Pre-workout potions: Where does the itchy feeling come from?


The cause of this jittery feeling is a component that is in some pre-workouts, we are talking about Beta-Alanine. Beta-Alanine is a non-essential amino acid that can be produced by your body. But why is it in pre-workout?

continue reading

We got your back! How to keep your spine healthy and strong


Your back is a masterpiece: 120 muscles, 24 vertebrae and 23 ´´shock absorbers´´ that ensure that you walk upright. So clearly, we should take good care of it. Here are some tips and tricks to keep your back healthy and strong in order to avoid any back problems in your everyday life.

continue reading

Workoutaholic: When does working out turn into an addiction?


How do you know when working out slowly turns into an addiction? Which brings us to the main question: can you become addicted to exercise?

continue reading

Cold case: Should you sweat out your fever?


´´Just sweat it out!´´ Is something people can say to you when you don´t feel great. Are you having a cold and you are not sure whether it is smart to exercise? Here is the rule of thumb so you know what to do in this situation.

continue reading

Diet ditch: Cheat days are good for you!


Talking about good news! A study done by the Journal of Consumer Psychology shows that cheat days can be good for you.

continue reading

Balance is key: Maybe these mistakes can help you


Having a good balance is key for a lot, more advantaged exercises. But are you already losing your balance, for example, doing something basic like standing on one leg and is that keeping you from trying out all kinds of different workouts? Check out the following “mistakes” and see if these tips can help you.

continue reading

Ginger greatness: Three ways to keep it fresh and ready to use!


Ginger is a popular ingredient in any healthy household, especially in Asian and Indian cuisine. It has also been used thousands of years for medicinal purposes. Possible health benefits include relieving nausea, loss of appetite, motion sickness, and pain. Enough reasons to get you some yourself. The problem is that the root often doesn’t get used all at once, fortunately, there are ways to store the leftover root for a while and keep it as fresh as possible.

continue reading

Mission (im)possible: Will you ever get those dream calves?


You never skip leg day and yet your calves stay behind on the rest of your body. Small reassurance: you are not the only one with this problem. Having decently sized lower leg muscles are the exception rather than the rule. Unfortunately, of course, reading this does not help you at all. So where did it go wrong?

continue reading

Running problems solved: Smile and turn that frown upside down!


No one goes for a run the first few times overloaded with enthusiasm. This all because you can experience abdominal cramps and breathlessness. This can make you sad and demotivated. Luckily this new research proves that there is a good reason to let that frown disappear and show the world your biggest smile.

continue reading

Muscle myth: Are muscles really heavier than fat?


You have probably heard it before: muscles are heavier than fat. Is this true and if it is how is that even possible?

continue reading
1 2 3 45