The Checkup: The Body Part You Need to Start Properly Protecting From the Sun

And other healthy reads to jumpstart your Thursday.

• I’ll admit it, I am the biggest culprit when it comes to stocking up on cheap (but cute — I swear!) sunglasses so I don’t have to dish out a few hundos on a nice pair I will probably break or lose. But we should all reconsider making that investment. Not only are those cheap, dark-shaded sunglasses not protecting your eyes from UV light, but they could actually be doing you more harm than good. [SELF]

• If you’re like me and get endlessly frustrated about your inability to do a proper pull-up, here’s a challenge that will finally (finally) get you to the top of the bar. [SHAPE]

• Apparently, those who work out (shoutout to all you Be Well Philly readers!) are less likely to get stressed about a nerve-wracking conversation because they’re better equipped to deal with all things uncomfortable — like sprints and sweat. [Science of Us]

• Does running every day give you a pass (or even a need) to indulge in whole milk? The answer is trickier than you might think. [Women’s Running]

• Bikers, here is something to drool over: A future bike path spanning the length of the East Coast. Yes, please! [City Lab]

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