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As far as finding the magic formula for weight loss goes, it can be easy to get swept away in the latest trendy diet or exercise program only to find yourself back at square one again when all is said and done.

That’s because while most people may start out with ample amounts of enthusiasm, many ultimately don’t understand what’s really necessary and what’s not when it comes to achieving real, long-term weight loss results.

From learning how different diets actually work to figuring out what’s really necessary for weight loss, here’s everything you need to know in order to…

The pandemic and subsequent lockdown have caused everybody to stay at home for far longer than anyone anticipated. Whether the time was spent working, watching movies, inventing new baked goods, or maybe just eating them, the quarantine 15 was real and happening to just about everybody.

However, after a few months of general slobbishness, people began to get back into the groove and start working out again. That’s been crucial, not just for keeping in physical shape but keeping mental faculties honed and ready and staving off the creeping depression that the quarantine brought with it. …

If you’re like any one of us, you have done this a hundred times: started a diet, saw no results in a week, and then fell off the wagon.

You’ve bought pills from nutrition stores, maybe even online, and you are convinced they do not work.

I see it all the time in my medical practice. Frustration, anger, and disappointment with the dieting process. It can take weeks to drop 4 pounds, but something as little as a weekend of cheating and it’s right back on.

What you have to understand, is that the key is learning how to start…

When it comes to losing weight, most people are aware of the basics — i.e. you have to reduce your calories, exercise, etc. However, fewer people have a clear understanding of just how important dietary protein is when it comes to achieving healthy weight loss outcomes.

That’s why in this article we’re going over everything you need to know about a high-protein diet, from how protein can aid in the weight loss process, to how to incorporate high-protein, low-calorie meals into your daily diet.

What is Protein?

Protein is one of the 3 calorie-providing macronutrients found in the foods we eat and it…

With many millions of regular users, protein powder is amongst the most popular dietary supplements in the world. However, there are all different kinds of protein powders out there, and deciding which one is right for you can often be a less than straightforward task.

For many people, the choice ultimately comes down to whey protein — the OG of protein supplements — or plant protein, of which there are a number of different types.

But what exactly is the difference between whey vs plant protein and is one kind really better than the other? Well, in order to answer…

In recent years, collagen supplements have continued to explode in popularity here in the U.S., in large part, due to the growing body of evidence that they may benefit your health in multiple ways.

Amongst the many purported health benefits, there has been a considerable amount of attention given to the important role that collagen plays in your joints, with more and more research suggesting that regularly taking a collagen supplement can help to support your overall health and function.

Before we dive too deep into exploring exactly how collagen can benefit your joints, however, let’s first cover in a…

What Are Battle Ropes

Battle ropes are a type of fitness training apparatus created by John Brookfield, a world-record-holding strength and endurance athlete. More specifically, they’re thick, heavy ropes — usually between 1 and 2 inches thick and 30 to 50 feet long — designed to improve strength and conditioning.

In training, the rope is wrapped around an anchor at its midpoint so that 2 evenly lengthed ends can be held in each hand. The ropes are usually waved, slammed, or pulled and there are a seemingly endless amount of different exercises and variations to choose from.

While they first gained popularity amongst professional…

Over the past couple of decades, both probiotics and prebiotics have become incredibly popular here in the U.S. They can now be found in a variety of different food products and dietary supplements due to the growing body of evidence that they may benefit your overall health in multiple ways.

From enhancing the function of your gastrointestinal tract to fighting off the common cold, researchers have identified a number of potential therapeutic applications for pro- and prebiotics.

Before we dive into exploring the benefits though, let’s first take a look at what probiotics and prebiotics actually are and what sets…

Whether you’re a top-tier CrossFitter or just your average everyday hobbyist, you’re probably aware that nutrition plays a big part in your ability not only to perform at your best come training and competition time but also to achieve real, measurable progress towards your goals, whatever they may be.

But what exactly should and shouldn’t you be eating if you want to put yourself in the best possible position to succeed in the world of CrossFit? …

In recent years, pea protein has become an incredibly popular dietary supplement amongst everyone from vegans and vegetarians to your average, everyday gym-goer. This recent uptick in popularity, in turn, has lead many to wonder how it stacks up against the OG of protein supplements — whey.

That’s why in this article, we’re doing an in-depth comparison of pea protein vs whey to give you a clear picture of what it is exactly that sets each type of protein apart. …


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