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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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?
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
Calling in sick from work to watch Netflix in bed sounds pretty great–unless you actually get sick. The 2019-2020 flu season is nearly here, and you … Continue reading When Should I Get a Flu Shot 2019? Here’s What Experts Say
“Most couples argue over three things: money, sex, and power,” says psychotherapist Ross Grossman, MA, LMFT. Those three arguments, Grossman explains, can be further boiled down to the single issue of power. Who decides when to have sex? Why type … Continue reading 10 Signs of a Unhappy Marriage – What to Do When You’re Not Happy
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
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
This homemade muscle rub really works! It penetrates deep into the muscles, bringing a soothing and relaxing sensation. Among the natural muscle relaxers I’ve used, this is one of my favorite remedies to use after I’ve done my BurstFIT workout. Homemade Muscle … Continue reading Homemade Muscle Rub
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
Little kids love it. Pro athletes love it. What happens when you ask big-time chefs to upgrade the protein-packed, salty-sweet classic that is PB&J? Three different kinds of awesome, that’s what. Warning: The three peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to … Continue reading The World’s Best PB&J Sandwiches, According to Top Chefs
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
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
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?
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
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
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
Maybe you’ve decided to get in better shape to improve your overall health, gain more energy, or in preparation for a competition or special event. Whatever the goal, you are certainly not alone. Most people in this world know what … Continue reading How to Lose Weight Fast: Best Diets, Workouts and Tips
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
Question: What are the best foods to eat in the morning for weight loss? Answer: One word: protein. A slew of research shows that a high-protein breakfast, like eggs and bacon, trumps high-carb eats such as cereal. In addition to … Continue reading The Best Breakfast For Weight Loss
Oh, to be a celebrity—fame, fortune, and the ability to have personal trainers and nutritionists on speed dial when you want to lose a few pounds. For mere mortals, however, weight loss isn’t quite so easy. (Actually, that’s generous—losing weight … Continue reading What Is Noom and Can the Diet Help You Lose Weight? Nutritionists Answer
Celebs and apple cider vinegar diets go together like The Bachelor and helicopter dates: Kourtney Kardashian reportedly drinks ACV twice a day, Victoria Beckhamdowns it on an empty stomach in the a.m., and Hilary Duff swears by a morning shot. … Continue reading Apple Cider Vinegar Weight Loss Results
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
Rejoice eaters! The era of meticulous calorie counting is over. And good riddance, because the conventional “calories in/calories out” model ignores one key factor: the quality of your food. Instead of counting calories, consider a 2017 New Zealand study suggesting … Continue reading Can Counting Calories Help You Lose Weight?
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
Whether or not our era really is “post truth,” it sure feels like everybody’s obstructing justice, evading taxes, or else spinning yarns in front of cameras. And no one seems more guilty of these falsehood than powerful, important men. Why … Continue reading How Lying Affects Your Health
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
Because there aren’t enough diet fads, there’s a new eating plan that promises to help you look and feel your best. Created by Dr. Mark Hyman in 2014, the pegan diet is a combination of paleo and vegan, and has … Continue reading What is the Pegan Diet? The New Health Trend Mixes Paleo and Vegan
I’d always known that I didn’t want kids, but it took a friend’s pregnancy scare to provoke me into taking responsibility for that fact. Within two days of him detailing how his life nearly veered off in another direction, I … Continue reading Four Things Men Should Know Before Getting a Vasectomy