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Santa Clara U Student Was Kicked Out Of The School Gym For Wearing – Gasp! – A Crop Top

People at the gym truly amaze me. From the grunting lifters to the people wearing hats (I really don’t understand why people do this…you’re inside), some weird stuff goes down…

College Candy | February 6, 2016 - 5:00 pm

18 Types Of Social Awkwardness You Experience At The Gym (In GIFs!)

The gym is its own little microcosm of social norms and awkward moments. You’re not the only one who occasionally feels like a weirdo! If you’ve ever spent even a…

Claire Hannum | April 10, 2015 - 9:00 am

Absolute Beginners: Gym Etiquette 101

After the first installment of Absolute Beginners was posted, I got a few really awesome suggestions for future posts. This one is from reader Cedra, who brought up the point…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 19, 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

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

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

To All The New Year’s Fitness Newbies: Find Your Joy

When I went to the gym early-early on Monday morning, I was shocked: Three of the four squat racks were occupied, two personal trainers were working with clients, and people…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 7, 2015 - 2:10 pm

A Better Gym Selfie

I have so many conflicting feelings about gym selfies. I usually just sort of frown at them, shake my head, and move on. They’re the kind of thing that other…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 15, 2014 - 9:00 am

Man Demonstrates The Most Imaginative Way To Use Gym Equipment Ever

Every time I go to the gym (which, I confess, has not been in quite some time), I eye this one machine that has a bunch of wires and weights…

Katie Oldenburg | December 8, 2014 - 2:00 pm

This Bracelet Will Give You An Electric Shock For Indulging In Bad Habits

An upcoming bracelet and app called the Pavlok will help you change your habits by giving you an electric shock when you fail at them. You get to choose the…

Claire Hannum | July 28, 2014 - 5:00 pm

3 Aerial Workouts That Are Really, Truly, Undeniably Fun

I feel like it’s a complete and total cliché to say things like “We all know your workout routine can get repetitive and boring, so here’s some ways to spice…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 26, 2014 - 10:00 am

This Mother-Daughter Exercise Team Is Totally Adorable (And Strong)!

Meet Cheryl and Tessa, a mother and daughter who pledged to spend 100 days getting fit together — and happened to lose a combined 74 pounds along the way. These…

Claire Hannum | May 13, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Found: My New Favorite Running Shorts

In my continuing quest to become a runner, I’ve conquered a number of mental obstacles, but until recently, had yet to figure out the solution to a more tangible challenge:…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 9, 2014 - 9:30 am

Sweat In Style: 7 Of Our Favorite Outfits From Fabletics, Kate Hudson’s New Workout Line

Looking to inject a little more style into your workout wear? Check out Fabletics, a new line of fashionable fitness gear co-founded by Kate Hudson. Here’s how it works: you answer…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 22, 2014 - 1:00 pm

5 Invisible Obstacles I Conquer Every Time I Run

I started running regularly about six months ago, moving slowly from the “Oh My God I Hate This So Much” stage to the “Hey This Is Kind Of Cool” stage…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 18, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Spotify Teams With Scientists To Create The “Ultimate Workout Playlist”

While many people view their workout music as a deeply personal choice (I’m partial to “Alan Jackson’s Greatest Hits” when I hit the treadmill), there’s a scientific reason that some…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 14, 2014 - 1:40 pm

Frisky Rant: Actually, I Don’t Find Your “Inspirational” Workout Pics Inspiring At All

Last week, I wrote about Jen Selter, a 20-year-old Long Island woman who supposedly has the “best butt on Instagram.” While Jen does indeed have a fantastic derriere, I was…

Jessica Wakeman | January 6, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Here’s A Resolution: Stop Complaining About People Taking Over Your Gym, And Encourage Them Instead

It’s safe to say that if you’re a human between the ages of 18 to 65 with a Facebook account, your friends’ New Years Resolutions have been popping up on…

Katie Oldenburg | January 3, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Compassionate Fashion: Stylish, American-Made Sneakers From New Balance

When it comes to major athletic brands, most companies’ abhorrent manufacturing practices leave a lot to be desired. And then there’s New Balance. Take a spin through one of their…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 24, 2013 - 9:30 am

Be My Boyfriend: The Treadmill Dancer

Dear Treadmill Dancer,

Do you know how hard it is to find a man who loves to dance? Who is also in excellent aerobic condition? And who seems…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 8, 2013 - 2:20 pm
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