Body mass index, or BMI, is a common measure that helps to determine whether a person is overweight or underweight. This information can be used to assess risk for developing certain health problems. However, BMI has its limitations; it doesn’t … Continue reading What Is Body Mass Index (BMI)?
Obesity and overweight increase the risk of many health conditions. A new study from Canada has found that excess body weight may also affect cognitive function, with inflammation possibly playing a role. People with excess fatty tissue gained lower scores … Continue reading Excess Weight May Accelerate Brain Aging
With busy schedules and loads of processed and fast foods everywhere, losing weight after 40 fast can seem like a pretty difficult task. It’s no wonder so many people question, “How can I boost my metabolism after 40?” While it’s … Continue reading Losing Weight After 40: Top 4 Ways to Shed Pounds
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?
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
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
So what’s the better way to reach your goals: fun or fundamentals? To find out, we assessed both training tools in five key situations that are critical to building muscle and burning fat at home. POPEYE-SIZED FOREARMS don’t just make … Continue reading Dumbbells vs. Kettlebells – Which Should You Use
People experience depression in different ways. It may interfere with your daily work, resulting in lost time and lower productivity. It can also influence relationships and some chronic health conditions. Conditions that can get worse due to depression include: arthritis … Continue reading Depression: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and More
With the last 10 years, Dry January has gained traction as a resolution. And we’re betting it won’t slip too far down the resolution list this year, since alcohol sales soared when the pandemic first broke out, and many of … Continue reading Dry January – Benefits of Not Drinking Alcohol For a Month
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
Coke Zero, which has recently been rebranded as Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, is marketed as a healthier version of the original sugar-sweetened beverage, Coca-Cola Classic. It contains zero calories and sugar while providing the signature Coca-Cola flavor, making it an appealing … Continue reading Is Coke Zero (Coca-Cola Without Sugar) Healthy?
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
Testosterone is the main male sex hormone, but females also have small amounts of it. It is a steroid hormone, produced in men’s testicles and women’s ovaries (1Trusted Source). The adrenal glands also produce small amounts. During puberty in boys, … Continue reading 8 Proven Ways to Increase Testosterone Levels Naturally
When providing running tips for beginners, one of the questions they’ll ask is how much to run. Truthfully, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced pro, all runners — or those thinking about taking up running — wonder, “How many … Continue reading How Many Miles a Week Should I Run?
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
Today, I want to talk about how long you should rest between workouts and how rest can actually improve your physical performance, as this is a common question I’ve gotten. I’ve worked with Olympic-level athletes and swimmers and triathletes over the … Continue reading How Long Should You Rest Between Workouts?
Meals can be motivating. In fact, many people get through long work days by day dreaming about their next meal. But some days, you just can’t muster up the hunger to eat even your favorite meal. Why is it that … Continue reading 5 Reasons You’re Never Hungry and When You Should Worry
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
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
YouTube’s Buff Dudes, also known as brothers Brandon and Hudson White, have carved out an online niche as coaches and content creators on all things fitness and nutrition — but they didn’t always know what they were doing. In a … Continue reading Bodybuilders Share the Worst Mistakes They’ve Made in the Gym
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
We all know that we should drink “enough water” — but what are the benefits of drinking water exactly? Staying hydrated is important for electrolyte balance, supports digestion, allows our bodies to disperse nutrients, and helps maintain normal functioning of … Continue reading Benefits of Drinking Water for Skin, Digestion, Weight and More
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
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!
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
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
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
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?
It sounds like a beginning of a bad joke: A bodybuilder walks into a juice shop and asks to try a 48-hour juice cleanse… For YouTuber and bodybuilder Will Tennyson, the suggestion is an unfortunate reality. Tennyson tried a juice … Continue reading What Happened When a Bodybuilder Tried a 48-Hour Juice Cleanse
I’ve been pregnant off and on for the past seven years. I’m a runner and I ran through all of my pregnancies, but…that’s basically all I’ve been doing for the past seven years. I go out for a comfortable run, … Continue reading 30-Day Fitness Challenge 2020 Review: ‘I Tried A 30 Day Challenge’
If you’ve ever been constipated and then finally found relief, you too know the hallelujah glory that an overdue poop can bring. You don’t just feel better…you feel lighter, thinner even, without that rock sitting in your abdomen. Which might … Continue reading Laxatives For Weight Loss Aren’t Safe Or Effective
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
A new study found that the average person gains 17 pounds within one year of finding love. Feeling less pressure to look their best was the main reason people gained weight. Prior research has shown that couples tend to eat … Continue reading How Much Weight Americans Gain In New Relationships
FATBAR is a new snack bar on the market aimed at keto dieters. It’s made by Dang Foods, which also makes coconut and sticky rice chips. FATBARS are available for pre-order on their Indiegogo site and will be available in … Continue reading Dang Foods Introduces Keto Diet-Friendly Snack Called the ‘Fatbar’
Next to back pain, knee pain is one of the most common complaints among both older adults and younger athletes. Knee injuries are one common cause … Continue reading Knee Pain Relief: 6 Natural Treatments, Including Exercises
Obesity in America is on the rise. In fact, more than 20 percent of adults in every state are affected by this epidemic. And while there are many reasons why this may be — genetics, eating too much fast food … Continue reading Obesity Study – If Your Neighbors Are Obese, It Could Be Contagious
Not all diets are created equal, and some are frankly straight-up B.S. (ahem, alkaline diet). Luckily, research can help us sort through the snake oil and pinpoint the eating plans that are actually healthy. So just in time for a … Continue reading U.S. News Reveals Best Diets Rankings for 2018
Is sugar bad for you? While natural sugars are necessary, it’s no secret that excess sugar is detrimental to health. In fact, a high-sugar diet has been associated with a slew of health conditions, from diabetes to heart disease and … Continue reading Sugar Withdrawal Symptoms + How to Reduce Sugar Cravings
Dr. Sylvia Tara became fascinated with fat because she has always gained weight easier than everyone else. After trying several diets unsuccessfully, she wanted to understand more. Because she’s a biochemist by training, Dr. Tara had the tools to conduct … Continue reading Knowledge is Power: How Fat Can Work For You
You know that being overweight or obese can increase your risk of cancer, heart disease, and other health problems. According to the National Cancer Institute, there … Continue reading Why Women Should Drop Their Obsession with Weight
If you’ve ever reached for another serving of that lasagna even though you feel full (it tastes so good!) or reached for that second slice of cake, congratulations. Continue reading How to Stop Overeating: 7 Natural Ways to Try Now