Even if you are following a solid nutrition and training program, there might be one critically important aspect of your health and fitness that you are overlooking: The amount of time you spend sitting. Not only is increased sitting time directly linked to early mortality and a host of other negative health outcomes, it is particularly concerning for fit folks because of how it destroys our posture and deactivates key muscles such as the glutes. (Not to mention the additional snacks and subpar eating choices made in office environments!) Don’t worry–we’re here to help you avoid and counteract these common office pitfalls with simple and practical solutions. Enjoy!
Cruciferous vegetables, which include cauliflower, cabbage, cress, and broccoli, contain a chemical called Indole-3-carbinol (I3C) that may promote weight control.
The best advice for long-term weight control is to increase intake of yogurt, nuts, fruits, and whole grains, exercise more, and decrease consumption of potato chips, sweetened drinks, and red meat.
Saunas have traditionally been used for relaxation, especially after an intense workout. However, more recently, saunas are being used as a performance-enhancing technique in addition to their use as a post-workout muscle-relaxing method.
Ever wonder why no matter how many times you diet or how much exercise you perform, your body weight somehow manages to creep back up to where it was before you started! Your weight ‘set point’ could be to blame.
Many women wish to look and feel strong, there are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to women building muscle. In this post, I’ll share some of the popular beliefs and provide strategies to help you get results.
At this time there are more than 2.8 million breast cancer survivors in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society. And to decrease your risk, there are things you can do in your daily life. Here are eight tips for decreasing your risk and promoting a healthy lifestyle
You are polluted, and we can clean you up! How appealing is that message? Turn that message 180 degrees and think again: Your body is an amazing filtration machine, and here are some purification strategies to maximize your results!
Have you ever felt that your hormones were working against you when you were dieting and trying to lose weight? Well, perhaps you were not entirely incorrect! Oftentimes, low-calorie diets can adversely affect certain hormone levels, especially those hormones that stimulate appetite and cause increased hunger.
There are ways to enjoy your vacation without sabotaging your fitness goals. When you make an effort to stay healthy during your vacation, not only will you feel energized and truly relaxed during your time away, but once you get back from your trip, you won’t have to worry about trying to get back on track.