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50 Fitness Truths That Will Make You Rethink Your Lifestyle

50 Fitness Truths That Will Make You Rethink Your Lifestyle

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4 Easy Ways to Fix Shoulder Pain Let's start out with a list of some common things that contribute to soft tissue problems in the shoulders and some suggestions for minimizing them. Then we'll finish off with four moves that'll heal your shoulders up fast. Five Reasons Why Your Shoulders Hurt 1 – Barbells Barbells fix our shoulders in position and don't allow them to rotate or use shoulder-friendly grips. To make matters worse, we typically press bars with a pronated (overhand, palms facing away) grip, which is a position of loaded internal rotation for the shoulder.

How Yoga Can Improve Your Looks (And Your Sex Life) - Lifestyle You'd need several pairs of hands to list all the benefits yoga can have on your health, but what can it do for your looks? Turns out, a whole lot. Those who have been reading this column for some time will know that we advocate lifestyle and diet changes as much as we do using nontoxic cosmetics; the three are inseparable when it comes to living a cleaner, more sustainable lifestyle. A natural shampoo is great, but it won't do much for your stress level, which can wreak havoc on your skin if it's not kept in check. Similarly, you could chow on the best organic produce available, but if you're using a petrochemical-loaded moisturizer, we're going to bet your skin won't be as supple or silky as it could be. When it comes to exercise, stress relief, and overall health, very little beats out yoga.

10 Basic Truths About Keeping Your Relationship Healthy I think it's easy to make things more complicated than they need to be. Here are some basic rules of the relationship road that will keep you headed in the right direction. 1. Successful relationships take work. They don't happen in a vacuum. Overweight? New research explains how proper sleep is important for healthy weight Public release date: 7-May-2012 [ Print | E-mail Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: Cody 301-634-7104Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Bethesda, MD—If you're counting calories to lose weight, that may be only part of the weight loss equation says a new research report published online in The FASEB Journal ( In the report, French scientists show that impairments to a gene known to be responsible for our internal body clocks, called "Rev-Erb alpha," leads to excessive weight gain and related health problems. This provides new insights into the importance of proper alignment between the body's internal timing and natural environmental light cycles to prevent or limit excessive weight gain and the problems this weight gain causes.

Squat Like a Champion The squat is a highly functional exercise that every athlete should be doing, or working their way up to doing. The biggest obstacle lifters face when squatting is their mobility. And with mobility, you either move it or lose it Squatting ability should be assessed on a continuum. Find the movements that you can do well and gradually work up in difficulty as your mobility improves. No Gym Required Workout No gym? No problem. Use your bodyweight as resistance and strip away that bodyfat and build lean muscle. Workout at home or outdoors and never have another excuse to miss a workout again. Perform the no gym workout up to three days per week.

6 Summer Bunk Bed Rooms Whether you have a large family or a busy summer house, a bunk room is an ideal solution for accommodating lots of guests. Here are some of our favorites. This nautical-inspired bunk room in a Hamptons home by Steven Gambrel features lots of room for storage with built-ins and under-bed drawers. Custom netting provides safety for the top bunks. An absolutely gorgeous bunk room from the Lerer House in Park City, Utah. Milk boosts muscles after a workout › Dr Karl's Great Moments In Science (ABC Science) Dr Karl › Dr Karl's Great Moments In Science What you eat or drink just after you finish pumping iron is crucial to laying down muscle. Dr Karl weighs up the best way to bulk up. By Karl S. Kruszelnicki

Strong Traps, Healthy Shoulders Upper Traps. Get Some. The upper traps have gotten a bad rap in recent years and training them directly has become somewhat of a fitness no-no. But for athletes and lifters who are stuck in spine-extension based postures and can't raise their arms overhead, training the upper traps can be a game changer for overall shoulder health and performance. Stairway to heaven There's one way to supersize a workout, and it's by running stairs. Photo: David Tease All personal trainers get asked the question: 'what's the best piece of equipment I should be using'? And the answer? 'No piece of gym equipment'. Because from Olympic athlete all the way down to couch potato, there's one way to supersize a workout, and it's by running stairs.

10 Shapes for Your Eyeshadow This article is especially for those of you who may feel stuck with your everyday makeup look and desire to branch out, but just can’t seem to figure out the best way to do it. Whether you are new to makeup, or a pro, we hope you find these ten eyeshadow shapes useful! Highlights: Makeup is, after all, just a trick of the light. By highlighting certain areas, you can easily create the illusion of a brighter eye.