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.
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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!
Exercise impacts every area of your life, doesn’t it? That’s why it shouldn’t be surprising that it can affect your menstrual cycle. Find out how vigorous exercise affects your cycle and what it means to your overall health.
There are virtually unlimited ways to incorporate intensity into your workout. Here are eight of the most proven principles any athlete can use to promote growth. These principles are used in many of my workout programs like STS and Xtrain. Principles for increasing intensity are especially useful for power lifters and bodybuilders, but they translate easily to the aspects of other sports.
Exercise may feel uncomfortable, especially when you’re really challenging yourself. Are there ways to reduce the perception of how hard exercise feels so you feel more comfortable or can perform a little longer or harder? Discover four ways to make exercise feel easier that are supported by research.
How do you feel after a tough workout? Even if you were feeling down, chances are you felt a lot better after your exercise session. Ever wonder why that is? Find out why exercise makes you feel good and improves your mood and why it’s the best mental therapy there is.
So time strapped that you can’t find time to do a workout? You have more time than you think. First, you have to let go of limiting beliefs like you have to do 30 minutes or more to get the benefits of exercise. Read on and discover ways to make time for a workout even when it seems impossible.