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Tip: The Simple Math of Rapid Fat Loss

Want to drop the chub quickly but still retain lean body mass? Grab your calculator and follow this formula.<p>The Formula<p>When it comes to fat loss, the …

Nutrition

The Best Santoku Knives

Whenever a newlywed couple asks me for advice on what kitchen knives to put on their registry, I always say the same thing: Avoid knife sets, which force you to overpay for less important knives, like paring knives and serrated knives. Instead, invest in two good primary knives. Two, because the …

Knives

How to Master the Farmer’s Walk

With all the equipment available at the gym, it may surprise you that one of the most useful strength moves requires nothing more than a set of …

Workouts

This could be the best exercise for people over 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. It is part of the Transforming Life As We Age Special Report.<p>Patricia Bethke Bing, 75, a …

Tai Chi

21 Ways to Get More Protein without Eating Meat

Photo by Yagi Studio / Getty<p><i>There are lots of wholesome ways to increase your protein intake without resorting to meat.</i><p><i>This story originally appeared</i> …

Nutrition

Apple Watch detected blood clots, says writer, and now helping him beat diabetes

Chuck La Tournous, founder of RandomMaccess, says that his Apple Watch played a key role in identifying that he had multiple blood clots, and is now helping him beat diabetes …<p>Writing in <i>MacWorld</i>, La Tournous described what happened the first time around.<p>In May 2016, my body decided to suddenly …

Diabetes

6 Essential Mobility Exercises for Men Over 40

Warm up with these moves for a pain-free back, hips, and knees.<p>Remember the days when you could just walk into the gym, do a couple of leg swings, crack your knuckles, and start squatting? They were nice while they lasted.<p>If you haven’t realized it already, neglecting to warm up properly is one of …

Workouts

10 Things Mentally Strong People Give Up to Gain Inner Peace

Letting go of certain things can open the door to true contentment in life.<p>Mental strength and inner peace go hand in hand. Mentally strong people are confident that they can handle whatever life throws their way.<p>That's not to say they don't feel pain or that they don't get sad--they experience …

Self-help

14 Exercises to Strengthen Your Thighs

Your legs have some of the largest and strongest muscles in your body. The top of your legs—more commonly known as your thighs—are home to the …

Workouts

Everyone Should Use Creatine

The Hidden Health Benefits of Creatine Monohydrate<p>Creatine > Multivitamins<p>Despite little evidence to support their use, untold millions take …

Nutrition

14 Agility Drills For Men Over 40

Feel like an athlete again with moves that build speed, reaction time, and conditioning.<p>Basketball isn’t just a “young man’s game.” Neither is ice hockey, tennis, touch football, or martial arts. In fact, there’s no sport or leisure activity you should have to give up completely just because you’re …

Exercise

So you think you know what reality is? This book on physics and philosophy will shatter your belief

In the process, you will also get to read a lucid history of the debate between Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr over quantum physics.<p>When Albert …

The best Pilates moves for strengthening your glutes

Strengthening and growing your glutes can often feel like a thankless task: no matter how many squats or lunges you do, your legs feel like they're getting more powerful and ache for days after a workout, but the same cannot be said for your bum.<p>But why?<p>The Pilates PT Hollie Grant says it's all …

The 1-Ingredient Trick for the Easiest French Toast

I pretty much learned how to cook by trying to make the things I love to eat, which means I've been making pancakes, scrambled eggs, and French toast …

Fitness Trainer Says Do These 5 Things to Lose Enough Fat to Reveal Your Abs

If you lift your shirt in the morning, and say, "OK abs, I'm ready for you to come out," but they're taking their sweet time, personal trainer Dimitri Peskin from Evolve Training System has some advice. "The three things you'll need to lose enough fat to see your abs are A Method + Consistency + …

Workouts

The One Reason Why You're Not Losing Weight is Simpler Than You'd Think

Just because you’re working your butt off in the gym, sweating profusely, gasping for oxygen, experiencing all the post-workout soreness and seeing your weight dramatically decrease, doesn’t mean you’re burning fat. Yes, the truth really hurts, even more than your muscles do after a week at the gym.<p>…

Body Fat

How to Stay Fit After 40

How do athletes perform at a top level beyond age 40? This 41-year-old reveals strategies that even regular guys can use.<p>I'm not an elite athlete. I'm just a guy on the precipice of middle age who enjoys running, biking, soccer, and tennis. If I can push myself to my physical limit a couple of …

15 Cleaning Secrets Only Car Detailers Know

Save hundreds of dollars and detail your car yourself in half a day. Get professional results using these tips from experienced detailers.<p>If you hit …

The Best Meditation Tips For People With Anxiety (From Someone With Anxiety)

<i>Sarah Wilson is a best-selling author, journalist, and entrepreneur who has spent years struggling with anxiety. In her new book,</i> First We Make the …

Is it possible to exercise too much? Heart expert says yes

When most people think of extreme athletes — Ironman triathletes, marathoners, and even those who compete in 100-mile ultra marathons — the picture of a very fit, very healthy person comes to mind.<p>But people who consistently run 15- to 20-miles as often as three to five days a week might be doing …

These Superfoods Will Elevate Your Running To The Next Level

One of the best things about running is that it typically goes hand in hand with an overall healthier lifestyle. You don’t want heavy foods in your stomach before running three miles; and you’re more likely to make better decisions after you’re done, because you feel so great. As you get healthier, …

15 Italian Cooking Secrets That Will Change Your Life

The beauty of learning how to cook Italian food the right way is that you don't have to go to a restaurant every time the craving strikes. From making the perfect pasta to having the essential pantry staples on hand, there are a few secrets Italian cooks always have up their sleeves that come in …

10 Tips For a Stronger and Flatter Midsection

If your belly is the one place where fat just won't disappear, while there's no magic one-step cure, here are some must dos that are proven to whittle your middle.

Exactly How I Went From Running a 12-Minute Mile to a 7-Minute Mile

It's confession time. I've always been afraid of running. I absolutely dreaded it in high school and whenever it was mile day, I found a way to get "sick" so I could skip PE class. If I tried a little in my mile times, I could finish it in 10 to 11 minutes, but most of the time, I was averaging 12 …

6 yoga moves runners should do to speed recovery

Whether you run a 5K a day with your girlfriends or you’re in the midst of marathon training, you probably feel it: tight hips, achy hamstrings, and …

Yoga

Dear Wife: A Letter From the Woman That Was Sleeping With Your Husband

Dear Wife,<p>I knew your husband before you did. We had a thing some years ago. And by thing, I mean an attraction to each other that seemed to sneak up on us out of nowhere after years of knowing each other. One rest stop later and things were very different between us.<p>We never got the chance to …

How Do You Know You Are Reading This?

The only thing you know for sure is that you are conscious. All else is inference, however reasonable. There is something in your head that generates …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

J.P.'s Big Daddy Biscuits Recipe

"This recipe will produce the biggest biscuits in the history of the world! Serve these gems with butter, preserves, honey, gravy or they can also be …

11 Seemingly Innocent Habits That Can Actually Make Someone A Toxic Person

For people who are struggling to maintain healthy relationships with their friends, family, and partners, it can help to look at any toxic …

Self-help