The top trending headlines that 250,000 health & fitness experts think you should know today!

  1. A Handy Alternative to Counting Calories

    As a fitness professional or nutrition coach, you know calories matter. Fundamentally, human body weight is controlled by energy balance-calories in vs. calories out. But having clients meticulously count calories and track macronutrients is not the solution in most cases. That approach is often tedious, inexact and unsustainable. It takes h...

  2. 3-Step Meal Planning on the Weekend

    As with any healthy change, taking an incremental-steps approach is the way to be successful. We know this is true of adopting a new exercise regimen or healthy eating routine, and the same goes for meal planning. Starting small, by planning out just one type of meal for the week, can prevent you from feeling overwhelmed by this process.

  3. Pumpkin Power: 3 Healthy Recipes for the Fall

    As soon as the leaves start to change color, the push for pumpkin-everything is on! But so many pumpkin-flavored foods and drinks are laden with sugar-and not much actual pumpkin. Here are three healthy recipes to help you harness the power of pumpkin, using canned pumpkin puree.

  4. 6 Benefits of Using Foam Rollers

    Foam rollers are an effective method of reducing tension and increasing muscle length for either a pre-workout warm-up or post-exercise active recovery. While your clients may be less interested in how it works, they definitely want to know why they should be foam rolling on a regular basis.

  5. 5 Uncommon Foods You Should Be Eating

    Check out these five foods gaining in popularity for their uniqueness and health benefits. All possess antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds that can help reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, diabetes and weight, and can be found at your local market, health food store or online.

    • View Previous Activity 2 of 44
    • 5 Uncommon Foods You Should Be Eating #inspiringfitness #fitfeed via @ideafit

      Via: Nov 12, 2017
    • Mandar El Mehdi

      you can find a lot more rare superfoods with amazing benefits here ;

      Commented about 9 hours ago
  6. Radiohead - Creep


    Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.

    • @trainervince4u

      Join me in supporting Blind Cat Rescue & Sanctuary Inc @AmazonSmile. #YouShopAmazonGives

      Via: Jan 16, 2017
    • @hilary_frambes

      Join me in supporting Uptown Plain City Organization Inc @AmazonSmile. #YouShopAmazonGives

      Via: about 9 hours ago
  8. The little known (but crucial) difference between folate and folic acid

    by Chris Kresser If I asked you which of these vitamins was found naturally in food, folate or folic acid, would you know the answer? If not, you're in good company. Medical professionals, nutrition experts, and health practitioners frequently mix up the two, simply because the terms are often used interchangeably.

  9. Exercise to Reduce Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression

    Everyone knows that exercise improves physical health. You've likely heard of its metabolism-boosting, blood sugar-lowering and cardioprotective benefits. Less commonly discussed are exercise's powerful depression- and anxiety-reducing effects. Although there are many explanations for why exercise helps reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression, researchers aren't completely sure which theory is correct.

    • View Previous Activity 2 of 61
    • Jennifer Callens shared this.
      Via: Nov 09, 2017
    • Exercise to Reduce Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression #inspiringfitness #fitfeed via @ideafit

      Via: Nov 12, 2017
  10. Aerobic Fitness May Preserve Brain's Youthfulness

    Physical fitness may do more than preserve a more youthful body; it may also impact the brain’s activity and function, preserving more youthful mental capabilities, according to findings published in NeuroImage (2015; doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.09.062). University of Tsukuba researchers in Japan found that fitter older men performed be...

  11. 3 Ways to Incorporate Whole Foods Into Your Diet

    Did you know that the closer a food is to its natural state, the more nutrient-dense it is? Whole foods give you the best bang for your caloric buck since you are eating the entire food with all its vitamins, minerals and fiber, and the food has not been sub- jected to potentially damaging processing.

  12. The Benefits of Yoga Beyond Flexibility

    You know that yoga is a great way to improve flexibility and strength, but the benefits of this practice go well beyond the physical. Learn about the multiple facets of yoga and how you can harness its power to reduce your stress, boost your immunity, and improve your overall health and wellness.

  13. Can Ketones Rev Up Our Workouts?

    Inspired by that possibility, some athletes and nutritionists now tout diets that contain almost no carbohydrates and large amounts of fat. Over time, these diets lower the body's stores of carbohydrates and require it to burn fat almost exclusively.

  14. What I did right this marathon training cycle

    I don't know if you ever stop learning about yourself when training for a marathon. I've experimented with many different training theories over the years and some of the most popular programs leave me feeling over trained or injured. Different things work for different people, and at different times in your training journey.

  15. 5 Moves for a Better Butt

    To create a better-looking backside, you must lift a challenging level of resistance while monitoring your energy balance-calories in vs. calories out. Here are five exercises that are super-effective for sculpting a butt that is strong, functional and toned.

  16. More