Core

Many of us equate core strength with a flat belly or six-pack abs. And while those may be motivating goals to you, there are so many more benefits that come from improving core strength than how your midsection looks, including improved posture, better balance, reduced back pain and easier...

Back

Your back is an often-neglected workhorse for the body, tasked with absorbing the physical stress of your everyday movements—bending, lifting, sitting at your desk, and other common maneuvers that can eventually cause pain. That’s why keeping your back in mind when crafting your workout is...

Legs

Taking the time to work your quadriceps, the group of four muscles in the front of your thighs, should be near the top of your strength-training to-do list. After all, your quads are responsible for extending your knees and supporting your knee joints. So, every time you take a step, stand up from...

Arms

You have your upper body strength training routine so down pat that the weights know you’re coming even before you put the resistance band down. Kudos on your dedication to this important aspect of fitness! After all, it’s essential to increasing lean muscle mass and conditioning your body to move...

Total Body

Resistance bands—stretchy sashes and tubes—may not look like much compared to the other gear in the strength training area of your gym. They are, however, a great tool for keeping your muscles challenged. Beyond the fact that they can provide a welcome break from weight machines, they offer results...

Strength