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Does BODYPUMP Work? The Science Behind the Workout

BODYPUMP is a resistance workout that uses barbells with very light weights and very high reps. They claim their workout is scientifically proven, so …

10 Dangerous Side Effects Of A Low-Carb Diet

People on a weight loss regime often resort to eating a diet low in carbohydrates. The Institute of Medicine says that around 45 to 65% of a person's …

10 things that can happen to your body when you give up carbohydrates

Giving up an entire food group isn't usually advisable unless there's a specific medical reason to, but often that doesn't stop people - especially when it comes to carbohydrates. Carbs seem to have acquired a bad reputation for making you put on weight, but in reality they're vital for giving your …

Six Reasons Everyone Should Do Squats | Poliquin Article

The squat is one of the best exercises for athletes and the general population. Everyone should be doing some form of squats because they work the …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Travel

8 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Eat Sugar

We all know to go easy on the sweet stuff, but what actually happens to your system when you indulge? Here, eight ways sugar affects your body.<p><b>Your</b> …

If sugar is so bad for us, why is the sugar in fruit OK?

<i>This is the third in a four-part series on sugar, which covers sugar-free diets, how the different types of sugars compare, and the links between</i> …

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

Watchlist

The keto diet, explained

Is eating a lot of fat really the best way to lose weight?<p>It’s why people are putting grass-fed butter in their coffee, downing ketone drinks, and replacing their cereal and pasta with eggs and avocados.<p>The ketogenic diet has become a Silicon Valley obsession and the diet du jour that supposedly …

Diabetes

Want to Try Intermittent Fasting? Here's What You Need to Know

<i>Before changing the way you eat and altering your diet in any significant way, please speak with a health professional to make sure it's the best</i> …

Holistic Medicine

6 Things You Didn't Know About Food From a Nutrition Science Major

Because ignorance isn't always bliss.<p>February 17, 2018<p>Food is such an integral part of each day. Not only does it fuel us physically, but also it is …

Nutrition

The Number One Thing You Need to Do to Lose Weight Forever, According to Experts

No more yo-yo dieting!<p>Want to lose a little—or a lot—of weight? Forget the get-slim-quick gimmicks and magic bullets and follow the advice of these …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Exercise

The Best "Healthy" Alternatives to White Sugar, Ranked

<i>Welcome to our 2018 Wellness Guide, a series of stories we're running this January to help you own your health and happiness this year—all curated</i> …

12 Stretches to Help Relieve Tight Shoulders

It’s important that you stretch your shoulders regularly to loosen and strengthen the muscles. Releasing tension in your body can improve your …

Here's why your body stores more fat in certain places

We’re talkin’ bout sex (hormones), baby.<p><i>Every January, fat's in the crosshairs of health columnists, fitness magazines, and desperate Americans. This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations. What’s fat good for? How do we get it to go where we want it to? Where</i> …

When you lose weight, your fat cells don't just let go of fat

Belly flab is like a storage unit for the rest of your body.<p><i>Every January, fat's in the crosshairs of health columnists, fitness magazines, and desperate Americans. This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations. What’s fat good for? How do we get it to go where</i> …

When you burn fat, where does it actually go?

Getting rid of fat can be exhausting, but it's as natural as breathing.<p><i>Every January, fat's in the crosshairs of health columnists, fitness magazines, and desperate Americans. This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations. What’s fat good for? How do we get it</i> …

Nutrition

The science is in: exercise won’t help you lose much weight

We’ve been conditioned to think of exercise as a key ingredient — perhaps the most important ingredient — of any weight loss effort.<p>You know the drill: Join the gym on January 1 if you want to reach your New Year’s weight loss goal.<p>But in truth, the evidence has been accumulating for years that …

Fitness

The 10 Best TRX Moves for Runners

If you’re not using these straps to improve your running performance, you should be.<p>To get better, most runners—well, run. But the best runners know that improving speed and endurance isn’t just about logging more miles; it also requires time in the gym. And one of the best ways to build the …

Glycolysis and Metabolic Optimization: Workout Strategies to Get the Most From Your Metcon

Physical performance, regardless of whether it is working out at the gym, laboring in the fields, or running a marathon, takes much more than …

Why Fitness Education Is as Vital as Textbook Education

Pursuing sports actively helps build confidence among children<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Physical fitness is just as important for children as learning letters and numbers. This …

Can You Put Your Kids on a Strength Training Program? - Mark Rippetoe

​We do seminars all over the country, every month...Every time, without fail, someone asks the question: Can my kids train for strength? Can they do …

Don’t overthink your exercise: just 2.5 hours per week of any kind could help you live longer

Walking to work and cleaning your house both qualify.<p>With the explosion of boutique gyms and spin classes and ultramarathons, it can feel like exercise should be both expensive and extreme. But researchers are finding that it really doesn’t seem to matter what kind of physical activity you do to …

Public Health

The Seven Major Chakras

Study of the Chakras<p>The word chakra is derived from the Sanskrit word meaning wheel. If we were able to see the chakras as many(psychics, in fact, …

New research confirms exercise during pregnancy can be both safe, beneficial

A new Spanish study is encouraging women to exercise during pregnancy, after finding that working out can have clear advantages for both mother and …

Daily Deal: Make Your Workouts Even Harder With Weighted Vests

It's an easy way to get more out of your time in the gym<p>If you're looking to build the perfect home gym, plan on shelling out for an adjustable bench, weight rack, and kettlebells. And you can now get all those things at a steep discount with Amazon’s 30% off deal on strength training …

Workouts

What’s the Deal With Vibrating Fitness Equipment, and Does It Really Work?

One of the latest fitness trends may shake up your routine—literally. Fitness companies are now incorporating vibration technology into their …

8 things a personal trainer wants you to know about HIIT training

From how many calories it burns to the potential downsides.<p><i>Emma Frain, head of fitness at Protein World</i><i>, shares the eight things a personal trainer wants you to know about HIIT training.</i><p>High intensity interval training, also known as HIIT, has become incredibly popular in the fitness world. A HIIT …

How to build muscle

How to build muscle<p>The strength of your muscles is directly proportional to how strong you are. Then there’s also the matter of being able to flaunt …