Climb Higher Than Mt. Everest, Without Leaving Manhattan

Who knew such extraordinary altitudes could be found, hidden inside the towers of Manhattan's Flatiron District? But, behind the nondescript door of a 5th-floor office on 21st Street, heights as great as the Himalayas are waiting to be scaled. Gizmodo took a deep breath and visited the atmospheric wizardry of Hypoxico, … » 2/13/14 6:33pm 2/13/14 6:33pm

Health Is Bad For You: My Weird Weekend At Toronto's Fitness Shitshow

TORONTO—"Dear Toronto Pro Supershow Delegate," read a slip of paper handed to everyone checking in at Toronto's Intercontinental Hotel on Friday. "For your convenience we have 'Special Towels' through our Housekeeping Department. We recommend that these special towels/ linens be used in conjunction with any treatments… » 6/11/13 3:00pm 6/11/13 3:00pm

Workout Video Features Dude Pooping In The Background

Hey, if you're going to shoot an instructional workout video inside of somebody's apartment, it's not likely that it's going to turn out perfectly. The lighting will probably be off, some noise from the street may get recorded, a dude who is taking a shit could sneak into the frame. You know, normal low-budget stuff. » 5/16/13 12:11pm 5/16/13 12:11pm

Don't Just Stand There

At my gym, OK, there's only one really good place to do pullups. If someone is occupying the pullup area, that means nobody else is doing pullups at that particular time. That means that, if you are the person in the pullup area, you have a responsibility. A responsibility to do pullups. A responsibility to not just… » 5/14/13 3:36pm 5/14/13 3:36pm

The 10 Supplements You Actually Need

Men's Health, a magazine for men who are healthy and dumb, will tell you that there are 10 supplements that you, the fitness-seeking man, "actually need." Oh really? You can't go to the gym without "Coenzyme Q10?" You can't work out unless you're shoveling glucosamine powder down your gullet? It takes selenium tablets to… » 3/06/13 12:10pm 3/06/13 12:10pm

You Have To Work Out To Get A Workout

Every New Year, millions of people resolve to "get in shape." And, a few weeks into January—right about now—millions of people tire of their dreary new traditional exercise programs, and re-resolve to get in shape creatively. "I'll walk every night," they say. "I'll work in the garden, and take the stairs, and live an… » 1/24/13 3:30pm 1/24/13 3:30pm