How to Strengthen your Lower Back

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Strengthening your core? Don’t forget your lower back — this super simple move can help: References: Video: http://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/video/strengthen-lower-back > Image: http://www.golfchannel.com/video/gca-strengthen-your-lower-back-more-power/ >   Advertisements

Are You Doing Protein Right?

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Try “breakfast for dinner” — scrambled or fried eggs on whole grain toast with avocado or veggies. Photo Credit Dominique Felicity Chapman Overview Fats and carbohydrates have been demonized. But protein? Protein is… Continue reading

12 Reasons to Love the Mediterranean Diet

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12 Reasons to Love the Mediterranean Diet 1/13 1. Surprise! No Calorie Counting You won’t need a calculator for this meal plan. Instead of adding up numbers, you swap out bad fats for… Continue reading

18 Healthy Beers

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If a cold beer is your beverage of choice, you’re not alone. According to a 2012 Gallup poll, 39 percent of Americans prefer drinking beer (thirty-five percent say they prefer wine and 22… Continue reading

21 Sit-Ups you Won’t Totally Hate

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Crunches and sit-ups can be monotonous, and they probably remind you of elementary-school gym class. But they don’t have to be so boring. There are plenty of variations you can incorporate into your… Continue reading

Vitamins and Minerals: Nutrition From A to Z

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Find out which vitamins and minerals your body needs, what they do, and what foods you can eat to get them.. 1/20 Vitamin A One type comes from animal sources of food. It… Continue reading

Tony’s Flu Treatment

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I don’t take antibiotics nor any other medication for the cold or the flu. I very seldom have a cold or the flu. Should I however get a bad sore-throat or feel a… Continue reading

9 Seeds You Should Be Eating

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1/10 Chia Seeds Chia has come a long way since it first sprouted out of funny pottery in TV commercials. Today, these seeds are best known as a super food, and with good… Continue reading

7 Fundamentals of Eating for Muscle Growth

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Jacob Wilson, Ph.D., CSCS states that he wants people to be more educated about what they eat. “It’s a major part of why I became a professor and researcher” he says and then… Continue reading

High-Protein Diet: Benefits and Risks

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Combine speedy weight loss with the satisfaction of feeling full, and it’s easy to understand why high-protein diets are popular. But, WebMD asks, is there a downside? 1/16 Too Good to Be True?… Continue reading

14 Protein-Packed Breakfasts to Power You Through the Morning

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Eating breakfast gives you the energy you need to start your day and adding extra protein will help keep your appetite in check. Research shows that eating a high-protein breakfast has a greater… Continue reading

How Many Days a Week Do You Need to Workout? 

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Time is irrelevant if you’re getting the work done. Here’s what you should consider when planning your gym time. Make it work for you. by SLOANE DAVIS*  A perfect workout is one that… Continue reading