Fitness

Phys Ed

Trying to Freeze Your Fat Cells Away Could Wind Up Backfiring

While the research is promising, cryolipolysis may end up doing the exact opposite of what you want it to do.
Christian Finn
11.13.18
body

Men Obsessed With Being Fit Often Struggle With Drinking and Depression

The real problem isn’t a thin ideal—it’s a muscular one, a new study shows.
Jesse Hicks
11.9.18
Weight Loss

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You First Start Working Out

Often referred to as 'newbie gains,' the effect​ is not purely psychological.
Matt Jancer
11.8.18
disability

This Single Mom Trained Five Hours a Day for the NYC Marathon

She’s also a grad student, employed full-time, and hopes to qualify for the Paralympics.
Michelle Wheeler
11.2.18
Phys Ed

How to Lose Weight and Build Muscle at the Same Time

Gaining strength while burning fat isn't easy to do, but research shows that it is possible.
Christian Finn
10.29.18
Phys Ed

How Fast Can You Expect to Build Muscle Naturally?

An expert trainer explains the role of genetics, muscle memory, and lifestyle when you're trying to gain as much strength as possible—without turning to supplements or steroids.
Christian Finn
10.23.18
Phys Ed

Your Favorite Celebrity’s Workout Routine Probably Won’t Work For You

You could do everything right, but your body might not respond the way you're expecting.
Christian Finn
10.22.18
Phys Ed

Your Pre-Workout Supplements Might Contain Some Shady Ingredients

“Many claims on supplement labels are usually, if not always, based on exaggerated research findings."
K. Aleisha Fetters
10.19.18
Phys Ed

Building Muscle Doesn’t Require Lifting Until You Can’t Lift Anymore

Here’s a closer look at the science of muscle fatigue and what it all means for gaining strength.
Christian Finn
10.9.18
Phys Ed

The Choreographer From ‘Pose’ Taught Me How to Vogue

Leiomy Maldonado says voguing is all about freestyle and self-expression—but that doesn’t mean it’s easy.
Spenser Mestel
9.26.18
Phys Ed

When You Work Out Might Affect How Much Muscle You Gain

New research sheds light on when most people should train.
Christian Finn
9.24.18
Phys Ed

How to Do a Squat Without Messing Up Your Knees

Squats might be the most important part of your workout and most people have never done one correctly.
Rajul Punjabi
9.19.18