Standing Calf Raise Machine

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The Standing Calf Raise is one of the most commonly used exercises for the development of the Gastrocnemius (calf) muscles in most gyms across the world. The Standing Calf Raises is so popular because the exercise is not only easy to do, but it provides great benefit with low risk of injury. The standing calf raise ...

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11 Healthy Food Trends You Need To Know In 2017

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It’s been a big year for some…interesting food trends. Our Instagram feeds saw an endless scroll of avocado roses, rainbow bagels, and ridiculous milkshakes. Most of which were more fun to watch than they were to actually eat. Fortunately, social media bait wasn’t the only thing having a moment in 2016—plenty of healthy eats swelled in popularity, too. Lower-carb foods ...

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Tips to Love Your Body and Bring Out Your Inner Beauty

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Tips to Love Your Body and Bring Out Your Inner Beauty Written by Kelly J. DiLauro    Unlike men, many women aren’t happy with their appearance and are always seeking a better body.  Research indicates that typically women have lower self esteem than men. retailers. Research indicates that typically women have lower self esteem than ...

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Rude Comments About Your Weight Are The Worst—Here's How To Deal

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Rude comments about your weight sting no matter when or where they happen—but given that it’s the holiday season, the scene is set for them. You know it’s coming: Uncle Chuck’s punctuation of your request to pass the potatoes with a loud, “Should you be eating that?” Or maybe it’s Aunt Hilda’s yearly cajoling to “Eat more, you’re disappearing!” Although ...

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Healthy Fast Food: Here’s What Registered Dietitians Order

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Max Oppenheim / Getty Images; Graphic by Jocelyn Runice and Margaret Flatley Healthy fast food doesn’t have to be an oxymoron. No matter how much food-related planning you do—meal prep for the win—sometimes fast food is basically your only option, whether it’s because you’re stranded in an airport or have run out of healthy snacks on a road trip. The ...

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Barbell Upright Row

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The Upright Barbell Row is an exercise for the development of the shoulders and trapezius muscles. It is basically a weight lifting shoulder exercise performed while standing, holding a weight hanging down in the hands and lifting it straight up to the collarbone. Barbell Upright Row Overview Main Muscle(s) Worked: Deltoid, lateral (shoulder), upper trapezius ...

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Weight-Loss Meal Plans To Make Life A Little Easier

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Weight-loss meal plans are key if you’re trying to drop pounds. When it comes to losing weight, failing to plan is pretty much planning to fail. That’s why meal prep is such a gift, if a potentially time-consuming one—batch cooking to make sure you have enough healthy meals and snacks to last you throughout the week helps lower the chances ...

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Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press

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The Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press develop the entire shoulder muscle group. The dumbbells allow for a greater freedom of movement than the Barbell Shoulder Press. This greater freedom of movement also increases shoulder muscle activation and can also be very useful for people with shoulder injuries since the dumbells are far less stressful to the shoulder joint. Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press ...

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Eating Breakfast For Weight Loss Can Be A Good Idea, Experts Say

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You’ve heard it repeatedly: Breakfast is supposedly the most important meal of the day, especially when it comes to weight. Scientists have argued for years that skipping breakfast can lead to weight gain, creating the logical conclusion that eating breakfast regularly will help you lose weight. However, research on this has been mixed. A study published in 2015 in the ...

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