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The question of weight vs. reps when it comes to weightlifting is rarely met with a definitive answer. We give it our best shot.
These three terms deal with specific workout structures that serve different but similar purposes.
If you're wondering if strength training is important, it is. Now, let's talk about how often you should be strength training.
The 2022 CrossFit Open may be behind us, but the workouts are still available to be tried. We break down the slate and give tips for success.
Fitness heads and nonfitness heads alike have heard of CrossFit. But are all your questions answered? We tackle 10 common ones before you get started.
The FlipSled is another addition to the long line of strength-building tools out there. We take a closer look at it to see what makes it great for athletes and beginners, alike.
If you’re new to weightlifting, it can be hard to tell if the pain you feel is merely soreness or injury. We spoke with an expert who gave us some signs to follow.
Whether you’re trying Veganuary or highlighting a 30-day window to challenge yourself, you can still stay fit while vegan. Here’s how to approach it.
Thinking of going dry in January? Here’s how that decision can enhance and even improve your chances of reaching fitness goals.
Wearing a mouthguard isn’t just recommended for contact sports. Lifting weights without wearing one can be detrimental. Here’s why.
Trying a new wellness venture for the new year is a good idea. But it helps to know exactly what you’re getting into. Here’s our look at the popular 75 HARD challenge.
Proper weight training is going to be a little different for everyone, based on ability and fitness goals. But what should be universal is listening to your body.
Air bike work outs might sound easy enough, but this taxing exercise takes some skill. Here's an intro to the machine and how to work it into your routine.
Some exercisers think that feeling worn out or sore is enough to tell if a workout program works. But is it really? We talk to an expert about evaluating an exercise regimen.
Working out with weight plates alone doesn't mean you lose anything. In fact, you may see more benefits than you think. Here are 7 exercises to prove it.
Fasted cardio has a reputation of being an effective way of burning fat. But is it recommended? We break down the fact and fiction involved.
Having good workout shoes is a nice way to take care of your feet while working out. But it isn’t the only way. Taking care of your feet muscles is also crucial.
Whether you're scaling back your workouts due to personal choice or necessity, making the change can be tricky. Here's how to transition well.
Jumping rope is an effective and underrated exercise that can add variation to your workout. Here's the upside to upgrading to double-unders.
Doing a split might look difficult, but gradual process can yield strong mobility gains. Here's how to make progress on your splits.
While there’s a lot of advice out there about how to fuel up for lifting weights, your body needs a specific eating plan. Here are the basics.
Going vegan is often thought to be synonymous with getting lean and mean. But you can also build strength and muscle mass. Here’s how.
You don’t have to pack tons of weights onto a barbell to get stronger. These 5 simple moves can be effective in bare barbell form.
Fitness journaling is a practice that can help you be more efficient and sensitive to your needs during your workouts. Here are the details.
An accountability partner can yield benefits, no matter what you’re doing. Here’s how one can fit nicely into your exercise regimen.
We break down the proper ways to use slam balls to maximize strength benefits.
Here’s how this simple move could be the key toward alleviating upper back and neck pain.
If you want to get back to normal gym activity after a long layoff, your body is going to need a reintroduction. Here’s how to approach it safely.
Proper hydration isn’t just vital during your workout, but before and after your workout as well. Here’s a water schedule for you to be at your best.
Going onto your tiptoes may feel like a part of lifting weight, but it can cause you harm. Here are six reasons why it happens and six fixes.
Having a strong base is important when exercising, specifically when lifting weight. But what’s vital to your base is having proper foot position.
Here’s how to strengthen the right muscles for the best grip possible.
The injury risks that can come from poor ankle mobility and the exercises that can help.
What’s the point in doing a workout plan that you hate? Here’s how you can focus on sticking with the plan after you’ve made it.
How we breathe while working out can give us more than just the ability to finish an exercise without passing out.
Box jump exercises are great for athletes but yield pretty good returns for others as well. Here’s how to benefit from the cardio and power balance.
While not a widely-known alternative to traditional pull-ups, chair pull-ups still pack a lot of upper body benefits. Here’s how to win with them.
Dipping might sound like it doesn’t take much effort, but maximizing this exercise means your form needs a lot of attention.
Mountain climbers are as intense as they sound, but if done right, they’ll give you the core strength and balance to ascend real mountains.
Here's how to execute burpees effectively in order to get good results for your energy output.
When wall sits are done correctly, you'll get a good core workout while stationary. Here's how.
"Modified" exercises allow a wider range of people to participate and are still effective. While wall push-ups are a modified version of classic floor push-ups, they still serve their purpose if done right. In this installment of The Lift — where we provide tips for doing simple fitness activities — we take a look at how wall push-ups do your whole body good.
You may have heard that having good posture is important. That’s true, but it can be outright hazardous to your health if you don’t have good posture while exercising. In this installment of The Lift series — where we provide simple tips for doing fitness activities — we cover where you’re head and eyes should be while you’re exercising.