Work that core! How many times have you heard about the importance of doing that? Read on and discover four ways to work your core without spending all of your time doing standard core exercises. Then put these ideas into action for stronger, tighter core muscles.
Things have been looking sweet for chocolate lately. Read on and discover what new research shows about the health benefits of chocolate and why you should be selective in choosing what brand of chocolate you buy.
Lightheadedness and feelings of near faintness are scary! Have you ever experienced this right after a workout or when you got up from a mat too quickly? Is this an ominous sign? Discover why you might feel lightheaded or dizzy and what you can do to prevent those unpleasant feelings.
No doubt about it – bone broth is a hot, new food trend. In fact, some people are sipping it as a replacement for coffee – but is it as healthy as it’s cracked up to be? Get the nutritional low-down on bone broth.
How much do you know about high-intensity interval training or HIIT? Myths abound about this form of training. Read on and discover 5 common myths that can affect the result you get from high-intensity training and how to work around them.
Recovery time is important, especially if you train hard. One approach to recovery is called a “deload.” Find out what a deload is, how it can help you, and how to add periods of deloading to your fitness routine.
How much do doctors and other health care professionals know about fitness and nutrition? Maybe not as much as you think. Here are five common myths that too many health professionals still believe.
One technique athletes use for muscle recovery after a workout is an ice bath or cold shower. Weight lifters sometimes do the same thing – but is this a smart practice? According to recent research, taking a cold bath doesn’t necessarily help with recovery or muscle soreness and could make it harder to reach your strength goals. Find out why.
Most winning athletes have a “success” mindset. The same applies to success in any endeavor, including strength training. Surprisingly, research shows a negative mindset can limit your strength gains. The reality? You’re likely stronger than you think you are. Find out more.
What’s the thing you fear the most about weight training? How about getting an injury that keeps you from working out for a few weeks? In this article, we’ll look at the most common weight training injuries, where they occur and how to prevent them.