Health Fitness

The perfect running companion that won’t slow you down

Keep all of your valuables safe while you work outThe Running Buddy is the perfect accessory to your active lifestyle. It is water resistant and can hold everything from your phone to your water bottle.  Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable’s commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Read more…More about Health Fitness, Mashable Video, Commerce, Health And Fitness,… Read the rest

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There's no period emoji. This campaign wants to change that.

There’s an emoji for just about everything, from tacos to tropical fish. But, we currently don’t have an emoji to describe our periods.  A new social media campaign wants to smash the stigma surrounding menstruation one emoji at a time.  SEE ALSO: These ‘femojis’ may get you talking more about your period Girls rights group, Plan International, launched a social media campaign on Sunday to include an official “period emoji” on the global emoji keyboard.The… Read the rest

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Yogi dressed in white powerfully defies period shame on Instagram

Yoga instructor Steph Gongora did something bold this week. Dressed in white, she got onto her mat and filmed herself in various poses that revealed a red stain from her period.  Then she put the clip on Instagram, where she now has more than 258,000 followers.  SEE ALSO: When the trolls come at you over birth control coverage, here’s what to say By Saturday, the post had been viewed 208,000 times and elicited more than… Read the rest

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When an online relationship with a stranger is unhealthy

The internet can be a thrilling place, full of opportunities to discover something — or someone — new.  Adolescents and teens know this feeling well, but may be more vulnerable to exploitation than any other online user. Amid the fun of exploring the digital world, there is the small risk of developing emotionally and psychologically damaging relationships with strangers.  SEE ALSO: How to avoid becoming the bully you hate on social media That became clear… Read the rest

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There's a new Tube map to help you get your steps up

LONDON — Choosing between arriving at work on time and getting in some cheeky steps is such a struggle. And thanks to Pokémon eggs, the pressure to squeeze in those steps is greater than ever before. SEE ALSO: London is hiring a ‘night czar’ and people are confused Thankfully, Transport for London (TfL) has just released an official Tube map showing the number of steps between stations in zones one and two, so you can… Read the rest

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There is now Marmite popcorn and you'll either love it or hate it

LONDON – It’s been a long time since popcorn simply came in just sweet or salty flavours, but Marmite has just taken the flavour game to a whole new level. As with most things Marmite, you will probably either love it or hate it, but the inquisitive person inside you will probably want to try the new edition from gourmet manufacturers Joe & Seph’s. The joint venture between the popcorn brand and Britain’s iconic product… Read the rest

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Big changes are coming to the nutritional info printed on your food

A new look is coming to Nutrition Facts labels on food packages, with more attention to calorie counts and added sugars. And no longer will a small bag of chips count as two or three servings. Michelle Obama said parents will be the beneficiaries. SEE ALSO: Forget the salt: These 4 out-of-the-box tricks will make your food taste better “You will no longer need a microscope, a calculator, or a degree in nutrition to figure… Read the rest

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#TBT: Easy-Bake Oven food was kind of gross but we ate it anyway

For this week’s #ThrowbackTech, Mashable takes you all the way back to the 1970s “mod” Easy-Bake Oven. Though the recipes were v simple, they were also v gross, but did we care? Nope. We ate all of the treats.Check back each Thursday as we explore another piece of #ThrowbackTech for a whole new take on #TBT! Read more…More about Tech, Gadgets, Videos, Health Fitness, and Home Original Article… Read the rest

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Learn how to slash stress in the workplace in our next #BizChats

Stress. You can’t see it, but you can certainly feel it.  SEE ALSO: 11 ways to de-stress based on how much time you can spare Whether it’s trying to beat a looming headline, or trying to juggle massive amounts of work, you can almost guarantee that stress will keep you company throughout the entire process. In view of April being recognized as National Stress Awareness Month, we’re hosting our next #BizChats Twitter chat on Wednesday,… Read the rest

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4 morning rituals that will positively impact your day

One thing that some of the most successful people in business, art and politics all have in common? They have a regular morning routine. But here’s the thing: The decisions you make in the morning can either set you up for success and encourage you to make healthy choices for the rest of your waking hours or seriously sabotage your overall wellness. Read on to find out if you’re accidentally making things harder for yourself… Read the rest

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