articles tagged: fitness
world of weird things podcast: fighting the covid bulge with science
# podcast

world of weird things podcast: fighting the covid bulge with science

The COVID 20 is the new Freshman 15, and snake oil salespeople are out in full force to cash in as people try to shed some weight and get active again.

why so much fitness and diet advice is wrong
# health

why so much fitness and diet advice is wrong

Getting fit is a massive industry which claims to have the latest science behind it. But as more people are taking their advice, the world's obesity epidemic is spreading. How is that possible?

why trying to sweat out your toxins is a bad idea
# science

why trying to sweat out your toxins is a bad idea

If you're exercising in searing heat and soaking humidity, that weird feeling isn't toxins leaving your body, it's the beginning of a heat stroke.