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Greatist is a next-generation media company on a mission to help the world think about health in a healthier way. Launched in 2011, it's now the fastest-growing site in the health space with over 10 million unique visitors per month. Currently a destination site for science-backed health, fitness, and happiness content (every fact cited by a PubMed study, every article approved by multiple experts), Greatist is working to build the first truly trusted, consumer-facing healthy living brand for today.

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The Marines and sailors of Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 24, execute an about face, preparing to begin a squadron run from Hangar 375, July 22, 2015.
Health & Fitness
Science Says Working Out On An Empty Stomach Isn’t Actually Bad For You
Metabolism and the digestive system are not as temperamental as some might believe.
Marines and sailors with Regimental Combat Team 7 (RCT-7) rest in the Ontario USO prior to boarding a plane bound for Manas, Kyrgyzstan, at Ontario International Airport, Ontario, Calif., Oct. 10, 2012.
Health & Fitness
7 Subtle Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep
It’s time to start thinking about your quantity and quality of sleep.
Airmen from the 90th Security Support Squadron perform four-man pushups during the annual Crow Creek Challenge at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., Aug. 26, 2016.
Health & Fitness
How To Do The Perfect Pushup
Here are the details you'll need to master a perfect pushup.
Sgt. Jose Gonzales with the all Marine Warrior Team stretches before beginning the men’s 400-meter dash of the inaugural Warrior Games’ track and field competition May 14, 2010.
Lifestyle
Here’s The Simple Advice You Need For Actually Meeting Your Goals
If something is tugging at you and has been over time, you’ve probably been "99-percenting" it too long.
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Transition
5 Questions To Ask When You Don’t Know What To Do With Your Life
There are some important questions you can ask yourself to identify what calls to you and ignites your spirit.
Todd Lodwick carries the flag of the United States of America, which flies directly over the head of former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledder Steven Holcomb, reigning Olympic champion four-man bobsled driver, as Team USA marches into Fisht Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games on Feb. 7 in Sochi, Russia.
Health & Fitness
16 Ways Olympians Are Just Like Us
Greatist asked 16 Rio-bound athletes about their vices and struggles, which sound a whole lot like our own.
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Health & Fitness
6 Things We Learned By Watching Arnold Schwarzenegger Work Out
Check out Schwarzenegger's six best pieces of exercise advice.
Stress can affect anyone. Common negative stressors include family, work or financial problems and are detrimental to an individual’s physical and mental health over time.
Health & Fitness
What Someone Who Struggles With Mental Illness Wants You To Know
People who have struggled with mental illness share the things they want their significant other to know.
A Soldier uses a tank as an anchor to exercise with a TRX Suspension Trainer Force Training Kit.
Health & Fitness
This One Small Change Makes It So Much Easier To Stick To Your Fitness Routine
We need to start thinking about our workouts the way we think about yoga. Here’s why.
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Health & Fitness
3 Honest Questions To Ask Yourself When You’re Lacking Motivation
When you’re feeling unmotivated, ask yourself these three simple yet powerful questions.
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Gabriel Adkins, senior drill instructor, Platoon 2056, Company E., 2nd Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, instructs a recruit during the confidence course at Leatherneck Square on Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. June 14, 2016.
Lifestyle
6 Little Ways To Feel More Confident Every Day
Here are six tricks to quickly boosting your self-confidence.
Marines with 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, conduct the pull-ups portion of the "Memorial Day Murph" aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, May 26, 2014. The Marines conducted the workout to honor service members who gave their lives in the defense of the United States.
Health & Fitness
How To Know If You Actually Got A Good Workout
Here are six science-backed ways to know you're putting in the right kind of effort.
Soldiers from Task Force Pacemaker compete in a "near-beer" non-alcoholic beer drinking contest during Rocktoberfest at Forward Operating Base Sharana, Afghanistan.
Health & Fitness
The Health Expert’s Guide To Boozing Like A Pro
Essential tips for what to do before, during, and after drinking to prevent hangovers and beer bellies.
Lance Cpl. David J. Tanenbaum, a rifleman with Golf Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), and Los Angeles native, performs pushups in full gear during a stress-fire training event.
Health & Fitness
The History Of The Burpee
The six-count bodyweight movement we know as the burpee didn’t start out of grueling as it is today.
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Lifestyle
6 Signs You’re About To Make A Bad Decision
Be prepared to step back if you encounter these six major red flags.
A sergeant instructor emerges from The Quigley, a series of water obstacles, during the Combat Course at Officer Candidates School, May 22, 2013.
Health & Fitness
15 Easy Ways To Beat Anxiety Now
These 15 tips will get you on your way to being calm and collected in no time.