So this entire essay, as I’ll call it, because I’m incredibly high brow, will be a discussion of what you need to set your framework and why you need it.
You can improve your motivation and the likelihood of exercising consistently just by changing your mindset and taking ownership of your exercise experience.
Some of you may think you will never be strong enough to do pull ups, but you are.
Think of these commandments as a guide to best navigate the world of health and fitness through the information overload on the web and mainstream media.
One of the largest cross-sectional studies ever, 1.2 million people in the US, links exercise and mental health.
Long, slow, unsexy work may not make you an internet celebrity, but it's essential to your health and athletic development.
The elasticity of the brain tissue appeared to have a greater effect on cognitive performance than size.
This study looked at the effects of weight training on endurance in concurrent training programs.
You can avoid your aversion to long, slow, boring cardio by mixing it into your lifting.
High-intensity protocols may be all the rage, but they're no substitute for the benefits of plain old cardio.
Scientists found that after performing two maximal sprints, each additional sprint in a training session reduced the overall improvement in fitness by around 5% on average.
With so much fitness advice out there, you wouldn't think people could get training so wrong.
Just because an exercise or protocol isn't for you, doesn't give you license to berate everyone who does it.
How will you approach the extra pounds you put on in the off-season?
Aerobic endurance will carry over to better performance in the weight room.
Hate cardio? Good news - if your goal is fat loss, there is a better way to spend your time at the gym.
Strength training veteran Charles Staley is here to answer our readers' questions about life and lifting.