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I Tried An App That Lets You Pay By The Hour For The Gym & Here's How It Went

Committing to a gym can be a bit intimidating, especially if you're the type of person who likes to try a lot of new things. Take me, for example: I love trying different workout classes, and while sometimes I just do a bit of yoga at home, other tim…
By Annakeara Stinson

An Olympics Gymnastics Coach Is Now Under Investigation After The Nassar Case

On Tuesday, Feb. 6, the Lansing State Journal reported that John Geddert, a gymnastics coach, is under investigation by the Eaton County Sheriff's Office in Michigan. "There are new people coming forward" with complaints, a sheriff's office spokeswom…
By Alexandra Svokos

Chrissy Teigen & John Legend Made A Major Donation For Gymnasts & I'm Crying

On Sunday, Jan. 28, it was announced that Chrissy Teigen and John Legend donated to Time's Up, the new legal defense fund created following the #MeToo movement. But it wasn't the donation itself that got people interested, especially given that this …
By Alexandra Svokos

These Home Workouts Will Be There For You When You're Just Too Lazy To Go To The Gym

Getting to the gym is such a freaking struggle, especially when one of your many talents is being lazy. Seriously though, that sweaty environment is just so unappealing compared to the luxurious comfort of home sweet home. Still, you don't want to ne…
By Georgina Berbari

This Senator Is Trying To Do Something About The Gymnastics Abuse Case

On Wednesday, Jan. 24, just hours after disgraced former doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to up to 175 years in jail for criminal sexual conduct, Senator Jeanne Shaheen called for an investigation on USA Gymnastics and the U.S. Olympic Committee (US…
By Alexandra Svokos

The USA Gymnastics Board Is Finally Taking Steps In The Nassar Abuse Case

On Monday, Jan. 22, members of the USA Gymnastics Board of Directors announced their resignation in light of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case. Effective Jan. 21, 2018, the organization plans to "move forward in implementing change within our organi…
By Yasaman Khorsandi

This Is What You'll Find In 10 Different Olympic Athletes' Gym Bags, So Take Notes

The Winter Olympics are right around the corner, which means it's time to brush up on your favorite athletes in ice hockey, figure skating, snowboarding, skiing, luging, bobsledding — did I get them all? Regardless of sport, each and every one of the…
By Georgina Berbari

This Tweet Lays Out The Real Reasons Why You Should Hit The Gym & It's Everything

It's 2018 people, so I think we can all collectively agree that going to the gym solely for the sake of conforming to society's standards about how women "should" look is the most wildly absurd concept ever. Instead of buying into that BS, it's impor…
By Georgina Berbari

Someone Came Up With A Way To Avoid Being Hit On At The Gym & It's A Game Changer

Everyone has different tactics to avoid unwanted flirting. Whether you're grocery shopping or drinking at the bar, nobody ever likes a creeper. And if you happen to be gettin' your sweat on at the gym and experience some unwanted interaction, your im…
By Lizzy Rosenberg

5 Tips For Working Out In A Crowded Gym, Because It's That Time Of Year Again

It is officially January, which means you can catch me avoiding the gym like the damn plague. With New Year's resolutions in full swing and motivation at an all-time high, you can expect to spend at least 15 minutes looking for parking at the gym, an…
By Georgina Berbari

15 Memes About Going To The Gym In January, Because TBH, We're All Walking Cliches

With the new year quickly approaching, it's officially the season of aggressively packed weight rooms and constantly crowded cardio machines. But even though the gym becomes a bit of a hassle to navigate come Jan. 1, many people stay strong and stick…
By Georgina Berbari

This Gym Employs Formerly Incarcerated Individuals as Personal Trainers

Only 12.5% of employers say they would hire a formerly incarcerated individual.
By Shawn Hazelett

How Aly Raisman's Social Media Detox Helped Her "Redefine Her Standard Of Beauty"

When you consider just how prevalent social media is in our world today, it’s hard to believe there was ever a time when outlets like Facebook and Instagram didn’t exist. Especially for millennials, these social channels aren’t just digital hangout s…
By Julia Guerra

8 Clever & Useful Gifts For People Who Always Work Out At Home Instead Of At The Gym

With the new year quickly approaching, the resolutions are piling up fast, which means the gym is about to get hectic AF. Honestly, home workouts have never sounded more appealing, especially since they're the perfect way to maintain your fitness rou…
By Georgina Berbari

Gabby Douglas Claims Gymnastics Doctor Abused Her, Too, In Apology Note To Teammates

In an apology note to her teammates and fans posted on Instagram on Tuesday, Nov. 21, Olympian Gabby Douglas claimed gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar abused her. She is the third member of the Fierce Five — the U.S. women's gymnastics teams from the 20…
By Alexandra Svokos

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

Aly Raisman Claims Gymnastics Doctor Abused Her & Her Message Is So Important

In an interview with 60 Minutes that is being aired on Sunday, Nov. 12, Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman claims gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar sexually abused her. This is the first time Raisman has publicly spoken about her personal experience with Nassa…
By Alexandra Svokos

