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Why Women Should Lift Weights

Why Women Should Lift Weights

Repeat after me, ladies: strength training, lifting dumbbells and entering the free-weight area of the gym are not going to make me look like a man.While it seems like a logical progression””lift weights, build muscle, turn into a bodybuilder&# ...
Blueberry Fuel Frozen Yogurt

Blueberry Fuel Frozen Yogurt

I scream, you scream, our muscles scream”¦ for ice cream? Give your body what it craves with this protein-packed frozen treat, made from non-fat Greek yogurt, frosty-cold blueberries and a scoop of quality whey. Blend a batch before you hit the ...
5 Bad Workout Habits You Need to Drop NOW

5 Bad Workout Habits You Need to Drop NOW

It’s like brushing your teeth, or cleaning  the kitchen countertops. When you do something over and over again, you get comfortable with the routine. The job gets done. But are you really doing it right? The same applies to regular workouts. Yo ...
CrossFit: Is It Right for You?

CrossFit: Is It Right for You?

I knew after my first “trial run” with CrossFit that I would have to go back for more”¦ For those of you who don’t know, CrossFit is a strength and conditioning program that combines weightlifting, gymnastics, functional move ...
Getting Started with Sprint Training

Getting Started with Sprint Training

If mixed martial arts (MMA) is your thing, a half hour to 45 minute-long jog first thing in the morning may be part of your routine. This training technique, with a history rooted in old-school boxing, is popular””but it can put a lot of stress ...
How to Eat for Lean Muscle Gain

How to Eat for Lean Muscle Gain

Gaining muscle without gaining excess fat can be challenging, but it’s achievable with the right nutrition strategy. Beginners can experience significant improvements in muscle growth and fat loss simultaneously as their bodies adapt to new exe ...