Heart racing a mile a minute? Looking for some instant zen? Greatist tried out the emWave2, a slick new heart-rate monitor (with games!), to see if tech can help us hack our stress.
Why Waiting in Line Drives Us Crazy, a Cool Vibrams Review, 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 an inspring video on how CrossFit changed a man's life, and a thought-provoking review on barefoot running shoes. We want to show some love and share kick-ass content in the wellness world, so here are our picks:
Exploring the Effects of Music on Exercise Intensity — ACE Fitness
Need to up the intensity at the gym? This article suggests endurance can increase up to 15 percent by turning on the tunes.
Coping with Emotional Eating — HerCampus
Stressin out? Learn why we reach for the cookie jar and how to stop using snacks to decrease anxiety.
Why Waiting In Line Drives You Crazy — The Happiness Project
Learn why waiting in super long lines can make even the most patience people stressed out and annoyed.
How I Went From Hating to Loving Vibram Five Fingers — BuiltLean
Minimal shoes may not be for all of us, but read this in depth review that explains the pros or running (nearly) free.
Overcoming Adversity Through CrossFit [Video] — Vimeo
Watch this inspring video about how the CrossFit box changed a handicapped man's life. (We dare you not to be touched.)