Losing weight is always the talk of every coming season. You’ve probably heard someone say “I need to lose weight fast!” every now and then. The idea of a quick and easy weight loss journey seems like the dream and some of the trending weight loss tips and tricks sounds a bit dubious. Here, we […]
Herbs have been used by ancient civilizations for centuries, as an effective way to not only combat diseases, but also as an effective way of improving health and fitness significantly. Our modern cultural practices do not generally include herbs and herbal teas with most meals, leading to our dismissal of them overall. But modern studies […]
When talking about various medical and health concerns, the first few thoughts in your mind might be examples like heart problems, diabetes, cancer, or other illnesses related to that. But are you aware that being overweight and obese are just as concerning?
The new buzz-word in the wellness community is plant-based, and for good reason. With the influx of fast-food options that can arrive at your door in no time, many millennials are aiming to find healthier alternatives to better nutrition. According to a recent study published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, following the standard […]
So you want to lose weight? But there’s a big problem: You love food. I can’t blame you, I love food too. That feeling I get from taking my first bite of pizza after a long tiring day is just euphoric. Maybe for you it’s chicken wings, chocolate, pasta, whatever it is, we all have […]
Do you want to lose weight but you feel like it’s just way too hard? You have to give up your favorite foods because they’re too fattening. Someone offers you a slice of pizza and you say “No, thanks! I’m on a diet” and then you watch them eat it when they’re not looking as […]
When talking about calcium, do you automatically think about bones? You are not wrong. In fact, about 99% of the calcium in your body is stored in your teeth and bones. Calcium is one of the most important minerals that your body needs, especially your bones! But aside from this, calcium does a lot more, […]
Mindfulness and wellness are some of the buzz words today. Over the past years, it has become popular ways to deal with stressful lifestyles and mental health concerns. One browse through the web, and you will see yoga teachers and wellness experts talking about the wonders of mindfulness—how it has helped them and why you […]
Deadlifts are considered to be the king of all exercises. Now that royalty is involved, it’s only fair that we learn the correct techniques to perform this much loved gym exercise. What makes the deadlift stand out is that it puts to test every claim you’ve made about your power-lifting abilities in the gym.
Not only is the new 4th gen Samsung Galaxy Watch moved from home grown Tizen OS to Google Wear OS 3, it also received a boost in the health and fitness tracking department. Start with the body composition sensor, then track your fitness progress, heart rate, blood pressure and sleep with this latest wearable from […]
Lacking the visible gains and beginner-friendly technique of the go-to barbell squats and deadlifts, the Cossack squat is an often overlooked exercise in the fitness world. However, the benefits it can provide convinced me that everyone should be incorporating the Cossack squat into their workout program.
Characterized by burning legs and increased muscular activation, there’s no doubt that squats are the kings of leg workouts. Squats tend to come in a variety of styles and types which can make it difficult to know which the best type is to add to your workout program. We explore four different types of squats, the […]
The Garmin Fenix 6 is the latest in the holy grail of Garmin Outdoor fitness watches. The Fenix series for Garmin has and, with this new iteration, continues to be the gold standard for their line of multisport fitness watches. This watch is excellent for those who love metrics, outdoor activities, triathletes, cyclists, runners, and […]
It’s that time of year, the sun is back, leaves are blooming, and it’s finally warm out again! It’s time to put away your windbreakers and sweats and break out your heat gear! If you’re searching for an upgrade to your old tattered workout clothes, this is the article for you! We’ve collected our top […]
Physically demanding, heart pumping, and leg-burning, HIIT is all the rage in the fitness realm at the moment. In a world where many feel they don’t have enough spare time to dedicate to exercising, HIIT offers a time-efficient way of burning calories and shedding fat.
If you suffer from depression, be it mild, severe, or anywhere in between, the last thing you will feel like doing is moving your body. However, exercise may be able to play a key role in alleviating and managing your symptoms helping boost your mood and provide you with a necessary distraction from negative thoughts.
We have all been there before. We’re getting ready to work out, and rather than warm up, we choose to jump right into our workout. While this may save about 5-10 minutes, choosing to skip a proper warm up increases the potential to have lasting negative impacts on your fitness goals.
Whether you are an avid cyclist, training for a race, or just want to pick up cycling and feel safer in the comfort of your own home, an indoor bike trainer is a valuable piece of equipment. In-door cycling has exploded in popularity, leaving many riders wondering what option to get?
The pandemic has created an unprecedented surge among consumers in building their at-home gyms. It has also created the current rise of virtual trainers and home online fitness subscriptions. With these two areas continuing to grow, we don’t see the demand for home gyms dying down anytime soon. So, the question is, how can we […]
Healthy weight loss is something that we hold near and dear to our hearts. A quick google search will provide hundreds of weight-loss programs and fad diets that promise a cookie-cutter outline of the fastest way to lose weight. Most of these diets and tips fail to disclose that they are not necessarily the healthiest […]