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DL Cade

21 Killer Yoga Photos That'll Have You Dusting Off the Mat

DL Cade | July 2, 2015 | Healthy Living
June 21st, 2015 wasn't just Father's day or the Summer Solstice (if you're in the appropriate hemisphere), there was another event celebrated officially for the very first time on June 21st of this year: The International Day of Yoga.
Alexander Howard

How Data From Wearable Tech Can Be Used Against You In A Court Of Law

Alexander Howard | July 3, 2015 | Technology
When wearable computers can disprove what someone told police, you know you're living in a future that has arrived sooner than expected. According to LancasterOnline, a woman in Pennsylvania has been charged with knowingly filing a false report after forensic evidence and the data from her Fitbit undermined her claim of rape. This case should catalyze a national discussion about when and how suspects can or should disclose data from a wearable computing device.
Van Winkle's

What Is Lucid Dreaming, and How Does It Work?

Van Winkle's | June 25, 2015 | Science
In its simplest form, a lucid dream is any experience in which you become aware that you're dreaming during the REM stage of your sleep cycle. It may sound far-out, but research proves that lucid dreaming is both real and distinct from typical REM-sleep dreaming.
Arianna Huffington

My Q and A With William Dement, a True Sleep Studies Pioneer

Arianna Huffington | June 25, 2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. William C. Dement, a professor at the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine, is considered the father of sleep medicine. In answer to my questions, he spoke about his early interest in sleep studies, the scientists who inspired him and how the study of sleep has evolved over half a century. Here is a transcript of our conversation.
Van Winkle's

Is It Bedtime for Benzos?

Van Winkle's | June 26, 2015 | Science
For decades, doctors have been setting people on a road to dependency and addiction by ignoring or downplaying benzos' well-known dark side. It's a dark side their profession has had plenty of time and cause to acknowledge and understand, because it's one benzos share with their predecessor, the barbiturate family.
Lindsey Banks

'Tanorexia' Is Real and I Lived to Tell About It

Lindsey Banks | June 24, 2015 | Healthy Living
Who gets skin cancer at 19 years old?! The worst part about the situation was that it was my own fault. I can't say that I did anything to protect myself from Melanoma. In fact, I did the opposite. I was addicted to tanning.
Riva Gdanski

AcroYoga, Why You Should Give it a Whirl

Riva Gdanski | June 21, 2015 | Healthy Living
Although a 'high flying whale' may sound like something right out of the supernatural, when performed in AcroYoga, it's a rather elegant looking pose. The partner-based practice incorporates elements of acrobatics, yoga, and Thai massage, and has become increasingly popular among yoga and non-yoga practitioners alike. And while many of...
Don Saladino

How to Know What Type of Fitness Training Is for You

Don Saladino | June 19, 2015 | Healthy Living
At the end of the day, training has got to be enjoyable. Even for my professional athletes who do this for a living, I find we have to keep things fun and interesting. So pick a goal and get focused, but always remember to have fun!
Mike Lean

The Truth About Obesity

Mike Lean | June 18, 2015 | UK Lifestyle
Medical consequences of obesity, accumulating gradually, mostly over the age of 40, affect every organ system of the body, precipitating and aggravating chronic illnesses (the most devastating being diabetes), CHD and several major cancers. More importantly for obese people, it leads to physical disabilities - breathlessness, asthma, fatigue, arthritis, back pain. Once obese, people commonly experience feelings of shame, self-reproach and inadequacy. Thus depression and anxiety compound the ill.
Kayla Matthews

Beginning Runners: 7 Myths You Should Know

Kayla Matthews | June 17, 2015 | Healthy Living
Perhaps you searched websites and purchased a few specialty running magazines to help you get off to a strong start. That's generally a solid approach when it comes to learning about something new, but there are some pervasive myths that could confuse you as a beginning runner. Here are just a few of them:
Arianna Huffington

My Q and A With James Proud, Creator of the Sense Sleep and Bedroom Tracker

Arianna Huffington | June 16, 2015 | Healthy Living
James Proud is the founder and CEO of Hello, the maker of Sense, a bedside device that tracks your sleep and your sleeping environment. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on why what you keep in your bedroom matters, the link between sleep and decision-making, and the potential of new tech tools can improve our lives.
Rosie Choueka

My Final Post

Rosie Choueka | June 11, 2015 | UK Lifestyle
I have spent the past 10 days in hospitals on the edge of London away from home and my darling children, unfortunately declining swiftly. The infection that rendered me low meant that my liver cannot continue to fight the cancer and there is nothing that can be done and I have been told there are now only palliative options for me.
Life by DailyBurn

Why Regaining Weight Is So Common and How to Deal

Life by DailyBurn | June 11, 2015 | Healthy Living
Getting back to your best body might require fine-tuning your eating habits and becoming more passionate about fitness. But it's totally possible. And it will set you for success in the long run.
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

5 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Get in Shape for Summer

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | June 10, 2015 | Healthy Living
Working out and eating correctly is likened to cleaning your house. If you never picked your house up, little by little it would become toxic. If you look at exercise from this vantage point, and not just from the desire to look good, you have a greater chance of staying motivated. Live clean and be lean.
SELF

8 Things No One Tells You About Doing Yoga

SELF | June 8, 2015 | Healthy Living
Actually, it wasn't at all what I thought it would be like. I've now been practicing yoga regularly for almost two years, and while I continue to discover more about myself (and my practice) with each class, these are the eight things I wish had known before spending more time on the mat.
Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal

Running 50 Miles Across the Grand Canyon

Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal | June 5, 2015 | Healthy Living
Unfortunately with the development of engineering and technology, we are losing our love and the ability for running. Running is easy and fun. Start small. Aim for a 5K in two or three months. Increase your mileage gradually.
Jo Ivens

Mourning on Wheels

Jo Ivens | June 4, 2015 | UK Lifestyle
A year ago this week our mum died after she lost her third bout with Lymphoma. Today, in her memory, I set off on a 153-mile charity bike ride with one of my sisters, from the London hospital where mum had life-saving treatment in the 1980s to the Norwich hospital where she was cared for at the end of her life.
Life by DailyBurn

5 Planks To Sculpt Your Core For Summer

Life by DailyBurn | June 4, 2015 | Healthy Living
Holding a plank can seem like an eternity sometimes. Time slows to a crawl. It's mind over matter. You, versus your quivering abdominals. Caught staring at the stopwatch again? Us, too. But the benefits of a good core workout keep us planking.
Arianna Huffington

My Q and A With Chrona's Ben Bronsther on the Sleep Tracker You Can Rest Your Head On

Arianna Huffington | June 3, 2015 | Healthy Living
Ben Bronsther is a creator of Chrona, a memory-foam insert that goes inside your pillowcase and tracks your sleep based on the movements of your head and torso. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on our collective national sleep deprivation, the possibilities and limits of wearable sleep technology, and what he learned in the process of developing Chrona.
Jeff Schweitzer

Inflammatory Claims About Inflammation

Jeff Schweitzer | May 29, 2015 | Science
We all appreciate the elegance of simple solutions to complex problems. But we know too that simplicity can often masquerade as truth, hiding a more nuanced reality. Such is the case with inflammation, where pseudoscience, exaggerated claims, false promises, and dangerous oversimplification have dominated for too long.
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