Google, one of the world’s top tech companies, is as famous for their awesome offices as they are for their search engine. Free snacks and slides are tough to emulate, but any office (regardless of size or budget) can stock healthier food options and encourage employees to move around during the day.
Working the glutes, hamstrings, and quads doesn’t only make your rear end look good. Exercising the booty also helps stabilize the lower-body joints, prepping the body for full-range motion without injury.
Flu shots and hand sanitizers have their place, but good old-fashioned hand hygiene can do wonders in preventing the spread of sickness. Wash hands with soap (studies show non-antibacterial is actually best) and warm water often to stay healthy.
These days, smartphones, tablets, and teeny-tiny laptops mean it’s nearly impossible to separate work time and play time. Give yourself a much-needed break from emails and memos by unplugging every once in a while.
Save dollars on your grocery bill every week (and avoid pricey last-minute takeout) by putting that slow cooker to work. From taking a step out of meal planning to using inexpensive ingredients like beans and legumes, Crock Pots are a pot of gold when it comes to saving cash.
“Tapering,” or decreasing mileage before a big race, lets your body repair and recover after a long training schedule. A successful taper can make you faster, stronger, and more mentally prepared for a long race.
We feel ya — the wide (and sometimes quackish) world of dietary supplements can be tough to navigate. Examine.com’s Supplement Goals Reference Guide clears the air on over 300 different supplements so you can find out what will really work for you.
Even if you’re not Michael Jordan, you can still benefit from catching some air. Increasing your “vert” (aka vertical leap height) can improve cardiovascular endurance, reflexes, and overall athletic performance.