There are a whole bunch of great things that happen during a stellar workout: your mood increases, for one. Your sweat-stained tee is a badge of honor of sorts. And if you do it time and time again, results are … Continue reading Should You Exercise With a Migraine?
Hotly debated fitness topics are in no short supply: yoga vs. pilates, cardio vs. strength training, and the treadmill vs. outdoor running. But no dispute is as polarizing as the one surrounding morning vs. evening workouts. Of course, the absolute best time to … Continue reading 5 Benefits of Working Out in the Morning
Life as an office drone might be good for your bank account — but your cushy job is not great for your body. Work out all you want on your own time, but if you spend all day sitting at … Continue reading 12 Exercises To Improve Posture – Workouts for Office Workers
Devonta Freeman begins his recovery process with a massage on Monday morning. The goal: to keep his hips loose, as they’re key to his explosive change-of-direction ability. Forty-five muscle groups attach to your pelvis. Just one tight muscle can throw off … Continue reading What Devonta Freeman Can Teach You About Muscle Recovery
INSTAGRAM@REBECCAFITNESS_EATS Going to the gym can be daunting, no matter who you are — man or woman, teenager or someone getting up there in years. So it’s quite normal for beginners looking to get in shape to focus on something … Continue reading Fitness Instagrammer Shows It’s Worth It to Ditch Cardio for Weights
Have you ever looked at pictures of bodybuilders and wondered how the eff they get those crazy 10-packs? Yeah, me too. Apparently, in addition to the gym time, it takes lots and lots of food: “When I’m in prep and … Continue reading Bodybuilder Ariella Grinberg Shares Her Competition Diet
We all secretly love sore muscles. It’s proof you put in serious work at the gym, and your body is feeling it. But some muscle soreness isn’t simply due to lactic acid buildup — it’s a sign you straight-up sent your … Continue reading 8 Ways to Get Rid of Sore Muscles – How to Speed Up Recovery
Starting at age 14, Katherine Bice used to wear three sports bras when exercising because it was the only way she felt comfortable. Her breasts bounced around a lot, and after just a few minutes, she was in pain. As … Continue reading Breast Pain Keeps Women From Exercise: Can The Right Bra Help?
Vegans take strict care to eschew all animal byproducts in their diet, which is an admirable level of discipline most weightlifters can appreciate. Unfortunately, if you’re … Continue reading Best Vegan Protein Powders
Meditation has been described as being like “exercise for your brain.” And while basic forms of meditation can be really simple — for example, focusing on … Continue reading The 5-Step Approach to Effective Guided Meditation
If you’re not already one of the 1.2 million people following Kelsey Wells, you might remember her from this viral photo showing how little the number on the scale really matters. People were so blown away by how ripped she looked in her … Continue reading Kelsey Wells Workout – What Is The PWR Workout?
Guys work for hours in the weight room to build healthier, fitter bodies, but let’s be real for a minute: One of the biggest reasons dudes hit the gym is to make themselves look good. If you’re just as focused … Continue reading The Best Biceps Workouts for Men – Best Arm Exercises to Build Bigger Biceps
According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than a third of adults in the United States — 35.1% — are obese. And if you aren’t obese, defined by the CDC in adults as having a BMI of 30 or … Continue reading 5 Myths About Why You’re Not Losing Weight
Have you ever taken a prescription muscle relaxer or thought about taking one? The name alone probably makes you think that muscle relaxers are helpful and harmless, but think twice — synthetic muscle relaxers (unlike a homemade muscle rub) are actually both highly … Continue reading Muscle Relaxers: 8 Natural Ways to Relax Muscles & Relieve Muscle Pain
If you’ve only ever held a basic plank, it’s time to expand your core repertoire. Standard plank position shouldn’t be your end all, be all move to work your abs; it should be a starting point. There are tons of … Continue reading Superhero Fit Workout of the Day: Plank Walk-Ups