Do you love to exercise or consider it to be a chore? Many people fall into the former category and have trouble sticking with an exercise program. Have you ever wondered why? Here’s a peek into the brains of people who hate to exercise.
Genes are something you inherit from your parents but are you bound by your genetics? Even more compelling, can the diet that you eat influence your genes? Find out.
You’re exercising and eating right. But, your weight is continuing to climb. What’s causing it? Here are six possible factors linked with weight gain that you might not have considered.
Organic produce – it’s popular – but how much do you know about it? Here are six common myths about organic produce that too many people believe.
You hear a lot about detoxifying these days – but a lot of what you hear is wrong. In fact, the detox concoctions that are so readily available these days are likely of no benefit and some may be harmful. Here’s how your body really detoxifies.
Artificial sweeteners – they sound like a sweet deal. The taste of sweetness with no calories. Surely, they’re better for you than sugar when you’re trying to lose weight – or are they?
You know how important it is to hydrate, especially before a cardiovascular or HIIT workout. How hydrated you are also matters when you strength train. In fact, it can impact your performance and, potentially, muscle gains.
Sleep – are you getting enough? Even if you consume enough protein and train hard, sleep can limit muscle growth and development. Find out why and what you can do about it.
Metabolic conditioning workouts create an after-burn and can help you burn more fat, improve your level of conditioning, and break through a plateau. Here are three types of metabolic workouts you can add to your own routine.
Do you have a history of lower back pain? Standard abdominal exercises can sometimes aggravate back pain by tugging on the spine. Here are five abdominal exercises that are safe for most people with a history of back problems.