This week, we’re taking honey away from the hive and flavoring some sweet and savory dishes (like honey dijon broccoli salad!). We also debuted our training guides to make you, well, a better you. Learn how to run your best 5k ever, how to run your best half-marathon ever, and how to become a morning person. The guides are super comprehensive with top-notch, expert-approved info (while still fun to read and pretty to look at). And don’t forget to find out if your alma mater is one of the healthiest colleges in the U.S.!
The Greatist Table: 5 Healthy Honey Recipes from Around the Web
We love swirling honey in yogurt, drizzling it over toast, and using it to sweeten our morning tea. Go beyond breakfast with these five fun recipes that feature nature’s candy.
The 25 Healthiest Colleges in the U.S.
Which schools have the healthiest dining hall food, and which have the coolest fitness classes? Find out here!
How to Run Your Best Half-Marathon Ever [Infographic]
Want to run a 5K, but not sure where to start? Here’s your go-to guide to run that perfect first race!
The Great Indoors: Why America Should Care About Urban Green Spaces
It’s not easy being green, is it? Over the last 10 years, Americans have grown increasingly vocal about the importance of urban green space, saying the natural environment is hugely important for our health and happiness.
50 Bodyweight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere
No gym membership? Not a problem. Here are 50 bodyweight exercises that can be done (almost) anywhere — no equipment required.
In the Gym With Tony Jefferson: 2013 NFL Draft Prospect
On the eve of the 2013 NFL Draft, Oklahoma safety Tony Jefferson is ready for the taking. Read on for an inside look at his diet, training, and mentality leading up to the draft in this exclusive Q&A with Greatist.
A Waterproof Fitness Tracker Brings Fitness to the Pool
A new Indiegogo project could take fitness tracking to the pool. We got the low-down on Instabeat, the tracker that hopes to make swimming more accessible than ever.
Runtastic Releases Two New Biking Apps to Track Your Ride
Runtastic just released to new apps aimed at cyclists, but can they change fitness tracking in an entirely new sport?
How Putting Performance First Is Saving My Body
GUEST POST: Ironman triathlete Jennifer Ward Barber talks about her struggle with body image and how becoming an athlete helped her look beyond the scale.
27 Chemical-Free Products for DIY Spring Cleaning
Toxins aren’t just a concern when it comes the food we eat; they can also sneak into our environments through everyday cleaning products. Ditch the toxins — and still keep things clean — with these DIY cleaning products for bathrooms, kitchens, laundry, and everywhere else in the home.
The Hidden Dangers of Judging People by Their Weight
Recent research suggests even doctors are biased against overweight and obese people. These prejudices can have dangerous consequences, here’s why we need to start talking about weight stigma in a better way.
Meet This Year’s Dirty Dozen: 12 Fruits and Veggies to Be Wary Of
Every year, the Environmental Working Group checks out the most popular fruits and vegetables and tests how safe they are to eat. Take a look at the expanded dirty dozen, and the foods that are safe to buy without an organic label.
How to Go BPA-Free
Chugging from that favorite sports bottle could mean ingesting more than H2O. Research suggests potentially toxic BPA can leach into the body through water and food containers.
The Best Superfoods, From A to Z
Healthy foods start with every letter of the alphabet. Here are 26 of our favorites, from A to Z, and why we think they’re so super.
#imagreatist Inspiring People Around the Web
This week, greatists showed us that inspiration comes in all forms, shapes, and sizes! Read on to feel inspired to make healthy choices as well.
Does Weed Belong in the Health and Fitness Debate?
The holiday “4/20” may be over, but that doesn’t mean the debate over marijuana has gone away. Here, we ask you whether weed is an essential herb or a public concern.
Lemon and Herb Poached Halibut
Try this simple, springtime dish with fresh halibut and your favorite spring vegetables, cooked until tender in a fragrant lemon-and-herb broth.
Human Effect Matrix Takes Guess Work Out of Buying Supplements
The world of supplements can be intimidating, but one website is hoping to change all that with a new system that makes good information more accessible than ever.
How to Make Your Own Compost Like a DIY Pro
This Earth Month, get hip to the coolest form of recycling around: We’re talking about composting, and starting your own is easier than you might think — no farm required.
How to Get Rid of Anything (the Sustainable Way)
Make every day Earth Day with these tips to recycle, upcycle, or donate any trash-bound item.
Why Men Should Get More Sleep
Yup, we’re talking about semen again. A new study shows that not getting enough Zzzs can contribute to infertility in men — night owls take note!
23 Science-Backed Study Tips to Ace a Test
With finals in full swing, it can seem like the perfect time for a panic attack. Luckily, Greatist’s got 23 tips for staying calm and collected and putting those brains to good use.
5 Things That’ll Make You Happy From Around the Web
Ready to feel a little happier? From a baby squirrel who was adopted by dogs to a little ghost who’s committed to making you happy, we’ve rounded up five links from around the web bound to increase your happiness quotient.