Hitting the gym every day is great — unless you’re doing it wrong. We’ve asked fitness experts to help tweak your workout to make it more effective.
Telling people to choose healthy foods isn’t working. A better solution may be to let people eat whatever they want—just not to increase their calories over time
A committed anti-exerciser finds out the healthy life isn’t half bad.
If you’re going on a no-carb diet, I would suggest you don’t embark on it during the holiday season, like I did.
One pound. That’s it! After eight days of abs-defining crunches, too many push-ups to count, breathless sprints, painful planks, forward lunges, backward lunges, you name it, one measly pound is all I’ve kissed goodbye.
The words “boot camp” and “Bonnie” do not go together. I am one of the last people you’d ever envision willingly signing up for a 45-minute class, four days a week, that has as its goal exercising to the point of exhaustion.
Most of us are all too familiar with how much we weigh — but how many of us know how fit we are? And which matters more?
Exercising willpower is certainly an important technique for losing weight. But according to James Hill, executive director of the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center at the University of Colorado, you can’t rely on it as an …
If you’ve been thinking about getting a pet dog, here’s another reason to do it. A study in the Journal of Physical Activity and Health shows that dog owners are 34% more likely than non-owners to get the exercise they need.
Here are a few surprising facts about Francois Henri “Jack” LaLanne (1914–2011), the man behind the juicer.
Before Richard Simmons, there was Jack LaLanne. Clad in his trademark shiny jumpsuits LaLanne was among the first fitness gurus to exhort Americans to get off the couch and get active.
Can’t afford a real, live trainer? Then download one for cheap. Here are five apps that will help jump-start your flagging workout mojo and, hopefully, get you back in shape by the time the next New Year rolls around.
One of the most peculiar findings in obesity research is that exercise — even if vigorous and regular — doesn’t reliably lead to weight loss. The reason, as I wrote last year, has to do less with physiology than psychology: …