Long distance running wears out your body, but the real battle happens in your mind. Here's the mental trick an ultramarathoner used to push through the most difficult moments of running 50 marathons in 50 consecutive days.
Sweat and electronics usually don’t mix—unless you’re jamming out with these Sweatproof Bluetooth Headphones. Immune to all that mid-workout sweat running down your head, these headphones are a solid workout companion.
Thinking about using sex toys? Good for you! Aiming for deeper sexual happiness makes good sense, because being sexually fulfilled leads to all kinds of health and psychological benefits, whether you’re single or in a relationship.
There’s a wonderful world of sex toys out there for you to explore. Things that buzz, things to put inside you, things to put yourself into (if you’re a bloke), things that restrain or tease… there’s so much variety, and enormous pleasure to be had.
Building good habits is a difficult process. Most experts recommend doing it through small changes and not being hard on yourself when you falter. The "Game of Life" system is built around this idea.
This week a friend asked what 'skoliosexual' meant, and this got me thinking. There are a plethora of romantic and sexual identities out there. It really isn't as simple as straight, gay and bi. But for anyone who may not have had exposure to people who identify with these terms, they may not know what they mean.
I was making a pot of soup. My grandmother’s recipe. A basic lentil and vegetable soup. The recipe called for potatoes. I had no potatoes. Damn.
I dig around my pantry. Looky looky what we have here. Sweet potato. Sure, why not. That’s a viable replacement. Let’s see what happens, shall we?
What happened: probably the best pot of soup I’ve ever made.
That was the moment I realised that regular ol’ potatoes ever again could go in the trash forever.
Millions of people around the world, including nearly 60% of Americans, Australians and Europeans, participate in sports. A 2015 review found the available data on long-term health benefits of specific sport disciplines is limited, but a new study provides strong evidence participation in several common sports is linked with a significantly reduced risk of death. But there are so many different kinds of sports to choose from. Which one should you pick up if you want to improve your health?
The basic crow pose is an advanced-beginner yoga pose that's a great stepping stone for teaching you to balance on your hands. And it's like the gateway balancing pose to the other badarse yoga moves, but it can also be really practical: You get to work on hip flexibility and improve your shoulder, chest and core strength.
Australian mattress brand Sealy Posturepedic recently conducted a global sleep census and the results for Australia are concerning though not surprising. According to the survey, a whopping 75 per cent of Aussies struggle to fall or stay asleep at night and around one in five struggle with insomnia at least three times a week. This infographic looks at all the ways we are struggling to get to sleep. It also suggests some potential remedies.
Whether you skip caffeine to get better sleep or have trouble waking up either way, this quick breathing exercise boosts your energy and helps your brain wake up. Try it in the morning, or even in the mid-afternoon when you're starting to drag a bit.