Health & Fitness

There is a big difference between loving your body "as is" and investing in continually improving it - no matter where you start.
09 Sep 2015

On “Body Shaming,” “Dear Fat People,” “Love Your Body,” and the Obesity Epidemic

Recently, as many of you have likely noticed, the topic of body shaming has once again hit the limelight, spurred on by a viral video by YouTube vlogger Nicole Arbour entitled “Dear Fat People” (watch at your own risk – it’s highly offensive). Now, I’m not going to come out

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With hundreds of thousands of supplements out there, which ones actually make a difference?
25 Jun 2015

The 7 Best Supplements That Actually Make a Difference

Supplements. No other word inspires as much simultaneous confusion and controversy among fitness enthusiasts and biohackers. It seems that every other week, scores of supplements move back and forth through the various lists: “must-have,” “highly dangerous,” “banned for competition,” “completely ineffective.” Furthermore, opinions are highly divided on supplements; while many agree that

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06 Jan 2015

Why Your Body is Broken (and How to Start Fixing It)

Your body is broken. Yes, you. And the worst part is? You probably don’t even realize it. Like the vast majority of people, you don’t realize your body is dangling in a precarious state of pseudo-dysfunction – until it’s too late. You work out a few times a week, try to

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The myriad of different sleep schedules available to experiment with.
24 Oct 2014

The Case for “Sleep Hacking”

Many people may not be familiar with the idea of “sleep hacking,” the idea that you can sleep less and feel just as alert if not more so. I’ve been experimenting with sleep hacking for a couple of years now, with varying success. It’s always a work in progress, but

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