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Don’t Underestimate the Lassie Effect

There are about 78 million dogs in the US right now with owners who, if they wanted, could probably head out for a run right now. This is called the Lassie Effect, and what that means is that your pup probably wouldn’t mind a walk around the neighborhood or a[…]

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Need Cheering Up? Get Moving

Usually when we feel bad we like to sit down. We don’t want to be sad standing up, right? Well, according to a new study, getting up and moving is really the best way to put a smile back on your face. That doesn’t mean you need to hit the gym[…]

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No, President Trump, Our Bodies Don’t Have Finite Energy

This is not a political blog, but we have to make sure that people are aware when President Trump puts out some misinformation about the impact of exercise. There are reports that the President believes the body only has so much energy and that energy, like a battery, will become depleted if[…]

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Another “Experiment” with Exercise and Weed

Experiment is maybe not the best term to use for this article, because it was just one guy getting high and going for a five-mile run. But regardless, it’s an interesting first-hand perspective on what taking an edible may mean for your workouts. Be warned: this is a pretty glowing[…]

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Change the Thermostat

People like to go through their with the temperature around 68 degrees, the Goldilocks of temps. But it turns out our bodies perform best when we experience different temperatures throughout the day. Here are some of the surprising ways in which changing temperatures may be good for you, according to this[…]

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Why Fasting Works, and Why it Doesn’t Matter

One of the recent diet trends that has gained a following is fasting – an idea that has been around since the dawn of humanity. One reason it seems to be so popular is because it’s pretty easy to follow: you eat less on some days. There isn’t too much to figure[…]

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Can You Vibrate Pounds Off?

We know, we know — you’ve seen the headlines that say vibrations are the new miracle cure for body fat. This article, for example, states that “twenty minutes a day on vibrating platform over the course of three months reduced fat in the abdomen and liver and increased levels of[…]

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