Guest Post: Discover These Tricks That Can Make You Fat

This story is from a YLB reader, Jennifer Smith on behalf of,TABlites, which helps offer alternative solutions to smoking cigarettes. Some reader stories contain general advice about health and personal development. Others More »

Rhabdomyolysis Prevention and Treatment In Athletes

This is part two of our series of understanding rhabdomyolysis in athletes. First we covered the basics on what you, as someone who works out, needs to know about the causes of More »

Guest Post: Maintaining Healthy Blood Pressure

This story is from a YLB reader, Jennifer Smith on behalf of,TABlites, which helps offer alternative solutions to smoking cigarettes. Some reader stories contain general advice about health and personal development. Others More »

On A Personal Note: How To Interpret Simple Blood Tests

In an earlier post we talked about eight simple blood tests that you should have done to help you keep track of your health. I recently had my yearly check-up at my More »

Four Chronic Diseases I Hope I Never Have

  Four Diseases I’d Never Want Spending time working in hospitals gives a good perspective into how severe some chronic diseases can be. It also serves as motivation to help me do More »

Effectiveness Of The 2013-2014 Influenza Vaccine Update

  How Effective Has The 2013-2014 Flu Vaccine Been? The “official” end of the 2013-2014 influenza season ended on March 31. As we reported earlier toward the end of 2013, the CDC More »

Who Is Justina Pelletier?

                Who Is Justina Pelletier – And Why Should You Care? Justina Pelletier’s story is one that has been swept under the rug by most More »

 

Guest Post: Discover These Tricks That Can Make You Fat

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This story is from a YLB reader, Jennifer Smith on behalf of,TABlites, which helps offer alternative solutions to smoking cigarettes. Some reader stories contain general advice about health and personal development. Others can be examples of how a YLB reader achieved success or failure. Want to submit your own reader story? Send us an email

The Best and Worst Health and Fitness News This Week

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Time for the best and worst Health and Fitness News from the week. This weeks edition: recipe of indian chicken and vegetable chili, how physical activity can help curb depression, it appears that more protein is better if you’re older, and should you be concerned over the rise in chemicals in coffee and wine? All that and much much more!

Rhabdomyolysis Prevention and Treatment In Athletes

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This is part two of our series of understanding rhabdomyolysis in athletes. First we covered the basics on what you, as someone who works out, needs to know about the causes of rhabdo and the complications of rhabdo. This week we’re covering rhabdomyolysis prevention and treatment.

The Best and Worst Health and Fitness News This Week

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Time for the best and worst Health and Fitness News from the week. This weeks edition: recipe of the week featuring perfect slow cooker roasted chicken, your guide to pullups, the best pull-up exercises ever, and a wonderful new invention – cake in a can . All that and much much more….

Mixed Grips: When and Why To Use This Grip On Deadlifts

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Time for our Workout Of The Month. Each month we take a look at a different exercise and break it down by movement, how to do it, and discuss some of the positive versus negative impact that it can have to you and your level of fitness. Some workout’s of the month breakdown how to do a common exercise, others feature a specific exercise. This month we take a look at when and why to use a mixed grip instead of a neutral grip – how it can help you break through plateaus and lift more weight.