If you’re an athlete, train with weights or do any form of intense exercise, you’re probably focused on getting enough protein, but how much do you really need? This article looks at that issue and discusses 4 other myths about protein that many people still believe.
Do you glance at the calorie count when buying a packaged food? Have you ever wondered whether the number you’re seeing is really accurate? Find out why you shouldn’t place too much stock in calorie food labels and how to be a smarter shopper.
Can two minutes of movement change your health? If you sit all day it can. A number of studies point to sitting too long during the day as a risk factor for health problems. Now a new study shows how you can lower your risk with only two minutes of activity. Find out more.
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Are you planning a high-fat, cheat meal? Before your splurge, take time to do a high-intensity interval training session. A new study shows a short HIIT session may counter the negative effects of a fatty meal. Read on and discover another reason why HIIT training belongs in your workout routine.
Strength training or endurance training – which is best for weight loss? A recent study looked at this issue. See what science shows about exercise type and the role it plays in fat loss and body composition.
Do you do plyometric moves? If you do jump squats or split squats, you’re tapping into the power of plyometrics. This form of training is popular with athletes trying to increase their vertical jump, but it’s also useful for developing strength and power. Find out how plyometric drills can help you get leaner, stronger and more powerful.
Knee pain is a major inconvenience, especially if you’re active. If you’re a woman, are you at higher risk for knee issues? Find out what research shows and what you can do to protect your knees and keep them healthy.
What is your yogurt I.Q? Here are seven facts you may not know about store-bought yogurt. Discover what you don’t know about this high-protein, rich and creamy food and how to choose the best type of yogurt for your needs.
When it’s time to bust through a plateau, cluster training can help you do it. Find out what cluster training is and how it can help you eke our more reps and build greater strength and lean body mass.