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Trainer Talk: Is It Better to Lift Faster or Heavier?

Celeb trainer Courtney Paul sheds some wisdom on the best way to lift weights

Why Am I Getting Stronger Without Noticing a Difference In Muscle Definition?

You're working out, getting stronger, but don't think you <em>look</em> any stronger. What gives?

Why Isn't Weight Lifting Giving Me the Post-Workout Endorphin Rush I Crave?

Forget "runner's high"—where's my "lifter's high"?

Grab Your Dumbbells for a 30-Day Challenge From the Tone It Up Girls!

Karena and Katrina devised this four-week plan to help you sculpt all over.

8 Battle Rope Exercises Anyone Can Do

Slam, wave, and circle your way to a fitter body with this battle ropes workout.

These Free Movement Workout Flows Mix Yoga with Strength Training

Yoga meets strength training (meets hot trainer).

I Was Shamed for Being Too Fit

After being told her by a client (and bodybuilding figure judges) that her butt and thighs were too big, personal trainer Kirstin Dragasakis would like to respectfully disagree.

A Resistance-Band Interval Workout to Speed Up Your Metabolism

Get ready to speed up your metabolism and tone up everywhere

12 Signs You're a Weight Room Snob

Every type of workout has its snobs—even weight lifting and strength training.

The #1 Food You Need to Eat to Burn Fat and Build Muscle

This simple trick will turn your metabolism into a fat-burning machine

The #1 Reason Your Butt Workouts Aren't Working

Wake up your butt muscles and get ready to werk.

Women That Prove Being Strong Is Dead Sexy

Show off those (muscle) curves, ladies!

Do Arm Exercises In Workout Classes Like Barre and Spinning Count As Strength Training?

Because lifting those 1-pound weights during cycling feels like hell.

18 Ways Weight Lifting Will Change Your Life

Besides turning into she-Hulk, obviously.

The Get-Firm-Fast Total-Body Workout

Eliminate "junk reps" in favor of serious calorie burn with this 30-minute sweat sesh.

I'm 200 Pounds and Fitter Than Ever

Katelyn O'Donnell is proof that beauty and strength can be found at any size.

Strength Training and a High-Protein Diet: The Perfect Pair?

Simply filling up on the muscle-building nutrient isn't enough!