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The Reason People Run Ridiculous Distances Has Little to Do With Physical Fitness

Science of Us | Posted 02.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

That's the essence of flow: taking on something a little intimidating, conquering it, and relishing in the unbeatable reward of being able to do what was just a short while ago seemingly impossible. And if someone wants to chase that feeling for 50-plus miles, well, who can blame them?

21 Things No Self-Respecting Person Should Do At the Gym

Thrillist | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Thrillist

Some negative aspects of hitting the gym are hard to change -- pack that many sweaty adults into a confined space, and there are going to be some unfortunate odors. But that doesn't mean we can't strive to be better...

The Worst Exercises, According To Personal Trainers

Thrillist | Posted 01.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Thrillist

By: Erin Kelly @erinkellysays Credit: Shutterstock If 2016 is the year you vow to dust off your Converse high tops and get back to the gym, there a...

In Defense Of Working Out While High

The Cut | Posted 01.15.2016 | New York
The Cut

(Photo: Mauro Grigollo/Getty Images) By Allison P. Davis This October, a study suggested that "runner's high" was real. We're not talking about an...

Khloe Kardashian Opens Up About Her 40-Pound Weight Loss

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.14.2016 | Healthy Living

Khloe Kardashian loves a good sweat session. One glance at her Instagram feed is enough to tell you that. A photo posted by Khloé (@khloekardashia...

Adele's Gym Photo Is The Best It's Ever Going To Get

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 01.08.2016 | Entertainment

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The 11 Worst Decisions You Can Make at the Gym

Thrillist | Posted 12.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Thrillist

You signed up for a gym membership, which may, in fact, be one of your poorer decisions. But now you're locked into a contract, so you might as well make the most of it. If you don't want to catch a staph infection or get trapped on a treadmill between a heavy breather and a loud cellphone talker, avoid making these decisions when you hit the gym.

Morning, Noon or Night: When Is the Best Time to Break a Sweat?

Laura Seldon | Posted 12.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Laura Seldon

No matter what you decide, by simply making a choice, scheduling a consistent time to work out, and following through, you'll be that much closer to achieving your fitness goals.

I'll Start Working Out Tomorrow

Alex Iosiovich | Posted 11.12.2015 | Comedy
Alex Iosiovich

It would be pretty great to wear form-fitting, stylish clothes without your cheese-filled gut popping over your screaming belt, wouldn't it? But you know what else is pretty great? Cheese!

The Importance of Being Active

Melinda Parrish | Posted 11.06.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Get moving because it is the single greatest thing that you can do for your well-being, physically as well as mentally. Be active because you want to thank the Universe for imbuing you with a strong, healthy body that is capable of amazing things.

Confessions of a Former Overweight Professional Athlete

Steve Siebold | Posted 10.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Steve Siebold

The most recent numbers from the Centers for Disease Control show that obesity rates around the country continue to remain high. What's worse is that ...

9 Ways To Tell If You're Exercising Enough

SELF | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

There's nothing as frustrating as hauling to the gym regularly and seeing no results. And it happens all. the. time. Why? Because you're not working out as hard as you think you are. Or worse, you're working hard, but you're focusing on the wrong things.

The 5 Best Ways To Lose Belly Fat

Details | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Details

By K. Aleisha Fetters for DETAILS. (photo: Getty Images) Repeat after me: "crunches do not burn belly fat." And it's not just crunches. Neither wi...

How To Get The Most Out Of 30 Minutes At The Gym

Thrillist | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Thrillist

As a working "professional" who spends way too much time writing articles, drinking coffee, and listlessly staring off into the unknown, I find it difficult to carve out some gym time to make those gains I've heard so much about. Sound familiar?

10 Weird Ways to Make Yourself Work Out

Prevention | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Prevention

I don't know about you, but the old "gym bag by the door trick" ain't gonna cut it most days. So I decided to ask real women who found a way to figure it out and experts in the fitness biz for some triggers that might actually help the motivationally challenged among us to get moving.

Why More Employers Are Giving Their Employees Fitness Trackers

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living

In 2013, 2,000 firms gave employees fitness trackers, according to BBC. In 2014, that number went up to 10,000. The oil and gas company BP has given ...

The Best Workouts for Anyone Who Hates Cardio (But Needs It)

Glamour | Posted 08.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Glamour

I've found the best way to squeeze cardio into your routine, especially if you loathe it, is to disguise it: If you're having enough fun, you might not even realize how hard you're working. Here, some cardio workouts that are way more fun than the treadmill

They're All on 'Roids!!!

Greg Scarnici | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Greg Scarnici

It upsets me that so many ridiculously attractive gay men feel the need to have super-built bodies in order to feel good about themselves.

8 Exercises You Can Do At Work Without Anyone Knowing

Alan Kohll | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Alan Kohll

Try these subtle exercises you can do at your desk without announcing your workout to your coworkers.

Stop Working Out and Do This Instead

Sarah Jenks | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Jenks

In college I used to drag myself across campus at 5:30 p.m. in the cold wearing my sweat pants, boots, and a giant coat to the women's gym to burn off...

If You Want To Get A Long Workout In, Drink Beet Juice

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living

Among the pantheon of great sports drinks, here's a new, not especially glamorous addition: Beet juice. According to a small study, beet juice m...

A Guide To Choosing The Right Sports Bra For Your Workout

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living

Sports bras are tricky. You want coverage, you want support, you want sweat-resistant material, and maybe you even want fashion. So whether you'r...

11 Truths From Your First SoulCycle Class

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.07.2016 | Healthy Living

If you're a fitness junkie in a big city, chances are you've at least experimented with the popular exercise class, SoulCycle. Part social scene, ...

Your Guide To Choosing The Perfect Pair Of Yoga Pants

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living

Everyone is wearing yoga pants. Some of them cost $900, others are $20. People wear them to hot yoga, to restorative yoga, to brunch or just to hang o...

7 Moves To Try Before Your First Barre Class

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living

There are now 700 corporate-owned barre studios nationwide, according to Well + Good, and that number is only growing. There's Pure Barre, Flybarre, B...