The Checkup: The 5-Minute Meditation Routine for Better Sex

And more healthy reads to start your week off on the right foot.

Meditation can be a hard sell, but one thing that’s sure to get plenty of people to close their eyes and follow their breath is the promise of better sex, which is exactly what meditation guru Emily Fletcher says is just one of the many benefits you can expect from the practice. Here, a five-minute meditation routine she says will improve your time between the sheets. [Well + Good]

Kale versus spinach: Which leafy green wins in a nutrition battle? [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• Looking to make your healthy-eating habit stick? Try overhauling your entire lifestyle instead of just zoning in on one area of improvement and you might have more luck at making it happen, a new study says. [The New York Times]

• If the one thing stopping you from biking to work is fear of inhaling all sorts of gnarly fumes en route, note: A new study shows the benefits of bike commuting outweigh the risks when it comes to air pollution, so grab your helmet! [Fast Company]

• Here, a very long list of things personal trainer wish you knew. [BuzzFeed]

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