The idea of keeping it simple is something that is embraced in almost every area of life — except exercise. Unless a behavior is extreme or challenging, it’s assumed that it won’t work. Believing this reality is not only likely to lead to injury and burnout, but it’s also a big reason why so many people […]
There’s a risk you might read only one sentence and then leave this page, but it’s worth the risk to make sure this point is clear: you will not gain weight from eating too few calories. If there’s nothing else you learn from this post, let it be that. But, there’s so much more that […]
Each week, we review feedback from coaching clients and readers of the site and our emails. One of the most common frustrations is figuring out what to eat, specifically knowing what to look for in a healthy diet. The reason for the struggle is that it’s not clear where to begin to fix the problem. […]
Here’s what research does — and doesn’t — say about the effects of milk on your health, and how to tell whether milk is actually doing your body any good.
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.
Snacks after 6 pm? A late night bowl of pasta? Lots of fear, but little weight loss reality. Here’s why eating at night does not make you fat.
“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.
Loading up on one food all the time isn’t an exciting dietary strategy, but is it actually dangerous? Here’s what you need to know about food allergies and intolerances.
Exercise isn’t the only way to burn fat and burn calories. There’s another type of activity that may actually contribute just as much—or more—to your weight loss efforts. See why experts say the little things you do throughout the day make a big difference for your body and health.
Daily weigh-ins can drive you crazy—all because of information that’s flawed in the first place. If losing weight or gaining muscle is your goal, here’s how you can make real progress toward your goals.
Before you start another diet, it’s time you understand the fundamental flaw in almost every nutrition plan. Here’s how one change can put an end to your weight loss frustration.