Monday, April 30, 2012
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Monday, April 23, 2012
Friday, April 20, 2012
In the last of a series of articles about the benefits of intermittent fasting, short fasts of 16-24 hours, Mark Sisson describes the pros and cons of several of the popular methods.
Assuming you’ve been keeping up with the series, you should be saying to yourself “Hey, maybe this fasting thing would be a cool thing to try out, and it might even make me healthier/live longer/lean out/lose weight/etc.,” which is a sufficiently extensive list of benefits, don’t you think? I could probably go on theorizing and speculating about all the reasons why you should consider intermittent fasting, but I’d rather move on to the implementation. Thinking about fasting, reading about fasting, and reciting the benefits of fasting are all pointless if you don’t know how to go about doing it.
First, let’s go over the different variations of fasting. I’ll give a quick rundown. Each involves not eating for a period of time, unsurprisingly. Read more
Monday, April 16, 2012
Friday, April 13, 2012
Bodybuilding and fitness are not necessarily the same thing. From truTV, here are the ten dumbest things about bodybuilding.
Lifting weights, when combined with proper diet and cardiovascular exercise, is a recipe for good physical and mental heath. But when it is taken to the extreme, it can get seriously stupid. Here are the ten dumbest things about bodybuilding. Read more
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Health & Fitness Solutions went online April 10, 2007, and five years and 678 posts later, it's still here. I wouldn't have expected it since I only kept up my first blog Police State USA for about a year. Thanks to all the readers for reading up to this point, and I hope you keep coming back for more.
Monday, April 9, 2012
Friday, April 6, 2012
Though dietary supplements have their place, it's still best to try to eat a nutritious diet as well. So, what are the best foods to eat? Jill Ettinger reveals the eight most nutrient-dense foods on earth.
We all know which foods we do best to avoid (right?). Despite the alluring appeal of Oreos, Mountain Dew or McAnything, processed foods provide little nutrition and a whole lot of risks. But when it comes to the good stuff—what are the best foods to put into our bodies? While experts all agree we need a variety of foods for a healthy diet, do you know which are the healthiest of the bunch? The answers may surprise and delight you. Read more