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What Is Hypertrophy?

jeffbergen / Getty Images Hypertrophy is an increase in your muscle size. Most of the time, this increase is accomplished through exercises and workouts that incorporate strength training—lifting weights is the most common way to increase hypertrophy. There are two main types of muscle hypertrophy—sarcoplasmic hypertrophy and myofibril hypertrophy. Sarcoplasmic hypertrophy is …

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What Is Pilates?

Alexandr Dubynin / Getty Images Pilates is an excellent exercise option if you are looking for a low-impact, bodyweight exercise to help build your core strength and improve your functional movement. Pilates' health benefits include improving your strength and endurance to boosting your mood and helping you manage pain. Pilates …

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The 15 Best Running Shoes With Arch Support for Every Type of Runner, According to Podiatrists

We independently research, test, review, and recommend the best products—learn more about our process. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. Photo: merla / Adobe Stock Whether your runs always end with cramped arches or you simply want to ensure your feet are properly supported throughout …

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