Short, intense workouts are growing in popularity. Tabata interval training is among the shortest around – but what Tabatas lack in time they make up for with intensity. Unfortunately, most people don’t get the full benefits of a Tabata workout. Find out why.
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You already know all the good things strength training does for adults – but what if your kids want to get involved? Is strength training safe for children – and at what age should they start? Find out more about the benefits of strength training for kids.
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Who doesn’t want to maximize the benefits they get from each and every workout? This article discusses seven different ways to maximize cardiovascular and musculoskeletal benefits without spending more time working out.
Headed to the beach, and you don’t have access to a gym? You can still get a great workout at the beach without equipment. Here’s how to get a calorie-burning workout without leaving the surf and sand.
The conventional way to build lean body mass is to use a weight that’s 60 to 80% of your one-rep max – but is that the only way? Some studies show training with lighter weights can also build muscle. Is there any truth to this?
The most visible sign of skin aging is the appearance of wrinkles and skin laxity. Most people use creams and treatments like Botox to improve the appearance of aging skin. Now a study shows exercise may have benefits for aging skin. Find out how.
Your muscles use three different energy systems to fuel exercise. This article discusses these three energy systems along with the types of exercise you can use to target each one. By doing so, you can fine tune your training results. Find out more.