training

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

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

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
9.4.18
Phys Ed

The Two Easiest Ways to Gain More Muscle in Less Time

These methods will reduce the length of your workouts by up to 50 percent while still delivering identical gains in size and strength.
Christian Finn
8.13.18
Phys Ed

Your Body Type Should Not Determine How You Work Out

Somatotyping doesn't work. You’re better off experimenting with different approaches to diet and exercise, and adjusting what you do based on how your body responds.
Christian Finn
7.31.18
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

Can Running Actually Help You Get Stronger?

A lot of strength athletes neglect cardio completely.
Nick English
12.27.17
Phys Ed

The Case for Sweating Your Ass Off in a Sauna

Some experts think it can help you build strength and endurance.
Nick English
12.6.17
Phys Ed

Stretching Before a Workout Isn't Doing as Much as You Think

But you might want to do it anyway.
Lou Schuler
12.6.17
Phys Ed

The Vaguely Sexual Exercise That Fixed My Weak Butt

Get ready to deal with some uncomfortable stares in the gym.
Nick English
11.6.17
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
11.1.17
Phys Ed

Crazy-High Box Jumps Are Only Good for Instagram Likes

We examined the ups—and the downs—of the internet’s favorite exercise.
Michael Easter
8.16.17