

No Equipment? No Problem! The Benefits of Bodyweight Training

The Benefits of Bodyweight Training<p>While fancy new gym equipment and trendy fitness classes come and go, we’ll always have a tool that we can …

How Eating More Fat Helps You Lose More Weight

For years, decades even, we've been fed the lie that the best way to control calories and shed fat is to cut fat from our diet. Since fat contains …

Nutrition

Top 11 Biggest Lies of Mainstream Nutrition

There is a lot of misinformation circling around in mainstream nutrition.<p>I have listed the worst examples in this article, but unfortunately this is …

Nutrition

How to Fix Your Leptin Issues

<b>Ever had trouble sticking to a diet?</b><p><b>Crave (junk) foods?</b><p><b>Overweight?</b><p><b>Want to snack, especially at night?</b><p>These are all indications that you could have …

Wellness

This Is What 200 Calories of Nuts Looks Like

If you’ve got a case of the munchies, the healthy nutrients in nuts can give hunger the one-two punch. A relatively inexpensive on-the-go food, nuts …

Did Neanderthals Eat Plants? The Proof May Be In The Poop

Neanderthals clubbed their way to the top of an ancient food chain, slaying caribou and mammoths. But a peek inside their prehistoric poop reveals that the meat-loving early humans may have also enjoyed some salad on the side.<p>Researchers excavating a site in southern Spain where Neanderthals lived …

How To Train For Maximum Muscle Growth

The method behind building muscle is simple at its core: train, eat, sleep, and grow. However, the science behind growth is one of the most …

Workouts

Do animals have sex for pleasure?

We thought we were the only species to enjoy intimate interactions, but as Jason G Goldman discovers, a few curious couplings in nature have changed our view.<p>Sex, we are told, is pleasurable. Yet you probably wouldn’t think that if you waded through the scientific literature. That's because most …

Top Protein Myths

<b>Top Five Protein Myths</b><p><b>Learn how to separate fact from fiction about the nutrient of the year.</b><p>Protein has become the latest must-have nutrients. In …

4 Bodyweight Deadlift Alternatives

Welcome to the first video in our brand-new series featuring calisthenics expert Al Kavaldo. <b>This week, Al demonstrates four alternatives to the</b> …

Muscle

Best Free Knee Rehabilitation Exercises That Will Help You For Sure!

Hello dear readers, in this article I’m going to share with you some free knee rehabilitation exercises. I’m writing this article because I have torn …

Tim Ferriss shares how to master any skill by deconstructing it | The Next Web

X-Men: meet the real mutants

As X-Men: Days of Future Past is released, we look at real-life humans who can withstand sub-zero temperatures, face death without fear, and have the reflexes of a fly<p>In 1963, when comic book legends Stan Lee and Jack Kirby first created the X-Men, they could have had no idea what they had spawned. …

Classic Cake Recipes

Serious home bakers will want to master these crowd-pleasing recipes for cheesecake, chocolate cake, carrot cake, and more.<p>First up: What could make traditional red velvet cake even better? Chocolate, of course!

82 Push-Ups You Need to Know About

Drop and give me<i>…</i> 82<i>?</i> That’s right. We at Greatist love—nay, adore—the push-up. It’s one of the simplest and most functional exercises around, and <b>it</b> …

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Sitting all day is bad for your brain, too

We know that spending all day hunched over laptops is shortening our lifespan and expanding our waistlines. Still, the threat of never growing up to be an Anderson Cooper-caliber silver fox may not be enough to motivate young tech workers to switch to a treadmill desk and sign up for some daily …

Get Fit Like a Wild Man: A Primer on MovNat and Outdoor Training | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from MovNat founder Erwan Le Corre.</i><p>“A pattern that had been familiar throughout history is that after a war is …

How Often Should I Replace My Running Shoes?

When it comes to equipment, running is a simple sport—regardless<p>You Might Like{{displayTitle}}<p>of whether you're training for a 5K, a half marathon, …

Justin Woltering: Testosterone - The Science Of Building Lean Muscle

<b>Testosterone: The Science of Building Lean Muscle</b><b><br>by Justin Woltering</b><br>If you've been bodybuilding for long, you probably understand how important …

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