The Best Exercises Aren’t What You Think

Jennifer E. Engen

Surely someone who trains using mostly big lifts (thus handling bigger weights) will be stronger than someone whose workouts are mostly single-joint exercises? Well, you must first understand the difference between having strong muscles and being good at demonstrating strength in a few specific exercises. Demonstrating strength in an exercise […]

Symptoms, Treatments, and At-Home Exercises

Jennifer E. Engen

If “pain in the neck” is a reality for you and not just a familiar saying, you could have a condition called cervical spinal stenosis. Cervical spinal stenosis is a type of spinal stenosis, a condition that occurs when your spinal canal narrows. The narrowing can put pressure on the […]

The 5 Best Muscle-Building Exercises Of All Time

Jennifer E. Engen

They’re called the upper-body squat because they recruit a significant amount of muscle across your chest, shoulders, and delts. When you stress a large amount of muscle with heavy weights, you create a massive amount of mechanical tension, triggering a cascade of growth variables: hormonal adaptations, mTOR activation, and muscle […]

8 Exercises to Beat Depression

Jennifer E. Engen

Exercise can be an effective way to improve your mood. Even when you’re low on energy, there are ways you can make your movement more fun. Whether you live with depression or have simply been feeling down lately, exercise can really help lift your mood. Physical activity can improve symptoms […]