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The Top 15 Health & Fitness Articles On The Web for October 2015

With October slowly coming to an end, now is a good time to take a look back at some of the most valuable and influential health and fitness articles published across the Web during the month of October. Whether you’re looking for some valuable information on nutrition-related topics, personal training, or overall fitness, you can find a nice recap of the top blog posts of the month right here.


Registered dietitian Kathy over at Kath Eats Real Food has some excellent tips for using a vacuum sealer to keep food fresher for longer, thus saving you hassle and money in the process. If you’re tired of throwing away spoiled groceries, this blog is for you.

The Dietician’s Digest posted an intriguing article titled “Dietary Supplements, Low Regulation, Buyer Beware” highlighting the dangers of taking dietary supplements that haven’t been approved by the FDA.

In the spirit of Halloween, Alexandra Caspero over at  The Food Network blog posted a fun recipe for black bean and pumpkin enchiladas. Perfect for your next Halloween party, this recipe is both simple and filling. Plus, it’s loved by children and adults alike!

Over at KTK-Nutrition, we’ve got a helpful post for those who are new to the whole “healthy eating” thing; “Tips to Eating Well for a Longer Life” provides advice on eating foods that are good for the bones, digestive system, muscles, and more.

Finally, Dana Magee posted a blog for Rebel Dieticians entitled “Lunch Made Easy: Tips From a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist” that’s ideal for back-to-school. This blog provides tips for packing delicious, healthy lunches for children or for oneself.


Personal Training

In the world of personal training, Karen Smith has some excellent advice on a few exercises women and men alike can try out to improve their abilities to perform strong pull-ups in this Girls Gone Strong blog post.

Nia Shanks, from the popular personal training blog Lift Like a Girl, explains how doing too much can actually hinder your health and fitness goals, causing added stress in the process. A must-read for anybody frustrated by a lack of results.

Eric Cressey, a well known sports performance coach and personal trainer, offers advice for power-lifting beginners who want to achieve results, urging them to train more frequently to make the most of their workouts.

Many women have a hard time getting into weight training because they don’t know where to start. JC Deen tackles this topic in JCD Fitness blog’s “Weight Training for Women: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know.” 

Last but not least, strength training coach Thomas Campitelli provides readers with advice on completing a successful low-bar squat in his guest post on Tony Gentilcore’s fitness and training blog.


Ever considered jumping rope as a means of losing weight? Ross at Ross Training’s blog has some advice for incorporating jump rope into your fitness routine, along with some valuable information on its benefits.

Brandon Richey of Brandon Richey Fitness has published a few variations of the common push-up exercise that are great for those looking for more of a challenge in this “3 Powerful Push Up Variations for Building Muscle” post.

Looking to try something new in terms of a whole body workout? Check out the video blog posted by Timothy Bell on his Timothy Bell Fitness blog on “Best Bodyweight Exercise You’re Not Doing!” You just might learn a new move or two.

Steve at Nerd Fitness blog provides a fun recap of the 4-day Nerd Fitness Camp that they hold each year while also providing some advice for those looking to get into health and fitness for the first time in their lives.

Most people are aware of the plank, an excellent workout for the abs, arms, and legs. However, in this Hello Healthy blog by Shane Barnard, we’re introduced to several variations of the traditional plank that offer an addition challenge and greater muscle-building abilities. Definitely worth checking out for those who aren’t seeing results with traditional planks.

There you have it! Our list of the top 15 health and fitness articles across the Web for the month of October. Now, time to get reading!


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