The Checkup: The Truth About How Quickly You Can Get Out of Shape If You Take a Fitness Break

And more healthy reads from around the Web.



• Yep, the whole “use it or lose it” thing is true when it comes to fitness. Question is: How long can you skip the gym before you start losing what you worked so hard for? The answer to that is a bit more complicated. [Refinery29

• You don’t have to have a giant backyard — or any outdoor space at all — to have a flourishing herb garden. Here’s a step-by-step guide for planting one in your kitchen. [Whole Story]

• Would you ditch your toothbrush to chew on a stick? A new product is going downright primitive with a new toothbrush alternative. [Fast Company]

• Here’s what happened when 20,000 people took on a technology detox by deleting Facebook (or another favorite app) from their phones. (Spoiler: They don’t miss it at all.) [Well + Good]

• The case for switching up your workout surface — sand, pavement, water, grass — to optimize your results. [Q by Equinox]

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