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Your Brain Responds Differently to Various Forms of Exercise
If you’re wondering what type of exercise is best for your brain, the answer may be all of them. Low- and high-intensity workouts target different parts of your brain but both can be beneficial, as are other forms of physical activity, like leg exer…
How to Do Pushups
Don’t shy away from doing pushups just because they look challenging. This bodyweight exercise is a whole-body workout that may help improve your strength, endurance and power. Read this to discover how to do pushups the right way.
Blood Flow Restriction Training for Muscle Mass Maintenance
Finally, there’s a simple exercise that’s suitable for almost everyone, especially the elderly, that can lower risk of osteoporosis and sarcopenia at the same time. Also boosts bone formation and helps prevent the breakdown of bone density while imp…
What Should You Eat After Your Workout?
Choosing the right meal to eat after a workout can influence the overall health effects of exercise. But what you choose to eat depends on your end goal. Do you want to optimize your health or optimize your performance? Each has its own unique strat…
How to Properly Do an Upright Row
Training your shoulders is important because they are constantly used throughout the day. Certain shoulder exercises, such as the upright row, can boost your fitness level immensely, but if performed incorrectly, they can lead to injury.
The Benefits of Muscle Confusion
How often should you switch up reps, sets, recovery time and workout volume? Do you get better gains from confusing your muscles or from a conventional, fixed training program? Here’s what the experts now say about getting maximum benefits from your…
How to Perform Crunches Properly
This exercise is a staple when strengthening your core. If you’re just starting out, learning how to do it properly is key to lowering your risk of injuries while simultaneously maximizing results.
Science Review Confirms Yoga Benefits Your Brain
Suitable for most people regardless of age or fitness level, researchers have now objectively confirmed it boosts gray matter volume and density in your brain – translating into improved attention, mental processing speed and emotional regulation.