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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 […]

If You Want to Shed Fat, Jillian Michaels Says This Is the Type of Cardio You Should Be Doing

Losing weight requires a lifestyle change: eating in a calorie deficit, working out, getting enough sleep, and managing stress. So you can’t all of a sudden start working out, eat junk food, and expect to lose weight. But if you’re being strategic about your exercise plan for fat loss, trainer and fitness expert Jillian Michaels, […]

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Why You Should Never Ignore Painful Sex

If you ever find sex to be a painful experience, it could be a sign of an underlying health condition. Frustratingly, it’s often dismissed as a mental health issue rather than an actual physical problem. Whatever your pain is stemming from, one thing is for sure — it’s best not to ignore it. Donna Begg […]

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An Equinox Trainer Says This Is How Much Cardio and Strength Training You Should Do Each Week

When it comes to cardio and strength training, it’s not really a matter of one vs. the other. In order to shed pounds and achieve your desired physique, you really need to do a combination of the two. Individually, they may be effective, but implementing both into your fitness routine will really help accelerate results. […]

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How Long Should You Wait to Work Out After Eating?

How you space out meals during the course of the day might not make a big difference in the calorie department, but it has huge implications on your workout performance. Not only can ineffectively fueling your body hinder your performance, but also, eating too much before exercise can interfere with your goals. When it comes […]

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The Moves You Should Be Doing For a Perkier Butt

Need to shape up your backside? Look no further — we’ve got over 30 of the most effective exercises to perk up your backside fast. Read on to learn the moves, and stick around to the end for five celebrity-inspired butt-shaping video workouts for you to follow! — Additional reporting by Michele Foley, Lizzie Fuhr, […]