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.
The recommended amount of protein you need if you exercise is based on your body weight. The idea is that you need more post-workout protein if you have more lean body mass. Now, a new study calls this idea into question. Get the full scoop.
High-rep resistance training -isn’t that for beginners or for building muscle endurance? Yes and no. High-rep training does increase muscle endurance but it has other fitness benefits as well. Find out what they are.
You might buy organic fruits and vegetables to avoid pesticides – but what about organic milk? Does it offer nutritional and health benefits that conventional milk does not? This article looks at the pros and cons of drinking organic milk.
Everyone needs zinc, although you don’t need it in huge quantities. Yet, many people don’t get enough of this vital mineral. In this article, you’ll find out why zinc is so important and why you may need more of it if you work out.