You Don’t Have to Lift Heavier Weights to Build Muscle, Says Study

Until recently, conventional wisdom on weight training encouraged people to increase the size of their weights as they became stronger. Logically, it makes sense, but a recently released study is challenging that notion. A lab at McMaster University in Canada has been studying the effects of different types of weight training since 2010, particularly the…

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Here's the Proper Way to Do a HIIT Workout If You Want to See Results

The following post was originally featured on Fit Bottomed Girls and written by Dave, a contributor to Jenn, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness. Everywhere you look these days, someone is talking about HIIT workouts. High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) burst onto the scene about a decade ago and has only picked up steam since.…

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Soccer Star Christen Press Shares Her Secret to Managing Olympic-Level Stress

At only 27 years old, Christen Press has quite the athletic career under her belt. Playing for the US Women’s National Team as well as the Chicago Red Stars, she’s already attended the 2012 Olympics and scored major points playing in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. She’s on a year-round schedule with very little…

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Self-Care 101: Create Your Own Meditation Space at Home

Meditation is a powerful, life-changing practice, and it’s easier to integrate into your everyday life than you’d think. Take my word for it: I’ve started with simple apps (specifically, the Headspace program and OMG. I Can Meditate! app) that only take 10 minutes of my day. Just 10 minutes! It’s less time than you’d spend…

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