This is Your Brain on “Fitspiration”

This Is Your Brain on Fitspiration

“Nothing tastes as good as being skinny feels”

“It’s hard to get fit, but it’s harder to look in the mirror and dislike what you see”

“Do it for the ‘after’ picture”

“Shock every single one of them”

“Would you rather be covered in sweat at the gym, or covered in clothes at the beach?”

“Think before you eat”

These are all quotes I found from a quick scroll down the “fitspiration” tag on Pinterest.
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Five Weird Reasons Why You Should Go Outside

I’m pretty sure everyone understands the basic benefits of spending time outdoors: a break from screens, increased Vitamin D, exercise, etc. But here’s a quick list of some benefits you may not have heard of!

Gut Repair (12)Most people living in our technological world would agree that spending time in nature seems to have a head-clearing effect. There‚Äôs just something about being able to soak in sunlight, gaze at stars, or inhale the scent of pine needles that makes you want to write poetry. But did you know that there is science to back up those feelings?  Read more