About Zac Howard

Zac Howard is a writer on The Path Editorial Team. He is a graduate of Florida State University and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in magazine journalism at NYU. With his passion for lifting and dieting, Zac enjoys writing about all different kinds of exercise as well as keeping up with the latest news in the world of fitness. In addition to his contributions on The Path, he is a fitness beat writer for NYU Magazine. For more of his work, visit NYUMag.com.

8 Benefits of Staying Hydrated

Water is good for you in more ways than you may realize.

3 Different Types of Protein and How They Affect Your Diet

Protein is essential for muscle growth and that building muscle helps burn fat. Therefore, getting a healthy amount of protein every day is a critical step towards maintaining a complete diet.

How Supplements Can Improve Your Life

Our food is often grown and raised in controlled, unnatural environments—not to mention most of it is processed. That’s where supplements come in.

8 Simple Tips for Proper Gym Etiquette

To help you from being “that guy” or “that girl,” here’s a list of basic rules for how everyone should behave while working out. Courtesy: don’t leave home without it.

Cheat Days: Harmful of Helpful?

One of the keys to a sustainable diet is finding nutritional foods that you enjoy, rather than making an extensive list of things you can’t eat.

5 Ways to Train Like an Olympian

There's nothing more inspirational than seeing the success and hearing the stories of olympians. Step a bit closer to your gold medal by training your mind and body.

Is the Food Pyramid Still Valid?

Since the food pyramid guidelines were released in the 90s, they have been scrutinized by nutritionists and doctors.

Protein Might Be Your Key to Getting More Energy

Protein does more than just help to build muscle.