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Improving Ourselves to Death

What the self-help gurus and their critics reveal about our times.<p>Happy New Year, you! Now that the champagne has gone flat and the Christmas tree is off to be mulched, it’s time to turn your thoughts to the months ahead. 2017 was a pustule of a year, politically and personally; the general anxiety …

Tim Ferriss

30 years after Prozac arrived, we still buy the lie that chemical imbalances cause depression

Some 2,000 years ago, the Ancient Greek scholar Hippocrates argued that all ailments, including mental illnesses such as melancholia, could be explained by imbalances in the four bodily fluids, or “humors.” Today, most of us like to think we know better: Depression—our term for melancholia—is …

Depression

Romanticizing the Hunter-Gatherer

<i>O Man, to whatever country you belong and whatever your opinions, listen: here is your history as I believe I have read it, not in the books of your</i> …

Anthropology

Researchers have figured out why sitting all day is so bad for your health

• <b>We know sitting is bad for our health, but a recent study helps explain why.</b>• <b><br>People who sit too long have signs of "subclinical injury" — not bad enough to necessitate immediate treatment but potentially dangerous over a long period of time.</b>• <b><br>Exercise seems to help, but the most important thing is</b> …

Wellness

The Olympic Lifts Are Overrated

3 Reasons You Probably Don't Need Them<p>Olympic Lifts and Fatal Flaws<p>Most people who want to get bigger, stronger, and more powerful don't need the …

The Modern Hijacking of Dopamine: Supernormal vs. Ancestral Stimuli

Scientists recently discovered a major difference between humans and apes. It’s not the body hair, or the prehensile feet, or the propensity to fling …

Dopamine

The Farmer's Walk Cure

Here's what you need to know...<p>If weakness is the disease, the farmer's walk will cure it. It will build muscle, slash fat, and crank up …

Jill Miller - "Hip Replacement Surgery" - creator of Yoga Tune Up® and The Roll Model Method®

Be Your Own Expert and Turbo-Charge Your Training After Age 50

<b>As we age we expect to develop aches, pains, and reduced workout tolerance that prevents us from training the way we used to</b>. Those of us who are …

Muscle