How Many Push-Ups Can You Do?

The push-up is the all-American exercise. Too bad most Americans would have a hard time cranking out a single repetition, let alone the number they should be able to do for their age. It’s time to start re-gaining your upper-body strength. And in a challenge I...

Your Back’s Best Time to Work Out

In general, there is no best time for a fat-loss workout. Training in the afternoon should get you the same results as training in the morning. Still, there are some important things to consider when determining when to work out: Will you able to train at a proper...

Just Do It

The American population is slowly turning into a nation of couch potato slugs. According to a recent study published in Medicine, Science, Sports and Exercise, 78.7 percent of Americans get less than 25 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity each day. In...

Burn Calories While You Sleep

Flash back to the late 1990s. Dietary supplement companies started getting in trouble for falsely claiming their pills and potions could help "burn fat while you sleep." But recent research shows that there really is something that works: resistance...