7 Healthy Habits for a More Functional Body

Each person's body is an incredible organism, capable of myriad impressive feats—if we so allow, that is. Unfortunately, because the human body is all about adaptation, it quickly deteriorates when neglected. But the counter to that is we have a lot of control over how healthy our bodies are, and that opportunity should not be … Continue reading 7 Healthy Habits for a More Functional Body

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Any Form of Exercise Better Than None, Study Concludes

  Some prefer short bursts of high-intensity action. Others enjoy long, leisurely hikes. As far as being healthy is concerned—especially in terms of anti-aging—any exercise is always better than none, a scientific review has affirmed. Exercise has a positive effect on our metabolism, which is important for weight management, especially as we age. Your metabolism … Continue reading Any Form of Exercise Better Than None, Study Concludes

Three Supplements That are Actually Worth Your Money

The supplement industry is a large one. And they're savvy marketers. But that doesn't mean every supplement is worth your wallet—on the contrary, few are helpful and almost none are necessary. These three, however, we recommend (to those who need them).   Protein Powder Carbohydrates are best at providing the human body with energy to … Continue reading Three Supplements That are Actually Worth Your Money

3 Essential Lower Body Movements and the Best Ways to Perform Them

Whatever your training split and no matter your experience level, there are certain fundamental movements that are worth mastering. For the lower body, our Big Three are the Squat, the Lunge, and the Deadlift. Here are a few variations of each worth trying.   Squat Goblet: Hold a dumbbell, kettlebell, or medicine ball to your … Continue reading 3 Essential Lower Body Movements and the Best Ways to Perform Them

Even Moderate Training Can Help With Anxiety and Depression, Studies Show

Why do we train? Some do it to look better. Others do it to be more functional at their job or in daily life. Some do it for physical health purposes. But what about our mental health? Those who work out consistently long-term readily understand the benefits of regular training, both physically and mentally. If … Continue reading Even Moderate Training Can Help With Anxiety and Depression, Studies Show