Posts tagged "fitness"

Joe Biden Doing Bicep Curls Makes Me Feel Things In My Chonies

Nobody panic, but here is a Vine of Vice President of my heart Joe Biden doing a few of his million daily bicep curls, and with a 30-pounder, no less.

Beejoli Shah | March 13, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Absolute Beginners: What The Hell Do You Do With A Foam Roller, Anyway?

Hello, Beginners! Have you ever seen people at the gym rolling their legs over tubes and thought, “What the hell?” Or alternatively, have you ever seen it and thought, “Boy,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 13, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Absolute Beginners: Quitters Win

Hi there! Welcome to Absolute Beginners, our new fitness column. I’d tell you to sit down and make yourself comfortable, but that’d really go against the whole modus operandi of

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 6, 2015 - 9:00 am

Who Wouldn’t Want To Run A Disney Marathon?

Uhhhh … why did no one tell me until now that Disney hosts themed running events? Racked posted a very informational article about Disney’s Princess Run and other Disney-themed running…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 4, 2015 - 1:30 pm

“That’s Not ‘Arm Flab,’ That’s Your Tricep”: On Knowing Your Own Body

I was hanging out with my friend Em last night. Em is a petite woman, a little shorter than average and naturally slender. She was asking me about weight-lifting and…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 26, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Beyonce’s Workout Routine Is Now On Instagram

To celebrate the anniversary of her “Let’s Move” health and fitness campaign, Michelle Obama has asked social media users to partake in her #GimmeFive challenge by sharing five tips for…

Claire Hannum | February 26, 2015 - 11:30 am

5 Fitness Myths You Believe (That Don’t Work At All)

We’re all interested in fitness, or at least in maintaining the idea that we might start getting fit any day now; man, get off our back. As such, there are…

Cracked | February 23, 2015 - 2:45 pm

If Assholes Won’t Stop Caring About Cellulite, Women Will Just Have To Do It For Them

Iggy Azalea is quitting Twitter, and normally I wouldn’t care, but this tweet really got me:
Just got back from a great vacation, came online and saw apparently it’s shocking…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 19, 2015 - 3:40 pm

Hardcore Marathoner Hyvon Ngetich Collapsed During The Austin Marathon And Finished Anyway

Kenyan marathon runner Hyvon Ngetich collapsed at the 26-mile mark at the Austin Marathon this weekend, and instead of accepting medical assistance, she crawled on her hands and knees to…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 17, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Bodybuilders Are Drinking Breast Milk, And I Quit Reality For Today

So apparently there’s a bodybuilding trend that I’ve missed out on in my time away from bodybuilding forums: Breast milk! Of course.
I don’t know what kind of pseudoscience is…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 17, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Harassers Won’t Even Leave Women Alone While We’re Running

Apparently a lot of women runners have more trouble with street harassment than I do when I go out for a jog. The Guardian posted an op-ed today about the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 12, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Here’s The Exact Date This Month That You’ll Give Up On The Gym

We’re told repeatedly that our New Year’s resolutions are doomed to implode sooner rather than later, but naysayers always keep it vague. “Oh, you’ll quit the second life gets stressful again,” they’ll…

Claire Hannum | February 10, 2015 - 9:30 am

Study: Could Too Much Running Shorten Your Life?

Science is now suggesting that you think twice before feeling smug about making it on to the treadmill this morning. A new study published in the Journal of the American College

Claire Hannum | February 4, 2015 - 6:00 pm

A Guy Just Ran 7 Marathons On 7 Continents In 7 Days, Which Is Seriously A Nuts Thing To Do

After I ran my first (and last) marathon last year, my legs were stone-stiff. Like, I got to the finish line, started walking, collected my congratulatory medal, heat blanket, protein…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 26, 2015 - 2:40 pm

Nah, I’m Good: Working Out With My Partner Isn’t Really My Thing

Like riding the subway or running out to the corner store to get toilet paper, tampons and seltzer, working out is one of those activities that occurs in public space,…

Megan Reynolds | January 21, 2015 - 10:00 am

Compassionate Fashion: Cute, Functional Pieces From Tiffany Cruikshank’s Fitness Wear Line!

Yoga teacher and wellness expert Tiffany Cruickshank teamed up with her friend Renata Facchini of Liquido to put together a limited-edition fitness wear line with a focus on styles that…

Claire Hannum | January 17, 2015 - 1:30 pm

I’ve Decided To Jump On The CrossFit Hate Train

It’s taken me a while to formulate an opinion on CrossFit, but I talked it out today, so I think I’m ready to dip my toe into some controversial waters…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 14, 2015 - 10:00 am

Study: Optimism Is Good For Your Heart!

Want to avoid heart attacks, or, you know, just be able to run a mile without thinking you’re about to die? Try getting happy! A new study lead by the…

Claire Hannum | January 12, 2015 - 3:30 pm

This Homeless Parisian Bodybuilder Is My New Fitspiration

I have clearly been underestimating bodyweight exercise, because this homeless man, Jacques, has been doing simple bodyweight exercises on the streets of Paris and complimenting it with a diet designed…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 12, 2015 - 11:40 am
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