Compound Exercises for an Effective Workout in Less Time

Compound exercises such as squats, lunges, deadlifts, chest press, shoulder press, pull-ups, kettlebell swings, have numerous advantages: You burn more calories throughout your workout, because more muscles are working. They allow you to get a full-body workout in less time. For the most time-efficient workouts, compound lifts are recommended because a mere 8-10 compound exercises can stimulate all the major muscles in the body at once. Compound lifts create the greatest change in body composition in the shortest time, and have the added benefit of helping to develop the body proportionately!           Bulgarian Split Squat to Bicep Curl This exercise combo is all about the booty and arms (aka glutes and biceps). HOW TO DO IT: Place one foot on a...

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How to Make Spicy Cauliflower Wings

Chicken wings, move aside! There’s a new "wing" in town, and it’s neither fried nor even made from chicken. Our healthy twist features crisp cauliflower florets doused in a spicy, honey-lime sauce. And while it’s vegetarian, even meat eaters won’t be able to resist having more than just one! INGREDIENTS SERVES 6  4 tbsp Sriracha Sauce  1 tbsp Soy Sauce  2 tbsp Honey  1 tsp Garlic Powder  1/2 tsp ground ginger  2 tbsp Lime Juice  1 1/2 tsp Sesame Oil, Toasted  1 head medium Cauliflower, raw  1 1/4 cups chickpea flour  3/4 cup Filtered Water  1/8 tsp Sea Salt  1/8 tsp Black Pepper DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 450°F degrees. 2. Combine all of the sauce ingredients in a bowl and whisk...

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10 Changes You Can Make to Lower Your Cancer Risk

     According to the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), one third of the most common cancers could be prevented by making lifestyle changes. A 2008 review published in Pharmaceutical Research estimates 90 to 95 percent of ALL cancer diagnoses have roots in diet and lifestyle factors. Bottom line: There are many variables within your control that can help reduce your cancer risk. The AICR outlines three overarching tactics: eat nutrient-dense plant foods, be physically active every day, and aim for a healthy weight. Read on to learn about 10 science-backed strategies that can help lower your risk of cancer. Eat More Plants A healthy diet with an emphasis on plant foods is critical for cancer prevention. Studies have...

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Intermittent Fasting 101 — The Ultimate Beginner's Guide

Intermittent fasting (IF) is currently one of the world's most popular health and fitness trends. People are using it to lose weight, improve health and simplify their healthy lifestyle. Many studies show that it can have powerful effects on your body and brain, and may even help you live longer. This is the ultimate beginner's guide to intermittent fasting. What Is Intermittent Fasting (IF)? Intermittent fasting (IF) is a term for an eating pattern that cycles between periods of fasting and eating. It does not say anything about which foods you should eat, but rather when you should eat them. In this respect, it is not a "diet" in the conventional sense. It is more accurately described as an "eating pattern." Common intermittent fasting...

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