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What Your Personality Reveals About Your Health

Photo by Tabor Gus/Corbis Are you as worry-prone as Woody Allen, or as chill as Seth Rogan? Certain personality traits make you more likely to develop serious diseases down the line, reports a study released this week in the journal Social Psychology and Personality Science. A large body of research has linked personality traits to health outcomes, such as mortality, disability, and general wellbeing. “We didn’t know whether your personality

The Best Butt Exercise You’ve Never Tried

Photo courtesy of Functional Movement Systems To firm your butt and hips, you don’t need a gym membership or archaic seen-on-TV contraption — all you need is an empty water bottle. The move you see above is known as the Cook hip lift, named after its creator, physical therapist Gray Cook. It’s a cousin to the basic hip raise — a butt-toning exercise where you lay on your back, place

5 Ab Exercises That Kill Crunches

“It’s your center pillar, the powerhouse of your body,” says Brynn Jinnett, founder of the Refine Method. “Strengthening it will enable you to work harder in your exercise classes and move more safely throughout your day.” Related: Why Crunches Won’t Give You Flat Abs, and Will Hurt Your Body Jinnett shares five of her favorite functional core strengtheners that are way smarter than crunches.

Drink This to Enjoy Your Workout More

Photo by Chad Springer/Corbis Kettlebells, meet Keurig: Downing a couple mugs of Joe before a workout could make it feel more fun, according to small study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology. Related: Keeping Your Eye on the Prize Can Make Exercise Easier Schubert’s team also wanted to see if caffeine would influence how much people ate later in the day, since previous research on the topic has shown

5 Alternatives to Viagra Worth Trying

Photo by Ingram Publishing/ When the action isn’t happening below the belt, guys are surprisingly hesitant to seek help: Only a quarter of men diagnosed with erectile dysfunction actually treat the problem, according to a study published in the October issue of The Journal of Sexual Medicine. “We were kind of shocked,” said study author Dr. Kevin McVary, chair of the division of urology at the Southern Illinois University School

Broccoli May Hold The Secret to Improving Autism

A dose of a chemical found in broccoli and other vegetables may improve the behavioral and social symptoms of autism in young men, according to a new small study. “Our extract product we used is not on the market,” Dr. Andrew W. Zimmerman said by phone. “There are other things like it but in different forms.” Sulphoraphane is found in cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage, but more so

6 Fun Ways to Boost Her Desire

Feeling happy, on the other hand, was associated with greater sexual desire in the moment — as well as the next day. Past research has linked long-term emotional states, like depression, to sexual desire (or a lack thereof). “There’s a lot about our day-to-day lives that’s tied to our emotions, whether it’s sleep or appetite or sexual functioning,” study author David Kalmbach told Yahoo Health. Only one emotion was linked

Top herbs to help cleanse lungs, make breathing easier

(NaturalNews) Whether it’s inhaling dust and harmful particles that are a part of the work environment, using harsh cleaning products around the house or simply being subjected to the many toxins and molds that people encounter throughout daily life, one thing is certain: It can take…

Homemade vitamin C

(NaturalNews) Vitamin C is best known for strengthening the immune system. This potent antioxidant also has many other important roles that control significant aspects of our health. Vitamin C helps detoxify our bodies, protects and promotes healing of all of our cells, and helps…

Sculpt Curves Like Kate Upton's: Insider Tips From Her Trainer

The model’s fit physique isn’t just a natural gift—she works for it.  Photo by By Caitlin Carlson  Turns out, there’s a giant misconception in the supermodel world: Not all top catwalkers are born with lean genes—many of them have to sweat it out like the rest of us. Kate Upton—whose enviable bikini-clad shape has graced the cover of Sports Illustrated (several times) — is one of those models. So we

The Best Cooler-Weather Workouts

By Lexi Petronis Hard as it is to believe, we are officially into fall! And, as the weather gets cooler, it’s time to transition our shorts-wearing, tank-toppy summer workouts into things that are a bit more…you know, autumn-friendly. It can burn as much as 422 calories per hour when you’re hoofing it uphill, and research has shown that it can build the muscles in your glutes, quadriceps, hamstrings, hips, and lower legs—plus give you

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FIFA election chief reminds Blatter of need to step down (Yahoo Sports)

Sepp Blatter was warned from within FIFA on Sunday not to attempt to backtrack on his pledge to quit as president. Domenico Scala, who is overseeing the presidential election, said that a leadership change is an essential component of the far-reaching reforms required to overhaul FIFA amid deepening criminal investigations into soccer corruption. Scala’s blunt comments came after Swiss newspaper Schweiz am Sonntag, citing unnamed sources, reported that Blatter is

Saudi advertises for swordsmen as execution rate soars

Saudi Arabia advertised vacancies for eight executioners Tuesday after beheading nearly as many people since the start of the year as it did in the whole of 2014. It said that as well as beheadings, the successful candidates would be expected to carry out amputations ordered by the courts under the kingdom’s strict version of Islamic sharia law. Drug trafficking, rape, murder, apostasy and armed robbery are all punishable by

Updated: Roku TVs get refreshed with new apps and a 2015 redesign

Update: TCL has announced that the most premium of its new line of Roku TVs, the 3800 and 3850 series, will be available later this month. The 3800 series, ranging from $229 to $479, features a 1080p panel and 120Hz refresh rate (40-inch and larger only) inside a modern design with quad pedestal stand. The 3850 series, going from $249 to $699 across its three screen sizes, offers the same

Woods writes letter to bullied boy who stutters

Tiger Woods wrote a personal letter of support to a schoolboy who contemplated suicide because of a stutter, saying “I know what it’s like to be different and not fit in”. In the letter, published by Golf Digest magazine Tuesday, Woods revealed he too had suffered with a speech impediment and gave the boy encouragement to overcome bullying. The boy, identified only as Dillon, quit his high school football team

Cavaliers put Bulls on brink of elimination

LeBron James didn’t let a sprained ankle slow him down as he played his best game of the postseason, scoring 38 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Chicago 106-101 in game five of their playoff series. James, who leveled the series at 2-2 with a buzzer beating jump shot in game four, also tallied 12 rebounds and six assists Tuesday for the Cavaliers who took a 3-2 lead in the

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