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 4:49pm 8/05/14 4:49pm

Stretch For Power: Sergey Kovalev's Krusher Workout

Sergey Kovalev, the WBO light heavyweight champion of the world, flew into New York last Friday from his training camp in Florida and took a car directly to the Russian part of Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. He was heading to the Underground Boxing gym, which is on the third floor of a building just next to the Q train… » 7/30/14 3:31pm 7/30/14 3:31pm

​Danny MacAskill's Balls-Out Biking Begins In The Gym

In 2009, Danny MacAskill lit up overnight with the YouTube release of his Inspired Bicycles part. At 23, he'd emerged as the face of street trials riding, a blend of BMX and mountain bike in urban environments. It was visionary and it was bone-breaking, and he'd just broken himself pretty badly. » 5/26/14 10:25am 5/26/14 10:25am

I Did a Real, Live Workout With Jillian Michaels and Didn't Die

"Are you going to work out with us today?" asked the cheerful woman at the front desk. I didn't know I had the option to do otherwise, I thought, seeing as I was at an event-space-turned-gym to sweat myself silly under the tutelage of The Biggest Loser's star trainer/screamer, Jillian Michaels. » 2/21/14 1:39pm 2/21/14 1:39pm

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

Yoga Isn't 'For Ladies' and Weights Aren't 'For Men'

Women make up slightly less than half of the NFL's fanbase. They're going to college in larger numbers than men. They're the Senators grabbing the legislative branch by the collar and dragging the country away from fiscal precipice. And yet! it's still weird for us when we try to use the weight room at a new gym. When… » 10/24/13 11:10am 10/24/13 11:10am

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

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… » 3/06/13 12:10pm 3/06/13 12:10pm