15 Simple Ways to Avoid Summer Workout Dangers

Watch out for dehydration Suteren/ShutterstockDehydration is the number one thing you need to be on the alert for during outdoor workouts in the summer, experts say. “If you don’t drink enough water, you can get dehydrated and suffer from light-headedness, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke,” says Carol Michaels, a personal trainer and IDEA Fitness Trainer […]


Gabrielle Union Talks About Life After Sexual Assault: ‘PTSD Isn’t a Death Sentence’

Gabrielle Union wants other people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to know they're not alone. This month, she filmed a video for the Child Mind Institute's #MyYoungerSelf campaign, and in it, she talks about how she learned to live with her PTSD. "Hey guys, it's Gabrielle Union, and I'm here to tell you that I […]

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Taking Part In Parkrun Makes You Happier

Running is often seen as a solitary pastime, but the community within the sport is often its main draw – whether it’s running with a friend or some colleagues, joining a club or heading down to your local parkrun every weekend. Research done by Glasgow Caledonian University found that 89% of runners who take part […]


Missguided’s New Body-Positive Campaign Also Celebrates Skin 'Imperfections'

Whether you're talking teenage acne or a chronic condition like psoriasis, far more of us deal with skin issues than don't. But that (of course) doesn't mean your skin isn't beautiful or that you don't deserve to be seen. In a new campaign from British fashion brand Missguided, the models show a diversity in size […]

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Should we sleep and wake early to boost our health?

When a recent study looked at health differences between late and early risers, it appeared to make grim reading for night owls. Increased risk of early death, psychological disorders and respiratory illness were the stark findings from the paper, which backed up other research suggesting late-nighters are more likely to suffer ill health. But is […]