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Monthly Archive:: February 2018

5 Delicious Non-Alcoholic Drinks: Time to Party Prohibition-Style

  iStock/GMVozd If you’re cutting back on alcohol, you may often find yourself faced with rather paltry cocktail party options: sugary sodas and juices or hydrating-but-ho-hum sparkling water. Luckily, that’s no longer the case: a host of non-alcoholic drinks are emerging on the market that aren’t just as delicious as wine and spirits (if not more so)

3 Natural Retinol Alternatives for Real Results With Zero Irritation

iStock/fstop123 Dermatologists are obsessed with retinol, the gold-standard ingredient derived from vitamin A that’s been shown time and again in clinical studies to help boost collagen, reduce wrinkles, and zap blemishes. The catch? Retinol is not only extremely irritating and painful for most people (think: flaking, red, and raw skin), but according to the Environmental

6 Supplements You Shouldn’t Be Skipping

Let’s say you’re looking to lose a little fat and pack on some muscle. You’ve already got a healthy diet, a steady cardio routine, and some reliable weight-training workouts, so you head down to the nutrition store to pick up some new supplements—only to be stopped in your tracks by aisles and aisles of unpronounceable

10 CrossFit Workouts You Can Do at Home

“Murph,” a Memorial Day staple at American CrossFit boxes and easily one of the most grueling CrossFit WODs imagineable, can easily be done anywhere with a pullup bar. 1-mile Run 100 Pullups 200 Pushups 300 Air Squat 1-mile Run You may break up the pullups, pushups, and air squats as you see fit. Many CrossFitters

The 7 Best Supplements for Men

Consider taking: a multivitamin with vitamin B complex and vitamin D In theory, your diet should be good enough to get all the requisite macros and micronutrients. But in the case you don’t, a multivitamin can be a great “safety net,” McCune says. “They’re relatively inexpensive for what you get.” Make sure you find a

Challenge Accepted: Spartan Ultra Iceland, Part 3

Running on empty He traveled 2,706 miles to make it to Iceland to battle the Spartan Ultra, first crushing 8.5 miles in Lake Tahoe, California and then taking on 18 miles in Sparta, Greece. But this Icelandic course is an entirely different beast. And as the end of the tour nears, Zack Zeigler—hungry, hobbling, and

Recipe: How to Make Cheese Grits

Cheese grits aren’t usually considered the ultimate go-to fitness food. But maybe it’s time we start: They have a pretty solid balance of protein, carbs, and fat, and they’re exactly the kind of dense carbs that your body can digest for a long time. It’s the perfect meal for sustained energy throughout the day. Nutrition: