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  • Beat Monday Blues

    More than 75 percent of workers confess that Mondays make them miserable, according to the December ’11 Prevention. Solution? Alex Gardner,...

    Steve HolmanMay 13, 2013
  • The Surprising Benefit of Washing Up

    ....Most people know that one of the best way to keep from getting colds and other viruses is to wash your...

    Steve HolmanApril 1, 2013
  • Go Green for Happiness

    Feeling a little blue at work? Go green—as in adding foliage. According to the June ’12 Health, a study in the...

    Butch LebowitzMarch 29, 2013
  • Is Your Water Bottle Killing You?

    If you’re serious about building muscles and staying healthy, you need to be aware of bisphenol A. BPA is a chemical...

    Charles PoliquinMarch 11, 2013
  • Vitamin A May Reduce Skin Cancer Risk

    Previous laboratory studies suggest that increased consumption of vitamin A and carotenoids helps protect against melanoma. Maryam Asgari and colleagues of...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDFebruary 21, 2013
  • Breathe Deep to Sleep

    You know how important a good night’s sleep is. It helps you recuperate from your workout, keeps you leaner, boosts your...

    Becky HolmanJanuary 7, 2013
  • Quick Hangover Helper

    According to an item by Marianne J. Legato, M.D., in the August ’12 Prevention, the best thing you can do for...

    Butch LebowitzDecember 29, 2012
  • There’s Something About Citrus

    Most people love the smell of oranges and lemons—unless you’re a housekeeper who uses Lemon Pledge every day. Seriously, studies show...

    Becky HolmanDecember 17, 2012
  • Sets, Reps and Getting Strong Pt 5

    In the last installment, I discussed the different set-and-rep formulas I like for high-skill moves like the Olympic lifts as well...

    Bill StarrDecember 15, 2012
  • High Fives and Hand Jives

    Is there too much high-fiving and butt slapping in pro sports? Maybe not. According to the May ’12 Reader’s Digest, all that...

    Butch LebowitzDecember 14, 2012
  • Which is better: Yoga vs. Walking?

    According to the September ’11 Bottom Line Health, subjects in a new study practiced yoga or walked at a moderate pace...

    Iron Man MagazineDecember 5, 2012
  • Why do I have the Stinkiest Sweat?

    According to the June ’12 Prevention, sweat that’s caused by stress is stinkier than the sweat you release when you’re hot—pungent...

    Butch LebowitzNovember 3, 2012
  • Drink to Think

    You’ve heard that moderate alcohol intake can help prevent cardiovascular disease, but what about the mental effects? Those appear to be...

    Becky HolmanOctober 12, 2012
  • Disruption Destruction

    Did you know that when something throws off your schedule, you can lose muscle? According to the May ’12 Reader’s Digest,...

    Butch LebowitzOctober 9, 2012
  • Sadness: The Road to Recovery

    No question that depression is rampant in America. Antidepressants are the number-one prescription drug in this country for adults under age...

    Steve HolmanOctober 7, 2012