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Answer The 'Miracle Question' To Overcome Your Fitness Lows

The “miracle question” is a thought experiment that’s used in solutions-focused brief therapy. It’s designed to shift your focus on how helpless you feel to being able to see positive solutions and good things that are happening. Here’s how it can work for you.


The 'Chemistry' Of Building Better Habits

There is a concept in chemistry known as activation energy. Activation energy is the minimum amount of energy that must be available for a chemical reaction to occur. Let’s say you are holding a match and that you gently touch it to the striking strip on the side of the match box. Nothing will happen because the energy needed to activate a chemical reaction and spark a fire is not present.


These Workouts Will Help You Stay Fit After The Apocalypse

“Unfortunately, when chaos erupts, you won’t be able to access your local gym or counsel with a personal trainer,” writes Jesse at Fallout Fitness. He’s created a minimal-equipment routine that puts a post-apocalyptic spin on the always handy bodyweight workout.


Kick Off Your Morning With This 15-Minute Full Body Routine

Working out in the morning helps get your energy up for the day, and this 15 minute full body routine is perfect for a quick, energetic start in the morning that will also help keep you in good shape and high spirits all day long.


How To Run In The Winter (Without Freezing Your Butt Off)

Running in the cold isn’t as tough as it looks. With the right gear, your fingers and ears can stay toasty while you jog through a winter wonderland.


Can You Eat Too Much Protein?

Depending on who you ask, we’re either eating “too much” protein, or we need protein shake after protein shake just to build a little muscle or lose weight. The truth isn’t either of these. Some of us may need more, while others get more than enough — but more isn’t necessarily harmful. Here’s how to figure it all out.


The Best Exercises To Look Great Naked

Being strong and healthy is nice and important, but the reason a lot of us exercise is to look good. These aesthetically-focused exercises won’t make you hot overnight, but in combination with a healthy diet, they will give you the best bang for your workout buck so you look good dressed up — or undressed.


Running Isn't Cheap

Running is simple: Just lace up some shoes and go, right? We’ve even told you that you don’t need to buy expensive shoes. But even if you seek out the clothes, shoes and races with the lowest price tags, it’s hard to keep your overall budget down. Here’s why, and what you can do.


This Paper Template Helps You Stick To Your Running Regimen

Apps can measure how far and how fast you run, but they’re not great at gauging your long term progress. Am I building a habit? Am I getting faster? Seeing your runs on a sheet of paper, with planned workouts next to a brief post-mortem, helps you see your progress. Here’s the template I use.


Classic Hacks: Do These Hourly Desk Stretches To Relax Your Brain And Body

While stretching may not be as helpful in your workout as was once thought, a good stretching session can still leave you feeling limber and relaxed. We’ve dug up these easy stretches that can be done at your desk, to keep you going through a long day of sitting hunched over your keyboard.


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