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.
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…
Dieting is mentally and physically exhausting. That’s why you should never do it again. It’s true what they say — dieting generally doesn’t work. Most diets aren’t sustainable, restrict you from enjoying your favorite meals, and can lead to an unhealthy relationship with food and body image. This blog reveals six changes you can make to get off the dieting rollercoaster once and for all. By adopting these simple lifestyle tweaks, it’s possible to lose weight and keep it off while fostering a healthy relationship with food.
High-intensity interval training, aka HIIT, can help you burn fat and boost conditioning quickly and efficiently; in fact, most workouts clock in at 30 minutes or less. If you’re new to high-intensity exercise, you might hold misconceptions that are keeping you from achieving your best results.
There’s a right way and a wrong way to cheat on your diet. It’s true that cheat meals can help you stay on top of your goals, but it’s easy to go overboard and undo the progress you’ve made. Learn about the Dos and Don’ts of indulging to avoid mistakes that will cost you.
Ready to make a habit out of healthy eating? Just one month of consuming whole, unprocessed foods benefits your health in a number of ways. Although following a clean diet can be difficult at first, the rewards will be worth it. Prepare for your clean eating journey with this guide.
Cardiovascular exercise is important for strengthening our hearts, lungs, and circulatory function — but despite cardio’s benefits, many people don’t enjoy it. If you’re one of those people, break away from the treadmill and consider your options. In this blog, five fitness experts share their favorite ways to get cardio in without setting foot on a treadmill.
Ready to dive into swimsuit season? Self-consciousness about your body can make you dread a time of year that’s supposed to be about fun in the sun. But fear not – we have a plan to help you prepare for the pool.
Everyone wants to have a healthy brain that functions optimally. We all want to improve our focus, clarity, memory, and ability to learn and process new information. We also want to decrease our risk for depression, memory loss, dementia, and mood disorders. On a larger scale, our quality of life depends on our brain health….