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Here’s Why Yoga Helps With Anxiety, According to Experts

Yoga has a measurable impact on your mental health. According to a 2019 study from the Boston University School of Medicine, yoga sessions improve sleep quality and feelings of tranquility and positivity, while decreasing symptoms of anxiety and depression. And while the positive effects build up over time — so the more yoga you do,

Here’s How Much More Water You Should Drink in the Summer

Even if your canteen is already an extension of your arm, summer is here to test your commitment to hydration by adding to your daily water quota. “You should definitely up your water intake during the hot summer months. When you’re sweating, you lose water and electrolytes, which can make you feel lousy, dizzy, or

Here’s Where You Can Stream the Harry Potter Movies Online

HBO Max launched on May 27, and it’s already pulling out the big wands. WarnerMedia’s streaming service came online with 10,000 hours of film and TV shows, including all eight Harry Potter films. So if anyone staying at home is hoping to tap into the magic of the wizarding world, all they need is a

Here’s When to Reach For a Sports Drink Over Water

I used to find any excuse to hydrate with a flavored sports drink over water — until I learned that my daily fitness routine doesn’t make a strong enough case for the sugary beverage. “The difference between hydrating with a sports drink over water is the addition of important electrolytes like sodium and potassium that

Make Exercises Harder With Time Under Tension — Here’s How

There comes a time when, in order to keep testing your fitness and get stronger, you’re required to make your workouts progressively harder. In the gym, this might seem easy to do — equipment is readily available — but you might need to find other methods of resistance at home. Annie Mulgrew, VP founding trainer

Here’s How Far Away You Should Be Sitting From Your Computer

Work, Zoom happy hours, Netflix, online shopping — my digital dependency has reached new heights since social distancing started, and so have my screen-time headaches. “Screens can definitely trigger headaches, as well as a constellation of symptoms collectively called digital eye strain,” Dr. Rudrani Banik, M.D., a neuro-ophthalmologist with New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

My Boyfriend Gave Me a Brazilian Wax — Here’s What Happened

Image Source: Getty Up until two months ago, I hadn’t shaved down there in over four years. I had a standing Brazilian appointment at European Wax Center and you could find me there, like clockwork, every four weeks. I was always told that, no matter what, I shouldn’t try shaving in between waxes because it

Hollywood: Was the Gas Station Real? Here’s the True Story

Netflix’s Hollywood puts a new spin on old Hollywood, with plotlines that never could have happened in real life. One, though, did: the famous gas station in Hollywood is real — or, at least, based on reality. In the show, a very special gas station serves as a cover for a very different kind of

You Can Still Forest Bath Without Going Outside — Here’s How

My friends looked at me funny when I asked them to go forest bathing with me last October. After some convincing, we hopped on a train from Manhattan to upstate New York to practice the Japanese art of “Shinrin-yoku,” which translates to “taking in the forest atmosphere” or “forest bathing.” I was originally introduced to

Here’s How to Do Crunches Without Feeling Neck Pain

Raise your hand if the last time you were taught to do a proper crunch was during your elementary school gym class. If that’s left you under the impression that crunches and neck pain go hand in hand, you’re long overdue for a refresher on proper form. The truth is, the pain you’re experiencing boils