Craving a crustacean during these warm summer days? You should be! Shrimp and lobster are superfoods, containing an abundance of vitamins to boost your immune system and fight off diseases. Plus, both are loaded with protein and a cancer-fighting antioxidant. With so many health benefits, is one truly better than the other? But first: is […]
Are Apples Or Oranges Healthier?
Okay, okay, we know what you’re thinking: this age-old question again? Well, yeah, we are asking, but this time it’s to really pick an answer. The fall season is quickly rolling around the bend and with it comes apple orchards, spiced everything and yes, the ever omnipresent sniffle and sneeze of the (dun, dun, dun) […]
Is a Low Carb Diet or a High Protein Diet Better for You?
Remember the Atkins Diet? You could consume bacon and eggs breakfast in the morning, have a hamburger sans bun at lunch and a porterhouse steak for dinner — plus nosh on nuts and cheese during the day. The South Beach Diet allowed carbohydrates, but only the ones that were low on the glycemic index chart. […]
Running vs Walking: Which One is Better?
You understand the benefits of exercise: toned muscles, lower blood pressure and cholesterol rates, and a decreased chance of developing heart disease and diabetes. But when you want to burn calories, is it better to save time by going for a short run or enjoy the views of your neighborhood by embarking on a long walk? […]
Is A Squat or a Squat Jump More Effective?
Drop it like a squat. Nearly every fitness class you’ll ever take involves some sort of squat. It’s for good reason! This movement is a compound exercise, meaning it works multiple muscle groups at once. You’ll shed calories while simultaneously building strength in your leg, glutes and core muscles. The standard down-up motion of a regular squat […]
Sprinting vs Jogging: Which One is Better?
With some practice you’ll be ready for that 5K in no time.That 5K you signed up for in December as motivation to hit the gym is now just a month away, and although you’ve been faithful to your favorite dance cardio and Pilates classes, that two-mile run you pushed through yesterday left your muscles more […]