Diet Food is Bad for You

When you first get on a diet, especially one that is calorie restricted, you’ll find that you are pretty limited when it comes to food choices. For many, it’s simply easier to take advantage of prepackaged meals. While these are expensive, there is a lot to be said...

3 Day Split for Pump & Definition

Checkout a new workout by our good friend Rob.  By dropping his workouts from 4 to 3 days a week, and increasing intensity, he’s greatly increased his definition and pump. Hit the jump for more… This winter I’ve tried actually cutting my days at the...

Sugar substitutes and the potential danger of Splenda

WomentoWomen.com wrote a great article on the dangers of Splenda, as the new sugar substitute on the block. Checkout the article after the jump. Few of us are really aware of how many new Splenda® products there are in the supermarkets. We’ve been told that this...

P90X2 Shoulders and Arms Review

I just completed the P90X2 Shoulders and Arms workout.  Man, what a workout!  My arms feel shredded, and I can already tell my shoulders are going to be sore in the morning.  This work is much more effective than the original P90X Shoulders & Arms workout. In the...

The Diet Solution Program

Have you been looking for a magical way to lose weight?  Do you keep trying some lose weight quickly diet pill?  Guess what, there are no shortcuts to losing weight.  Weight-loss takes time, energy and determination to be done correctly.  A ready submitted a story to...

Top 10 Most Common Fitness Myths

Forbes did a great article on the Top 10 Most Common Fitness Myths this month.  Checkout the article, and see if you have fallen for some of these falsehoods. Every January seems the same. Suddenly the once barren streets are full of joggers. Grocery store carts are...

Chest+Back+Balance Review

I’ve finished the FOUNDATION phase of P90X2, and moved into the STRENGTH phase.  After three weeks, I’m still blown away by the Chest+Back+Balance workout.  I thought I was in shape by having done Insanity prior to starting P90X2, however I was sadly...

Self Confidence at the Gym?

Have you ever gone to the gym, only to get there, take a look around, then a quick look in the mirror, and depart the premises faster than you came in? With 2011 behind us, many people’s new year’s resolutions are to get in shape, drop some weight,  and...

15 Minutes to Big Muscle Gains

Men’s Health did a great piece on working out when when you only have limited time to spare.  Their program utilizes resistance training to boost your resting calorie burn for up to 72 hours after your workout has finished. I’ve tried this workout over the...

P90X2 Review In Progress

P90X2 is here!!!  I am currently in week 4 of the P90X2 Foundation stage.  So far, all I can say is WOW is this a hard workout.  I purchased the P90X2 Ultimate Kit, to ensure I would get all of the equipment.  In addition, after noticing some of the workouts required...

Weight Watchers Dieters Average Loss 15lbs per Year

Overweight and obese adults who followed the Weight Watchers program lost more than twice as much weight as those who received weight-loss advice from a doctor or nurse, according to a new yearlong study funded by the company. The study, which was published Wednesday...

7 Simple Ways to Eat Less

Here’s a fantastic article by Julie Stewart on how to eat less and smaller portions when at home, or out with your friends. I’ve actually heard a few of these ideas before, but this is a great list to help keep up with your New Year’s Resolution! (at...

The 51 Fastest Fat Burners

(Health.com) — Erase extra flab with these super-effective tricks. IN THE GYM 1. Catch the running bug. You’ll continue to burn fat after your jog: People who run for at least four hours a week melt more calories than non-runners, even when they’re...

Why Eating a Lot Feels So Good

CNN did a great piece on why overeating, and cramming out mouths with food on holidays makes us feel to happy. On Thanksgiving, many of us will eat way more than normal and then waddle away contented, with a turkey and sweet potato buzz. Having a belly stuffed with...

Coffee Drinking May Reduce Risk of Skin Cancer

By Rachael Rettner MyHealthNewsDaily Drinking copious amounts of coffee may reduce the risk of the most common type of skin cancer, a new study finds. Women in the study who drank more than three cups of coffee a day were 20 percent less likely to develop basal cell...