• People often rely on soda and candy bars for a jolt of energy. • A new study says the idea of a “sugar rush” is a myth. • Researchers found that people who ate sugar actually felt more fatigued … Continue reading Why the ‘Sugar Rush’ is a Myth and Makes You Feel Worse: Study
These days, it seems you can barely go anywhere without hearing about the benefits of staying hydrated—especially as an athlete. And as much as I know … Continue reading Gallon Water Challenge – I Drank a Gallon of Water for 30 Days
If rice is part of your meal prep routine, or if you just always find yourself with leftovers, you’ll want to follow these food safety guidelines to avoid getting sick. Eating reheated rice can lead to food poisoning if you’re … Continue reading Leftover Rice Can Cause Food Poisoning If Not Stored Correctly
There are piles upon piles of academic papers that extoll the virtues of fruits and vegetables. Eating produce can lower your risk of cancer, high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, and I could go on and on. But the average … Continue reading Daily Expert: 7 Healthy Fruits and Vegetables You’re Not Eating That Are Actually Delicious
Yogurt isn’t typically considered low-carb. TWO GOOD Greek lowfat yogurt, however, has 3 grams of carbs and 2 grams of total sugar per serving, so keto and low-carb dieters are loving it. It comes in flavors like vanilla, strawberry, peach, … Continue reading Following A Keto-Style Diet? We Might Have Found Your New Favorite Yogurt
Inviting Grandma over for dinner may actually extend her life—and increase its quality—a new study shows. Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco found that loneliness plays a large role in the decline so often associated with old age. … Continue reading Loneliness Leads to an Earlier Death for the Elderly
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
I often divide my life into two parts: P.K. and A.K. That’s “Pre-Kids and “After-Kids.” After kids, my personal life changed in dramatic ways. But my two girls also taught me so many things, including how I think about nutrition. … Continue reading 7 Surprising Things My Kids Taught Me About Eating Smarter
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?
You might feel like you’re doing your body a favor when you opt for diet soda instead of regular, but unfortunately, new research shows otherwise. Having two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drink per day is linked … Continue reading Diet Sodas Linked to Higher Risk of Stroke, New Study Says
You’ve heard of maple water and coconut water…but cactus water? Seems strange—or at least intriguing enough to try—since water may be the last thing you think of when you picture a cactus. But since new types of water are all … Continue reading What Is Cactus Water? – Does Cactus Water Have Any Health Benefits?
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?
You might think if you’ve done one pushup, you’ve done them all, but there are more than likely a few variations you’ve yet to try. Guys will never stop dropping to rep out sets of pushups when challenged at any … Continue reading How to Do the Typewriter Pushup Chest Exercise – Pushup Workouts