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Resistance Training

How A Cardio Workout Can Improve Your Work Life

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.19.2015 | Healthy Living

There's a reason why going for a jog when you're stressed feels so darn good. And it turns out that emotional release from exercise doesn't just...

How to Know What Type of Fitness Training Is for You

Don Saladino | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Don Saladino

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!

The Surprising Ways Lifting Weights Can Change Your Life

The Active Times | Posted 04.05.2015 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

What many people don't realize about lifting weights is that in addition to the physical benefits you'll gain, it has the ability to expand your life in so many other ways. Here are just a few of the ways you might see your life improve when you start lifting weights.

What Gay Muscle-Boys Can Give the Planet

Marten Weber | Posted 04.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Marten Weber

Gay men have always been body-conscious. We need to look good to attract each other. But it turns out we don't just do it to get laid: Muscles are actually good for you.

Resistance Bands Vs. Weight Training, From Simone De La Rue (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

Do you steer clear of resistance training in your fitness routine? Celebrity fitness trainer Simone De La Rue shared her favorite way get a sculpted b...

Must-Do Workout Tips For 40+ Women, From Terri Walsh (WATCH)

Posted 08.20.2013 | MarloThomas

Resistance training is the fountain of youth for women. Celebrity fitness trainer and lifestyle expert Terri Walsh discussed how weight-bearing exerci...

Weighty Medicine: Pumping Iron Comes of Age

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 10.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Clinical research has demonstrated that resistance training benefits everyone, from children to seniors.

Fat Loss Made Simple

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 07.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

The public was told that longer duration low-intensity exercise, like a jog on a treadmill or a steady session on a stationary bike, provides the heart rate that is optimal for burning fat. Wrong!

Short on Time for a Workout? Maximize Your Time and Go for the 'After-Burn'!

Jill S. Brown | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

If you can only find 30 minutes (or less) to fit in some exercise, what's the best use of your time -- a cardio workout or a weight training session?

How To Build That Strong (And Sexy!) Muscle Mass

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 10.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

Although aerobic exercise -- things like running, bicycling, swimming, and dancing -- are good workouts for your heart and lungs and help you lose weight, these aren't going to help you maintain your strength.