The winter blahs - or, to be technical, "seasonal sadness" - are real. Many people (me included) feel especially tired, sluggish, and more moody this time of the year.
Here are the top three fitness fails to avoid during your next gut-busting routine.
Yes, you made it through Thanksgiving but you still have three more weeks filled with cookies and desserts at office parties, holiday happy hours and family gatherings.
Are you functionally fit? Not only does functional training help your body execute simple repetitive movements more efficiently, but it can also dramatically reduce your risk of injury.
The hip flexor muscles contract and shorten whenever we sit, or ride a bike, or even walk up a flight of stairs, and they are opened by extension of the hips.
Nutrition plays a meaningful role in how tissue repairs and rebuilds, as well as how the body fights off infection and regains energy.
Muscles and joints require a solid stretching program in order to reach their full range of motion and to avoid injuries from muscular imbalances.
How to get rid of that turkey bloat
This holiday season, consider whether you're really treating yourself with high-sugar, processed foods. Especially if you are among the many Americans with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, adopting a plant-based diet could be the best gift you give yourself.
While food-filled festivities and celebratory sips make it challenging to avoid bulking up, maintaining your pre-feast physique isn't impossible.
On vacation, you may not be able to do exactly what you do at home, but mixing up your routine is good - and often invigorating.
Not all olive oils are created equal. Here are three important aspects to consider when purchasing olive oil to ensure the best possible quality is purchased.
Yes, breakfast matters, and new research associates it with a lower risk of heart disease. But don't fall for the sugar-laden cereals and yogurts marketed as healthy choices.