Nutrition

Would I be healthier if I quit drinking? My quest to understand the real tradeoffs of alcohol consumption.

The after-work gin and tonic. The bottle of wine over dinner. A few beers on the weekend. Before long, the alcohol adds up. Is that a problem? Can drinking stand in the way of your health and fitness? Do you need to quit drinking to change your body? Or could it actually be good for you? In this article we explore the question in a personal way. ++++ “Should I take a break from booze?” Have you ever asked yourself this question? I’ve asked it, as have many of our…

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Nutrition

Forget “career hacks”… Here’s the real key to career success that almost no one is talking about.

We live in a world of ‘quick-starts’, ‘how-to-guides’, ‘career hacks’. This article is none of those. It’s a different kind of success story. And a powerful lesson on how to get ahead in health, fitness, and wellness, or any other field. ++++ Success secrets. Productivity hacks. Tips, tricks, and quick formulas. I’m often asked to share these as advice; the requests come when I’m being interviewed on podcasts, speaking at conferences, talking to journalists. People who want to get ahead in health, fitness, and wellness — or just about any…

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Exercise & Fitness

Here’s How to (Almost) Have Real Sex Without Touching Another Human Being

Photograph by RealDoll Warning: You’re going to need a pricey sex doll equipped with a masturbation device and a VR headset Sex is great. Guys love it; women love it; all people, with some exceptions, love having sex. The thing is, not everyone has a partner when they need one, which is why various technology companies are trying to figure out the most realistic way to get it on without anyone else in your vicinity. This week, a group of sex industry companies debuted an intriguing new method for realistic…

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Exercise & Fitness

Is Porn Addiction Real? This Woman Makes a Compelling Case

Photograph by Getty Images A new memoir by author Erica Gaza recounts her struggles with porn addiction—but the condition isn’t as clear-cut as other compulsive behaviors Most guys watch porn, and there’s no shortage of it on the internet. But the sheer variety of online smut can be overwhelming, and for some people, obsession is just a click away. Erica Gaza, the author of Getting Off, is the newest voice to claim that porn addiction is a true medical condition. She says her new book is an intense view of…

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Nutrition

Forget “career hacks”… Here’s the real key to career success that almost no one is talking about.

We live in a world of ‘quick-starts’, ‘how-to-guides’, and ‘career hacks’. This article is none of those. It’s a different kind of success story. And a powerful lesson on how to get ahead in the health and fitness industry, or any other. ++++ Success secrets. Productivity hacks. Tips, tricks, and quick formulas. I’m often asked to share these as advice; the requests come when I’m being interviewed on podcasts, speaking at conferences, talking to journalists. People who want to get ahead in health and fitness — or just about any…

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