wellness — By stefan weitz
making the case for intermittent fasting
As part of hacking my disease, I read a lot of health books. Last year I was turned on to one called Brain Food by my friend Dr. Lisa Mosconi. It’s...Sep 29, 2019 01 read article
wellness — By mehran movassaghi
men's health 101: urology
We think it's safe to say that everyone wants to look good, feel good and be healthy. However, regardless of the best intentions, sometimes we fall...Apr 07, 2019 03 read article
wellness — By cj finley
fighting inflammation with food
Inflammation. It is a hot topic today in the realm of health and wellness. What is it? Who does it effect? And why does it occur? These are all que...Apr 26, 2019 02 read article
wellness — By henry halse
the active man's guide to protein
Protein, fat, and carbohydrate make up the three macronutrients. Some experts believe you should lower fat intake and others believe you should low...Mar 24, 2019 05 read article
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wellness | By Stefan Weitz | Sep 29, 2019
Making the Case for Intermittent Fasting
As part of hacking my disease, I read a lot of health books. Last year I was turned on to one called Brain Food by my friend Dr. Lisa Mosconi. It’s a fascinating and practical read that lays out a diet, backed by real science, that has been shown to improve brain health. You see for me, I have no...
wellness | By CJ Finley | Apr 26, 2019
Fighting Inflammation with Food
Inflammation. It is a hot topic today in the realm of health and wellness. What is it? Who does it effect? And why does it occur? These are all questions every human being should be asking if they wish to live a healthier and happier lifestyle. To keep it short and sweet, all of us have dealt wit...
wellness | By Mehran Movassaghi | Apr 07, 2019
Men's Health 101: Urology
We think it's safe to say that everyone wants to look good, feel good and be healthy. However, regardless of the best intentions, sometimes we fall short or quite frankly don't know where to start. You know you should be going to the doctor, but do you really know what to ask or how frequently yo...
wellness | By Jenni Guynn | Mar 30, 2019
A Chef's Guide to Marathon Training with George Mendes
When we think about training for a marathon, we often think only about the physical training. It starts easy, but then as things get closer, runs get longer, stamina gets pushed, and that weekend long run starts to take over other plans. But what about the nutritional aspect of training? We hear ...
wellness | By Henry Halse | Mar 24, 2019
The Active Man's Guide to Protein
Protein, fat, and carbohydrate make up the three macronutrients. Some experts believe you should lower fat intake and others believe you should lower carbohydrate intake. However, lowering protein is rarely recommended because it’s so important. Nothing can replace protein in your diet. Unlike ca...
wellness | By Zach Rocheleau | Mar 17, 2019
The Beginner's Guide To Flexible Dieting
We are often taught that certain foods are “good” and certain foods are “bad.” It’s evident everywhere you look. Everyone has their own conceptions of what is considered healthy from low carb, vegan, paleo, keto, vegetarian, and many more. Do you notice that there are a million different definiti...
wellness | By Henry Halse | Mar 03, 2019
The Top 5 Supplements Every Man Should Take
Supplements are supplementary, plain and simple. Don’t expect them to play a major role in your health or performance because they can’t. Diet, exercise, sleep, and hydration are far more important. Supplements are the icing on the cake. If you walk into a supplement store, you’ll see aisles of b...
wellness | By BJ Ward | Feb 24, 2019
Men, Let’s Start Putting Ourselves First
How can we expect to be of service to those we care about if we aren’t taking care of ourselves first? Here’s how to have a bigger impact this year. ________________________________________________________________ There’s something to be said for grit. We celebrate it as men. If we’re tired, ...
wellness | By Ryan Petry | Feb 10, 2019
Staying Mentally Fresh: 5 Tips to Help Athletes Preserve Motivation
Everyone knows that a key to success in anything is consistency. Waking up, putting in the work day after day, year after year. Your relationship with fitness and training is much like any other relationship in your life. If you want it to work out long term, you have to find balance. When first ...
