Power bowls – ever heard of one? They’re a fast and healthy approach to getting a balanced array of macronutrients, like fiber-rich carbohydrates, healthy fats, and protein. Best of all, everything fits into a single bowl. Discover how to make and enjoy the benefits of meals in a bowl.
How strong are your wrists? Many women have small, weak wrists that limit the amount of weight they can lift. Wrist pain is another common problem among weight lifters. Fortunately, you can strengthen your wrists and make them more resistant to injury. Read on and find out why wrist strength is important, how to do it, and what to do if your wrists hurt when you train.
The rate of obesity is almost half that of the United States and their attitude and approach towards eating is one factor. How so? Here are five ways the French approach food that helps them stay slender.
Sea salt has a reputation for being healthier than table salt – but is it really? Read on and find out how sea salt differs from table salt, how each is made, and what the advantages and disadvantages of each are.
Yummy! Hot chocolate – the perfect cold weather treat. To get the most health benefits, make it at home and skip the coffee shop versions. Read on and discover why coffee shop hot chocolate doesn’t cut it health wise and how to make a healthier version at home.
What do you do between resistance training sets? Do you relax your muscles and maybe stretch a little bit? A better approach may be to do light cardio or another form of active rest. Here’s why.
Your brain ages just as the rest of you does. As it turns out, being female has some advantages when it comes to keeping your brain sharp. Find out what research shows about brain aging and gender and why women’s brains age more slowly.
Yoga has a variety of health benefits. A regular yoga routine helps improve flexibility, fine tunes your balance skills, and increase muscle endurance. Here’s the question. Do any of the common forms of yoga improve aerobic capacity? Find out.
We lose flexibility as we age, and reduced range-of-motion can impact strength workouts and increase the risk for injury. You’ve probably heard about self-myofascial release for increasing flexibility. What is it and does it really work? Find out.
No one likes being sick, but winter brings with it a host of nasty viruses, including the biggest threat – influenza. Fortunately, what you eat impacts how well your immune system does its job of countering those threats. Here’s what you should be eating to stay healthy this winter.