In recent years, 100-calorie snack packs have become an easy snack choice for people looking to control their portions. While these cleverly marketed snack packs may help you mind your calories, most are still the same unhealthy, processed foods loaded with artificial ingredients. Skip the pre-packaged foods in favor of real food. Try the healthy, low-calorie snacks below.
Do you read or watch TV during your cardio workout? Knock it off. Metabolic specialist Paul Robbins explains why this is a sign you aren't getting the most out of your training.
While it’s been widely shown that the omega-3s found in fatty fish are good for your body, especially your heart, it can also help you live longer, according to a study from the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of Washington [HuffingtonPost.com].
It's easy to skip working out when you feel like you don't have enough time for a full session. Instead, performance specialist Craig Friedman says break your day up into smaller blocks to sneak in some movement.
This may come as a surprise: While obesity and health problems are on the rise among westerners, fit and healthy hunter-gatherers don’t expend more energy than westerners, according to a study published in PLoS ONE.
Nutritionist Amanda Carlson-Phillips says starting with hydration is the easiest way to make immediate improvements to your health, energy, and nutrition. Let her explain how much water you need.
Get more out of your training by spending a few minutes at the end of every workout with Regeneration. A critical component to any training plan, Regeneration restores balance in your body, helping to relieve aches and pains while enhancing your body’s response to training. You’ll increase blood flow and work out the kinks in ailing muscles to speed up your body’s recovery process. Incorporate the movements below, courtesy of Athletes’ Performance physical therapist Anna Hartman, into your post-workout routine to make your workouts more effective and get ready for your next training session.
In the News
Women’s Health magazine has named Athletes’ Performance in Phoenix, Ariz. one of the best gyms as part of their 2013 Fitness Awards.
Well at Work
While more than 100 studies have found a connection between employee engagement and work performance, a study from Towers Watson takes the case one step deeper [Harvard Business Review].
Whether the farmer's market or the grocery store is your shopping location of choice, both options offer a variety of tasty, seasonal foods. Use this guide to fill your basket with healthy and nutritious fruits and veggies. Click the image above to see our spring shopping list.
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Train an often overlooked area with this mini-workout from Core Performance’s founder.
When you feel your creativity lacking, taking a walk can help you find inspiration, according to a small study from Stanford University researchers.
Follow this three-step nutrition plan to improve your focus, boost energy, and power your performance
A new survey found that only 25 percent of employees with paid time off took advantage of it in 2013.
Here's what you need to know about using obstacle races to build teamwork at work.