Roughly 10 percent of the adult population suffers from the type of heel pain known as plantar fasciitis. (1) Plantar fasciitis is caused by inflammation of the thick fascia tissues of the heels. It’s a common running injury and usually … Continue reading Plantar Fasciitis Natural Remedies + 5 Key Stretches
It looks like America is getting the memo: The benefits of yoga are well worth it. A 2012 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) concluded that almost 10 percent of all Americans, or over 21 million people, now regularly practice yoga … Continue reading Yoga Benefits, Types and Precautions
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
Over the last few decades, we’ve seen a measurable increase in chronic lower back pain in the U.S. It is estimated that at some point in our lives, 80 percent of Americans will experience back pain. This has led to … Continue reading Lower Back Exercises & Stretches for a Strong, Pain-Free Back
Supplement companies claim that prebiotics (which are one thing) and probiotics (another thing!) can strengthen immunity, aid weight loss, and even extend life. But is any of that true? Here’s what you should know: What are prebiotics? They’re soluble fibers, … Continue reading Prebiotics vs. Probiotics: What You Should Know
Toe injuries can happen to anyone, but your odds of catching, crunching, or smashing a toe rise exponentially when you’re doing any type of fast-paced activity or sport (or if you’re just a klutz). Common toe injuries include turf toe, … Continue reading How to Handle Toe Pain and Soreness From Conditions Like Turf Toe
Vikkstar123 (Vikram Singh Barn) is one of the most famous gamers on YouTube with 5.69 million subscribers. Earlier this week, he changed up his video content slightly by posting a 1-year body transformation video, showing off his gains. During the … Continue reading A Simple Workout Routine Helped This Celebrity Gamer Transform His Body
Running apps have come a long way. At one time, it seemed like there were too few to choose from. Now, the number of options can feel overwhelming. From AI trainers to social networks sharing out workouts to just-the-basics, today’s … Continue reading 12 Best Running Apps 2020 – Apps for Runners on iOS and Android
Did you know that the U.S. is spending nearly twice as much on health care than other developed, high-income countries, but we have a lower life expectancy? Recent data, published in November of 2019, highlights that U.S. life expectancy has … Continue reading Life Expectancy in the U.S: 8 Reasons and Solutions
High-intensity interval training , also called HIIT workouts, have become known in the fitness and medical world as one of the most effective means of improving cardiovascular health, respiratory endurance, as well as metabolic function. Research shows that HIIT workouts … Continue reading 4 HIIT Workouts, Plus the Major Health Benefits
We’ve all heard stories about the guy who stops drinking soda and quickly drops 10 pounds in a few months. Although the results may seem too good to be true, small lifestyle changes can result in big-time fat loss. When … Continue reading 25 Weight Loss Tips for Men – How Men Can Lose Weight
Having your leg or calf seize in the middle of the night is a pretty brutal way to wake up. Of course, a charley horse is pretty painful any other time, too. The pain of a charley horse—which refers to … Continue reading How to Get Rid of a Charley Horse – Stop Leg Cramps Fast
The greatest moment in the history of supplements came on September 1, 1998. That’s when a sportswriter challenged Sammy Sosa on how he could compete with the androstenedione-assisted Mark McGwire. In reply, Sosa uncorked a shocker: He owed it all—wink—to … Continue reading 10 Best Supplements for Men – Creatine, Whey Protein, More
Hitting the gym these days can almost be considered a religion. Just about every man and his dog head to their chosen place of iron-clad worship … Continue reading 13 Best Gym Clothes Brands For Men In 2019
There are so many yoga mats on the market, it can be really hard to choose the one that’s right. As a yoga teacher, many students and friends ask about the best yoga mats to use. Without a one-size-fits-all answer, … Continue reading Best Yoga Mats in 2019 – Top 10 Detailed Yoga Mat Reviews
Having your leg or calf seize in the middle of the night is a pretty brutal way to wake up. Of course, leg cramps are pretty painful any other time, too. The pain of a charley horse—which refers to any … Continue reading How to Stop Leg Cramps at Night — Get Rid of a Charley Horse
Can everyday habits, products (coffee!) and strategies actually help your memory? Sometimes, yes, says P. Murali Doraiswamy, M.B.B.S., director of Duke University’s Neurocognitive Disorders Program and MH brain health advisor. Here, he weighs in on which popular memory products and … Continue reading Which Natural Memory Boosters Really Work?
Once upon a time, being a vegetarian was pretty black and white. You didn’t eat meat, and that was that. These days, though, there seem to be 50 different shades of vegetarianism. “There’s more of an emphasis now on plant-based … Continue reading 7 Types Of Vegetarian Diets, Explained By A Nutritionist
Butt toning is my favorite subject, and as a certified trainer with 10+ years of experience teaching barre, I’m going to help you build your butt in the most effective and enjoyable way. Strong hamstrings are the secret sauce to … Continue reading 20 Butt Lifting Exercises – Best Butt Lifting Workout For Women
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?
