5 Supplements For Faster Muscle Gain

Are you trying to build muscle, but not seeing results? Read on for the top 5 muscle-building supplements for faster gains! 1. CREATINE Creatine is a naturally occurring substance within our muscle cells, primarily around the skeletal muscle tissue where approximately 95 percent of the body’s creatine supply can be found. The remainder is stored throughout the rest of the body. ...

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The Men’s Fitness Industry Is Missing Out on the Body-Positivity Movement. And It Sucks

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It’s hard to argue men can ever experience more difficulty than women, but let’s talk a little bit about male empowerment. There’s something lacking in men’s fitness writing: insecurity. Women’s content seems to have it in spades, but believe me, that’s a good thing. I’m not saying that female fitness writers are insecure, at least, not more than anyone else. ...

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Should You Work Out After Smoking Weed?

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Short answer: Eh, maybe? This is not what I was expecting. I figured I’d call doctors and athletes, ask this question, listen to them say, “No, what’s wrong with you?” and go home. Turns out the answer is far cloudier. “In terms of the science, we just don’t know enough about it,” says J. Michael Bostwick, a professor of psychiatry ...

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Yoga Pose of the Day: Boat Pose

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Boat Pose (Navasana) Sit up with the soles of your feet flat on the floor. Hook your hands behind your hamstrings and lean back slowly until you are balancing up on your sit bones. Lift your feet off of the ground and, with bent knees, raise your feet up, so they are aligned with your knees. Press your lower back ...

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The Best Athletic Shoes for Your Workout

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Choosing the right workout shoes is as important for your foot health as for your performance. While the clothes you choose for a workout are important, the sneakers you select can make a huge difference in how you perform your fitness activity, while the wrong athletic shoes can hurt your feet and even cause injury to other parts of your ...

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The 20-Minute Cardio Workout That Is All About Those Abs

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This circuit features four double-duty moves—they raise your heart rate and they help strengthen your abs. Check and check. “This is a difficult circuit,” explains Jill Penfold, certified personal trainer and creator of the 12-week LA Bride Body program. “Begin at a level that you are comfortable with, but be prepared to get uncomfortable. It’s about pushing your limits without sacrificing your form.” ...

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Work out smarter, not longer

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The most common complaint that I hear from prospective clients is this: “I work out three times a week, but my body never changes.” When I ask them what they do in the gym, I almost always know what I’m going to hear. They generally do two or three circuits of machine-based strength training and then 30 minutes on a ...

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The After Burn Effect

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How HIIT Keeps You Burning Long After You’re Done You have probably heard of HIIT, otherwise known as High Intensity Interval Training, a method many people are using tolose weight fast. It’s proven that HIIT burns more calories in half the time than traditional cardio exercise! It’s definitely efficient, but most people don’t know that some of those calories are ...

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8 Surprising Reasons to Get Up and Exercise Right Now

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From lowering risk of cancer to lengthening life expectancy, that visit to the gym has more health benefits than you may realize. We all know that working out keeps your heart healthy, boosts energy levels, and is crucial for weight loss and maintenance. But if you need some more motivation to get moving, these eight surprising benefits of exercise may ...

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