Sam Gass

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I had a 'sleep doctor' tell me how to structure my entire day — and I've never felt more energized

There's something weirdly satisfying about knowing what time someone else wakes up, what time they eat an apple, and how long they wait between eating the apple and working out — especially if that someone is famous and successful.<p>Forget working hard and displaying grit — I'm going to eat an apple …

Sleep

Quadricep Stretches

The quadriceps are four muscles located in the anterior part, or front, or your thigh. This muscle group acts to extend the leg while straightening …

This Illustrated Guide Shows You When to Wear Different Dress Shoes

You might not need to wear dress shoes that often. When you do, you need to know which ones are appropriate for your outfit. This handy illustrated …

The perfect 24-hour day for fat loss

The road to a thinner waistline and a deflated spare tire is plagued with pitfalls, diet mishaps, and false supplement claims. Whereas many guys have …

How to shave off 5% body fat if you’re at 20%

Physiologically, the higher your number, the easier it is to lose body fat. “You have a bigger load on your muscles during a workout so you’ll burn …

Why You Shouldn’t Fear Carbs

<i>We don't do diets. But we still love to eat — and we want to eat well. In her new column,</i> How To Eat<i>, Refinery29's favorite intuitive eating coach</i> …

Research suggests being lazy is a sign of high intelligence

New research seems to prove the theory that brainy people spend more time lazing around than their active counterparts.<p>Findings from a US-based study …

The ONLY 5 Ways You Can Lose Fat

If you go take a look at Google, Pinterest, Instagram, or your Facebook feed right now, it seems like there are a million different diets and …

The Last 10 Pounds

30 Days to Abs Without Changing Your Diet<p>Warning: This program sucks. You'll hate me. You'll be miserable. And you'll try to Dr. Phill yourself into …

7 Signs Your Gut Needs Healing + How to Do It: A Doctor Explains

As an integrative neurologist, I'm fascinated by the connection between the brain and gut. And what I’ve found after working with thousands of …

Wellness

See Which Health Supplements Aren't Backed By Science

There are a lot of fad diets and articles out there that tell you which commonplace and obscure supplements you should be adding to your diet. But …

Infographics

How to Stop Any Craving Right When It Hits

Whether it’s a late-night slice of pizza or a sugary breakfast pastry, we all experience cravings. And they often feel impossible to ignore. While it …

Binge Eating

A Simple 20-Minute Yoga Sequence You Can Do Anywhere

Travel lovers and enthusiasts find many a reason and occasion to travel. Be it for work, to attend a wedding, to catch up with friends, to explore …

Yoga

7 Expert-Backed Tips For How To Make A New Habit Permanent

Now you have an excuse to take a vacation.<p>If you've ever set out to transform your fitness habits, you probably know that achieving consistency can be a terribly difficult feat -- it's always easy to find an excuse to stay in bed or retreat to the couch with a glass of wine.<p>But if humans are …

Happiness

Train Like Captain America

Follow Chris Evans' diet and workout regimen to get your body into fighting shape.<p>Chris Evans is back behind the star-spangled shield in <i>Captain</i> …

Workouts

24 Things You Need to Do to Heal Your Life From Anxiety

1. The opposite of addiction isn't sobriety, it's connection. The same is true for anxiety. Anxiety is being disconnected from the present moment, other people, or yourself. Usually all three. You must reconnect with your life.<p>2. You must give yourself permission to want what you really want. There …

What's the Best Workout for Me?

Your Custom PlanWhich one of these fitness personas do you identify with?When it comes down to it, how you approach your fitness is a combo of goals …

Exercise

15 Research Tools and Resources For Presentations

Creating great presentations is hard work. It takes creative content, an enticing title, beautiful slides, and effective promotion. Perhaps most importantly, the success of your efforts will also be determined by the value of the information provided on your slides.<p>It can be difficult to find …

Infographics

7 Tiny Habits That Lead to Huge Results | Inc.com

The way I think about personal development and designing the life I want to live is very similar to the way I think about investing.<p>Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket." Working on your novel goes in the …

Productivity

8 Life-Changing Skills You Can Learn in Less Than 6 Months

Everyone has the ability to learn a life-changing skill not just this year, but in the next 6 months.<p>By life-changing, I mean something that can have …

Language Learning

Feast or Famine: Evidence Mounts for Fasting Diets

Eat all your favorite foods and still lose weight? Seems almost too good to be true, but for Jennifer Stewart it’s been the answer to a life-long battle with being overweight.<p>“I lose weight very slowly and don’t lose weight like normal people,” says Stewart. “I had tried all kinds of diets. I went …

Holistic Medicine

Three ways to improve sleep quality and brain function

Research shows that sleep is among the most critical factors for peak performance, memory, productivity, immune function and mood regulation – but the speed and information overload of today's pace of life can challenge sleep quality, resulting in a decline in health and cognitive function.<p>Our best …

The Workout to Burn Off Your Belly Fat

“You can rip out ab exercises all day long in the gym, but without the right combination of high-intensity fat-burning cardio along with specific …

Workouts

12 great uses for protein powder

1. Vanilla-chocolate chip pancakes<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>2 scoops vanilla protein powder<br>• 2 scoops almond meal<br>• 4 egg whites or 1/2 cup of egg substitute<br>• 1/2 cup of …

The 15 best exercises to target your love handles

Want to be able to confidently shed your shirt in the bedroom to flaunt washboard abs without fear of excess flab hanging over your boxer briefs? …

9 small lifestyle changes you can make to get smarter

Just as you can eat healthily and exercise to stay fit, there are a number of simple changes you could be making every day to get your brain working faster, sharpen concentration, strengthen memory, and become more intelligent.<p>Business Insider spoke to the nutritional therapist Naomi Mead, who was …

10 Metabolic Moves to Supercharge Weight Loss

I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ Insane ‘Deadpool 2’ Workout—and Now I Know Why He’s Shredded<p>F.D.A. Approves First-of-its-Kind Drug to Prevent Migraines<p>Josh …

Weight Loss

Transform Your Day With A 15-Minute Morning Yoga Sequence

If you struggle to carve out time for yoga, you might want to start a regular morning practice as part of your routine before the day has started …

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

10 Essential Rules of Good Health

When it comes to achieving overall well-being, you need to balance many key aspects of health, including diet, exercise, sleep, professional care, …

Health