The Unique Struggles Each Zodiac Sign Faces When She's Going Hard At The Gym

If you're dedicated to the #gains, you know that there are so many different struggles you can experience when you're going hard at the gym. From that chick hogging the elliptical, to feeling like you sprained your entire body after doing one too man…
By Georgina Berbari

9 Gym Hacks For Beginners Who Want To Feel Comfortable & Confident With Their Workout

I didn't step inside a gym for the first time until my mid 20s. Dancing or yoga was always my first choice for movement, or I would just pop outside and take a jog or a walk. But when I moved to New York and my life got really busy, joining a gym see…
By Annakeara Stinson

7 Life Hacks You Need To Know If You Feel Like You Never Have Time To Work Out

Finding time to work out in college can feel legitimately feel like trying to open a pickle jar with an entire bottle of lotion slathered onto your hands. From hours upon hours of studying, to the unholy amount of credits you're taking, to pulling wa…
By Georgina Berbari

5 DIY At-Home Gym Hacks To Replace Those Expensive Exercise Classes

Can we all agree that exercise classes have gotten a bit ridiculous? Riding bikes in the dark, pretending to be a ballerina, pretending to be a stripper…they even have people swinging from the ceiling on ropes! Calm down everyone. Just thinking about…
By Casey Balsham

5 Workouts That Totally Still Count As Cardio When All The Treadmills At The Gym Are Taken

You know the feeling: You've somehow convinced yourself to be super pumped (for once) about hopping on the treadmill and sweating it out. But when you get to the gym, the unspeakable happens: All the treadmills — and even the damn ellipticals — are t…
By Georgina Berbari

These Are The "Mistakes" You Make During A Workout, According To Your Zodiac Sign

Learning about the positive characteristics of your zodiac sign can help you thrive in so many different ways, from your love life to your fitness routine, and everything in between. But let's be real: Astrology can most definitely reveal where you'r…
By Georgina Berbari

McKayla Maroney Claims She Was Molested By Gymnastics Doctor In #MeToo Story

Since Sunday, Oct. 15, women across the country have been sharing their #MeToo stories about instances of sexual assault and harassment. Two-time Olympic medalist McKayla Maroney is the latest prominent figure to join in the sharing. On Wednesday, Oc…
By Alexandra Svokos

Me Procrastinating Going To The Gym

I can always go to the gym tomorrow...
By Sierra Jiminez

5 Tips For Using Workout Machines At The Gym If You're Intimidated AF By Them

If you walk into the gym and automatically feel like there's a magnetizing energy force pulling you toward the elliptical, I feel you, fam. TBH, a lot of the other workout machines in the gym kind of look like distant cousins of Transformers, and I k…
By Georgina Berbari

6 Delicious Vegan Foods That'll Fill You Up Before Your Next Workout

While there's a lot of encouragement out there to pack your pre-workout meals and snacks full of foods with lean proteins, like turkey slices or Greek yogurt, those animal-based products can definitely present a problem for anyone who's trying to sti…
By Annakeara Stinson

5 Makeup Products You Can Wear To The Gym That'll Withstand All Your Sweat

Whether you're running straight from the office to SoulCycle and don't have time to wash your face, or you just enjoy how badass it feels lifting weights with makeup on, sweating with the wrong mascara on can honestly be a disaster. I don't know abou…
By Georgina Berbari

These Are The Workouts Ariana Grande Does When She Can't Make It To The Gym

Some days, finding time to actually make your way to the gym can be a challenge all its own. From a hectic work schedule, to overwhelming to-do lists, to that quick power nap that you'll literally die without, you might wonder how celebrities manage …
By Georgina Berbari

This Fitness Blogger Has The Best Message For Those Who Think Weightlifting Is "Manly"

It seems like the idea of women lifting weights at the gym has gotten a bad rap for ages. Being shamed through phrases like you'll "get too bulky" or "look too manly" has caused some ladies to shy away from the barbells, or get hate for lifting when …
By Georgina Berbari

6 Reasons To Say "Cheers" And Treat Yourself To A Beer After A Workout

After a challenging workout, all I want to do is sit back, relax, and treat myself to something delicious -- like a decadent pint of sorbet, or a huge, juicy cheeseburger. And I'm positive I'm not alone in this “treat yo'self” post-workout mentality.…
By Annakeara Stinson

7 Gym Hacks You Can Do At Home So You Never Actually Have To Go To The Gym

There's no denying the innumerable benefits of exercise to your mental and physical health. Sometimes, though, making time for the gym when you've got three projects to finish by Friday and a whole season of The Crown to catch up on isn't top priorit…
By Shane O'Dwyer

6 Foolproof Ways To Stop Comparing Yourself To Others When You're At The Gym

Exercise is usually thought of as a physical activity, but it can be just as much an emotional and mental journey -- one that should positive nurture and support your overall well-being. While society often portrays fitness as a means to change the w…
By Annakeara Stinson

7 Positive Things To Say To Yourself At The Gym That Are Actually Encouraging

When I go to the gym, it's not always easy to stay genuinely positive. Like many people, I've experienced the personal hell that is comparing myself to others, judging myself for not working hard enough, looking a certain way, or even feeling bad abo…
By Annakeara Stinson

