Which helps you lose weight faster: Lucky Charms or Shredded Wheat? The glycemic index should tell you—but does it? Learn to look past “fast” versus “slow” carbohydrates when choosing foods for your diet. The glycemic index (GI) was created in the 1980s to help people
You should give yourself a new challenge if you are crushing push-ups by the dozen. Finding the next progression is as simple as moving your hands or feet! As kids, my brother Danny and I spent a lot of time having push-up contests. If one
The keys to achieve greater biceps growth are including how you grab a weight, and how you lift it. Creating softball-sized biceps is part science and part art. The science factors in when considering the best exercises, their order, the number of sets, how much
It is important to do free-weight exercises. But you can get more out of your leg session by adding machine exercises that will help you meet your physique goals. To complete a leg workout without a machine movement is possible, but it’s pretty darn hard.
You will break up the wrong tree if you have been chasing 1RM strength in these movements. Stay pain-free and get better results by switching to these three exercises! Training with near-maximal loads can be one of the best ways to get big, gain strength,
Always wonder how heavy should you lift, don’t know how to gain doomed after a few weeks away from the gym? Get answers from muscle-building expert Brad Schoenfeld! If you think that researchers—or research-savvy lifters—have figured out everything important there is to know about muscle
Here are 5 easy adjustments you can make to your workout to minor joint pain flares. Dedicated lifters are a stubborn bunch, soldiering on through the pain and never missing workouts. And while a steely commitment to keep lifting no matter what is commendable, you’re
We have disorder our eating awareness in February, so there is nothing more important than talking about the reality of disordered eating and why it impacts the lives of so many people. While an estimated one in five women struggle with an eating disorder, a
If you want to have good health, you should have some Vitamin D as it plays several roles in keeping your body’s cells healthy and functioning the way they should. Most people don’t get enough vitamin D, so supplements are common. However, it’s also possible
Flyes are a great way to induce a massive stretch and recruit more muscle fibers than a press would. But not all flyes will help your gains take flight, says David Otey, C.S.C.S., a personal training manager at Equinox Fitness Clubs in New York City.