This Man Came Down With a Life-Threatening Infection From Cleaning His Ear With a Cotton Swab

March 13, 2019
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As innocent as they look sitting on your bathroom counter, cotton swabs can actually do more damage than you realize. A man in the U.K. developed a potentially life-threatening infection in his skull after the tip of a cotton swab got stuck inside his ear without him realizing. A report published in the BMJ tells […]

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COOKING MADE EASY: TOP 5 FOOD HACKS (INCL. VIDEOS)

March 12, 2019

Haven’t you always wanted to know how to cut a mango, peel ginger, or poach an egg? Check out the best 5 kitchen hacks (with videos!) The post COOKING MADE EASY: TOP 5 FOOD HACKS (INCL. VIDEOS) appeared first on Runtastic Blog.

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A Nurse Explains the Scientific Reason You Believe Everything Your Doctor Says

March 11, 2019
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Going to the doctor can be downright nerve-wracking. There you are in a thin gown on the exam room table waiting for your physician, who finally rushes in. After you anxiously rattle the symptoms you can remember, she checks you over, maybe asks a question or two, then gives you a diagnosis or tells you what the next steps […]

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Proper Posture: These 3 Tips Can Improve Your Running Form

March 10, 2019

Strive for improvement, not perfection! Check out the tips that can help you lay a foundation for the right running form – get an overview in the graphic. The post Proper Posture: These 3 Tips Can Improve Your Running Form appeared first on Runtastic Blog.

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How Can I Get More Active? 5 Helpful Tips to Stay Fit in Your Daily Life

March 7, 2019

In the car, the office, and on the couch – we spend too much of our time sitting. All this time on our rear ends is really bad for our health. It’s time to get more active in your everyday life. The post How Can I Get More Active? 5 Helpful Tips to Stay Fit […]

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How to Do Dynamic Planks: 9 Bodyweight Exercises to Spice Things Up

March 6, 2019

Try these 9 dynamic plank variations! Spice up your workout and learn how to do these bodyweight exercises right. The post How to Do Dynamic Planks: 9 Bodyweight Exercises to Spice Things Up appeared first on Runtastic Blog.

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The Expensive and Dangerous Hack Rich People Are Using to Try and Live Forever

March 5, 2019
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Aaron Traywick, the 28-year-old CEO of a small biotech company, stunned an audience when he dropped his trousers and plunged a needle full of an untested herpes “cure” into his thigh at a live-streamed conference in early 2018. Many have marked Traywick’s stunt as the moment that pulled the conversation about “biohacking” out of garages […]

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24 Days – 24 Miles (39 km): Celebrate International Women’s Month

March 5, 2019

24 Days – 24 Miles (39 km): Celebrate International Women’s Month with strong women around the world. Join the Women’s Month Challenge and show your support. The post 24 Days – 24 Miles (39 km): Celebrate International Women’s Month appeared first on Runtastic Blog.

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Moms Strip Down and Get Real About Their Postpartum Bodies in Stunning Campaign 

March 4, 2019
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When you’ve just had a baby, the last thing you should be forced to thinking about is losing weight. Yet, society puts a lot of pressure on women to “bounce back” to their pre-baby bodies—something British maternity brand Mothercare is officially over. Their new campaign, #BodyProudMums, features unretouched photos of 10 women flaunting their scars, […]

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These Photos of Plus-Size Asian Women Smizing Poolside Are EVERYTHING

March 4, 2019
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Being a plus-size Filipina woman, I rarely see myself represented in any of the ads for the limited number of places I can shop. The body positivity movement is definitely gaining traction, but perfectly airbrushed white women with hourglass figures still dominate the conversation. When brands actually make an effort to diversify their campaigns, Asian women […]

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