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- Focus More On Your Brain And Less On Your Diet To Lose Weight
- This Seven-Minute Timer Guides You Through A Quick Workout
- How Exercise Affects Your Body (And How To Pick The Right Workout)
- Why A Little Bit Of Stress Can Actually Be Good For You
- Do Overweight People Live Longer?
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Mindful eating, or paying more attention when you eat, prevents you from overeating and makes meals more enjoyable. To make this a lasting habit, food writer Darya Rose recommends creating triggers that will remind you to pay attention.
Dear Lifehacker, I want to eat a healthy, balanced diet, but does that actually include a multivitamin? If I eat well, shouldn’t I get the nutrients I need by default? I assume a multivitamin won’t hurt me, but I don’t want to bother if it isn’t necessary. So should I take a daily multivitamin or not? Thanks, Vexed By Vitamins
Work used to include more physical activity. Now it mostly consists of death-accelerating sitting. Nevertheless, researchers found that weight gain issues haven’t surfaced due to less physical activity each day. It turns out sitting at your desk for about eight hours doesn’t affect obesity that much.
Recognising bad habits is one thing, doing something about them is an entirely different problem. Trying to instantly adapt to a new state of “normal” — a state where the habit doesn’t exist or at least persists in a less harmful incarnation — can not only be overwhelming, but disruptive. There are, however, ways to make the task less difficult.
Interval training is one of the most efficient ways to exercise. Yesterday, we shared a routine that gives you a full-body workout with 12 exercises in seven minutes. By request, here are videos that show how to do each of those exercises properly.