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?
Back pain is a common reason for absence from work and for seeking medical treatment. It can be uncomfortable and debilitating. It can result from injury, activity and some medical conditions. Back pain can affect people of any age, for … Continue reading Back Pain: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments
Ingredients 1 tbsp. oil 2 1/2 c. chickpea flour 2 c. warm water 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. pepper 1 bunch of kale Directions Make em’ Heat oven to 400°F. Rub 2 rimmed baking sheets with 1 Tbsp oil each. … Continue reading Crispy Kale Chip-Chickpea Flour Recipe, With Variations
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
The “race with no end” is the nickname for a real race—a challenge in which runners repeatedly make a 4.1667-mile loop around a property in Tennessee every 60 minutes for hours—usually days—until there is only one runner left. Officially called … Continue reading How to Keep Your Energy Up – When Will Quarantine End
Zinc is what you would call a “micronutrient.” But just because it’s not a macronutrient like protein, fat, or carbohydrates doesn’t mean it’s not important. Science shows that zinc can help support a healthy immune system, assist in the healing … Continue reading 7 Foods High in Zinc – Their Outstanding Benefits
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
While the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has halted the cadence of everyday life for just about everyone, the world is now beginning to adjust. We’re all handling the challenges of social distancing and self-isolation differently—but that doesn’t mean that we have … Continue reading Mobility Flow Workout Routine to Help Men Stay Loose at Home
At some point in your life, you may have tried to drop a few pounds but noticed your bod isn’t changing in spite of all your hard weight-loss efforts. I’m eating healthy! I’m not snacking on chips! I walked three … Continue reading 20 Reasons Why You’re Just Not Losing Weight
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?
When you’re aiming to give up added sugars, cravings can be strong. Sweet foods are tempting us at every turn, and for many of us, consuming those foods is a longtime habit that we associate with comfort or celebration. And … Continue reading How to Stop Sugar Cravings – Avoid Cravings When Giving Up Sugar
In ancient times, spikenard was regarded as one of the most precious oils. It’s been used as a perfume, a medicine and in religious contexts across a wide territory from India to Europe. Biblically, it’s referenced when Mary of Bethany spent … Continue reading Spikenard Essential Oil Uses & Benefits for Body & Mind
The muscles of the back are underrated when it comes to both function and appearance. The back muscles are equal or even greater in potential power output compared to the chest, yet many of us train the chest far more. Meanwhile, … Continue reading Best Back Workouts + Back Exercises for a Sculpted Back
Based on sales on the over past decade, cottage cheese seems to be making a comeback. Perhaps this is because it’s high in protein and low in carbs, therefore considered by some to be the perfect cheese for both low-carb … Continue reading Cottage Cheese Nutrition, Benefits, Recipes and More
Has the low-carb movement made you question just about every food in your diet? Just me? Thanks to keto and paleo, I’ve even wondered whether yogurt is considered a low-carb food—and whether I can still nosh on parfaits while keeping … Continue reading Best Yogurt For A Low-Carb Diet
Most people try fasting with one goal in mind: losing weight. But science has also discovered health benefits linked to whole-day, alternate-day, and time-restricted fasting, says Carolyn Williams, Ph.D., the registered dietitian that helped develop the new book The Men’s … Continue reading 7 Intermittent Fasting Benefits That Aren’t Weight Loss
We all know the health and wellbeing benefits of a hard session at the gym, but at the same time, a gym full of sweaty bodies … Continue reading Top 10 Gym Hygiene Tips & Rules
Yields: 4 servings Total Time: 0 hours 20 mins Ingredients: 1 1/4 c. quick-cooking farro 2 tbsp. olive oil 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced 4 tbsp. lemon juice Kosher salt and pepper 12 oz. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced … Continue reading Healthy Greek Chicken and Farro Salad Recipe
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
Mercifully, Pollock Communications and Today’s Dietitian have pulled through and offered up a report entitled What’s Trending in Nutrition that features “The 10 Superfoods for 2020.” (No word yet on their plans to address your other two questions.) AND THERE … Continue reading Are Superfoods Real – The Healthiest Foods
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
Imagine building bigger, stronger muscles without ever lifting a weight. Imagine walking into a gym, putting on a bodysuit covered with electrodes, and going through a “workout” without breaking a sweat. Imagine those electrodes zapping your muscles into higher levels … Continue reading Can truSculpt Technology, EMS Suits Make Your Workout Shorter?
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
The poor potato has been through so much. The Irish Potato Famine in the 19th century. The bastardization of it into Mr. Potato Head, a toy in which you anthropomorphize the tuber by stabbing it with body parts as an … Continue reading Are Potatoes Healthy? – Potato Nutrition, Weight Loss Information
Along with the common cold, the flu and other respiratory conditions typically comes a cough that keeps you up at night and limits your ability to breathe with ease. Although so many people suffer from a cough every year, many … Continue reading Essential Oils for Cough: Top 7 Oils to Help You Find Relief
Nothing hurts as good as a great ab workout, unless that workout is the wrongworkout and that burn you’re feeling isn’t just your core muscles building themselves back into a six-pack. You know the feeling—it’s in your back. You might … Continue reading Don Saladino Demonstrates Deadbug Abs Exercise to Save Your Back
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