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14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

Put these on your do-not-buy list.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and Emily Main and repurposed with permission from</i> Rodale News<i>.</i><p>What's the one food you refuse to eat? Peas? Tofu? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it's probably because you don't like the way it tastes, not necessarily …

Advice to a 20-Year-Old Self

Yesterday I was asked by a young Buddhist, "What advice would you give to your 20-year-old self, when you were just starting on the path?" I answered, Zen doesn't mean that nothing matters. Money matters, work matters, every little interaction matters.<p>Don't go out with people just because you feel …

Steven Pinker: 10 'grammar rules' it's OK to break (sometimes)

You shudder at a split infinitive, know when to use 'that' or 'which' and would never confuse 'less' with 'fewer' – but are these rules always right, elegant or sensible, asks linguist Steven Pinker<p>Among the many challenges of writing is dealing with rules of correct usage: whether to worry about …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

41 Superfoods, Ranked By How Healthy They Are

Jennifer Di Noia, associate professor of sociology at William Paterson University, did the work for us and reported her results in the Centers for …

The 10 Best Apps To Train Your Brain

<i>By Perry Santanachote for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>“Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

4 Drug Combinations That Can Be Accidentally Lethal

Must-know intel for anyone who fills a prescription… ever<p>Nearly 28 percent of adults ages 20 to 59 hold multiple drug precriptions at any given time, per CDC data. In some cases, double (or tripling) up is necessary—but the wrong combo could have critical consequences, says epidemiologist Leonard …

The 5 Secrets of Effective Body-Weight Training

You don't have to lift weights to get fit. Just push yourself. Discover five ways to turn your body into the most effective muscle-building tool on the planet<p>Warning: your whole concept of strength training is about to change. How can we be so sure? Because for years, fitness insiders have told men …

7 Eating Mistakes That Sabotage Your Health

With so much information (and misinformation) available today, navigating the world of healthy eating can be difficult.<p>I've coached hundreds of people on clean and healthy eating. Today I want to share most common mistakes I've noticed that my clients make when it comes to eating well. These are …

9 Habits Of People With A Healthy Relationship To Exercise

Much like the precarious line between thinking carefully about food and obsessing over it, exercise is also a highly beneficial component of a healthy lifestyle that can easily become problematic.<p>Especially among people with a history of eating disorders, a healthy relationship to exercise is “just …

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

You’ve probably heard it before, but you really don’t have to do another crunch. (No, really—don’t. They’re bad for your posture, among a host of other ills.) Instead, use these exercises to firm, flatten, and contour your waistline by training your abs, obliques, and back muscles to <i>resist</i> bending …

6 workouts that melt fat in under 20 minutes

Workout #1: Escalating density training<p>Pioneered by strength coaches Charles Staley and Robert Dos Remedios, escalating density training involves …

Extreme Sports

9 machines you should never use—and the alternative exercises you should be doing instead

Let's be clear: Not all machines are created equal.Exercise machines were invented to provide a safe alternative to free weights, but sometimes …

Muscle

The Million Dollar Arm Workout

It might be a long shot developing a 95mph fastball to make the big bucks in the big leagues, but you certaintly can build yourself some solid beach …

Jon Hamm

How to use free weights to get ripped six-pack abs

If you only buy one piece of workout equipment, invest in free weights. They’re inexpensive, versatile, and a great way to make moves you've mastered …

Get a Shredded Six Pack Quick

Sure, diet is the main component to having defined abs, but a little bit of work on them doesn’t hurt. Since we came to that realization, we asked …

Workouts

Get six-pack abs with this 10-minute workout to burn fat

Apart from following a diet made up exclusively of pizza and beer, the worst mistake a man can make when training for abs is clinging to the same old …

Bodyweight Exercise

Transform Your Treadmill Workout With Sprint Interval Training

<i>By Tracy Hafen for YouBeauty.com</i><p>Thanks to outfits like CrossFit, high-intensity interval training, or HIIT, is now a household phrase.<p>Before getting into the benefits of HIIT and how to transform your treadmill workout, here's a little background: Exercise intensity and energy systems are …

How to reduce the number of ads in Gmail

You can’t stop Google from scanning your inbox or serving you ads, but you can opt out of receiving personalized ads in Gmail. And you can eliminate one prominent ad banner altogether.<p>Google updated its terms of service this week to clarify the manner in which software automatically scans and …