nutrition

diet

A Beginner's Guide to Intermittent Fasting

A personal trainer with more than 20 years of experience on the diet explains the pros and cons.
Christian Finn
4 days ago
butt stuff

People on the Keto Diet Have All Kinds of Problems Pooping

The high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet can lead to constipation and diarrhea.
AC Shilton
10.8.18
Phys Ed

Not Getting Enough Sleep Makes it a Lot Harder to Get in Shape

Among other things, sleep deprivation has been shown to increase the loss of muscle when you go on a diet.
Christian Finn
10.3.18
Phys Ed

When You Work Out Might Affect How Much Muscle You Gain

New research sheds light on when most people should train.
Christian Finn
9.24.18
Phys Ed

I Spent a Day Trying to Eat Like a Vegetarian Version of The Rock

Athletes have always told me how eating enough to fuel their training becomes a chore. I wanted to discover for myself what it feels like.
Spenser Mestel
9.13.18
POOP

The 'Three and Three' Rule of Pooping Tells You If You're Normal or Not

Five experts weighed in on what's considered healthy and normal when it comes to pooping frequency.
Alexandra Hansen
9.11.18
nutrition

This Is Why You Snack When You're Bored

And here's what you can do to stop it.
AC Shilton
9.5.18
Phys Ed

You Can Skip the Stretching and Still Get More Flexible

Strength training is a remarkably effective way to counteract stiffness.
Christian Finn
9.4.18
Phys Ed

Should You Eat Carbs to Recover After a Workout?

Failure to do so, the idea goes, is cheating your muscles and putting the brakes on recovery.
Christian Finn
8.24.18
Phys Ed

Does Intermittent Fasting Make You Lose Muscle or Fat?

Two new studies shed light on the fear that people will end up losing more muscle than they would on a regular diet.
Christian Finn
8.22.18
You're Smarter Than That

The Man Who Sold America on Vitamin D—and Profited in the Process

The doctor most responsible for turning the sunshine supplement into a billion-dollar juggernaut has received hundreds of thousands of dollars from the vitamin D industry, according to government records and interviews.
Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News
8.20.18
food for thought

The Carnivore Diet Is the Latest Fad to Ignore That Food Does More Than Just Feed Us

While I lost seven pounds on the meat-only diet, it wasn't worth it for many reasons.
Alan Levinovitz
8.16.18