Some people believe you can never consume too much protein, but excess calories, regardless of their source, will be stored as fat and can contribute to weight gain. Here are the latest guidelines on how much protein you should be consuming.Read More
As a savvy consumer, you have to search beyond the nutrition and diet hype to distinguish what’s really healthy and what’s just a fad. Here are five things to keep in mind when you’re pondering if something is actually touting proper nutrition.
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Approximately 80% of the U.S. population will complain of back pain at some point in their lives. When suffering from low back pain, adding core strengthening exercises to your training routine can provide huge benefits in stabilizing and strengthening the low back.Read More
The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend a plant-based diet, but this does not rule out meat consumption. In fact, many people opt for a semi-vegetarian approach—known as a flexitarian diet—that offers both enjoyment and health benefits. Learn about the specific benefits of consuming meat and how to choose the healthiest sources.Read More
The shoulders provide the most potential mobility in all three planes of movement. As a result, successful movement is only possible with sufficient mobility in this joint. An individual’s arm movement is only as good as the shoulders.
This post highlights some common problems for the shoulder joint and presents a few exercises to work on a solution.
By: Jonathan Ross Health and Fitness ExpertRead More
For those of us who value health and wellness, we’re passionate about looking and feeling our personal best. We crave routine for the discipline but also welcome new challenges to push ourselves past our limits.Read More
The first workout of the day, is that of the mind. The mental exercise. The body only changes if the mind does. It's not just about the physical. It's about mental health and toughness as well.Read More