J. Craig Venter, PhD , led the first privately funded effort to sequence the human genome. He mapped his own genes in 2000, and he did it faster and for less money than the National Institutes of...
Yoga gets an upgrade with a new, pebble-surfaced, full-grain leather mat from BallerYoga. It ranges in price from $495 for stitched mats to $1,000 for single-piece versions and is created at the same...
Ensuring employees get restful slumber may bring big benefits to companies. That’s the takeaway from new research on truck drivers with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) . This condition causes snoring...
This month, all eyes turn to Rio to watch elite athletes perform at their best: The tiny gymnast who turns backflips above a narrow balance beam. The sprinter who rockets off the starting blocks. The...
About a year ago, Erin Michos, MD, a cardiologist and marathoner, thought she was making all the right moves to stave off heart disease. In addition to eating a healthy diet, the 42-year-old...
Elite athletes withstand epic pressure as they approach the world stage for events as public—and career-establishing or crushing—as the Olympics. Former Olympic swimmer and medalist Markus Rogan, who...
The latest fad diet or fitness craze is always easy to start and easy to stop. What really keeps the weight off over the long haul? Pro athlete, model, and pioneer of XPT Extreme Performance Training...
The transverse abdominis is the key muscle to work for flatter abs . Pilates instructor and founder of Erika Bloom Pilates Plus teaches three easy moves to get your stomach into shape. Bloom met up...
Push your limits with a heli-skiing guide as you drop into a summit-to-sea descent on the Troll Peninsula in Iceland’s north country. The mind-blowing skiing and snowboarding begins at Eleven...
This summer, Four Seasons Resort Lanai is debuting a series of health and wellness offerings geared toward bettering both body and soul. Led by the resort’s resident yogi, Rajanish Govind, and mind-...

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