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5 Beginner Exercises You Can Do Now To Make Working Out In The Future A Lot Easier

BySummer Schmier
I used to watch girls in the gym who could lift massive weights or squat those huge barbells, and I would wonder: How did they get there? Were they ever as lazy as me? How long did it take for them to achieve such a warrior status? Close your eyes…

These 6 Arm Workouts Can Be Done Right On Your Couch, Even When You Feel Lazy AF

ByGeorgina Berbari
You know those days when you come home from a long day at work, plop down on the couch, and immediately lose any and all motivation that you may have had to do a full workout? It happens to the best of us, but just because you've made the executive…

5 Ways To Squeeze In Some Exercise Between Courses At Thanksgiving

ByJennifer Landis
Fall foliage, cool weather and pumpkin-flavored everything signal Thanksgiving is just around the corner. But before you get ready to break out your fat pants and accept that Thanksgiving is the season of weight gain, consider these easy tricks to…

This Is What A Single Gym Session Can Do For Your Brain, According To Science

ByGeorgina Berbari
Up until college, I had never stepped foot in a gym. If someone told my high school friends that I would become someone who works out on a regular basis, they probably would've lost it. Although, I have to wonder if high-school-me would have hopped…

Exercise Makes You Beautiful

ByAlly Batista
It’s January, which means that the gyms are packed and Whole Foods’ shelves are empty. In two weeks everyone will forget their resolutions and all sense of normalcy will be restored. Let’s not let that happen. I know everyone is working out to lose…

You Shouldn't Bother Flirting With Hot, Swole Bros At The Gym, Science Says

ByJamie LeeLo
You might think the RAGING, MANLY TESTOSTERONE you normally see at a gym would correlate to a RAGING, MANLY SEX DRIVE, but yet again, science has to come in and ruin everything. According to a new study in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise,…

Sex Counts As Exercise Right?

ByAlly Batista
I mean, sex obviously feels like cardio, because well, it is. But does it actually count as exercise? I’m sure all of us out there would love to think so. Well apparently, Venus Ramos, a doctor who developed SeXercise (which is a workout program…

7 Reasons To Exercise That Have Nothing To Do With Losing Weight

ByLeigh Weingus
Ah, exercise. You've probably spent a summer going on sweaty runs, checking out the newest spin studios and maybe even giving boxing a try. And it was awesome, right? But as we say goodbye to bonfires and beaches and look forward to sweaters and…

7 Easy Exercises To Completely Transform Your Booty At Home

ByBrit + Co
Year after year, one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions is to start or maintain a fitness regimen. You start off so strong, attending classes after work and eating healthy. Then, come March, you start to get a bit lazy once again. After my…

This Kegel Exercise Machine Rewards Hard Work With Some Good Vibrations (Video)

ByAlexia LaFata
kGoal is a new device that rewards you for exercising your Kegel muscles with a nice vibration in your vagina. Who said exercising sucks? It's important that women strengthen their Kegel muscles. These muscles assist a woman's sex life, are…

8 Reasons All Entrepreneurs Should Invest In An Exercise Routine

ByKenny Kline
If you’re an entrepreneur, you’re probably not looking to add another item to your to-do list. But hear me out; it’s worth incorporating exercise into your regular routine. That’s because exercise doesn’t just make you physically healthier, but it…

5 Ways Exercise Can Help Your Entire Wedding Planning Process Go Smoother

ByKathryn Alexander
Wedding season is upon us, and with it comes showers, parties and millions of decisions to make. Who to invite? Where to find the best photographer? Why do flowers cost so much? Can I just grow them in my backyard? The bride must also manage…

Fitness Mom Posts Pic To Show How Dangerous These Simple Exercises Are Post-Baby

ByHope Schreiber
It seems, especially now in a social media driven day and age, women are keen on returning to their pre-pregnancy weight as soon as possible. The downside of having information at your fingertips? You also have your friends and family on Facebook…

Shopping Is The Best Kind Of Exercise

ByAlly Batista
Well, maybe not. Some weeks I shop more than others, so I can’t say that shopping exercise should always be considered an ‘exercise’. However, when I do go shopping, I’m browsing, and strolling around the mall for hours at a time. That has to burn a…

Exercise Can Help Your BF Get It Up, So Here Are 10 Couples Workouts To Try

ByCandice Jalili
Is your boyfriend having trouble getting it up? It's OK, you can admit it. I promise I won't tell anyone. In fact, I'm actually here to help. A new study has come up with a pretty simple solution to your bedroom problems with bae: exercise. Yep, the…

Exercise Can Help Teach You These 6 Major Life Lessons, According To Experts

ByGeorgina Berbari
Everyone knows that working out is great for your body. After a sweat sesh, perhaps you feel strong, speedy, or simply amazed by what your body can accomplish (hell yeah you just did five burpees in a row). But maybe you don't really stop to think…

5 Tasty Ways To Work Out With Your Favorite Food So You'll Actually Enjoy Exercise

BySummer Schmier
To all my fellow lazy women: What sounds more magical than munching crisp, salty potato chips and getting great exercise at the same time? Literally nothing. That's why I've put together a series of unique (and safe) workouts tailored specifically…

