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Why (almost) everyone needs to stretch when they exercise

Even if it won't prevent injury.<p>There seems to be a lot of confusion regarding the value—or lack thereof—of muscle stretching to accelerate recovery after exercise. “Stretching clears out your lactic acid,” and other similar claims abound. Is any of this true?<p>Sort of.<p>First, it is important to …

Exercise

10 Totally Unexpected Ways to Cook with Pumpkin

Put down the pie and pick up the waffles: This nutritional powerhouse and quintessential fall and winter ingredient can be a star at breakfast, …

Breakfast

How I run farther: I stopped listening to my mother (sorry, mom)

'Please be careful. Maybe walk for a few minutes, catch your breath. You're awfully sweaty. Take a break, you deserve it."<p>I'm one week into training for my first half marathon, and within the first 10 minutes of every run, this is the voice I hear. At first I thought of it as a negative influence …

Will quitting porn improve your life?

A growing ‘NoFap’ movement of young men are saying no to porn and masturbation<p>Earlier this year, Armando, a 23-year-old technician from Oklahoma (who …

New Year's resolutions: The best apps to reach your goals

On the first day of your New Year's resolutions, whether you want to break a harmful habit or jump-start a better one, downloading a smartphone or …

Change your life in 12-week bursts

Balance includes imbalance. And the best way to find balance – and achieve greatness in all facets of your life – is to embrace the imbalance of the 12-week year.<p>That's the claim of Holt, Mich.-based consultant Brian P. Moran, who helps individuals and corporations set and meet their goals. His …

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Exercise

Whether you do it to lose weight, to reach a fitness goal or -- dare we say it? -- just for fun, exercise <i>changes</i> you.<p>There's the red face and the sweating, the pounding heart and pumping lungs, the boost to your alertness and mood, the previously nonexistent urges to talk about nothing but splits …

The Advanced No-Gym Bodyweight Workout [INFOGRAPHIC]

Think bodyweight training can’t get intense? Our favorite no-equipment moves are getting a whole lot more kick-ass — from head to toe. Designed by …

Workouts

The Science Of Sleep: What the Research Actually Says – Written By Sol Orwell

1K<p>There are few topics as well accepted as “sleep” – every week someone influential will tweet “get your sleep! It’s as important as diet/exercise.” …

The Complete Guide to Interval Training [Infographic]

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