The Hormone to Blame for Your Nightly Snack and Chill Habit

Other posts on this blog have broken down what your “metabolism” actually is, as well as how hormones are responsible for regulating your body’s systems. In this post, I’m going to discuss how [...]

“I Just Want to Tone up a Bit”: Why the Tone-Up Lie Is Keeping You From Achieving Your Fitness Goals

I hear it all the time.   “I just want to tone up a bit” “I don’t want to get too muscular, I just want to tone my arms a little bit.” What in the world does “toned” even mean? Seriously, I have [...]

The Foam Roller: A Force for Good or a Torture Device?

Walk into any fitness facility and you’ll see wincing faces dragging their muscles along a foam cylinder. Foam-rolling has been around for a while, but it’s recently gained popularity as a way to [...]