I’ve always hated running. Though the idea of it, being outside and disconnected from my phone, seems nice, it’s being immersed in nothing but my own … Continue reading How the Coronavirus Forced Me to Start Enjoy Running
Being stuck at home for a prolonged period of time means that we’re all figuring out how to adapt our daily routines, from our jobs, to socializing, to working out. Jeff Cavaliere C.S.C.S. of Athlean-X just broke down a home … Continue reading Athlean-X Shares Full Body At-Home Workout With Zero Equipment
Satisfying your sweet tooth without actual sugar has never been easier. (TYSM, keto!) I mean, have you taken a stroll down the freezer aisle at the supermarket lately? Sugar-free and no-sugar-added ice creams practically outnumber the regular stuff. Thankfully, gone … Continue reading The 5 Best Sugar-Free Ice Creams, According To Nutritionists
Kathryn Wirsing Looking for an arm workout that also helps tone and define your abs in the process? Well, you’ve come to the right place. I’ve strategically created this 15-minute workout to challenge both your upper body and core muscles … Continue reading The Best Arms And Abs Workout, From A Fitness Trainer
The ketogenic diet has been touted as a major weight loss program, where Instagrammers have documented their keto weight loss success stories to encourage others to join in on the craze and tackle their health and fitness goals. And the … Continue reading Why Am I Not Losing Weight on Keto?
Sometimes you just need a nice pretzel amiright? But as you’re chowing away on your salty snack or biting into that chewy doughy goodness of a soft pretzel, you may ask yourself: Are pretzels actually healthy? How are pretzels made, … Continue reading Are Pretzels Healthy? Nutritionists Weigh In
There’s no denying that probiotics are ~buzzy~ in the food world right now. And for good reason: They support digestion, keep you regular, and promote overall … Continue reading 10 Best Probiotic Yogurts, According To Nutritionists
There’s no such thing as a must-do exercise. This is the truth about fitness, even though not everyone understands that. Walk into any gym, and you’ll see a host of guys doing barbell deadlifts, for example, and somewhere in that … Continue reading 5 Overrated Gym Exercises — And the Moves You Should Do Instead
The outdoor fitness park at Muscle Beach South Beach (MBSB) in Miami sprouts from the coral sand at the intersection of Ninth Street and Ocean Drive. A cadre of improbably toned bodies float off the bars, performing freestyle-calisthenics moves like … Continue reading Miami’s Muscle Beach South Beach Fitness Park Is Better Than Ever
Without a doubt, soy is one of the most controversial products on the planet. In fact, ask a handful of health experts “is soy bad for you?” and you’re likely to get a dozen different responses. While some claim that … Continue reading Is Soy Bad for You? Or Is It Good for You?
Without question, peanut butter is one of the best foods out there—you can spread it on bread for a sammie, add it to smoothies, spoon it on oatmeal, or in my case, simply grab a spoon and eat it straight … Continue reading Do You Really Need To Refrigerate Peanut Butter?
