How to Feel Like You Went on Vacation by Meditating for 15 Minutes

In 2008, the University of Illinois concluded that U.S. workers should go on vacation more often. A psychology professor there published his findings in Cognition, a journal focused on the way the mind works. He and his team found that even minor diversions, much shorter than a weeklong vacation, could… Read more

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Gear to keep you going in your summer workout

There are so many barriers to working out: your busy schedule, lack of sleep, unforeseen injuries. When the weather gets warm, though, you have one less excuse for skipping your daily sweat session. You don’t even need a gym membership to get a good workout during the balmy summer months—just… Read more


Bike share options — and what to do with them

In their earliest form, bike sharing systems consisted of nothing more than a gung-ho group of concerned citizens and a small fleet of donated bikes. Cities like Portland and Madison both launched bike shares in the ‘90s that allowed the entire public to use bikes scattered around the city, free… Read more


10 New Outdoor Fitness Ideas

When it starts to warm up outside, dragging yourself to the stuffy, muggy gym becomes even more difficult. Why not make the whole world your gym instead? Enjoy the fresh summer breezes with one of these 10 outdoorsy workouts instead of sucking in recycled air on the treadmill. Stand-up paddleboarding…. Read more


Gear to keep you going in your summer workout

It might be easy to talk yourself out of a run when it’s cold and rainy outside, but as soon as the warm summer months roll in, that cozy bed just won’t hold quite the same appeal. You’re going to actually want to roll out of bed and get after… Read more