Christian Finn

exercise

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?
Christian Finn
5.2.19
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
1.9.19
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
12.12.18
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
12.5.18
Phys Ed

How to Get in Shape Without Cutting Out Alcohol

No, you don't have to give up drinking entirely to burn fat.
Christian Finn
11.28.18
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
11.26.18
Phys Ed

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.
Christian Finn
11.13.18
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
11.7.18
Phys Ed

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.
Christian Finn
10.29.18
Phys Ed

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.
Christian Finn
10.23.18
Phys Ed

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.
Christian Finn
10.22.18
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
10.11.18
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