What Western people stand to gain from squatting more often

What is the what about the squat? And have we reached some sort of squatting vogue moment? 

Beyoncé, doing a close approximation of the squat in concert (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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Personal Growth

3 Mental Strategies to Help You Build a Regular Exercise Routine

A Duke University study that found over 40 percent of our actions aren’t actually decisions, but habits. Here's how to build good ones. 

Chocolate—the key to working out, says NY Times journalist Charles Duhigg. While I’m apt to reply, yes, chocolate is the key to most everything, Duhigg is specifically addressing a way to “trick your brain” into getting fitter. For those lacking the motivation to hit the trail or get into the gym, chocolate just might be the answer. 

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Mind & Brain

New Research Shows Physical Activity Is a 'Medicine' Against ADHD

A new study shows that addressing the ADHD epidemic may require a dose of physical activity, so kids can refocus and learn effectively in a classroom.

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