Strength Training

The gym exercise everyone overdoes, according to a PT

You probably involve it in every workout.<p>They might not be your favourite, but squats are by far one of the most straight-forward strength-training exercises you can do.<p>While it might take practice to perfect your technique, the concept of essentially crouching down and back up again - while your …

Exercise

Tip: No Need to Wait So Long Between Workouts

New research says you don't have to wait 48 to 72 hours before working the same body parts again. Here's the science.<p>As long as I can remember, the …

Exercise

This Trainer Shares 4 Bodyweight Moves That Can Replace Your Next Treadmill Workout

Whether you're looking for a quick hotel-room workout or you just want to spice up your current fitness routine, we've got the perfect exercises for you. Trainer and fitness influencer Stefanie Williams shared a bodyweight workout on Instagram that will have you sweating immediately. With just four …

Exercise

The Nike Vaporfly 4% May Make You Faster. But I Don’t Have to Like That

Plus, multiple ways you can get faster without spending $250 on shoes.<p>I have not run in the heralded Nike Vaporfly 4% shoes, but maybe I should based on fascinating data from a recent <i>New York Times</i> report that shows this is one shoe that seems to live up to its claim of making you a faster …

Marathons

The 15 minute A-list workout that’s surprisingly perfect for women over 40

Since hitting my 40’s I’ve come to crave the endorphins that come from thirty minutes or so of moving around vigorously. I like to run, jump around, break a sweat - the usual fat-burning stuff. Though, I’m not so fond of the kind of workout that involves a lot of grunting and heavy lifting. Not …

Fashion (UK)

Do Air Squats Burn Fat? Here's What Trainers Had to Say

Air squats seem to be the favorite bodyweight exercise for HIIT classes and other boutique fitness studios. Since you use no other equipment except your body, air squats are supposed to help you tone your legs, build a booty, and torch lower-body fat. But are these promises too good to be true? …

Exercise

How Often Should You Work Out?

Getty Images<p>How many times have you joined a gym or committed to an exercise plan to lose weight, only to back out after a few weeks because you have …

Exercise

"I completely revamped my diet — and said goodbye to chronic migraines"

Cutting dairy was SO worth it.<p><b>"I was 5 years old when I had my first migraine. When my parents took me to the doctor, they told them these 'headaches' would go away as I got older. They didn’t.</b><p>As I got older, the migraines got worse. The debilitating pain would come at least once a week, and when I …

Migraines

3 Single-Leg Exercises Every Athlete Should Utilize

Single-leg exercises might be the most under-appreciated and under-utilized training tactic in sports performance. I believe the biggest reason for …

Exercise

Improve Traditional Lifts with the Surge Storm

Athletes, fitness enthusiasts and those who work out utilizing a CrossFit® training-style are always looking for new ways to:<p>Enhance movement …

Exercise

Hilary Duff's workout routine has stayed similar for years — here's what she does to stay in killer shape

Hilary Duff is one of the rare former child stars who manage to grow up to establish a long-lasting showbiz career with basically zero mishaps. …

Exercise

5 Changes I Made in My Life to Lose Face Fat and Get Healthy

When I was overweight and unhealthy, there were a lot of things I wanted to change. First and foremost, I wanted to have more energy and feel more like myself so I could go about my life like I used to. But I also wanted to fit into my clothes again, as well as reduce the extra weight that had been …

Fitness

Gigi Hadid Shows Off Ripped Abs In Workout Gear

Slay girl, slay!<p>In her latest Instagram post, Gigi Hadid is proving to fans that she can look good in just about anything. While many fans are used …

Workouts

20 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally

You may be able to manage your blood pressure without drugs.

High Blood Pressure

Why Barbells for Aging Trainees

Starting Strength Channel<p>Why Barbells for Aging Trainees<p>by Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC | July 17, 2018<p>Dr. Jonathon Sullivan, Starting Strength …

Exercise

We Worked Out In Girlfriend Collective's New Leggings & Here's How They Felt

<i>To help you find workout gear that's as functional as it is stylish, we're trying out the latest products and letting you know how they fare when we</i> …

Weightlifting

How Much Cardio Do You Need to Do to Lose Stubborn Fat? Here's Your Answer

If you hit up the cardio machines at the gym hoping to shed fat, you might be wasting your time. Fitness trainer and fat-loss coach Ivica Fridrih addressed the question, "Is cardio necessary for fat loss?" in a recent Instagram post. He said that many people still believe that "doing excessive …

Fitness

The Most Popular Ways to Get Fit in D.C.

That warm, slightly sweaty feeling you’re getting from being in Washington, D.C., during the summer? It’s not just the humidity. According to the …

Travel

Best Multi-Joint Exercises

Weight training exercises are designed to overload your muscles as they exert force to overcome movement. This movement is classified as joint …

Workouts

Fitness benefits of dog ownership come to light at 'Muddy Paws' trail race: Stretching Out

PENINSULA, Ohio - Forget a new Bowflex or treadmill. Maybe all you really need to get fit is a dog.<p>I know I could benefit from one. The pup I …

Pets

Don't Give Up! I Survived the Terrible Keto Flu Following These 3 Tips

I was hardly a full day into my ketogenic diet when I woke up feeling hungover, despite not imbibing the night before. I was on the verge of tears and ready to snap at any small scenario throughout the day, and walking left me feeling as though I were hauling sandbags. At first, I brushed it off as …

Workouts

What Sam Wood wants you to know about banishing belly fat

Without a doubt one of my most asked questions as a personal trainer is ‘Sam, how do I get a flat stomach?”. Yep, everyone wants that toned tummy and …

Fitness

My Weight Loss Is Slowing Down, Will it Speed Up Again?

As you begin your weight-loss journey, you celebrate every pound you lose. As your weight loss journey continues, you may find that your progress …

Fitness

TCU’s ‘strong man’ has weight training in his genes

TCU receiver Jaelan Austin has been lifting weights for as long as he can remember.<p>Makes sense since he grew up with a personal trainer dad.<p>The South …

College Football

Club Pilates to Add Nine Studios in the Chicagoland Area by Year End, Brings Total to 23

CHICAGO, July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- There is a new workout gaining popularity around the Chicagoland area – Pilates. In fact, the practice has become so popular that Club Pilates, the nation's largest premium, boutique Pilates franchise is seeing exponential growth in the Chicagoland area. By …

Yoga

Kettlebell Workouts For Extreme Fitness Are Also Great For Women

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});<p>Kettlebell extreme exercises you are great if you have been<br>looking for the streamlined answer to …

Exercise

Can Baking Soda Boost Your Workout and Help You Lose Weight?

We decode the health claims behind this baking staple.<p>If you had a nickel for every natural weight-loss claim out there, you’d probably be rich.<p>There’s yet another “miracle weight loss” ingredient making waves, and it can be found right in your pantry: baking soda. Yep, the same powder that makes …

Weight Loss

The Best Women's Workout Plans for the Fastest Weight Loss

Losing weight is tough, especially for women. You need to burn lots of calories, eat clean and stay motivated. There are tons of exercise programs …

Exercise

How Molly Sims Keeps a Healthy Balance (Plus Her No. 1 Tip for Moms)

Molly Sims caught up with LIVESTRONG.COM and revealed her tips and tricks for how to stay healthy as a busy mom.

Healthy Living

11 Major Health and Fitness Benefits of Lifting Weights

Wonder what *really* happens when you add strength training to your routine? All these perks.<p>No disrespect to cardio, but if you want to blast fat, …

Exercise