If you're struggling to make sense of the tens of thousands of health, fitness and muscle-building videos on YouTube, bodybuilder Joe Delaney is here to cut through the noise. In a recent video, Delaney shared five tips — his "golden rules" — to help you gain muscle with minimal faff.
If you're middle-aged and have been slowly but steadily putting on weight for years, you've probably attributed it to an age-related decrease in metabolism.
Many people don’t think about integrating folate or folic acid into their diet until they’re trying to get pregnant, which is an unfortunate oversight.
Nearly three years ago, I decided to work on my relationship with food. I vowed to stop overeating, and I wanted to lose fat. At the same time, I wanted to hold on to the muscle I'd built through 18 months of weight lifting — or even increase my gains.
What you drink can make just as much of an impact on weight as what you eat. And certain beverages may even boost your metabolism so you can burn calories more efficiently.
"As a longevity researcher, I’ve spent the bulk of my career gathering insights from world-leading health experts, doctors, scientists and nutritionists from all over the world."
Carbs and fat give your muscles the fuel they need to keep your motor running. Protein helps keep that engine in good working order by repairing and strengthening those quads, calves, and hamstrings after all the wear and tear you put them through. Protein also does more than make your muscles.
Scientists are only just discovering the enormous impact of our gut health – and how it could hold the key to everything from tackling obesity to overcoming anxiety and boosting immunity.
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We all know that lifting weights can build up our muscles. But by changing the inner workings of cells, weight training may also shrink fat, according to an enlightening new study of the molecular underpinnings of resistance exercise.
Lisa Drayer is a nutritionist, author and CNN health and nutrition contributor. Let me guess: You're eating clean, enjoying lots of fruits and vegetables, cutting out meat and are much more plant-based. You've also banned bread, cookies and cake from the house.
Are you up for a 30-day challenge? Join us on the START Today Facebook group for daily tips and motivation, to connect with others following the plan, and to get real-time advice from trainer Stephanie Mansour! Despite how important stretching is for your health, it’s often something we overlook.
“Anxiety can shift from something we try to avoid and get rid of to something that is both informative and beneficial.”
The advice that we take 10,000 steps a day is more a marketing accident than based on science. Taking far fewer may have notable benefits.
Joan Macdonald faced growing health problems before she began lifting weights, shattering preconceptions about what’s possible in your eighth decade.
Insider reporter Rachel Hosie says she cut her body fat from 30% to 17% by eating a high-protein diet comprised of chicken, turkey, and Greek yogurt. Nearly three years ago, I decided to work on my relationship with food. I vowed to stop overeating, and I…
Although some people are starting to test the waters of public life again, planning vacations and socializing more, others may still have lingering signs of what psychologists call languishing.
If you had to pick the better runner — a sprinter or a marathoner — the answer would depend on the type of race. In a 200-meter race, the sprinter will have an edge over the marathoner, but if it calls for, say, 18 miles, the marathoner will outrun the sprinter.