When you're strapped for time, and need to squeeze cardio and weights into a single sweat session, which should you tackle first? Strength training, according to the recent research and fitness pros. Here's why.
At the end of the day, training has got to be enjoyable. Even for my professional athletes who do this for a living, I find we have to keep things fun and interesting. So pick a goal and get focused, but always remember to have fun!
I reject the term "skinny fat" for its inherent shaming connotations, but deep down I'm almost positive that's what I am.
To me, wellness is: Just being conscious of your physical [body]. When I work out, I feel better. Everything about me -- my spirits -- is just in a different space.
When we make the decision to change our lives, fully commit to the work and then override old neural networks that lead us down the same predictable path and create new ones, our biology must change too. If a lobster can do it, why can't you?
I've learned to find balance among my values. I eat to fuel my body, and sometimes for enjoyment. I work out the way I want to because it makes me feel good, and I'm not too bad at it. I try to be positive all the time because life is short.
If you've been told you need a total knee replacement, first check the options and make sure you really do need one. If you end up getting a total knee replacement, it's not the end of your active life by any means.
Perhaps you searched websites and purchased a few specialty running magazines to help you get off to a strong start. That's generally a solid approach when it comes to learning about something new, but there are some pervasive myths that could confuse you as a beginning runner. Here are just a few of them:
by guest blogger Rebecca Norris, Men's Health sales assistant, blogger, writer, and fitness buff This is my personal story about body shaming. I'm ...
Getting back to your best body might require fine-tuning your eating habits and becoming more passionate about fitness. But it's totally possible. And it will set you for success in the long run.
It was only then, weight lost, handstand mastered, appreciative every morning I stepped onto my yoga mat, that I started to think about what wellness truly meant. Wellness is the hard-earned reward of tidying up attitudes and behaviors that ultimately deliver happiness. Here are six ways to tidy up your approach to wellness, too.
If you're ready to set off on your next big adventure, but you're not sure where to go (or, better yet, what to do), we've compiled a list of incredible things you can do in some of the most interesting places in the world.
It's an urban myth that bending down and touching your toes means that your hamstrings are healthy and flexible.
Today, when I tell people I grew up in Saudi Arabia, they're often surprised. I can't explain to them that coming of age in a country governed by the most orthodox of men, has actually made me a stronger woman. It doesn't seem to make much sense, does it? But there it is.
I was bulimic at 16. Pregnant at 19. Unhappy and at my highest weight at 24, and very hungry and still unhappy at one of my lowest weights at 27.
For most guys, fitness is about keeping in shape so they can play sports, or retain their ...
Familiarity and freshness are key ingredients in a workout playlist. While songs from the former category provide reliable inspiration, those in the latter bring the dynamism. Thankfully, June's top workout tracks feature a healthy balance of both.
If you spent your whole weekend on the couch, waking up for a Monday morning workout might be extra tough. But the start of the week is actually a great time to recommit to staying fit.
After living in Los Angeles for three years, one thing I've learned is that some of the best parties are thrown at fitness studios. Weird, right? Kinda, but true.
The spine is built to move forward, back and through rotation. The problem is, modern-day society forgets to work the backward motion of the spine, o...