Is Active Recovery Better Than a Rest Day?

Two terms fitness fanatics use interchangeably are active recovery and rest days. There is a ton of incredibly promising research out there on the benefits of taking a rest day or two. Studies in athletes across the board have shown that rest days can build more...
How Can Muscle Building Improve Your Metabolism

How Can Muscle Building Improve Your Metabolism

If you’re a fitness enthusiast looking for the secret to burning calories, you’ve probably read hundreds of articles, many of which offer poor advice. From touting the benefits of intense exercise throughout the week and recommending vague supplements to boost...
Why Under-Eating Calories Can Make You Gain Weight

Why Under-Eating Calories Can Make You Gain Weight

The belief that eating fewer calories aids in losing and maintaining weight is a widely spread notion. Disbelieving it and stating that under-eating or reducing calories can result in weight gain is challenging and quite difficult. Many studies do indicate that taking...