Circuit Training Beats Cardio

Long, slow, boring aerobic exercise may get all the glory in the media. But you can get a lot more bang for your fitness buck with circuit training. Brazilian researchers assigned subjects to a 12-week program of either cardio or total-body circuit training. Both...

Getting Rid of Sore Muscles

Workouts can be a pain in the butt, literally. This is especially true when you start a new program or get back into exercise after a lull. While some nutritional supplements might be helpful in other aspects of recovery, they don’t reduce muscle soreness. Nor...

3 Ways to Keep Track of Fat Loss

If you think you’ve hit a plateau in your fitness program, don’t quit. First check to see if you really have stopped making progress. Most people get hung up on scale weight only. But the scale is affected by many hidden factors (such as water intake,...