Health tracking

Nintendo’s Pokémon Sleep Might Actually Make Health Tracking Fun

ByIan Carlos Campbell

The long-awaited Pokémon Sleep will let you attract new monsters depending on how you sleep, just the latest Nintendo experiment tying your health to gameplay.


This Robotic Exoskeleton Could Give You Superhuman Balance

ByThe Conversation, Lena Ting, Gregory S. Sawicki, Max Shepherd and Owen Beck

They could help older people or individuals with disabilities avoid dangerous falls.

Longevity Hacks

Your Internal Clock Might Help You Optimize Your Workouts

ByElana Spivack

Circadian rhythm isn’t just sleeping and waking.

Mind and Body

Researchers find similar brain pattern shifts in two common conditions

ByMiriam Fauzia

A new study finds changes in the brain associated with obesity overlap with similar patterns seen in Alzheimer's disease.

Future of You

The 10 Best Fitness Trackers To Kickstart Your Health Goals in 2023

ByChristian de Looper

From smartwatches to standalone trackers, quantifying your health and fitness has never been easier.

Future Of You

Why It’s Finally Time To Stop Obsessing Over Counting Steps For Health

ByClaire Maldarelli

Counting steps isn’t the secret to good health, and while we’ve become obsessed with counting our steps, we should probably stop.

Mind and Body

Does the Best Workout Exist? Exercise Scientists All Agree on One Thing

ByKatie MacBride

Here’s what researchers say about the most optimal ways to exercise.

The Future of You

ByClaire Maldarelli

This week, Inverse explores the future of personal health. Is menstruating finally optional? What’s the most optimal way to work out? And will the next computer live inside our brains? Welcome to the future of you.

Mind and Body

Scientists recommend 5 minutes of walking to combat your worst habit

ByMiriam Fauzia

Exercise snackies anyone?

Longevity hacks

Feel tired after eating? Try this one easy activity to boost energy and health

ByElana Spivack

Ultimately, any movement is good movement.

Mind and Body

This overlooked biometric on fitness trackers could reveal how healthy your heart is

ByAnne R. Crecelius and The Conversation

Heart rate variability can tell you a lot about your cardiovascular health.

Mind and Body

Are you exhausted or just tired? Experts explain the unique condition and how to combat it

ByKatie MacBride

Exhaustion isn’t the same as being tired.

Mind and Body

These simple hacks could boost your flu and Covid-19 vaccines’ effectiveness

ByMiriam Fauzia

Eat, sleep, move: It’s all about doing the things that promote a healthy immune system.

Mind and Body

Walking backward could help with back pain — and carry other health benefits

ByJack McNamara and The Conversation

One of the most well-studied benefits of walking backward is improving stability and balance.

Future Of Sleep

Can health wearables help you sleep better? Here’s what your trackers are actually measuring

ByMiriam Fauzia

Consumer devices meant to track sleep don’t measure sleep quality directly.


Is antiperspirant bad for you? Dermatologists debunk the persistent fear

ByKatie MacBride

Stories about the harms of antiperspirants have been around for decades. But is there any truth to them?