The 3 Best Exercises to Lose Belly Fat After 50

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Getting older brings many upsides and opportunities, but it also means an expanding waistline for many people. And once the spare tire is there, it can be challenging to get rid of. It’s called stubborn belly fat for a reason. While having too much belly fat can be unsightly, the bigger problem is that it … Read more

Muscles Worked by the Rowing Machine

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Rowing works almost your entire body, including your heart and lungs. Here are the main muscles worked on a rowing machine: The rowing machine is a popular piece of equipment used for cardio training or warming up before your gym workouts. But, which muscles does the rowing machine work? What are the benefits of rowing … Read more

Muscles Worked in a Stationary Bike Workout

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The main muscles worked in a stationary bike workout are your heart and lower body muscles: All forms of cardio exercise, such as running, cycling, stair climbing, and the elliptical trainer, will strengthen your heart and lungs and burn calories. Each mode of exercise will also strengthen different muscles, and high-impact exercises like running or … Read more

The 10 Best Exercises for Running Faster

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For most runners, the thought of spending a lot of time in the gym lifting weights can be wholly unappealing. After all, runners tend to love nothing more than hitting the roads or trails and actually running rather than strength training. However, there are many benefits of strength training for runners, including decreasing your risk … Read more

How to Cut: Lose Fat and Keep Your Muscle Mass

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Do you want to learn how to cut successfully? Do you want to lose fat and keep your muscle? Sure you do. That is one of the main goals of most people sweating next to you in the gym. If you want to show off the physique you have built in the gym, you need … Read more

Should You Do Cardio or Weights First?

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Should you do cardio or weights first? If you’d like the answer to that question, you’re not alone. Millions of athletes and fitness enthusiasts who want to reap the benefits of both types of exercise have wondered the same thing for decades. By now, there is plenty of research on “concurrent training” – the technical … Read more

Fasted Strength Training: Good or Bad for Your Gains?

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Many people enjoy lifting weights on an empty stomach, while others shudder at the very idea. Some only have time to hit the gym early in the morning. Others just prefer fasted strength training because they don’t like the feeling of exercising after a meal or with a full stomach. In this article, you’ll learn … Read more

Intermittent Fasting: When to Work Out

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Intermittent fasting is an increasingly popular eating pattern that involves restricting your eating to predetermined hours per day or days per week. You probably know intermittent fasting as a weight-loss method, and while it works well as such, the benefits of time-restricted eating extend to many aspects of health, aging, and disease. Exercise is an … Read more

Is Cardio Bad for Your Strength Training?

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Key Points: A recent meta-analysis investigated if cardio training affected strength gains in the squat and leg press. Based on 27 studies, combining cardio and strength training did not negatively affect strength gains in untrained participants. In trained participants, combining cardio and strength training resulted in slightly smaller strength gains. However, this effect was only … Read more