Weight training is like eating your veggies: You know it’s good for you, but with so many varieties to choose from, how do you pick what’s best?! Is lifting heavy the way to go? Or maybe working with fewer pounds … Continue reading Is It Better To Use Heavy Or Light Weights?
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
Do you swear that running’s just not for you? So did these three men, all one-time run haters, who nonetheless find themselves outdoors gutting out the … Continue reading 3 Strategies That Will Help You Not Hate Running
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
Yoga Journal describes Kundalini yoga as “An uplifting blend of spiritual and physical practices”, incorporating movement, dynamic breathing techniques, meditation and the chanting of mantras. What is Kundalini yoga good for? The purpose of the practice is to help support both the mind and body, … Continue reading Kundalini Yoga Benefits, Poses and Practices for Mind and Body
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
This program from trainer Gerren Liles will give you a set of steps to help master the pullup, a classic exercise that strengthens your back, arms, and shoulders using only your bodyweight. Use the Mobility and Strength exercises to prep … Continue reading Master the Pullup Using This Program With Accessory Exercises
Every time I’ve ever written about a fitness tracker or activity-focused smartwatch, I’ve included some sort of caveat that runs along these lines: The device will … Continue reading Fitbit Premium Service and Versa 2 $199 Smartwatch Announcement
Surprisingly, most people tend to focus on doing a liver cleanse and/or a colon cleanse, while ignoring a kidney cleanse. Those two cleanses are very important, but probably just as important, and one of the top three cleanses people should be doing on … Continue reading Kidney Cleanse Diet & Protocol
Did you know that us Americans spend 90 percent of our lives indoors? Between commuting to and from our jobs, spending 8+ hours a day working and going about our normal daily business, we see nature more on our TVs … Continue reading 6 Health Benefits of Being Outdoors
In a Reddit thread which has gone viral with more than 40,000 comments, medical professionals have been sharing the things that they wish everybody knew about their own body, and the healthcare tips that everybody should incorporate into their lifestyle. … Continue reading The Essential Health Tips Doctors Want You to Know
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
Stoked for getting your sweat on outdoors after a long winter cooped up inside the gym? We hear ya: Moving your workout outside is just way more enjoyable than toiling away on a treadmill between four walls. That doesn’t mean … Continue reading Finally Exercising Outdoors Again? Bring These 10 Pieces of Gear.
People may claim to love kale now, but the super food wasn’t always a staple among health-conscious foodies. In fact, there was a time when people thought kale was just a bitter garnish that decorated bowls of creamy salad bar … Continue reading New Superfood Trend: Kelp Is the New Food You Should Know About
If protein was a superhero, it would be Wolverine-Batman-Hulk-Spiderman-Hellboy-Thor-Gambit-And-What-The-Hell-Throw-In-Green-Lantern-Too. Basically, protein does it all. Protein helps you build and maintain muscle. Protein powers a variety of functions in your body, from enzyme production to hormone regulation. And protein can also … Continue reading How Much Protein You Should Eat to Lose Weight
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
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
Milk, broccoli, and wait, is that your brother texting back? When you’re at the supermarket, having a whole text volley with him could make you fill … Continue reading How Texting in the Supermarket Can Make You Fat
When you’re running low on time and workout inspiration or you’re in between longer lifting programs, it helps to have a stable of reliable routines you can turn to for a sweat session. That way, when you can carve out … Continue reading Make This 4-Move Dumbbell Circuit Your Go-To Full Body Workout
It there’s one thing we could all use more of, it’s that bam-zing-POW invigorated feeling you get after a night of perfect sleep or—let’s be honest—an espresso shot. But those aren’t the only ways to put more pep in your … Continue reading This Morning Workout Will Give You A Major Energy Boost
Kim Kardashian just posted an Instagram video of herself doing squats at the gym. Kim wrote in the post that she’s “working on depth.” Depth is … Continue reading Kim Kardashian Shares Video Doing Squats For Depth On Instagram
If you’ve ever been constipated and then finally found relief, you too know the hallelujah glory that an overdue poop can bring. You don’t just feel better…you feel lighter, thinner even, without that rock sitting in your abdomen. Which might … Continue reading Laxatives For Weight Loss Aren’t Safe Or Effective
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
Nick Roubanis’ father died at the age of 74. The last 10 years of his father’s life, he explained, were “very hard on him health-wise.” His father’s own health is one of the many reasons Roubanis, a 5’8’’ guy from … Continue reading CrossFit Helped This Man Overcome His Asthma and Lose More Than 60 Pounds
Alright keto fans—I know you’re already up to your ears in cauliflower, coconut, and jerky products, but I’ve got another healthy snack to put on your radar. Quevos, a new brand started by two 20-year-old childhood friends, makes egg white … Continue reading Quevos Makes Protein-Packed, Low-Carb Egg White Chips
Be honest: When you hit the gym, do you work out with foundation, concealer, or even a *little bit* of CC cream on your face? NBD, right? Think again. We asked experts to weigh in on what happens to your … Continue reading Is It Really That Bad to Work Out In Makeup?