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I'm a Trainer, and This Is How Heavy Your Weights Actually Need to Be to Build Muscle

Strength training is an essential component to your workout regiment, especially if your goal is to lose body fat and build muscle. Not all exercises are created equal, which is why experts recommend doing multijoint movements called compound exercises to help you build muscle and burn more calories and fat. You’ll also need to make […]

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I'm a Trainer, and These Are the 16 Dumbbell Exercises Everyone Should Know

Not only is weightlifting fun, it’s one of the best ways to lower your body fat percentage and build lean muscle. In addition to losing fat, a 2006 review in the British Journal of Sports Medicine explained that other benefits of weightlifting are: increased bone mass, improved cardiovascular fitness, strength, and an enhanced sense of […]