Lactic acid has been in the center of many disputes over the years. Often blamed for muscle soreness, new studies show that lactate has barely, if any, detrimental effect on muscles. In this article, we’ll look at some facts and myths about lactate.
You’re probably aware of the hype surrounding MCT oil. From fat-burning to curing Alzheimer’s disease, people swear by its health benefits, and many athletes are opting to include this supplement in their routines. Read More
As far as protein goes, any high-quality complete protein is a great foundation for muscle gain, fat loss, and improved recovery. But combining a couple of different protein sources might help give your body an additional boost.
Despite their bad reputation, weight machines offer many benefits that barbells and dumbbells can miss. While you don’t need to use machines, there’s nothing wrong with including them in your workout.
To breakfast or not to breakfast: as a dietitian, it’s a question I get asked a lot. A new study shows that eating breakfast causes weight gain. Here's what you need to know (and whether breakfast is best for you).
Adult-onset food allergies are rare, but they do exist. However, the allergies are caused by other medical factors, meaning you shouldn’t worry about eating your way to an allergy or sensitivity.Read More
Coffee is considered one of the true “super foods,” as it is linked to many positive health outcomes, such as fighting against cancer, protecting your arteries, improving brain health, and helping exercise performance. Read More
Dr. Abbie Smith-Ryan is considered one of the leaders in sports nutrition and was honored as Nutrition Researcher of the Year by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). These are her tips for living a healthier, more nutritious life.
The supplement industry — one that has estimated global sales of nearly 100 billion — just had its dirtiest secret uncovered (yet again) in the most dramatic of ways. Here's how you can stay protected and safe. Read More
For many people, the hardest part of hitting the next level isn't the search for the perfect workout or diet. It's consistency. Here's how to stay on track with your nutrition and never miss a workout again.Read More
In a world where almost any food is capable of presenting a health concern, there is a new movement that suggests something that seems almost impossible to be true:are compounds found in fruits and vegetables making you sick and fat?