How balanced is your strength-training workout? If you’re like many people, you focus too much on the “vanity muscles” and not enough on the muscles that counterbalance them – the posterior chain. Here’s how to strike the right balance
We know that aerobic exercise is linked with greater cardiovascular fitness and that, in turn, is linked with lower mortality. But what about strength training? Can lifting weights and building muscle mass help you live longer?
Do you suffer from neck pain? If not, you’re at high risk if you use a smartphone. Find out why and what you can do to avoid neck problems in the age of technology.
Have you tried to make drastic changes to your diet and found they were unsustainable?
If you take a branched-chain amino acid supplement, will it help you develop more muscle? Find out what role branched-chain amino acids play in muscle growth and whether supplements are beneficial.
Meal timing – how much does it matter for weight control? Are there advantages to only eating during certain times of day? Find out what recent research shows.
Density training – have you tried it? Read on and find out what it is and how it can make your training more efficient.
What’s your protein I.Q.? In this article, we’ll look at five common myths and facts about protein and the role it plays in building muscle.
How many compound exercises do you include in your routine? If they don’t make up the bulk of your workout, you may be limiting your gains. Here are five reasons compound exercises that rock.
Who doesn’t want firm, defined abdominals? You probably do a variety of abdominal exercises, including those that target the obliques. However, some experts believe that training your obliques improperly can increase the size of your waist. Is there truth to this?