If you’re going to go for a run in the wilderness, a normal pair of running shoes won’t cut it. You’ll need the extra cushion, traction, and durability that comes with trail shoes, which are specifically engineered to take the … Continue reading 11 Best Trail Running Shoes for Men to Take on Any Terrain 2020
Essential oils have been an integral part of the daily lives of people for thousands of years. At least 33 specific essential oils and aromatic oil-producing plants are mentioned in the Bible, and the word “incense” is mentioned 68 times … Continue reading Bible Oils: 12 Most Revered Oils + Their Historic Uses
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
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
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
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.
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
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?
The greatest moment in the history of supplements came on September 1, 1998. That’s when a sportswriter challenged Sammy Sosa on how he could compete with the androstenedione-assisted Mark McGwire. In reply, Sosa uncorked a shocker: He owed it all—wink—to … Continue reading 10 Best Supplements for Men 2018 – Creatine, Whey Protein, More
Devonta Freeman begins his recovery process with a massage on Monday morning. The goal: to keep his hips loose, as they’re key to his explosive change-of-direction ability. Forty-five muscle groups attach to your pelvis. Just one tight muscle can throw off … Continue reading What Devonta Freeman Can Teach You About Muscle Recovery
We all secretly love sore muscles. It’s proof you put in serious work at the gym, and your body is feeling it. But some muscle soreness isn’t simply due to lactic acid buildup — it’s a sign you straight-up sent your … Continue reading 8 Ways to Get Rid of Sore Muscles – How to Speed Up Recovery
Protein. These days it feels like the word that begins and ends all things. (What are you eating? Protein. What’s your secret for losing weight? Protein. How was your weekend? Protein.) “Protein is an essential nutrient that builds and repairs … Continue reading How Much Protein Do Women Need A Day? Calculate Daily Protein Intake
When it comes to body hair, there’s always some question of whether or not guys should be manscaping and why or how it should be done. One thread in Reddit’s infamous and highly-addictive /r/AskReddit forum recently begged the big question: should men shave their … Continue reading Is Armpit Hair Safe to Shave?
Research is increasingly showing a mind-body connection. Did you know, for example, that depression could be a result of bacteria in your gut? In 2012, scientists at University College Cork discovered that brain levels of serotonin, or the ‘happy hormone,’ … Continue reading The Gut Bacteria and Depression Connection
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
Quick, what comes to mind when you think of a marriage proposal? Probably a man on bended knee. Well, now you need to add a lady doing squats to that image of betrothal bliss. Because the new trend out there … Continue reading Do You Need to Get in Proposal Shape?
Everyone wants to be that guy. You know, the guy who hops up to the pullup bar and cranks out a dozen clean reps without even breaking a sweat. Make 2018 the year you become that guy with these five … Continue reading How to do a Pullup-Upper Body Exercises
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
You killed a leg workout. So it’s no surprise that lowering yourself onto the porcelain throne for the next day or so can be a grimace-worthy ordeal. “Muscle soreness is a very common side effect of training, especially in beginners … Continue reading Muscle Soreness Mistakes That Make DOMS Worse
Micronutrients are the vitamins and minerals found in food that nourish your body and help keep you healthy. They are essential to your overall health. Choosing foods each day that are rich in vitamins and minerals is the best way … Continue reading Vitamins and Minerals: How to Get What You Need
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)
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
Health in a bottle has become a booming business—Americans shell out around $35 billion on dietary supplements each year, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). But is it money well spent? In some cases, supplements can fill in … Continue reading Supplements You Should Take and Ones You Should Skip
You wouldn’t know it by looking at me today, but 6 years ago I was living a completely unhealthy lifestyle. For years I’d struggled with my … Continue reading Starting a Fitness Routine that Works for You
Energy drinks can give you a boost when Monday morning hits you hard. But that fizzy beverage isn’t doing much for your body beyond your temporary pep, according to a new review published in the journal Frontiers in Public Health. … Continue reading Energy Drinks Can Have Serious Health Consequences
On the list of classic and well-received gifts, colognes rank pretty high. Regardless of the recipient’s interests, everyone likes to smell good. Or maybe you’re restocking for yourself and want to change things up a bit. Either way, there’s something … Continue reading Best Colognes For Every Guy
If you’ve ever felt unsure about your outfit choice, you’re not the only guy. Getting your personal style right and choosing the things that look best … Continue reading The Best Men’s Clothes, According to Women on Reddit
A few months ago, I ran my first 10-K. You’ll never guess what I wore. In college, I bought Old Navy leggings because they were cheap. Now I get to test a bunch of brands, some of which are pretty … Continue reading I’ve Tried Dozens of Workout Leggings and the Best Ones Cost Under $20
Unlike some sports bras, which are designed to be worn underneath your workout gear, bralettes are meant to be seen. Continue reading The Best Sports Bralettes For Every Cup Size