The Ballet Barre Workout That Burns, Oh God, It Burns 

So New York magazine reported back in September that no one is really doing pilates anymore, which makes sense: It’s not exactly the only fitness-niche game in town. Not by a long shot. I’ve personally tried many of them, from spin to Zumba to hot yoga; today, please welcome to the stage, Pure Barre, a ballet… »11/12/15 10:18am11/12/15 10:18am


What Causes the "Dadbod" (and How to Reverse It)

Ah, the “dadbod.” A recently coined term, it describes the body of a man whose belly suggests that he’s had a few thousand beers during NFL Sunday. Now, he’s not “fat” by any means. In fact, his broad shoulders suggests that he balances his pizza intake with bench presses and curls. So how does this body occur and how… »5/15/15 8:41am5/15/15 8:41am

Popular Exercises To Avoid At All Costs—Unless You Do Them Right

Many popular exercises are performed incorrectly, often by people who probably shouldn’t be attempting them in the first place. This can result in injuries and futility at the gym. We talked to the experts to find out which exercises are the most problematic, and how to do them correctly. »5/12/15 7:01pm5/12/15 7:01pm

How To Get Your Ass Back In Shape, And Keep It There

Now that the New Year's Resolutions crowd has cleared out of the gym, it's time to get down to business. The goal is not to become CrossFit truthers or pot-smoking ultramarathoners, but to simply avoid racking up massive medical bills due to poor health as we continue our slow, inevitable march to death. And… »3/04/15 2:04pm3/04/15 2:04pm

Exercise vs. Diet: Which Is More Important for Weight Loss?

Being healthy is simple, right? "Eat less, move more." That's easy to say, but practicality is one of the most important things when it comes to health and fitness. Recommendations like this are blanket statements that don't address practicality—so when it comes down to it, which is more important? Diet, or exercise? »1/06/15 10:58am1/06/15 10:58am

The Best Ways to Improve Your Workouts at the Gym

If you've settled into an exercise routine that works for you the next thing you may struggle with is making yourself at home in the gym. We're talking about making sure you exercise properly, make progress, and don't hurt yourself. Luckily, there are plenty of places to turn for good advice. Let's look at some of… »10/09/14 12:13pm10/09/14 12:13pm

Female Runner Who Uses Nike+ to Draw Dicks Is an American Hero

Most runners I know who are not also liars acknowledge that running sucks much (okay, most) of the time. Usually, I deal with how much I hate it by complaining about it to people who really, truly do not care. But one San Francisco woman has channeled that love-hate relationship into something beautiful: using the… »8/05/14 4:49pm8/05/14 4:49pm