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The Checkup: 5 Common Pre-Run Habits to Quit Immediately for Way Better Runs 

• If you’re a fan of a good ol’ fashioned pre-run static stretch, you’re going to want to cut that out — research shows it […]

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The Checkup: Science Finds Unexpected Upside of Sweating in Saunas

• Bet you weren’t thinking your gym sauna sessions were helping your brain out, did you? Well, they could be: A new 20-year study performed in […]

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The Checkup: The Classic Cold-Weather Mistake That’s Ruining Your Sleep 

• If you plan on going home tonight and curling up under your giant down duvet, buttoned up in flannel PJs, with your thermostat set to […]

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Eagles’ Brandon Brooks Opens Up About Anxiety Condition

When it happened in 2014, Brandon Brooks thought he just had an ulcer. But then it happened again in 2015, and now it’s happened twice in the […]

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The Checkup: How to Effectively Say No to People (So You Don’t Lose Your Mind)

• I have a post-it note on my computer that says “Stop saying yes to shit you hate!” It is there as a visual cue […]

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The Checkup: The Common Fitness Gear Mistakes Sabotaging Your Workouts

• Trainers aren’t just looking at your form when you hit the gym — they’re also taking note of your fitness gear, including the mistakes […]

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Stress Relief: People Are Paying Money to Smash Stuff to Pieces — Would You?

I had a friend growing up who would smash stuff whenever they got stressed or angry: windows, sculptures, electronics — you name it. Their parents […]

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The Checkup: How to Blast Calories While Walking (Yes, Walking)

• Not every good workout has to leave you quite as red and sweaty as a Flywheel class. Proof: These four walking workouts, all of which help […]

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The Checkup: Nutrition Pros’ Favorite Post-Workout Supermarket Snacks

• You know when you hit Solidcore and then head to the supermarket, only to realize midway through shopping that you really need a post-workout […]

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This Is The Best Thing I’ve Done for My Sanity This Year (And You Should Do It, Too)

In the middle of October, I stumbled across a deeply upsetting video on Science of Us that reported that more than half of Americans don’t […]

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The Checkup: Want to Instantly Increase Your Workout’s Calorie-Burning Powers? Do This

• The easiest way to up the calorie-burning powers of your workouts? Sip on some coffee or tea before you get your sweat on. Both […]

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The Checkup: How to Knock Out a Week’s Worth of Food Prep in 30 Minutes 

• 30 minutes — that’s all the time you need to knock out these nutritionist-approved prep-ahead ingredients for meals and snacks to have on-hand throughout the […]

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How to Stop Email From Driving You Completely Insane: Stop Being So Polite?

Email is like an annoying younger sibling. It’s constantly poking you and begging for attention, via alarming “ding!” and “swoosh!” sounds, when you are trying […]

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Spend Your SEPTA Commute Thinking About This, Science Says

This morning, I spent my SEPTA commute — a super-short ride compared to the commutes of some of my coworkers, who train in from places like […]

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WTF Is the Bullet Journal? (And Why Are People So Obsessed With It?) 

The bullet journal has been taking over the internet lately. To wit: If you search #bulletjournal on Instagram, you will find over 200,000 photos of […]