If you regularly soak and cook rice at home, you probably throw away the leftover “rice water” once you’re done. But believe it or not, rice water, the milky liquid leftover when you soak rice for several hours, offers a … Continue reading Rice Water for Hair and Skin: Benefits and How to Make It
Everyone experiences occasional aches and pains. In fact, sudden pain is an important reaction of the nervous system that helps alert you to possible injury. When an injury occurs, pain signals travel from the injured area up your spinal cord … Continue reading Referred Pain: Common Areas and What It Means
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?
Beer and wine both have a lot of different effects on the body, both positive and negative. On the positive side, a lot of research on red wine (and some on beer and white wine) indicates that one drink a … Continue reading The Best Beer to Drink on a Diet
Your choice of ab exercises can play an incredible role in your ab development on the long run. Just because some ab exercises are more effective than others. If you choose wisely, you can develop tighter abs few times quicker. … Continue reading 3 Best Abs Exercises For a Quicker 6-Pack
I HAVE NEVER BEEN SHY about my love of produce. I have been singing the praises of cauliflower, tomatoes, and eggplant for more than a decade, since long before the groundswell of plant-based everything. I have done this in cooking … Continue reading Plant-Based Recipes That Taste Good – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Author, fitness model, and trainer Kirk Charles, NASM-CPT CES, knows that as you get older, life can get more complicated. But that shouldn’t prevent you from being on top of your game. He’ll help to answer the tough training questions … Continue reading Men Over 40 Can Use Dumbbell Rows to Build Bigger Back Muscles
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
1. Add interval workouts Maximize your time and burn more calories with burst training. This method combines short bouts of high-intensity interval training exercise with recovery phases, helping you burn fat faster while improving cardiovascular fitness. 2. Explore your own … Continue reading 10 Exercise Hacks to Sneak More Fitness Into Your Day
Muscle Recovery Don’ts First, let’s start off with the don’ts. The No. 1 don’t in muscle recovery is don’t overtrain. Listen, your body needs rest to grow, but your muscles don’t grow when you’re exercising. They actually grow while you’re sleeping … Continue reading Do’s and Don’ts of Muscle Recovery
Whether you’re heading out for a hike or outdoor workout, or are an essential worker trying to make it through your shift, you’re going to need some grab-and-go snacks to fuel your day. Enter the energy bar. Note: They’re not … Continue reading 12 Best Energy Bars 2020, According To Nutritionists
Fact: Gluten-free pastas have a bad reputation, and a lot of that has to do with their history. Way back when they first landed on plates, many gluten-free pastas had a definite cardboard vibe going on. Luckily, especially for people … Continue reading The 9 Best Gluten-Free Pastas And Noodles Of 2020
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
Pears seem to get the short end of the stick when it comes to fruits, but they’re more versatile than people think. That’s why I love to use them to make pear salad, among other things. While bananas are eaten … Continue reading Pear Salad Recipe with Sautéed Spinach
Many fad diets urge you to purchase pre-packaged supplements, meals, or shakes when you decide to buy in. Oh, isn’t that nice of them? They’ve already done the work for me! you may think. Except then you look at the … Continue reading 7 Protein Shakes for Weight Loss – Smoothies to Lose Weight
Hypertension, which is chronically high blood pressure, is one of the most common medical problems.1 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. High Blood Pressure. Updated May 13, 2019. cdc.gov Hypertension does not usually cause any symptoms, and it is not … Continue reading Hypertension (High Blood Pressure): Overview and More
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
The reishi mushroom is an edible type of medicinal fungus that has been used for its healing abilities for thousands of years and fits the definition of a true superfood. Also known as Ling Zhi in Chinese, these mushrooms are anti-inflammatory and tied to longevity, … Continue reading Reishi Mushroom Benefits, Uses, Dosage and Side Effects
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?
BBQ season is prime time for cookout menus loaded with pulled pork, grilled chicken, and ribs. But if you’re sticking to a plant-based diet, classic barbecue food can be hard to replace. With these pulled jackfruit sandwiches topped with a … Continue reading Vegan BBQ ‘Pulled Pork’ Recipe
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
Author, fitness model, and trainer Kirk Charles, NASM-CPT CES, knows that as you get older, life can get more complicated. But that shouldn’t prevent you from being on top of your game. He’ll help to answer the tough training questions … Continue reading Men Over 40, Increase Leg Strength and Balance
If you caught wind of a recent study, you may be asking yourself, “Does yoga count as exercise?” If you’ve been unrolling your yoga mat each day as a way to meet your recommended 30 minutes of daily exercise, the answer … Continue reading Does Yoga Count as Exercise? Scientists Weigh In
It’s all over social media: fitfluencers sipping their “BCAAs” before or after a workout in order to beat fatigue, improve muscle recovery, and prevent pesky soreness. But is it a supplement you need? Will it really make a big enough … Continue reading What Are Amino Acid Supplements?