Making improvements to our diet is directly associated with longer lifespan and decreased risk of chronic disease. No one seems to disagree with the connection between diet and well-being or longevity, but there seems to be a lot of arguing about which diet is the best diet.
Is clothing crushing us? Are we trapped in tomb-like textiles, exiling our flesh from experiencing the environment? Are we atrophying our epidermis, our senses, our neuro-intelligence?
The idea that eggs, as a source of saturated fats, are unhealthy and promote heart disease is a complete myth. While it's true that fats from animal sources contain cholesterol, this is not necessarily something that will harm you.
According to researchers in Finland, men who use saunas are less likely to die from heart disease and can even lower their risk when they use saunas on a regular basis! (1) Men who spend several days a week using saunas were less likely to die of heart problems compared to those who only visited the sauna once a week.
When you think about it there are so many ways we use the word gut.
Find out what you should do if you notice a strange, squishy lump down below
Afraid to get naked? Try our DIY guide to doctoring your dermis—no appointment (or anesthesia) necessary
If you have an especially busy bladder, run to your doctor—after you sprint to the bathroom
Sleeping naked? What are you… some kind of hippie nudist?
“I don’t understand CrossFit’s business plan,” my middle-aged friend said, looking up from the floor where he lay next to a barbell, panting in a pool of his own sweat.