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This one exercise can greatly improve your mobility and flexibility — and cure the many ills that come from sitting hunched in front of a screen all day. It takes just 30 seconds, and you don’t need any equipment.
Web/Chrome/Firefox/Windows: No matter how many times we hear that sitting all day is killing us, during a hectic workday, it’s hard to remember to take the breaks we need. FitBolt is a smart browser add-on and desktop app that not only reminds you to take micro-breaks but also tells you what to do during them.
Dear Lifehacker, I’m moving to a night shift at work, going in at 5pm and leaving at 3am, and I don’t know how to prepare. How do I adjust? Is there a good time to sleep, get up or take meals, considering I’ll be awake when the sun is down and the rest of the world is asleep? Should I avoid caffeine or eat breakfast at 4pm? Help!
Dear Lifehacker, I have been trying to help a few friends of mine that are severely obese but no matter what I do I can’t get them to make healthy lifestyle changes. I’ve completed fitness training, know my nutritional guidelines and have read numerous obesity text books but whenever I make suggestions I encounter the usual excuses: “no time to cook”, “too tired to exercise” and “I’ll start properly after [insert irrelevant life event] happens”. The last one is the worst because a new event is always used as the next excuse.
iPhone: Moves is one of the simplest activity trackers out there for logging steps, bicycling, running and location automatically. Today, it gets an update that improves battery usage, makes it compatible with iOS 7, and adds support for the iPhone 5s M7 chip.