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Proven: Kids Get Smarter Just from Doing This One Simple Thing

An extensive review of relevant research has demonstrated that the more physically active schoolchildren are, the better they do academically. Researchers analyzed 14 studies, ranging in size from as few as 50 participants to as many as 12,000. All of the studies involved children between the ages of 6 and 18. According to the authors: […]

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Getting Fit By the Age of 50 Helps Prevent Disease in Your “Golden Years”

Most people intuitively know that the lifestyle choices they make today impact their future health. But this rather vague connection has now been quantified by science. A new study shows your lifestyle choices in middle age have a direct impact on how you’ll spend your Golden Years. If you’re fit at 50, you’re much more […]

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Exercise Helps Your Immune System Protect Against Future Cancers

If you are like most people, when you think of reducing your risk of cancer, exercise probably isn’t at the top of your list. However, there is compelling evidence that exercise can not only help slash your risk of cancer, but can also help cancer patients get well sooner, and help prevent cancer recurrence. Research […]

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One Early Morning Mistake (and 7 Others) You Don’t Want to Make

Exercising is, hands-down, one of the best physical things you can do for your health. Besides being beneficial for weight management, exercise can reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and depression, and it can increase your energy levels, help you think clearer, and slow down the aging process. Unfortunately, exercise is also one […]

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Personal Trainer Says: Most People are Wasting Their Time Working Out

Ok, so you are fed up with the extra pounds you’re carrying around and you are on a mission to lose weight. Perhaps you’re working out with weights, jogging, and you’re even cutting out desserts. You’re drinking less soda and more water. You have totally dedicated yourself to a more fit, better “you”. And yet, […]

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The Push-Up that Blasts Your Core

Push-ups are one of the oldest exercises in the books, but there’s a reason they have so much staying power. When performed correctly, they are one of the most effective and simplest exercises to build a strong upper body and midsection. Plus, you can easily tweak your push-up technique to turn it into a powerful […]

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The Power of Intermittent Fasting

If you’re already off to a good start on a healthy fitness plan, and you’re looking for ways to take it to the next level, then you might want to consider intermittent fasting. In essence this fitness-enhancing strategy looks at the timing of meals, as opposed to those fad plans where you eat just one […]

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The Intermittent Fasting Dilemma: How Many Meals Per Day Should You Eat?

The intermittent fasting approach has been getting increased recognition these days. But 10 years ago, it was a different story. When I introduced The Warrior Diet concept about 12 years ago, it was highly criticized by mainstream fitness authorities as an “extreme and dangerous” approach to dieting. Telling people to skip breakfast and lunch was […]

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6 Ways to Shrink Your Belly (And 5 Don’t Include Exercise!)

If you’re looking to shrink and tone your belly, there’s a better way to do it than trying to do crunches. In fact, research has shown that doing abdominal exercises alone—even when performed five days a week for six weeks—has no effect at all on subcutaneous fat stores and abdominal circumferencei. In an op-ed piece […]

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This Exercise Can Cause a 7-Fold Surge of Heart Problems

Do you dread going to the gym for what feels like hours at a stretch? Or do you avoid working out altogether because you just don’t have the time? Then what I’m about to tell you should be music to your ears: sometimes when it comes to exercise, less is more. It’s becoming increasingly clear […]

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