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
It’s not easy to build muscle. Every guy knows that. Yes, you go into the gym, and you lift weights, and you may seem some gains. … Continue reading 10 Muscle-Building Fundamentals You Need to Learn
I love to work out, but I’m not a gym guy. I’ve been known to travel with a 44-pound kettlebell, and I always try to take the stairs no matter how tall the building. And, as pretty much everyone knows … Continue reading Hotel Room Workout: A Routine You’ve Been Waiting For
Surprise – there’s protein in vegetables! From peas to kale, broccoli to artichokes, and spinach to Brussels sprouts, all of these green veggies pack a decent amount of protein in them. Mix and match these veggies to your heart’s content … Continue reading 8 High-Protein Vegetables to Add to Your Diet
The term “plant based” is everywhere right now—and there’s no standard definition for what that phrase actually means. This confusion may contribute to something I’ve been hearing as a registered dietitian: that consuming plant-based omega-3 fatty acids is the same … Continue reading Plant-Based Supplements Versus Fish – Omega-3 Sources
All too often we find ourselves experiencing aches and pains in our bodies, especially in the low back. If you find yourself commonly searching for remedies for fast back pain relief, it may be time to investigate the psoas muscle. The … Continue reading Psoas Muscle: Is a Weak Psoas the Cause of Your Back Pain?
Omega-3s are “essential” fatty acids because the body isn’t capable of producing them on its own. Therefore, we must rely on omega-3 foods in our diets to supply these extremely beneficial compounds. There are actually three different types of “omega-3s”: … Continue reading Omega-3 Foods: Top 15 Plus Recommended Recipes
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
It’s 8:35 on an impossibly clear and bright morning at a private resort in the Bahamas. A whisper of wind rustles the palm trees, and tucked down a golf-cart path, shielded by flowering bushes, there’s a freshly marked-out football field … Continue reading How Tom Brady’s Still Defying the Laws of Football At Age 40
Cal/Serv: 297 Yields: 4 servings Prep Time: 0 hours 10 mins Cook Time: 0 hours 10 mins Total Time: 0 hours 20 mins Ingredients 2 navel oranges 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 4 5-oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts Kosher salt … Continue reading Citrus Chicken With Asparagus And Peas Recipe
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
Jose Zuniga, known on YouTube as TeachingMensFashion, took advantage of his time in lockdown and decided to try to build out his chest by doing 300 pushups every single day for a whole month. He clarifies that while he was … Continue reading Here’s What 300 Pushups Every Day Did to This Guy’s Chest
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
Zinc is what you would call a “micronutrient.” But just because it’s not a macronutrient like protein, fat, or carbohydrates doesn’t mean it’s not important. Science shows that zinc can help support a healthy immune system, assist in the healing … Continue reading 7 Foods High in Zinc – Their Outstanding Benefits
You’ve likely seen the term “plant-based” popping up everywhere. In the marketing of Impossible Foods products. All over the snack world. In one-sided films posing as documentaries. But what, exactly, does “plant-based” mean? That’s unclear at this point, as there … Continue reading Plant-Based vs Vegan Diet – What’s the Difference?
