weight

tech-science

The Definition of a Kilogram Just Changed Worldwide

The kilogram is the last unit of measurement to be untethered from an artificial object.
Becky Ferreira
3 days ago
Essays

What Ramadan Is Like When You Have an Eating Disorder

It’s easier to starve myself without arousing suspicion when everyone around me is fasting.
Hadeel Abdel-Nabi
5.13.19
Eating Disorders

There's an Urgent Need For Better Anorexia Treatments

For more than half of those afflicted, the disorder can last several decades.
Stuart Murray
10.3.18
Phys Ed

You Can Skip the Stretching and Still Get More Flexible

Strength training is a remarkably effective way to counteract stiffness.
Christian Finn
9.4.18
exercise

Watch This Woman Just Straight Up Destroy a Gym

We’ve all thought about it, but someone actually started swinging barbells at a Toronto Good Life health club.
Mack Lamoureux
6.5.18
You're Smarter Than That

The ‘Sleeping Beauty Diet’ Doesn't Make You Lose Weight

It's just a pretty-sounding euphemism for narcorexia—drugging yourself to sleep in order to avoid eating.
Grant Stoddard
1.31.18
rights

How Fear of Deportation Affects the Body

It's not enough that it wreaks havoc on a person's mental health.
Melissa Pandika
1.30.18
Transformations

I’m Scared of Who I’ll Become After Weight Loss Surgery

"A skinny me is a complete stranger."
Elizabeth A. Johnson
11.1.17
Gender

There’s a Reason Women in Offices Are Complaining About Being Cold

Your thermostat is probably a little sexist.
Kristen Dold
10.27.17
Race and Health

People See Fat Asian-Americans as 'More American' Than Thin Ones

Just...wow.
Jesse Hicks
8.3.17
Living With It

Weight and Migraines Are Weirdly Linked, New Study Suggests

Looks like migraines are as discriminating as your Tinder dates.
Jordan Rosenfeld
4.21.17
Culture

Fat Acceptance Activists Take Over Brazilian Beach Just Before Carnival

Rio's first "Day of Fat People on the Beach" celebrated bikinis and body positivity on one the city's most beloved tourist spots.
Emily Jensen
2.21.17
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