April 19, 2021

Lonnie Listonsmith

Experienced Health Expert

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Apple Fitness+, the latest service to join the Apple family, integrates tightly with the Apple Watch to offer a comprehensive and growing selection of workout and exercise videos made by a team of professional trainers.

Apple curates and records all of the videos at a location in Santa Monica, California, and each video features a similar background and style. For the first time, thanks to a virtual tour by Apple given to Men’s Health, we have a look inside the Fitness+ studio. The virtual tour of Apple’s 23,000 square-foot studio was conducted by Apple’s senior director of Fitness for

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The Apple Fitness+ service launched in December, giving Apple Watch users a new way to workout using pre-recorded digital classes. A new story from Men’s Health today offers a rare look behind the scenes at Apple’s “next-generation” studio where Fitness+ workouts are recorded.

The Apple Fitness+ studio measures in at 23,000-square feet with a three-story design. Located in Santa Monica, California, Apple’s senior director of fitness Jay Blahnik says the building was designed as a place where the company can create “incredible workout experiences that are also beautiful.”

“We want these workouts to be magical. We’re creating a piece of

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It’s a blue-sky December day in Santa Monica and Men’s Health is on an exclusive virtual tour of Apple’s new 23,000-square-foot, three-story Fitness+ Studio, led by Jay Blahnik, Apple’s senior director of fitness for health technologies. The interior is Apple-modern, all-white everything, wood accents, lots of glass, lots of screens. All the screens show whatever is going on in the wood-walled and wood-floored fitness studio, which has three sliding glass doors opened to reveal a verdant garden. Outside the door to the studio, there’s a quote that reads: “Please be responsible for the energy you bring into this space.” (A

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The newest episode of A.D. History looking at 181AD to 190AD, takes you foremost to the waning years of the Eastern Han Dynasty during the Yellow Turban Rebellion. As well as introduce Galen of Pergamon; a father of modern Western medicine you never knew about. 

The Yellow Turban Rebellion

As we’ve explored in prior episodes, the Han Dynasty despite numerous troubles over the past two centuries, remained durable.

Yet while the bell has

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By Professor Barry C. Fox, M.D., University of Wisconsin

Over the years, scientists, physicians, and inventors have contributed greatly toward the development and progress of medicine. The various discoveries and inventions laid the foundations of modern medicine, including the use of the microscopes and the total eradication of smallpox. Let’s take a look.

Over the ages, various inventions and discoveries have contributed toward the growth of modern medicine. (Image: Triff/Shutterstock)

The Microscope and Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

The 1600s saw one of the most important milestones in modern medicine—the development of the modern light microscope to identify specific germs. Till

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By Professor Barry C. Fox, M.D., University of Wisconsin

It is important to look back and think about where humankind would be today without the inventors and innovators whose inventions and discoveries are the foundations of modern medicine. A revolutionary aspect of medicine is the rapid molecular diagnostic testing for infectious diseases.

In 2000, scientists isolated the bacterium known as “Tropheryma whipplei”, the causative organism of Whipple’s disease. (Image: Kateryna Kon/Shutterstock)

Rapid Molecular Diagnostic Testing

Rapid molecular diagnostic testing for infectious diseases has been revolutionizing medicine since the 19th century. In the 1800s, infectious disease germs were grown either

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