Protein supplements are popular among casual exercisers, serious bodybuilders, dieters and even non-exercisers for many reasons. Most people know that protein is an essential nutrient for overall health that helps promote fullness and also plays... Read more
Sometimes, it’s all you can do to squeeze a workout during your lunch hour or before the evening PTA meeting. In an ideal world, you’d also have time to shower, fix your hair, and dress to impress. But in the real world, you don't alw... Read more
Getting your recommended daily allowance of fruits (1/2 to 2 cups) and vegetables (2-1/2 to 3 cups) is no small feat—especially when you don't have a lot of extra time to prep and cook all that produce. That's one reason why smoothies h... Read more
It may sound strange for us to provide tips to boost calories when many members are trying to cut back. But some people have difficulty meeting even the minimum calories in their recommended ranges, whether because of lack of hunger, loss of appetite... Read more
Your diet may be the missing link in your training plan. Here are some common nutrition mistakes that many athletes and exercise enthusiasts make that can negatively affect performance. (Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered with the solutio... Read more
From all the research done I can see that not all protein powders are created equal. With that in mind - what powder do you use? And how did you pick it?
I've read a number of the articles on here and from other health food and healthy living pr... Read more
Since I started working out, I have been drinking a little over a gallon of water a day. Not because I feel like I have to, but because I'm legitimately thirsty throughout the day. Someone mentioned that I'm probably losing electrolytes and vitamin B... Read more
I drink water and I trck it by my water bottle is 16oz, and I fill it 4 times a day so that works out to 8 glasses of water a day. No I don't stress if I miss a glass or two I just say okay tomorrow is another day.... Read more
Keep the body cool & at proper temperature.Orally re-hydrate your body, it is an all natural isotonic beverage.Carry nutrients & oxygen to cells.Naturally replenish your body’s fluids after exercising.Raise your metabolism.Promote weight loss.Boost... Read more
A Consumer Reports review in the July issue highlights their recent laboratory findings regarding protein drinks. They tested fifteen drinks using an outside laboratory and discovered some disturbing results. Since we previously provided a review of... Read more
I just finished the October issue of Fitness, which had a great article on Alternative Energy: Do Energy Gels and Supplements Really Work? It's a question we get on the Message Boards all the time. And while I'm not the one to ask about nutrition (I'... Read more
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