ted talks

Want to feel inspired (not pressured) to live your best life?

Completely fascinated by research on how exercise effects the human body? Then you must check out this list of the 22 best TED Talks for Fitness, Health and Happiness Inspiration. compiled by Greatist. 

If you have access to the Internet, you’ve likely seen one: We’re talking about TED Talks.

These live-recorded videos are inspirational life lessons from experts in fields from architecture to cardiology. And everywhere in between brought (for free) to Internet audiences by TED a non-profit dedicated to “Ideas Worth Spreading.”

There are now thousands of “Talks” on the site — mid-sized videos each with its own “ah-ha!” message or insight. But amidst a sea of possibilities, how do you even begin your search for enlightening speeches on wellness, health, and contentment?

To help curate this free, digital resource, Greatist selected 22 Ted Talks that offer something simple and motivating to apply to everyday life.  

See the videos here.

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Greatist is your go-to source for all things fitness, health, and happiness. We’re committed to providing incredibly accessible and meticulously verified content to enable you to get the most out of life on your terms. After all, at the end of the day, it’s not about six pack abs and a hot beach bod. It’s about being the greatist you. The Greatist Team has a simple mission: to inspire and inform the world to make at least one healthier decision per week. Over time, we believe those weeks will add up and our readers (and our world) will be better for it.