Fit for Life: I Was Wrong

Saturday, July 23, 2022 Matt Espeut, Health & Lifestyle Contributor View Larger + PHOTO: file After an old bodybuilding picture from 1998 resurfaced last week, I began discussing the details of contest preparation to a friend and told him of all the hard work and dedication it took to get there. All the heavy workouts, … Read more

Best coconut clusters on Amazon

Which coconut clusters on Amazon are best? When the urge to snack strikes, it’s easy to reach for a bag of chips or cookies. These may satisfy the craving for salty and sweet, but they are a recipe for disaster when it comes to maintaining good health. If you need a snack but don’t want … Read more

Heard of insulin resistance? You probably have it, and that’s a bad thing

Estimated read time: 8-9 minutes Shockingly, just 1 in 8 Americans is considered “metabolically healthy,” according to a study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health. In case you think you’re in the clear, you should know that metabolic health refers to more than just an optimal … Read more

Olympian, Nassar victim Schwikert Moser on USA Gym board

Tasha Schwikert Moser knew she had a choice. The former Olympian could continue to work on the outside while attempting to hold USA Gymnastics accountable as it tries to emerge from the rubble of the Larry Nassar scandal. Or she could leap into the void and take her advocacy for the victims of sexual abuse … Read more

The National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association (NESTA) Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

NESTA offers more than 25 courses. Many focus on food, diet, nutrition, weight loss and lifestyle enhancement. NESTA graduates work at health clubs, gyms, spas, resorts and even cruise ships. Many operate their own businesses. We are honored to serve the community and to still be a leading sports, nutrition, wellness, and personal training education … Read more

How to make intermittent fasting (finally) work for you

Estimated read time: 7-8 minutes Intermittent fasting seems to be everywhere in the news and with your favorite celebrity or influencer; heralded as a miracle to help with weight loss and to improve overall health. While the hoopla behind intermittent fasting is relatively new, the practice itself isn’t. For millennia, cultures and religions around the … Read more

Clippers’ Norman Powell films white woman harassing him at gym

Los Angeles Clippers guard Norman Powell said he was at a Las Vegas gym when a white woman approached him and told him he is “not American.” The 28-year-old NBA champion documented the incident in an Instagram Live video, even capturing the moment the woman in question was handcuffed by police, according to footage obtained … Read more

Science reveals 4 harmful myths that make you sicker and fatter

Estimated read time: 8-9 minutes You’ve probably heard some questionable information and advice about health and weight loss over the years. It could be from well-intentioned friends, a story on the Internet, celebrity statements on social media, or the evening news. Some of this misinformation stems from innocent misunderstandings and some of it is deliberately … Read more

Demand for the muscle-building supplement creatine has exploded as people flock back to the gym — creating a shortage and price hikes that could last until 2023

Demand increases and supply-chain women have led to a creatine shortage. One athlete said he’d seen prices for the muscle-building supplement triple in the past two years. Creatine, one of the most effective muscle-building supplementshas long been a cheap, reliable standby for boosting the fitness routines of bodybuilders, athletes, and fitness buffs. But demand increases, … Read more

Man huffs over gym fees amid vaccine entry ban

Staff reporter A disgruntled member of a fitness center has demanded to know why he still needs to pay his membership fee despite being barred from entry for being unvaccinated. The man told The Standard that Pure Fitness – which has 12 branches in Hong Kong – has told him they will continue to charge … Read more