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In 12 exercises deploying only body weight, a chair and a wall, it fulfills the latest mandates for high-intensity effort, which essentially combines a long run and a visit to the weight room into about seven minutes of steady discomfort — all of it based on science.
V.R. treatments may provide relief similar to intravenous opioids — a tantalizing prospect for the millions of Americans living with chronic pain.
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The first few weeks should focus on the basics — easy pace, weight training and setting your expectations.
It’s good for your mental and physical health, and doesn’t require any equipment. So why does it seem so hard to get started?
«Sports, in general, were not my thing. Running, less so.»
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Several people involved in the events that took down Twitter this week spoke with The Times. What might have been a pursuit of Bitcoin spun out of control.
More than two dozen women in the tech start-up industry spoke to The New York Times about being sexually harassed by investors and mentors.
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«“I’m trying to be more OK with just being.”»
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Yvon Chouinard has forfeited ownership of the company he founded 49 years ago. The profits will now be used to fight climate change.
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New research reveals surprising truths about why some work groups thrive and others falter.
«The researchers eventually concluded that what distinguished the ‘‘good’’ teams from the dysfunctional groups was how teammates treated one another.»
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