Take it from these guys: don’t skip leg day, bro.
Take it from these guys: don’t skip leg day, bro.
The human body is really a marvellous living example of evolution. It is possibly the most complex living thing to have ever existed. So it is amazing that we know relatively little about it considering all the awesome things it can do.
Here are 18 people that will make you feel a little less guilty about your bad gym habits… unless one of these 18 people is you.
12 comedians you had no idea battled severe depression at some point during their careers.
While many celebrities are naturally beautiful, they also have to put some effort into looking as good as they do during public appearances. Here are some celebrities who have struggled to maintain a normal and healthy weight throughout their careers.
Ever wonder what on Earth people are doing while you’re at the gym? Or perhaps these pictures more closely represent the last time you tried to figure things out yourself!
This list focuses on the actor, and specifically those actors which go the extra mile to make their character(s) more believable. Most of the 20 actors listed here are familiar names you’ll recognize immediately.
Are vegetarians just as likely to grow obese as meat eaters? After all, there’s no meat in chocolate and fries. Is a young person just as likely to grow obese as an older person perhaps suffering from a mid-life crisis? Are people from colder regions of the world more likely to grow obese to keep warm?
The beer belly; it remains something that affects many men the world over. A beer belly is often worn by some men as a source of pride. Perhaps this is fake pride as an outward showing of dignity in place of a conscious acknowledgement that they do not possess the will power to do anything in opposition to it. Or perhaps genetics plays a bigger part than we may first have thought. Maybe it is not just beer that causes a beer belly.
Do you have what it takes to be a Navy SEAL? Let’s be honest, the correct answer is; “Probably not”. Becoming one of these machine men is not just a matter of being ridiculously physically fit, as according to SEAL instructors, the challenge of training to become a member is ninety percent mental.
We can’t all be Yoda right? And what’s the point in having a special team of elite war gurus if any dude who rocks up and has a go, gets in? All SEALs must go through the 24 week Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL School and then a 28 week SEAL qualification training program. But that isn’t the end of the training.
The cold hard statistics are that only about one percent of all those guys who even meet the strict qualifying criteria, and therefore are able begin their Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training, end up finishing it. After all of that is said and done however, it still doesn’t mean that the whole of this one percent will progress on to becoming a fully-fledged Navy SEAL.
Within this group of courageous survivors are several celebrities. We often look up to our favourite celebs, as we aim to emulate their values, lifestyles and attitudes. That’s why it might be empowering for many to know that there are those A-listers who fought – or are currently fighting – breast cancer.
It remains pretty safe to say that of all illnesses, schizophrenia is one of the most often misunderstood and misinterpreted. Many, possibly even most people, have heard of schizophrenia and are aware of the existence of the mental disorder and yet, so few seem to be aware of what the word ‘schizophrenia actually means.
Wow, these meat-suits of ours really are incredible!
At this stage, eternal life is reserved for fictional beings like vampires. Really though, who wants to live forever? How boring. It may have its benefits, who knows… For now, in lieu of an eternal youth fountain, the best we can do is live so that we may squeeze out a few extra rotations of the sun aboard planet Earth. Here’s some of those ways.
The human body, the most familiar thing in the world to every one of us, yet remains one of the most mysterious organisms. Even today, with all the medical and scientific advancements that have been responsible for in-depth knowledge about our physical bodies, many experts are still baffled by aspects of our bodies, how they work, and why.
There are an estimated 230 million, or roughly 1 in 20, people on the planet that use illicit drugs to some degree. Despite most countries’ best efforts to curtail the proliferation of narcotics and substance abuse within their borders, notwithstanding the debate many nations have over what exactly constitutes an illegal narcotic in 2014 (re: marijuana), drug abuse is a prevalent issue in society.
If there is an obesity epidemic threatening the Western world then there is a good chance that mobile phones are not helping the problem. More specifically, charging your mobile phone in your bedroom while you sleep could actually make you put on weight, at least according to scientists in Spain.
Once, when living in a share house with a good friend of mine, I awoke in the middle of the night to find him standing at the end of my bed, staring through me with vacant eyes that didn’t seem to reflect the soul, as they are meant to. I instantly thought we must have been filming the sequel to The Blair Witch Project but nobody had remembered to inform me.
As awkward as it might be to talk about, perhaps male circumcisions need a bit more discussion in the public arena. After all, it is the only non-essential surgical procedure where the patient doesn’t consent to it. Do parents really have the right to make that call for their son? Does a doctor really have the right to remove something that belongs to a child who can’t speak for himself yet?
You live in your body every day, but not once have you thought about it like this.