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Taking Back Human: How to Master Your Body in Modern Culture

Just like any participant in the dance of nature, humans tend toward the path of least resistance, and our culture has cleverly begun abandoning the necessity for robust movement as

Cracked Spice Steak with Fig, Pignolia & Kalamata Olive Salad

This deceptively simple yet decadent dinner shines with natural flavors and textures to please even the most jaded of palates. Cracked spices lend a fragrant air to a high-quality, perfectly

Acne Vulgaris: A Modern Disease with an Ancient Solution

Acne vulgaris, the chronic skin disease affecting up to 50 million Americans alone, is today so common that it's by many considered a natural part of human life—likely because, at

7 Extra-Dietary Ways to Improve Your Microbiota

The importance of maintaining a healthy gut-microbe ecosystem cannot be understated. From regulating mood to boosting our immune system, the balance of this internal flora is a cornerstone of good

Avocado Egg Salad

This easy egg salad makes a great lunch; it’s flavorful, creamy, and packed with protein and healthy fat! Prep Time: 5 minutes Servings: 4 Ingredients 2 avocados, pits removed 2

The Many Benefits of Outdoor Exercise

Are you a gym junkie, spending hour upon hour at a fitness center every week? I was, five to seven years ago. Back then, I was obsessed with strength training,

Two Recipes for National Watermelon Day

Happy National Watermelon Day! We’d like to celebrate by giving our readers two awesome watermelon recipes. Each of these recipes is also available in print, on newsstands now, so be

Obesity: A Cause or a Consequence of Physical Inactivity?

Physical inactivity makes you fat, right? Most people on the street would probably agree with this supposition; popular science contends that lack of exercise means lower caloric expenditure, which translates

Equal Consideration: A Modern Hunter’s Investigation of “Animal Liberation”

I am probably the first person in history to pack two boxes of shotgun shells and a copy of Peter Singer’s seminal work on animal equality, Animal Liberation, in the

How to Pick a Safe Sunscreen

When I go to my masters swim several times per week, many of my fellow athletes, as well as kids and moms who are there to swim at the pool