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Optimal health means working out and eating well, but it also involves making time for activities like reading, art, and music. New research makes the case for these not-so-trivial pursuits.
Curious about BCAAs? Our expert explains what they’re good for — and how to right-size your intake.
Learn how to fix wrist and shoulder pain when performing a pushup.
New to exercising? Before you begin, our expert recommends these tests to assess where you are now.
Determined to face her fears, our editor in chief clicked into a pair of skis for the first time and confronted a mountain. The mountain almost won.
Next year, the FDA will require food manufacturers to disclose added sugars on nutrition labels. Learn why it’s a big win for your health.
Healthy, shareable dishes that are perfect for your next gathering.
Sandor Katz has been extolling the benefits of live-culture foods for a decade — and it’s changing the world.
Aligning your body’s clocks is key to your wellness. Here’s how to achieve optimum circadian health.
Focusing on your finest traits rather than your flaws may boost your quality of life. A popular survey tool can help you get started.
This analog system can help you take better aim at your to-do list — and get clear about your priorities.
New Year’s vows to change often bring more pain than actual gain. Here’s how to get real about your good intentions.
Fresh perspectives from a preeminent social psychologist on how we gain influence — and how these new ideas can improve our relationships.
The author and TED Talk standout shares how we can all find ways to command with compassion.
Longtime Today show anchor Natalie Morales gets honest about embracing change, finding balance, and rising to new challenges.
With a few simple steps, you can determine the optimal level of intensity for your workouts.
How one woman overcame nearly two decades of chronic pain and found the fit life she’d been missing.
Up to 70 percent of adults are intolerant of dairy, gluten, or other dietary triggers. Learn if you’re one of them. Digestive, skin, joint, energy, and mood problems may be your first clue.
Month 1 of our six-month get-in-shape program is all about waking up your muscles, getting your heart pounding, and preparing you for tougher workouts to come.
Are you going through all the motions, but not getting the results you want? A master training plan founded on the principles of periodization is the surest route to reaching your goals.
Go behind the scenes with journalist Natalie Morales as she shares how she’s rising to meet new challenges — in her career and life.
Editor in chief Jamie Martin on rising up to meet new challenges.
Keep your eye out for these different terms for the sweet stuff.
Research shows that losing sleep slows your response speeds as much (or more) than if you’d had a couple cocktails.
Calculate your sleep-related health risks by considering these six factors.
To understand how sugar can wreak havoc on your health, take a closer look at how it’s metabolized in the body.
Learn the moves to this month’s “Strong, Fast, and Fit: Build Your Base” workout so you can start 2017 strong with the Experience Life team.
Bahram Akradi on how gratitude shifts your mindset in a positive direction and helps you focus on the good — in your own life, and in those around you.
Try these warm-up moves and exercises modifications if you struggle with sore wrists and shoulders when doing pushups.
See how to make this easy-to-roast vegetarian borscht salad, courtesy of cookbook author Kristin Donnelly.
This online exclusive for Month 2 of “Strong, Fast, and Fit: Turn Up the Heat” features new exercises and combo workouts that will take your fitness to the next level.
Month 2 of our six-month workout program includes new exercises, tougher cardio, and some combo workouts that will take your fitness to the next level.