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Life at the Office with a Lifespan TR1200-DT5 Treadmill Desk: A Review

Image: LIfespan FitnessThe office fitness trend is not likely to die down anytime soon. As more and more people become dependent on their computers to work, more and more workers will have to face the unpleasant consequences of sitting in front of the computer all day long. First, there were standing desks. And while standing desks […]

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Could Mulberry Extract Be the Elusive Holy Grail of Obesity Cures?

Image: Eric | Flickr The secret to safely and naturally curing obesity may just be found in the fruits and leaves of a tree native to central Asia but commonly planted in Northeastern United States. As obesity spreads its fingers far and wide, scientists scramble to find an easy solution that can promote weight loss and […]

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Struggling with Your Diet? Your Brain is Your Best Weapon

When it comes to saying no to a crème-filled donut and staying on your diet, your best bet may be having a good amount of white matter in your brain. A team of researchers has discovered that the structure of your brain may be the key to succeeding with your diet. The researchers say that ample […]

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Skipping Breakfast Might Be Good for You After All

Image: Tella Chen | Flickr The most important meal of the day may not be the most important meal of the day after all. That’s according to a new small study that explores the effect of eating breakfast on your appetite. Researchers from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania looked into how eating or not eating […]

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Are You Addicted to Exercise? 7 Ways to Spot Exercise Addiction

When people say too much of a good thing is bad for you, you’re probably not thinking about exercise. After all, how can going out for a morning run or hitting the gym every day not be good for you? In a world where we’re constantly bombarded by #fitspiration messages, it feels like getting more exercise […]

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201 High-Protein Snacks Anyone Can Make Right Now

When you hear your stomach grumble in the middle of the afternoon, you know it’s time for a snack. But don’t just grab any snack. You’ll simply feel your stomach gurgle in hunger again two hours too early for dinner. Instead of going for a Tootsie Roll or a glass of sugar-laden fruit drink that came […]

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The Weight Loss Secret the USDA Doesn’t Want You to Know

The FDA recommends that you eat 0.36 grams of protein for each pound of your body weight. On a 2,000-calorie diet, this translates to an average of 60 grams of daily protein intake for the average American man and 50 grams for the American woman. If you’re hoping to just get by on a so-so life, […]

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Ergometer 101: What in the World is an Erg Rower?

An ergometer is nothing else but a fancy term for the indoor rower.

If you’ve heard people at the gym talking about getting on the erg for their workouts, they’re doing nothing more than getting on the rowing machine. And unless you’ve been living under the Uluru Rock, you know rowers – or ergs, as other people like to call them – are turning out to be a valuable piece of equipment in any commercial or home gym.

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Science Shows Positive Thinking Makes Your Workout More Effective

Let’s be real. Positive thinking is cheesy. Positive thinking is a hackneyed, old movement that is far past its prime. But according to science, positive thinking is important if you want to get greater benefits from your workout. Nope, we’re not making up this stuff. Researchers from the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg in Germany found […]

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The Most Powerful Way to Motivate Yourself (You’ll Be Surprised What It Is)

Funnily enough, Instagram has become the go-to corner of the Web for people looking for a little motivation to exercise. Unless you’re living under a rock, you know what we’re talking about – those filtered post-workout selfies of people guzzling down their protein shakes or pictures of ultra-flexible women twisting themselves into the Destroyer of […]

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