Is sitting worse than smoking?

August 23rd, 2012

Is sitting worse than smoking?

Science says YES. According to Lancet, a leading journal of oncology, neurology and infectious diseases, physical inactivity has a negative global impact so severe that its adverse effects on health

Free weights vs. Fitness machines

August 23rd, 2012

Free weights vs. Fitness machines

Ever wondered which method of strength training is better, free weights or strength-training equipment? The answer depends on several factors, including your level of experience, your exercise goals

Fit Fact: Ankle sprains are most popular sports injury

August 22nd, 2012

Fit Fact: Ankle sprains are most popular sports injury

Reports estimate that 25,000 Americans suffer from an ankle sprain each day, which account for almost half of all sports injuries—particularly among athletes with a previous ankle injury. More than

Working Out On An Empty Stomach

July 25th, 2012

Working Out On An Empty Stomach

Think you burn more fat exercising on an empty stomach? Not so. Your body burns roughly the same amount of fat regardless of caloric intake beforehand. For best results, eat a small amount of rapidly

Does Your Stationary Bike Fit Right?

July 13th, 2012

Does Your Stationary Bike Fit Right?

A stationary bike offers the ideal low-impact exercise. But many times, users don’t adjust the bike to fit correctly. When adjusting seat height, make sure to have the ball of your foot on the pedal

Hypertrophy Is Achieved at the Expense of Strength

July 9th, 2012

Hypertrophy Is Achieved at the Expense of Strength

Shorter rest periods (less than 1 minute) boost your body’s hormones related to muscle growth. However, they also result in decreased strength during your workout. Simply put, hypertrophy is…

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