working out

mental health

Lifting Weights Has a Surprising Effect on Mental Health

In a new paper, researchers took a closer look at the connection between depression, anxiety, and working out.
Christian Finn
12.5.18
Phys Ed

How to Get in Shape Without Cutting Out Alcohol

No, you don't have to give up drinking entirely to burn fat.
Christian Finn
11.28.18
Phys Ed

The Complicated Relationship Between Testosterone and Muscle Growth

It's not the levels of testosterone that men have that matters, but rather how sensitive they are to the hormone.
Christian Finn
11.26.18
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

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

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

I Spent a Day Trying to Eat Like a Vegetarian Version of The Rock

Athletes have always told me how eating enough to fuel their training becomes a chore. I wanted to discover for myself what it feels like.
Spenser Mestel
9.13.18
Phys Ed

I Worked Out With One of the Stars of Ru Paul's Drag Race

Kameron Michaels is best known for being the show's first self-branded 'muscle queen.'
Spenser Mestel
9.10.18
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
9.5.18
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

Should You Eat Carbs to Recover After a Workout?

Failure to do so, the idea goes, is cheating your muscles and putting the brakes on recovery.
Christian Finn
8.24.18
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