If you want to see results from any type of exercise or movement, it comes down to efficiency, mastery of the movement, progression, and commitment to the process. Whether your goal is to improve your lower or upper body, compound exercises put stress on your system as a whole, leading to the best results. These…
Not all proteins are created equal. While all are made up of amino acids, nine of those acids are essential and must be consumed through your diet. Your body can make the other nonessential ones. Food proteins that contain all nine essential amino acids are known as complete proteins, and nearly all of them come from unprocessed…
If you notice yourself burning out from a monotonous diet and exercise plan, or even if you just want to have room to eat more calories every few days, cycling the number of calories you eat on a day throughout your week might help. This approach can prevent your metabolism from getting comfortable enough to adapt. Learn how to “confuse” your metabolism to keep it from settling into a plateau.
Your body type, genetics, and hormonal biosignature all factor in to your overall health and fitness. When you understand your body’s inherent predispositions, you can tweak your diet and training routine to optimize strength, weight loss, and performance.
Many college freshmen struggle with time management, leading to weight gain that’s so common there’s actually a term for it: the Freshman 15. Extra pounds can start to creep on due to poor nutrition, lack of exercise, chronic stress, and irregular sleep. And guess what – you don’t have to be a college student to fall into these same traps. Learn tips for avoiding the Freshman 15.
Men today have lower testosterone levels than their fathers and grandfathers did at the same age. This is a scary thought, considering that higher testosterone levels are necessary for optimizing athletic performance, maximizing results from hard work in the gym, and maintaining long-term health. Mountains of research link environmental pollutants, sleep deprivation, nutrient deficiency, insulin…
Moms, do you struggle with meal prep? Let us help. We asked a group of mothers with busy schedules to tell us how our range of nutritious, high-quality, ready-to-eat meals save them hours of precious time during the week and make them feel good about what their families are eating.
Just like resistance to insulin negatively impacts your body, it’s also detrimental to your brain. Insulin resistance in the brain can lead to memory loss, cognitive decline, and Alzheimer’s disease. Because of the similarities, there’s a growing contingent among researchers to classify Alzheimer’s disease as “Type 3 diabetes.”
Eliminating harmful ultraprocessed foods from your child’s diet and replacing them with healthier, minimally processed, or unprocessed foods will not only help him live healthier in the short term but will also empower him to make better choices for the rest of his life.
As the popularity of meal delivery services increases, so do misconceptions. Many people think ready-made meals must be full of unhealthy preservatives, are no better than standard TV dinners, or have diminished nutrition thanks to microwaving. Let us ease your mind with the truth.