The Importance of Your Eating Schedule

When it comes to managing your diet, we all know that it's important to keep track of what you eat and how much you eat. But if you're trying to lose weight, you should also pay careful attention to when you eat.

posted 2 weeks 4 days ago by Nick Nelson

Five Quick Workouts to Shed Holiday Pounds

Now that Thanksgiving is in the rear view mirror, many of us are wondering what we can do to quickly erase those couple extra pounds we may have picked up while gorging over the long weekend.  Today we'll look at a few simple workouts that can get you back to where you were before.

posted 2 weeks 6 days ago by Nick Nelson

Thanksgiving: The Ultimate Cheat Meal?

Tired of reading all those health and fitness articles urging you to eat a 'healthy' Thanksgiving meal? On a once-yearly holiday like Turkey Day, it takes an individual possessing an iron will not to take the day off -- so I'm here to assure you that cheating on your diet may just be a good thing!

posted 3 weeks 4 days ago by Jeff Makepeace

5 Elite Muscle Building Secrets

Want to know the best ways to make sure the work you're doing in the gym is getting you the best results? Top trainer Christian Thibaudeau, strength coach of everyone from fitness cover models to elite bodybuilders, offers up his best tips; guaranteed to build muscle!

posted 3 weeks 6 days ago by Jeff Makepeace

Good Will Through Fitness and Nutrition

At this time of the year, many people can benefit from your fitness -- not just you! Because we exercise and keep fit, we can help others who are not as fortunate. ...

posted 1 month 4 hours ago by alyne murphy

The Greatest New Ways To Measure Strength

Just because the person next to you can bench 300 pounds, or can dead-lift 500, doesn't mean the strength work you're doing in the gym has no significance. Those are impressive numbers, but there's no reason everyone should be held to such otherworldly and intimidating standards. Find out how you measure up with a few of the better...

posted 1 month 1 day ago by Jeff Makepeace

Detecting Signs of Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most prevalent health problems in our country, with some 29.1 million Americans -- or 9.3 percent of the population -- battling the condition.  Here's an even scarier statistic: Three in ten Americans with diabetes don't even know that have it. That's not good. ...

posted 1 month 2 days ago by Nick Nelson

8 Great Ways Beyond Sunlight To Get Vitamin D This Winter

The winter months are not only responsible for seasonal colds, mountains of snow, and temperatures far below freezing, but also one of the most dangerous risks to your health: lack of vitamin D. With the sun only shining while most of us work, it's important to get this vitamin from different sources.

posted 1 month 3 days ago by Jeff Makepeace

Be Careful With Kissing

Few things seem quite as innocent or pure as a kiss. But there are hidden health dangers in locking lips, and you should probably be aware of them as the season for flu and other illnesses falls upon us.

posted 1 month 4 days ago by Nick Nelson

Best Foods And Drinks For Natural Hydration

The basic approach for staying hydrated is incredibly obvious and simple: Drink water, and lots of it. Since H20 is highly accessible and devoid of sugar or calories, you can basically consume as much as you want, and your body will thank you for it.

posted 1 month 1 week ago by Nick Nelson

Home Workouts For The Winter Hibernator

Let's say it just snowed a good, solid foot in your area this winter. Are you really planning on busting out the shovel, digging a pathway for your car, and traversing the frozen tundra, just to make it to the gym for an hour? Wouldn't it be better to just work out at home?

posted 1 month 1 week ago by Jeff Makepeace

Cutting Obesity at the Stem

It's no secret: Obesity is a major issue here in America. It is estimated that more two-thirds of adults in this country are overweight and more than one in three qualify as obese.  The needle is moving in the right direction as people become more aware and accountable with their health, but in the long run, the best way to...

posted 1 month 1 week ago by Nick Nelson

5 Ways To Maintain Health At The Office

You've heard it before, maybe even a few times here on our website; the office environment can be hazardous to your health! Just because you have your work responsibilities, doesn't mean you can't also focus on staying healthy and happy.

posted 1 month 1 week ago by Jeff Makepeace

Reduce Your Winter Stress

As the snow starts falling, stress levels begin to increase for those living in the northern states, especially in the Midwest where the frozen fluff can quickly pile up and cause all sorts of inconveniences. ...

posted 1 month 1 week ago by Nick Nelson

13 Expert Tips To Help Avoid Getting Sick This Winter

I woke up just this morning with that wonderful feeling, that I'm sure most folks get around this time of year; that itch in the back of the throat, combined with that slight bit of sniffles. Throw in a minor cough, and you're got the makings of a cold! 'Tis the season, indeed!

posted 1 month 2 weeks ago by Jeff Makepeace

An Easy Method to Avoid Kidney Stones

While I have heard plenty of horror stories regarding the pain and misery associated with a kidney stone, I've been lucky enough to avoid one up to this point in my life. In an effort to keep it that way, I'll definitely be following this simple lifestyle guideline:...

posted 1 month 2 weeks ago by Nick Nelson

A Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Dinner

A gluten-free Thanksgiving may sound like a daunting challenge, but it's really possible! The dinner that we wait for all year can be put together in way that's safe for people with allergies or sensitivities to the pervasive protein composite.

posted 1 month 2 weeks ago by alyne murphy

Quick Tips To Fast-Track Your Way Back From Injuries

Recovering from an injury, particularly following any surgical procedure, requires lots of patience, hard work, and determination. The prescribed rehab program from your doctor is obviously something you'll need to adhere to, but there are a few more ways you can speed up the recovery process.

posted 1 month 2 weeks ago by Jeff Makepeace

Health Buzz: Major Breakthrough in Anti-Aging?

We live in an age where technological and scientific advancements are opening the door to some pretty incredible possibilities. New research on reversing the process of aging in humans has some people wondering if we're coming too close to "playing God."...

posted 1 month 2 weeks ago by Nick Nelson

HIIT Training: How Much Is Too Much?

High intensity interval training, or HIIT, is a workout style people love because it's quick, it's intense, and it's very efficient at burning calories. Tight schedules have made these workouts more popular, but is it possible to do TOO much?

posted 1 month 2 weeks ago by Jeff Makepeace

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