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Rachael Schultz

Rachael Schultz

Brooklyn, NY
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Freelance Health/Fitness Journalist

Beats: Health, nutrition, fitness, psychology, sex/relationships Online: Men's Health, Men's Fitness, Shape, Outside, Greatist, Prevention, SELF Print: Men's Health, Prevention, Best Life

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10 Science-Backed Reasons Being Single Is Good for Your Health

Being in a couple gets all the happiness hype, but it turns out flying solo may actually make you a happier and healthier person.

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The Truth About the Low-Carb High-Fat Diet for Weight Loss ...

A favorite among celebrities and pro athletes, LCHF claims to speed weight loss and boost energy. But what does the science say?

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How Sex Affects Your Workout

Have abstinent athletes like Russell Wilson figured out the key to prime performance?

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The Refractory Period: the Real Reason Guys Need a Break Between Orgasms

We've all been there: After one inning between the sheets, not everyone’s ready for round two. Women may be primed to go seconds after the first big win, but for men, it’s not so easy. No matter what his brain is saying, his body just won’t comply. What gives?

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Can a Green Smoothie Change Your Life?

A new documentary suggests that adding a green smoothie to your diet is enough to transform your body. Do the claims stand up?...

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Why Post-Workout Muscle Soreness Hits People at Different Times

When it comes to body aches and muscle pain, every body (literally) feels the aftermath of exercise differently—but DOMS doesn't mean you're doomed

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17 Powerful Benefits of Meditation

Getting zen aids more than just your mind—it can help you workout harder, stay healthier, and enjoy life more. Check out all 17 benefits of meditation

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Tabata, Threshold, and More Tough Fitness Terms You Should Know

Why do you need electrolytes? How do you do plyometrics? And what the heck is lactic acid? We've decoded the most confusing fitness terms out there

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Is Maple Syrup the New Racing Fuel?

Is Maple Syrup the New Racing Fuel?

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How You're Ruining Your Six-Pack Every Morning - How You're ...

12 ways you’re messing up your chances at a washboard before you’ve even opened your email.

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The Pros and Cons of Anticipation

Whether it's your vacation, the next Mad Men, or tonight's dinner, anticipation keeps us going—but it can also diminish the rest of your life.

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13 Habits That Hurt Your Chance of Gaining Lean Muscle Mass

You put in all that effort at the gym—don’t compromise it by making these rookie muscle-building mistakes.

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The New Rules of Protein

How much, what kind, and when? Time to question (only some of) what you know about fueling up.

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How Running Can Curb Your Cravings

Kiss cravings goodbye with a sweat session. Your workout may make it easier to say “no” to bad-for-you foods, according to new research.

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The Truth about Your Drinking Habits

Is boozing a few nights a week just part of our culture, or a sign of a bigger problem?