A roly-poly pup or kitty can be an adorable little chonker, but if your pet is big enough that the vet says it’s time to lose weight, it can be hard to figure out exactly how to put your furry friend on a diet. Here are some tips to follow through on your plan, without ruining their diet every night when they start making puppy-dog eyes at your pizza.
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Cats may not chow down on garbage like dogs do, but they get into their share of people food, houseplants and other weird things. Here's why certain ordinary-seeming items are dangerous to cats, and what you can do about them.
We’re living in a golden age of fake burgers. The Impossible Burger and Beyond Burger both promise, and deliver, meaty flavours without the meat. But how do they compare to the nutrition of an actual piece of dead cow? Pretty closely, it turns out.
If you’ve ever multiplied your pup’s age by 7 to get some perspective on how old or young they really are, you’ve probably noticed the formula has its flaws. A new calculation is a bit harder to remember, but gives an answer that may be more accurate.
In a perfect world, we’d all get to bed on time, enjoy our full seven to nine hours of sleep, and wake up refreshed at the same time every morning. But while that may be the goal, I’m guessing most of us enjoy the extra shut-eye that a day off allows. So how bad is it to sleep in on the weekends?
I lift. A lot. I’m at the gym usually six days a week, and I find an excuse to compete every couple of months. While it’s fine (and maybe even healthier) for exercise to be a casual thing, committing hard to an athletic pursuit often requires some rejiggering of your life to be able to train effectively every day, every week, all year long. Here are some of my secrets.
If you’re looking for a new wallpaper, a tattoo idea, or just an amazing time scrolling through illustrations from the past, the Biodiversity Heritage Library holds a treat for you. Its thousands of public domain images and digitised books are also educational, collecting observations of the natural world from seven centuries and across the globe.
Putting together a bodyweight workout routine is easy: just do some pushups, and some squats, and some...uh...other stuff. To get a balanced workout, you have to know which exercises target which muscles. Which is why we love this bodyweight exercise chart from Darebee.
If you work out hard on a Monday, you’ll be a bit fatigued on Tuesday. You can still go to the gym, but your performance may suffer a little. That prospect may leave you wondering if you should stay out of the gym until you’re fully recovered, or how pro athletes get away with working out every day. Let’s take a minute to talk about recovery and timing.
Super short workouts can be very effective for building strength and cardio endurance. This time-efficient bodyweight workout from DAREBEE doesn't require equipment and is perfect for doing in the morning, whether you're at home, in a hotel or an empty meeting room.