Get Up. Get Out. Don’t Sit.

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Just as we were all settling in front of the television to watch the baseball playoffs, two new studies about the perils of sitting have spoiled our viewing pleasure. The research, published in separate medical journals this month, adds to a growing scientific consensus that the more time someone spends sitting, especially in front of […]

How Do I Get Him to Stop Watching that Damn TV?

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A reader, Michelle, wrote us the other day seeking our advice: I am working on creating a minimalist lifestyle for my family, but I have hit a roadblock and hope you can help, especially from the male perspective. In our house we watch TV, always have. I despise the TV because my husband spends so […]

How Do I Choose A Better Health App?

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From helping you wake up rested to getting couch potatoes ready for a 5K, there really is an app for everything. But when it comes to health apps, many don’t get the job done. That’s true of apps for smartphones, iPads, computers and even TVs. “Many companies are in such a hurry to sell their […]