You, Optimized: Why Your Personal Best is All That Matters
Apr30

You, Optimized: Why Your Personal Best is All That Matters

Do you feel like everywhere you look in the media today you see images of people living picture-perfect, idealized lives? Does it seem like their bodies, occupations, and mental states are exaggerated to enhance their appearance—and to make us crave what they have? In images all around us, thighs and pectoral muscles are airbrushed, people live in fantasy homes on movie sets, and things generally look much better than they are in real...

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Your Ideal Workout: How to Make Exercise Feel Like Play
Apr15

Your Ideal Workout: How to Make Exercise Feel Like Play

Ever notice that professional athletes’ bodies are specifically matched to their needs? It’s no coincidence that basketball players are tall, gymnasts are petite, and football players are broad. In the same way, your body is uniquely matched to particular activities depending on the expression of your genes. While some people are built for delicacy and flow, others are ideally suited to power and brute force. Still other body profiles...

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