This calculator is for informational purposes only. You should consult a healthcare provider before making any health decisions: Whether you’re hoping to maintain your current weight, or to lose or gain weight, knowing the amount of calories to consume each … Continue reading Calorie Calculator: What Are Your Daily Caloric Needs?
Working out is one of the healthiest things you can do for your heart, so imagine exercising intensely for a decade—like cycling at least 25 hours a week—and then finding out you have, of all things, a heart problem. That’s … Continue reading The Heart Problem AFib Is on the Rise – Symptoms, Treatments
The COVID-19 vaccines in use now have been touted for how well they work—the Pfizer vaccine trials found its product to be 95 percent effective in preventing COVID-19 infections after both shots and the Moderna 94.1 percent effective after the … Continue reading Can You Spread Coronavirus After Vaccination?
Here are just three of the many producers offering the Good Stuff, plus how to cook it right. Beef: Meet Regenerative Ranching’s Underdog THERE’S ONE big reason the meat you eat at a steakhouse tastes sublime: sourcing. Steakhouse owners know … Continue reading Best Proteins – Beef, Chicken, Salmon Nutrition & Recipes
Myth: Taking a COVID Vaccine Will Give You COVID No, a COVID-19 vaccine will not give you COVID-19. According to the CDC, none of the vaccines in development in the United States use the live virus that causes COVID-19. Instead, … Continue reading COVID Vaccine Myths Debunked by Experts
If you could get the support you needed to fight bacteria from a natural resource, why wouldn’t you? Interestingly, most prescription medicines are actually modeled after essential oils derived from plants, and whenever possible, I suggest opting for a natural approach … Continue reading Top 4 Antibacterial Essential Oils
This dietary tool is said to be “borrowed from the bodybuilding world” because it can offer benefits such as gaining muscle mass and helping with exercise performance and recovery. According to proponents of this approach, why do you need to reverse … Continue reading Reverse Dieting: Does It Help or Hurt Weight Loss?
Have a fever? Take an antibiotic. High cholesterol? Use a statin. In pain? Pop an opioid. Feeling blue? Try an antidepressant. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 74 percent of doctor’s visits end with a scribbled prescription. It’s … Continue reading Common Drugs That Steal Your Body’s Nutrients
A 2016 review of studies found a link between meditative movements (such as tai chi and yoga) and improved sleep quality. This improved sleep quality was further linked to a better quality of life. But why does stretching have this … Continue reading Before Bed: 8 Stretches to Do at Night to Sleep Well
The most common reported side effect following vaccination is pain at the injection site. Trial data has shown that the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines are safe and generally well tolerated. No deaths from anaphylaxis following either vaccine have been reported. … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects: What to Know Now
If only we could lounge around all day like cats — loafing about, slowly getting through the day, and draping our bodies on a variety of surfaces as we get some restorative shut-eye. It sounds like a dream. Unfortunately, society … Continue reading The 6 Best Products for Power Napping in 2021
People often wonder whether yoga can help you lose weight, or whether it’s just that the more lithe body types tend to gravitate to yoga. The short answer is yes, yoga can likely help with weight loss. But yoga doesn’t … Continue reading How to Practice Yoga for Weight Loss
A new study from the American College of Physicians found that taking low-dose aspirin on a daily basis may improve pregnancy outcomes for people who previously experienced pregnancy loss. The report, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine on Monday, … Continue reading Low-Dose Aspirin May Help People With History of Pregnancy Loss
In the United States, the herb’s extracts are used to make weight loss supplements. What does the research suggest about C. fimbriata, and is it safe for consumption? What Is Caralluma Fimbriata? Caralluma fimbriata is an edible succulent cacti that … Continue reading Caralluma Fimbriata Uses, Potential Benefits and Side Effects
If you’re looking for ways to boost positivity in your life and relieve stress — perhaps by practicing more gratitude or gaining more self-awareness about your thought patterns — look no further than the power of journaling. The New York … Continue reading Benefits of a Journal or Diary and How to Start
The recipes are similar but the amount of sweeteners used are slightly different. Pepsi Max has a different carbonation as well, with smaller bubbles to give the drinker the feel for a smoother fizziness which the brain will also associate … Continue reading Is Pepsi Max Better Than Coke Zero?
