Do You Really Need to Switch Up Your Workouts for Them to Be Effective?

Now here’s the thing about progressive overload: You can’t advance an exercise if you don’t stick with it for weeks or months at a time. In fact, to make significant improvements, people often need to consistently perform—and progress—the same base exercises (think: deadlift, squat, push-up, pull-up) for years, Perkins says. For example, if you’re alternating […]

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Trump Won’t Say If He Really Asked For Coronavirus Testing To Slow Down

President Donald Trump would not directly respond when pressed about his comment at his Saturday rally that he had ordered staff to “slow the testing down” for coronavirus. During an interview on Monday, Joe St. George, a Scripps reporter, asked Trump about his remarks at the rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, about slowing testing. Specifically, the president said: “When […]


Dr. Scott Gottlieb defends initial lockdowns: ‘We didn’t really know where the hot spots were’

Dr. Scott Gottlieb on Friday defended the widespread initial lockdown measures put in place by state and local governments to help limit coronavirus spread, arguing public health officials did not have enough information to implement narrow shutdowns.  “Could we have targeted the shutdown better to the hot spots? The problem was, we didn’t really know where the hot […]


Does Acupuncture For Acne Really Work?

When it feels like you’ve tried every pharmacy remedy, every derm-prescribed cream, and every high-end potion available, it’s only natural to be curious about the treatments alternative medicine can offer. Acupuncture, the ancient Chinese medicine practise of inserting hair-thin stainless steel needles into key points along the body, is one alternative treatment growing more and […]