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How Much Does Strength Training Really Increase Metabolism?

The claim: Strength training will help you build muscle and boost your metabolism. It’s a winning proposition for any woman vying to maintain a …

Today's Workout 136: The ultimate quick-hit circuit to combine weight training and cardio

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>The cardio vs. weights debate has been raging ever since one surly cavedude figured out how to chuck rocks, and …

These Funny CrossFit Memes Will Make You Want to WOD ASAP

Maybe your obsession with CrossFit is just beginning, and maybe it's already consumed you! Either way, you're going to love these hilarious memes that will totally ring true if burpees, box jumps, WODs (workout of the day), and squats have slowly become part of your being.

Winter is coming: Boost your mood and strength

As evenings get shorter and mornings get colder, hitting snooze over perfecting your squats may seem like a no-brainer.<p>But you might find you want to …

Team Series: What Are You Waiting For?

The 2017 CrossFit Team Series begins on Wednesday.<p>It’s the series’ fourth season, and this year, the competition is more accessible than ever. Gone …

CrossFit

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

This 4-Move Dumbbell Circuit is the Best Way to Start Strength Training

Follow along once with us, then repeat it as many times as you want.<p>When it comes to strength training, it can be tough to know which exercises and …

Workouts

Tip: How to Build Your Serratus

Here's how to target this often neglected muscle.<p>The serratus anterior are located just under the arm on the ribcage and are embedded within the …

Workouts

How to get jacked while doing cardio

At this year’s CrossFit Games, Brent Fikowski demonstrated that power and aerobic capacity don’t have to be mutually exclusive. The 26-year-old won …

The 5 Step Ankle Mobility Fix

Better Ankle Mobility, Bigger Lifts<p>Think you have problems with ankle mobility? You're not alone. Problem is, this thought has caused a lot of …

Biomechanics

Exercising But Not Seeing Results? You May Be Doing the Wrong Workout for Your Body

There’s no one-size-fits-all routine, researchers say. Switching things up may help you get closer to your fitness goals.<p>Resolved to rev up your …

Research

watchOS 4 update for Apple Watch is now available, here’s everything new

watchOS 4 is out today as a free update for all Apple Watch models. The latest version brings three new watch faces including Toy Story and Siri, new versions of Music and the Heart Rate app, enhancements to the Activity and Workout apps including High Intensity Interval Training, and much more.<p>The …

The Strong Lifter's Guide to Healthy Knees

5 Steps to Pain-Free Knees and Bigger Lifts<p>5 Steps to Bulletproof Knees<p>Do your knees feel like they might explode every time you squat to parallel? …

Workouts

An exercise physiologist reveals the workout equipment you should always avoid in the gym, and why

Heather Milton, exercise physiologist at NYU Langone Health, reveals the workout equipment you should always avoid in the gym, and why. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Heather Milton:</b> So when you're in the gym and you are looking for the best exercise equipment to use to maximize whatever …

An online workout program that could actually be fun

Your best-laid plans to hit the gym after work keep getting derailed? It happens: commitments pop up, plans fall through, and mostly, Netflix beckons.<p>…

Follow This Trainer's Warmup and You'll Have the Best Run of Your Life

The warmup and cooldown are the easiest parts to skip when it comes to our workouts. We justify to ourselves that they don't matter nearly as much as …

Exercise

Starting Strength for the Obese Trainee - Nick Klemetson

​"Obese trainees have more than likely already been living a sedentary lifestyle, resulting in a low base of strength to begin with. On the positive …

Tip: Half Sit-Up Flye

Strengthen your core and get some isolation work for your pecs at the same time with this unique movement.<p>Challenge your abs, hip flexors, and even …

Workouts

7 Burpee Variations That Put Your Strength and Stamina to the Test

Give 'em a try.<p>You can’t walk within 100 yards of a gym or CrossFit studio without hearing the word “burpee.” That’s because the exercise is one of …

Workouts