Exercise Overhaul: 5 Unconventional Ways To Rev Up Your Workouts

ByAnnalicia Lynn
Exercise has always been a part of my life. Throughout high school, I was a three-sport athlete. And, in college, I got myself to the gym nearly every single day. Despite being fit and healthy, I was unhappy with my body and uncomfortable in my own…

6 Ways Exercise Can Make You A Better Learner Because It's Not Always About The #Gains

ByAnnakeara Stinson
It seems a little too easy to stockpile all of the benefits of exercise for your mind, body, and spirit, but I'm going to take this opportunity to add yet another one to the list. You probably already know that exercise can help decrease anxiety,…

Science Says Regular Exercise Can Make Your Dreams More Vivid, But There's A Catch

ByJulia Guerra
As a self-proclaimed athlete, I can vouch for the fact that there's no better sleeping experience than the snooze you'll take after a long, hard workout. It's a no-brainer that physical activity -- while it builds muscle, gets your heart rate up,…
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8 Unusual Exercises To Help You Tone Your Abs For Summer

ByGigi Engle
Did you just wake up and realize you're smack dab in the middle of swimsuit season? Yeah. Me too. Time to pull yourself out of the winter food coma, wipe the pizza grease off your face and get your butt to the gym. We all want those toned abs to…

I Have Exercise Bulimia & Here's How I Navigated The Difficult Road To Recovery

ByGeorgina Berbari
I haven't always had a healthy relationship with exercise. While I can now say my workout routine provides me with a cathartic outlet to channel stress, anger, frustration, and really anything pent-up inside of me, there was a time when my workout…

Turkey Is Letting Some Employees Go To Work Late So They Can Exercise

BySean Levinson
A Turkish governor is reportedly allowing civil servants to replace the first portions of their workdays with exercise. According to TIME, Dursun Ali Şahin, the governor of the Turkish province of Edirne, created a health policy for government…

7 Cardio Workouts To Try This Summer That Don't Involve Running

ByGeorgina Berbari
I used to run. Every. Single. Day. I loved the runner's high, the post-sprint sweaty glow, and that buzz of endorphins that left the good vibes lingering all day long. Running was once my cardio of choice, but looking back, I honestly thought it was…

Stretching Before Exercise May Be Bad For You

ByAlly Batista
You’ve been told your whole life that it was absolutely necessary to stretch prior to any physical activity, as a means of trying to prevent injuries and increase performance and flexibility. Well, that may no longer be the case. Two new studies…

This Teen Is Raising Awareness About Mental Health After Exercise Saved Her Life

ByGeorgina Berbari
Working out obviously benefits the body in so many ways, but it can be easy to forget about the incredible effects exercise can have on a person's mental health, too. In fact, research has shown aerobic exercise, or even strength training, can…

5 Fun Exercises To Get You And Your BFF Toned Together

ByNiki McGloster
I work out harder when my BFF is by my side. She inspires me to try new things (Muay Thai, for example) and motivates me when I want to unwrap my boxing gloves before class is over. Plus, I like having a gossip girl by my side to take my mind off my…

A Pill That Has The Same Effects As Exercise May Be A Thing Soon, But It's Not What You Think

ByCaroline Burke
If you could take a pill that does the exercising for you, would you do it? Well, that may be an option for some people in the world in the coming decades — but it's not exactly what you think. The exercise pill might be the next big health…

A Wellness Expert Reveals How To Actually Feel Good About Your Relationship With Exercise

ByJordan Bissell
There have been times in my life when I've run multiple miles every day, and times in my life when I've taken long breaks from working out at all. In retrospect, I don't think either of these extremes were great for my body, but it goes to show how…

Taking The Stairs Def Counts As A Workout, According To These New Exercise Guidelines

ByGeorgina Berbari
When you're too busy for workout classes and too broke for a gym membership, it can be tough to figure out what counts as a good workout in your hectic lifestyle. Like, does walking an extra 10 minutes during your morning commute in lieu of taking…

Clever Ways To Add Exercise To Your Daily Routine Without Wasting Any Extra Time

ByLiz Hall
According to a recent Bloomberg article, millennials are spending thousands of dollars a year on exercise. Most boutique fitness classes will run upward of $30 per class, so if you're going three times a week, that's more than $4,000 annually. If…

5 Intense Sex Positions That'll Actually Give You A Pretty Legit Workout

ByAlison Segel
The other day, I went on a 6-mile hike, got heat stroke, and had to stay in bed for two days straight after chugging water. Real life exercise is not for me. I get bored during yoga, I can't afford a gym, clearly nature is trying to murder me, and…

5 Inspiringly Successful People Who Use Exercise To Boost Their Energy And Stay Disciplined

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Exercise isn't only good for your health, it's also good for your career. If you want to make it in this world, you have to be comfortable with competition. You must constantly strive to be better and to rise above your own expectations. It takes…

