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Pros & Cons: How do Smartphones Affect Your Workout?

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This article is brought to you by ISSA (International Sports Sciences Association)
 
Advances in technology have without a doubt created some pretty incredible gadgets—the smartphone is no exception. The current cell phone or mobile phone technology provides humans with a variety of multi-functional benefits that have made smartphones a necessity for many people. 
 

5 things you need to know about your metabolism

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This article is brought to you by Physical Coaching Academy

We often hear people say, “I have a slow metabolism” or “they just have a fast metabolism,” and we all nod our head in agreement. But do we understand what that means?

 
What is your metabolism? Can it be fast or slow? Does having a slow metabolism make you more inclined to gain weight? Does your metabolism really “break” when you diet?
 
These are the questions we are going to provide some clarity on in this article.

 

Horrible fitness advice: “If I can do it, you can do it.”

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This article is brought to you by Precision Nutrition 

“If I can do it, you can do it.” You’ve heard that fitness advice. Maybe you’ve even said the words yourself. (Sheepishly raises hand.) And it’s time for this cliché to end.

Especially when it comes to fitness, nutrition, and health. Because most of the time: It’s not true.  Just because you can do something doesn’t mean someone else can do it. More importantly, this phrase backfires, making people feel worse than before. Here’s why, and the fitness advice you might want to offer instead.