The Scoop On Intermittent Fasting

Touted as the latest waist-cinching miracle, Intermittent Fasting has a devoted following of dieters, bodybuilders and even doctors, but is it really the answer to our weight loss prayers? Unlike regular diets, Intermittent Fasting (IF) doesn’t restrict what you eat, but rather when you eat, with fasting periods lasting between 16 and 24 hours. If […]

Spice Up Your Food to Improve Your Metabolism

It’s a bummer, but a fact of life that no matter how hard we work to eat right and hit the gym, our bodies sometimes just don’t burn calories at the rate we’d like them to. There are many factors that affect metabolism and chief among them are gender, age and activity level, according to […]

Weight Loss Strategies That Will Change Your Outlook

For a subject that is, at face value, as simple as “calories in, calories out,” weight loss is a surprisingly complicated, nuanced subject, one that has sparked thousands of plans, strategies, books, and products out there. As you know, different approaches work for different people—your sister-in-law swears by paleo, while your best friend lost weight as […]

Weight Loss Mistakes And How to Make Them

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, and expecting different results.” -Albert Einstein How many times have you tried to lose weight? Now how many times have you been able to achieve your goal—and maintain it? Fortunately, we’ve got the tips to help you get off the diet merry-go-round. Whether you’re prepping […]

Top Reasons The BMI Is Bogus

Why the standard BMI test should be a thing of the past. Did you know that one of the most universal health measurements is also one of the most antiquated—as in, Industrial Revolution antiquated? It’s true—the good ole’ BMI (body mass index) was actually created in the 1830s by a Belgian mathematician, statistician and sociologist […]

10 Celebrities with Bangin’ Bods Reveal their Favorite Smart Snacks

These healthy snack ideas are delicious ways to keep hunger at bay. Celebrities might seem effortlessly chiseled, but the truth is quite the opposite. In order to stay as fit as life in the public eye demands, celebrities work with trainers, chefs, and nutritionists to keep their bodies in shape. But when it comes to […]

No Gym? No Problem.

These no-excuses bodyweight exercises will help you squeeze in a workout anywhere. Sometimes—for whatever reason—you just can’t make it to the gym. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get in a sweat session. Here is a workout that you can perform in the comfort of your home, or hotel room—no membership or equipment required. This […]

This Year, Screw Setting Resolutions. Instead, Dedicate Your Body to Science.

There are scientific reasons for working out. Know them, practice them and get leaner and stronger than ever.  It’s a new year, with means new resolutions, new shoes and plenty of shiny new gym memberships. But sometimes it seems like resolutions are simply empty promises. According to a study published in the Journal of Clinical […]