fitness

This Woman Is Suing SoulCycle For Falling Off Her Bike After Being “Shamed” By The Instructor

The woman says that she tried to stop spinning because her leg hurt and the instructor “barked” and shamed her into pushing herself to hard. Sounds like a standard SoulCycle…

Karen Fratti | June 8, 2016 - 4:20 pm

We Need To Talk About How We Talk About Fit Pregnant Women’s Bodies

I’ve never been several months pregnant, but you can bet your sedentary ass I will be tree-posing up until my water breaks. And that rings true for many badass women

Marissa Miller | May 18, 2016 - 8:50 pm

4 Myths About Fat Bodies And Weight Loss, Which Don’t Work At All How You Think

A new study just revealed how extreme weight loss negatively impacts fat bodies, exposing a number of myths about weight loss.

Kylie Cheung | May 2, 2016 - 8:04 pm

Crossfitter Snatches To “Single Ladies,” Talks About Masculinity, Wins At Life

Behold, the best thing maybe ever on the internet!

Crossfitter Khan Porter re-posted a video of himself doing a choreographed snatch to Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies” after

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 15, 2016 - 1:45 pm

Here Are The Best States For Fitness, According To Hashtags

#shredded #ripped #swole #buff #gains

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 30, 2015 - 9:00 am

Are Young Female Athletes Eating Enough?

Today in never, ever, ever stop eating: Apparently there’s a syndrome called the female athlete triad that consists of a loss of bone density, irregular periods, and low

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 1, 2015 - 9:30 am

15 Extremely Convincing Reasons To Take A Walk Today

A radical pedestrian revolution is underway in America! Or at least, that’s what The Guardian is reporting. Acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak said we should “go retro!” and treat walking…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 24, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Absolute Beginners: Absolute Bye-ginners

It occurred to me last week that the only exercise I’m getting right now is the exercise I get while I’m out doing stuff for Absolute Beginners.

That’s…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 12, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Lauren Conrad Bans The Word “Skinny” From Her Website

This swimsuit season, Lauren Conrad has banned negative body talk on her website. She writes:
…Our June theme here on LaurenConrad.com is going to be Shape Up. You can

Claire Hannum | June 2, 2015 - 9:30 am

Absolute Beginners: Germs At The Gym

Here are some tips on how to avoid gym-related infections.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 29, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Workout’s A Drag? Not When You’re Working Out With Drag Queens!

You know you want to work out with Pandora Boxx!

Robyn Pennacchia | May 23, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Absolute Beginners: SoulCycle And What “Community” Means

There’s a SoulCycle-licensed tank top you can buy that describes the phenomenon thusly: “Pack, tribe, crew, posse, cult, gang, community, SoulCycle.” I was told, specifically, that it would be a…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 22, 2015 - 9:45 am

Absolute Beginners: 5 Things I Learned Doing Aerial Fitness

I’ve been out on medical for the last two weeks, which means two things: First, that I haven’t been going to the gym much, and second, that Absolute Beginners took…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 15, 2015 - 10:00 am

Absolute Beginners: Exercise Motivation For The Extremely Anxious

So, big question for people who are getting into fitness and are coping with anxiety over it: How do you find exercise motivation when you really, really, really just want…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 24, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Absolute Beginners: Know When To Stop

Right now, I have tendonitis in my left ankle, tenosynovitis in both of my feet (it’s an inflammation of the sheaths that protect tendons), hammer toes, and my marathon-induced avascular…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 17, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Absolute Beginners: A Place For Workout Videos In My Heart

The more I do for Absolute Beginners — the more I try new things — the more I have to re-evaluate my past with sports and fitness. This week, for…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 10, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Absolute Beginners: When I Fall In Love

As soon as I got down from my second climb and untied myself from the rope, during my second visit to Brooklyn Boulders, I texted my fiancé, Michael. “I really…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 3, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Deck Yourself Out For Running: 9 Ways To Spoil Yourself This Spring

It’s spring! That means it’s the time of year when running wusses like me get out of the gym and onto the streets where all the much braver running nutsos…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 31, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Absolute Beginners: Productive Pain

A few weeks ago, I got my hands on a copy of a stretch workout DVD called Lastics (yeah, I still use DVDs, I’m a rube). I’m not super-inflexible -…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 30, 2015 - 9:00 am

Crossfit Couple Does Crossfit Engagement Photo Shoot, Internet Loves It, Writer Pukes

Here’s a story that takes two things I hate and mashes them together: Crossfit and wacky engagement photos! Joe Marttila and Ili Buenrosto, two Crossfit enthusiasts from Florida, decided to…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 27, 2015 - 5:40 pm
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