Test Gym is an Elemental column about the science of exercise, written by fitness reporter Christie Aschwanden. In her latest installment, Aschwanden reports on why strength training doesn’t need to be fancy or complicated to get results.
The Best Strength Training Workout Is Surprisingly Easy
The number of reps and sets you do is less important than these fundamentals
And here are some other exercise deep dives that are worth your time.
Your Inability to Do Pullups Is All in Your Head
Anyone can do pullups — and here’s why you should
The Do’s and Don’ts of Drinking After Exercise
Sports beers are all the rage, but does downing a post-workout brew help or hurt?