Justin Bieber DMed A Gym To Hit On A Girl And Got Totally Rejected

Justin Bieber may have lost his way with the ladies. On Wednesday, Aug. 9, Bieber sent a direct message to Fitness on Broughton, a local gym in Savannah, Georgia, asking about a woman who worked there. Bieber had seen a video of the front desk employ…
By Caroline Cook

6 Things You Should Probably Know Before You Smoke Weed On Your Way To The Gym

You've probably heard of a runner's high. Those endorphins never fail to make you feel ecstatic enough to bust through the end of a long run. But what about, well, other kinds of highs? I mean, can I work out high and feel some of those same, awesome…
By Georgina Berbari

6 Restorative Ways To Make The Most Of Your Rest Day, Because You Deserve It

Even when you're knee-deep in the best workout groove of your life, hitting up SoulCycle every other day, and starting each morning with an energizing yoga routine, it's still crucial to fit the occasional rest day into your routine. If you've ever q…
By Georgina Berbari

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

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 gr…
By Alison Segel

Yes, You Do Need To Wipe Down That Workout Machine After You Use It, And Here's Why

I hate to admit it, but there have been a few times at the gym -- when faced with the choice between leaving my sweat and germs on a treadmill or having to walk all the way over to the cleansing wipes and back -- I've chosen to leave my sweat and ger…
By Annakeara Stinson

Here's How To Fuel Before And After A Workout If You Can't Stop For A Meal

Nothing makes me wish I had more time in the day than trying to incorporate a gym routine into my schedule. By the time you get out of work and make it to a class, it's already nearing 7 p.m. And yeah, I'm aware I could work out before work, but doin…
By Brittany Leitner

This Is How Wearing Makeup During Your Workout Affects Your Skin

Whether you're crunched for time as you sprint from the office to SoulCycle, or you simply want to look as glamorous as Gigi Hadid in your workout selfies, you've probably found yourself debuting a full face of makeup at the gym. While you're sweatin…
By Georgina Berbari

6 Cute Gym Bags That Will Motivate You To Workout When Literally Nothing Else Will

Tired of stuffing your workout clothes in a Trader Joe's reusable tote? Same. For someone who has more yoga pants than pairs of underwear, you'd think I'd pay more attention to what I'm actually carrying my Lulu's in. But the other week, when I just …
By Georgina Berbari

This 91-Year-Old Gymnast Is Seriously More Graceful Than You'll Ever Be

You know how, every now and then, you see things that make you realize everything you thought about life was kind of wrong? And that the impossible is possible? And that maybe, just maybe, everything is going to be OK? That's kind of how I felt when …
By Annakeara Stinson

7 At-Home Exercises To Try When Your Gym Has The Worst Air Conditioning Ever

Nothing's worse than when you pump yourself up for a kickass workout -- brand new Lulu leggings, the perfect playlist, you even convinced yourself that you like leg day -- and then boom. Your gym feels like the f*cking Sahara Desert. I'm not one of t…
By Georgina Berbari

Former Playboy Model Who Body-Shamed Woman At The Gym Says She's "Not Sorry"

Dani Mathers, a former Playboy model who body-shamed a woman showering at the gym, spoke about the backlash she's been receiving since her offensive Snapchat story went live in July 2016. During an interview with Us Weekly, Mathers said she's "not so…
By Amanda Fama

Here's How You Can Get Over Your Anxiety Of Going To The Gym

That thing about exercise releasing endorphins? True. Very true. Having said that, I don't know what it is that makes the prospect of exercise so dread-inducing and anxiety-provoking, but whatever it is, it's real AF. Part of this, for me, is becaus…
By Annakeara Stinson

How To Know When You Should Take A "Rest Day" From Your Workout Routine

You know when you get into an amazing workout groove and find the perfect mix of strength training and cardio? You feel kind of like the Incredible Hulk, and nothing can stop you. Then, boom: Out of nowhere, your lower back is killing you, your kneec…
By Georgina Berbari

5 Foolproof Hairstyles That Will Last Through Even The Toughest Workout

Nothing's worse than being in the middle of a HIIT circuit and constantly getting a mouthful of your own long locks. Last time I checked, hair was not a part of my macros. There are plenty of excuses to skip a workout -- a House of Cards marathon, im…
By Georgina Berbari

5 Athleisure Pieces You Can Pull Off Wearing To The Office And The Gym

I recently went through a pretty serious breakup. It was with my gym bag, and honestly, I've never felt so free. I mean, who likes lugging that bulky thing to work every day? And I know you're riding the struggle bus with me in the cramped gym locker…
By Georgina Berbari

Woman Body-Shamed By Model Speaks Out For The First Time: She's "Humiliated"

Dani Mathers made a huge mistake when she used Snapchat to body-shame a 70-year-old woman who was showering inside a gym locker room last summer. During a trip to an LA Fitness in July 2016, the former Playboy model, now 30, decided to secretly snap …
By Amanda Fama