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CEOs often brag about clocking only a few hours of shut-eye a night. But is that really all you need for optimal functioning? We asked the experts.

Healthy human snacks don’t always translate well for pups. Veterinarian Dr. Heather Berst, MA, VMD, shares what treats are okay—and which should be avoided.

Experts suggest the practice of grounding may lead to better shut-eye. Here’s why.

During a spontaneous jungle trek, the athlete had a wild idea: she would become the team yoga instructor for the New Orleans Saints

How diaphragmatic breathing practices and other non-pharmaceutical options can help ease your queasy stomach

The case for taking more than just a momentary water break

After the deaths of two loved ones, the personal coach decided to break free from the life she thought she wanted to pursue the life she knew she needed

Studies show that astonishing experiences in nature can have life-changing benefits, and that even small everyday doses of time outdoors can have immediate impacts

Some workout enthusiasts are turning to the prescription drug to regulate their weight. Here’s why experts say that’s dangerous.

I have ADHD, occasional anxiety, and my sleep schedule sucked. After a four-month experiment, I found the antidote to my problems was right outside my front door.

For climbers and hikers who strive for higher peaks, these exercises may help prepare your lungs for thin air

Plus, what to keep in mind as you ice that sore muscle

In her new book, ‘Laid and Confused,’ Maria Yagoda explores why we’re having such bad sex—and tactics that may help change that

Some doctors are now prescribing physical activity for mental health. Here's why.

Dr. Heather Berst, MA, VMD, gives us the rundown on dog first-aid kit essentials, as well as how to respond to several common backcountry canine medical situations

The scientific evidence is overwhelmingly clear: spending time outdoors boosts your brain function. So what are you waiting for?

We know meditation and visualization exercises benefit our mental health. Could they also support our physical bodies?

Wildfire seasons are getting worse. The increase in smoke is harming heart, lung, brain, and skin health.

The features include new metrics for cyclists, improved cellular access data for hikers, and mood tracking for wellness enthusiasts

The ancient ritual turned TikTok trend is happening everywhere

Instead of berating yourself for wasting away your time, focus your energy on these three key benefits

Gladys McGarey, MD, explains what we should all be doing to seek out happy, healthy, and fulfilling lives

These science-backed hacks can help you lower your stress levels almost instantly

Kelly Murray, a certified pediatric and adult sleep consultant, shares what you need to know about this common habit

Losing a close friend taught the fitness instructor that embracing your emotions is a sign of strength and growth

The sport sweeping the country taught me how to feel like a kid again

Answers to three of the most common questions asked in the springtime

These 8 concepts I learned translated far beyond just the physical practice

Reap all the physical and mental advantages of mindfulness without ever saying “ohm”

You'll want to try this hack to beat your insomnia

How to satiate your curiosity about the cosmos

The temperature of your room may be more essential than you may think

How to deal with death, injury, and loss, and why the tough-guy culture of the mountains is so toxic to healing.

Training, tools, and techniques vary. What you need to know to choose a physical therapist versus a chiropractor.

Chances are you can catch the nighttime spectacle from your backyard

At a dark moment in his childhood, the actor found belonging when he buried himself beneath the snow

Outdoor time with your partner is more than just fun—it can be the key to a superstrong bond

Taking care of your mind is just as important as taking care of your body

New studies confirm that spending time outside can ease physical symptoms

We asked experts what to consider before you hit the pavement

After a grapefruit-size cancerous tumor nearly killed her, the physician committed to spending as much time as possible doing what she loves most

Experts weigh in on whether your period ought to have a say in your workouts

One yoga teacher immersed herself in freezing water for 31 days. Here’s her advice for how you can do it, too.

Research makes a strong case for taking your practice into the wild as the weather warms—or at least your backyard

Exploring how the simple act of spending time outside can solve so many of life’s problems

All that hiking, biking, and climbing can take a toll on more than your quads

According to the longest happiness study in history, we all need to be strengthening our relationships

Yogi Bryan explains what you can try anytime your anxiety becomes overwhelming

Healthy habits are hard to maintain. We sent five writers on long-overdue quests for self-improvement.

I love to cook, but finding time to make dinner remains a challenge. I figured it was time for an assist.

After years of infinite scrolling, it was time for a drastic intervention

A working mom’s experiment with forced midday snoozes

Believe it or not, talking to new people won’t kill you

Figuring out how to get better sleep and more excise and is hard—which is why we tried out some new programs for you

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If the wellness industry doesn’t prioritize the health of the environment, is it really looking out for yours?

This diagnostic tool promotes fatphobia, which can cause more health problems than extra weight, and is rooted in racism. It's time to throw it away.

Instead of putting pen to paper, consider audio journaling as an alternative method of reflection

If we remain curious instead of ashamed of our tears, crying can inform us of our true feelings when we’re adventuring outdoors

In an excerpt from her new book, “The Gospel of Wellness,” Rina Raphael explains the broader cultural shift that's made some fitness classes feel like church

Depending on your sleep habits, waking up early in the name of productivity may not be beneficial for your physical or mental health

New research suggests that exercising only once or twice a week can deliver similar health benefits as more frequent workouts

Unwise lifestyle choices jacked up the amount of bad fat in my bloodstream. Could I fix this by getting back in the saddle and eating right?

A new study on exercise at different periods of the day begs the question: When do you work, out and why?

​​In some corners of the internet, low-impact exercise is having a moment. Even the most hard-charging athletes can benefit from a change of pace. 

TikTok is brimming with people who swear by the sound frequency for improved concentration and a sense of calm. We spoke to sleep and psychology experts to find out what the science says about the brown-noise trend.

These stories examine the most widespread health misconceptions in our world, the science that’s still unsettled, and the facts you can rely on when in doubt

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Moving your body has plenty of physical benefits, but that’s just the start

This routine can help you stretch out and stay active even when you're sitting down

It's no secret that athletes need to develop their mental game to compete at their best, but a growing number of athletes in many sports are now seeking out expert-led training for their minds

New research on Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction programs highlights the importance of consistency

Doesn’t look like you’ll head back to the office any time soon—why not add some luxury to your home setup?

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Choose wisely to take care of your skin and the planet at the same time

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Set yourself up for sleep success with these important tips