Planning a barbecue this Fourth of July? Barbecuing and grilling foods brings out their flavor but it isn’t the best way to prepare food from a health standpoint. Fortunately, there are ways to enjoy a Fourth of July barbecue and grilled foods while limiting the health risks. Here’s how.
Does your abdominal workout consist of endless crunches and crunch variations? For most people, that’s not enough to get abdominal definition. This article discusses the importance of taking a balanced approach to abdominal training and what this involves.
Artificial sweeteners have been around for a while and they’re still mired in controversy. This article discusses artificial sweeteners and whether they’re a safe alternative to sugar. It also discusses natural sweeteners like Stevia and why cutting back on all sweeteners may be the best option.
Gluten-free, non-GMO, natural, organic – what do all of these labels mean when you see them on a package? This article looks more closely at food labeling and what it means when you see certain terms on a label at the grocery store.
Should you count calories or focus more on the quality of what you’re eating when trying to lose weight? This article discusses the importance of diet quality and why not all calories are created equal when it comes to staying lean and healthy.
What is nutrient periodization and how can it help you achieve your fitness goals? This article discusses the concept of nutrient periodization and the benefits of adjusting macronutrient intake based on your training.
Push-ups – there’s more than one way to do them. However you choose to do them, make sure you’re using proper form. This article discusses push-up variations and how to get the most out of this bodyweight exercise.
What happens to your fat cells when you gain or lose weight? Do they increase in number – and can you actually change the number of fat cells you have? What role does exercise play? This article discusses the science of fat cells and the exciting role exercise plays in fat loss.
Joint health becomes more of an issue after the age of 40. What role does exercise playing in preventing joint problems due to osteoarthritis? Find out the role exercise plays in keeping your joint healthy and how to get the benefits.