Posts tagged "fitness"

McDonald’s In Miniature: Why French People Don’t Get Fat

I snapped a picture of this new McDonald’s ad in the Paris metro system a few days ago. Apparently, McDonald’s chains in France have added a new dessert to the…

Leonora Epstein | June 29, 2010 - 11:20 am

In My Next Life I’ll Be A Dancer, In This One I’ll Do Nia

When I was 4 years old I was in my first play. When my big, finale scene came along I was supposed to sweep a moneybag down from a chimney…

Ami Angelowicz | June 22, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Fearlessly Fit: Amelia Tackles Anti-Gravity Yoga Wings

Allow me to give you a little background on my history with fitness. Don’t worry, this won’t take long. I danced a bit as a kid; I learned…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 17, 2010 - 3:59 pm

Pickle Juice Is The New Powerade

Best news ever for an extreme pickle lover like me! A new study shows that pickle juice is better at relieving muscle cramps than water or other sports drinks. This…

Ami Angelowicz | June 16, 2010 - 8:40 pm

Quiz: What’s Your Fitness Style?

Do your friends marvel at your discipline to be at the gym EVERY morning at 6 a.m.? Or is your favorite exercise move texting? (C’mon it has to burn some…

Diana Vilibert | June 15, 2010 - 5:30 pm

I Dragged My Boyfriend To Partner Yoga (And We’re Still Together!)

I love yoga (along with the other 30 million women who practice in the U.S). And when I realized that I could combine my love for yoga and my love…

Alina Berd | June 10, 2010 - 6:30 pm

Girl Talk: Why I Ran A Half-Marathon

In fifth grade I was the new kid in school, which is always hard. But I think it’s hardest in gym class. Especially if you’re the new “chubby” kid with…

Ami Angelowicz | May 27, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Readers Speak: How To Get Motivated To Exercise

The other day, I announced I’m fat as a house and totally unmotivated to exercise! I asked you, dear Frisky readers, for your advice on how to get my butt…

Susannah Breslin | May 24, 2010 - 2:30 pm

How Do You Get Motivated To Exercise?

Here’s a fact: Right now, I am the fattest I’ve ever been in my whole life. Period. End of story. I have all the respect in the world for Crystal

Susannah Breslin | May 21, 2010 - 3:59 pm

10 Ways To Get Bikini-Ready (For Us Non-Celebs, That Is)

It’s that annoying time of year when celebs start “flaunting their bikini bods” and we get sick with envy over the kind of physique a team of personal trainers/dieticians/beauticians/stylists can…

Erin Flaherty | April 5, 2010 - 1:30 pm

Do Yoga And Booze Make A Good Cocktail?

I made a bunch of resolutions for myself for 2010, among them to attend yoga at least three times a week. For a few months last year, I actually made…

Wendy Atterberry | January 27, 2010 - 3:40 pm

JWoww’s Shocking (And Shockingly Stupid) Beauty Advice

First came Pauly D’s hair-gel video session, then the Snook-ster revealed how she gets her “pouf.” Now, “Jersey Shore” star JWoww is getting in on the beauty and body advice-giving…

Nina Carbone | January 22, 2010 - 2:40 pm

High Heels Mess With Posh’s Posture?

OK, so maybe all those “high heels can kill you!” stories are a bit extreme, but wearing 4-inch stilettos everyday could potentially do a number on your posture. At least…

Leonora Epstein | December 14, 2009 - 6:10 pm

Season’s Savings! Bollywood Dance Workout DVD From Acacia

We are so over the stripper-pole craze, and have fallen in love with Bollywood-style dancing as a fun way to stay fit. Extra bonus: you’ll have a bangin’ bod and

Lauren Panariello | December 8, 2009 - 2:10 pm

Toenail Removal Surgery And Other Scary Athlete Behavior

Athletes take their chosen sports super seriously. I mean, that’s why I train year-round to be a competitive eater (I’ll get you yet, Kobayashi!). But as with anything, intense training…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 25, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Travel Diary: My Costa Rican Surf Adventure

I recently crossed something off my bucket list. At 29-almost-30, I finally learned how to surf. Despite growing up in sunny San Diego, I’d never learned, and after a failed…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 25, 2009 - 3:00 pm

How To Get Michelle Obama’s Arms

Woman’s got guns. And by guns, I mean a not-too-Madonna-esque but still muscle-y set of arms. I want them. Badly. Luckily, someone hunted down her trainer to get the how-to.

Nina Carbone | September 8, 2009 - 3:10 pm

New Physique 57 DVDs Bring Luxury Fitness Home

Physique 57 is an exercise studio in New York City where people walk in with their too-many-donut butts and come out looking like Heidi Klum. No, seriously. Physique 57 has…

Leonora Epstein | August 5, 2009 - 6:20 pm

Eight Reasons We’re OK With Being Less Healthy Than Women Twice Our Age

If your mom is anything like mine, she’s in better shape than you are. Instead of feeling bad about having a mother who is more fit than yourself, know that…

Catherine Strawn | August 3, 2009 - 3:30 pm
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