fad diets

The 5 Signs of a Fad Diet

A fad diets is any diet plan or aid that aims to reduce one's weight, usually in an unrealistically short time. Fad diets attract susceptible people who suffer with weight  problems. They desperately seek shortcuts to achieving a shapely physique. A common problem with fad diets is that the fat-reducing...

To Drink or Not To Drink – Alcohol And Exercise

It’s Friday afternoon and you’re leaving work. You may be thinking about going out. You might have a few drinks with friends, just to relax and...

Detox Diet – How to Quickly Recover from Over-Indulging

By Joseph Palumbo | IFBB PRO BODYBUILDER First and foremost: forgive yourself. You tried your best to be virtuous, but you lost your “diet halo”...

Whole Food Machine or Junk Food Queen – You Are What...

Take a look inside your kitchen. What type of foods do you see? In your freezer do you see microwave meals, ice cream and...

Three Ways To Self-Sabotage New Years’ Resolutions

By Dr. Tom Fisher It took me a while to decide which of the three I wanted to list first, and to establish the order...

Alcohol Diet – A Healthy Meal or a Couple of Cocktails?

Skipping meals to save calories for drinking alcohol is becoming distressingly popular… It has become far more familiar, now that we have a name for...

The Hidden Benefits of Collagen

Our bones and muscles are held together by connective tissue. The connective tissues include ligaments (connecting bone to bone), and tendons (connecting bones to...

Well-Being & Life Expectancy – Are You Optimizing Yours?

Lifestyle Habits versus Quick Fixes Mediterranean countries (including France, Italy, Spain, and Greece) and Japan exhibit cultures that date back thousands of years. These cultures...

Can Melatonin Protect Your Brain From Aging?

Long-term melatonin administration protects brain mitochondria from aging Melatonin is a hormone your body produces at night, and one of its primary roles is to...

Want a Faster Metabolism? Get More Sleep!

Do you want to increase metabolism? Get more sleep! Sleep Loss Lowers Metabolic Rate Sleep is one of the most neglected aspects of health for most...

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Ketogenic Diet May Reduce Cancer Risks

By Robbie Durand Ketogenic diets have long been used in the strength training world. Bodybuilders, powerlifters, Olympic lifters, and wrestlers have all made use of...

Obesity Warning: The Odds Against Us Are Gaining

By Joe Palumbo, IFBB Pro Warning: what you are about to read is the cold hard truth and not intended for those who live by excuses... There...

Branched Chain Amino Acids: BCAAs Effect on Your Health & Physique

Branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) are an essential nutrient in our body that consists of the chain of chemicals obtained from protein. We have...

Aerobic vs Anaerobic Exercise: It Comes Down to Oxygen

By Megan Johnson McCullough When exercise takes place, we move our bodies with the intention of bettering our health. There are many different ways to...

Injuries… You Need to Know How to Avoid Them!

Through my 20+ years of training, I have had my share of injuries. With trial, error and experience, I have learned how to adapt...