5 Links We Love This Week

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As your relatable fitness, health, and happiness guide, we’re striving to bring our readers awesome content on a daily basis. And every weekend, we want to share the love with others who are writing some kick-ass content in the wellness world:

Fitness: High Reps and Light Weights vs. Low Reps and Heavy Weights — SHAPE

Guest writer Joe Dowdell gives some solid advice on what to do (and what to expect) when hitting the weights.

Health: We Eat Less Healthy Than We Think [Infographic]Massive Health

Think that diet is squeaky clean? We may not be eating as well as we believe — thanks to that sneaky 1,000 calorie Cheesecake Factory salad and diet soda.

Happiness: Bigger Brain and Higher IQ Linked— TIME Healthland

Maybe being bigheaded isn’t really that bad. Scientists have discovered in certain cases, the larger the brain, the higher those LSAT scores. (Potentially, at least!)

Blog Spotlight: Concussions in Sports: Risk and Recovery Process — MikeReinold.com

Many sports come with the risk of hitting the head, hard. Learn what goes on when a concussion (literally) strikes, and the best ways to recover.

Grab Bag: Exercising Around The World [Video]— Nerd Fitness

Steve Kamb is at it again, this time compiling 18 months of jump roping, jogging, and pushups in 15 different countries around the world.

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