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Three Exercises For the Best Chest Workout

It seems that every bodybuilder has a favorite best chest workout routine for building up the chest muscles. The fact is that the chest muscles are …

A Protein That Moves From Muscle To Brain May Tie Exercise To Memory

Researchers have identified a substance in muscles that helps explain the connection between a fit body and a sharp mind.<p>When muscles work, they release a protein that appears to generate new cells and connections in a part of the brain that is critical to memory, a team reports Thursday in the …

Muscle

Beating Procrastination: 72 Successful People Reveal their Most Powerful Tips

Why do today what you can put off till tomorrow?<p><i>"This isn't important right now, I will get to it later." "This is too difficult, let's keep it for next week." "I need to be in the right mood." "I work better under pressure."</i><p>It comes in various forms (as above), but it has one name. …

This one diet can sharpen your brain and help you live longer

<b>(Kzenon via Shutterstock)</b><p>Intermittent fasting offers a plethora of health benefits — and may even help prevent Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s<p>Ari LeVaux<p>January 18, 2016 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The new year is a popular time to contemplate our relationship to calories, …

75 Apps That Will Save You Time as a Busy Professional

When you're constantly multitasking and putting in long days--and who isn't?--the right apps can be a lifesaver. Once you hit on the combination that works for you, your personal and professional lives run more effectively. Suddenly you're less stressed and more productive.<p>Here are some top apps …

Apps

THIS Is What Happens To Your Body When You Eat Bananas

What if we told you there was a groundbreaking new tool to help you lose weight, reduce bloat, fight cancer and increase your energy—all for just 19 …

The Asian city that never sleeps

South Korea’s high-energy capital moves at a pace that rivals the world’s busiest, with its pulsing creative energy driving innovation in music, technology and fashion.<p>“<i>Pali pali</i>” – meaning “quick, quick” – isn’t just a favourite expression in Seoul: it’s a way of life.<p>South Korea’s capital moves …

Do Online 'Brain Exercises' Work? There's Finally A Gold Standard Study

Scientists studied 7,000 people. Here's what they found.<p><i>This story was originally published by The Conversation.</i><p>The headlines<p>The Telegraph: Alzheimer’s disease: Online brain training “improves daily lives of over-60s”<p>Daily Mail: The quiz that makes over-60s better cooks: Computer brain games ‘stave …

Social Security rule changes may affect retirement strategy

<b>Dear readers:</b> Congress just killed the Social Security strategy known as "claim now, claim more later" that allowed married couples to boost their benefits by tens of thousands of dollars.<p>The changes, which were part of the budget deal signed into law last week, also eliminated the option of …

The 12 best news and reading apps in the world

Smartphones are fast becoming our go-to way to consume all types of media, but sometimes it's hard to know which apps are worth our time.<p>From e-books to Reddit to breaking news, these are the best apps to help you stay on top of the stories everybody is talking about.<p><i>Additional reporting by Steven</i> …

Apps

The 40-30-20-10 Rule Of Time Management

The underlying concept behind every piece of time management advice you’ve ever received is that you should spend more focused time on what matters most and less or no time on distractions from what matters most. The trouble is that that choice is rarely black and white but, rather, filled with all …

Time Management

How To Boost Brain Function With Exercise

For years, study after study has shown that a good sweat improves brain function. But what’s the optimum dose? Only recently are scientists figuring out the proper prescription and timing necessary to achieve the biggest boost. Following new research out of Stanford University and the Mayo Clinic, …

The 6 Secrets to Keeping Your Brain Healthy

Because sleep deprivation, beer, and stress aren't doing you any favors.<p>Science just gave us another reason to take physical exercise seriously. Great.<p>A new study published in <i>The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society</i> found that weight training twice a week could help to preserve your most …

The 100-Rep Lethal Leg Workout

Your glutes, quads, hips, and calves are about to get the workout of their lives<p>There are hundreds of exercises you can choose from to work your lower body.<p>But today, <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour wants you to focus on only one: the extended-range-of-motion Bulgarian split …

5 Easy Ways to Get Healthier Instantly

To help you to tap into the other sources of health besides food, here are five easy (and free) ways to get healthier instantly. And these sources of vibrant health are yours for the using, at any time, and in any place.<p>The world is awash in information about health, so I will keep this short and …

Life inside the Philippines' prison without walls | Philippines

<b>Puerto Princesa, Philippines -</b> Edwin Ymsom has already spent five years in prison for robbery and has another 10 years to go.<p>Although he is incarcerated, he openly sells cookies and peanuts to children at a swimming pool. Nearby, a few hundred prisoners armed with sharp-edged sickles cut grass.<p>The …

CITE: The $1 billion city with no residents - CNN Style

Written by Kieron Monks, CNN<p>In the arid plains of the southern New Mexico desert, between the site of the first atomic bomb test and the U.S.-Mexico border, a new city is rising from the sand.<p>Planned for a population of 35,000, the city will showcase a modern business district downtown, and neat …

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8 Cities That Show You What the Future Will Look Like

Cities used to grow by accident. Sure, the location usually made sense—someplace defensible, on a hill or an island, or somewhere near an extractable …

8 Minutes to Awesome

The Daily Squat and Push-Up Ritual<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Respect the basics. A steady diet of push-ups and pull-ups will help you hit some …

The Best Chest Training Tips, Period

Small Changes for Bigger, Stronger Pecs<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Slight variations on the basic lifts will build a stronger and denser …

The 5 Dumbest Muscle Myths

Kill the Lies. Make the Gains.<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Soreness isn't a sign of an effective workout. Those who lift heavy regularly don't …

Why Japanese Kids Can Walk to School Alone

Even in big cities like Tokyo, small children take the subway and run errands by themselves. The reason has a lot to do with group dynamics.<p>It’s a common sight on Japanese mass transit: Children troop through train cars, singly or in small groups, looking for seats.<p>They wear knee socks, polished …

An A-Z of Mental Wellbeing | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>Keeping our minds well deserves as much attention as keeping our bodies healthy and strong. Use the A-Z below to investigate where your mental</b> …

8 Ways a Mind Map Can Declutter Your Project Management

Project managers can organize their team, their thoughts, and visualize every moving part of their project workflow by using mind maps.<p>PCMag reviews …

5 Foods That Taste Better in October Than They Will All Year

"People know Fuji and Red Delicious, but October is the perfect month to venture outside the norm,” says Chris Romano, a<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Getty Images<p>1 of …

7 Powerful Tips To Supercharge Your Goals | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>You can take a masters degree at a leading university and never receive a single hour of instruction on goal setting and goal achieving. Fortunately,</i> …

Stimulating Brain Waves May Boost Creativity And Ease Depression

The secret to stimulating creativity may be to literally stimulate the brain.<p>In a new study, scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were able to measurably increase creativity by altering electrical activity in the brain -- a finding that may have significant implications for …