Among the criteria used to assess your level of fitness, you read everywhere that it’s crucial to reach your ideal weight. But you may ask yourself, ideal for whom and compared with what?
Your BMI is the answer.
Forget about aesthetics – they’re often the source of serious misconceptions in the definition of “ideal weight”. A universal way to get a general idea of an adult’s physical condition is the famous BMI, or Body Mass Index.
Basically, it’s the number you get by calculating the ratio between a [...]
“Laughing is good for you.” How many times have you heard that?
Well, it turns out that this time, popular wisdom is right.
Recent studies have confirmed that, in addition to improving your day, laughing heartily not only keeps you calmer, but also healthier, and for longer to boot!
Remind you of anything? Exactly! Laughing can have effects on your body similar to moderate physical exercise, and that means it can noticeably improve your health.
How does it work?
It could be a funny movie, an evening spent with friends [...]