Exercise

This Is the Best Exercise in the World—and You Can Do It Right Now

It’s time to forgo your weekly gym session. And no, we’re not encouraging any bad couch potato habits. Your body will get major results if you jump …

Swimming

Ten Benefits To Strength Training

<b>1. Increased Cognitive Function -</b><p>Strength training has shown to boost your cognitive function. This is largely down to the fact that training with …

Strength Training

Today's Workout 137: The dumbbell-only circuit for a full-body muscle attack

Plenty of circuits claim to work your entire body, but few actually live up to that promise. This four-move, rapid-fire circuit is one of those …

Muscle

20 things your bro doesn't know about weightlifting

Guys approach lifting weights for many different reasons. Aesthetics inspire some, while others seek to boost sports performance or simply counteract …

Muscle

This Overlooked Aspect of Sprinting Is the Key to Getting Faster

Your body can experience forces up to three times your body weight when sprinting, according to many reports. You must be able to withstand these …

Walking to work or doing the vacuuming can extend your life

One in 12 deaths could be prevented with 30 minutes of physical activity five days a week. That’s the conclusion from the world’s largest study of …

How Many Calories Do You Really Burn in a Cycling Class? We Know You're Wondering

Some cycling studios make pretty wild claims about how many calories you'll burn from an hour-long class. For example, I was once promised that I …

Cycling

Decision on Pogba surgery next week, reveals surgeon

The France international is suffering from a hamstring injury, and could be forced out of action for an extended period.<p>Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba will find out if he will go under the knife to cure his hamstring troubles next week, Finnish surgeon Sakari Orava has revealed.<p>Oraval, who …

Soccer

Cher’s impressive daily routine proves planking knows no age

There’s no denying that Cher is a total legend—but not just for her hit songs and fearless fashion choices (and Oscar-winning acting chops, NBD). The …

Lifestyle

Finally, an Expert Tells Us Exactly How Often We Should Be Working Out

Working out is full of so many numbers, from reps to sets to seconds in between exercises. It's a lot to keep up with! It's like trying to color-coordinate your closet after a huge vacation – no easy task. To make the effort you put in worthwhile, it helps to know you're doing the right amount of …

Fitness

'I've Helped Hundreds Of Women Transform Their Bodies—This Is the Best Way To See Results'

Hint: You're probably spending way too much time on cardio.<p>I’ve been a trainer for a really long time. I’ve helped my fair share of famous faces and celebrities get in shape—as well as women who aren't stepping on a red carpet anytime soon.<p>When working with my day-to-day clients, I've noticed a …

Women's News

Why Cycling is the Best Way to Lose Weight

Want to lose weight and keep it off? Here’s why ​the first fitness machine you ever owned is still the best<p>Having worked as a certified fitness trainer for 21 years, I’ve long since come to the conclusion that if you’re looking for the best exercise to shed a few pounds—and keep them off—nothing …

Cycling

What Type Of Workout You Should Do Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Of course, any workout beats no workout, but if you could actually maximize your performance somehow, you'd be into it, right? Well, turns out, there are certain exercises that are better suited to your body's needs based on your zodiac sign.<p>Sounds strange, but stay with us, here. Some signs are …

Astrology

Don’t overthink your exercise: just 2.5 hours per week of any kind could help you live longer

Walking to work and cleaning your house both qualify.<p>With the explosion of boutique gyms and spin classes and ultramarathons, it can feel like exercise should be both expensive and extreme. But researchers are finding that it really doesn’t seem to matter what kind of physical activity you do to …

Wellness

The Total-Body Strength Workout Professional Ballerinas Do Every Day

Did you ever dream about being a ballerina? Or at least achieve a sculpted, slender body like one? Good news: Here’s a workout that lets you …

Ballet

Back Pain and Back Strength | Mark Rippetoe

There are times when The Conventional Wisdom and The Reality of the Situation are at odds. Our recent presidential election provides a poignant …

Pain

How to get the most out of your workout in the least amount of time

You've probably heard that you need to get at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise every week. But a study published in the <i>Journal of Applied</i> …

American College of Sports Medicine

The Difference Between Male and Female Biomechanics in Strength Training

There is no doubting the need to acknowledge that men and women deserve the same opportunities in sports, fitness, and by extension, their physical …

CrossFit

Resistance exercise linked to reduced anxiety

(Reuters Health) - People who do resistance exercises like weight lifting may experience less anxiety than people who don’t workout, a research review suggests<p>Researchers analyzed data from 16 previously published studies with a total of 922 participants who were randomly assigned to do resistance …

Resistance Training

The best AMRAP workouts to boost your muscle endurance

The aim of AMRAP (“as many rounds as possible”) is to beat the number of rounds you did in your last session.<p>Self-defined goals like this build …

Fitness

Add This Change to Your Workout Routine Now to Help You Stay Fit Later

You can be setting yourself up well for your golden years<p>Staying active doesn’t have to be boring—and the fun stuff might actually be a lifesaver: Men who play sports are more likely to remain active in their later years than those who engage in other kinds of physical activity, a new study in <i>BMJ</i> …

Old Age

Just 30 minutes of activity over 5 days could save lives

A study of people living in 17 wealthy and less wealthy nations has found that all forms of physical activity, be it working out in the gym, walking …

Medicine

If your music appears to slow down when you exercise, this is what could be happening in your brain

About 30 minutes into every workout I do, something weird happens.<p>I always exercise with music, and after running for about half an hour the songs I'm listening to sound different than normal. It's the same song playing, but the tempo feels like it has slowed down.<p>It turns out it isn't my phone …

The Magical Power Between Your Legs

The adductors can do a lot more for your performance than just squeeze your knees together.read more

Fitness

Tip: Warm Up Fast and Kill It

Turn on your nervous system, increase core temp, get mobile, and kill your workout. Here's how.<p>This quick upper body warm-up includes active …

Stretching

Quincy Pondexter's close call on road to recovery: 'I'm about to die'

FRESNO, Calif. -- Quincy Pondexter's spacious six-bedroom house in his hometown of Fresno sits on a few acres. For the past eight months, the …

Basketball

The First Laser Tag Workout Studio is Officially Here

Boutique gyms with cult-like group classes and trendy ‘new’ workouts are a dime a dozen, but one studio aims to incorporate a teenage pastime into …

Fitness

Can trying to meet specific exercise goals put us off being active altogether?

Encouraging people to meet specific fitness goals when they are new to exercising can be ineffective. In fact, it may even make it harder to become …

Self-improvement

Young people oppose Fitbits in schools

Secondary school pupils are not keen on digital fitness trackers being used in physical education, according to our latest research. Wearing a Fitbit …

Wearable Tech

Optimum Performance: Determining an NFL player's susceptibility to injury | NOLA.com

In week 2, the Houston Texans reported a staggering 19 injury notations - 36% of the active roster - on the weekly NFL mandated injury report. Seven …

New Orleans