At what point can someone call themselves an athlete? After they win something other than a finisher’s medal or a personal best award? After a coach calls them such, as if knighting them with a PVC pipe? Or is someone an athlete simply by giving their all when participating in a sport. Is a participant, Read More
If you’ve been strength training for a while and feel ready to spice things up, try adding in what’s called a superset. There are a few variations you can play with to get slightly different benefits; overall, a superset allows you to boost the intensity of your workout compared to traditional weight lifting sets. And supersets are great for increasing what’s called muscularity. Put simply, this means increased muscle definition.
Oh alcohol: some people love it, some people don’t, some people love it a little too much. Like many nutrition and physical activity topics, the guidance depends on who you are and what you want. I’m sure you’re sick of hearing that—black and white answers are simpler—but it’s true. I’ll break it down a bit, but bottom line, it’s about trade-offs. Read More
I love the combination of roasted eggplant and tomato, not a fan of heavy cheese and sauces. So I kept what I like and tossed what I didn’t. Call it what you want, but I’m going with dressed-down eggplant parm.