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The Best Home Workout Routines for When You Can’t Go to the Gym

Key Takeaways Research shows that bodyweight, band, and dumbbell exercises can be effective for gaining muscle and strength if you make them difficult enough. Although bodyweight exercises alone can work, you’ll get better results if you can also use bands or dumbbells. Keep reading to learn the exact home workouts you should follow until you can...

Can You Get All of the Benefits of Cardio by Lifting Weights?

lKey Takeaways Both weightlifting and cardio offer many of the same health benefits, but cardio offers some benefits you can’t get from lifting weights alone. Cardio burns more calories than weightlifting per minute of time and combining cardio and weightlifting improves cardiovascular health and insulin sensitivity more than either kind of exercise in isolation. Keep reading...

The Definitive Guide to the “Push Pull Legs” Routine

Key Takeaways The push pull legs (PPL) workout split is a tried-and-true workout routine that separates your muscle groups and exercises into push, pull, and legs days. PPL routines can be customized for different training frequencies, intensities, and priorities to allow for more or less recovery and volume. Keep reading to learn about the best PPL...

8 Snacks For Hiking

Hiking is a fantastic pastime enjoyed by millions of people. It provides you with opportunities to enjoy nature, get some exercise, and spend time with friends. Knowing what snacks to bring along can help ensure you enjoy your adventures without feeling hungry or getting sick. The next time you reach for your trail...

How to Get Started with the Incline Bench Press

Key Takeaways The incline bench press trains your chest, shoulders, and triceps, and it’s one of the best exercises for developing your upper chest in particular. Proper incline bench press technique comes down to a few key points like lying on a bench set to a 30 to 45 degree incline with your shoulder blades...