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What Is Citrulline?
Taking L-citrulline, an amino acid that helps improve blood flow, may have some health benefits. A registered dietitian discusses the latest research and how citrulline works.
TikTok Trend Alert: How Creatine Can Improve Your Workout
Does this TikTok trend really work? Research shows that taking a creatine supplement may help with your workout performance, but it’s not for everyone.
The Importance of Wearing a Bicycle Helmet
Bicycle helmets offer protection that can reduce head and brain injuries. The problem? Only 18% of cyclists wear the safety gear. An emergency medicine specialist discusses the importance of wearing a bike helmet.
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What Is Passive Stretching?
When you use an outside force like a partner, towel or fitness strap to help help with stretching, you’re doing a passive stretch. An expert explains how to do passive stretching and how just about anyone can do them.
Should You Try Foam Rolling?
Got sore, achy muscles after a workout or sitting at your computer all day? Foam rolling can help relieve tension and ease pain.
6 Desk Exercises That Help You Get Stronger While Working
Desk exercises let you spread mini workouts throughout your day. Try these exercises at your desk to build muscle, boost your mood and lower your risk for obesity.
How Often Should You Work Out?
The ideal workout routine should balance cardiovascular work and strength training. But how much should you do, what should you do and for how long should you do it? Here’s what counts as exercise and how much you need to do weekly.
11 Kettlebell Exercises for Your Whole-Body Workout
With proper form and technique, kettlebells can amp up your strength-training routine and tone your full body. A physical therapist offers these favorite exercises.
Injured Foot? Try These Cardio, Core and Strength Workouts
An injured foot doesn’t mean you have to stop working out. It just means you have to exercise differently, with a focus on building upper body and core strength. A sports medicine specialist offers alternate workout ideas.