Most runners are skilled at sucking hydration packs dry during long runs and carbo-loading before races. But fueling your runs shouldn’t end there. “The more you run, the more attention you need to pay to your nutrition status, including any gaps that might exist in your vitamin and mineral intake,” says Albert Matheny, RD, a certified […]
The latest trend in pumpkin spice is pumpkin protein powder. Pumpkin spice-infused protein powder can be an awesome way to get your pumpkin fix while muscling up, squashing hunger and hitting your fitness goals, says New York City-based nutritionist Jessica Cording, RD, CDN. However, she also points out that if you aren’t careful, they can also be a […]
There was a day, not long ago, when we didn’t dare exercise without stretching first. However, a recent review published in The Strength and Conditioning Journal shows post-workout stretching may not be beneficial at aiding in recovery at all — and may actually impede recovery. Read on at MyFitnessPal.com
When it comes to living the longest, and the healthiest, the Japanese are Number 1 — quite literally. Children born in Japan today enjoy the best life expectancy of any country in the world: 84 years, according to the World Health Organization. America does not even come close. Here’s a look at the best-kept secrets […]
Walking can be a great way to improve your health and lose weight. Unfortunately, for many weight-loss warriors, walking doesn’t always move the needle on the scale. At least not like they were hoping it would. Read the article at MyFitnessPal.com
Stay active, boost your heart health. It’s a simple enough directive, but contrary to what you might think, the connection comes down to way more than maintaining a healthy weight.
The promise of fasted cardio is so attractive. On the surface, it also makes sense: Head into your sweat session first thing in the morning before breakfast, and, since there’s no food in your system for your body to use as fuel, your body will burn the fat you’ve stored for energy instead. But that […]
When you’re exercising for weight loss, what you’re really doing is exercising for fat loss. Seems pretty simple, right?