Almost anyone can make time for 10 minutes every other day. If you don’t mind working hard, but hate having to carve out more than a few minutes to exercise several times a week, Tabata may be your new best friend.
Change is in the air. It’s a new year with new food and nutrition trends. What’s on the agenda for 2015? Find out what healthy foods dieticians and nutrition experts believe will trend upwards in the future.
Are tight hip flexors affecting your training? These powerful muscles can impact your risk for injury, the results you get from lower body training, your posture and even your appearance. Find out more about this central group of muscles and what you can do to keep them healthy.
How coordinated are you? Being physically coordinated improves sports performance and reduces the risk for injury when you work out and in everyday life. This article discusses what it means to be coordinated and whether or not you can improve how coordinated you are through exercise training.
How strong are your core muscles? Having a strong core has multiple benefits for sports performance and for functional movements. This article identifies signs that core muscles are weak and makes suggestions for strengthening them.
Obesity is a growing epidemic in the United States and around the world. No doubt, obesity increases the risk for health problems and premature death – but is lack of exercise even worse? Find out what a new study shows.
Who doesn’t want to see fitness training results quickly? According to a new study, high-intensity interval training may offer faster improvements in aerobic capacity than moderate-intensity aerobic exercise. Read on and discover how HIIT training can help you get in shape more quickly.
Did you know weak upper back muscles can make you look older AND increase your risk for neck and back pain? This article discusses why upper back strength training is so important and what exercises target these muscles.
Have you ever noticed how some people lose lots of weight on a particular diet while others struggle to lose a few pounds? Not everyone responds to a particular diet the same way. The type of diet you respond best to depends on factors like your age, genetics and whether you’re metabolically healthy. Find out more about individual variations in response to diet.
Saturated fats have been a source of recent controversy. Once believed to be a major contributor to heart disease, the evidence that they’re heart unhealthy is weakening. Also, not all saturated fats have the same effects on the body, plant-based ones, for example, may have some unexpected benefits. This article discusses saturated fats and the role they play in health and heart disease.