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Sebastian Fryer

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3 Ways the Movies Lied to You About Your Health

We all know that movies require a degree of razzle-dazzle, meaning we should watch them with a grain of salt. However, the line between fact ... Read More »

5 Ways to Prevent Spring Allergies

Ah, spring. The sun is shining, the flowers are in bloom, and you’re stuck inside with allergies. Although you’ll never be able to ... Read More »

What the Proposed Health Care Changes Mean for You

Of all the talking points in American politics at the moment–and there are many of them–there’s perhaps no subject as hot-button as ... Read More »

How to Beat the Plateau Everytime

Slowly but surely, you’re making good progress toward your goal, and then … you just aren’t anymore. You seem to be doing everything you ... Read More »

The Playground Workout: Boost Your Bodyweight Routine With Park Equipment

There’s a lot to not like about gyms. For one, they can be expensive, and for two, they’re not often inspiring. Instead, what ... Read More »

The Secrets Behind Cold Sores and What Causes Them

It starts as a slight tingling sensation on the outside of your lips, and within a few hours, it’s become a full-blown blister. While ... Read More »

How Accurate Are Fitness Trackers Really?

These days, fitness trackers like the Fitbit aren’t that difficult to come by. It may seem like everyone and their grandmother has one, and ... Read More »

The Right Way to Clean Your Ears (Hint, No Q-Tips!)

Taking a cotton swab to the inside of your ears can be really satisfying — especially when it yields a bunch of built-up earwax. However, studies ... Read More »

The Best Foods to Eat Before Bed

Sleep is something we all need, and if you don’t get enough of it, or the quality of your sleep isn’t very good, ... Read More »

4 Things You Didn't Know About Deodorant

For most of us, deodorant is a small, yet crucial, part of our daily routine. It takes only a few seconds to apply, but forgetting ... Read More »

What Is the President's Challenge and Why Is It Important?

No, this isn’t another article about politics – thank goodness. As tired as you may be of hearing about the president, the President’s Challenge ... Read More »

Cold and Flu Home Remedies That Actually Work

With the cold weather and short, dark days, winter is bad enough on its own. Go figure it’s the time of year you’re ... Read More »

What to Do if Your Drinking Water is Compromised

Having access to clean drinking water is a luxury that you probably take for granted. And while you might never imagine your water becoming compromised, ... Read More »

3 Common Reasons Resolutions Fall Apart (and How to Stage a Comeback)

Everybody knows that New Year’s resolutions are tough. While some people seem to have it easier than others, everyone has their own struggles with ... Read More »

3 Ways to Avoid Catching the Flu

The flu: what can you really say about it? It’s never good to feel under the weather, and the flu is the one of ... Read More »

4 Ways to Kick Your Soda Habit for Good

Soda. It causes weight gain, tooth decay, heart disease, and other nasty ailments. But even though we know that soda is unhealthy, that doesn’t ... Read More »

3 Ways to Wake up With More Energy During the Winter

Some days, it’s hard enough to get out of bed, but during the cold, dark winter months, it can seem nearly impossible. While nothing ... Read More »

6 Tried and True Ways to Save Money at the Grocery Store

Nobody likes to spend more money than they have to. While there are a lot of fixed expenses in your life, such as bills and ... Read More »

How Junk Food Hurts You Even if You're Careful With Your Calories

Yes, everyone knows that junk food is bad for you. But, while common knowledge tells us that foods like burgers, fries, soda, and candy are ... Read More »

The 5 Best Health and Fitness Podcasts

Take a look around your fitness center. How many people have their earbuds in? It’s true that a little bit of music can keep ... Read More »

Accessories That'll Make Your Runs so Much More Enjoyable

Without a doubt, you have to have a certain kind of personality to enjoy running all by itself. Sure, the benefits of a regular running ... Read More »

Non Conventional Dating Sites, Ranked

We have the Internet to thank for a lot of things. Memes. Cat videos. Endless distractions. But perhaps the best part of the Internet is ... Read More »

How to Get Vitamin D Without Going Outside

Vitamin D doesn’t get enough love. The vitamin, which we get mostly from sunlight, promotes bone-building calcium and even helps prevent autoimmune diseases and ... Read More »

How to Get More Steps in During the Day

Nowadays, it’s becoming easier and easier to track your fitness progress, whether it’s through an app on your phone or a tracker on ... Read More »

How Gamifying Your Fitness Habits Makes Exercising Legitimately Fun

Making progress can be difficult, especially when you’re working on something that isn’t a lot of fun. While we can point to all ... Read More »

5 Crucial Accessories You Shouldn't Go to the Gym Without

The beauty of hitting up the gym is that you can show up and have just about everything you need for a quality workout. Well, ... Read More »

Stop Destroying Your Body With Coffee — Try These Healthy Caffeine Alternatives Instead

For many people around the world, it’s not uncommon to drink a cup of coffee to start the day — or in some cases, to ... Read More »

6 Activities That Burn Calories but Don't Feel Like Exercise

Regular exercise is a major part of living a healthy life, but it can also be a major bummer. Really, who wants to sweat and ... Read More »

How Fitness Trackers Are Changing the Future of Working Out

Fitness trackers, as they are now, are quite amazing when you think about it. Just 10 years ago, today’s average Fitbit would be seen as ... Read More »

Will Vaping Kill You? Is It Safe?

In the past decade, tons of smokers have made the switch to electronic cigarettes. And it’s no wonder why: e-cigarettes are cleaner and cheaper ... Read More »