Health & Fitness

5 Reasons to Start Working Out at Work

Posted on Wednesday 3rd of October 2018 at 10:14 AM


5 Reasons to Start Working Out at Work

You know you should exercise. What you might not know is that you need to this at work, or – even better -- during work.

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9 other ways to measure health, besides weight

Posted on Tuesday 25th of September 2018 at 11:29 AM


9 other ways to measure health, besides weight

People count everything from calories to steps. But there is one measurement that's constantly counted, addressed, and criticized when it comes to health — a person's weight.

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OMFG: Science Says A Glass Of Red Wine May Be Equivalent To An Hour At The Gym

Posted on Friday 7th of September 2018 at 11:47 AM


OMFG: Science Says A Glass Of Red Wine May Be Equivalent To An Hour At The Gym

Have our prayers been answered? Have those glasses of wine I consumed post-workout last night been rationalized? Is it too good to be true?

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Pizza Is a Healthier Breakfast Than Cereal, According to a Nutritionist

Posted on Thursday 30th of August 2018 at 02:26 PM


Pizza Is a Healthier Breakfast Than Cereal, According to a Nutritionist

If you love starting your morning with a bowl of Raisin Bran or another healthy-sounding cereal, we have some bad news: The majority of cereals are packed with sugar and really aren't the best way to kickstart your day.

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Exercise may be the best protection against aging that we have, according to new research

Posted on Wednesday 15th of August 2018 at 12:07 PM


Exercise may be the best protection against aging that we have, according to new research

- There's even more evidence that two forms of exercise — cardio and strength training — can help protect you against some of the wear and tear of aging. -A new study in the Journal of the American Heart Association suggests that older folks who clock in more movement see better levels of key blood biomarkers related to heart health. -The study emphasizes that regular physical activity at any level may be more beneficial than the occasional high-intensity workout.

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You don't need to spend hours at the gym to boost your body and brain

Posted on Wednesday 25th of July 2018 at 03:03 PM


You don't need to spend hours at the gym to boost your body and brain

- Cardio could be the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have, but doing it shouldn't take a whole day. - Instead, the available evidence suggests there's an ideal window for exercises like cycling, swimming, or brisk walking— and it's under an hour. - All of these moves raise your heart rate and get you moving and sweating in a way that appears to benefit our moods and muscles more than other workouts focused solely on weight-lifting or stretching.

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Trainers share 13 fitness myths everyone should stop believing

Posted on Wednesday 18th of July 2018 at 04:19 PM


Trainers share 13 fitness myths everyone should stop believing

- If you're dedicating time to working out, then it is important to separate what's true from what's false about exercising. - You don't need to cut a huge amount of calories if you're trying to lose weight. - Drinking or eating a specific item doesn't guarantee that you're going to have a perfect figure.

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4 Reasons To Avoid The Scale

Posted on Tuesday 12th of June 2018 at 09:20 AM


4 Reasons To Avoid The Scale

Are the scales your friend or your enemy?

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Weight loss linked to healthy eating not genetics, study finds

Posted on Tuesday 5th of June 2018 at 11:01 AM


Weight loss linked to healthy eating not genetics, study finds

In unsurprising news, study confirms that healthy eating is healthy.

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15 Healthy Food Lies We’ve Been Told Our Whole Lives

Posted on Thursday 31st of May 2018 at 11:40 AM


15 Healthy Food Lies We’ve Been Told Our Whole Lives

Just drink more water, pretzels are better than bread, and yogurt is inherently good for you. Right? Wrong!

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5 Everyday Strategies to Make Your Brain Stronger (One of Them Involves Eating)

Posted on Tuesday 29th of May 2018 at 11:50 AM


5 Everyday Strategies to Make Your Brain Stronger (One of Them Involves Eating)

You know how to make your body stronger. But what about your brain?

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Warning Signs That You're Pushing Yourself Too Hard In the Gym

Posted on Thursday 24th of May 2018 at 02:52 PM


Warning Signs That You're Pushing Yourself Too Hard In the Gym

Sometimes, scoring better fitness results requires easing up on your workouts.

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8 Ways To Get Fit Without Joining A Gym

Posted on Tuesday 15th of May 2018 at 04:59 PM


8 Ways To Get Fit Without Joining A Gym

No membership? No problem.

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Flowin: High Intensity, Low Impact Friction Training for Runners

Posted on Thursday 3rd of May 2018 at 09:13 PM


Flowin: High Intensity, Low Impact Friction Training for Runners

Trail & Kale's Alastair Dixon reviews the Flowin Pro Science Friction Board

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5 ways to lose weight when exercise isn't working

Posted on Wednesday 2nd of May 2018 at 05:27 PM


5 ways to lose weight when exercise isn't working

Sometimes exercise alone doesn't cut it.

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9 signs you're in good shape — even if you think you aren’t

Posted on Thursday 26th of April 2018 at 10:31 AM


9 signs you're in good shape — even if you think you aren’t

You don't have to be body builder to be in good shape.

