Posts tagged "exercise"

The Dirtiest Fitness Video We’ve Ever Seen

Well, this fitness video out of Korea definitely has it all: faux horses, people thrusting, abs.  An infomercial for a "home equestrian system," this commercial is one of the most unintentionally erotic things we've ever seen. Cannot look away! [YouTube]…
By: Julie Gerstein / July 24, 2012

12 Celeb Ladies Working On Their Fitness

I love seeing pictures of celebs at the gym for two reasons: it's a nice reminder that they spend a lot of time and energy maintaining those "perfect" bodies, and it's fun to see the outfits they choose for their time on the treadmill. Click through to check out 12 gorgeous celeb ladies hitting the…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 6, 2012

What Songs Are On Your Workout Playlist?

Ever since I got a glimpse of Michelle Obama's delightfully funky workout playlist, I've been curious to know what's queued up on the iPods of everybody at the gym. And since most people I know are always in the market for new workout music, I thought it would be good to share our…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 24, 2012

Yoga’s Mental Benefits? Maybe None.

Bad news for those of you who assumed yoga was curing all that ails you: A new study found no evidence that yoga's mental effects benefit the body. The good news is that yoga does help to relieve lower back pain, the Wall Street Journal reports. However, stretching was found to be equally as effective…
By: Newser / May 19, 2012

Tips For A Hollywood Hourglass Figure

Celebrity personal trainer Gunnar Peterson's client list reads like a who's who in Hollywood: Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez, and Sofia Vergara, just to name a few. Now you can get the same access A-listers have via The Gunnar Challenge. The 8-week online fitness program, launching May 21, provides customized exercises and low-calorie meal plans to…
By: TooFab / May 13, 2012

Shopping Guide: Workout Clothes Cute Enough To Wear Outside The Gym

Fashion magazines are going crazy for athletic-inspired clothes right now. Whether you're looking to upgrade your workout wardrobe or want to add some athletic flair to your day-to-day outfits, we found 10 sporty pieces that fit the bill. Click through to check 'em out ...
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 30, 2012

My Sad History With Exercise, Plus A Plea For Advice On How To Motivate To Work Out

There are a lot of things in this world that I am interested in learning how to do. Play my ukulele! Become fluent in Italian! Floral arrangement! Learning to appreciate the music of Phish! I'm generally adventurous. But there has been one thing I just have never been able to get down with. I absolutely…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 10, 2012

Holiday Gift Guide: For The Avid Athlete

We all have a fitness buff friend, right? You know the type. She jogs on her lunch breaks. She has a favorite treadmill at the gym. She never changes out of her yoga pants but somehow it totally works for her. Here are 10 sporty gifts her healthy little heart desires...
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 15, 2011

What Is A Yogasm?

On Tuesday night, I went to a yoga class. Truth be told, I really enjoyed it. But on the way out of the studio, I couldn't help but overhear another student in the class say to her friend, "I feel so connected to the universe after that." As someone who recoils at new agey…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 28, 2011

13 Of Your Easy, Fuss-Free Exercise Tips

I admitted last week that after several months of no exercise, I've gotten a little flabby. Since I'm not the most creative person when it comes to fitness, I asked you to give me your easy, fuss-free exercise tips. Many of you suggested I begin running or walking, instead of working out in the small…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 8, 2011

Got Any Easy, Fuss-Free Exercise Tips?

Earlier this year, I decided that my personal trainer wasn't a necessity. I told myself that I could save the money I paid him, while employing the exercises he taught me and taking advantage of BeFitNYC, NYC's free or low-cost fitness program. But you know what? I got lazy ... big surprise right?
By: Annika Harris / July 1, 2011

Pole Dancing For Jesus Is The New Christian Workout

  If you thought pole-dancing died when Miley Cyrus got on the pole, you were wrong. The true death knell is Pole Fitness For Jesus, a pole-dancing class for good Christian ladies in the sleepy town of Old Spring Town, Texas. The women in the Pole Fitness For Jesus class strut i…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 22, 2011

Britney Spears Loves Jason Trawick’s Bod

"We're really normal. We just like to watch movies. We work out a lot. We love to work out. We do stuff together like that. We take walks. ... [He's] definitely ripped." —Britney Spears opens up to Ryan Seacrest about her relationship with agent Jason Trawick. I'm kinda hoping that the "working out"…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 6, 2011

Would You Wear Weight Loss Leggings?

If you are too lazy to eat right and drag your ass to the gym, then you may want to consider a pair of turbocell bulge-busting leggings available at Bliss. For $149, these stylish pants will melt away cellulite when worn eight hours a day for eight weeks. That breaks down to every…
By: Ami Angelowicz / February 22, 2011

Watch The Situation’s Workout Video Bloopers Reel

Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino has a beefcake workout video for sale — you knew that was coming — and the bloopers reel is more entertaining than Deena in panties and a cowboy hat. There's nothing quite as fun as watching "Jersey Shore"'s biggest ego mess up his lines and get ragged on by…
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 22, 2011

Laughter Is NOT the Best Medicine

What do you get when you combine exercise and hysterical laughing? This extremely frightening workout video. [YouTube]…
By: Julie Gerstein / December 17, 2010

Emma Stone Says Filming Sex Scenes Is A Workout

"Simulation of sex is a real workout. We must have done a hundred takes. There was an oxygen take at one point. It took two days. Simulated sex is really fun, but it's not easy. —Emma Stone goes against the grain and tells W that filming sex scenes is fun, rather than awkward…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 16, 2010

Self-Toning Clothing: Miracle Or Misrepresentation?

Between Thanksgiving and all of the holiday dinners that will be going down this month, a few extra pounds will probably be hiding under our belts. And as tried and true as diet and exercise can be to limit the extra poundage we put on, a faster, more immediate “cure” sounds better. There are Spanx,…
By: Carrie Morrissey / December 9, 2010

And The Prize Goes To … The Best Way To Stay Motivated To Exercise During TheWinter

Last week, we asked you to tell us how you'll stay motivated to exercise during the colder months, in the hopes of winning "Thintervention" workout gear from Shop by Bravo. And the winner is ... save_the_empire for the comment after the jump...
By: Annika Harris / October 29, 2010

Madonna’s Newest Project: Hard Candy Fitness Centers

Madonna's arm muscles are still a thing of wonder. So her newest venture sort of almost makes sense. Madonna is opening up a chain of gyms called Hard Candy Fitness Centers, named for her last album, natch. The first gym is opening in Mexico City and branches will also be heading to Russia, Brazil,…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 26, 2010