A Calorie-Blasting Workout for Couch Potatoes Can’t pull yourself away from the latest episode of The Bachelorette? So riveted by the athletic feats on American Ninja Warrior that you find yourself sitting on the couch for two hours? It’s time to get active! About Lustability The Lustability Test. What is it? The Lustability Test is a questionnaire designed for completion by two people who may be contemplating a sexual relationship. By comparing the answers of one person to those of the other, the test shows the couple’s overall sexual compatibility and also suggests how well-matched they might be in four different areas of sexual preference. In addition, it shows how each person’s levels of dominance and submissiveness compare to the other’s. The Best Exercises for Lower Abs - Burn Lower-Belly Fat: The Best Exercises for Lower Abs The term "lower abs" is actually a misnomer—your rectus abdominis muscle, or abdominal wall, actually covers your entire midsection and connects at your pelvis. Still, women (and men!) are constantly searching for exercises that will help eliminate that dreaded lower-belly pooch. (We got your attention, right?) And now the search is over!
A Bit of Fry & Laurie A Bit of Fry & Laurie is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring former Cambridge Footlights members Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie, broadcast on both BBC1 and BBC2 between 1989 and 1995. It ran for four series and totalled 26 episodes, including a 35 minute pilot episode in 1987. Broadcast details The 36-minute pilot was broadcast on BBC2 on Boxing Day 1987, although it was later edited down to 29 minutes for repeat transmissions (including broadcasts on the Paramount Comedy Channel). Cicadas' antibacterial trick may help humans When humans need to fight off dangerous bacteria, we tend to use chemicals. Microbes, unlike mosquitoes and other squashable vermin, are too small for us to kill directly. But thanks to a team of scientists and an Australian cicada, we may soon have a new weapon in our antibacterial arsenal. A study published in Biophysical Journal reveals how the clanger cicada, a locust-like insect from eastern Australia, kills bacteria with tiny, blunted spikes on its wings. If this can be replicated in manmade materials, it might thwart bacterial growth on public surfaces like stair banisters, bus handrails or bathroom doors — and possibly without the environmental side effects of chemicals like Triclosan. Called "nanopillars," the spikes are small enough to kill bacteria with their physical structure alone, one of the first such surfaces found in nature.
Summer Fitness Exercises - Best Workouts 2013 Move 2: Interval Sprints If you love a good, low-key run but want to take your cardio endurance to the next level, Equinox T3 personal trainer Ben Hart suggests incorporating short sprints into your runs, by alternating one minute of sprinting with a minute of jogging. According to Chambers, you'll want to alternate jogging and sprinting in this way for 20 minutes (well, 21, to be exact). Says Chambers: "For the beginner, you can start with more time at your lower pace, and then build up to more time sprinting. As time goes on, you can increase your 'on time.'" Either way, you'll want to practice your intervals at least three times a week, says Chambers.
Tutorials ArtRage Tutorials Please Note: Some of these links lead to external sites. Ambient Design is not responsible for the content of those sites. 2 of 3 Americans Are Concerned With Toxins Found in Common Household Products, Study Shows Deepak Chopra, Seventh Generation and Breast Cancer Fund Join to Discuss the Importance of Removing Toxins From Our Lives (Marketwire) - Nearly two-thirds of all Americans (64%) say they are "concerned" or "very concerned" about potentially harmful chemicals and petroleum-based ingredients found in everyday personal care, household cleaning, laundry and baby care products, according to a study released today. Top concerns of petroleum-based products are "long term health effects" (75%) and "absorption through the skin" (71%). Concerns were similar across age, gender and other demographic categories. Commissioned by Seventh Generation, a leading maker of renewable household and personal care products, the study questioned 1,000 Americans to gauge awareness, attitudes and concerns about ingredients found in products they use daily. "The level of concern voiced by the American public represents a mandate for immediate, sweeping systemic change," said Seventh Generation CEO John Replogle.
Butt Exercises Bikini Routine And Tips We’ve been at the gym all winter and spring in to get healthy and fit (and yes, hitting the beach may partly be our motivation). Try as we might — and as many cronuts as we’ve passed on — there’s still one area that eludes us: The high-and-tighty-Lord-Almighty butt. We were hoping that walk-up apartment stairs and racing for cabs would help (in addition to clenching in fear when riding with a rage-filled cab driver) but, alas, we’re in need of a little more affection to tone the back section. This is when we turn to the experts, like Anna Gagie, Senior Instructor at Exhale Spa, the creators of the ballet-inspired body blaster known as Core Fusion. Exactly what moves would Gagie recommend to bring our butts into their most toned shape? Anna’s got five butt-lifting moves that are guaranteed to take our backsides to new heights.
[Shift #8] Learn to build your superpower(s): It’s easier than you think Email Share Sharebar 116 Email Share To be successful in today’s world you need a super power; something that makes you stand out above everyone else. The problem however is that the majority of us would concede that we don’t have that one specific skill or trait that would make us the best in the world in what we do, or at the very least, the best at what we do within the niche we inhabit. Human health and the microwave Up until about two months ago, there has always been a microwave wherever I've lived. When I was a child, TV dinners were the staple food for my family, leftovers have always been reheated in them, afternoon snacks of nachos were quickly "nuked" before homework or volleyball practice in high school and during college I never would have eaten on busy nights full of long papers without a microwave. But today I was reading up on microwaves at Mercola.com and found some interesting facts: Unusual molecules are found in microwave food, molecules that aren't found in food cooked by stove, fire or other conventional means.The molecules found in such food is unnatural and inevitable.In study volunteers, microwaved food caused strange changes in the blood -- Hemoglobin levels decreased and over all white cell levels and cholesterol levels increased.
5 Core Finishers for Advanced Athletes Athletes are always looking to gain an edge. And they're always looking to strengthen their abs, low back and hips—commonly called the "core." After you complete your heavy Squats, tough Bench Presses and intense Pull-Ups, finish your training session by attacking your posterior chain and ab muscles with these five exercises. They will make your core surrender. Do all five in a row for two cycles to target the hips, abs, back and even shoulders. Bridge to Hamstring Curl