How long should you rest between resistance training sets to maximize your results? It all depends on what you’re trying to achieve. Find out how rest periods impact the results you get when you train and how to decide how long to rest between sets.
Fitness related articles
Teen obesity is a “growing” problem and lack of physical activity is a contributor. How many teens get the recommended amount of exercise? Find out and discover why exercise is so critical for teens from a health perspective.
Exercise not only makes you look and feel better now – it makes it more likely you’ll be healthy enough to enjoy your retirement years. Staying physically active can help you age smarter. Here are four ways exercise improves the aging process.
Once you’ve gained strength and lean body mass and want to maintain it – how hard and how often do you have to work out? It’s harder to build strength and muscle than it is to maintain it but that doesn’t mean you can slack off. Find out what research shows about exercise frequency and intensity when you’re in maintenance mode.
Holidays, vacations, special events – they can all lead to overindulgences and weight gain. A new study shows exercise is key to staying metabolically healthy when you overeat. Find out more about how exercise helps keep those overindulgences from harming your health.
If you lift weights, there’s a good chance you’ve experienced shoulder pain at some point. In some cases, the symptoms can become chronic. This article discusses common causes of shoulder pain in weight lifters and how to prevent them.
Exercise does good things for almost every part of your body – but what about your skin? Does exercise have benefits for your skin too? Discover the possible benefits working out has for your skin and how to maximize them.
Are you stuck in your comfort zone? Comfort zones feel good but they also limit your fitness gains. Discover tips for breaking out of your exercise comfort zone and how it can help you achieve your fitness goals.
Can exercise during the middle years of your life protect against frailty and loss of strength later? That’s what a new study shows. Find out more about strength training and how it may reduce your risk for sarcopenia later on in life. You’ll discover the role nutrition plays in preventing loss of muscle as well as a vitamin that may be beneficial.
Can exercise lower your risk for getting cancer if you’re a woman? For certain cancers, the answer seems to be yes. Find out five cancers that are common in women that exercise may reduce your risk for. Another reason to keep working out!