"Swimming Gives Me the Weightlessness I Crave"shondaland.com · 5 min
One writer on the healing power of water.
One writer on the healing power of water.
Millennials grew up hating their bodies. Does Gen Z have to be the same?
The thoughts are often distressing and punitive. Strikingly, these concerns vaporise in the daylight, proving that the 3am thinking was completely irrational and unproductive. But why?
Now's the time to get in there because fall is open enrollment season.
Extreme right-wing views and the wellness community are not an obvious pairing, but ‘conspirituality’ is increasingly pervasive. How did it all become so toxic?
With our archives now 3,500+ articles deep, we’ve decided to republish a classic piece each Sunday to help our newer readers discover some of the best, evergreen gems from the past. This article was originally published in May 2015.
What you drink can make just as much of an impact on weight as what you eat. And certain beverages may even boost your metabolism so you can burn calories more efficiently.
There are nine different factors that the longest-living people in the world have in common, and "natural movement" is number one.
Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that obesity affects more than 40% of American adults, placing them at higher risk for heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer.
You finished eating dinner 15 minutes before your run, and now you're cramping and gasping for air. Maybe early morning is your only time to work out, but you woke up hangry and don't know if you can make it through a weightlifting session.
Carbs and fat give your muscles the fuel they need to keep your motor running. Protein helps keep that engine in good working order by repairing and strengthening those quads, calves, and hamstrings after all the wear and tear you put them through. Protein also does more than make your muscles.
Earlier this year, I started to notice a persistent ringing in my ears. Sometimes it felt louder in the right ear, sometimes in the left. Sometimes it went away when I took my headphones off or sat in silence; sometimes it just got louder.
"As a longevity researcher, I’ve spent the bulk of my career gathering insights from world-leading health experts, doctors, scientists and nutritionists from all over the world."
After many months in lockdown, a lot of us are finding that we're experiencing back pain that we hadn't been bothered by before. There could be many reasons for this, including increased stress during the pandemic, moving less and spending more time sat in one position.
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Unsweetened carbonated water is a better choice than soda or fruit juice. But don’t overdo it, experts say.
The discovery that a chemical is deadly to the bacterium that causes Lyme disease but harmless to animals might allow the disease to be eradicated in the wild. Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium called Borrelia burgdorferi that lurks in wild mice.
Insider reporter Rachel Hosie says she cut her body fat from 30% to 17% by eating a high-protein diet comprised of chicken, turkey, and Greek yogurt. Nearly three years ago, I decided to work on my relationship with food. I vowed to stop overeating, and I…
Eating the right diet and getting regular exercise are effective strategies to lower elevated blood pressure.
Stress can feel like a baseline condition for many of us – especially during a pandemic. But there are ways to help alleviate the very worst of it, whether through support, sleep or radical self-care.
Want a long and healthy life? New research shows that focusing on this one behavior may help a lot more than losing weight.
We all know that lifting weights can build up our muscles. But by changing the inner workings of cells, weight training may also shrink fat, according to an enlightening new study of the molecular underpinnings of resistance exercise.
Lisa Drayer is a nutritionist, author and CNN health and nutrition contributor. Let me guess: You're eating clean, enjoying lots of fruits and vegetables, cutting out meat and are much more plant-based. You've also banned bread, cookies and cake from the house.
Find yourself in a workout rut? Here's how to use gym equipment for beginners, featuring some hidden gems like the Smith machine and Bosu balls.
Joan Macdonald faced growing health problems before she began lifting weights, shattering preconceptions about what’s possible in your eighth decade.