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Fitness related articles
Are tight hip flexors affecting your training? These powerful muscles can impact your risk for injury, the results you get from lower body training, your posture and even your appearance. Find out more about this central group of muscles and what you can do to keep them healthy.
How coordinated are you? Being physically coordinated improves sports performance and reduces the risk for injury when you work out and in everyday life. This article discusses what it means to be coordinated and whether or not you can improve how coordinated you are through exercise training.
How strong are your core muscles? Having a strong core has multiple benefits for sports performance and for functional movements. This article identifies signs that core muscles are weak and makes suggestions for strengthening them.
Who doesn’t want to see fitness training results quickly? According to a new study, high-intensity interval training may offer faster improvements in aerobic capacity than moderate-intensity aerobic exercise. Read on and discover how HIIT training can help you get in shape more quickly.
Did you know weak upper back muscles can make you look older AND increase your risk for neck and back pain? This article discusses why upper back strength training is so important and what exercises target these muscles.
A strength-training injury can keep you out of the gym for weeks and cause you to lose the gains you’ve already made. Who wants that? This article discusses seven common causes of strength-training injuries and how to avoid them.
Everyone develops muscle at a different rate. Some people have to work harder than others to see their muscles “pop.” This is especially true of women. Women generally have greater strength in their lower body than upper body. Do women also have a harder time developing upper body muscle definition?
If you’re pressed for time, you may be forced to do cardio and strength training on the same day. That brings up the age-old question, which should you do first? A new study looked at the hormonal response to doing one before the other. Find out what this study showed and whether it exercise order really matters.
When you hear the word “anabolic,” protein is probably the macronutrient that pops into your head. Did you know that carbohydrates also have anabolic effects by helping preserve lean body mass? Find out why you need carbohydrates in your diet, especially if you do high-intensity endurance or resistance exercise.