Share on Pinterest This week Greatist brings you health and fitness inspiration and laughs from around the web. We've got a heart-warming story on how yoga changed one man's life and some tips to really get that thinking cap on tight. We want to show some love and share kick-ass content in the wellness world, so here are our picks: Fitness Gentle Jogging Once a Week Can Add Six Years to Your Life - Daily Mail Forget the runners high or six-pack abs; running can tack on some extra birthdays, too.
Interval training and do-anywhere bodyweight exercise are often championed for their effectiveness, so this cardio burner will leave you dripping sweat and feeling great. The high-intensity, full-body movements push you hard, while the rest periods recharge you for the next round. The squats and lunges will leave your quads and glutes shredded, while the burpees and diver push-ups keep your heart pumping and lungs burning.
Overview Meralgia paresthetica (MP), also known as Bernhardt-Roth syndrome, is a neurological condition that causes pain, burning, tingling, or numbness in the outer part of your thigh. It's usually not serious and may resolve on its own. The condition usually results from compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve.
Muhammad Ali always abstained before hitting the ring. Even Plato said Olympians should avoid sex before competition. But science suggests doing the deed won't actually zap all that energy or be a distraction during the kick-off. In fact, an orgasm may help combat muscle pain for ladies, while a testosterone boost could even help build strength for menTestosterone dose-dependently increases maximal voluntary strength and leg power, but does not affect fatigability or specific tension.
So maybe you think you've got it all figured out. You're the MacGyver of the kitchen-spatula in one hand, two eggs in the other. Crack, separate, and plop goes the egg in the bowl…with a bit of shell. The horror! What do you do? Hint: Using a spoon or your fingers isn't the answer. Thankfully, we have a solution to your egg quandary (number 10) plus quick fixes to tons of other food prepping, cooking, and baking predicament, from pitting a nectarine to softening butter the easy way.
Last month we asked the Greatist community what was making them smile, and we couldn't have been more heart-warmed by the mix of puppies, pancakes, and beautiful places that filled our Backspaces feed. The new photo-and-text sharing app (imagine if Instagram and Tumblr had a baby) is just another exciting way greatists are sharing their healthier choices, tastiest recipes, and most amazing adventures with others.