Surgery — the very word makes some people nervous, and understandably so. They may wonder if everything will go right with the procedure. How long will recovery take, and what can you do to speed things along? Yoga is ...

When we think about building muscles, we usually think of the gym, big lifting weights, and protein drinks. We are blissfully unaware that building muscles involves more than just working out in the gym. Eating the appropriate foods is ...

Knee injuries can be some of the most troublesome and painful experiences for anyone, from athletes to the average person. They can occur suddenly or develop over time due to repetitive stress on your knees. No matter what causes ...

Back when I was fitness editor for Men’s Health, I had an assignment to become super lean. It ended up being one of my most eye-opening experiences, and not for the reasons you might think. Originally, the story was going ...

There’s a myth about weight loss and “starvation mode” that has done so much harm over the years. Even if you read one sentence and leave this article, make sure you know the following: You will not gain weight from ...

It’s unfair, really. Some people can eat whatever they want and never gain an inch — while for the rest of us, yesterday’s Chipotle seems like the reason our pants don’t fit today. The problem isn’t just about looks. Abdominal ...

It started with an article called The Most Dangerous Diets Ever when I used to direct a large wellness site. The post included dieting methods like “The Tapeworm Diet” (which is exactly what it sounds like), “The Cookie Diet,” and ...

“I don’t know what to believe.” If you’ve ever read a fitness magazine or searched for any health-related information on the Internet, this is probably how you feel. Or, maybe it’s more like, “WTF! Why does every piece of information ...

Is all protein made equally? And, why are there so many different forms of whey protein? I thought I knew the answers to these questions, but when I formulated all of the products for Ladder, I quickly learned that there’s ...

I’m no stranger to questions and concerns about how much protein you can enjoy. I’ve seen everything from worries about kidney damage (not scientific evidence for those with healthy kidneys) to (very wishful) thinking that high levels of protein will ...