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Drinking Champagne Every Day Could Help Prevent Dementia and Alzheimer's

Posted on Friday 13th of April 2018 at 11:03 AM


Drinking Champagne Every Day Could Help Prevent Dementia and Alzheimer's

Three glasses a day keeps the doctor away.

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10 Ways to Turn Yourself into a Morning Workout Person

Posted on Wednesday 11th of April 2018 at 10:48 AM


10 Ways to Turn Yourself into a Morning Workout Person

The morning exercise tips you need to know.

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Pasta helps weight loss, new study finds

Posted on Thursday 5th of April 2018 at 10:24 AM


Pasta helps weight loss, new study finds

Pasta, unlike other refined carbohydrates, does not cause blood sugar level spikes, a study of nearly 2,500 people found.

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Where does fat go when you lose weight?

Posted on Tuesday 27th of March 2018 at 03:43 PM


Where does fat go when you lose weight?

If it isn't turned to energy or muscles and doesn't go into the toilet, where does fat go?

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Start Your New Years Resolutions in April, Not January

Posted on Tuesday 20th of March 2018 at 03:49 PM


Start Your New Years Resolutions in April, Not January

Why starting your New Years Resolutions in April may be a good idea

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A Midday Nap Could Reduce Your Blood Pressure

Posted on Tuesday 13th of March 2018 at 03:38 PM


A Midday Nap Could Reduce Your Blood Pressure

Here's some news that nap enthusiasts definitely won't get tired of. It turns out that a daily snooze is associated with reduced blood pressure and, even more significantly, may decrease the risk of a heart attack or other cardiovascular events.

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This Is What Sugar Does To Your Brain

Posted on Friday 9th of March 2018 at 03:39 PM


This Is What Sugar Does To Your Brain

We know that too much sugar is bad for our waistlines and our heart health, but now there's mounting evidence that high levels of sugar consumption can also have a negative effect on brain health -- from cognitive function to psychological wellbeing.

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Weight loss linked to healthy eating not genetics, study finds

Posted on Friday 2nd of March 2018 at 09:15 AM


Weight loss linked to healthy eating not genetics, study finds

Participants who ate the most vegetables and consumed the fewest processed foods, sugary drinks and unhealthy fats shed the most kilograms

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The 3 biggest health and fitness lies people believe on social media

Posted on Wednesday 21st of February 2018 at 10:37 AM


The 3 biggest health and fitness lies people believe on social media

Trainer Anna Victoria knows all about the ins and outs of what social media gets wrong about health and weight loss.

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Cardio is the least efficient form of exercise — here's why

Posted on Friday 16th of February 2018 at 09:02 AM


Cardio is the least efficient form of exercise — here's why

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Five amazing health benefits of dark chocolate you didn't know about

Posted on Tuesday 13th of February 2018 at 11:35 AM


Five amazing health benefits of dark chocolate you didn't know about

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How often you need to work out to offset the effects of sitting all day

Posted on Thursday 8th of February 2018 at 12:19 PM


How often you need to work out to offset the effects of sitting all day

Doctors say they've figured out how often you need to work out to offset the effects of sitting all day

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How to get up early and go to the gym

Posted on Tuesday 6th of February 2018 at 08:56 AM


How to get up early and go to the gym

February is here and some of us might need a little extra motivation. Here are 8 ways to trick your body into getting up early and going to the gym.

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3 Reasons Why You Should Always Eat After Your Workout

Posted on Friday 2nd of February 2018 at 01:50 PM


3 Reasons Why You Should Always Eat After Your Workout

We all know it's a good idea to grab a snack after you hit the gym—but what, exactly, happens to your body if you don't?

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Just one workout may provide your heart with immediate protection, says new review

Posted on Tuesday 30th of January 2018 at 02:33 PM


Just one workout may provide your heart with immediate protection, says new review

Whether you're a fitness newbie or a seasoned gym-goer, finishing a good workout makes you feel virtuous. Alongside this feel-good factor, new research shows a single workout may immediately protect the heart against cardiovascular disease.

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5 Signs You’re Getting Fitter—Even If the Scale Hasn't Budged

Posted on Tuesday 23rd of January 2018 at 04:49 PM


5 Signs You’re Getting Fitter—Even If the Scale Hasn't Budged

It's possible to shape up without actually dropping weight.

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How to Stop Fat-Shaming Yourself

Posted on Thursday 18th of January 2018 at 01:38 PM


How to Stop Fat-Shaming Yourself

It’s time to take real action toward loving the skin you’re in.

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Blue Monday: 7 ways to boost your mood in less than 5 minutes

Posted on Monday 15th of January 2018 at 04:23 PM


Blue Monday: 7 ways to boost your mood in less than 5 minutes

Today is Blue Monday - allegedly the most depressing day of the year. Here are 7 ways to boost your mood.

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Pre And Post Workout Nutrition: What Is It And What Do You Need?

Posted on Thursday 11th of January 2018 at 01:00 PM


Pre And Post Workout Nutrition: What Is It And What Do You Need?

