Shay Robinson

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Why haven’t I lost weight after exercising? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Kate Carter

Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Honestly? The short answer is more than likely that you are consuming more calories than you are expending.<p>Of course there is a little more to it than …

Weight Loss

Inspire New Ideas with the Gift of Flipboard for Creatives

<i>Click here to send the Creatives gift.</i><p>The Gift of Flipboard is a set of 21 gifts we’ll be “uncovering” every day in December on this blog. Each gift is free and highly likely to get the creative juices flowing. In the gift for Creatives, you’ll find a pre-populated mix articles about design from …

Work-life Balance

Puerto Rico's economic migrants escape to US mainland in search of stability

Growth of Puerto Rican community in central Florida has surged since 2014 as island territory’s debt crisis forces tens of thousands to resettle<p>It can be hard to find a table these days at the Melao Bakery in Kissimmee, where the quesitos are exquisite and the mofongos taste as good as any you’ll …

9 healthy habits for families who want to be more active

I get it, being healthy is hard – but during the holidays especially? Forget it! There are three months of the year dedicated to delicious pies, …

Kids

10 Things Insanely Healthy People Do Before 9 A.M.

Our alarm goes off and we hit the snooze button. That happens a few more times. Then with no time to waste, we leap out of bed, dash into the shower, fly out of the house wearing a wrinkled shirt and grab a quick coffee on our way to work. Basically, we live every morning as if it were “Groundhog …

Wellness

Is Losing One Pound a Week Enough?

My Stanford study participants are working hard...creating behavior change, learning how to eat differently, taking care of themselves and getting healthier...progress!<p>But, it occurred to me a few weeks ago that many of the participants are struggling more than I realized and I couldn't figure out …

The 6 Changes I Made to Lose More Than 40 Pounds After Years of Trying

Natalie White ran marathons and Spartan races, but her body only saw a difference when she did these simple things.<p><b>Before:</b> 205 <b>After:</b> 163<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>In college, my weight stayed around 150. I wasn't watching what I ate, but I occasionally hit up the gym with my friends. When I graduated, I picked …

What Your Eating Habits Reveal About Your Personality

Are you a fast eater, a slow eater or an "isolationist"?<p>You are what you eat, or so the saying goes. But it may be more accurate to say that you are <i>how</i> you eat.<p>Last week, an unscientific but all-too-relatable listicle on LittleThings.com broke down different personality types based on eating …

How to Fix Text Neck and Improve Your Posture

Chances are you’re looking down at your device to read this article — head forward, shoulders rounded and back slumped, putting yourself at risk for …

Who Owns Your Steps?

Kendra Albert has painstakingly logged a few million steps on wearable fitness trackers over the last four years. But the only proof of her hard-won progress resides on the servers of the company that makes them. For Albert, that data is almost as valuable and irreplaceable as photos or texts, and …

Digital Health

New Parents Spend Less Time Looking After Kids Than They Think

According to a new study, couples who have recently become parents believe they spend more hours in childcare than they actually do. And couples who …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

See How What Makes Us Happy Has Changed Over the Past 80 Years

Psychologists from the University of Bolton in the U.K. have re-created a famous study conducted in the same town almost eight decades ago that …

Carly Fiorina Just Played The Gender Card All Wrong

Wrapping up her interview onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt with presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, TechCrunch’s Sarah Lane asked a pretty common question for a candidate running for president — if you don’t win, are you interested in serving as vice president?<p>“Would you ever ask a man running for …

Government

To break the cycle of poverty in Baltimore, fix the culture of poverty

Neighborhoods matter.<p>That's the upshot of two fascinating new studies from Harvard economist Raj Chetty and his colleagues. In the 1990s, the federal government launched an experiment, called the Moving to Opportunity project. It created a lottery for housing vouchers that would allow the winners …

Income Inequality

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

Little-known Evan McMullin finally takes up the mantle of anti-Trump conservative, three months before the election.<p>There are three months until Election Day, and anti-Trump Republicans finally have their man—even if they’ve never heard of him.<p>On August 8, Evan McMullin announced he is running as …

Government

How to Break Your Bad Nutrition Habits

For most of us, it’s pretty easy to focus on the foods that we like rather than the ones that our body needs. This isn’t so much of a concern if it …

7 Ways to Eat Healthier Without Changing Your Habits

When was the last time you read a book, or a substantial magazine article? Do your daily reading habits center around tweets, Facebook updates, or …

Alzheimer's Disease

7 Ways Mindfulness Can Help You Lose Weight, Stress Less And Discover Your Joy | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Get out of your head and into your heart. Think less, feel more.” Osho<p>I used to joke that I didn’t even have time to notice the roses, let alone …

How Yoga Can Relieve Your Allergies

The Importance of Sleep for Runners - Women's Running

<b>If the yawning faces at Starbucks</b> <b>every morning are any indication,</b> <b>most of us are seriously lacking</b> <b>a good night’s sleep.</b> This may be especially true …

How to recover after your run

Question 1:<p><b>When should I be eating after a run to maximise recovery?</b><p><b>James says:</b><br>The sooner the better - ideally within 30 minutes after running as …

Eat Well, Spend Less: Looking Back on the Way We Ate

<i>This month in the Eat Well, Spend Less series we’re looking back on what’s changed over the past two years in the purposeful way we feed our family.</i> …

I'm Not Fat, I'm Sleep-Deprived!

At the moment, I am in debt. Sleep debt. And I am not alone.<p>According to the National Sleep Foundation, humans should get between "seven and nine hours of sleep each night for optimum performance, health and safety." When we don't get enough sleep, we accumulate sleep debt.<p>On average, Americans …

Sleep

10 Ways To Be Healthier In 10 Minutes Or Less

It seems like our favorite excuse: "There just aren't enough hours in the day." It gets us out of workouts, concocting nutritious homemade meals, sleeping enough.<p>But does health <i>have</i> to be a trade-off with time? A new study examined the time American adults spend on beneficial behavior and found …

11 Ways To Eat For More Energy

<i>By Amy O'Connor</i><p>When Health magazine asked what nutrition topic you need help with <i>right now</i>, the response was unanimous: eating for energy! You told us you feel run down and exhausted, and turn to sugar and/or caffeine to bolster flagging energy reserves.<p>Bad idea, says Dina Aronson, RD: "Fatigue …