Getty ImagesAzmanJaka Technically, your metabolism is the process by which your body breaks down food and converts it into energy. Un-technically, it's that thing that you want to speed up as much as possible to help you lose weight. For that, we're here to help. Research shows some foods, behaviors, and activities can raise or lower your metabolism, and therefore change the amount of energy your body burns during a specific period of time. Here, 30 of those science-backed metabolism boosters. View Gallery 31 Photos 1 of 31 Lift weights Pumping iron increases your calorie burn long after you stop working out. But that doesn't mean those 3-pound dumbbells are going to cut it. According to a study published in the Journal of Translational Medicine, people who grab heavier weights and aim for shorter breaks between bouts of lifting increase their metabolic burn by up to 452 calories over the next 24 hours. People who used lighter weights and took longer breaks burned only … [Read more...] about 31 Simple Ways To Rev Your Metabolism
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Getty Images Sure, the Kardashians have made a few (okay, more than a few) questionable health decisions over the years. (Kim, girl, WYD promoting those appetite suppressant lollipops?)But I'm going to go out on a limb here and say that the Kardashians are healthier now than they've ever been. Khloe is killing it in the gym, Kourtney is eating clean, and Kim is crushing bodybuilder workouts. Even Kylie and Kendall are all about that healthy life.A lot of their habits are actually pretty damn legit, too. Behold, all the Kardashian wellness hacks you should totally steal. View Gallery 30 Photos 1 of 30 Try to make time to work out most days. That's what Kim does. Her trainer, Melissa Alcantara, told E! that she usually works out six days a week, for 60 to 90 minutes at a time. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below 2 of 30 Eat fat—in moderation. Kourtney says she loves to eat ghee, a clarified butter, in the morning, according to her website. That's … [Read more...] about 30 Kardashian-Approved Health Habits That Are Actually Pretty Legit
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. For too long, men have been silent about mental health and it’s literally killing us. We can change that. Our Healthy Mind, Healthy Body series shines a light on mental health issues that everyone should be talking about. Share your own moment of #HowIGotHelp and let your voice inspire other men. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Chris Marvin had a secret morning ritual that he practiced in college. Sunlight creeping through drawn shades, he'd roll out of bed around 7 a.m. with a pounding head. After making sure his door was locked, he'd rummage through drawers and the depths of his mini fridge. Then, on a white marble desk that would have been pristine if not for the Thrasher and Mayhem stickers, he'd line up everything he needed to get through the day.First, he'd pop a caffeine pill to feel alive; then he'd chase it with a couple of painkillers — a preemptive strike against the grind of training two hours a day, seven days a … [Read more...] about Why Do So Many Men Have Eating Disorders?