5 Weight Loss Myths For Women

When fat loss is the goal, knowing what not to do is almost as important as knowing what to do. Here are the myths you need to be aware of, and how to beat them! Weight loss is no easy feat. But factor in all the misinformation out there, and you’ve got an even bigger…

Quick Fixes for Sore Muscles

There’s nothing like the sense of satisfaction (and the sensation of all those endorphins) after a tough workout. But as you trudge home from the gym, you know something else is probably coming, too —muscle soreness. “Fitness-related muscle soreness is so common it has a name, delayed-onset muscle soreness or DOMS,” says Samantha Clayton, ACE-…

Walking: The Cheap, Easy Workout

Walking is a simple and inexpensive exercise that has been shown to offer numerous benefits for bones, muscles and joints. “Sometimes the hardest part of working out is getting started,” Dr. Carolyn Hettrich, a spokesperson for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, said in an academy news release. “Walking requires minimal preparation, but yields significant…

Using Exercise to Beat Stress

Get Active Nothing can beat regular exercise as a stress-busting technique. The result of the ‘fight or fight’ reaction is that our bodies go into a state of high arousal but there is often nowhere for that energy to go, so our bodies can stay in this state for hours at a time. Exercise is…

How Physical Fitness May Promote School Success

Children who are physically fit absorb and retain new information more effectively than children who are out of shape, a new study finds, raising timely questions about the wisdom of slashing physical education programs at schools.

6 Keys To Building Muscle Mass

Gaining the right kind of size requires careful planning. Follow these guidelines to get started on your mass-building journey!

10 Proven Benefits of Green Tea

Green tea is more than just green liquid.

Many of the bioactive compounds in the tea leaves do make it into the final drink, which contains large amounts of important nutrients.