Are ripped bodybuilders healthy?

We use the label “healthy” a lot. So much so that marketers in the nutrition, fitness and weight loss industries use it to describe almost everything. Whether a new “healthy” granola bar (which in reality contains about 30 grams of sugar) or a magic weight loss supplement, everything is justified by slapping a “healthy” label […]

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Weekend Roundup (February 15, 2015)

“The old you cannot introduce the future you.” –Lauren Solomon, author of Image Matters A few things that caught my eye this week: Unstable surfaces don’t offer any added benefit for core training. To comply with new federal guidelines, schools doing away with bake sales. Smoking’s toll on health is even worse than previously believed. […]

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Workout of the Week: 5x5x5

Each week I share a swim, bike, run, plyometric or strength workout from my training. Give it a shot and leave your feedback in the comments. This is the ultimate, no-nonsense, basic strength workout that trains all your major muscle groups. To build strength, keep the reps lower and the weight heavier. The structure of […]

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