Surveys show a growing number of people who are overweight or obese don’t believe they have a weight problem. Is the movement towards accepting your weight, even when it’s too high, going too far? Find out why this trend is jeopardizing health.
Gluten-free diets are all the rage right now. A number of people are convinced their digestive issues and lack of energy come from consuming gluten, but is gluten sensitivity as common as people think? See what research shows about the prevalence of gluten sensitivity and when it’s not so smart to go gluten-free.
These days, more people are focused on toning and defining their glute muscles. The problem is many glute exercises also develop your legs, something you may not want. Is it possible to strengthen and enlarge your buttocks without adding significant size to your thighs? Find out.
When it comes to health and longevity, most Western countries don’t rank very high. Five areas of the world stand out for their exceptional health and longevity. Find out who they are, what they eat, and why they live so long.
Exercise is one of the best things you can do for yourself, but exercise goes hand in hand with good nutrition. The two work synergistically to help you lower your risk for health problems and stay healthy. Find out why it’s important to “mind your nutrition” even if you work out every day.
How’s your form when you train? Physical therapists have identified exercises that many people do incorrectly. Find out what these exercises are and how to get them right and avoid injury.
How you fuel up before an exercise can affect your performance. If you enter a workout in a glycogen-depleted state, you won’t be able to push yourself as hard – but what about your risk for injury? What role does diet play in lowering your risk for training injuries? Find out.
Hormone levels change with age, leading to a type of aging sometimes known as “metabolic aging.” This article looks at how different hormones are impacted by the passage of time and what can be done to offset these changes to some degree.
What’s your shoulder routine? Hopefully, it includes at least some exercises that strengthen the stabilizing muscles – the four muscles that make up your rotator cuff. Here’s why rotator cuff training is important for strong and healthy shoulders
Should you take a multivitamin or not? If you tell yourself there’s no harm to doing so, you may be wrong. Some research suggests that taking vitamins in supplemental form CAN be harmful. Find out more.