strength

Phys Ed

How to Actually Stop Slouching All the Time

These core strengthening moves will go a long way towards fixing your bad posture.
K. Aleisha Fetters
11.8.18
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
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

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

This Is How Running and Cycling Affect the Way Your Body Builds Muscle

How much cardio should you do when you're trying to get stronger?
Christian Finn
9.10.18
Phys Ed

The Length of Your Ring Finger Can Help Predict Your Athleticism

There's more than two decades of evidence to draw from.
Grant Tomkinson
Makailah Dyer
7.30.18
Fitness

Our Ancient Ancestors Would Crush Us in a Fitness Competition

We’ve evolved into a bunch of out of shape weaklings.
Michael Easter
7.27.18
Phys Ed

Your Muscles Don't Always Need a Day of Rest Between Workouts

A new study shows that rest is not as important to muscle growth as was previously thought.
Christian Finn
7.25.18
Phys Ed

This Is the Effect Working Out Has on Your Bones

How active you are as a kid affects your bones forever.
Matt Jancer
7.20.18
body

We Looked Into Whether Having Sex Affects Your Athletic Performance

Some coaches tell their athletes to avoid having sex before a big game.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
6.21.18
Phys Ed

The Little-Known Advantages of Being an Older Athlete

The way athletes like Roger Federer and Tom Brady think can help explain why they remain dominant.
Jeff Bercovici
5.8.18
Phys Ed

How America's Olympic Freestyle Ski Team Gets So Damn Strong

Deadlifts and squats, for starters. Lots of them.
Nick English
2.22.18