wellness | By Brock Reichert | Feb 03, 2019
To Exercise or Not: The Cold Virus Conundrum
Ah, winter time. The special time of year where we get to cozy in close with family and friends and share all of our germs with each other. Cold and flu seem to spread through families and work offices as swiftly as a yawn. In terms of its purely annoying features, having a cold is right up there...
wellness | By Jenni Guynn | Jan 27, 2019
If You Care about Your Eyes at All, Read This
The other day my husband came home with the worst headache. Being the wonderful never-nagging wife that I am, I asked him, “Did you drink enough water today? Did you get a good breakfast?” He answered yes to both and then said in passing, “I think it’s just a screen headache from staring at my co...
wellness | By Ivy Karlinsky | Jan 16, 2019
The Truth about Men's Multivitamins
When it comes to gender-specific health, women typically steal the spotlight. If you walk down the grocery aisle you might notice that the majority of magazines are geared towards woman’s health. While women are typically more likely to openly discuss their health needs, unfortunately, men aren’t...
wellness | By The Rhone Team | Jan 09, 2019
How To Make Your Work Day Healthier
Spending nine to five in a chair day after day can take a toll on your body. Your back gets tighter, your posture gets rounder, and your meals on busy days become bags of pretzels you found in the breakroom. But we’re all adults, and there are better ways to stay healthy and take time for yoursel...
wellness | By CJ Finley | Dec 06, 2018
How to Live, Eat, and Exercise Through the Struggles of an Autoimmune Disease
I rarely open up about how much I suffer throughout my days. I like to spend my time happy with who I am and what I can do, rather than dwell on the day-to-day trials and tribulations. Because of this, it is rare that I speak about what I deal with in regards to my illness. However, I want to ins...
wellness | By Adam Gura | Nov 08, 2018
5 Lessons I Want to Teach My Kids about Being Healthy
The other day, my daughter had a friend over to play. I just finished the infamous “Murph” workout (1 mile, 100 pull-ups, 200 push-ups, 300 squats, and a 1-mile run, all while wearing a weighted vest) when I heard her friend say to her, “why do your parents always workout?” I’m 35 years old and...
wellness | By Wes Hosie | Oct 10, 2018
I'm Not Mental Part 2
Originally published by our good friend Wes over at I'm Not Mental. Check out Part 1 of Wes' story here. _________________________________________ It’s at times like this I wish I had a greater power of influence amongst the British public. Not for the fame, money, and status, but for the abi...
wellness | By Wes Hosie | Oct 10, 2018
I'm Not Mental Part 1
Originally published by our good friend Wes over at I'm Not Mental. _________________________________________ Well, here it goes. Time to put my story out there! It’s scary, exciting and exposing all wrapped up together...knowing that I’m finally going to be putting myself in a very vulnerable...
wellness | By Ivan Dimitrijevic | Sep 11, 2017
4 Healthy Eating Tips from NFL Players
National Football League Players are considered to be some of the most capable athletes in the world. Although this may seem like a dream job for aspiring young people who would like to be a football star when they grow up, this career comes with many risks. In order to be on the top list of NFL ...
wellness | By Andrew K. | Mar 20, 2017
Move Over Overeating
Am I going to hit my number this month? Did I send that follow up? Is the client happy? Those are the questions that run through my head on a daily basis. I’m in sales, at a startup. Needless to say, it’s a stressful gig. When I first started doing sales at startups, there were days I’d be so...
wellness | By Tigh Buckles | Mar 06, 2017
30 Days, 0 Sugar
Sugar. It’s in everything. From obvious things like baked goods and ice cream to bread, cured meats and even gum and tea. It’s safe to say that Americans are addicted to sugar. Like abusive drugs, sugar causes a release of dopamine in the reward center of the brain which can lead to a full-blown ...
wellness | By Ben Checketts | Sep 18, 2016
Eating Like a Brute
When it comes down to it, nutrition is massive. There are no secrets here: eat right and you will see results, but no normal human can out-train a bad diet. Nothing revolutionary in those two sentences and so it begs the question, why don’t more people eat properly to achieve their goals? Is it b...
