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These Fitness Hacks Are So Lazy, You'll Forget That You're Actually Working Out

I don't know about you guys, but my life is freaking hectic. As much as I want to carve out a full hour at the gym every day, it's just not realistic most of the time. And even when my schedule isn't super busy, it can still be tedious to summon the …
By Georgina Berbari

This One Simple Thing Might Explain Why You Never Have Enough Energy To Work Out

If you feel like you literally never have any energy for your workouts and you're basically dragging yourself to the gym most days with your eyes half-shut, there might be a solution that's a lot more effective than constantly reaching for your pre-w…
By Georgina Berbari

These Fitness Hacks Are Perfect If You Don't Have Time For A Full Workout Every Day

Real talk: Making time to work out when your life is incredibly busy and you're overwhelmed by day after day of long to-do lists is hard freaking work. Seriously, as ideal as it would be to actually have time to go to the gym or hit up your favorite …
By Georgina Berbari

These Fitness Date Ideas Are Perfect For Valentine's Day If You're Over Dinner & A Movie

Valentine's Day is quickly approaching, and it's time to start thinking of a kickass date night for you and your SO. While some quality sushi, a glass of wine (or three), and the new 50 Shades movie all sound great, you're high-key over dinner and a …
By Georgina Berbari

This Guy "Broke Up" With His Gym & The Letter He Wrote Is Hilariously Heartbreaking

Breaking a gym membership contract can often come with the same kind of bureaucratic struggle as changing your name on a passport or disputing random charges on your phone bill. But as the saying goes, if you can't beat 'em, join 'em, so sometimes, y…
By Annakeara Stinson

This Study Says Millennials Spend More Money On Fitness Than On College, But Do They?

Nothing can make my palms sweat more than considering the realities of my monthly expenses. The last time I really tracked my everyday spending over the course of a month, the amount that went toward trivial things like smoothies, burritos, and glitz…
By Annakeara Stinson

10 Fitness Goals To Set In 2018 That Have Nothing To Do With Weight Loss

The new year is an amazing time to start fresh and set new goals for yourself, especially for how you treat your body. Unfortunately, too many social media influencers and cultural standards lead us to believe that weight loss and fitness automatical…
By Georgina Berbari

10 Body-Positive Instagrammers To Follow In 2018 For More Self-Love & Less BS

With the arrival of the new year, discussions of diet culture and unrealistic beauty standards are at an all-time high right now, and it can be easy to get down on yourself and feel overwhelmed. While there is, admittedly, a ton of BS to trudge throu…
By Georgina Berbari

This NYC Gym Offers Naked Workout Classes & We're Not Sure How To Feel About It

Everyone's had that low-key disturbing dream where you forget to wear pants to school or an important meeting, and you wake up feeling confused AF as to why your brain wants you to be nude in public. Well, 2018 is about to turn your weird dreams into…
By Georgina Berbari

Don't Be Surprised If Your Next Job Interview Includes A Surprise Sweat Sesh

Most of us can agree that job interviews are stomach-churning and nerve-wracking AF. But imagine you scored an interview for your ultimate dream job, thought you'd prepared as extensively as possible, but then the interviewer decides to spontaneously…
By Georgina Berbari

7 Fitness Influencers Who Inspired Us To Move Our Bodies All Year Long In 2017

2017 was truly a sh*t-storm, my friends, and on the most challenging and chaotic of days, hitting the gym was likely the furthest thing from your mind. However, there's no denying the fact that maintaining an active, balanced lifestyle has the power …
By Georgina Berbari

7 Fitness Challenges For The New Year That'll Show You What Your Body Can Do

The new year is comin' in hot my friends, and that means it's time to set some new goals and accomplish the crap out of them. If you've been slaying the fitness game in 2017, then you're probably already itching to find new ways to challenge your str…
By Georgina Berbari

7 Fitness Gifts That Give Back & Make The World A Better Place For All Of Us

With Christmas and Hanukkah right around the corner, you might suddenly feel bombarded with an array of fitness-related gift guides, all suggesting the perfect presents for your gym rat of a BFF. And while I don't doubt that all of those suggestions …
By Georgina Berbari

8 Workout Trends From 2017 That We're Definitely Taking With Us Into The New Year

The idea of finding your niche in the fitness world can be overwhelming from a beginner’s perspective, but with so many options that range from high intensity interval training (HIIT) to gentle yoga stretches, there really is something for everyone. …
By Julia Guerra

8 Realistic Fitness Resolutions For The New Year That You'll Actually Want To Stick To

Each year, millions of people make New Year's resolutions, and each year, those resolutions are promptly forgotten about within a month's time, if not sooner. TBH, sticking to New Year's resolutions is hard work, especially if those goals involve a t…
By Georgina Berbari

This Fitness Brand Shut Down People Who Body-Shamed One Of Their Models & We're Here For It

While I do consider myself a fitness guru, I can honestly say the industry itself is flawed — but not hopelessly. There's an unfortunate stigma surrounding plus-size people in the gym, particularly women, as if someone who simply wants to work out sh…
By Julia Guerra

