The Checkup: 10 Greens That Are Better for You Than Kale

And more healthy reads to start your day.



• When Be Well editor Emily confessed that she actually hates kale, lots of you nodded in agreement (and cold-pressed juice companies everywhere shook their heads disapprovingly). So for all you kale haters out there, here: 10 greens that score higher on the health scale than kale. You can thank us later. [Huffington Post]

• Your to-do list for making a to-do list so that you actually get the stuff on your to-do list done. Now, say that 10 times fast. [Greatist]

• This 92-year-old woman, and two-time cancer survivor, just become the oldest woman to run a marathon. And her secret to pushing all the way to the finish line? While she’s running, she plays piano pieces in her head to distract herself. Interesting, huh? [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• Seven reasons science says you should totally go on a sweet vacation this summer, even if it means you have to give up on buying some material items (hi, Free People boots) you’ve been pining over for months on end. [Fast Company]

• We dare you to try this burpee variation today. It’s basically just jumping from a plank to a squat and back again over and over. Awful? Maybe. Effective? Definitely. [Men’s Health]

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