Exercise

Exercise is essential in maintaining optimal health. Learn more about workout plans, the benefits of exercise and staying in shape.

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Is High-Intensity Interval Training that Much Better Than Cardio?

Keep your metabolic flame burning with this intense workout method.


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This Magic Ingredient Can Transform Your Fitness Routine

The key to improved physical fitness could be found in the amount of magnesium your diet includes. Read on to...


The 8 Reasons You Hit a Workout Plateau (and How to Beat It)

If you're consistent with your workouts but stopped seeing results, you may have hit a workout plateau. Whatever you do,...


8 Easy Strategies to Use Walking for Weight Loss

If you're trying to get in shape, you don't need to start off doing CrossFit or other types of intense...


Fitness Trends: 9 New Ways You’ll Work Out in 2017

Bored with your current workout? With a fresh take on some old favorites and some emerging technology, 2017 is the...


9 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Start a New Running Workout

When you commit to a running program for the first time, you expect to break a sweat and lose some...


7 Butt Exercises to Tone Your Tush at Home

To get a firmer, tighter back side—don't sit on it, tone it!


Got Cabin Fever? You Need These 8 Rules for Exercising Outside all Winter Long

Baby, it's cold outside...so you better just stay inside, bundled up, and skip your workout right? Wrong! It is possible...

10 Surprising Things that Could Happen When You Start Doing Yoga

When you roll out your yoga mat for the first time, you probably expect to reduce stress and gain some...


7 Foam Roller Exercises Your Body Will Thank You for Doing

Foam roller exercises improve flexibility, provide mini massages, and can be an integral part of your fitness routine. These foam...


7 Signs You Need to Switch Up Your Workout

It's a good feeling when you get into the habit of consistently working out, but when you no longer feel...


How Bad Is It to Wear Makeup at the Gym?

Wipe off that mascara! According to experts, wearing makeup at the gym can be harmful to your skin today —...


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How to Freshen Up Post Workout When You Can’t Shower

You just finished a rigorous sweat session and showering isn't an option. We asked fitness instructors to share their best...


21 Training Tricks to Finish the Marathon on Your Bucket List

Even beginners can complete the ultimate running challenge.


7 Daily Exercises to Improve Your Balance

Think you need to be a yoga pro in order to balance on one foot? Think again. Practice these exercises...


6 Easy Exercises You Can Do to Make Your Legs Pop in a Pencil Skirt

Hello, leg envy! Victoria Baggio, a Chicago-based SWEAT instructor, shares her favorite leg workouts you can do anywhere.


The 5-Minute Yoga Routine Literally Anyone Can Start Their Day With

Calm stress, increase flexibility, and improve your general well-being by doing this simple yoga routine as little as once a...


Kung Fu Moves for Self Defense that You Probably Already Know

Believe it or not, you have all the physical skills needed to defend yourself. In fact, you’ve been practicing them...


7 Common Exercise Moves That Actually Work Against You

Why you should skip crunches, plank rows, and more, plus the best fitness tips to tone your abs, arms, and...



20 Secrets to Get Stronger Arms (Without Lifting Weights)

Use these tricks to sneak arm workouts into your daily routine.


17 Gym Hacks to Make Your Workout Less of a Chore

For those days when you need extra exercise motivation, these tricks help you push yourself harder.

How to Help Your Body Recover From a Day of Sitting

Staying sedentary for long periods can take a toll on your body, but these tricks to beat "sitting disease" can...


How Leggings Can Make These 7 Health Problems Worse

You would probably marry your leggings. They are comfortable, versatile, and always look good. But your favorite pair of leggings...


9 Surprising Things Your Fitness Tracker Knows About You

An activity tracker can reveal way more than just your step count. Here, what your tracker is secretly keeping tabs...


7 of America’s Most Stunning Trails to Hike Right Now

Be warned: These gorgeous photos of our National Scenic Trails may fill you with the irresistible urge to dust off...


5 Random Household Objects for a Shockingly Effective Home Workout

No gym membership? No problem. Use basic items that are already in your pantry, fridge, and the rest of your...


Can You Pass These 10 Everyday Fitness Tests?

You may not need a gym membership if you can pass these everyday health tests. See how many you can...