7 Awesome Gifts For The Friend Who Literally Never Misses A Workout

Everyone has that friend who basically eats, breathes, and sleeps in the gym. Their dedication to the #gains is inspirational AF, and it honestly seems like they never miss a workout. So with the holidays right around the corner, brainstorming the be…
By Georgina Berbari

8 Black Friday Fitness Deals You Need To Take Advantage Of While You Still Can

Shopping malls are obviously a fashionista's stomping ground all year long, but that's especially the case the morning after Thanksgiving. Sephora and Ulta tend to beauty gurus on the hunt for a bargain fix, and gamers can get lucky in stores like Be…
By Julia Guerra

An Inside Look At Kim K’s Exercise Regimen & The Moves She Does With Her Trainer

If you watched Keeping Up With The Kardashians on Nov. 5, you met someone who Kim has been keeping very close lately — her trainer, Melissa Alcantara. Kim's latest and greatest fitness journey on Snapchat, during which you see her amazing workouts an…
By Laura Rizzo

5 Ways To Flawlessly Meal Prep In Under An Hour, According To A Fitness Guru

When I used to envision meal-prepping, I honestly thought it was reserved for hardcore body-builders, fitness competitors, and professional athletes. Plus, who wants to use their precious free time to cook an insane amount of healthy food that you're…
By Georgina Berbari

This Couple Loves The Gym So Much They Actually Got Married At One, But We Won't Judge

OK, let's get real with each other for a hot second. How many times have you been at the gym, absolutely slaying the cardio game on the elliptical, and you low-key hoped that some sexy dude on the Smith machine would come over and talk to you post-wo…
By Georgina Berbari

6 Products Under $20 That Will Make All Your Home Workouts A Total Breeze

I have a love-hate relationship with at-home workouts. I love that I can profusely sweat like a dying walrus in the comfort of my own room, but it's annoying AF when the workout calls for exercise equipment that I just can't afford. Fortunately, ther…
By Georgina Berbari

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

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 …
By Georgina Berbari

Deaf Fitness Blogger Strives To Make Exercise More Accessible For People Like Her

At first glance, India Morse seems like your typical fitness blogger. Her page is sprinkled with drool-worthy pictures of avocado toast, selfies in super cute workout leggings, and loads of motivational quotes. But the truth is, this British nutritio…
By Georgina Berbari

This Fitness Blogger Wants People To Embrace How Their Bellies Look After Eating

Belly love is in, people! Haven't you heard? Fitness blogger Sara Puhto — who gained a following for sharing before and after photos of her workout journey to debunk Instagram body myths — posted a set of photos to highlight how her body changes when…
By Marquaysa Battle

6 30-Day Fitness Challenges To Try When You're Bored With Your Workout Routine

There's nothing worse than falling into a workout slump. One minute, your motivation is through the roof and you're slaying every sweat sesh, and the next, the mere thought of anything cardio-related makes you cringe. Thankfully, it's pretty easy to …
By Georgina Berbari

This Is How Long It Really Takes To Start Seeing Results From Your Workouts

If you've ever set goals for yourself when beginning a new workout routine, you've probably wondered just how long it will take for you to see the results of your exercise. Maybe you're looking to build up some muscles in your biceps, or increase you…
By Annakeara Stinson

5 Reasons Why Your Scale Shouldn't Be Part Of Your Fitness Journey

Ah, the scale. It started out as something you only saw at your annual checkup with the doctor, but for some, it quickly spiraled into a routine, anxiety-filled meeting each morning in your own bathroom. When did the the number on the scale become a …
By Georgina Berbari

10 Free Fitness Apps For When Hiring A Personal Trainer Is Just Too Expensive

When you get into that glorious gym groove, the results you see from your hard work are seriously so, so satisfying. But too often, after you've been rocking the same routine for awhile, that pesky plateau creeps up, and you realize need some serious…
By Georgina Berbari

6 Outdoor Fitness Classes You Have To Try So You Can Make The Most Of This Summer

There's nothing worse than a dreaded trudge through five inches of snow to make those #gains in the wintertime. I often find myself questioning whether dead-lifts are even worth it in the depths of December. Is anything worth it when it's that cold o…
By Georgina Berbari

5 Amazing Women Who Didn't Let Pregnancy Stand In The Way Of Their Fitness Goals

When I think of pregnancy, the first word that comes to mind is definitely not "pull-ups" (well, maybe the diaper kind, I guess). Too many people believe that pregnant women should limit or avoid exercise completely. But honestly, this couldn't be fu…
By Georgina Berbari

10 Pairs Of Sneakers Under $50 That Will Help You Reach All Your Fitness Goals

Everyone hates the workout slump. You know what I mean. It's like writer's block, but in fitness. You have zero motivation, and spend half your time fantasizing that your main men Ben and Jerry will make your abs magically appear. The thought of a bu…
By Georgina Berbari

Shay Mitchell Reveals Her Fitness, Beauty, And Party Secrets For Summer

Shay Mitchell's Instagram is a work of art. Her posts provide all the fitness, beauty, and travel inspiration you could ever want. Now, the 30-year-old actress and author, who sky-rocketed to fame playing Emily Fields on Pretty Little Liars, is addi…
By Mary Kate Hoban

