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The mind-muscle connection: for aesthetes, not athletes?

The popular term ‘mind-muscle connection’ refers to focusing one’s attention on a particular muscle when lifting. Image: Shutterstock. Focusing on movement instead of muscle can enhance weightlifting performance, suggests research — by Matthew Prior, Frontiers science writer The ‘mind-muscle connection’. Ancient lore for bodybuilders, latest buzz for Instagram fitness followers. Focusing one’s attention on a particular muscle when lifting promotes its activation – and by extension, its development. So it

Bo Dietl to be featured in Scorsese’s starry film ‘The Irishman’

NYPD detective turned private eye Bo Dietl is featured in Martin Scorsese’s upcoming mafia movie “The Irishman.” We hear that Deitl, who appeared in the director’s “The Wolf of Wall Street,” “Goodfellas” and the TV show “Vinyl,” plays real-life Chicago mobster Joseph Glimco and is in six scenes, appearing next to Robert De Niro as Frank Sheeran and Al Pacino in the role of Jimmy Hoffa. source:pagesix.com

Fashion

The Dutch have done it again! Created an interactive gaming and shopping experience that teaches you about sustainable fashion at the same time. Diet plan. Check. Career Path laid out. Check. Sustainable plan for purchasing clothes this year? Uhm. New York’s innovative organization Local Projects which has created interactive exhibitions for the National September 11 Memorial & Museum as well as Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum has teamed up with

captain-america

He’s played him in 10 films, starting with Captain America: The First Avenger. Chris portrayed one of the original cinematic Avengers alongside Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye. He’s now finished filming Avengers 4, Marvel’s 22nd film, and tweeted to say that playing Cap has been “an honour”.     Source:- bbc.com

technology

Technology is all around us these days, and it’s hard to ignore its impact on various areas of our lives. Business is, without doubt, one of the fields that have benefited the most from recent technological advancements, and in fact, many areas of business have seen significant growth in the last few decades primarily due to this reason. Compared to the relative stagnancy they were going through before, this is

Food

We believe in really experiencing our food – growing our own vegetables, gathering from the wild, sourcing produce from local farmers and making big, beautiful meals with all that we have found – and these are such joyful experiences for us. But what makes them even better is doing them with other people. Growing, gathering, preserving, pickling, cooking and eating are all so much better when shared with your village.  

Liverpool

Riyad Mahrez missed a late penalty to let Liverpool off the hook and cost Manchester City a momentum-boosting victory as the hotly-anticipated encounter at Anfield finished in a 0-0 draw. A frantic start saw Liverpool take the fight to City and the trio of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino gave the reigning Premier League champions plenty to worry about over the opening 20 minutes.     Source:- independent.co.uk  

fashion-nova-geisha

Fashion Nova has received a barrage of criticism for selling a geisha costume, with some describing the outfit as “racially insensitive”. For many people, Halloween is a fantastic opportunity to go all out with fancy dress, donning eccentric costumes that they would never otherwise have the chance to wear. For others, it’s an important annual reminder not to wear outfits that may be examples of cultural appropriation,     Source:- independent.co.uk

bjp

Money in politics is an issue of great concern for the Indian polity. Most believe it undermines democracy in India so that what formally looks like a great democracy turns out to be just a shell of a democracy. In Hind Swaraj, Gandhi critiqued British parliamentary democracy on political grounds but big money in elections subverts it further. The bulk of the finance used by political parties, …..   Source:- indianexpress.com

Fast Food meals

Navigating away from triple-stacked cheeseburgers seems like the obvious choice for those in pursuit of a healthier lifestyle. Consumers, however, may want to double-check the menu before ordering. Often times, ordering a beef patty topped in condiments and covered in cheese may be a lower calorie pick than some of the seemingly health-conscious options below.   Source:- thisisinsider.com