Build Essential Strength With This Weight Lifting Plan

The American College of Sports Medicine recommends adults strength train all major muscle groups a minimum of two times per week. Even with this specific (and longstanding) recommendation, we often underestimate its importance and some even avoid weight lifting altogether, getting stuck in cardio routines. Don’t let it happen to you! Building muscle is a critical component of […]

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5 Workout Tips For Beginners

Tip 1: Start Slow Don’t just jump right in and start exercising five days a week — that’s a recipe for disaster, says John Higgins, MD, Director of Exercise Physiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. It’s better that you gradually work up to exercising several days per week while you see […]

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6 Moves to Boost Your Agility

  Agility is one of those head-scratching terms. You’ve heard it tossed around, couched somewhere between strength and speed, but you’re not quite sure what it means or why it matters. It’s time to break down the buzzword, explain its importance and find out how to best implement it into your routine. What is Agility? […]

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8 Killer Ab Exercises

Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for Women’s Health by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines fat-burning cardio with moves that target your entire core rather than individual muscles, so you’ll burn more fat while toning up. Directions Do these ab workout moves three nonconsecutive […]

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