How to structure your workout − resistance then aerobic training or vice versa − depends on your exercise goals.
Weightlifting and other forms of resistance training can help stave off loss of muscle mass and other age-related physical decline.
Our new paper found most of what you are being told to do in the gym is likely primarily based upon data about men, written by men.
‘Shy girl workouts’ are ideal for people who may find the gym intimidating, as they only use a small amount of space and minimal gym equipment.
It’s never too late to start.
Weightlifting can help mitigate some of the changes that accompany the menopause.
All things considered, the traditional approach of changing your program every 12 weeks might actually make sense in order to prevent plateaus. However, there is no hard and fast rule.
Though the method is popular, it may come with some risks if done improperly.
If you can’t lift heavy or it’s not your thing, please don’t think lifting lighter weights is a waste of time.
Be sure to include both cardio and resistance training in your workouts for the most health benefit.
The Fox News host’s forthcoming documentary ‘The End of Men’ is part of a rich heritage of hustlers and politicians claiming that American men are becoming devitalized, lazy and effeminate.
Although ‘training to failure’ may be popular among people who regularly lift weights, it might not be as beneficial as some claim.
Weightlifting can be done by people of all ages and fitness levels.
Our analysis showed 13 genes that were directly responsible for influencing how certain people adapted to different types of exercise.
A new book explores physical culture in a social and historical context, focusing on colonial settings.
Usain Bolt can run at about 6 body lengths a second. An arachnid in California can do 322.
An exploration of Pillay’s life dispels the notion of weightlifters and body builders as lacking political agency. His legacy created opportunities for other sports people.
We lose some fitness ‘gains’ in as little as four weeks.
The key is to make sure you’re performing them correctly.
Our research suggests the health benefits of lifting weights rival, or even exceed, those of aerobic exercise. So why do so few of us do it?