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Your workout burns fewer calories than you think

For every 100 calories we might expect to burn as a result of working out, most of us will actually net fewer than 72 calories burned, according to an eye-opening new study of how physical activity affects our metabolisms. The study finds that our bodies tend to automatically compensate for at least a quarter of […]

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What your lawn needs now is love and attention

The English gardener Monty Don managed to get gardening into the news cycle last northern spring when he suggested that British men should stop obsessing over their lawns. Controversial! Closely cut grass has been associated with the English garden since at least the 17th century. While the Baroque parterre gardens of aristocratic France and Germany […]

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Exercises That Will Boost Your Dopamine Levels

4 PM production/Shutterstock By Ashley Moor/Sept. 8, 2021 11:27 am EDT Aside from building your muscle mass and supporting the health of essential organs like the lungs and heart, frequent exercise can also work wonders for your brain and mental health. If you’ve ever experienced “runner’s high,” you can attribute it to the boost in your […]

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Why Napping Is Great For Your Brain Health

There is almost nothing as blissful as an afternoon nap, yet many of us seldom have the opportunity to indulge in a nap outside of normal bedtime hours. Aside from simply leaving you feeling refreshed and ready to take on the rest of your day with a renewed vigor, many researchers have spoken of the […]

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What Your Dreams About Work Really Mean

You know it’s time to eat the rich when capitalism seeps into your dreams. A barrage of phone notifications, imminent deadlines, and passive-aggressive “as per my last email” conversations are meant to stay within the confines of your 40-hour work week. However, many of us find ourselves clocking in longer hours with our office chair […]