wellness | By Daniel Peloquin | Jul 14, 2016
Getting to Know Your Gut
Start to think of yourself as less of a human made up entirely of human cells, and more of some sort of biological ecosystem housing a community populated by hundreds of trillions of bacterial organisms. The residents that populate this community outnumber your human cells 10 to 1. This means th...
wellness | By James Binder | Jul 08, 2016
The Truth Behind Caffeinating Your Workout
Caffeine might as well be our third presidential candidate, as it seems everyone either loves or hates this often abused legal stimulant. Whatever your stance, it is true that coffee, tea, and other caffeinated beverages are fixtures in modern society. When it comes to working out, there are bot...
wellness | By Josh Courage | Apr 17, 2016
Sugar: My Arch Nemesis
One of the most common mistakes I see with people looking to better their lives, is placing blame on outside things for all of their shortcomings. “I’m too old to be in shape”. “I like fried foods too much to have a six pack”. It’s not in my genetics to be stronger”. Look at these statements...
wellness | By Sun Pak | Apr 17, 2016
Engine Warning Light
It’s Monday morning and you’re driving towards the freeway entrance, as you head to work. You have your coffee mug in one hand, while holding the steering wheel with the other. As you begin to make your turn onto the freeway entrance, a red engine warning light starts glowing on your dashboard...
wellness | By John Huddart | Mar 27, 2016
Create A Resilient Relationship With Health
This 3 part series, written by John Huddart, a health coach and Ironman triathlete, explores how to best approach a goal, as big and complex, as getting healthy. In this article, Huddart shares a story of how he was safely able to let loose and party at a friends wedding before getting back onto...
wellness | By Mike Wolfanger | Mar 27, 2016
How Much Protein Do You Really Need?
While there are many contributing factors to the high rate of obesity in the United States, including sedentary lifestyles and serious misconceptions about eating, we must take a closer look at the obsession with protein consumption. So, the question is: how much protein do we really need? The ...
wellness | By John Huddart | Mar 20, 2016
If You Want to Get Healthy, You’re Going to Need a Plan
This 3 part series, written by John Huddart, a health coach and Ironman triathlete, explores how to best approach a goal, as big and complex, as getting healthy. Huddart’s ‘Ironman’ approach, relies little on willpower, and instead, teaches students to create sustainable habits that help to unlo...
wellness | By Joe Riggio | Mar 13, 2016
Meal Prep Done Right
For those of you who follow me online or know me at all, it is no secret that my biggest passion other than training is food! I love buying it, cooking it, and of course eating it. It’s the most important factor in your overall fitness. On average, I eat four meals per day plus snacks, all hom...
progress | By Ben Checketts | Jan 28, 2016
How to Save a Life
I have lived my entire life wishing and hoping to be in better shape. As melodramatic as it sounds, I can remember looking at G.I. Joes and Batman cartoons and thinking, "One day, I am going to look exactly like that." As a teen I fought to control my weight and generally fell flat on my face. S...
wellness | By Scott Stohler | Jan 23, 2016
Travel Time Flies When You're Fasting
After 7+ months on the road, I've discovered it's very difficult to eat healthily. With a limited choice between a paltry carbloaded sandwich or a malnourished prepackaged salad, staying healthy and keeping weight on is difficult. One trick I've learned while on the road is to fast. Many of yo...
wellness | By The Rhone Team | Dec 21, 2015
There Is No Such Thing as Overtraining
There is no such thing as overtraining. There is only under-recovery. Most people don’t put in enough time, effort, or intensity to put themselves into a state of overtraining. Most people simply don’t recover well enough. What Is Overtraining? Genuine overtraining refers to a long-term pattern ...
wellness | By Serena Marie RD | Oct 14, 2015
Food is Fuel. How to Prepare for a Marathon
Its marathon season at long last; and for all my runners rockin’ Rhone apparel while pursuing a half or full marathon this season, you may be strategizing a nutrition plan. As a registered dietitian and three times Boston Qualifier, I value nutrition not only as a means to maintain a lean, stron...