Richard Leong

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How Successful People Handle Toxic People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all stress.<p>Studies …

Gym Showdown: Free Weights vs. Machines

If you want to get stronger, some kind of resistance training is the way to go. So when you walk into the gym, should you start loading plates onto a …

5 Scientific Secrets to Naps That Will Make You Happier and Smarter

For many of us, more hours of shut-eye at night just doesn’t seem to be in the cards. Is there anything we can do? Yes.<p><b>Naps. Wonderful, glorious naps.</b><p>…

The 10 Rules of Weight Loss That Lasts

The obvious truth: Slimming down isn't fun, but it doesn't have to be hell. Learn these weight loss tenets and long-term success will follow. For real<p>…

Weight Loss

The Best Times to Sleep, Wake, Exercise and Eat Are Based on Age, Circadian Rhythms

If you're wondering what the optimal times are to engage in certain activities, listen to your body's circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythms are physiological, mental and behavioral changes governed by the body within a 24-hour clock, according to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. …

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What People Who Live to 100 Eat Every Day

Over a decade ago, writer Dan Buettner teamed up with National Geographic and a team of scientists to explore these areas, now called the "Blue Zones." His latest book, The Blue Zones Solution, takes a closer look at their healthy lifestyle habits -- particularly how they're eating. Here's a look …

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6 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Marriage

Know what you’re really getting into before you say “I do.”<p>For something most of us have either done or plan to do someday, getting married sure comes with a lot of myths. We can credit old-school mindsets and princesses living “happily ever after” for most of them. Here are six of the biggest …

Divorce

What 5 Days of Junk Food Does To Your Metabolism

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

The Two Stretches You Need to Do before a Workout

Mobility work can be a bore. Cut down your warmup by focusing on these two stretches from world-renowned strength coach Dan John<p>You probably approach mobility work with the same mentality as you do jury duty: Get it done as quickly and painlessly as possible.<p>We get it: Even though mobility …

3 Tricks That Will Give You Incredible Triceps

Many popular triceps exercises can cause injury. Use these awesome—and safe—techniques to hammer the back of your arms and carve chiseled horseshoes<p>If you want your arms to be in permanent beast mode, than show some love to your triceps. When its well-defined, the muscle forms a large horse-shoe …

6 Things No One Ever Tells You About Getting In Shape

<i>SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue</i><p>By Linda Melone<p>Getting in shape seems simple enough: You exercise, keep at it and at some point you see results.<p>But not everything happens as you may expect. Plus, the very experience of exercising and working out can differ between individuals. In short, your mileage may …

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Lose Weight With the Big Breakfast Diet

As schools let out across the country and temperatures rise, many nature lovers are rushing to get outdoors and enjoy the fresh air at the beach. But …

What Type of Cardio Burns the Most Calories?

While working out, sometimes all you can think in those last five minutes is, "Can I be done already?" While five minutes might not seem like a lot, check out this chart to see how many calories you can burn in that short amount of time. It might even give you the extra push you need to go five …

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8 Ways to Spice Up Oral Sex

Going down is about to get even better<p>You probably have a ton of favorite positions when it comes to sex, but what about foreplay? If your pre-sex routine is feeling, well, routine, it’s time to get creative with your mouth moves. Take a page (or eight!) out of the <i>Men’s Health and Women’s Health</i> …

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20 Tips to Shed Body Fat for Good

1 of 20<p>Edgar Artiga<p>1. Change Your Lifestyle<p>When you go on a "program" to lose body fat, you may set yourself up for failure. A program implies an end …

These 5 Yoga Moves Will Save You From Back Pain

The key to preventing back pain is to strengthen your core and release tension and tightness in the muscles around your upper and lower back. Plus, …

Four Foods to Avoid During Weight Loss!

If you have decided to indulge yourself in an effective weight loss program, it is necessary to put in all the required efforts to reach the success …

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Fix Your Posture to Maximize Muscle

Use this head-to-toe guide to make sure your posture is picture-perfect<p>Without even looking at you, I'm pretty sure you have a posture problem. That's because almost everyone I see has a posture problem. After years of evaluating clients at my fitness center in Indianapolis, I've learned to spot an …

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You'll Never Believe How Pregnant This Lingerie Model With Abs Is

Sarah Stage is so pregnant and so hot right now.<p>Sarah Stage, a 30-year-old Los Angeles-based lingerie model, announced that she was seven months pregnant to her 1.2 million Instagram followers with the above photo last month. Since then, she's been chronicling her pregnancy with #selfies.<p>Judging …

25 Must-See Diagrams That Will Make Eating Healthy Super Easy

1. For fruit-ophiles.<p>Photos by Grace Hitchcock for PopSugar / Via popsugar.com<p>Some diets require precision. Yes, even fruit portions.<p>2. For 5-minute …