Bella Hadid Confesses The "Crazy" Juice Cleanse She Once Tried

Bella Hadid is really at the top of her game right now. The 20-year-old model is constantly on the move, whether it be flaunting her fabulous figure in the most enviable fashion on the runway or chilling in the sun in a sexy swimsuit with her friends…
By Mary Kate Hoban

Olympic Gold Medalist Sanya Richards-Ross On Pregnancy, Fitness And Retirement

Sanya Richards-Ross is a four-time Olympic track and field gold medalist, accomplished entrepreneur and soon-to-be new mom. She went to the University of Texas in 2003 and quickly turned pro after her sophomore year, going on to compete at the 2004, …
By Mary Kate Hoban

Fitness Blogger Swears By Unhealthy Snack To Stay In Shape And We're So Onboard

There are always a million reasons why you can't start getting yourself in shape. You're too tired to exercise after work. You're not a morning person, so you can't go to the gym in the early am hours. Theoretically, Shivani Vaghela could make all th…
By Alexandra Strickler

Jogger Who Fought Off Sex Attacker Has Brutal Battle Recorded On Fitness Tracker

A Seattle woman fought off a random attacker hiding in a bathroom stall while she was out for a run in the park. Kelly Herron, 36, had stopped to use a public restroom in Golden Gardens Park on March 5. She was washing her hands when her attacker gra…
By Alexandra Strickler
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Here's What Happened On Our Two-Month Fitness Challenge

We're sweaty. We're stronger. We're obsessed. Yes, we've made it to the end of our #STRONGer2017 fitness challenge and let us tell you, it's been a whirlwind. We spent the past two months slaying (well, attending) two to four STRONG by Zumba classes …
By Suzanne McKenzie

Chrissy Teigen Defended Pizza's Honor After A Fitness Blog Threw Shade At It

I'm from New York so you can already assume two things about me. First, I say "bada bing, bada boom" all of the time. Second, pizza is my life force. I was on the phone with my brother this weekend, whom I haven't seen since the holidays, and all we …
By Hope Schreiber

This Sex Fitness Tracker Is Now Available So You Can Pump More Than Iron

In our modern age, if you need to track any bodily statistic, there's an app for that... Except if you wanted to check how great you are banging away the calories -- until *checks watch* right now. The Lovely is a sex-based fitness tracker that fits …
By Tim McGovern

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

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 tel…
By Hope Schreiber

5 Questions To Ask Yourself If You Can Never Stick To A Fitness Routine

I'm going to get very real for a second about fitness and health: There's no special secret to it. There isn't a “perfect” diet. You will not find motivation solely from social media, and your motivation won't always be there. That sounds daunting, b…
By Logan May

14 Ways To Make Sure You Don't Drop Your Fitness Routine While Traveling

Staying fit while you're on your home turf can be a lot easier than sticking to your regular workout and diet routine while you're on the road. Whether you're traveling for work or leisure, the following list of 14 tips will help you keep your fitnes…
By Cheryl Davis

Fitness Blogger's Butt Selfie Goes Viral For Its Refreshing Point On Cellulite

It's the first week of January, which means only one thing: "New year, new me." Resolutions are kicking into high gear and goals are being set to attain the bodies of our dreams within the next 365 days. However, some people are taking a different ro…
By Amanda Fama
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This Fitness Challenge Actually Works, So You Can Start 2017 Strong

It's the new year, which means New Year's resolutions. If you're like us, then you're probably looking to get healthier and stronger. If you're also like us, then you've probably made the same pledge in years past, only to struggle to make it a reali…
By Suzanne McKenzie

5 Ways To Stop Your Holiday Slip-Ups From Ruining Your Fitness Routine

Ah, the holiday season. It's the time of year we break out the boots, scarves and sweaters we have been dreaming about all year. It's the time to bring to reality those winter outfits we have been pinning on Pinterest all year long. Puffer vests, car…
By Camille Bielling

6 Ways To Revive Your Fitness Goals When You're In A Winter Funk

Growing up playing high school basketball, there would, unfortunately, be some games during which we headed into halftime down by more than 20 points. For whatever reason, we just didn't have it in the first half. At times, we would also go on a losi…
By Julian Hayes II

Blake Lively's Post-Baby Workout Pics Will Make You Want To Hit The Gym ASAP

It's not even Christmas, and Blake Lively is already on top of her fitness New Year's resolutions. Considering the 29-year-old actress gave birth to her second child a mere two months ago, her dedication to the gym is pretty impressive. I mean, doesn…
By Anna Menta

7 Motivational Tips To Help Make Your New Year's Fitness Goals Stick

Michael Phelps didn't become an Olympian gold medalist overnight. His fitness achievements were reached through hard work, dedication and motivation. While most of us aren't striving to become elite athletes in the near future, we all begin our fitne…
By Shannon Ullman

This Fitness Device Is Naughtier Than A Shake Weight, And We Can't Handle It

I know I'm not the only woman who's starting to worry that my face is wilting. If my face was a slice of pie in a display case, I'd probably guess it was one of those that got left out for, like, two days too long. I feel like I'm rapidly approaching…
By Rosebud Baker