Drinking coffee before exercising could make you run faster and lift heavier - if you've the right genes.
With so many products on the market, it’s hard to know which supplements are scientifically proven to work.
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Here are some of the more popular sports supplements on the market today, separated into categories based on how effective and safe research shows they are.
You may think you know what causes lower back pain, but you're probably wrong.
New studies show that athletes don't need to lift heavy weights to gain power.
Study finds quality trumps quantity when it comes to muscle strength.
New research shows bodybuilders' muscle quality is lower than that of people who don't train at all - but size is still a pretty good guide to strength.
To grow into healthy adults, children need lots of exercise. The best kind is when they are playing freely – even better when it is with their parents.
Globally, evidence points to children becoming less active because they would rather play computer games than be outdoors.
What was I lifting again?
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The physical impact of anabolic steroids are well known but there are also mental effects.
Take the strain.
People have used bodybuilding to improve their physical performance for at least 1,500 years. The first recorded example was the sixth-century wrestler, Milo of Croton, in southern Italy. Milo reportedly…