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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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This Is the Key to Losing Fat and Building Muscle With Weightlifting, According to an Expert

Trying to lose body fat while building lean muscle is going to take time and consistency. Most importantly, it’s going to take the right style of training. According to Rondel King, MS, CSCS, an exercise physiologist at NYU Langone’s Sports Performance Center, to build muscle, resistance training is a nonnegotiable. Going to the gym and […]

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This Is the Workout You Should Do to Burn Fat and Build Muscle (Hint: It's Not Weightlifting)

Want to tighten your butt, get more definition in your legs, sculpt your core, and improve your strength and stamina? Sprinting will help you achieve all the above. To learn the basics of sprinting and why it’s great for building lean muscle, POPSUGAR spoke to Ato Boldon, four-time Olympian and NBC Sports lead track analyst, […]

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Build Muscle and Improve Your Stability With This Trainer's 5-Move Strength Workout

Morit Summers is an NSCA and RKC level 1 and 2 certified trainer who is changing the fitness industry with her all-inclusive approach. Morit believes that fitness is for everyone and wants all people — regardless of their ethnicity, size, and skill level — to feel welcome in any fitness environment, which led her to […]

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An Upper-Body Workout to Build Muscle in Your Arms – and It Doesn't Contain a Single Push-Up

There’s always one exercise, (or three or four) that no matter how strong we get, is always challenging. Then there are the exercises we just can’t stand. If push-ups are your kryptonite, but you still want strong arms, I created this upper-body circuit for you. You’ll work your biceps, triceps, chest, and back without ever […]