Dr Phil McAllister's Latest Posts

Dr. Phil Shares: 8 Bad Habits That Kill Your Metabolism

You may already suspect your metabolism slows as you age. According to research published in the Public Health Nutrition journal, you’re right. In a review of data on energy expenditure, researchers found simply getting older is associated with progressive declines in basal metabolic rate. On top of that, there are many daily habits that can […]

| March 22nd 2019

Dr. Phil Shares: Can You Lose Fat Through Exercise Alone?

One of the hardest parts about starting a fat-loss program is knowing you won’t be able to eat a lot of the foods you enjoy. At least, not in the same quantities. For this reason, some people try to achieve their fat-loss goal through exercise alone, hoping they’ll burn enough calories during their workout to […]

| March 16th 2019

Dr. Phil Shares: Why You Should Get up and Walk After Dinner

When you eat a heavy meal, it can often make you feel sluggish afterward and even disrupt sleep. But getting up and taking a short walk after eating can help combat this. Not only is walking a great low-impact activity to help you stay healthy overall, it can specifically aid digestion and control blood sugar levels — preventing crashes in energy. […]

| March 14th 2019

Dr. Phil Shares: 7 Exercises To Avoid

The next time you go to the gym, take a look around: you’ll probably see all kinds of exercises, some good and some not-so-good. The unfortunate truth is that not all exercises are created equal. Some are incredibly effective at building muscle and melting fat; others are ineffective and can even do more harm than […]

| February 27th 2019

Dr. Phil Shares:5 Science-Backed Solutions For a Healthy Lifestyle

  If you feel overwhelmed trying to build a healthier life for yourself, stop stressing. You can perform the simplest tasks and still create a more active, flourishing life. Plus, executing such small activities can put you on a path toward accomplishing your larger health and fitness goals. If you struggle with any of these […]

| February 18th 2019

Dr. Phil Shares: 5 Rules For Better Planks and a Stronger Core

  Planks are one of the hardest exercises to get right. Yet, most of us incorporate planks into our workouts, whether it’s running, lifting or doing bootcamp. What many of us don’t realize is we’re planking all wrong. “Planking is the gold standard exercise for core strength and stability,” explains Shana Verstegen, fitness director at Supreme Health […]

| February 18th 2019

Dr Phil Shares: The Best Exercises You Can’t Do Wrong

No matter what exercise you do, it’s important to use great technique at all times. Period. You might be able to get away with sloppy form for a little bit, but eventually, it’ll catch up with you. That’s why it’s so valuable to have someone by your side, making sure you’re in the correct position […]

| February 12th 2019

Dr. Phil Shares: Prevent Winter Slip Ups!

Stay Standing This Winter! Falling on ice can leave you red-faced with embarrassment, or far more seriously, hurt badly from taking a knee to the ice or falling awkwardly on icy snow. Slippery sidewalks, driveways and icy parking lots can be risk factors for falls in winter. Avoid a bad fall with these top tips! […]

| January 22nd 2019