Fitness

0 Comments
Snacks are the perfect opportunity to refuel on a little extra protein, especially if you need a late-afternoon pick-me-up or a post-workout nibble. Here are 10 easy snack ideas that offer at least five grams of protein — each around 150 calories. Banana with peanut butter mixed with protein powder: 158 calories, 13.6 grams of
0 Comments
Tabata is the ultimate fitness trifecta. It’s fast. It’s fun. It’s effective. We’ve tweaked the standard structure a bit, turning each round of Tabata into a superset. Rather than doing one exercise for four minutes, you alternate between two complementary moves for a total of eight minutes. This modification gives your working muscles a bit
0 Comments
Anytime that mac and cheese craving strikes, we’ll rely on this recipe from Teresa Marie Howes of Eat, Drink and Be Skinny to indulge the healthy way. Mac and Cheese you can be proud to eat. Let’s face it, mac and cheese is one of those comfort foods that is hard to pass up. Unfortunately,
0 Comments
Running a marathon is a huge accomplishment. No matter what one’s finish time is, crossing the finish at 26.2 miles is a major milestone in anyone’s life. Whether it’s a first marathon or a 50th marathon, it is the culmination of months of training, time, and above all, dedication to running. The feeling of elation
0 Comments
Watching your calories and limiting your carbs? Still want to enjoy a cold drink on a warm Summer day? We have you covered! Skip the beer for one of these carb-free, lower-calorie options. Below is the average number of calories contained in the most common liquor brands at a standard 80 proof, 1.5-ounce serving at
0 Comments
Turkey can be added to a veggie salad, piled high between two slices of sprouted whole-grain bread, or included in your morning omelet — and that’s a good thing. The lean meat is a good source of energizing B vitamins, as well as minerals like iron, zinc, and potassium. Perhaps best of all is its
0 Comments
Finding the time to make it to the gym or even work out at home is tough. The good news is you can burn fat with a total-body workout that takes less than 10 minutes. You heard right: just 10 minutes. That’s less time than you spend watching commercials for an episode of Gossip Girl!
0 Comments
Summer may be the season when you want to be in the best shape ever, but that doesn’t mean you need to spend all of your warm-weather time inside a stuffy gym, either. Luckily studios and trainers alike are bringing their signature classes and workouts outside in the form of HIIT on the beach, barre
0 Comments
You’ve seen the VersaClimber at the gym — but maybe you’re not quite sure what to do with it, or how to turn it into a good workout. Well, it’s time to ditch the treadmill, according to Rise Nation trainer Devin Wiggins — a VersaClimber master — who told us, “the VersaClimber burns more calories
0 Comments
If you’ve ever felt like you were hitting rock bottom emotionally, Angela Estrada can definitely relate. As a self-described emotional eater, Angela turned to food as a comfort after a terrible loss. Though she was in a horrible place emotionally, she realized that she needed to make a change. With the help of her close
0 Comments
I’m addicted to yoga, but I’ve never liked yoga mats. I have sweaty hands and feet during class and have struggled to find a mat, mat cover, or towel that helps prevent me from slipping in class. For years, I just sort of put up with it, despite my wrists aching in each class. But
0 Comments
Let’s just call it like it is: Having the flu sucks. It basically knocks you on your butt for days, and it feels like you’ll never get better. We wanted to understand the ins and outs of influenza and if visiting a doctor is really necessary (spoiler: it’s not). So we talked to Stephanie Long,
0 Comments
Boneless, skinless chicken breasts are a staple for healthy eaters everywhere — they’re lean and they’re an excellent source of protein, but all too often they’re also bone-dry and flavorless. This could lead anyone astray from healthy eating! Fortunately, Disneyland Resort Executive Chef Chris Faulkner has a solution for dried up, unappetizing chicken. As a
0 Comments
There’s nothing like the feeling of getting all hot and sweaty from a good cardio workout. You feel amazing, full of energy, and all revved up on endorphins, so why do people keep asking if you’re OK? You catch a glimpse of your sweaty self in the bathroom mirror, and the unnaturally, brilliantly red face
0 Comments
If you want to save money and calories every week, brown-bagging it is the way to go. But are your lunches from home as healthy as they can be? Find out which food swaps you should be making that offer more protein, fiber, and healthy fats to keep you feeling fuller longer. Skip This Pack