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)?
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
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
If you’re looking for ways to boost positivity in your life and relieve stress — perhaps by practicing more gratitude or gaining more self-awareness about your thought patterns — look no further than the power of journaling. The New York … Continue reading Benefits of a Journal or Diary and How to Start
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
My weight gain started while still on active duty in the Marine Corps, after a surgery put me on convalescent leave for a long period of time, which led me to getting out of shape and gaining weight. I left … Continue reading Paleo Helped Former Marine Lose 130 Pounds
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
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?
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
Obesity has been linked to an increased risk of getting severely sick from COVID-19 since the beginning of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Now, experts say having obesity may increase your chances of dying of COVID-19 by nearly 50 percent, according … Continue reading New Study Links Obesity to Increassd Risks of Covid-19
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
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
It’s not easy to build muscle. Every guy knows that. Yes, you go into the gym, and you lift weights, and you may seem some gains. … Continue reading 10 Muscle-Building Fundamentals You Need to Learn
I love to work out, but I’m not a gym guy. I’ve been known to travel with a 44-pound kettlebell, and I always try to take the stairs no matter how tall the building. And, as pretty much everyone knows … Continue reading Hotel Room Workout: A Routine You’ve Been Waiting For
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
Jose Zuniga, known on YouTube as TeachingMensFashion, took advantage of his time in lockdown and decided to try to build out his chest by doing 300 pushups every single day for a whole month. He clarifies that while he was … Continue reading Here’s What 300 Pushups Every Day Did to This Guy’s Chest
I’ve always hated running. Though the idea of it, being outside and disconnected from my phone, seems nice, it’s being immersed in nothing but my own … Continue reading How the Coronavirus Forced Me to Start Enjoy Running
Little kids love it. Pro athletes love it. What happens when you ask big-time chefs to upgrade the protein-packed, salty-sweet classic that is PB&J? Three different kinds of awesome, that’s what. Warning: The three peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to … Continue reading The World’s Best PB&J Sandwiches, According to Top Chefs
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
Ever since I was physically able to, I have eaten peanut butter. I’ve eaten it on bread. I’ve eaten it in a creamy blend of fluff heaven. Hell, I’ve eaten it straight out of the jar with a spoon to … Continue reading You’ve Been Storing Peanut Butter Wrong All Along
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
Creatine (sometimes referred to as creatine monohydrate) has been called a “phenomenon” in the bodybuilding community and is among the best-selling supplements to gain muscle. To date, well over 500 research studies have evaluated the effects of creatine supplementation on … Continue reading Creatine Monohydrate: Beneficial or Just Dangerous?
Want to add more weight to your bench? Sliding more plates onto the barbell and just letting it rip isn’t always the answer. In fact, in my 16 years of coaching, I’ve seen far too many guys miss solid reps—or … Continue reading How to Bench More Weight
Protein powder is considered the building block supplement for most nutrition and training programs. Read on for some great protein finding tips! Proteins are the building blocks required to repair and grow muscle tissue when participating in any type of … Continue reading The 5 Ways To Pick A Good Protein Powder
What you eat after you lift can be just as important as the work you’re putting in at the gym. But your regular post-workout shake might not be doing your muscles any favors. Consuming protein along with other nutrients in … Continue reading Muscle Building Tip: Eating Whole Eggs Sparks Muscle Growth
The latissimus dorsi muscles — commonly just called “the lats” — are the two biggest, broadest muscles in your back and, overall, one of the largest … Continue reading Latissimus Dorsi: Exercises + Stretches for Your “Lats”
It’s official: Low-carb diets are everywhere. From Keto to Paleo to good old Atkins and South Beach, chances are someone you know is cutting back their intake of bread and grains. But there are a lot of foods out there … Continue reading Top Low Carbohydrate Foods List
What’s the lowest calorie alcohol? News flash: A single night out can cost you a shocking 1,000 calories in alcohol alone. During this season’s flurry of festivities, those liquid calories can add up fast–and that’s before you even get to … Continue reading What’s the Lowest Calorie Alcohol? 8 Drinks Ranked
Losing weight is no easy feat—but what happens when it feels like your own metabolism is working against you? Continue reading How To Deal With Hypothyroid Weight Gain
You’ve probably heard that alcohol contains empty calories and, if you want to lose weight, it’s a good idea to scale back on how much you drink. Continue reading The Truth About Alcohol And Weight Gain