What are Macros and How to Track Them?

You’ve probably already heard of calories and how lowering overall caloric intake can help you lose weight, but have you heard of counting macros? Macros, formally known as ‘macronutrients’ – are essentially the building blocks of nutrition. Made up of proteins, fats, and carbohydrates, they are what makes up your … Read More

White bread may be healthier for you than whole wheat

Basically, white bread has been considered the enemy of the health-conscious for years. Sure, it tastes great, but it’s a pure carb, and has little to no nutritional value… But maybe it’s not getting a fair shake. New research suggests that there is actually little difference between how whole wheat … Read More

Avoiding the 5 Most Common Mistakes Newcomers Make in the Gym

With a New Year comes New Year’s Resolutions, and for most guys getting into shape is on the top of the list. Yet, it seems by the beginning of March, gyms are deserted and New Year’s resolutions are forgotten. Why? “I’d say 80% of people that sign up don’t use … Read More

Bacon Your Way to Better Health

“Monounsaturated fat—the primary fat in bacon—is widely lauded for reducing inflammation and lowering blood pressure, while the antimicrobial palmitoleic content in bacon fat can keep plaque at bay. Triglycerides too may improve because bacon fat is especially good at helping us achieve satiety and stable blood sugar. Bacon can thus … Read More

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