Quick Gym Butt Workout | POPSUGAR Fitness

As convenient as no-equipment butt workouts are, adding weights is what’s really going to enhance your curves. So the next time you’re at the gym and looking to work that booty, try this three-move circuit by fitness influencer Whitney Simmons that also targets your legs. You’ll need heavy weights, a gliding disc, and a heavy plate — and yes, deadlifts are involved. Here’s Whitney’s workout as written in her caption: Three sets — reverse lunge with eight pulses Three sets of eight to 10 sumo deadlifts Superset three sets —…

F.D.A. Cracks Down on Sales of E-Cigarettes to Minors

Photo The agency said it had sent warnings to about 40 retailers of Juuls and other e-cigarettes, accusing them of selling the products to minors. Credit Nick Cote for The New York Times The Food and Drug Administration announced on Tuesday that it was cracking down on the sales of e-cigarettes to minors, especially the popular vaping Juul brand, and said it had issued warning letters to several dozen retailers and demanded that Juul Labs submit company documents with health and marketing information. The agency said it had conducted an…

Wounded soldier gets world’s first penis transplant in U.S. operation

(Reuters) – A soldier wounded by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan has received the world’s first complete penis and scrotum transplant, officials at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore said on Monday. The John Hopkins Hospital is seen at a area near the downtown of Baltimore, Maryland November 4, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Barria A team of nine plastic surgeons and two urological surgeons operated on the veteran, whose nationality was not disclosed, for 14 hours on March 26, the hospital said in a statement. The team transplanted an entire penis, a…

Think Biking or Walking to Work Would Take Too Long? Think Again

Barely 3 percent of the American work force bikes or walks to work with any frequency, despite the obvious virtues: decreased risks for obesity and diabetes, environmental benefits and lower transportation costs. Ask people why they eschew what’s known as active commuting, as many surveys have, and the primary reason cited is time. Those things take too long, most say. They’re probably wrong. A new study published in a journal called Transportmetrica A: Transport Science shows that people often overestimate the time required to commute actively, a miscalculation especially common…

AstraZeneca flop a fresh blow to cancer immunotherapy combination

LONDON (Reuters) – The concept of combining two immunotherapy drugs to fight lung cancer – not so long ago one of the hottest ideas in cancer research – has suffered a fresh blow from the failure of an AstraZeneca clinical study. A sign is seen at an AstraZeneca site in Macclesfield, central England May 19, 2014. REUTERS/Phil Noble Adding the company’s experimental drug tremelimumab to its existing product Imfinzi failed to slow disease progression or extend life in patients who had already received at least two previous treatments, the drugmaker…

My Life-Threatening Bout With E. Coli Food Poisoning

The antibiotics were immediately stopped, as they have been linked to an increased likelihood of developing dangerous complications from the bacterial infection. But by then the signs were already beginning to show. My platelet count was dropping at a dangerous rate, my kidney function had begun to falter. I had developed hemolytic uremic syndrome, a life-threatening complication of E. coli infection. I was treated to the first ambulance ride of my life to transfer to Georgetown University Hospital, where I would remain hospitalized for the next 33 days. In the…

Effects of Dehydration | POPSUGAR Fitness

Besides the fact that you’d literally die without it, there are many, MANY imperative reasons to drink water frequently, every single day. It starts out pretty mild — you might feel thirsty and have a dry mouth. But the long-term effects of not drinking enough water not only have an effect on your weight (in a bad way), but they’re also extremely dangerous and life-threatening. Here’s what happens to your body. Milder Symptoms Even mild dehydration has strong effects. Here’s how you’ll feel with a lack of H2O (hint: it’s…

Low-Calorie Cocktail Recipe | POPSUGAR Fitness

Before working in health and fitness, I spent a good part of my adult years working around food and alcohol. I was a server all through college. I would later spend a good chunk of my writing career as a food editor. While I (usually) have no qualms about exercising regularly, my love of cocktails is a persistent obstacle in losing those last stubborn pounds — an obstacle I’m unwilling to overcome. Thankfully, there’s a new trend popping up at cocktail bars that also happens to be waist-friendly. More and…

Healthy Dinner Recipes | POPSUGAR Fitness

If you’re in the market for some new, healthy dinner recipes, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, or even Paleo, there are a number of delicious dishes in this long list of 75 that will satisfy your dietary preferences and your palate. Don’t stay stuck in that healthy dinner rut one more night; start scrolling, and get cooking! — Additional reporting by Leta Shy and Jenny Sugar Source link

How Competition Can Be Good For Weight Loss

We’ve seen that competition — whether on TV or between friends — has helped people lead healthier lifestyles by losing significant amounts of weight. There are a variety of factors that can contribute to one’s weight loss, but these days, competition seems to be one of the best ways to jump-start any transformation. POPSUGAR spoke with Q Jefferson, personal trainer and owner of SWAT Fitness in Tucson, AZ, about how he’s used competition to help men and women achieve their fitness goals. Simply put, “Competition fabricates motivation for people that…