Monday, May 4, 2015
Friday, May 1, 2015
What's the secret to living to 100? Avoid cigarettes, stay slim, and drink no more than four cups of coffee a day, says scientists.
Staying slim, refraining from smoking and cutting your caffeine intake to four cups of coffee a day, is the secret to living to 100, scientists claim.
For the past 50 years, scientists at the University of Gothenburg have followed the health and lifestyles of 855 men born in 1913.
Ten of the men lived to 100, and the study revealed a number of similarities in how the centenarians lived their lives. Read more
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
If you're looking for a new workout, try this plan created by a professional Spartan obstacle course racer.
Looking for a new summer workout? This plan, created by trainer Rose Wetzel, a professional Spartan obstacle course racing (OCR) athlete will prepare you for common obstacles. But even if you aren’t planning to sign up for a race, these six moves will tone your body—and put a smile on your face. Read more
Monday, April 27, 2015
The butter versus margarine debate was over long ago, and margarine lost. Here are three big reasons why you actually need butter in your diet.
Are you still trying to decide on the butter vs margarine debate? Don’t. Whether you’re baking goodies or eating your morning toast, butter is clearly the better choice because of its health benefits and delicious taste. It was the choice of our ancestors when heart disease and high cholesterol were virtually unknown, and today research is documenting what those folks instinctively knew.
Here are 3 important reasons to make butter a regular part of your diet. Read more
Friday, April 24, 2015
Hectic lifestyles and easy-to-access technology can disrupt slumber, says Maybelle Morgan. Here are twenty surprising ways to get a better night's sleep.
With the increase of everyday distractions, hectic lifestyles and easy-to-access stimulus such as phones and television, getting some decent shut-eye can be more troublesome than expected.
But it turns out that there are certain practices and habits that can be employed that can not only help you nod off quicker, but can actually improve the quality of your slumber.
Here are FEMAIL's top 20 tips to getting a better night's rest. Read more
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Fitness doesn't have to take a lot of time. Annie Mulgrew created a whole-body workout that only takes twenty minutes.
Whether you have caftan-body ambitions or are regularly hitting the gym, one thing is clear: Workouts need to be efficient. You have people to see, places to go, episodes of Mad Men to catch up on before Sunday. To create a workout that targets almost every muscle in your body, the Cut turned to Annie Mulgrew, program director of CityRow. She created a workout that, if performed correctly, will make you feel like you are dying very slowly (but very efficiently) in fewer than 20 minutes. Read more