According to a study published in Science, entertaining yourself with your own thoughts may be incredibly difficult. It turns out, most people prefer to do something rather than nothing, even if that something is negative, like receiving electro shocks. To conduct the study, Timothy...

There is a rising trend in the online fitness community and Canadian society as a whole. It consists of men and women who consciously refrain from eating meat and maintain a vegetarian/vegan diet. Dr.Oz came out with his “21 Day Plant-Based Diet” at the beginning of...

A recent study titled Parental Obesity and Early Childhood Development, published in the Journal of Pediatrics showed mother’s and father’s who were obese themselves affected their child’s cognitive development. From CNN: Being overweight may impact not only your...

Is it possible for obesity to spread like a virus from person to person? According to researchers. when one person gains weight, people close to them tend to gain weight as well. The New England Journal of Medicine ran an article on an obesity study by researchers at Harvard University...

Multitasking is the least efficient way of getting things done. We would like to believe that doing multiple tasks at once saves time and increase productivity. We multitask in many ways, but regardless if we are performing two tasks simultaneously or switching from one task to...

Starchy carbohydrates are key for muscle growth. Use white rice and brown rice pre and post workout to provide fast acting carb for energy and glycogen repletion. Brown rice is the higher fiber version, a good staple of any muscle-building nutrition plan. Cooked brown rice contains...

Flexibility tends to deteriorate with age, often due to a sedentary lifestyle. Without adequate flexibility, daily activities become more difficult to perform. Over time, we create body movements and posture habits that can lead to reduced mobility of joints and compromised body...

Some forms of exercise may be much more effective than others at bulking up the brain, according to a new study in rats. For the first time, scientists compared head-to-head the neurological effects of different types of exercise: running, weight training and high-intensity interval...

Going meatless isn’t just about the ethical treatment of animals or lowering your chance of having cancer. Supporting factory farming has massive implications on the very existence of mankind. Yes, going meatless will help the future of humanity. Do not take this lightly. Below...

The National Institutes of Health is spending more than $400,000 sending text messages to Latino men to encourage them to exercise. Link to the study: Developing a Text Message Enhanced Physical Activity Intervention for Latino Men. The study has cost taxpayers $406,875 so far. The...