Health and Fitness

Top Exercise Myths, Busted

Thinking it's better to work out on an empty stomach and that cardio is better than weight training are two exercise myths that should be tossed.

How Many Calories Do You Burn in a Day?

Contrary to the current trend, calories DO matter when it comes to weight loss, weight gain, and weight maintenance. For this reason, knowing how many calories you burn in a day is critical information when it comes to achieving your health goals.

How Much Water Should I Drink?

Water is a vital part of any diet and exercise program — not to mention life in general — because it aids every aspect of bodily functions.

More Reasons to Whittle Your Middle

While many people are concerned with how they look and feel the muffin tops and beer bellies aren’t the sexiest, the truth of belly fat is far more nefarious. Excess belly fat has been linked to diabetes, cardiovascular disease, some cancers and stress.

6 Bad Fitness Habits You Should Break

Killing it at the gym? Don't injure your body in the process. Jillian Michaels outlines the six most common fitness blunders that could be keeping you from getting the best caloric burn from your workouts.

As a fitness trainer, I've seen a lot of bad fitness habits first-hand. I can tell you that not only are they bad habits, but they're also bad choices that could affect your long-term health. If you're guilty of any one of these, it's time to make a change.