Get Stronger

In month 6 of our 12 Healthy Habits challenge, the focus turns to building muscle.

Support Center: How to Get Stronger

Join the conversation and get advice from experts as you start strength training at least two times per week.

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Healthy Habits Heroes

Healthy Habits Heroes: Elizabeth and Clay Burwell

Elizabeth and Clay Burwell, owners of High Performance Gym, share their tips for making strength training a regular part of your healthy routine.


Myatt Murphy

Healthy Habits Hero: Myatt Murphy

"Getting strong helps burn fat, and people often don't make that connection."


Healthy Habits Graduate: Julie Swink

Healthy Habits Graduate: Julie Swink

Julie Swink, Library assistant at the University of Texas at Arlington, shares her strategies for getting stronger.


Cooking Light Staffer: Jennifer Drawbridge

Staff Profile: The Country Midwife

“I live far away from any gym. It’s a distance problem.” - Jennifer Drawbridge


Cooking Light Staffer: Debra Richman

Staff Profile: The No-Time-Whatsoever Working Mom

“I’m embarrassed to say that what I do for exercise is basically nothing.” - Debra Richman


Cooking Light Reader: Jeff Vincent

Reader Profile: The Cardio-Happy Traveler

“There are plenty of machines available, even when I travel. But I don’t do such a good job of using them.” - Jeff Vincent


Cooking Light Reader: Gabe Chernov

Reader Profile: The Bored Exerciser

“Exercise has become a chore. I’m starting to choose work over the gym.” - Gabe Chernov

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