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Strength-training exercises fall into two main classes – compound movements and isolation movements. The tendency is to focus more on isolation exercises rather than compound exercises that work more muscle groups. What is the ideal mix of compound to isolation movements?
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Exercise helps burn fat, including belly fat, but what role does exercise INTENSITY play in helping you achieve lean, sculpted abs?
Keeping your ligaments and tendons healthy helps you perform better when you work out and as you age. A new study shows a combination of gelatin and exercise might help you build healthier connective tissue, ligaments, and tendons.
It’s almost time to celebrate a new year. 2017 is upon us. Is it time to re-evaluate your fitness goals? Here’s why you should.
Arthritis is one of the most common afflictions that hits you as you age. You may have heard that certain types of exercise is bad for arthritic joints. However, a new study calls this idea into question. Find out more.