Amazing Wellness

BIOHACK YOUR HEALTH

Electrical muscle stimulation, cryotherapy at –250°F, headbands that encourage blood flow to the brain—they’re all part of the new world of biohacking, a movement that aims to “hack” biology with the goal of quickly and dramatically improving performance, thoughts, behaviors, and vitality. In some cases, the practices are so extreme—magnets surgically inserted into the fingers, wireless tattoos that track vital body stats, mini computers implanted under the skin, injecting genes to promote muscle growth—that there’s talk of regulating biohackers. But you don’t needto go to those lengths; just try these simple tips that anyone can do at home.

PRACTICE EARTHING

Also called “grounding,” this practice involves walking barefoot for 20 minutes per day—even in the winter—as a means of connecting with the natural electrical charges produced by the Earth. It may sound odd, but

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