You don’t have to join a weightlifting class to build strength in your muscles. Adding small loads while walking or swimming will have a similar training effect.
Weightlifting can be done by people of all ages and fitness levels.
Resistance bands are cheap, portable and easily incorporated into many exercise regimes.
Many think of muscle mass loss as a problem that mostly affects older people, but even people in their early 20s can experience rapid muscle loss under certain conditions.
Many athletes have been seen strapping cuffs around their muscles during workouts – but does it have any affect on their performance?
If it’s been a while since your last workout, it’s important to take things slowly.
Overall muscle fitness among children and teens hasn’t declined over the past several decades, but by some measures it’s not improving, either.
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?
Rhabdomyolysis is a potentially life-threatening condition caused by damage to muscle cells.
Breast cancer, once a death sentence, now has a survival rate of more than 90 percent. This means that millions of women suffer effects of treatment. Recent research shows ways to overcome them.
A new study has found bodyweight exercises you can do at home are just as good as a gym workout.
For his fight with Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin, Kell Brook had to gain weight in just the right places.
A recent study found while parents are positive about their children engaging in aerobic activities (running, playing sports), they have much more negative views when it comes to strength exercises.
The decision to use protein supplements is based more on marketing claims than anything else. They offer few real performance benefits that an athlete’s normal diet isn’t already delivering.
Pilates, strength and training: how to handle those long Paris rallies.
Strength training is an ideal way for older women to mitigate the symptoms associated with menopause.
The relationship that older women build up with their trainers is key to maintaining their participation in exercise programs.