Knowledge is power, and unfortunately, if you're receiving misinformation it's enough to derail your productivity in the gym.
While exercise may seem like an unlikely cure for muscle and joint aches, staying active can actually help ease discomfort.
In most gyms, there's a machine for every muscle group. But if you plan to rely on machines only, you won't make much progress toward your fitness goals.
Although weight matters when it comes to health, the true path to wellness may be to not try to lose weight at all.
Many of us use an inappropriate amount of weight at one point or another, especially those new to strength training.
Rather than advise people to avoid lifting, they should be taught to make regular lifting part of their everyday routine. To build the muscles of the spine, the load must be heavy enough, as with any weight training.
The decision to exercise is a personal one and there are hundreds of reasons to work out that don't include weight loss.
Exercise is like the fountain of youth, helping to preserve the mind and body. Power up your brain and brawn with the following age-defying workouts.
After seeking help from local running and nutrition coaches, I'm at the point in my training where I have it (mostly) figured out. I now know what works for me and my body. Here's what I've found.
It seems as though the quest for a toned body adds just one more thing to strive for - another layer of pressure for women. Not only do they need to restrict caloric intake, but they also need to add a muscle-building exercise routine.
First came the field trips to Whole Foods. Sugar was out, healthy snacks and water were in.
The prevailing myth about overweight and obese people is that if they just worked harder, they would become thin, but that's actually not a typical outcome.
Researchers found that in 2015, youths watched telecasts associated with 10 sports sports organizations more than 412 million times.