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-workout Supplements 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
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
Like wintergreen, cramp bark is another herbal remedy that naturally contains a compound called methyl salicylate, which is known to have pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory effects. As its name hints, cramp bark is known for relieving cramps, including those associated with premenstrual … Continue reading Cramp Bark for Menstrual Relief + 4 Other Benefits
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?
You’ve heard the saying: Performance is 90 percent mental and 10 percent physical. You can be in peak physical shape, but if your mind isn’t in the right place, your training is going to take a hit. These difficulties usually … Continue reading 7 Workout Motivation Tips – How to Motivate Yourself to Exercise
Going keto is the diet equivalent of heli-skiing—all the coolest people you know are doing it (which you know because they won’t stop talking about it), it’s a little terrifying, and your family thinks you’re out of your mind for … Continue reading The Best Keto Recipes For Weight Loss – Easy Keto Recipes
Your brain controls every system in your body. Without a healthy brain, your heart can’t pump blood, your legs can’t run, and you can’t function normally. So how does your brain perform at its best? It relies on omega-3 fatty … Continue reading Omega 3 Benefits – What Are Omega 3 Fatty Acids?
Ingredients: 8 chicken breasts or legs with skin 6–8 pieces beef bacon, chopped 2 cups red wine 2 cups chicken bone broth 1 tablespoon sage, chiffonade 1 tablespoon herbs de provence 2 tablespoons tarragon, chopped 1 tablespoon garlic, minced 1 … Continue reading Coq Au Vin Recipe: A Classic French Dish
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
Every week, it seems, some food marketer hawks another “new” grain-based superfood. The hype is half right. High in fiber and heart-healthy, whole grains are super, but there’s nothing new about them. In fact, historians believe we’ve been eating them … Continue reading 6 Best Ancient Grains You Can Eat
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?
If you’ve an avid follower of the Kardashians on social media, you’ve probably seen Kim hitting the gym religiously over the past few days. And while … Continue reading Kim Kardashian Shares Her Favorite Protein-Packed Meal
You killed a leg workout. So it’s no surprise that lowering yourself onto the porcelain throne for the next day or so can be a grimace-worthy ordeal. “Muscle soreness is a very common side effect of training, especially in beginners … Continue reading Muscle Soreness Mistakes That Make DOMS Worse
Many of my clients tell me they eat pretty healthfully … until dinnertime rolls around. Tired and famished, they put in a takeout order, then wolf down cheese and crackers until it arrives. Or they open a bottle of wine, which leads to … Continue reading Healthy Dinner Recipes to Lose Weight
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
We’ve all had nights when we lie awake in bed, unable to quiet our racing thoughts. There are plenty of reasons why sleep may be evading you—maybe you had caffeine too late in the afternoon, for example, or you’ve been … Continue reading How to Shut Off Your Brain When You Can’t Sleep
If you’ve dedicated 2018 to cooking and eating healthier, you’re going to need to stockpile accessible and easy recipes to keep you going. To help you out, we compiled a list of 13 impressive cookbooks that primarily focus on healthy … Continue reading 13 Delicious And Healthy Cookbooks We Can’t Cook Without
Protein powder is considered the building block supplement for most nutrition and training programs. Read on for some great protein finding tips! Proteins are the building blocks required to repair and grow muscle tissue when participating in any type of … Continue reading The 5 Ways To Pick A Good Protein Powder
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
Choice is the name of the game with our veggie chips—just pick whichever vegetable is in season, on sale, or available at your local market. Try out our different seasoning blends, some of which you can make at home, and … Continue reading How To Make Vegetable Chips
The best news: Sleeping longer may be the key to reaching your health and weight loss goals. According to a new study from researchers at King’s College … Continue reading Extra Sleep May Be Beneficial For Weight Loss, Study Shows