You might not have a noticeable digestive issue, but focusing on your gut (AKA microbiome) might be the biggest change you can make to significantly improve your health.
Training in the gym is one of the safest things you can do. But bad movement patterns can make some exercises risky. Here’s how to correct issues before they become injuries.
It’s been demonized and singled out as the cause of the obesity epidemic. But is sugar bad for you? Are all sugars equal? Here’s what science has to say.
“What supplements should I take?” It’s easily one of the most common questions I’ve been asked during the past 10 years, as supplements transformed from a niche market into a perceived quick fix for everything from fat loss to increasing your strength 1.675%. And while the supplement industry clearly doesn’t need any help selling their […]
Should you skip breakfast or take a day off of eating each week? If you believe in intermittent fasting, the answer is yes. Whether or not that’s a great idea for you depends on your goals, schedule, and how long you plan on fasting.
Should multivitamins be part of your daily routine? Here’s what research says is the right approach for your body — and how to find one that’s worth buying.
Accomplishing your dream body doesn’t have to be an impossible journey. But it does require you to forget some of the popular information, which might be the real reason you haven’t achieved your goals.
Minimum Effective Dose is part of the Born Fitness mission to provide usable, simplified answers to common questions, add valuable information, and upgrade your health. Each week we’ll provide tips and thoughts (with links) that will improve your life without overload.
There’s a fundamental flaw in most diet and fitness plans that needs to be corrected in order to prevent you from becoming health obsessed.
Get off your phone. That’s the message that needs to be spread after two recent studies found that roughly 176 million people check their phones more than 60 times per day. Let those numbers sink in. I’m not anti-phone or anti-technology. If my analytics tell me the truth, odds are you’re probably reading this on a mobile device right […]
Sometimes, feeling better has nothing to do with fitness or nutrition. Learn the change you can make that improves your health and helps others.
The life of a teacher is misunderstood. Sure the hours appear great. And summers off are nice. But the illusion of a life of relaxation underscores the incredible amount of time it takes to prepare, teach, grade, and then prepare some more. Toss in stressful interactions with students and parents, and teachers find themselves in […]