Can your ability to do more pushups prolong your life?
The question might sound like a joke, but science has recently focused on better ways to predict lifespan. And, one study found that your ability to crush pushups might determine if you can fight off cardiovascular disease.
And, it’s not just pushups. The link between bodyweight strength and your health is becoming too hard to ignore.
Want some insurance that exercises like squats and deadlifts won’t leave you hurt? The Valsalva maneuver is simple way to upgrade your fitness routine, lift more weight, suffer fewer injuries, and — potentially — even improve your digestion.
Learn what you can do to speed muscle recovery, help your body rejuvenate, and make it very unlikely that you’ll get hurt.
Your shoulder hurts. It’s sore. It doesn’t feel right. Here’s why your shoulder is in pain, and what you can do to make it feel better.
Motivation is real, but relying on it is likely to lead to frustration and failure. Here’s what to do when you lose motivation.
For advice on how to make the barbell bench press safer and help you become stronger, we talked to some of the best strength training coaches in the country. Here are their coaching tips for bench press training.
Why do so many of us carry belly fat? The answer involves your metabolism. In this article, we explain why and give you actionable tips to keep the fat away.
Does adding a pound of muscle increase your metabolism? Yes, but not by as much as you’d like. Here’s how adding muscle affects you.
To jumpstart your fitness motivation, use these science-backed tips to help jumpstart action. They are not an endless well of fuel, but they will provide the kick in the ass to get you going — and then the rest is up to you.
Shredding fat and building muscle is a byproduct of adaptation—but too much adaptation means you won’t change. It’s about working that thin line between challenging your body and burning them out. Between getting stronger and plateauing.
The best trainers find that line by using periodization: systematically programming workout routines over the long term through a variety of daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly cycles.
Picking the right plan is less about finding “the one approach that works” and more about finding “the right approach for you.” It’s a lot easier to accomplish if you avoid all of the garbage information that will lead you farther from your goals.
The way Arnold approaches situations, obstacles, and challenges is a masterclass in mental preparation, visualization, maximum effort, and mastery. Learn his 8 lessons for success from this exclusive interview with Adam Bornstein.