While the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has halted the cadence of everyday life for just about everyone, the world is now beginning to adjust. We’re all handling the challenges of social distancing and self-isolation differently—but that doesn’t mean that we have … Continue reading Dan Giordano Shares Home Lower Back Mobility Flow Session
You may not be lucky enough to live surrounded by palm trees, but thanks to popular tropical fruits like açaí and dragon fruit (and whoever made smoothie bowls a thing), you can darn sure pretend. Okay, açaí bowls may be … Continue reading What Is Dragon Fruit? Benefits, Flavor, And How To Eat It
I’ve always hated running. Though the idea of it, being outside and disconnected from my phone, seems nice, it’s being immersed in nothing but my own … Continue reading How the Coronavirus Forced Me to Start Enjoy Running
Being stuck at home for a prolonged period of time means that we’re all figuring out how to adapt our daily routines, from our jobs, to socializing, to working out. Jeff Cavaliere C.S.C.S. of Athlean-X just broke down a home … Continue reading Athlean-X Shares Full Body At-Home Workout With Zero Equipment
Satisfying your sweet tooth without actual sugar has never been easier. (TYSM, keto!) I mean, have you taken a stroll down the freezer aisle at the supermarket lately? Sugar-free and no-sugar-added ice creams practically outnumber the regular stuff. Thankfully, gone … Continue reading The 5 Best Sugar-Free Ice Creams, According To Nutritionists
Fasting was easy for our ancient ancestors. There were no all-night diners or frozen pizzas to tempt them. They had no choice but to ignore that gnawing emptiness in their stomachs until they happened upon a bush of ripe berries … Continue reading Intermittent Fasting Eating Window – IF Weight Loss Tips
Septuagenarian runners continue to rewrite the record books. The latest to make his mark? Paul Perry, 75, of Orland Park, Illinois, who is going after middle-distance times on the indoor oval this winter. Perry went to the Armory in New … Continue reading 75-Year-Old Runs World Record for 3,000 Meters
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
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?
The muscles of the back are underrated when it comes to both function and appearance. The back muscles are equal or even greater in potential power output compared to the chest, yet many of us train the chest far more. Meanwhile, … Continue reading Best Back Workouts + Back Exercises for a Sculpted Back
Based on sales on the over past decade, cottage cheese seems to be making a comeback. Perhaps this is because it’s high in protein and low in carbs, therefore considered by some to be the perfect cheese for both low-carb … Continue reading Cottage Cheese Nutrition, Benefits, Recipes and More
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
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
Going vegan—whether it’s for the planet, your health, or both—is a little different than deciding to do keto, try intermittent fasting, or (for some reason) go carnivore. While most people follow a vegan diet out of a combination of environmental, … Continue reading Vegan Diet and Losing Weight
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
The first thing you’d notice if you were to walk into the Women’s Health test kitchen is the view (when you’re on the 29th floor overlooking Central Park, it’s hard not to). But the second thing you’d notice is the … Continue reading Top 10 Healthy Snack Trends Of 2019
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
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
Mercifully, Pollock Communications and Today’s Dietitian have pulled through and offered up a report entitled What’s Trending in Nutrition that features “The 10 Superfoods for 2020.” (No word yet on their plans to address your other two questions.) AND THERE … Continue reading Are Superfoods Real – The Healthiest Foods
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
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
The ketogenic diet is super popular these days, but following it can be challenging. The plan requires a lot of diligence, as eating too many carbohydrates can knock you out of fat-burning mode, also known as ketosis. Keto dieters eat … Continue reading 10 Best Low-Carb Nuts and Seeds for Your Keto Diet
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
Peppermint oil is one of the most versatile essential oils out there. It can be used aromatically, topically and internally to address a number of health concerns, from muscles aches and seasonal allergy symptoms, to low energy and digestive complaints. … Continue reading Peppermint Oil Uses, Benefits, Side Effects and More
Without a doubt, soy is one of the most controversial products on the planet. In fact, ask a handful of health experts “is soy bad for you?” and you’re likely to get a dozen different responses. While some claim that … Continue reading Is Soy Bad for You? Or Is It Good for You?
Without question, peanut butter is one of the best foods out there—you can spread it on bread for a sammie, add it to smoothies, spoon it on oatmeal, or in my case, simply grab a spoon and eat it straight … Continue reading Do You Really Need To Refrigerate Peanut Butter?
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?
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
If you’re like most people, you at least occasionally deal with acne breakouts, skin dryness, redness and signs of uneven skin tone. If so, you probably wonder about possible underlying causes of these skin conditions in hopes of finding a … Continue reading Face Mapping: What Science Says & How It Works
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
Whether you’re an athlete with a daily high demand placed on your body or recovering from an injury or illness, deep tissue massage likely has some benefits to offer you. Massages have been utilized for thousands of years throughout the … Continue reading Deep Tissue Massage Benefits, Techniques and More