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.
This Is What Happens to Your Body When it's Shocked by Freezing Water
People who take the polar bear plunge often talk of feeling invigorated, like they've downed a shot glass of pure energy.
How to Start Working Out When You Have Anxiety
The gym is an anxious person's nightmare.
K. Aleisha Fetters
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.
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.
Men Obsessed With Being Fit Often Struggle With Drinking and Depression
The real problem isn’t a thin ideal—it’s a muscular one, a new study shows.
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
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.
Bad Posture and Back Pain Could Be Due to the Way You Sit All Day
Eighty percent of Americans will deal with back pain at some point in their lives, but there's an easy way to fix it.
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.