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
science is cool

When You Give An Octopus MDMA They Become Unusually Touchy-Feely

And other science headlines you don't want to miss.
Shayla Love
Phys Ed

This Is How to Put On Muscle Without Lifting Super Heavy

You can train with lighter weights without missing out on any gains.
Christian Finn
Phys Ed

The Five Things You Should Know Before You Try CrossFit

CrossFit trainer Ben Bergeron told us the five keys to making your first class feel less intimidating.
Spenser Mestel

Gyms Are Home to Extreme Tanning Bed Use

"Three gym chains alone house over 10,000 tanning beds nationwide.”
Sherry Pagoto
Phys Ed

Some CrossFit Gyms Feature Pictures of These Puking, Bleeding Clowns

Only the most dedicated CrossFitters will recall 'Uncle Rhabdo' and 'Pukie.'
Mark Hay
Phys Ed

Working Out Until You’re Exhausted Is a Bad Idea

Burnout can get the way of your gains. Here's how to find balance.
Allie Volpe
Phys Ed

Working Out in Front of a Mirror Isn’t Vain, It’s Smart

There's a thin line between narcissism and mindful muscle work.
Grant Stoddard

Six Fitness Myths People Swear By That Aren't True

Even at my fittest, I never had a body that I felt was commensurate with the amount of effort I was putting in.
Grant Stoddard
The yes man

I Worked Out Like a Celebrity Prepping For a Nude Scene

"By the end of week two, there was no denying that some serious changes were taking plac​e."
Grant Stoddard
Phys Ed

Most People in the Gym Don't Know How to Use Battle Ropes

They've been misused, misunderstood, and mistaken as a fad workout tool
Nick English
Phys Ed

How to Hire a Personal Trainer Who Actually Knows What They're Doing

Having lots of Instagram followers doesn't make someone an expert.
Trevor Thieme, CSCS