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How Long Does Sex Normally Last?

If you’re a non-scientist, you might have once asked yourself, propped against the bedhead after disappointingly quick intercourse, how long does sex “normally” last? A scientist, though, would phrase the same question in an almost comically obscure way: What is the mean intravaginal ejaculation latency time? Well, here’s your answer…


You're More Likely To Remember Something If You Exercise A Few Hours Later

Exercise has long been thought to have memory boosting capabilities, but a new study suggests that delayed physical activity might be the best way to take advantage of those perks.


Use Tape To Remove Dead Skin From Chapped Lips

When your lips are chapped, the worst thing you can do is use an abrasive method to get rid of the dead skin. Instead of a scrub, use a piece of tape to peel the dead flakes off.


This Push-Up Yoga Move Combination Builds Strength And Stretches You At The Same Time

Push-ups are awesome for building upper body strength. The downward dog is equally great for stretching your calves, shoulders and a few other areas. Combine them and you’ve got a great warm-up or “rest day” movement that helps increase range of motion in your upper back, while making you stronger.


Do I Need Regular Checkups When I'm Already Healthy?

Annual health exams are pretty normal, but whether they’re necessary is up for debate. Years ago, I asked my doctor for a checkup and he chuckled, pointing out that I seemed fine. So, is this annual tradition really a necessity? It boils down to three simple questions.


This Guide Helps You Shop For A Safe Lube

If you’re using a personal lubricant, either for sexy times or for something mundane like inserting a menstrual cup, you probably aren’t thinking about whether it’s potentially unhealthy for you. But some lubes on the market are best left untouched — and not, as Gwyneth Paltrow’s GOOP suggested, because they’re “toxic”.


How Long You Should Rest Between Sets For The Biggest Training Benefits

Rest between sets and exercises has as large an impact on your fitness as the number of sets and reps do. If your breaks are too short, you rob yourself of their benefits, or worse, increase your risk for injury. If they’re too long, you’re not exercising hard enough. The sweet spot is based on why you work out, and the exercises you do.


An Easy Way To Practise Wheelies And Gain Confidence For Mountain Biking

If you’re only comfortable on nice flat roads, the rocks and roots of mountain bike trails can be intimidating. Enter the wheelie: While it can take a lot of practise to master this move, you can get started easily by hopping up onto something as simple as a curb.


The Mental Trick Pro Athletes Use For Better Portion Control

If you’re trying to develop a healthier diet, learning to manage your portions is an important step. This simple rule of thumb from a nutritionist who works with pro athletes can make visualising appropriate portions easier.


How Food Manufacturers Pick Expiration Dates And What They Really Mean

No one wants to serve spoiled food to their families. Conversely, consumers don’t want to throw food away unnecessarily — but we certainly do. Australians discard up to 20 per cent of the food they purchase, which equates to one out of every five bags of groceries they buy. Plenty of that food is discarded while still safe to eat.


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