If you’re on the lookout for gluten-free grains that pack a nutritional punch, you’ll definitely want to try amaranth. The grain is gaining popularity today because of its startling health benefits. It has an earthy and nutty flavor, helps you … Continue reading Amaranth Benefits, Nutrition, Seeds and How to Use
We all know that eggs are delicious. But did you know they can also reduce your risk of a laundry list of diseases, protect your skin and eyes from UV damage and improve liver and brain function? It’s true, and … Continue reading Egg Nutrition Facts, Health Benefits and Risks
This is Your Quick Training Tip, a chance to learn how to work smarter in just a few moments so you can get right to your workout. Perhaps the best part about preparing for an endurance event is carb-loading—the borderline … Continue reading How Carb Loading Can Help Men Prepare for Fitness Challenges
There’s nothing like popping delicious, crunchy pieces of popcorn in your mouth like…well, popcorn, during a movie. And there are so many delicious ways to eat this delish snack: doused in butter, sprinkled with nutritional yeast, or even as kettle … Continue reading Is Popcorn Gluten-Free? Best Gluten-Free Popcorn Brands
Tracking down a healthy way to sweeten up your coffee or baked goods can feel like mission impossible. You know that piling on tons of granulated sugar isn’t exactly an A+ idea for your health, but what about all those … Continue reading Agave Vs. Honey: Which Is Healthier, According To Nutritionists
Arnold Schwarzenegger is an outspoken activist and brand founder and pitchman. Before that, he was the governor of California. Before that, he was one of the most iconic action stars in Hollywood. But the most successful, most remarkable version of … Continue reading Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 6 Bodybuilding Rules to Build Muscle
Fall is the season for pumpkin spice, and not just in the various coffeeshops and restaurants that started trotting out their autumn flavors alarmingly early this year. You’ll find #PSL fever in the gym, too. I knew that fall had … Continue reading We Put the BSN Syntha-6 Pumpkin Pie Protein to a Taste Test
Bodyweight exercises aren’t always known for their intensity. You can max out on situps and pushups and squats, but you’ll probably need to burn through a ton of reps to get a sweat going. The most glaring exception to this … Continue reading Mountain Climber Bodyweight Workout Circuit for Home Fitness
It’s time to talk about something: snacking on the keto diet and how much of a completebummer it can be. (Unless you’re into carrying around shots of whole cream or sizzling steaks as snacks; in which case, weird.) But it’s … Continue reading The 20 Best Keto Protein Bars, According To Nutritionists
When you first embark on a low-carbohydrate diet, it feels like freaking EVERYTHING has carbs—leading to a lot of Regina George-level questions. (Don’t worry: Butter is not a carb.) Yes, it can be super confusing. But, in general, when building … Continue reading High Protein Low Carb Foods To Eat For Weight Loss
Learning the nuances of any new diet is confusing, particularly if you’re following a plan with complicated rules or a lot of restrictions. The popular Ketogenic diet can be tricky for beginners who are trying out the high-fat, low-carb lifestyle. … Continue reading Are Cherries Keto? Eating Fruit on the Keto Diet
Summer is coming. And you know what that means. Beach season is here, and that means shirts are optional. If you’ve been putting in your gym work throughout the winter, you just may be all ready to show off your … Continue reading Get Summer Body Ready Using These Workouts and Exercises
We Reviewed And Listed The Best Supps Many people find it difficult to get active and stay active. A lack of energy is a common reason … Continue reading Top 10 Pre-workout Supplements 2019
It’s fairly well-established that not every weight loss plan works for everyone. In fact, whether or not you can successfully lose weight depends on many factors, from your gender to your metabolism to your genes. But what if we told … Continue reading Ayurvedic Diet for Weight Loss
Have you ever looked at pictures of bodybuilders and wondered how the eff they get those crazy 10-packs? Yeah, me too. Apparently, in addition to the gym time, it takes lots and lots of food: “When I’m in prep and … Continue reading Bodybuilder Ariella Grinberg Shares Her Competition Diet
We all secretly love sore muscles. It’s proof you put in serious work at the gym, and your body is feeling it. But some muscle soreness isn’t simply due to lactic acid buildup — it’s a sign you straight-up sent your … Continue reading 8 Ways to Get Rid of Sore Muscles – How to Speed Up Recovery
Jeremiah Peterson was 40 years old and 100 pounds overweight when he realized he needed to make a change. The dad went on to lose 92 pounds by adopting the ketogenic diet and working out in the great outdoors His … Continue reading Dad Credits Amazing Weight Loss Transformation To Keto Diet, Hiking
You’ve been told since you were a child to drink your milk and eat your spinach. Calcium keeps bones and teeth strong! As a child you probably drank – or choked down – your milk at the urging of your … Continue reading Calcium Supplements – Bad for your heart? Blah for your bones?
