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Do you want to exercise like your ancestors? Check out these articles about fitness & wellness and get the most up-to-date trends from an ancestral health perspective.

The Top Health Benefits of Green Space
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.
This woman walking her dog outdoors is enjoying the health benefits of green space.
Changing Habits? You Need to Shrink the Change
Are you changing your habits? Maybe your goal is to eat healthier and lose some pounds or get more sleep. Whatever your objective, you’re more likely to achieve your goal if it's small and attainable.
If you’re changing habits, shrinking the change can help. Be sure to celebrate your successes, like these runners finishing a race.
Estrogen in Men: Why You Need to Balance Your Hormones as You Age
Low testosterone in men is widely studied and discussed, but doctors often overlook the importance of balanced estrogen. Learn about estrogen and men’s health, and what to do if your levels aren’t in line.
Men need estrogen too. Taking time to meditate, like this man is doing, can help manage stress and keep estrogen levels in check.
Why You Need to Move Every Day to Get the Benefits of Exercise
To get the full benefits of exercise, you need to move every day. Find out how to swap your sedentary lifestyle for an active one and start moving like our active hunter–gatherer ancestors did.
To get the full benefits of exercise and combat the effects of a sedentary lifestyle, you need to move every day.
10 Benefits of Play
Think back to your favorite childhood 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?
This young man is experiencing the benefits of play while he plays a guitar.
RHR: How to Move like an Animal to Get You Leaner, Fitter, Stronger and Healthier for Life, with Darryl Edwards
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, educates people about the dangers of being sedentary.
Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
RHR: Scaling Functional Medicine: The Berkeley Fire Department Wellness Program
While Functional Medicine is gaining in popularity and reputation, the costs associated with it are still prohibitive for many people. Tune in for a roundtable discussion on the Berkeley Fire Department pilot wellness program.
Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
RHR: The Importance of Strength Training—with Sal Di Stefano
Exercise, diet and sleep are three lifestyle behaviors that are vital to transforming your health. Today, I talk with fitness expert Sal Di Stefano about strength training and why it is critical.
Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
How Many Steps Should You Get in a Day?
It’s said that walking 10,000 steps per day is ideal. But is it ideal for everyone? We’ll look at health benefits of achieving 10,000 steps and how to get in more steps per day.
How many steps should you get in a day?