You might be inclined to look in the mirror or step on the scale to gauge if your workouts are working. And while physical changes like losing weight or sculpting muscle can be valid fitness goals, judging your workouts based solely on aesthetic changes isn't a good idea.
Gaining muscle mass doesn't have to be as complicated as it might seem.
If you've decided to get in shape after being sedentary, you've already taken the first — very important — step in your fitness journey.
When it comes to fitness goals, trainers want you to consider setting ones that have nothing to do with your size, shape or how you look.
Sciatic nerve pain, aka sciatica, is a pain in the butt like no other.
Target the internal and external obliques to reduce the risk of core muscle imbalances.
Low-impact exercises are easier on your joints, but it doesn't mean they are less intense.
If your favorite workout shirt is giving off an unpleasant odor, it's probably a sign you shouldn't wear it again until it gets a good wash.
You can build muscle and even lose weight doing daily body-weight workouts, but it's important to mix up your body-weight exercises to avoid overtraining.
Sitting all day can cause tight hips because your hip flexors are in a shortened position.