muscle

Phys Ed

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.
Christian Finn
1.14.19
Phys Ed

How to Start Working Out When You Have Anxiety

The gym is an anxious person's nightmare.
K. Aleisha Fetters
12.19.18
Fitness

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.
Christian Finn
12.14.18
mental health

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.
Christian Finn
12.6.18
Phys Ed

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.
Christian Finn
11.27.18
Phys Ed

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.
Christian Finn
11.11.18
Phys Ed

How to Actually Stop Slouching All the Time

These core strengthening moves will go a long way towards fixing your bad posture.
K. Aleisha Fetters
11.8.18
diet

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.
Christian Finn
10.14.18
Phys Ed

This Is How Running and Cycling Affect the Way Your Body Builds Muscle

How much cardio should you do when you're trying to get stronger?
Christian Finn
9.16.18
Fitness

Our Ancient Ancestors Would Crush Us in a Fitness Competition

We’ve evolved into a bunch of out of shape weaklings.
Michael Easter
8.6.18
Phys Ed

This Is the Effect Working Out Has on Your Bones

How active you are as a kid affects your bones forever.
Matt Jancer
7.24.18
body

We Looked Into Whether Having Sex Affects Your Athletic Performance

Some coaches tell their athletes to avoid having sex before a big game.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
6.27.18
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