You constantly hear about the importance of having a strong core. Yes, it’s important. Is your core as strong as it should be? Here are two simple ways to determine whether you could use more core-focused training.
Can you really trust what the labels say on food products? Not always. Food manufacturers have their own “clever” tricks to make you think you’re eating something healthier than you really are. Here are five of them.
PHA stands for peripheral heart action and it’s a mode of training that helps boost your metabolism, burn fat as you build strength and muscle size. Sound too good to be true? The downside is it’s tough! Find out whether it’s right for you.
Muscle failure or muscle fatigue? What’s the difference? This article looks at how muscle fatigue and failure differ and why you should train to failure only in moderation.
Are you struggling to control an expanding waistline now that you’re into menopause? If frustrating belly fat has you down, read on and discover why belly fat becomes more problematic after menopause and how you can keep it at bay.
Having a slow metabolism makes it hard to lose weight or even maintain your weight. The last thing we want to do is adopt habits that greatly slow our resting metabolic rate. A study even shows that the bacteria that reside in your gut may impact your resting metabolism and make it harder to lose weight. Find out more.
You often hear about the importance of getting enough sleep and how not doing so can negatively affect your health – but how much IS enough? Also, can you get too much? Find out.
Are you getting the maximal nutritional impact from the fruits and vegetables you eat? The most important thing is just to eat them. Yet, there are simple ways you can augment the nutritional benefits you get when you bite into a fruit or vegetable. Here are six of them.
After a strength-training workout, your muscles are fatigued and need rest and recovery time. Giving your muscles the right recovery environment is important for muscle growth and for strength gains. Find out how your muscles repair and how it relates to muscle hypertrophy and strength.
Lower back pain is an inconvenience and sometimes downright debilitating. If you have lower back pain, training a particular group of muscles may help you prevent future problems with lower back pain. Find out what this muscle is and how to train it.