I was bulimic at 16. Pregnant at 19. Unhappy and at my highest weight at 24, and very hungry and still unhappy at one of my lowest weights at 27.
For most guys, fitness is about keeping in shape so they can play sports, or retain their ...
Familiarity and freshness are key ingredients in a workout playlist. While songs from the former category provide reliable inspiration, those in the latter bring the dynamism. Thankfully, June's top workout tracks feature a healthy balance of both.
If you spent your whole weekend on the couch, waking up for a Monday morning workout might be extra tough. But the start of the week is actually a great time to recommit to staying fit.
After living in Los Angeles for three years, one thing I've learned is that some of the best parties are thrown at fitness studios. Weird, right? Kinda, but true.
The spine is built to move forward, back and through rotation. The problem is, modern-day society forgets to work the backward motion of the spine, o...
Growing up in a small town Pennsylvania, Alexis Rydbom was bullied and faced racial discrimination because she is a biracial. She shares her story with Jimmy Nguyen, and talks about how she overcame her childhood challenges to become a confident young woman.
The excuse for a lack of time is wiped away when we look at the effectiveness of high intensity interval training (HIIT). The metabolic and cardiovascular benefits of this form of training exceed conventional workout wisdom.
On June 18th, 19th and 20th, 2015, the Ginga Mundo school of the Brazilian martial art Capoeira will be hosting a Batizado (or "baptism") at Essex Street Academy, 350 Grand Street, Manhattan, along with performances and workshops that are open to all schools as well as open to the public.
So frequently we hear that we need to be giving our best effort in order to succeed in life. But sometimes our best efforts don't give us the results that we desire. So what happens when we give our best effort but don't achieve our best results?
We reached out to some of the top fitness experts and asked how they balance their exercise, health and sleep schedules both personally and for clients, and also asked them to clear up common misconceptions they see regarding rest in the fitness world. Read on to learn from some of the best in fitness.
Soon after arriving to the Bay Area, I noticed a large blue exercise station filled with people working out on the Marina Green in San Francisco. Ever...
If I'm dreaming I wish men would come out and say "we don't like a woman with a super flat stomach, perfection is not what we're after"...but that would require I go back to sleep and dreamland.
Summer's here, and it's time to get back into beach body shape. While optimum health and fitness are important to many, the demands of work, home and personal life can leave one feeling like there's just not enough time. Here are five tips to help you get fit and healthy.
"But about a month before my friend Pammy died, she said something that may have permanently changed me. We had gone shopping for a dress for me to we...
The current trend in social and mainstream media is not only disturbing but is also filled with attacks against healthy, fit people and support for be...
It made perfect sense to me that I should try a "spin class" of my own, thinking that maybe it would change my life too. As fate would have it, my neighborhood workout studio just opened a brand new cycle class, at the beginning of the year. I signed up and have not looked back. Here are the top seven motivations Dailey Cycle has given me, one step at a time:
There are ways to use social media effectively and enjoy it without making us feel emotionally heavy or weighed down. Here are a few of my favorite ways to help you lighten the emotional weight of social media:
This is the most important change you can make to your training. Most beginning runners train at one speed, running at moderate (or even max) effort every session. While that's enough to drive meaningful aerobic gains, it's not the most effective way to get fast. In fact, most coaches will refer to moderate effort runs as "junk miles."
I love this class. I love the loud music, the beat, and the tap backs. And also disco lights! I love the darkness (because the instructor can't see that I'm not giving him a quarter turn. Sneaky!), and I love the vibrant, motivating trainer telling me I can do it, especially when I feel like I can't.