Happy Sunday! As always, Links We Love brings you our favorite health and fitness information from around the web. This week, we're getting our sweat on — sharing a fun running infographic, gym hacks, and a study on how often people really need to hit the gym. We want to spread the love and share kickass content in the wellness world, and here are our picks:
Weight Loss Through Virtual Reality
Lose a little weight through... video games? A new study used avatars with healthy habits to see how it helped people get healthier in real life. (via Diets In Review)
Photo: Diets In Review
For The Love of Speed [Infographic]
Which country can run the fastest 5K? How far are people around the world actually running? And how the heck can we get faster? This running infographic has all these answers, and more. (via RunKeeper)
50 Ways to Cut Down Your Workout Time
Don't have time to exercise? Well, now you have 50 (yup, five-zero) ways to say goodbye to excuses and speed up time at the gym. (via BuiltLean)
How Many Times a Week Are You Supposed to Workout?
Should we exercise all day ery'day, 150 minute a week, or simply throw a few tabata sessions into our schedules? A new study clears up the questions behind how much we need to workout. (via Blisstree)
What Kind of Salmon Should I Buy?
For a nice post-workout meal, salmon may make it on the dinner table! But when it comes to buying it, should we go frozen or fresh, wild or farmed, and how will these choices affect the taste? (via One Medical)
Photo: Kelli Dunn
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[Note: These stories are outside sources, which don't always follow Greatist's strict (and awesome!) research standards.]