Strength is an integral part of health. It’s required for many tasks throughout the day, such as getting out of bed, carrying groceries, or pushing a broken-down car off the road. It’s defined as the ability to produce maximal force against a specific — and usually external — resistance (1). […]

It gets you out of breath and is a great workout for your heart and lungs, but does running build muscle? It turns out running is actually a surprisingly comprehensive exercise.  While it primarily targets big muscle groups in your legs and lower body, it can also work your back, […]