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4 Benefits of Interval Training

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Do you do interval training? If not, you should. There are loads of benefits of interval training – it’s simply the best way to lose fat, and get in shape…fast. What is Interval Training? Interval training is any exercise in which you alternate periods of high intensity work, which is defined here as a pace […]

Stand Up! 5 Reasons to Sit Less

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How many hours do you sit a day? Odds are, quite a few. One study found that Americans spend, on average, more than half of their waking hours sedentary—and that’s not even including hours they’re asleep. Another study published in the BMJ medical journal found that adults spend almost 8 of their waking hours sitting […]

How to Start Over After a Loss

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Even though I knew that day would come, I was still not prepared for it. How can you ever be prepared to experience losing someone you love? How many days, months, years, do you need to prepare for someone to be completely removed from your life. You see… they vanish. They vanish forever. That day […]

Quinoa Nutrition Facts: 7 Reasons to Eat This Ancient Superfood

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Have you heard of quinoa? If not, you may be wondering, “How in the world do I pronounce that?” I’ll help you out with that right now: “KEEN-wah.” There you go. But don’t let the confusing pronunciation turn you off this fabulous food. It’s quickly becoming all the rage in kitchens all around the world. In […]

8 Things Healthy People Do

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We all envy the members of the Healthy Club. The Healthy Club? You know, that elite group of healthy people who have discovered the elusive secrets of nutrition and fitness. They probably meet in an underground lair and bask in each others’ healthy glow. Jillian Michaels, JJ Virgin, and Shaun T are totally in it, […]

The Worst Way to Get What You Want: Common Interests

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Very often when people are engaged in negotiation – at work, within the family, or when they’re shopping for “stuff” – someone tries to come up with a solution based on fulfilling common interests. Well let me tell you a little secret….looking for common interests is a dream! Anyone who has been on a family […]

How to Follow Your Dream Like a DareDevil

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Imagine risking your life at work every single day. Sound horrifying? For daredevils Mike Buse (Mr. Dizzy) and Bryan Spangler (Spanky Jr.), it’s nothing short of exhilarating. Bryan and Mike are just two of the daredevils featured in History Channel’s new show, American Daredevils, which premiered on October 22. The show follows several stuntmen who […]

5 Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

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You survived another summer and are heading into the holiday season. While this time can appear joyous it is a set up, designed to destroy many of the health goals you have worked so hard to achieve. The dreaded holiday BONANZA, better known as Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years, can derail any of your attempts […]

3 Steps to Achieve a New Goal

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For the past 10 years, I have split my time between my research on aspects of the way people think and trying to bring the insights from that research to a broader audience. One of the most rewarding ways that I get to do that is through classes I teach on effective thinking and changing […]

Is Wheat Bad For You? 7 Alarming Reasons Why

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Do you know someone with celiac disease—that is, an extreme sensitivity to gluten? I remember my first time meeting someone with celiac disease. As they gazed longingly at the pizza I was eating, I remember thinking, “Man, I’m so glad I don’t have that.” Never did I think that six years later, I’d have cut […]

The Best Eco-Friendly Water Bottle Options

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Tired of buying cases and cases of expensive bottled water? There’s lots of evidence that bottled water is not only expensive, but also bad for the environment. But don’t worry…there are many ways to cut costs and go green in the process. Here are a few of the best refillable water bottle options. Try buying […]

Why Genes Don’t Determine Whether You’ll Get Cancer

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For years, genealogists have looked to genes as the be-all and end-all in the fight against cancer. They are, however, only one piece of a highly complex puzzle. Recent research shows that genes must be activated by concrete causes; they are not mystical beings that control our health destinies by themselves. Genes are thus something […]

Four of the World’s Healthiest Foods

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High in vitamins and minerals, antioxidants, and essential fatty acids, the world’s healthiest foods can also surprisingly be some of the tastiest. We’ve taken 4 of the best, and used our imagination to bring you some lip smacking ideas to make the most of what nature has to offer. We certainly don’t claim that the […]

How You Can Boost Energy Naturally by Eating the Right Foods

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Do you get tired every afternoon? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Fat and carb-heavy lunches, combined with little rest and long to-do lists can lead to heavy eyelids for even the most energetic of us. We spoke with “Rogue Nutritionist” Jonny Bowden about foods that boost energy naturally. He gave us his top three foods […]

Pro Baller R.A. Dickey Gives Back and Does Good

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Toronto Blue Jays’ pitcher R.A. Dickey seems to have everything going his way. After winning the Cy Young Award while playing for the 4th-place New York Mets, the 38–year old knuckleballer finds himself on the new-look Toronto Blue Jays. But instead of using his time off playing golf, Dickey has dedicated his last 2 off-seasons […]

6 Ways to Become Happy

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More often than not, do you feel truly happy? If your answer is no, that’s something we need to fix. Um, yeah. Fix all of my life problems? I’ll get on that right away. I’m going to ignore your delightful sarcasm and make a disclaimer here: your life will never be perfect in the strictest […]

Most Inspirational Presidents in American History

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While every American President has faced a unique set of challenges and opportunities during their administration, some have done a better job than others at inspiring the nation and the world. In honor of President’s Day we’ve put together a list of the most inspirational Presidents who have worked to bring the country together. From […]

Is It Crowded in Here? How Over-Population Effects the Environment

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Learn How Over-Population Strains the Planet’s Resources, Propagates Global Warming Climate Change Is Real In July of 2012, a long-time climate change skeptic named Richard Muller wrote an article for the New York Times stating that he had been converted, and his change of heart had come about in the most scientific way possible. In […]

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