Even holistic health advocates can barely keep up with health food news. And for good reason – those waters can get really murky. Is avocado
If the last book you read to completion was a manual, or a high school book report assignment on The Invisible Man, you’re one in
Fatigue is such a broad umbrella, getting to the bottom of it sometimes involves your doctor giving you the third degree. But that’s because generalized
We’re Homo sapiens, not Neanderthals. Although the species diverged around 650,000 years ago, they also existed at the same time, and probably mated. However, we
The Japanese call it “Manpo-kei” — literally, 10,000 steps meter.
Since the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, when all of Japan was rigidly focused on fitness, both individual and collective, there has been a pervasive theory among fitness gurus that 10,000 steps is necessary as a base line to maintain proper health. Any exercise beyond 10,000 steps is simply extra.
10,000 steps, by the way, is about 5 miles.
The more we’ve moved humanity indoors, automated our skills away, and gotten our experience of the world filtered and sent to us through screens…
The more we’ve lost touch with some of the vital skills cavemen and prehistoric men learned in order to survive.
We’re only able to tell an automated device to play a song by a famous dead artist, or microwave a burrito, or fly to a different time zone on a moment’s notice, because our ancestors developed the essential skills that were necessary to beat the odds and survive.