gym

The Soapbox: Just Because I’m Gay Doesn’t Mean That I’m Attracted To You

Moving through the world as someone who identifies as bisexual or queer, I’m always navigating difficult experiences that compartmentalize my sexuality. I’ve been labeled “indecisive” for not being more assertive…

Shanelle Matthews | April 29, 2013 - 11:00 am

14 People You’ll Meet At The Gym (As Told In GIFs)

Oh, the gym. I’m lucky enough to live in a building with its own gym (which is mercifully never busy because everyone in my building is already in shape or…

Julie Gerstein | April 23, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Rae Cosmetics Brings Some Pretty To Your Early Morning Workout

My favorite sport has long been surfing the web, preferably on a bed or chaise lounge, but rumor has it that such a sedentary lifestyle might not actually be the…

Rachel Krause | August 2, 2012 - 11:40 am

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

12 Celeb Ladies Working On Their Fitness

I love seeing pictures of celebs at the gym for two reasons: it’s a nice reminder that they spend a lot of time and energy maintaining those “perfect” bodies, and…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 6, 2012 - 9:00 am

What Songs Are On Your Workout Playlist?

Ever since I got a glimpse of Michelle Obama’s delightfully funky workout playlist, I’ve been curious to know what’s queued up on the iPods of everybody at the gym. And…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 24, 2012 - 9:00 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

Fitness Furniture Combines Home Gym And Locker Room In One

Closets mean different things for different people. If you’re Carrie Bradshaw, it’s a sanctuary and shrine. If you’re a slob, it’s your cleaning quick-fix that houses any assortment of junk.

Leonora Epstein | December 1, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Nike Turns Your Evening Run Into A Fashion Show

Your old, worn-out running shorts are simply unacceptable for a post-work run on the treadmill, because heading to the gym isn’t just about sweating off those extra calories you drank…

Bianca Posterli | May 3, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Poll: Do You Check People Out At The Gym?

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Simcha | January 22, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Should Anorexic Men Or Women Be Allowed In The Gym?

The Daily Mail reported on one woman’s harsh words for her former gym and asks: Why the hell did they let her join and work out when she was so…

Nina Carbone | July 29, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Do You Have Cankles? July Is Your Month

File this in the “we-make-you-feel-bad-about-yourself-so-you-spend-money” bin: Gold’s Gym has designated July as “Cankle Awareness Month.” (Not kidding. Next thing you know, they’ll be making up brutal poop-brown colored ribbons to…

Nina Carbone | July 6, 2009 - 3:50 pm

No One Wants To Join Gwyneth Paltrow’s Fancy Gym

Ten years ago, Gwyneth Paltrow was a Hollywood golden girl. She won an Oscar, she dated Brad Pitt, and then she married a rock star. (Okay, he’s more like an…

Jessica Wakeman | March 16, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Creepy Gym Makes Working Out A Spectator Sport

Working out sounds good in theory: tighten up your bod, wear comfy, colorful spandex clothes in public guilt -free, and get your endorphins going. But it’s ads like this one

Simcha | August 27, 2008 - 3:15 pm

Reverse Sexism: Man Fights For Equal Rights

Oh yes, it’s ladies night, but the feeling is not quite right — the actual perk may be as outdated as the song. Being a woman has its advantages when…

Simcha | August 14, 2008 - 7:30 pm

Lip Taken Out Of Service

The 670,000 women in the British service industry won’t let you call them sweetheart — or baby, or darling, or sweet cheeks, or even honey. Just like the women in…

Simcha | April 3, 2008 - 6:30 pm
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