Do you need to train to failure to maximize your strength gains? It’s a contentious question. Find out what research shows about strength training to failure – whether it’s necessary or not when you’re serious about getting your strongest.
Ah! The mysteries of cellulite. It’s so common and yet still incurable. Strangely, cellulite seems to show up mainly on the thighs and buttocks. Why is that? Read on and discover why and discover other things you might not know about this common affliction.
How balanced is your shoulder workout? Most focus mainly on their anterior deltoids, the portion of the muscle they can see. This article looks at why it’s important to target the other two heads of the deltoid muscle as well as the rotator cuff and how to do it.
Smoothies – they’re wildly popular but not all are healthy, especially if you buy one at a smoothie shop. Read on and discover how to make your own guilt-free, healthy smoothie at home. Then have fun experimenting!
How important is it to add variety to your workout by changing the exercises you do? More important than you might think. Find out what research shows and what you can do to make your workout more productive and fun.
No doubt fruits and vegetables offer a multitude of health benefits, but can they actually make your skin look younger and more attractive? Intriguing research suggests that eating a diet rich in fresh produce can improve the color of your skin and even protect your skin against aging. Discover yet another reason to eat your […]
When life intervenes and throws a wrench in your workout schedule, what do you do? Hopefully, you adapt, make some adjustments, and keep on training. Setbacks and unexpected time commitments happen. Here’s why you should work out anyway and how to make the time.
Apples are a good source of vitamins, minerals, and fiber but that’s not the only reason to munch down on one. Research shows apples contain a natural chemical called ursolic acid that may help with fat loss and muscle gains. Read on discover more about this intriguing compound in apples.
Amino acids from protein are the building blocks for muscle growth. If you exercise, you need more protein than a sedentary person – but does it matter WHEN you get it as long as you get enough? Find out whether protein timing really matters – or not.
Appetite hormones control your appetite, no surprise there. Some appetite hormones like leptin reduce your desire to eat while other like ghrelin increases hunger. Unfortunately, sometimes appetite hormones are out of balance and work against efforts to lose weight. Read on and discover five ways for taming your appetite hormones.