Prior to the pandemic, my diet was generally quite healthy, but without a normal routine, it worsened significantly. I found it much harder to avoid pizza, pasta and unhealthy snacking, all of which contributed to feeling worse. After six months … Continue reading The Diet and Workout That Gave Me Shredded Abs in 11 Weeks
There’s good news for those who have made a New Year’s resolution to be more active. Researchers say any amount of exercise is beneficial for cardiovascular health. A study published Jan. 12 led by the University of Oxford said that … Continue reading There’s No Limit to Cardiovascular Benefits of Exercise
There are so many diet and exercise plans for losing weight that it’s starting to get ridiculous. There’s keto. There’s paleo. There’s Whole30. There are cabbage soup diets and coffee diets and frozen food diets and even something called the … Continue reading Tips to Get Motivated to Lose Weight
For immediate self-care of a muscle strain, try the R.I.C.E. approach — rest, ice, compression, elevation: Rest. Avoid activities that cause pain, swelling or discomfort. But don’t avoid all physical activity. Ice. Even if you’re seeking medical help, ice the … Continue reading Muscle Strains: Diagnosis and Treatment
When you get ready to leave the house, you check for your wallet, your keys, and nowadays, your face mask. It’s the new norm. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends wearing cloth face coverings while in public to … Continue reading Working Out With a Face Mask Doesn’t Hinder Breathing
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?
There’s no such thing as the perfect running shoe. When it comes to running, all sorts of things come into play – your biomechanics, your weight, the surface you run on and the shape of your feet, meaning no one … Continue reading The 5 Best Running Shoes 2020
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
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
Taking a 30-minute walk a day is kind of like that proverbial apple: There’s a good chance it’ll keep the doctor away. From helping you lose weight to lowering your blood pressure and reducing your risk of chronic diseases—going for … Continue reading 11 Biggest Benefits of Walking, Plus Health Tips From Doctors & Trainers
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
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
You expect to be a sweaty mess when you’re working out, but what about when you’re sitting in an all-staff meeting? Or simply strolling from your office to your buddy’s down the hall? Regular sweating—say, you’re in the middle of … Continue reading Excessive Sweating Signs – What Is Hyperhidrosis?
You’ve heard the saying: Performance is 90 percent mental and 10 percent physical. You can be in peak physical shape, but if your mind isn’t in the right place, your training is going to take a hit. These difficulties usually … Continue reading 7 Workout Motivation Tips – How to Motivate Yourself to Exercise
Still pounding sports drinks after a tough workout? You’re behind the science times, according to a small new study. Milk and milk alternatives—thanks to their natural balance of sodium, carbohydrate and protein—help the body retain fluid, researchers report in the … Continue reading Milk Is More Hydrating Than Powerade after a Workout, Study Says
When we exercise, far-flung parts of our bodies apparently communicate with one another, thanks to tiny, particle-filled balloons that move purposefully through the bloodstream from one cell to another, carrying pressing biochemical messages, according to an important new study of … Continue reading The Mysterious Interior World of Exercise
It may only be January, but there’s already a fan-favorite sneaker taking over the fitness world. According to data from e-commerce site ShopSpring.com, the adidas Alphabounce 1 (available on shopspring.com or zappos.com) is winning the shoe game right now. RELATED: 10 Sneakers You Can Get Away With … Continue reading This Is the Most Popular Sneaker of 2018 (So Far)
The old adage, “If you’re thirsty, you’re already dehydrated!” is actually still up for debate among experts, but one thing is certain: Thirst is far from being your only signal that you need to hydrate, stat. Dehydration occurs when your … Continue reading Dehydration Symptoms That Show You Need to Drink More Water
A fitness tracker is the perfect way to monitor your activity and health effortlessly and with unmatched accuracy. Think of it as an electronic finger on the pulse, constantly measuring your vitals, quality of sleep and step count. Today’s fitness … Continue reading Best fitness tracker 2018: the top 10 activity bands on the planet
You don’t need super heavy weights to torch calories. In fact, according to research from the Human Performance Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, your own four limbs—plus a willingness to push your body to the brink—can burn more … Continue reading The Workout That Burns More Calories Than Running
Thinking about running a 26.2? You’ve probably budgeted how much time you’ll need to train. Continue reading How Much Does It Really Cost to Run a Marathon?