The overhead press is one of the best exercises for working the muscles of the shoulder and upper back. But if you do them incorrectly, there’s a risk of injury and ongoing shoulder and upper back pain. How can you avoid this? Here are some tips for avoiding shoulder and back pain when you press above your head.
Are you looking for a way to “shake up” your muscle growth and challenge your muscles in a new way? Find out how working your muscles from a stretched position, also known as loaded stretching, can give your muscles a new stimulus to hypertrophy.
Menopause brings with it challenges such as hot flashes. Can exercise prevent annoying hot flashes and vasomotor symptoms that so many women experience? Find out what science shows.
Can the speed at which you climb stairs be an indicator of heart health? That’s what a new study suggests. Find out about a simple self-test of heart function that could give you a better idea of how healthy your heart is.
Stretch marks are common, especially in women after pregnancy. You might wonder what stretch marks are, why people get them, and what you can do about them. Are they treatable? In this article, you’ll discover answers to these questions about stretch marks and more.
You need healthy knees to exercise and to do the many activities you do each day. Some forms of exercise place stress on your knees, especially if you don’t use good form. However, exercise can also lower your risk of knee injury & even improve the symptoms of knee arthritis. Here are 7 ways to do it safely.
Are you frustrating because your muscles aren’t growing despite regular resistance training? It’s a common problem and the cause often comes down to five causes. If you’re not getting the muscle hypertrophy you expected, here are five possible reasons why.
Vitamin D, also known as the “sunshine” vitamin is essential for bone and immune health. The best source of vitamin D comes from exposing your skin to sunlight, but what if you wear a sunscreen? Does wearing a sunscreen make it impossible to meet our body’s vitamin D needs?