Becoming stronger—just like building muscle or burning fat—is not rocket science, but it is exercise science. There’s a way to make sure you improve and many (many) more ways to ensure that you don’t. And if past experience is any indication, the two biggest limitations to strength are: A) What you’re putting on the bar, […]
The story is always the same. You try a workout or diet that you “know” should work. But it doesn’t. Is it you or are you a victim of bad fitness?
Every month I write a column for Muscle & Fitness magazine called “Born Fit.” In it, I answer real questions asked by real people on Twitter. These are my unedited answers to those questions. If you want to potentially be featured in the magazine tweet at me and ask a question using the hashtag #BornFit and #AskBorn. -AB […]
Every health site emphasizes workouts and diet plans, but 100 studies show focusing on these 2 elements can lead to successful body transformation.
You can grow bigger arms without lots of curls. This high frequency biceps builder get results, and can even be used with two simple bodyweight exercises.
Talk to most experts, and they’ll tell you exercises are effective — whether free weights, machines, or bodyweight movements. The problem? Your lack of tension. Learn how to create it, and all your workouts will change for the better.
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.
Everyone wants lean, defined abs. And seemingly everyone has a different theory on how to get them—including some techniques that are straight-up risky for your back. Here’s a smarter, safer approach that will have you looking good and feeling even better.
Most women spend a lot of time focusing on biceps and triceps and still don’t have “toned arms.” Here’s how to turn up the volume for far better results.
Perhaps no exercise topic is more debated than proper squat form. How low should you squat? Turns out the answer is more complex—and personal—than most people will admit. And it all starts with a simple test. Here’s a guide to finding the right squat position for your body.
Guess what? Odds are your workout plan isn’t designed for your body. This 3-step assessment (and sample plans) will personalize your approach for faster progress, fewer injuries, and better results.
Exercise isn’t the only way to burn fat and burn calories. There’s another type of activity that may actually contribute just as much—or more—to your weight loss efforts. See why experts say the little things you do throughout the day make a big difference for your body and health.