fitness

The 9 Most Totally Awesome ’80s Workout Videos

Let’s travel back to a time when aerobics was a lifestyle and spandex was a religion. When there was no shame in wearing a fashion belt as an exercising accoutrement,…

Julie Gerstein | May 2, 2013 - 10:00 am

New Workout Trend Uses … High Heels

It might seem a little more logical for women to slip off their heels to do some dancing, but the Wall Street Journal says a new fitness trend requires precisely the opposite.

Newser | February 2, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Tracy Anderson Is Half Person, Half Clydesdale

Behold, “trainer to the stars,” close friend of Gwyneth Paltrow, and all-around jerk Tracy Anderson! This is the very same Tracy Anderson who believes she can “redesign” every body into…

Rachel Krause | January 10, 2013 - 10:20 am

15 Healthy New Year’s Resolutions (That You Can Actually Keep)

It’s that time of year. New Year’s Day is just a few days away, and that implies that it’s time to start planning for 2013. What do we want in…

BlissTree | December 30, 2012 - 11:30 am

Exercises To Enhance Your Sex Life

Sex and sports: what do they two have in common?  For starters, both require good performance in order to succeed.

You’ve seen the TV advertisements, you’ve browsed the…

A New Mode | December 15, 2012 - 3:30 pm

Weekend Playlist: Let’s Get Physical!

We’re not huge fans of working out, but it definitely helps if you have a good mix on while you’re going through your fitness routine. So we created this mix,…

Julie Gerstein | December 1, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Reasons Why Saying You’re Going To The Gym Is Far More Fun Than Actually Going

Going to the gym or taking any sort of yoga class is a great way to stay in shape and keep healthy. This is a fact. You can’t argue this,…

The Gloss | November 20, 2012 - 12:50 pm

5 Hidden Benefits Of Exercise

With more than a third of Americans classified as obese, everyone from first lady Michelle Obama to TV news anchor Katie Couric is advocating exercise to maintain a healthy weight.

A New Mode | November 13, 2012 - 2:50 pm

Girl Talk: Yep, I’m A Fat Yoga Teacher

It usually starts with widened eyes and a slight lift of the eyebrows.

As I walk over to greet a new student, they slowly stick out their hand…

Anne Guest-Jelley | October 25, 2012 - 12:00 pm

What’s Up With Wearing Makeup At The Gym?

We’ve all seen it. You’re huffing and puffing away on the elliptical machine, red-faced, sweat dampening your ampits and hair sticking to your forehead. That girl over there, two machines…

Jessica Wakeman | August 1, 2012 - 11:00 am

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…

Julie Gerstein | July 24, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Coregasms Are Officially Our New Motivation To Go To The Gym

I am about to share some very personal information with my fellow Frisky ladies: I had my first orgasm in a playground. No, it wasn’t some fantastic moment of bliss…

Tiffanie Drayton | March 20, 2012 - 8:30 am

The 7 Jerks You Meet In Every Gym

Serving in my capacity as a chair-bound fitness expert, I’m here to shed some light on the gym experience, and in particular, list some of the awful, awful people you’re…

Cracked | January 13, 2012 - 1:10 pm

An Inner Monologue During My First Spin Class In … Let’s Just Say Many, Many Months

Alright. Back in the saddle. Literally. It’s been how long? Shudder. Let’s not go there. I’m turning a new leaf. Ew, that sounds like a cheesy ladymag article. Let’s just…

Leonora Epstein | January 12, 2012 - 11:00 am

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 10, 2012 - 9:00 am

Guy Purposely Gains Weight — So He Can Take It Off

If you’re a guy who’s really into fitness, what’s the last thing you’d probably do? Try and gain a bunch of weight. But that’s exactly what Drew Manning is doing,…

Julie Gerstein | October 21, 2011 - 9:20 am

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 8, 2011 - 4:00 pm

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…

Annika Harris | July 1, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Michelle Obama Shows Desmond Tutu How A Push-Up’s Done

Michelle Obama was in South Africa this week with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, promoting fitness and HIV/AIDS awareness. Also, they were apparently showing off their guns in a push-up contest. [LA

Julie Gerstein | June 24, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Dudes Don’t Diet With The Belly Sauna

Is your boyfriend starting to look a little tubby? Maybe he’s getting a little round around the edges thanks to all the holiday feasting? Fear not, ye lads who loathe…

Leonora Epstein | December 19, 2010 - 3:00 pm