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
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
Is green tea good for weight loss? Research in humans and animals points to a resounding “sort of.” What that means: There’s evidence that green tea can help you lose weight A number of small but respectable clinical trials have … Continue reading Can Green Tea Help You Lose Weight?
Did you know that your organs, tissues, muscles and hormones are all made from proteins? The protein found in foods is used by every part of the body to develop, grow and function properly. It can be argued that nothing is … Continue reading 11 High-Protein Foods for Weight Loss and Other Benefits
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
Quads, Hamstrings, Glutes. Those are the usual muscle groups that come to mind you think of your leg day. But if you’re only training those muscle groups, you may not be working through a complete leg workout. Don’t forget your … Continue reading 10 Best Calf Workouts and Exercise Moves to Build Muscle And Strength
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
You’ve likely heard the term “superfood” tossed around quite a bit and have probably heard about all of the benefits offered by these nutrient-rich dietary additions. But what are superfoods? Superfoods do more than just help you meet your vitamin … Continue reading Top 20 Superfoods, Benefits and How to Get Into Your Diet
Brandon Lilly is one of the strongest men on the planet, an elite powerlifter who’s squatted 843 pounds. But then a knee injury sidelined him in 2014. “I had to look at myself in the mirror,” he says. “The whole … Continue reading How to Breathe During Your Workout to Be Stronger and Effective
• People often rely on soda and candy bars for a jolt of energy. • A new study says the idea of a “sugar rush” is a myth. • Researchers found that people who ate sugar actually felt more fatigued … Continue reading Why the ‘Sugar Rush’ is a Myth and Makes You Feel Worse: Study
Cannabidiol is having a moment. Though you may not recognize its scientific moniker, you’ve probably seen it referred to by its buzzy nickname: CBD. CBD is everywhere these days, and in a variety of forms. You can find it in … Continue reading Considering CBD For Muscle Recovery? Here’s What You Need To Know.
Getting older doesn’t mean you have to stop training or that you have to give up on your current level of fitness. There are numerous examples … Continue reading Trainer Bobby Maximus Shares Exercise Tips to Train Hard Over 40
Attention all tongue-biters, the latest diet fad require that you ditch all solid foods in favor of your blender. The newest interwebs craze, The Smoothie Diet, … Continue reading Smoothie Diet Results: Are They Healthy?
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 Workouts 2019
Almonds are totally getting all the love lately. You’ve probably got little packets of almond butter sitting at the bottom of all your purses (thanks, Justin’s) and can we take a minute to talk about the genius that is Skinny … Continue reading 7 Healthiest Nuts To Eat, According to Nutritionists
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
Countless people have experienced the benefits that come with strength training as adults as a way to break from their sedentary routines to get fit — but for many, the introduction to weight lifting and conditioning came in their teenage … Continue reading What Age Is Safe to Start Lifting Weights
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
Protein. These days it feels like the word that begins and ends all things. (What are you eating? Protein. What’s your secret for losing weight? Protein. How was your weekend? Protein.) “Protein is an essential nutrient that builds and repairs … Continue reading How Much Protein Do Women Need A Day? Calculate Daily Protein Intake
Vegans take strict care to eschew all animal byproducts in their diet, which is an admirable level of discipline most weightlifters can appreciate. Unfortunately, if you’re … Continue reading Best Vegan Protein Powders
It’s that time of year when weight loss myths gain traction, diet restrictions can go too far, and people start eating way too much kale. Seriously. Weight loss is complicated. It requires sound strategies, dedication, and patience. Some women can lose weight without exercise while others get … Continue reading 7 Healthy Snacks You Can Get Cheap Online
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?
Growing up, I didn’t really care about what I looked like. Or rather, I didn’t care enough to do anything about it. I was confident but not exactly in shape, and I practically ate my way through the drive-thru for … Continue reading Anna Victoria’s Instagram Helped Her Become Body Positive In A Surprising Way