6 Things To Know About Gyrotonic Exercise, The Workout That'll Perfect Your Posture

ByGeorgina Berbari
If you're like the majority of Americans, and you also find yourself constantly hunched over a computer screen or craning your neck to read an Instagram caption, you've probably suffered from a whole lot of back pain and less than pristine posture.…

Ditch The Crunches, These 20 Exercises Will Get You Six-Pack Abs

ByKaylin Pound
Everyone wants a flat, toned stomach. However, scoring an Instagram-worthy six pack is usually easier said than done. There's a pretty widespread belief crunches are the key to shedding fat and sculpting your stomach. But if you've been crunching…

If You Want To Stay Healthy But Can't Give Up Booze, Exercise 5 Hours A Week

ByTalia Koren
With all the studies out there that prove alcohol is basically the worst thing you can put into your body next to hard drugs, it's difficult to avoid thinking about your health while sipping on a gin and tonic at a bar. But, there's still hope for…

Here's How Much You Should Exercise If You Want To Feel Happier, According To Science

ByGeorgina Berbari
Whenever I'm in a bad mood, I know that rolling out my yoga mat and getting in a juicy flow will turn my frown upside down pretty much every single time. The combination of mental and physical strength that my practice allows me to tap into makes me…

6 Ways Exercising Can Help Clear Up Your Skin And Steer Clear Of Breakouts

ByGeorgina Berbari
You know those days where you're really just like, feelin' yourself? Confidence through the roof, great hair day -- nothing can bring you down. And then, bam. You wake up the next morning with a giant zit that's daintily located in the middle of…

Couple’s Amazing Workout Combines Exercise And Romance Like Never Before (Video)

ByGillian Fuller
Getting hot and sweaty with your partner is a great way to keep a relationship going strong. And no, I’m not referring to sex — although that never hurts. I’m talking about exercise. According to Fitday, working out with a buddy is a surefire way to…

Science Says Friends Are Just As Important To Your Health As Exercise

ByLeigh Weingus
Didn't get to the gym today? That's OK, as long as you have friends. According to new research out of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, having a solid social network throughout your life is pretty damn important to your health -- as…

Personal Trainers Reveal The 7 Most Convenient Ways To Work Out When You're Traveling

ByGeorgina Berbari
Working out while traveling can be a difficult feat: Between finding the time for a workout, and realizing all you have to work with is a dingy hotel gym with all of one, ancient-looking treadmill, it's easy to give up on exercise altogether when…

Hit The Pavement: 5 Reasons Running Is The Best Form Of Exercise

ByCaroline McGuire
Running is one of the most measurable sports. A little practice goes a long way, and improvement is apparent if you put enough work into it. For instance, the fastest animal in the world is a cheetah and the slowest is a garden snail. Cheetahs can…

Experts Say Masturbation & Exercise Have Way More In Common Than You Might Think

ByGeorgina Berbari
Cardio sucks, but you know what doesn't? Masturbating. There's nothing like a mind-blowing orgasm that leaves you out of breath and full of pleasure (laced with the sweeping satisfaction that, yes, you did that all on your own). Honestly though,…

Jordyn Woods Said Exercise Helps Her Release Emotion & Those Are The Vibes I Need In 2019

ByJordan Bissell
I really dislike the beginning of a run. I'm either too hot or too cold, I struggle to find my pace, and it seems like every joint in my body suddenly decides to rebel. After about the first mile, though, comes the high. My feet and breath find a…

A Celebrity Trainer Reveals The Benefits Of Exercise You Don't See & They're Everything

ByGeorgina Berbari
When you work out consistently for a while, noticing newfound strength, endurance, and even those baby muscle gains, it's such an awesome and satisfying feeling. All your hard work and dedication is paying off, and you can quite literally see the…

How You Exercise At The Gym Based On Your Zodiac Sign

ByRosey Baker
People need some sort of mental activity to keep them occupied while they're on the treadmills at the gym. One of my personal favorite games to play is “guess that sign,” wherein I take a look at a person's gym habits and try to pinpoint his or…

6 Exercises To Try When You're Coming Out Of A Workout Slump

ByAnnakeara Stinson
I can't recall how many times in my life I've been in a workout pattern that makes me feel like a junior Olympian, and then all of a sudden, for one reason or another, I fall off of the routine and head into a workout slump. Whether I'm just…

This One Exercise Could Actually Make You Smarter And Improve Your Memory

ByTalia Koren
There's an endless list of reasons that exercise is good for you, and here's one more thing to add to that list. If you want to get smarter, it's time to get sweatier. Based on this new study, running helps improve your memory and your ability to…

5 No-Sweat Exercises You Can Do Without Ever Taking Your Jeans Off

BySummer Schmier
Jeans are one of the only clothing items you can actually wear year-round, and if you're truly a denim lover, you never really want to take them off. It's borderline obsessive: Sometimes you even sleep in them; you just can't seem to part ways. It's…

A New Study Figured Out The Perfect Way To Immerse Yourself In Your Workout Routine

ByGeorgina Berbari
You know how a run is just so much better when you're doing it outside, on a new trail, or in a new city? All the new sights and senses that are activated work together to distract you from any cardio-related discomfort you may have. Staying focused…