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From exercise machines to aromatherapy, CNET's experts tell you everything you need to know to live a happy and balanced life.

What is considered a normal resting heart rate?

What is considered a normal resting heart rate?

Your resting heart rate is a big indicator of how healthy you are -- learn what normal looks like for you.

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The Impossible Burger: Everything you need to know

The Impossible Burger: Everything you need to know

Some say this plant-based burger tastes and feels so real they can’t tell it's not beef

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All of the ways the Apple Watch can keep you healthy

All of the ways the Apple Watch can keep you healthy

Three of them could save your life.

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Our Favorite Picks

The best water bottles
The best water bottles

The best water bottles

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The best blood pressure monitors
The best blood pressure monitors

The best blood pressure monitors

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The best treadmills
The best treadmills

The best treadmills

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The best massage guns
The best massage guns

The best massage guns

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The best vitamin subscription services
The best vitamin subscription services

The best vitamin subscription services

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The best essential oil diffusers
The best essential oil diffusers

The best essential oil diffusers

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The best sports drinks (that aren't Gatorade)
The best sports drinks (that aren't Gatorade)

The best sports drinks (that aren't Gatorade)

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The best meat delivery services
The best meat delivery services

The best meat delivery services

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Fitness

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The best exercises for losing weight, according to fitness pros

The best exercises for losing weight, according to fitness pros

These are the key exercises to add into your routine to lose inches.

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Apple Watch will measure how fit you are

Apple Watch will measure how fit you are

WatchOS 7, due to arrive this fall, brings new metrics that can reveal a lot about your overall health and can monitor fitness levels as you age.

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The best indoor bike trainers of 2020

The best indoor bike trainers of 2020

I narrowed down the options to help you step up your cycling game without leaving the house.

Preorder the Xiaomi Mi Band 5 fitness watch for $42

Preorder the Xiaomi Mi Band 5 fitness watch for $42

With improved sensors and 11 sport modes, the new model might be just right for your wrist. It's definitely right for your wallet.

The Cowboy e-bike has been my lockdown lifeline

The Cowboy e-bike has been my lockdown lifeline

It gave me an easier start back to regular exercise and let me safely explore my new home town.

Sleep

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The best mattress for 2020: 11 top brands compared

The best mattress for 2020: 11 top brands compared

Not interested in haggling with a salesperson or lying on a floor model? We’ve rounded up the top online mattress options you can buy from the comfort of your home.

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The best pillows in 2020

The best pillows in 2020

Whether you sleep on your side or back, or prefer foam or down, there's a perfect pillow out there for you. Let's find it.

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All the Apple Watch Series 6 rumors (and some clues hidden in the WatchOS 7 update)

All the Apple Watch Series 6 rumors (and some clues hidden in the WatchOS 7 update)

New health features, larger battery and better sleep tracking. The most exciting rumors about Apple's next smartwatch.

Best July 4th mattress sales still available now: Casper, Airweave, Allform and more

Best July 4th mattress sales still available now: Casper, Airweave, Allform and more

Celebrate your independence with mattress savings.

27 tips to help you sleep better, starting tonight

27 tips to help you sleep better, starting tonight

A good night's rest has never been easier.

Healthy Eating

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The best meal kit delivery services

The best meal kit delivery services

These convenient meal kit services deliver weekly menus and preportioned ingredients to enthusiastic but time-poor home cooks. And with shelter-in-place lockdowns, they're more useful than ever.

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6 reasons why it's so dang hard to lose weight

6 reasons why it's so dang hard to lose weight

If you can't seem to lose weight and keep it off, you might be falling victim to these six big mistakes.

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Where to get Impossible Sausage: Starbucks, Burger King, local restaurants

Where to get Impossible Sausage: Starbucks, Burger King, local restaurants

More than burgers: Impossible Foods launches a new plant-based sausage product at 30 top-rated restaurants

A beginner's guide to the paleo diet

A beginner's guide to the paleo diet

Welcome to the beginner's guide to paleo.

The health benefits (and drawbacks) of a vegan diet

The health benefits (and drawbacks) of a vegan diet

A dietician explains the health benefits and how to go vegan.

Caregiving

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Telehealth will be the new normal after the pandemic

Telehealth will be the new normal after the pandemic

Seeing your doctor via webcam or video chat just moved mainstream.

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Men can now breastfeed

Men can now breastfeed

The Father's Nursing Assistant, by Dentsu, is a breastfeeding device to help dads put their little ones to sleep.

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How to turn an old tablet or phone into a baby monitor

How to turn an old tablet or phone into a baby monitor

Keep an eye on your baby, for free, with this DIY system.

Why I ditched Walgreens for this pharmacy app

Why I ditched Walgreens for this pharmacy app

Pharmacy apps sketched me out, until I tried one.

This key chain is meant to ensure you don't forget your kid in the car

This key chain is meant to ensure you don't forget your kid in the car

The Carseat Copilot Automatic Alert System debuts at CES 2020. If the key chain gets too far from the car seat buckle clip, an alarm goes off.

Personal Care

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The best facial sunscreens you can buy for 2020

The best facial sunscreens you can buy for 2020

These lightweight formulas blend into the skin and protect against wrinkles, discoloration and skin cancer.

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Does UV light kill coronavirus? Here's what the science says

Does UV light kill coronavirus? Here's what the science says

UV light sanitizers are popping up as the answer to killing coronavirus on our hands and phones, but consumer devices may have more risks than they're worth.

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The best hair dryers that hair stylists swear by

The best hair dryers that hair stylists swear by

Tired of your less-than-stellar hair dryer? Here are the pros' picks.

Does sunscreen expire? When to replace your sunscreen

Does sunscreen expire? When to replace your sunscreen

Expired SPF may not work as well. Replacing it on time can save you a sunburn and prevent skin damage.

Best shave club for 2020: Dollar Shave Club, Harry's and More

Best shave club for 2020: Dollar Shave Club, Harry's and More

The secret to getting cheap razors? Buy them online and have them delivered on a schedule.

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