Your thyroid is the gland that regulates your metabolism. If you’re gaining weight despite leading a healthy lifestyle, you might be convinced that your thyroid is at fault, even when your tests are normal. Is it possible that you STILL have an undiagnosed, underactive thyroid gland?
Are you getting the most out of every abdominal workout that you do? Are you sure? Here are five common things that many people do wrong when they train their abs and core.
For years, you’ve been told that vegetable oils are heart healthy. Unfortunately, that might not be the case. Read on and find out more about these oils, why you should avoid them, and what healthier options are.
You hear a lot about the spice tumeric these days, how healthful it is. More people are cooking with it and even adding it to smoothies. Are the health benefits of turmeric real? Find out what potential benefits it offers.
How’s your form on squats? For some, it’s not so good – but why? It’s possible that problems like reduced mobility in your hips or ankles are the problem. Find out how to correct these problems and squat more safely and effectively.
Diabetes is on the Rise in People of Normal Body Weight – but Why? Type 2 diabetes is more common in people who are overweight or obese, no surprise here. In fact, that’s a risk of gaining weight, that you’ll become insulin resistant and eventually develop full-blown type 2 diabetes. Having a high body fat […]
Regardless of your fitness goals, you probably do some type of training that gets your heart rate up. Yet, not all forms of cardio are created equal. There’s some thought that certain types can interfere with strength and hypertrophy gains. Is there any truth to this?
If you have a lot going on in your life, it might be challenging to find the time to work out. The important thing is not to completely stop, even if you have to make adjustments to your routine. Here are some tips to stay on course with your workouts even when something unexpected comes along.
Hunger control is complex and we sometimes override hunger signals and eat anyway. That’s why it’s important to address issues like stress and lack of sleep along with eating balanced meals with protein and fiber. Doing these things can help you fight and win your battle with hunger.
You’ve heard it before – drink more water. Now, a new study points out another reason to stay hydrated. It could impact the health of your heart and blood vessels. Find out how even mild dehydration affects your health and how your blood vessels behave.