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Is Protein Powder Good for You?

There’s whey protein, soy protein, pea protein, and more. Do these protein powders legitimately help with weight loss and muscle building? How necessary is it for people to incorporate these powders into their diet? Are they safe? What are the benefits of protein powder? Protein powder obviously contains protein, which is something everyone needs. However, …

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Fall and Winter Training Plan for Cyclists Over 50

Fall and Winter Training Plan for Cyclists Over 50

One of my least favorite weekends of the year is when clocks tumble backwards. The beginning of fall training for me is a sign I can no longer deny summer is over and winter is coming. As a 58-year-old cyclist, here’s how I change my training for the fall and what I recommend you should …

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Best and Worst Workouts according to Science

1/16 Go for It: Pilates It’s a low-impact workout that focuses on your core — your hips, back, and abs. It uses your own body as resistance and taps into the mind-body connection. Pilates builds strength, makes you more flexible, and helps your joints move the way they should. 2/16 Use Caution: CrossFit This exercise …

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The Dangers of HIIT, Hot Yoga, Circuit Training and CrossFit

Keeping with the “new year, new me” mentality, resolution makers are always looking for ways to reboot their workouts with 2017’s top fitness trends. However, jumping straight into a HIIT workout or CrossFit class without knowing what you’re getting yourself into can create a recipe for overtraining or injury that can stop any resolution in …

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