This Is Why Your Muscles Look Bigger Right After You Work Out
What exactly is "the pump" and does it mean your muscles are growing?
The Fat-Burning Effects of HIIT Workouts Are Exaggerated
Here’s a closer look at the science on cardio and weight loss and what it all means for you.
Being Sore After a Workout Doesn't Mean Your Muscles Are Growing
There’s very little evidence to show that being sore indicates muscle damage or faster muscle growth, or that a lack of soreness means that your workout wasn’t effective.
Lifting Weights Has a Surprising Effect on Mental Health
In a new paper, researchers took a closer look at the connection between depression, anxiety, and working out.
How to Get in Shape Without Cutting Out Alcohol
No, you don't have to give up drinking entirely to burn fat.
The Complicated Relationship Between Testosterone and Muscle Growth
It's not the levels of testosterone that men have that matters, but rather how sensitive they are to the hormone.
Trying to Freeze Your Fat Cells Away Could Wind Up Backfiring
While the research is promising, cryolipolysis may end up doing the exact opposite of what you want it to do.
Does Exercising Before Breakfast Help You Burn More Fat?
Critics like to say that fasted cardio is a catabolic menace that will strip away the muscle you’ve worked so hard to build.
How to Lose Weight and Build Muscle at the Same Time
Gaining strength while burning fat isn't easy to do, but research shows that it is possible.
How Fast Can You Expect to Build Muscle Naturally?
An expert trainer explains the role of genetics, muscle memory, and lifestyle when you're trying to gain as much strength as possible—without turning to supplements or steroids.
Your Favorite Celebrity’s Workout Routine Probably Won’t Work For You
You could do everything right, but your body might not respond the way you're expecting.
A Beginner's Guide to Intermittent Fasting
A personal trainer with more than 20 years of experience on the diet explains the pros and cons.