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The CrossFit Games and My Battle With Depression
Openness about depression is uncommon - especially among professional athletes - but we need to start the conversation.
Understanding Cholesterol: Good Health by the Numbers
We frequently hear about the importance of maintaining "good" cholesterol, but what does these numbers really mean?
4 Areas of Your Health You May Be Neglecting
Don't overlook these four simple things that can contribute to your lack of oomph in reaching your goals.
It's Time to Skip the Bedtime Wine: 5 Tips for Better Sleep
Life can get in the way of a good night's sleep, but there are simple steps you can take to maximize the quality of your time on the pillow.
Stop the Clock: The Permanent Daylight Saving Revolution
We change our clocks twice a year in the U.S. because of Daylight Saving Time, and it costs the economy $434 million annually.
Research Says Nature Provides Secret Tools for Reducing Stress
Give your cortisol and DHEA levels a boost by investing time getting closer to nature.
Overtraining: The Difference Between Pros and Average Joes
Find out how to avoid the detriment of overtraining, regardless of your athletic prowess.
How Deadlifts Saved My Life
Being able to rip 400 pounds off the floor at any time has done more for my confidence than anything else.
How to Use the Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
If you’re an athlete refueling with carb supplements on the go, this simple test can determine if you are overfeeding.
The 3 Tools I Used to Conquer Autoimmune Disorder
Medical professionals couldn't help me. So I found alternative solutions with the help of my naturopath.
3 Ways to Prevent and Heal Foot Injuries
Your feet are your body's most basic support system. Take care of them, and they'll take care of you.
What Happened to Movement for Health?
Most people of today are disconnected with their bodies. How can we collectively make a difference?
The Progress Puzzle: 5 Pieces You Might Be Missing
What could we be doing wrong when we think we’ve nailed down a healthy routine?
Dealing With Rheumatoid Arthritis Through Fitness
The more I incorporated fitness into my day, the more the idea of giving up left my mind.
Sleep to Win: How Your Mattress Could Be Affecting Your Training
Is your mattress wreaking havoc on your sleep patterns - and your training, too?
4 Things You Don't Know You're Doing That Sabotage Your Performance
If you can kick any of these habits, you’ve just defined yourself as a stronger, fitter, more functional human.
4 Commitments You Can Make to Have Happy, Healthy Holidays
This year, I’m challenging myself (and you) to take the stress out of the holidays.
Tips for Staying Healthy While Visiting Loved Ones in the Hospital
If you're spending a lot of time with a loved one in the hospital, you need ways to keep yourself healthy, too.
Amy D. Hester
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