About Ben Ilaria

Ben is a personal trainer and recent graduate of Fordham University. He loves everything health and fitness. You can check out Ben’s fitness and lifestyle blog, Mind Matter Fitness, where he offers advice, motivation, and workout plans for free.


The Vegetables That Elite Athletes Swear By

If you're serious about your training, it's time to prove it with these essential veggies.

5 Hacks to Stick to Your Diet Through the Holidays

If you’re trying to eat healthy, have no fear - here are a few tips to help you stick to your diet this holiday season.

The 3 Essential Rules for Exercising Outdoors in the Winter

A little (or, you know, a lot of) cold weather should never get in the way of a killer workout.

Here’s What Happens to Your Body When You Start to Build Muscle

If you're getting into the weight lifting game, here's what you need to know.