How I Learned to Love Finishing Last

Via Peters

Several studies suggest that when people feel judged for their weight, they are less likely to exercise in the first place. We also know that social stigma can cause stress, which can trigger a cascade of stress hormones — basically the opposite of a runner’s high. I live in an […]

The Effects of a Pre-workout Supplement on Measures of Alertness, Mood, and Lower-Extremity Power

Via Peters

Objective The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of a multi-ingredient pre-workout supplement (MIPS) on mental and physical performance. Materials and methods Fourteen exercise-trained men (n=7) and women (n=7) completed this randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, counterbalanced, crossover trial. Participants consumed either a MIPS or a placebo in a randomized, […]

Beta-alanine: Function, benefits, and sources

Via Peters

Beta-alanine is a popular supplement among many athletes and fitness enthusiasts. Evidence suggests that it is a safe and effective supplement that may help with delaying fatigue and improving performance. When a person does intense exercise, acid begins to accumulate in the muscles, which can contribute to fatigue. Beta-alanine helps […]

Acupuncture for Fatigue: Does It Help?

Via Peters

Acupuncture, a form of traditional Chinese medicine practiced for thousands of years, involves the stimulation of specific points along your body. According to the philosophy behind acupuncture, your life force, or qi, flows through your body in specific channels. When qi becomes jammed up at certain points, it can lead […]

How To Lose Stomach Fat

Via Peters

Somehow the myth that you can pick and choose where on your body you lose weight from still exists. But, in reality, you can’t do that. So if you’ve ever wondered how to specifically lose stomach area fat and are in search of safe and sustainable ways to do so, […]