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These Are The Most Popular Healthy Foods of 2017

You’ll be seeing these ingredients everywhere.<p>Every year, certain ingredients and dishes emerge as trendy “must-haves”—even if it’s something we’ve …

Nutrition

15 Quotes That Give Inner Peace to Cope With Tough Times

Finding inner peace is the one of the most important goals for most people on Earth, even though it can be quite difficult.<p>However, we are all …

Buddhist Meditation

Deadlift

1. Stand with your feet hip width. Bend your hips back to reach down and grasp the bar, hands just outside your knees.<p>2. Keeping your lower back in …

Workouts

Tip: Pump and Hold for Big Delts

For shoulder size, it's more about the pump than lifting super-heavy weights.<p>A massive pump and burn did more for my shoulder development than …

Workouts

These 5 photos prove that packaged "health" foods are a total hack

When it comes to food labels, healthful-sounding marketing words are a dime a dozen. Phrases that don't mean anything — like "natural" — can dupe …

Eating

Stop It People: Zucchini Is Not Pasta

OPINION<p>Your "zoodles" are driving me nuts.<p>I see you, Pinterest. With your "skinny" versions of every strikeicious food, which, according to every blogger ever, "taste just as good! You won't even believe it!" I see you with your cauliflower pizza crust. I see you with your spiralizers that make …

Diets

Fuck My Needs; All I Care About are Virtuous Deeds

Fuck my selfish needs,<p>all I care about are my virtuous deeds.<p>I can keep kneading the dough, and stacking the paper —<p>but what will I think of my life …

Eric Kim

Here’s How to Tell If You Have an Exercise Addiction

Do you love to work out? Us too! Exercise can help you de-stress, stay positive during tough times, and, of course, lose weight. And with workouts like anti-gravity yoga and new fitness products to help you get stronger and faster, it can be a total blast too. But there is such a thing as too much …

Addiction

The 7 Best Blogs on Goal Achievement

Let’s begin by imagining that, for example, your goal is…financial security, it will not be a case of instant gratification, of course, it would come …

Success

Brooke Shields's Chiseled Abs Will Give You a Serious Dose of Fitspo

If you need a little inspiration to keep up the hard work in the gym (or step it up) before summer hits, take one look at Brooke Shields.<p>As the 51(!)-year-old former supermodel hit the beach with her bestie, she spotlighted her chiseled physique on the shore in a photo she shared on Instagram …

Bikinis

The Real-Life Diet of a Yoga Bro

Professional athletes don’t get to the top by accident. It takes superhuman levels of time, dedication, and focus—and that includes paying attention to what they put in their bellies. In this series, <b>GQ</b> takes a look at what athletes in different sports eat on a daily basis to perform at their best. …

Yoga

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Exercise

The Mesmerizing Yoga Move You'll Never See In Class

Um, are humans supposed to move like this?!<p>Instagramers are only just discovering a niche yoga move that's rarely taught in class simply because it's too damn difficult: The move, "nauli," is an abdominal exercise that involves isolating muscle contractions in your core in a circular, rolling …

Yoga

Why Balance Training Matters, and How to Get Started

You don’t have to be a gymnast or a yogi to benefit from regular balance training. In fact, balance is considered one of the six skill-related …

Sports Science

20 inspiring quotes to help you live your best life

I am always on the lookout for motivation. There is no greater motivation for me than the words of great men and women who have seen the best and …

Success

The One Fish You Shouldn't Be Eating For Weight Loss, According To A Food Expert

Are you doing some spring cleaning in your fridge to get back on track with your weight loss? Then you should definitely get rid of... fish? You read …

Diets

That bedtime snack is making you fat and sleepy

The comforting call of the midnight snack can pull many into a trance, drawing them to the cupboard for cookies, pretzels and potato chips.<p>While to some a soothing routine, late-night eating can wreak havoc on your body's natural rhythms, promote poor sleep and turbulent eating habits, all leading …

Eating

11 Thoughts Successful Leaders Banish From Their Minds

Your thoughts and beliefs are simply stories you tell yourself that can either lift you up or keep you stuck.<p>Limiting beliefs manifest from specific life experiences, the media, your friends, your family and the conversations that you have which become your programming for how you see the …

Success

11 Healthier Versions Of Your Favorite Party Dips

Avocado Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip from Cooking Classy<p>Skinny French Onion Dip from Gimme Some Oven<p>Skinny Spinach-Artichoke Dip from Natasha's …

Nutrition

3 Effective Inner Thigh Exercises You Can Do Using A Towel

For this inner thigh workout all you need is a smooth floor and a dishtowel or washcloth. And you won't even have to lower onto your back for this …

Workouts

Buddhist Monk Breaks the Scales of Brain Activity While Meditating in a Laboratory

Mattheui Ricard is a writer and a photographer, but he is also a Buddhist Monk who has spent countless hours meditating. He describes meditation as …

Meditation

The pickiest of kids ate dozens of new foods after a two-week training devised by a psychologist

If a child is a fussy eater, there’s probably not one single reason why. It could be genes. It could be the subtle hints the child—or small baby—has learned by watching their family at the table. It could be the psychological connections that their parents have helped forge between certain foods …

Parenting

Spice it up: Incorporate herbs into a healthy diet

Often overlooked, yet an important component of nutrition, herbs and spices pack a big punch from a small package.<p>They're generally used to flavor …

Inflammation

Instead of Writing, I Watched Trains

I had a little bit of a crisis last year.<p>Normally, I’m a very focused writer. I work to a schedule: five days a week, 5,000 words a day. I work until …

Publishing

Is There An Afterlife?

If I had asked myself the question 'is there an Afterlife?' Three months ago, I would most definitely have said no. No being in me believed that there is some sort of heaven, paradise or even soul pit where you go after you die. This opinion was challenged at the beginning of the year when my …

afterlife

We should never have told people to start taking vitamins

It seems like simple, obvious advice: Eat your vegetables, get some exercise, and, of course, take your vitamins.<p>Or not.<p>Decades of research has …

Vitamins

The Simple Fix: Aimee Mann on Laughing Through Melancholy

<i>All photography by Sheryl Nields.</i>If you’ve not heard Aimee Mann’s latest hit, “Goose Snow Cone”, listen now … I’ll wait! For decades, the …

Creativity

Bootcamp

This event is part of our Intensive series which feature three day, high energy retreats geared toward optimizing performance and achieving …

The Most Important Thing We Should Know about the Universe

It’s “convergence”—the fact that seemingly disparate areas of science are fundamentally linked.<p>Archimedes, Pythagoras, Democritus. The history of …

Neurophilosophy

What Is Power Nap And How To Do It For The Biggest Brain Benefits

People often de-value sleeping or napping. But believe it or not, nearly one-third of the human race are sleep-deprived.At this point, maybe the …

Well-being