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Best Sci-Fi Books Of 2018 (So Far)

Reading escapist fiction has never been so necessary<p>There's never been a better time to take some time off from reality and escape into some much-needed sci-fi. 2018 has been a great year for great reads, and luckily we still have 6 more months to go. Here are the 10 books that we've already loved …

Science Fiction

How to achieve 'functional fitness' in middle age without injuring yourself

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> In her prime, Julie Mignerey was on her high school swim team.<p>The statuesque woman grew up in a health-conscious household. Her father played professional football, and her mother, she says, was "fit and healthy."<p>Fast-forward to 2018: Mignerey is 48 and married, with four teenagers. …

Middle Age

Are the benefits of keto diet worth the carb-less torture? I found out

The keto diet has the fitness industry divided, the world over. While it does deliver on its promises, is it really okay to deprive your body and …

A Guide to Exercise at Every Age

A guide to staying active through the decades.<p>Whether you’re 19 or 99, you can live your best, most active life. How that looks and feels will vary …

A Harvard Doctor Has Made A Definitive List of The Best Workouts. Full Stop.

Dr I-Min Lee has made it simple for you<p>There’s a lot of information out there about exercise - be it how to lose weight, what’s best for anxiety or how to get a rock hard bum. Thankfully, a super clever person from one of the best Universities in the world has broken it down for us in the simplest …

Reaching: The Underrated Key to Shoulder Health

<i>I’m heading out to Kansas City today for The Fitness Summit.</i><p><i>My boy, Shane McLean, was kind enough to send along this stellar article extolling the</i> …

How to Be Your Own Personal Trainer

Wouldn't it be great if you had access to the same personal training and weight loss coaching services that celebrities enjoy? Who wouldn’t lose …

How do you stretch the latissimus dorsi?

The latissimus dorsi is a large, flat muscle covering the width of the middle and lower back. It connects the bone of the upper arm to the spine and …

Pain

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Calling All Rookies: 2 Trainers Lay Out a Beginner Strength-Training Plan For Weight Loss

Let's get the obvious out of the way and say that even the thought of strength training is intimidating if you've never picked up a pair of weights before. We've all been there — yep, even your favorite trainers and celebrities who are fit AF have been in the same exact position as you. So we …

Exercise

Full-Body Gym Workout for Men

Muscle mass in men begins to decline around age 30 and bone mass begins to decline around age 40. According to an article from Harvard Health …

A Better Body in a Pill? Experts Urge Caution on SARMs

Many athletes and gym-goers are turning to a popular but potentially dangerous new pill to help them build muscle and gain strength: a steroid alternative known as SARMs.<p>The pills are widely marketed online as “legal steroids” that provide the muscle-building benefits of anabolic steroids without …

I Had My Body Fat Percentage Taken, and This Is What Totally Shocked Me

My tech-savvy husband decided to order one of those scales that links to an app on his phone to track not only his weight, but his body fat …

Abdominal Muscles Anatomy

It seems everyone who exercises is looking for the best ab exercise routine for developing flat, tight abdominal muscles. Every year there are dozens …

Workouts

The 50 Best Shoegaze Albums of All Time

By 2007, the New York trio Blonde Redhead had been celebrated for over a decade as cerebral art-rockers, cult favorites of their lane; the upending of their tight, neurotic structures on <i>23</i> <i></i>was a release of reigns. The group’s seventh (and first self-produced) album, it’s a thrilling spread that …

Indie Music

Tip: 1RM Training – Risk vs. Reward

Why you should stop focusing so much on your one-rep max and what to do instead.<p>Big Questions<p>Answer these questions:<p>How much do you bench?<br>• What's your …

Exercise

How to Get Six-Pack Abs at Home Without Gym Equipment

Whether or not you can see your abs comes down to a combination of how developed your ab muscles are and how little fat you have on your stomach. If …

Workouts

Foam Rolling 101: Here's What You Need To Know

In the past couple of years, the use of foam rollers has skyrocketed in the wellness world for its tension-relieving and stress-reducing abilities …

Massage Therapy

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Happiness

So you’ve worked hard and want to sustain all that weight you’ve lost? Then stay away from dieting | fitness

If you are trying to manage your weight with dieting, you may be wrong, as it can make you fatter. Instead, start eating regularly, suggests a …

Fitness

Omega-6s in Nuts, Seeds and Vegetable Oils May Aid the Heart

Are omega-6 fatty acids, the fats found in nuts, seeds and many vegetable oils, including those used in many processed and junk foods, helpful or harmful?<p>It has been believed that omega-6s generally increase inflammation, while omega-3s, the fats in fish oil, lower it, and some studies suggest that …

Can Coffee Rev Up Your Workout? It May Depend on Your Genes

Whether athletes can enhance their performance with caffeine may depend on their genes.<p>According to a new study of the genetics of caffeine metabolism, athletes with a particular variant of one gene show notable improvements in their endurance performance after swallowing caffeine.<p>But those with a …

Follow These 3 Tips To Nail Your Training Nutrition

As you ramp up your training, follow this guide to make sure you don’t under- or overeat, as both can affect your performance.The post Follow These 3 …

Here's Why Training One Limb at a Time Builds More Muscle

Single limb, or unilateral training, is an often overlooked part of resistance training but there are a few really good reasons why you should start …

Exercise

6 Plyometric Exercises for a No-Running Cardio Workout

No running, no problem. Try these full-body exercises that challenge your stamina and core strength so you can fit in cardio without putting in major …

Workouts

Live Better as You Age and Exercise for Seniors

When I was younger, I never worried about my health or quality of life. As I've gotten older, I've realized how important that is from my own …

Exercise

Fat-shaming in fitness culture needs to stop

When Ragen Chastain set the Guinness World Record for the heaviest woman to complete a marathon, she said she hoped her record would soon be broken …

The Dynamic Warm-Up for Weight Lifting That Will Improve Your Performance

Don't skip over the five most important minutes of your workout.<p>When it comes to warming-up before a workout, cutting corners just won't cut it, …

12 Weeks to Weight Loss Exercise Program

If your goal is to start exercising and lose weight, this 12-Week Program gives you all the tools you need to start exercising. You'll get:<p>Cardio, …

How Many Calories Do I Burn Every Day?

⁣<p>Do you know how many calories you burn every day? You should if you are trying to lose weight. You can calculate your energy balance and figure out …

Fitness