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Sorry. There is No Magic Pill To Replace Exercise.

To the chagrin of many researchers and dieters, the miracles of “exercise hormone” irisin may be as mythical as the Greek goddess it was named after. Discovered in 2012, and hailed as a key to help reengineer the bodies of those suffering from diabetes and obesity, it seems that the[…]

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What Happens When You Stop Working Out?

If you think missing a gym session here and there isn’t going to hurt you, you’re right. Taking that occasional day to binge-watch Netflix instead of putting on your sneakers won’t really do anything adverse to your body. But what if you stop going completely? This Greatist article looked into[…]

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Songs in the Key of Intensity

This article is about everything we could hope for. Not only does it espouse the benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training, which we frequently plug, but it also says listening to your favorite music can help you hit higher levels of intensity during interval training. Yes, the thing we were already doing (and[…]

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Does Weed Make You a Better Athlete?

As this article points out about halfway through, we simply don’t know a lot about pot, at least when it comes to what it does to you when you put down the bong and try to do something more physical than calling the pizza guy. While it is legal in[…]

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The Surprising Health Benefits of Saunas

We were already excited to hear about coffee and eggs, but this is making it almost too much to handle — a new study  says that the more times you use a sauna the better it is for your health. Over 2,000 Finnish men were followed for over 20 years,[…]

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Are We Drinking Enough Coffee? Experts Say “No”

Everyone at Starbucks is shotgunning Americanos in celebration as for the first time in its existence, the top dietary panel in the United States has offered their opinion on coffee. And they say we’re not drinking enough. Yes, breakfast is only getting better as along with the panel’s thumbs up[…]

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