I Exercised Every Day for Two Weeks, and I Totally Underestimated How Happy It Would Make Mepurewow.com · 4 min
It wasn’t just a placebo effect.
It wasn’t just a placebo effect.
As we get older, our bodies benefit from different types of exercise. Here’s a guide for all ages.
People often feel nervous when they visit a doctor with some fearing their symptoms may not be believed. But what if you are the doctor, and your colleagues dismiss your disabilities and mental health difficulties? Miranda Schreiber explores this challenging relationship.
“Aging gracefully” entails walking a tightrope between a youth-obsessed society, which tells us that our value declines as we age, and a culture that says nothing is as uncool as desperation, the fervent desire for something we can’t have.
Sometimes failure is an option. And that’s OK.
Peter, a 36-year-old portfolio manager from Bridgehampton, New York, shares how training three times a week and changing his diet helped him lose weight and build muscle.I've always been physically active; I enjoy going to the gym, but also rock climbing, biking and skiing.
If you sit at a desk all day, stretching your arms up to the sky has likely become one of those mid-meeting tics that you don’t even realize you’re doing… until one day, you reach toward the ceiling and your shoulder pings with pain.
Am I one of the healthiest people in the world? Not by a long shot. I’m a constant worrier, I drink too much coffee, I overwork myself, and I let my perfectionist tendencies control me at times.
Pandemic restrictions have led many people to start walking more, often because they’ve had few other things to do or just as a way to get moving. Walking workouts have even become popular, with plenty of “challenges” and exercise videos to be found online.
You’ve started a serious weightlifting program. You’ve increased your protein consumption. Now, how long before you start looking jacked?
Your thinking brain may start to criticize and shame you for still being anxious even after it’s told you that everything is fine.
On the civilian side, box breathing’s received some pretty high-profile praise from health and wellness pros, too.
We use our hands for activities from cooking to brushing our teeth to gardening to writing a shopping list. So when our hands, wrists, or fingers hurt, that pain can interfere with much of what we do.
Planks might bore you. That's fine.
A new review assesses what it takes to maintain endurance and strength when circumstances interfere with your usual training.
Motivation is not in high supply these days — but ensuring that we move a little bit every day is more important for us than ever.
The twin gods of conquering the post-lunch slump are caffeine and sugar. But such pick-me-ups are temporary: while a syrupy latte will help you power through until dinner time, you may well end up lying awake at 3am, staring at the ceiling.
As a psychologist, I often teach clients in my clinical practice the difference between pain and suffering. Pain on its own can be difficult. But it’s only when you don’t accept it that it turns into suffering.
The challenge might be recognizing what the “end” looks like.
Investigative journalist Barry Estabrook’s personal journey to understand the absurdity of the diet industrial complex.
After a decade of mysterious running injuries and countless specialist visits, I found a treatment centered on neuroscience.
Wake up a little less creaky.
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