Mind & Body

Longevity Hacks
Longevity Hacks

Landmark study reveals 1 factor links gut health and long life

Longevity hack

To physically age slower, show some self-control

For healthy aging, self-control appears to be an "active ingredient."

Longevity hacks

Two tweaks to the Mediterranean diet make it especially healthy for men

The green Med diet may be even better than its precursor.

Longevity Hacks

Protein study reveals a powerful effect on fat-burning

Extra protein could give people a "metabolic advantage."

Longevity hacks

To 'grow young', one action matters more than others

The most powerful longevity hack has nothing to do with diet and exercise.

Longevity hacks

Stressed out? Study pinpoints a form of exercise that relieves anxiety

Pushups, lunges, and squats build muscle and boost mood.

longevity hacks

Endurance exercise study illuminates the link between muscles and health

"The result is completely new."

Longevity Hacks

To improve mindfulness, sleep this many minutes extra per night

A new study adds a potentially life-changing benefit to snoozing.

The Abstract Podcast

Breaking bad: How to create positive changes that stick

In this episode, we discuss how to crush bad habits and create new routines that lead to better health.

longevity hacks

Science reveals the perfect time to drink coffee for a healthy metabolism

"Knowing this can have important health benefits for us all."

longevity hacks

One type of exercise has 6 brain boosting effects

"Exercise makes you happy and focused."

heating up

Can baths improve your health? Scientists find a surprisingly positive effect

"Aside from diet and exercise, heat therapy might be promising."

Leg Day Observer
Leg Day Observer

Intermediate lifters: Why the awkward stage of strength can mean freedom

Knowing even if you're an intermediate weight lifter is half the challenge.

Leg Day Observer

Weight lifting progress: What to do when you're ready to level up

Progress becomes more complicated when you're no longer a beginner — but the next stage is more fun.

Leg Day Observer

A beginner's guide to weight lifting: How to get started and what to expect

The choice is easy and there’s no downside.

Leg day observer

Deload weeks: Why rest can be as important as exercise

Rest doesn't need to be a dirty word.

Leg Day Observer

What a superstar marathoner can teach powerlifters about gear

Gear can be endless.

Leg Day Observer

Vegan powerlifting is the next chapter of a protein-dominated sport

A meat and potatoes discipline can survive without the meat.

Leg Day Observer

What new weightlifters need to know about strength training programs

With much of training built on improving and peaking, some lifters can get left out in the cold.

Leg Day Observer

Why cheating on your diet could be exactly what you need

Holiday eating doesn't have to be a source of anxiety.

Leg Day Observer

Meditation and weightlifting: An odd couple that’s so very right

A close look shows how enmeshed the two practices really are.

Leg Day Observer

Air Force exercise study teases the recipe for enhanced performance

New research explores the power of targeted nutrition.

Mind and Body

The science of pre-workouts: What you need to know before you supplement

The best pre-workout supplement might be the one not taken.

Leg Day Observer

The protein shake and beyond: What to know about eating and exercising

The ideal post-workout meal is not so different from a pre-workout snack.

Understand Covid-19
Coronavirus

Covid-19 could pose a “global threat” to male fertility — study

Emerging evidence suggests "the possibility of testicular damage due to Covid-19."

Science

The case for a national Covid-19 Memorial Day

We have a tendency to forget how bad pandemics can be.

Sunday Scaries

2 mental health practices may give the Covid-19 vaccine a boost

Researchers say poor mental health can influence the body’s immunological response.

Words of wisdom

The experts' guide on how to endure until the pandemic ends: 4 tips

Keep on keeping on.

climate crisis

NASA data reveals the truth about Covid-19's effect on climate change

"This is the warmest decade in the historical record without any question whatsoever."

semantic simulations

To predict Covid-19 mutations, scientists discover one fifth-grade tactic is surprisingly useful

And no, it's not wedgies or shame.

A proposal

The Case for a National Covid-19 Memorial Day on May 28

Innovation

There's a helmet for dentist appointments that blocks 99.6% of Covid-19 air droplets

Covid-19

Gut microbiome imbalances influence the likelihood of 'long-Covid'

Covid-19

“Long Covid”: Who exactly is at risk?

An epidemiologist explains what to know so far.

incoming call

The antidote to Zoom fatigue is here

Adoption of game-like video chat clients will make it easier to spend more time online with friends, an anthropologist tells Inverse.

Breathe in

Covid-19 oxygen shortages: Where are they and why are they happening?

seared
Seared

How pumpkin spice flavor was created in a lab

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How to make scientifically perfect ice cream

It's all about balancing the equation.

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How yeast makes bread bubbly and delicious

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How to make fluffy, delectable meringue using science

A scientific look at the power of eggs.

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The Science Behind Crunchy Fried Chicken

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How flavor chemists designed the controversial pumpkin spice

A little nutmeg has caused so much drama.

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How to create the perfect scoop of ice cream — with science

When one element goes up, the other must come down.

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Mastering sourdough with the science of yeast

How to use the magic microorganisms that make bread rise to create a golden brown loaf.

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Why science is so important for the decadent pavlova

Pavlovas are a decidedly retro dessert named after a Russian ballerina.

Seared

How to get the crunchiest, juiciest fried chicken using science

A food scientist lays out the process of “flash evaporation” to achieve a crispy, dry exterior with a satisfying bite.

Seared

Beer + Chicken = Slammable Chicken

Cooking with beer can be easy — if you follow a few basic scientific laws.

Seared

How to turn the volume way up on a classic ceviche using science

A culinary scientist talks about the power of cooking with acid in the kitchen.

Play me some music

One simple exercise hack can optimize your workout for peak performance

Get inspired and energized.

Strategy

Why do our minds wander? Brain study shows benefits of daydreaming

Codex

Fertility supplements for men: What they are, how they work, and why to take them

"Randomized, placebo controlled clinical trials basically don't exist in this area."

Getting ahead

Whether you have leadership potential comes down to one personality trait

So lead on — if you want.

Brr

6 benefits of working out in cold weather

Coronavirus

Covid-19 could pose a “global threat” to male fertility — study

Emerging evidence suggests "the possibility of testicular damage due to Covid-19."

Inverse guides

Intuitive fasting: Why this "third way" of living could be better

Sleep Science

'Very fat pigs' study sheds light on 1 common sleep disorder

The science of snoring explained.

Overlap

Are depression and intelligence related? Scientists say the answer is in our genes

Leg Day Observer

Intermediate lifters: Why the awkward stage of strength can mean freedom

Knowing even if you're an intermediate weight lifter is half the challenge.

Sunday Scaries

2 mental health practices may give the Covid-19 vaccine a boost

Researchers say poor mental health can influence the body’s immunological response.

Words of wisdom

The experts' guide on how to endure until the pandemic ends: 4 tips

Keep on keeping on.