Can This ‘Stomach Vacuum’ Exercise Really Build Your Core Muscles?

No, you don’t need to pump out hundreds of crunches and sit-ups to build stronger abdominal muscles. But is the “stomach vacuum” exercise that’s breaking the internet really the miracle core strengthener advocates claim it is?  The exercise, which went viral on the video-sharing platform TikTok, has had more than 85.8 million views. Jenny Brennecke, DPT, […]

6 Hydration Mistakes You’re Making During Exercise

Good hydration is important all the time — especially when you’re working out. If you don’t drink enough fluids before, during, and after exercise, particularly when you’re sweating a lot, you could become dehydrated. Dehydration “plays a huge role in mental and physical health,” says Jamie Hickey, a NASM-certified personal trainer and registered dietitian at Truism Fitness in […]

How to Get Started With Cycling Workouts: An Absolute Beginner’s Guide

Cycling offers workout benefits for people of all fitness levels. But if the last time you rode a bike was a loop around the neighborhood as a kid, you may have a lot of questions about how to get started. Don’t be intimidated by pro cyclers you may see on your local bike paths. While […]