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
A new study found “whole grain” labels on cereal, bread, and crackers can be confusing for people trying to make smarter food choices. To have a “whole grain” label, only 51 percent of a product has to contain whole grains. … Continue reading Whole Grain Labels Confuse People Trying to Pick Healthy Options
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
Let’s face it: Dieting is hard. But if you believe proponents of the If it Fits Your Macros (or IIFYM) Diet (also known as “flexible dieting“), you can eat anything you want and still lose weight — without counting calories. … Continue reading What Is the Macro Diet – How to Count Macros for Weight Loss
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
Do you feel guilty after adding mayonnaise to your favorite sandwich or dip? If so, you’re not alone. There’s plenty of curiosity about whether or not mayonnaise nutrition is bad for health, but it’s still the best-selling condiment in the … Continue reading Is Mayonnaise Nutrition Really as Unhealthy as You Think?
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
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
Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 16 hours 40 minutes Serves: 6–8 Meal Type: Gluten-Free, Paleo, Snacks, Vegan Diet Type: Gluten-Free, Ketogenic, Low-Carb, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian … Continue reading Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe
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
When you think about “pantry staples” you likely think about jarred sauce, boxes of pasta, and all those probably expired cans of fruits and vegetables gathering dust. And when you think about pantry staples that are high in protein, well, … Continue reading Pantry Foods That Are High In Protein and Flavor
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
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
Whether you’re fighting off an infection or combating a cold, adding a few immune-boosting vitamins to your routine can be incredibly beneficial. In fact, certain vitamins, minerals and supplements have been shown to fine-tune immune function, enhance antibody production and … Continue reading Immune Boosting Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements
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
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?
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
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
In September, the fast-food chain Subway introduced new mini sandwiches to its menu at participating restaurants nationwide. Called Subway Sliders, these sandwiches come in four varieties (Ham and Jack, Italian Spice, Little Cheesesteak, and Little Turkey) and each resembles a … Continue reading Review: Half Of Subways Sliders Are Better Than The Original Footlongs
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
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
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
Thankfully, coffee is one of the things you don’t have to give up on the high-fat keto diet–if you drink it the right way. If your daily cup is topped with whipped cream or contains flavored syrups or sugary creamers, … Continue reading Low-Carb Keto-Friendly Coffee Creamers
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
Kourtney Kardashian just posted a new bikini photo from her vacation in Sardinia. The reality star announced she was going back on the keto diet in … Continue reading Kourtney Kardashian Shares Bikini Photo After Resuming Keto Diet
It’s every dieter’s dream: imagine being able to eat whatever you want most days of the week, limiting your intake for one or two days at a time and still losing weight. Believe it or not, intermittent fasting benefits more … Continue reading Intermittent Fasting: A Beginner’s Guide and Different Types
You might recognize it as an ingredient in your favorite body lotion or perhaps noticed supplements in the vitamin aisle that feature it. But what is collagen? What does collagen do, exactly? And how can you incorporate it into your life? Collagen … Continue reading Collagen Benefits for Skin, Hair, Joints and More
There’s a lot of debate regarding the tenets of a healthy diet. Vegans believe forgoing animal products is best, while keto enthusiasts just want to eat all the fat. But there’s one food people of nearly every dietary preference aim … Continue reading What Happens When You Stop Eating All Sugar
Hard cider is basically the rosé of the fall—festive AF and crazy-delicious. But—sorry to be the bearer of bad news here—there is going to be a fair amount of sugar in each glass (or bottle…depending on your cider of choice), … Continue reading 13 Best Hard Ciders For Weight Loss – Low Cal Apple Cider Beer
Why are Cells Important? There are over 37 trillion cells in your body that work hard for you every single day. On average, your body loses 19 million cells each minute, and makes an equal amount to replace them. As … Continue reading Why Are Micronutrients Important?
If you were invited to a vegan potluck tomorrow, what would you bring? Tofu cubes? Carrots? Uhh…plain lettuce? Important PSA: You don’t need to resort to sad, lackluster options to satisfy a plant-based diet. There are countless inventive, delicious dishes … Continue reading ‘Eat Clean, Play Dirty’ Sakara Life Cookbook – Plant-Based Recipes
Dreading going on a restrictive eating plan to lose the weight that somehow showed up over the past few months? (Years?) Don’t do it! Instead, lose the obsession with food and start using these other strategies to let the pounds … Continue reading How to Lose Weight Without Dieting – Weight Loss Tips
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
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?
There are a few agreed-upon pleasures in life: Food is definitely one of them, coffee’s a close second, followed by photos of Chris Evans doing literally anything. Intermittent fasting—while, yeah, can help with weight loss—takes away one of those pleasures … Continue reading Can You Have Black Coffee While Intermittent Fasting?
For thousands of years, humans have been eating sweet potatoes, and for good reason. The vegetable is packed with vitamins—specifically vitamin A, which supports organ health; minerals; and powerful plant compounds called phytonutrients. Today? They’re still a favorite among athletes … Continue reading Sweet Potatoes and Weight Loss – Will They Help or Hurt Your Goals?
That’s the age-old question around the water cooler at your commercial gym. Unless you’re someone who loves running on a treadmill for hours or willingly enters marathons for fun, you might have a hard time finding workouts that push your … Continue reading 7 HIIT Workouts to Burn Fat