The Checkup: How to Train Your, Ahem, Bowel Movements for the Philly Marathon


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• Hey, when you’ve gotta go, you’ve gotta go. But running when you really, really have to go is the WORST. Check out these useful tips for how to train your digestive system ahead of race day for a more, er, comfortable 26.2. [Well+Good NYC]

• In the category of Other Embarrassing Things You Just Need to Get Out on the Table, let’s talk about zits, what causes them, and how to prevent them. [Refinery 29]

• Well, this is interesting: An insurance company is offering discounts to vegetarians. [Prevention]

• How deep are your squats? I know, I know, weird question, but it’s a valid one. Deep squats—the kind where your hip crease dips below your knees, so your butt almost touches the ground—are apparently the most effective squats. [Greatist]

• Time to go upside down! Here are all the health benefits of inversions. [Women’s Health]