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Uncovering the what and why of mindfulness

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>I told my family doctor that I suffer from anxiety. She said I would have to wait a long time to get an appointment with a psychiatrist. Instead, she suggested I attend a group therapy class that teaches mindfulness. What is mindfulness and can it really help me?<p><b>THE ANSWER</b><p>Your family …

Mindfulness

How To Run A Rogue Government Twitter Account With An Anonymous Email Address And A Burner Phone

One of the first things Donald Trump did when he took office was temporarily gag several federal agencies, forbidding them from tweeting.<p>In response, self-described government workers created a wave of rogue Twitter accounts that share real facts (not to be confused with “alternative facts,” …

The Muscles That Actually Make Up Your Core

The Body’s Stabilizer<p>The ability to do any downward pulling movement, like a tennis serve or a pull-up, comes from the <b>latissimus dorsi,</b> or lats. This …

What to eat before, during and after a workout

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have long known that what you eat before, during and after you exercise can make or break a workout and possibly affect your fitness results.<p>So what do nutritionists recommend to munch on? It turns out that quality carbohydrates are important pre-workout and lean proteins …

Workouts

21 Christmas Crock Pot Recipes To Bookmark

All I want for Christmas is food.

Cooking

Create Small Fruit Trees with This Pruning Method - Organic Gardening

Many fruit trees — including semidwarf varieties — can easily grow to 15 feet and taller. Anyone who has tried to manage one of these large trees in …

Simple Tips to Improve Essential Natural Hip Function

<b>One of the quickest ways to improve our natural movement ability is to train the hips</b>. For the best performance, the hips must be able to move …

A perfectly ordinary day in the life of Silicon Valley

You wake up at 6:30am after an Ambien-induced sleep. It’s Friday. Last night at the Rosewood was pretty intense—you had to check out Madera and see if there is any truth to the long-running Silicon Valley rumors. You were disappointed, but at least you did get to see a few GPs from prominent VC …

Business Development

6 Elements That Belong in Every Athlete's Training Program

<b>I work as a college strength coach for over 500 student-athletes from 21 different sports</b>. Below I have listed my top six training elements for these …

14 Top-Rated Day Trips from San Francisco

In an incomparable setting of rolling hills overlooking a sparkling emerald-green bay, San Francisco is close to some of California's most beautiful …

7 Plyometric Exercises to Build Power Quickly

Whether you’re a serious athlete or just want to add some cool new tricks to your repertoire, <b>plyometric exercises are the key to increasing your</b> …

The Farmer’s Walk: A humble exercise that everyone should do

For an enthusiastic people-watcher such as myself, Friday nights are the ideal time to observe human behaviour in all of its glory, specifically that of the Gym Bro. Watching their rituals – how they primp and pose while getting their pump on before hittin' da club in a haze of testosterone and Axe …

Health

Fitness Tips for Your Backache - Butt and Back

Fitness Tips for Your Backache - Your Butt and Your Back<p>Most people who have tight low back muscles - or pain in their low back that's due to muscle …

The most efficient road trip to visit every national park in the lower 48 states | Adventure Sports Network

There isn’t a better time than right now to go visit national parks. Considering this August the National Park Service is celebrating its 100th …

The Lunge You’ll Want to Do Every Workout

All other lunges will seem boring after you perform this variation<p>Why would you want to do this lunge every workout? Because it’s almost a workout in and of itself.<p>Check it out in the video above as demonstrated by <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour. You’ll start with a kettlebell lateral …

The 5-Move Workout That Tightens Your Core and Fends Off Back Pain

Chisel your middle and bulletproof your back with these classic core movements<p>This abs workout pulls double duty: It not only carves and tightens your core, but it also prevents lower back pain in the process, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.<p>The routine consists of five core stability …

The Leg Day Workout For Guys Who Hate Leg Day

Build a bigger, stronger lower body without doing a single back squat<p>Can you get a great leg workout without doing back squats?<p>Absolutely, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>Research shows that Bulgarian split squats are just as effective at building muscle and strength in your lower …

“Get a blender”: 10 habits to take your life into the stratosphere of greatness

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What habits have changed people’s lives?</i> <i>Answer by Nelson Wang, entrepreneur and writer with 10 years in technology. Founder of CEO Lifestyle.</i><p>When I was seventeen, I was fired from my job as a tuxedo salesperson for missing a rotation. I was devastated. …

Progression Takes More Than Adding Weight to the Bar

If you’ve read anything about building muscle on the Internet or talked to the suspiciously jacked dude at your gym, <b>you’ve undoubtedly been told that</b> …

Muscle

A Stanford psychologist says these 6 things are the keys to happiness and success

Flickr/saket_vora<p>If you want to be successful, you should work as hard as possible and suffer, right? Or so we're told.<p>But that notion is completely wrong, according to psychologist Emma Seppala, science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford …

7 Ways to Do the Farmer’s Walk

The loaded carry may be the simplest, safest exercise for a bigger stronger you. Here are 7 variations to try<p>Dan John discovered loaded carries by accident. It was 2001, and the strength coach was sidelined by injury.<p>So he did farmer’s walks because he wanted to feel like he was still training. But …

Women can do pullups; here's the secret

Think women can’t do pullups? Think again.<p>The key is not exhausting muscles during training.<p>“I got my first pullup on April 27 of 2014. It’s like giving birth: You don’t forget that,” said Col. Robin Gallant, 55. “I kicked it on my last (physical fitness test), I got 15; and now I’m up to an ugly …

Want good sex? Get married

While my mid-20s peers are playing the field and avoiding commitment, I’m married and thrilled to find the frisson hasn’t fizzled out. Anything but – and it’s all thanks to the three Cs<p>Let’s play a word-association game. If I say the word marriage, what comes to mind? Hot, steamy sex and …

Career Development

7 Things Happy Couples Do Differently

<i>This article was originally published on February 9, 2016.</i><br>There’s no exact formula for a great relationship. In fact, all relationships are made of …

How to Build Bigger Quads Without a Leg Extension Machine

Build quads of the gods with these two natural leg extension exercises<p>One of the best ways to build bigger, stronger quadriceps: the leg extension machine. It zeros in on your quadriceps by preventing other muscles from helping.<p>But what happens when you don’t have a leg extension machine available? …

How to Build Shoulders Like Arnold -- The Right Way

The Arnold press isn't for everyone -- but if you risk it, the potential gains are huge.<p>If you're working out to get big, there's probably no better example to follow than Arnold Schwarzenegger.<p>The bodybuilding icon revolutionized the sport before his movie career took off, as he racked up seven …

6 Elements That Belong in Every Athlete's Training Program

<b>I work as a college strength coach for over 500 student-athletes from 21 different sports</b>. Below I have listed my top six training elements for these …

Qigong