Strength

CrossFit, Your Insecurity Is Showing

You do not cross CrossFit. As many in the media have learned, the company behind the fitness craze is not afraid to retaliate—through its enforcers in "

CrossFit: Coming to a Preschool Near You

Across the country, a rapidly growing number of children and teens are spending their after-school hours jumping, sprinting, climbing, and lifting weights at CrossFit gyms....

Your Wicked Wednesday Workout

When getting outside is the goal and training is what makes your adventures possible, Wednesday is the perfect day to push it. Why? You’re recovered from the weekend and can rev yourself...

The Radical New Guard of Fitness

Today's fitness disrupters are a bit of a mixed bag. There's an ex-marathon champion, a multisport workout-video king, and a Silicon Valley insider, to name a few. The common thread: They're all...

The Hardware-Store Workout

On summer nights, the last place you want to be—aside from the office—is in the gym. But that doesn’t mean you should neglect strength training. In fact, you can get a top...

10 Timeless Fitness Laws

In the not-so-distant past, your food grew on a farm. Meals were home-cooked (on an actual fire, in an actual stove). The outdoors was your gym. Watches? They tracked time, not activity. Blue...

The Myth of the Ab Machine

If you find yourself buying the latest fad exercise machine to work your abs, you may be wasting your money, according to a recent study commissioned by the

The 20-Minute Body-Weight Strength Workout

Gyms are great for building strength and avoiding injury, but you don't have to throw down $100 a month for that. Instead, do a series of body-weight-resistance exercises that target nearly...

The Top 8 Fitness Trends of 2014

New year; new you. From augmented-reality training to wearable technology, 2014 will be the year that science puts you at the top of your game. And these are the eight must-follow trends that...

The Power-Endurance Powder Plan

According to personal trainer Carolyn Parker, if you want to make the most of your ski season, you need to bolster your lower back, core, and...

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