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Women are Better Athletes Than Men, Study About Gender Fitness Says

Posted on Monday 8th of January 2018 at 07:11 PM


Women are Better Athletes Than Men, Study About Gender Fitness Says

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Avoid The Winter Workout Rut

Posted on Wednesday 3rd of January 2018 at 05:49 PM


Avoid The Winter Workout Rut

Even the biggest fitness fanatics among us struggle to get out of bed during the dark, cold winters. Follow these six tips to beat your winter workout rut and get back to feeling and looking yourself again.

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The Only New Year's Resolution That's Worth Your Time, According to a Trainer

Posted on Wednesday 27th of December 2017 at 10:33 AM


The Only New Year's Resolution That's Worth Your Time, According to a Trainer

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The Top 10 Workout Songs For December 2017

Posted on Friday 22nd of December 2017 at 12:04 PM


The Top 10 Workout Songs For December 2017

Finding the right workout music is important. Check out this list of the Top 10 workout songs for December!

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How to Finally Start Working Out (Even If You Hate It)

Posted on Thursday 14th of December 2017 at 05:52 PM


How to Finally Start Working Out (Even If You Hate It)

Hating exercise isn’t the same as being lazy. Exercise motivation is a complicated subject, but if getting off the couch is the hardest part for you, we’ve got you covered. Here’s how to finally start working out, no matter how much you might hate it.

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Future proof your body: 17 things you need to do now to be healthy in later life

Posted on Thursday 7th of December 2017 at 04:19 PM


Future proof your body: 17 things you need to do now to be healthy in later life

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How to look and feel healthier in one week, according to a nutritionist

Posted on Monday 27th of November 2017 at 08:39 AM


How to look and feel healthier in one week, according to a nutritionist

If you're feeling bloated after your Thanksgiving feast or guilty about breaking healthy eating habits, don't fret.

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Can I skip the gym today? 7 times it's totally OK.

Posted on Saturday 11th of November 2017 at 06:04 AM


Can I skip the gym today? 7 times it's totally OK.

7 legitimate reasons you should skip the gym today — and not feel even a little bit guilty about it

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10 Weird Signs You're Not Getting Enough Nutrients

Posted on Tuesday 10th of October 2017 at 11:00 AM


10 Weird Signs You're Not Getting Enough Nutrients

While the effects of some nutrient deficiencies might sneak up on you — the fatigue that gets steadily worse or the muscle cramp that shows up more regularly — some of them can be seen right in the mirror.

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18 'healthy habits' you should give up

Posted on Monday 2nd of October 2017 at 12:42 PM


18 'healthy habits' you should give up

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Some people may actually be 'allergic to exercise' — yes, really

Posted on Wednesday 20th of September 2017 at 10:43 AM


Some people may actually be 'allergic to exercise' — yes, really

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What are the benefits of giving up sugar?

Posted on Friday 15th of September 2017 at 01:22 PM


What are the benefits of giving up sugar?

Health bloggers and clean-eating advocates frequently extol the benefits of quitting sugar - but is it actually desirable?

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Never worked out before? Five easy ways to get in shape

Posted on Thursday 17th of August 2017 at 12:04 PM


Never worked out before? Five easy ways to get in shape

Getting into a healthy routine can be hard. Never worked out before, or struggling to get back into your routine? Here's five easy steps to get you started.

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Drinking Wine Could Actually Help You Lose Weight

Posted on Friday 11th of August 2017 at 05:21 PM


Drinking Wine Could Actually Help You Lose Weight

Aiming to shed a few pounds post summer holiday season? We have some news that might boost your mood.

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11 Fitness Myths That Are Doing More Harm Than Good

Posted on Wednesday 2nd of August 2017 at 10:13 AM


11 Fitness Myths That Are Doing More Harm Than Good

Here's an overview of some of the most enduring workout myths and misconceptions, as well as the real science that can help you meet your fitness goals in a healthy way.

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Top 10 Reasons to Exercise Regularly (Besides Losing Weight)

Posted on Tuesday 13th of June 2017 at 05:53 PM


Top 10 Reasons to Exercise Regularly (Besides Losing Weight)

You've been told a hundred times that exercise is good for you, and it's true—but it's good for a lot more than just losing weight or building muscle. Here are 10 other benefits you'll see from just a little daily exercise.

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Flowin Friction Board & Training System Review

Posted on Saturday 28th of January 2017 at 08:45 PM


Flowin Friction Board & Training System Review

Tomy Ames, owner and operator of Goalie Crease - the largest network of ice hockey goalies on the web - provides an in-depth review of the Flowin Friction Training System.

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8 ways you can EASILY include HIIT exercise in your daily life

Posted on Sunday 15th of January 2017 at 09:33 PM


8 ways you can EASILY include HIIT exercise in your daily life

It's actually easier than you'd think

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No Time to Exercise? 3 Reasons Short Workouts Are Better Than Longer Ones

Posted on Monday 17th of October 2016 at 06:30 PM


No Time to Exercise? 3 Reasons Short Workouts Are Better Than Longer Ones

Life can get pretty busy—so busy that it seems like there simply isn’t enough time to get in a good workout. Whether trying to lose weight, shave minutes off a race time or bulk up at the gym, many people think they need to exercise for an hour or more to gain any real benefit. But sometimes short workouts are more effective than longer ones.

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