Have you ever taken a prescription muscle relaxer or thought about taking one? The name alone probably makes you think that muscle relaxers are helpful and harmless, but think twice — synthetic muscle relaxers (unlike a homemade muscle rub) are actually both highly … Continue reading Muscle Relaxers: 8 Natural Ways to Relax Muscles & Relieve Muscle Pain
Many health food stores sell nitric oxide supplements, which claim to boost workout performance and enhance endurance Nitric oxide is a naturally occurring gas in the body that helps increase blood flow Nitric oxide supplements contain ingredients that are said … Continue reading Nitric Oxide Supplements Benefits and Side Effects
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson isn’t shy about sharing his personal journey with depression. The Jumanji star has long been open about his mental health history, and is now sharing more with fans on Twitter. “Got tons of responses to this. … Continue reading Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Opened Up About His Battle With Depression
Eight years before he had the chiseled physique you see now, Andre Crews was like most guys: an average Joe who wanted more out of life … Continue reading 6 Fitness Tips to Build the Body You’ve Always Wanted
You know you should savor your dinner slowly at the kitchen table, but honestly, it’s so much more fun to eat it in front of the TV. But if you’re trying to lose weight, forcing yourself to focus on your … Continue reading Mindful Eating Tips For Weight Loss – Mindful Eating And Weight Loss Research
Few things scream “I’m a fit guy” quite like a pair of strong, jacked biceps. And the key to building a set of sleeve-busters is an arm routine that gives you a great muscle pump. To score that essential pump, … Continue reading 4 Bicep Exercises for Bigger Arms – Ultimate Bicep Workout
Creatine (sometimes referred to as creatine monohydrate) has been called a “phenomenon” in the bodybuilding community and is among the best-selling supplements to gain muscle. To date, well over 500 research studies have evaluated the effects of creatine supplementation on … Continue reading Creatine Monohydrate: Beneficial or Just Dangerous?
Drop 10 pounds, just by sipping your favorite java! Research shows that drinking eight ounces of coffee (for reference, a Starbucks tall is 12 ounces) can rev your metabolism by as much as 4 percent over two and a half … Continue reading How Coffee Can Help You Lose 10 Pounds Per Year
When it comes to your arms, your biceps and triceps are the stars of the show. They are what fills up the sleeves of a form-fitting … Continue reading Upper-Body Workout – Cable Machine Arm Superset
Still pounding sports drinks after a tough workout? You’re behind the science times, according to a small new study. Milk and milk alternatives—thanks to their natural balance of sodium, carbohydrate and protein—help the body retain fluid, researchers report in the … Continue reading Milk Is More Hydrating Than Powerade after a Workout, Study Says
Want to add more weight to your bench? Sliding more plates onto the barbell and just letting it rip isn’t always the answer. In fact, in my 16 years of coaching, I’ve seen far too many guys miss solid reps—or … Continue reading How to Bench More Weight
What if there was a secret sauce that could help you recover faster from your workouts—so you could crush it even harder next time? Well, that pretty much already exists—we’re talking about BCAAs, or branched-chain amino acids. If your workouts … Continue reading What Are BCAAs—and How Do They Affect Your Workouts?
When we exercise, far-flung parts of our bodies apparently communicate with one another, thanks to tiny, particle-filled balloons that move purposefully through the bloodstream from one cell to another, carrying pressing biochemical messages, according to an important new study of … Continue reading The Mysterious Interior World of Exercise
A fitness tracker is the perfect way to monitor your activity and health effortlessly and with unmatched accuracy. Think of it as an electronic finger on the pulse, constantly measuring your vitals, quality of sleep and step count. Today’s fitness … Continue reading Best fitness tracker 2018: the top 10 activity bands on the planet
Cooking and eating meals at home is a healthier, cheaper, better way to eat—that’s nothing new to you. But we’d be lying if we said it was always convenient. Planning recipes, prepping all your ingredients, and packing the finished product … Continue reading The Best Meal Prep Gear
What you eat after you lift can be just as important as the work you’re putting in at the gym. But your regular post-workout shake might not be doing your muscles any favors. Consuming protein along with other nutrients in … Continue reading Muscle Building Tip: Eating Whole Eggs Sparks Muscle Growth
Sam Standerwick, 25, was a fit guy who exercised almost every day and followed an extremely healthy diet. Continue reading 25-Year-Old Bodybuilder Sam Standerwick Was Totally Healthy—Then He Died of a Heart Attack