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Going to the Gym

Gym Hacks Personal Trainers Use That Most People Don't Know About

Thrillist | Posted 02.23.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Erin Kelly @erinkellysays Credit: BARANQ/SHUTTERSTOCK While most suckers shell out hard-earned money for a chance to sweat it out at the gym, ...

The Case Against Gyms

Thrillist | Posted 01.07.2017 | Healthy Living

By: Laura Williams Credit: Jason Hoffman/Thrillist I managed gyms for seven years, followed by a four-year hiatus from gym membership of any kind. ...

Finally, A Gym For Millennials

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.02.2015 | Comedy

If a millennial goes to the gym, but no one sees his selfie in the fitness mirror, does he still get credit for going? If that question keeps you u...

Why You Should Cancel Your Gym Membership

Jen Glantz | Posted 03.14.2015 | Women
Jen Glantz

My plan for 2015 is to buy a Groupon once a month, for a series of workout classes somewhere new and challenging and scary -- yet oddly motivating.

Why You Don't Need to Go to the Gym

Jen Glantz | Posted 08.02.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

I lift two 8-lb. weights up and down a few times until I notice the people next to me lifting quadruple that amount, practically rolling their eyes at me. By the time I lay down on the mat to do a round of abs, I'm exhausted. I'm closing my eyes and pretending I'm back in Mrs. Kay's kindergarden class and this is nap time.

Putting the Gym in Gymnastics: A New Fitness Trend

Tyler Curry | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Tyler Curry

You may not have heard of it yet, but a new fitness trend has recently emerged that threatens to steal the thunder of other popular phenomenons that h...

10 Reasons Women Should Never Go Naked At The Gym

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 05.20.2014 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

I was getting dressed in the locker room at my gym last week when I overheard a conversation between two ladies about the tough cardio class we had all just barely survived. One lady was in her bra and panties, the other naked, but for a towel. I looked over at them, about to commiserate on the ass-kicking, when I realized the woman in the towel looked familiar.

Fitness Was My Game Changer... What Was Yours?

Tony DeSantis | Posted 05.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Tony DeSantis

I've been training for years. Can't really count how many at this point, but it's been a while. It started out as torture! Well, let's put it this w...

Meditations on the Gym

Adam Kirk Edgerton | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Adam Kirk Edgerton

On Sunday I joined a gym for the first time. When the receptionist asked me why I was joining, I shrugged and said, "It's Father's Day." It seemed as good a reason as any, and I don't always like to satisfy people's curiosity.

5 Reasons Why I'm A Fitness Boot Camp Dropout

Dana McMahan | Posted 07.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dana McMahan

Sweating along in the company of others may be just the motivation plenty of fitness buffs need, but after signing up for my first fitness bootcamp recently, I've realized it's best for everyone if I stay out of public gyms and group workouts and hole up in my garage gym instead. Here's why.

5 Ways To Fight Your Fear Of The Gym

Suzy Boerboom | Posted 06.08.2013 | Fifty
Suzy Boerboom

Being a bit uncertain or fearful about stepping into a gym is not something that is specific to age. But it certainly doesn't help to be surrounded by younger, fitter and more experienced individuals lifting three times their weight and letting out guttural grunts while doing it. Here are 5 tips to help you get over your fear of gyms.

How to Drag a Reluctant Friend to the Gym

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 04.21.2013 | Women
Vanessa Van Edwards

If you have a gymophobe friend, here are three creative ways to incentivize them to get their butt on the treadmill next to you.

Tips for New Year's Gym Resolutions

Justin Hernandez | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Justin Hernandez

Whether or not you are a die-hard gym bunny or getting back into a workout regime, here are some tips to help maximize your time at the gym.

'My Mom Is Obsessed' With Going To The Gym

Posted 04.13.2012 | TV

It creates an interesting new angle on OCD and obsessive behaviors when filtered through the eyes of the children they impact. On the latest "My Mom I...

Are Your Ready?

Nancy Chuda | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Nancy Chuda

Are you ready for a new lifestyle and a lift? The only time I would venture to go "under the knife" is to view my sushi blade getting sharpened. Maki...