Spending time outside can reduce your stress and bolster your mood, improve your cognition, lower your risks for chronic diseases, and help you live longer. Find out more of the health benefits of green space.
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Are you changing your habits? Maybe your goal is to eat healthier and lose a few pounds or get more sleep. Whatever your objective, you’re more likely to achieve your goal if it’s small and attainable. Find out how to “shrink the change” and set yourself up for success.
Low testosterone in men is widely studied and discussed. However, doctors often overlook the importance of balanced estrogen in men, even though estrogens are active in almost all body tissue. Check out this article to learn about how estrogen relates to men’s health, why estrogen might go out of balance, and what to do if your levels aren’t in line.
To get the full benefits of exercise, you need to move every day. But don’t panic: That doesn’t mean you have to find an extra hour in your busy day to get to the gym or a fitness class. Find out how to swap your sedentary lifestyle for an active one and start moving like our active hunter–gatherer ancestors did.
Think back to your favorite childhood playtime activity. Do you still make time for it today? Or do you think of it as an unproductive, frivolous pastime you had to outgrow on your way to adulthood?
There are significant benefits to our physiology when we move, and one of the biggest problems with the modern approach to movement is that there simply isn’t enough of it. With some people spending up to 13 hours a day sitting, we have an epidemic of sedentary lifestyles. Darryl Edwards, author of the new book Animal Moves: How to Move Like an Animal to Get You Leaner, Fitter, Stronger and Healthier for Life, has made it his lifelong mission to educate people about the dangers of being sedentary, and how to make movement more fun and more likely for you to want to do it.