The Dark Side of the Fitness Community, Victims of Binge-Eating Disorder

We all love working out, fitness, exercise, physical activity, sports, weight lifting, body building, etc. and we also all love to pretend that it’s all sunshine and rainbows and flowers for the most part. And while that’s, technically, not a completely false statement. It is most certainly not true at all, and it’s rather misleading to trick people into thinking that there aren’t some darker sides to fitness and what not. So that’s why today we’re going to be delving

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Top 10 Protein Shake Recipes You Wish You Knew Earlier

We all know that protein and protein shakes are basically the number one stable supplement that the fitness community relies on. Practically anyone who’s ever picked up a weight before and lifted it has heard of the value of Whey Protein and has also probably drank some, and for good reason too. They are one of the easiest ways to help you make those strength and mass gains or to help you lose weight if you replace a meal with

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What is Inside a Chipotle Burrito and Its Nutritional Content?

Pretty much everybody enjoys a nice, big, good Chipotle burrito here and there. There is absolutely nothing better than taking a nice big bite out of one the most heavenly edible just things of perfection really that has ever existed. Hey there’s a reason why this company exploded in popularity, size, revenue, etc. over such a short period of time right? But before we praise Chipotle even further, or make you even hungrier. Let’s talk a little bit about what’s

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Here’s Why Bananas are One of the Healthiest Snacks You Can Get

Bananas are, quite possibly, one of the more underrated foods we have in our grocery stores. They are healthy, very simple to eat, and not very expensive for the most part. Yet, for some reason, many people neglect this amazing work of nature. Well let’s fix this…for you at least, and we’ll begin by explaining what their nutritional value and content is followed by some simple ‘recipes’ that you can make with them. Banana Nutrition First, let’s get the numbers

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Some of the Best High-Fiber Foods You Can Eat AND Some Recipes to go Along with Them

Fiber is one of those macronutrients that is rather neglected by many. It certainly is not one that is commonly mentioned during normal everyday conversations regarding health, dieting, exercise, and/or cooking even. But yet it is so important to a healthy diet and provides numerous benefits that cannot be ignored. Quick Primer on Benefits of Fiber Before we dive into the good stuff let’s first do some educational stuff first. Allow me to show you why this article and this

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How to Choose Pre-Workout and Post-Workout Diet?

Our nutritional needs change depending on what it is that we wish to do with our bodies. Therefore, pre/post workout nutrition also needs to change depending on the kind of workout you will be performing as well as what you will be doing after the workout. You should ask yourself the following questions before you decide what and how much to eat before and after working out: – How long will I be working out for? What intensity will I

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Fiber for Weight Loss, Health and Disease Prevention

If health is important to you, Fiber must be respected with, well, every fiber of your being. This might seem to be a bit of an overstatement but as we elaborate on the subject, it will be clear that dietary fiber may well be the problem nutrient in your diet as well as the one that deserves the most attention. Yes, fiber is a nutrient. While it may not provide us with energy, it is a critical component of a

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List of the Best High-Protein Food for Being Healthy

Protein is the perennial favorite topic when it comes to diet, exercise, weight-loss and health & fitness in general. This is despite the fact that as a nutrient, it is pretty much a non-issue. If this surprises you, check out our protein article. We recommend skimming through it to understand its role within the diet, daily requirements (about 42 grams) and get answers to some frequently asked questions. Today, we’ll be talking about Protein sources. As we’ve mentioned in our

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9 Signs You’re Too Obsessed With Your Weight

Keeping track of your health and being objective about it is a good thing. However, like most good things, it is possible to have too much of it. Nowhere Is this more applicable than having an obsession with body weight. Read on to identify some of the signs and its associated risks, as well as some advice: – Weighing yourself often Being ‘married to the scale’ is a pretty good indicator that there might be a problem. How often do

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Lose Belly Fat – #3 Proven Methods to Lose Your Belly Fat Faster

If we have your attention, chances are that you want to lose weight. We’ll make sure that the article is worth your time and provides you with proven methods and information so that you can be well on your way to shedding fat. Before we start, I’d like to dispel the myth that is ‘spot fat reduction’. Our bodies store fat in different locations for various reasons. It is therefore obvious that you can’t lose fat around a certain body

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