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We are what we eat, and what most of us wish to be more than anything is healthy. Our diets are our best sources of the vitamins and nutrients our bodies have deemed essential for its function. However, eating right doesn't always lend itself easily to our busy schedules -- which is where multivitamins come in. When choosing whether to…

Good posture when sitting and walking not only says a lot about your image, but it can also help determine the health of your back. Bad habits like slouching, everyday lifestyle activities like sitting at a desk or carrying a heavy bag, poor nutrition, and changes in weight can all lead to bad posture over time. Not only can poor…

If you want to take your fitness routine to new heights and get fast weight loss results , it's all about quality over quantity. High intensity interval training (also called high intensity intermittent exercise or sprint interval training) — alternating brief bouts of intense cardiovascular work with short rest breaks — is nothing new for professional athletes, but fitness fanatics at large…

If standing in front of an open refrigerator while munching on a bag of chips & debating a second helping sounds familiar, you may be sabotaging your goals with a serious case of nighttime noshing.  Although night-time eating gets the better of us all at some point, making this a regular habit can wreak havoc on your digestion, sleep, and…

Because they are rich in flavanones and phenolic acids, lemons (and other citrus fruits) have been studied for their anti-tumor and anti-inflammatory properties as well as the inhibition of blood clots, according to Dr. Okezie Aruoma, Professor of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences at the American University of Health Sciences. In addition, Dr. Jinhee Kim and associates at the Department of…

Who needs a gym? Your next fitness class is just a click away.  It’s dreary outside and your TV shows are begging for a massive marathon. You know you should go to the gym, but that couch is looking pretty comfortable. So stay home and exercise. But instead of watching TV, check out your computer. Gyms and other exercise programs…

Whether you’re going somewhere exotic for spring break or staying closer to home, we all know that as the temperature climbs, the bikinis and swim trunks come out. While this is something many of us look forward to, it can also be a daunting time if you don’t feel like you’ve obtained your ideal beach body just yet. If you're…

How much is too much? This is a question that – as an athlete, runner, player, jumper, lifter, thrower – if you haven’t asked yourself, you’re probably not trying hard enough. An intriguing paradox: the goal is to get as close to bodily failure as possible, but go too far and you’re toast. The consequences of overtraining can be disastrous,…

“Finding the right shoe can absolutely change everything.” Eric Heyl knows shoes. Running shoes to be exact. Heyl’s employer, The Lincoln Running Company, builds business on industry knowledge, filling their store with running freaks and mild participants alike. “Arch analysis, pronation or supination, foot width — so many things tremendously change the shoe you should run in.” So we asked…

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