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Have A #Heart2Heart — And Use These 10 Simple Tips To Improve Heart Health

Posted by on Feb 16, 2016 in Health It UP

Have a #Heart2Heart with a loved one. We’re loaded up with tips from Meta and Michael Strahan to make the conversation easier — and 10 simple actions that can dramatically improve heart health.

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[WOTM, 02/2016] Cut Body Fat & Boost Cardiovascular Health With The Cardio Cutter Workout Circuit

Posted by on Feb 10, 2016 in Featured Article, Full Body Workout Plans, Muscle It UP, Workout Of The Month, Workout Plans

February is Heart Health Month. Get your heart THUMPING, build cardio fitness, and incinerate fat in the process with February’s WOTM: The Cardio Cutter Workout Circuit.

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Miracle Melons — Crunching On This Superfruit Might Help Lower Blood Pressure [Study]

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Diet It UP, Study

Despite being 92% water, experts say that watermelon could be hiding powerful, heart-saving health perks within its green shell. Crack one open just in time for summer.

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[Review] The Complete Fish Oil Buyer’s Guide – 26 Top Products Reviewed

Posted by on Apr 2, 2013 in Featured Article, Fish Oil, Supp It UP, Supplement Rankings, Supplement Reviews

Whether you’re a beginner or savvy supplement veteran, shopping for fish oil can be a deceptive, overly complicated process. We’re here to cut through the clutter and help you save cash on one of the most important supplements for your all-around health.

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The Ultimate Blood Pressure Chart [Infographic]

Posted by on Aug 19, 2012 in Health It UP, Infographics

Blood pressure is a metric used to gauge the degree of force applied to arterial walls whenever the heart pumps blood. The Blood Pressure Chart serves as a phenomenal reference guide for all questions related to BP. What numbers are normal? What ratio is considered high blood pressure, and what ratio is borderline high blood pressure? What foods help keep BP where it should be? These questions and more answered below.

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[Recipes] Chobani Covered Frozen Blueberries

Posted by on Jul 20, 2012 in Diet It UP, Recipes

Bryan DiSanto

Bryan DiSanto

Founder & Editor-in-Chief at Lean It UP
ELLO ELLO I'm Bryan DiSanto. I'm the Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Lean It UP, a CPT/CSN/Fitness Coach, Chef trained at Le Cordon Bleu – Paris, NYU graduate, ex-fat kid, and all-around fitness junkie.

I also contribute to Men's Health Magazine.

When I'm not working on my abs (or somebody else’s), whipping up avocado roses and avocado toast, or running a Tough Mudder, I'm probably yelling at a Carolina Panthers game somewhere.

Come be friends with me on Snapchat (BRYDISANTO).
Bryan DiSanto
I came across a recipe for honey Chobani-covered frozen blueberries on their official blog and oh my god, they look DELICIOUS! They’re incredibly simple and easy to make — you only need two ingredients and about 5 minutes of prep time — plus they’re uber healthy to boot. WHAM. The Chobani coating is extremely high in muscle-building protein and probiotics, which help the digestive process, as well as a solid dosage of calcium and vitamin D. Blueberries are an absolute nutritional powerhouse that pack numerous uber-healthy vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, including: Fiber, vitamin C, and vitamin K Pterostilebene and Resveratrol — antioxidant compounds that lower LDL cholesterol (bad), blood sugar, and blood fats, which are major risk factors for heart disease and type-2 diabetes.¹  Resveratrol is also common in red wine and grapes Anthocyanin — a powerful antioxidant that prevents brain aging, reduces...

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18 Reasons Why You NEED To Lift Weights, Especially If You’re a Woman

Posted by on Jun 27, 2012 in Featured Article, Fitness Lists, Muscle It UP

While one goal of weight lifting is to buff up, most people who train religiously acknowledge that the benefits go far beyond muscular growth. Here are 18 reasons why you NEED to lift weights — right now.

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Uberfood: Naturally More Peanut Butter

Posted by on Apr 13, 2012 in Diet It UP, Uberfoods

If I were ever to have a love affair with a food, I think Naturally More Peanut Butter would probably be my top choice. This stuff is HOT baby!

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Uberfood: Flax Seed

Posted by on Apr 13, 2012 in Diet It UP, Nutrition Science, Uberfoods

The healthiest food in the world is probably one you’ve never heard of or know nothing about — flax seeds. Here are 8 ways flax seeds can significantly enhance your health, improve your looks, and add years to your life.

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