26 Killer Infographics to Improve Your Health and Fitness

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Infographics are fun, informative, and make dense information a little easier to digest. So whether you want to know what to eat after a workout or how to do yoga on an airplane, we’ve got the graphics to show you the way.

Ultimate Guides

The Ultimate Guide to Good Posture at Work
Hour after hour, it’s hard to maintain good posture on the job. But sitting tall can mean a healthy boost from head to toe. Get to know the benefits of good posture on the job.

The Ultimate Runner’s Guide
Looking to hit the road (or trail)? This guide has all the necessary info to keep you going strong, from warm-ups and racing tips to equipment and training.

The Ultimate Guide to Eating Paleo
Paleo dieting is growing in popularity, but is it actually healthy? And how can we stick to it today? Read on for our ultimate guide to eating paleo in a busy, modern world.

The Ultimate Guide to Safer Sex
A roll in the hay can be a good time, but there’s more to sexual health than just getting it on. Here’s what you need to know about safer sex.

The Ultimate Guide to Good Posture
Posture is about more than looking confident. Sitting or standing correctly ensures our bodies function properly. Use this infographic to start improving your posture today!

The Complete Guide to Tracking Your Health and Fitness Online
Keeping track of all things related to your health and fitness has never been so easy thanks to the Internet and mobile phones. Here’s why they work and which are our favorites.

Your Guide to Food Safety
Each year, contaminated food products are estimated to cause 48 million consumer sicknesses in the U.S. Use the following guide to help protect yourself from food borne contaminants.

The Complete Guide to Workout Nutrition
We’re more concerned than ever with maximizing our workout efforts and getting the fastest results. Effective workouts demand complete nutrition, and these simple guidelines will help make the right choices to refuel the body.

The Complete Guide to Calories
Ever wonder what exactly those calories we consume every day are used for? Here are all the answers.

The Complete Guide to Interval Training
The complete guide to interval training: targeting maximum fat loss through high-intensity interval training (HIIT).

How To’s

How to Foam Roll Like a Pro
Want to improve flexibility, performance, and reduce injuries? Get to know the foam roller! This infographic covers all the essential moves to rock (n’ roll) that next workout.

How to Choose the Healthiest Salad Greens
A healthy salad starts with a nutrient-packed base. But not all greens are created equal. Find out which greens are worth piling high.

How to Be the Most Organized Person In the World
Conquer your inbox, beat clutter, and become more efficient than ever with our ultimate guide to organization.

Spring Produce: Your Guide to Picking the Best
Spring brings all these delicious fruits and vegetables, but what are they exactly? We rounded up some of the healthiest spring produce and tips for how to pick it, store it, and use it.

Yoga on the Road
Who says you can’t do yoga on a plane, bus, or train? Here are 10 yoga poses you can squeeze in just about anywhere. So pack the sanitizer, and start practicing the moves in this travel-friendly infographic.

How to Live Forever
The quest for immortality is as old as life itself. What are the habits of those who live the longest?

How to Stay Healthy When Going Out To Drink
Most people have a favorite local pub or restaurant, but find it hard to eat healthy at their favorite spot. In an effort to help you stay fit and healthy, here’s a handy dandy guide to surviving at the bar!

Fun Facts and Hacks

The Evolution of the Football Helmet
With the NFL season in full swing, we took an in-depth look at the technology that helps keep our favorite players safe. Check out our infographic detailing the evolution of the football helmet, from humble beginnings to high-tech.

The Future of Health Is Your Smartphone
Mobile devices are becoming an increasingly important part of medicine. But what difference is mobile health really making, and what does your smartphone have to do with it?

Expiration Dates, Explained
Expiration dates may not be totally helpful when it comes to knowing when certain foods will go bad. Luckily, we have a handy-dandy chart that breaks down the shelf-life of our food.

Why Coffee and Tea Are Amazing for You
There’s nothing like a hot cup of coffee or tea to start the day. While some studies celebrate these beverages, others claim they’ll do more harm. So should you toss that favorite drink or ignore the naysayers?

What Laughter Can Do For You
Whoever said laughter is the best medicine was on to something. A fit of hysterics may, in fact, have a ton of health benefits!

Scoop by Scoop: How Frozen Desserts Stack Up
Ice cream, fro-yo, sorbet, oh my! When it’s time to indulge, some treats may be better than others. Get the scoop on their nutritional info in this tasty ice cream infographic.

The Secret to Better Sleep
Looking for a better night’s rest? Greatist delves into the science behind snoozing to help you grab some more refreshing Zzz’s.

A Lifetime of Medical Checkups
Regular medical exams and testing cans save your life, whether you’re 20 or 65.

The Great Diet Comparison
The science behind weight loss isn’t rocket science — it’s sound nutritional science you can live with. We’ve evaluated 20 of the most popular diets and rated them according to their effectiveness, healthfulness, and ease of use. Which will help you most?

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