The 101 Year-Old Marathoner, the One Minute Retreat, and More
Happy Sunday! As always, Links We Love brings you our favorite health and fitness inspiration from around the web. This week, we have a useful article on some serious dangers of blacking out, and an amazing feature on a marathoner (who's 101 years old!). We want to show some love and share kick-ass content in the wellness world, so here are our picks:
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Aerobic Exercise, Try It On For Size — Breaking Muscle
Can cardio workouts actually help build muscle? According to a recent study, aerobic exercise could be the ticket to improving lean mass gains.
Science Says, 'Don't Like Fruits and Vegetables? Blame Mom' — Foodbeast
Brussel sprouts may just not be your thing. Turns out our aversion to certain fruits and veggies could be in our genes.
The One Minute Retreat — Intent Blog
Need to chill out? All it takes is one minute to get reconnect, listen, and breathe.
Blacking Out — Why It's More Dangerous Than You Think — HerCampus
Dude, put down that drink — the dangers of blacking out run the gamut. Learn how to avoid this risky drinking behavior and what to do if a friend blacks out.
The Runner — ESPN The Magazine
Fauja Singh ran his first marathon at age 89. And now at 101, he just ran his last in Hong Kong. Read more about Singh's truly remarkable story and what inspires him to hit the roads.
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