If you’ve ever snacked your way through a jar of peanut butter in a day, you’re probably pretty damn convinced that snacking is your worst enemy when it comes to weight loss. But yeah, no. Snacks (you know, the healthy, … Continue reading 5 Best Healthy Snacks For Weight Loss
My weight gain started while still on active duty in the Marine Corps, after a surgery put me on convalescent leave for a long period of time, which led me to getting out of shape and gaining weight. I left … Continue reading Paleo Helped Former Marine Lose 130 Pounds
Cucumber water isn’t just for spas anymore. More people are enjoying this healthy, refreshing drink at home, and why not? It’s delicious and easy to make. Here are seven ways cucumber water benefits your body. 1. It keeps you hydrated. … Continue reading Benefits of Cucumber Water: 7 Reasons to Start Sipping
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
At his heaviest, Andrew weighed 540 pounds. It was only when he had a seizure, caused by a health issue he was born with, that he decided he needed to make some serious changes. “I was too large to get … Continue reading This Guy Lost 270 Pounds After a Seizure Almost Killed Him
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
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
In the grand YouTube tradition of trying a fitness challenge for 30 days in a row, vlogger Zach Gallardo recently decided to set himself the challenge of cycling 30 miles (just over 48 km) every single day for a whole … Continue reading Man Tried Cycling 30 Miles Every Day for a Whole Month
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
Losing weight is a battle, meaning victory is not always linear. At first, you might lose weight every time you step on the scale. Then, the numbers start to slow before staying completely stagnant. When this happens you’ve hit the … Continue reading 12 Ways to Lose Weight When You’ve Plateaued
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
Magnesium plays a central role in just about every bodily process, from the synthesis of DNA to the metabolism of insulin. Low levels of this crucial mineral have even been tied to an entire laundry list of chronic conditions — … Continue reading Top 20 Magnesium-Rich Foods, Benefits, Supplements, Dosage
Despite what bright new food packaging might lead you to believe, humans have known about the power of protein since at least the early 19th century. That’s when a Swedish chemist named the molecules using a word from the Greek, … Continue reading Here’s How Much Protein You Need for Weight Loss and Muscle Gain
Intermittent fasting is among the trendiest diet plans of the moment, evangelized by Hollywood celebs, Silicon Valley execs and Instagram influencers alike. Its followers forego food … Continue reading Intermittent Fasting: Side Effects, Health Benefits and Risks
High blood pressure is a dangerous condition that can damage your heart. It affects one in three people in the US and 1 billion people worldwide (1, 2). If left uncontrolled, it raises your risk of heart disease and stroke. … Continue reading 15 Natural Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure
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
You have to take food endorsements by athletes with a grain of salt, but it’s hard not to get sucked in by Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson’s infomercials on the Instagram account for Performance Kitchen, a new brand of microwavable … Continue reading 8 Healthy Frozen Meals That Taste Good – Best Freezer Food
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
Name: Ben Jernigan Age: 34 Occupation: Insurance adjuster Hometown: Seguin, Texas Start Weight: 420 pounds End Weight: 295 pounds Time Cycling: 6 years At my heaviest weight, I was 420 pounds. I’ve always been a pretty hefty guy. In my … Continue reading Once 420 Pounds, This Man Now Crushes 150-Mile Weekend Rides
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
Who can forget that footage of Demi Moore busting out single-arm pushups as the first female Navy SEAL hopeful in G.I. Jane? If it didn’t make … Continue reading The Workout Demi Moore Does To Make 57 Look Like 27
Losing weight is a battle: And like any good fight, you don’t always come out on top. At first, you were dominating, dropping weight every time you stepped on the scale. Then, the numbers began to slow, and now they’re … Continue reading 11 Ways to Lose Weight When You’ve Plateaued
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
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?
At this point, you’ve probably heard a lot of people raving about the high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet. The goal of the eating plan is to get your body into a state called ketosis, where it’s burning fat, instead of carbohydrates, … Continue reading 7 Best Keto Diet Apps to Track Carbs and Lose Weight
For those looking to lose weight fast, the HCG diet plan may sound like a pretty appealing option. In fact, many turned to the HCG diet … Continue reading HCG Diet: Effective for Weight Loss or Dangerous Fad Diet?
Tofu, also called bean curd, has gained popularity over the years, especially as a vegetarian- and vegan-approved source of protein. However, it’s also a highly controversial ingredient; while some praise it as a health-promoting superfood, others claim that soy products … Continue reading Is Tofu Good for You? Health Benefits and Nutrtion Facts
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
Coconut water is basically nature’s Gatorade. It’s a great way to rehydrate after a stomach bug, night out, or tough gym session, thanks to the electrolytes … Continue reading 9 Best Coconut Water Brands Of 2020, According To Nutritionists