Fitness

What Are Pre-Workout Supplements—And Do You Need Them?

You can find a supplement claiming to help boost pretty much anything: sleep, immunity, joint pain, relaxation, gut health, post-workout recovery. Lately, though, it’s the pre-workout supplements category that’s been getting a lot of attention. (Not all of it good.) Scrolling through Instagram, you might get the idea that pre-workout supplements—known colloquially as a “pre-workout”—are […]

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Burn More Fat With HIIT Running

By Rick Morris You’ve probably been fairly faithful with your winter workouts. You’ve been hitting the treadmill or running outdoors for some calorie-burning running workouts, but have you been running hard? Have you been doing any high-intensity interval training? If the answer is no, or not always, and you want to get your body ripped […]

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HIIT Fat-Burning Workout

There is a militant camp that believes high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is the absolute best means of achieving fat loss, accounting for total energy expenditure over a 24-hour period. It certainly works well for some people. But recent findings suggest that the extra calories burned during HIIT may not be coming from stored fat, and that HIIT training doesn’t make […]