There’s good news for those who have made a New Year’s resolution to be more active. Researchers say any amount of exercise is beneficial for cardiovascular health. A study published Jan. 12 led by the University of Oxford said that … Continue reading There’s No Limit to Cardiovascular Benefits of Exercise
So what’s the better way to reach your goals: fun or fundamentals? To find out, we assessed both training tools in five key situations that are critical to building muscle and burning fat at home. POPEYE-SIZED FOREARMS don’t just make … Continue reading Dumbbells vs. Kettlebells – Which Should You Use
With the stay-at-home program in place, it can be challenging to keep up a normal routine let alone a home workout for legs. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, only 1 in 3 adults gets the … Continue reading Home Workout for Legs: Best Leg Exercises and Benefits
Everyone experiences occasional aches and pains. In fact, sudden pain is an important reaction of the nervous system that helps alert you to possible injury. When an injury occurs, pain signals travel from the injured area up your spinal cord … Continue reading Referred Pain: Common Areas and What It Means
Fact: Gluten-free pastas have a bad reputation, and a lot of that has to do with their history. Way back when they first landed on plates, many gluten-free pastas had a definite cardboard vibe going on. Luckily, especially for people … Continue reading The 9 Best Gluten-Free Pastas And Noodles Of 2020
Many fad diets urge you to purchase pre-packaged supplements, meals, or shakes when you decide to buy in. Oh, isn’t that nice of them? They’ve already done the work for me! you may think. Except then you look at the … Continue reading 7 Protein Shakes for Weight Loss – Smoothies to Lose Weight
Vitamins are essential nutrients that keep the body healthy, but it is possible to have too much of a good thing. Taking an excessive amount of any one vitamin can cause serious health problems, a condition generally referred to as … Continue reading Vitamin Toxicity: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
ENVY THEM you may, but there are plenty of men who find it difficult to gain weight. But just because they have an easy time staying lean doesn’t mean it’s any either for them to add muscle. Also known as … Continue reading How Men Can Gain Weight Fast – Power, Strength, Muscle Plan
Today, I want to talk about how long you should rest between workouts and how rest can actually improve your physical performance, as this is a common question I’ve gotten. I’ve worked with Olympic-level athletes and swimmers and triathletes over the … Continue reading How Long Should You Rest Between Workouts?
Obesity has been linked to an increased risk of getting severely sick from COVID-19 since the beginning of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Now, experts say having obesity may increase your chances of dying of COVID-19 by nearly 50 percent, according … Continue reading New Study Links Obesity to Increassd Risks of Covid-19
Belly fat is an especially tough opponent. But there are actually a number of foods that are great for your taste buds and your waistline. They … Continue reading Eight Delicious Foods That Help Fight Belly Fat
Some mottos persist because they are undeniably true. “Hard work pays off” and “abs are made in the kitchen” are prime examples of this in the fitness world. In his latest video, Athlean-X founder Jeff Cavaliere, C.S.C.S. shows how these … Continue reading Athlean-X’s Nutrition and Workout Tips for Getting Shredded Abs
In both the literal and figurative sense, your workday starts with your morning ritual. That makes morning routine hacks for productivity all the more important. Not only will they be the first things you do after waking up, but they’ll … Continue reading 12 Hacks for the Best Morning Routine
YouTube’s Buff Dudes, also known as brothers Brandon and Hudson White, have carved out an online niche as coaches and content creators on all things fitness and nutrition — but they didn’t always know what they were doing. In a … Continue reading Bodybuilders Share the Worst Mistakes They’ve Made in the Gym
Ingredients: 1-1½ pounds sweet potatoes ¼ cup coconut oil ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon paprika ¼ teaspoon cinnamon or dill Directions: Preheat oven to 425 … Continue reading Sweet Potato Fries Recipe
While regular exercise has a ton of proven benefits — lowering stress levels, giving you more energy, better managing your weight and improving heart health — this doesn’t mean that overtraining can’t cause the opposite types of effects. Despite what … Continue reading Is Less More When Exercising? 8 Risks of Overtraining
It’s not easy to build muscle. Every guy knows that. Yes, you go into the gym, and you lift weights, and you may seem some gains. … Continue reading 10 Muscle-Building Fundamentals You Need to Learn
I love to work out, but I’m not a gym guy. I’ve been known to travel with a 44-pound kettlebell, and I always try to take the stairs no matter how tall the building. And, as pretty much everyone knows … Continue reading Hotel Room Workout: A Routine You’ve Been Waiting For
Surprise – there’s protein in vegetables! From peas to kale, broccoli to artichokes, and spinach to Brussels sprouts, all of these green veggies pack a decent amount of protein in them. Mix and match these veggies to your heart’s content … Continue reading 8 High-Protein Vegetables to Add to Your Diet
The term “plant based” is everywhere right now—and there’s no standard definition for what that phrase actually means. This confusion may contribute to something I’ve been hearing as a registered dietitian: that consuming plant-based omega-3 fatty acids is the same … Continue reading Plant-Based Supplements Versus Fish – Omega-3 Sources
All too often we find ourselves experiencing aches and pains in our bodies, especially in the low back. If you find yourself commonly searching for remedies for fast back pain relief, it may be time to investigate the psoas muscle. The … Continue reading Psoas Muscle: Is a Weak Psoas the Cause of Your Back Pain?
Omega-3s are “essential” fatty acids because the body isn’t capable of producing them on its own. Therefore, we must rely on omega-3 foods in our diets to supply these extremely beneficial compounds. There are actually three different types of “omega-3s”: … Continue reading Omega-3 Foods: Top 15 Plus Recommended Recipes
A slow-and-steady approach to fitness and weight loss is generally your best course of action. No death-march cardio. No extreme, ultra-rigid diets. Enjoy some fro-yo once in awhile—it won’t kill ya. A four-pack and a little fun beats the hell … Continue reading Extreme Weight Loss Journey Tips. You Can Do It!
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 and early spring, you just may be all ready to … Continue reading Get Summer Body Ready Using These Workouts and Exercises
Whether in soups, vegetable trays or topped with peanut butter, most people at least occasionally consume celery in one way or another. That’s a good thing, because the benefits of celery — not to mention celery seed — include that … Continue reading Benefits of Celery, Nutrition Facts, Recipes and More
Jose Zuniga, known on YouTube as TeachingMensFashion, took advantage of his time in lockdown and decided to try to build out his chest by doing 300 pushups every single day for a whole month. He clarifies that while he was … Continue reading Here’s What 300 Pushups Every Day Did to This Guy’s Chest
Ingredients: one 8-ounce cup of organic black coffee 1 scoop collagen powder made from bone broth 1 scoop beef gelatin (optional) 1 tablespoon grass-fed butter 1 … Continue reading Keto Coffee Recipe … or Butter Coffee
Whether you’re fighting off an infection or combating a cold, adding a few immune-boosting vitamins to your routine can be incredibly beneficial. In fact, certain vitamins, minerals and supplements have been shown to fine-tune immune function, enhance antibody production and … Continue reading Immune Boosting Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements
You’ve likely seen the term “plant-based” popping up everywhere. In the marketing of Impossible Foods products. All over the snack world. In one-sided films posing as documentaries. But what, exactly, does “plant-based” mean? That’s unclear at this point, as there … Continue reading Plant-Based vs Vegan Diet – What’s the Difference?
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