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4 Tips to Get the Results You Want From Your Workouts

In the words of the legendary Jack LaLanne, “Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together, and you’ve got a kingdom.” Jack knew long ago that a lifestyle consisting of sound nutritional principles, coupled with a consistent training routine, was the foundation for sustained health and a high quality of life. Every day, people…

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5 Health Benefits Omega-3s Can Offer Athletes

When it comes to general health and athletic performance, some of the most exciting research over the past few decades has come out supporting the benefits of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation from fish oil. While there are multiple forms of omega-3 fatty acids, the three most abundant forms are alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA),…

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Hormonal Imbalance: 5 Foods That Wreak Havoc

Hormones such as estrogen, testosterone, thyroid, cortisol, and insulin are invaluable chemical messengers that affect many aspects of your overall health. The glands and organs that make up the endocrine system, including the thyroid, adrenals, pituitary, ovaries, testicles, and pancreas, are in charge of secreting and controlling these hormones, and if just one part of…

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Nutrition Tips From Washington Redskins Quarterback Kirk Cousins

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins started a serious football career during his freshman year at Michigan State University — but he didn’t start thinking about nutrition until years later. We talked to Kirk about how he changed his eating habits — and incorporated Metabolic Meals — to improve his overall health and further his career….

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10 Exercises that Burn an Enormous Amount of Calories

Your exercise selection plays a big role in the number of calories you burn during a workout and for 24 to 48 hours afterward. To burn more calories, challenge your anaerobic lactic system by incorporating multiple large muscle groups — such as the back, glutes, and hamstrings — into the same exercise. Sets should last…

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4 Fitness Experts Share How They Get Clients Summer Ready

If you’re already eating healthy and exercising regularly, you’re no stranger to the quest for the ultimate routine. You’re probably just as familiar with how stubbornly those last few pounds or inches of fat can cling to certain areas. To help you get over the hump, four leading health and fitness specialists offer their expertise…

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4 Signs That You’re Aging Well

In a survey conducted by Pew Research Center, nearly 70 percent of adults in America said they want to live to see 100. But true longevity is about aging the right way. The goal is to optimize your energy levels; stay active, mobile, and strong; and enjoy your life to the fullest. All it takes…

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3 Recovery Methods to Optimize Performance

Any CrossFitter will tell you it’s the intensity of the routine that separates him or her from the pack. But research shows that doing CrossFit too frequently without making some key adjustments can have undesired consequences. Training consisting of a lot of volume and intensity produces substantial amounts of lactic acid — a compound created…

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