5 Tips to get the most out of your exercise

Always be in FULL control of your movement throughout the entire exercise, using proper form. For example, when you are doing squats, control your muscles on the way down and up instead of letting gravity and momentum take over. This gives you better results and helps prevent injuries. Practice positive visualization of the muscles you’re… Continue Reading

Quit Making These 8 Weight-Loss Mistakes

As I walked past a magazine stand the other day, I couldn’t help but notice the barrage of sensational nutrition-focused headlines that promised weight-loss success. Doesn’t it also seem that everyone – from your news anchor to your hair dresser – has an opinion about how to lose 10 pounds in 10 days, without giving up your favorite… Continue Reading

6 Reasons You Magically Gained Weight Overnight

For anyone trying to lose weight or maintain weight loss, seeing the number on the scale increase even the tiniest bit can be disheartening. Especially when you’re working toward a goal, the last thing you want to see is an unexpected bump in the number after you’ve been diligently following a healthy diet and exercise plan.… Continue Reading

10 Foods That Can Act as a Natural Viagra

In case you’re ever having trouble in the bedroom, or you’re just looking to spice things up, these foods function as an aphrodisiac and replace the need for Viagra – which, hopefully, you won’t have to use for a while. Add these in during dinner, and it’ll make sure that things stay interesting if you… Continue Reading

12 Bad Foods That Are Now Good

Once someone has been seen in a negative light, people will rarely change their opinion—no matter how strong the rebranding effort may be. (Sorry Bieber, your music might be good now, but we don’t know if we can forgive you for that egging incident.) And the reputations of foods are no different. Once something has… Continue Reading

10 Things People Often Misunderstand About Losing Weight

If only figuring out how to lose weight were an open and shut case. But if slimming down happens to be a goal of yours, you may have experienced the struggle of parsing through conflicting weight-loss advice. Should you go high-protein or high-fat? Cut the dairy, or make Greek yogurt a snacking staple? Here, experts explain the truth behind 10 popular… Continue Reading

24 Nutrition Myths-Busted!

“I’m going broke,” my friend Brian told me. “Logging on to my bank account is like watching an ice cube in the Sahara.” I was sorry to hear about his dilemma. What was driving him to financial ruin? What sort of nettlesome money-sapping addiction had my friend in its grasp? “Trying to eat healthy,” he… Continue Reading

No, You Do Not Have to Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day

If there is one health myth that will not die, it is this: You should drink eight glasses of water a day. It’s just not true. There is no science behind it. And yet every summer we are inundated with news media reports warning that dehydration is dangerous and also ubiquitous. These reports work up a fear… Continue Reading

9 Foods That Will Kill Your Sex Drive

Has your sex drive gone M.I.A? What turns us off may very well start with what we’re eating — causing you to suffer from a low sex drive. As we age, the foods that we eat can have an impact on testosterone levels, which ultimately helps determine what’s going on below the belt. To ensure… Continue Reading