The Best and Worst Oils to Eat for Better Health

The Best and Worst Oils to Eat for Better Health

There are various cooking oils to choose from—some being better for high-heat cooking, such as for stir-fries, and others being more suitable for low-heat cooking, like for a fresh green salad or a batch of roasted kale chips. And beyond the cooking technique, some oils have more health benefits than others. Of course, avoiding frying and looking for better-for-you cooking styles, like baking, roasting, and sautéing, will create a healthier dish in general. Compare fried chicken wings to baked chicken wings or grilled chicken breast, for example. But also some oils have certain heart-healthy or anti-inflammatory properties to take the nutritional profile to the next level. Here are the best and worst oils to enjoy for optimal health and longevity. Plus, great flavor! (That’s important, too, right?) Best: Olive Oil Olive oil is long known for its high content of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats known to keep inflammation at bay and... Read More
Upper Body Workout at Home From 10 Rounds

Upper Body Workout at Home From 10 Rounds

Throwing punches is a great way to shape your shoulders and build back strength, says Elanit Friedman, Senior Director of Fitness for Beachbody. Bonus: Unlike most upper body workouts at home, shadowboxing requires absolutely zero equipment. A boxer for more than two decades, she helped Super Trainer Joel Freeman create the 10 Rounds boxing workout program that builds the entire body — and the upper body is no exception. “Each boxing workout, you’ll consistently throw combinations for three-minute rounds,” Friedman explains. “Each strike targets the chest, triceps, shoulders and serratus anterior, which spans under the upper arm and is often called the ‘boxer muscle.’ The longer you keep going, the more you develop upper-body endurance.” The 6 Upper-Body Shadowboxing Moves You Need to Know Ever tried shadowboxing? Here are six best upper body exercises you can add to your routine, straight from 10 Rounds. Try performing each one on its own, or... Read More