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By Laura Araujo

June 7, 2021

Studies have found that the negative impacts of being sedentary occur when you consistently spend as few as 8 hours doing activities involving low energy such as sitting, driving, reading, and watching TV — even if you exercise regularly. Which is why as many as 80% of adults may be sedentary! But learning to adopt something called NEAT and creating a movement-orientation in your life may be the key to avoiding the risks of a sedentary lifestyle.

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By Tyler Lesher

June 4, 2021

The benefits of exercising are well-known and profound. It can help reduce stress, increase body function, and improve your  metabolic profile, but what if you could pair those benefits with a natural compound that could help you achieve the maximum gains from exercise? Some people are using microdosing to induce a flow state of creativity, increase focus, and extend cognitive functioning and, for similar reasons, some are also experimenting with it during workouts to increase motivation and their ultimate results.

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By Dr. Bianca Inirio, OTD

May 28, 2021

Research shows that stress in pregnancy might have an effect on the health and development of the newborn. But what is stress, really? While stress is an everyday occurrence, pregnant women often suffer from increased stress due to the rapid number of emotional, physiological, and environmental changes that occur as a result. But the evidence is clear — reducing stress is one of the more important things you can do to protect the health of your baby. Here are 10 ways to do just that.

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By Laura Araujo

May 17, 2021

More than 56% of people live in an urban environment, and (at least in the US and Europe) spend more than 90% of their lives indoors. As you might imagine, most of that time is spent sedentary, and in front of a screen. The Japanese, however, instituted a simple practice that has shown surprisingly powerful health benefits to counter this trend.

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