Home / Lifestyle / Health & Fitness

  • The Story on Steroids

    The Story on Steroids

    Steroids are constantly popping up in the news and are often subjects of heated debate. In reality, “steroids” come in many types and perform a variety of functions; however, the anabolic steroid is the most widely-known. Anabolic steroids are synthetic hormones that mimic testosterone in the body and can lead to increased muscle bulk and reduced muscle breakdown. Most people take these drugs in hopes that they will be able to physically perform better. As you may have heard, anabolic steroids come with many risks that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Below we’ve broken down some of the major issues with […]

  • How to Train for a Marathon

    How to Train for a Marathon

    Whether you’re in shape or not, a marathon is not something to be taken lightly. Running 26.2 miles (13.1 for half marathon) takes a huge toll on the body, and should really be considered an extreme sport that requires advanced training and experience. When approaching your run it’s important to take an accurate assessment of your current fitness level and then determine what work needs to be done to get you up to speed. This way you can understand your strengths and also what may slow you down. After this you can begin to map out your own individual training […]

  • A Word on Protein Supplements

    A Word on Protein Supplements

    Most people when they want to increase their muscle mass head for the protein supplement shelves. After countless workouts and an entire can of whey protein they realize that simply consuming these supplements does nothing for their physique. The protein supplement is one of the most widely-misunderstood products on the market, and something that people often misuse. In this article we will break down some of the most common-held misconceptions regarding these products and attempt to explain how to use them properly. Protein supplements are necessary to build muscle after working out While protein supplements do indeed provide a great […]