Posts tagged "working out"

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

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

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

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

8 Lessons I’ve Learned During Marathon Training

In March, I signed up for a 5k called Bacon Chase that took place in June (the lure being that you got unlimited bacon at the end). I figured by…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 12, 2014 - 10:00 am

Pumping Iron: What To Look For In A Lifting Gym

Back in May, I wrote about my complete and total infatuation with power lifting. I was happy to see that there were so many positive reactions to it, and so…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 7, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Fetish Fitness With A Dominatrix Takes “No Pain, No Gain” Literally (NSFW)

For some fitness-conscious submissives in Australia, working out is synonymous with getting off thanks to dominatrix/personal trainer Mistress Anna. The Sydney dom coaches kinksters who work out in collars and…

Jessica Wakeman | June 27, 2014 - 12:30 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

Let’s Watch The President Of The United States Pump Some Iron, Mmkay?

Can’t the President of a powerful nation get a little private beefcake-ing time? Apparently not! President Obama was in Poland recently for, like, work or something, and decided to squeeze in a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 4, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Finally, A Scientific Excuse For Netflix Binges: There Might Be A Couch Potato Gene

There are some people who seem to be physically incapable of sitting still, whose idea of a great Saturday morning is waking up early, running 10 miles, and pumping some iron.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 24, 2014 - 2:00 pm

The Soapbox: Powerlifting Is For Women, Too

The first time I put a barbell across my back, I was in love.
It wasn’t like I had never lifted weights before; I had, but never like this.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 13, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Want: This $130 Home Elliptical Machine Is Perfect For Gym-Phobic Hermits With ADHD (Like Me!)

Three things to know about me: 1) I really do not enjoy working out, 2) I’m not really inclined to leave my apartment if I don’t have to and 3)…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 1, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Found: A Comfortable, Cute, Supportive Sports Bra For DD Boobs

Last week, while contemplating the tattered, limp tangle of spandex and bent underwires that composed my current sports bra collection, I knew it was time to bite the bullet and…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 12, 2014 - 1:20 pm

Jen Selter, Owner Of The Best Butt On Instagram, Talks Butt Fame

It’s the scoop of the year! Jen Selter, proprietress of the world-renowned “best butt on Instagram,” has given an interview with some British media company called BarcroftTV. This is their…

Jessica Wakeman | January 17, 2014 - 1:20 pm

9 Reasons That The Workout Reality Show “Toned Up” Is Actually Kind Of Great

I have a confession to make: “Toned Up” is my new “guilty” pleasure — but I am unashamed.

My friend/workout buddy Kate introduced me to the show, which follows…

Claire Hannum | January 16, 2014 - 3:00 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

Meet Jen Selter, The Woman With “The Best Butt On Instagram”

We all need something to aspire to in life. Why not the best butt on Instagram? Jen Selter, 20, of Roslyn, Long Island, is the queen bee of butts on…

Jessica Wakeman | January 3, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Is Sex Exercise? Sorry, It’s Only “Moderate Exercise” & Only Sometimes

Given how more than one huffing and puffing old man has suffered a heart attack underneath his mistress, you might believe a romp is the sack is akin to a…

Jessica Wakeman | December 5, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Breaking News: Christina Aguilera Prefers Her Child Over Exercise

Shocking! Christina Aguilera cares more about her five-year-old son, Max, than exercise. It seems that we’re supposed to be surprised enough for that statement to be worthy of a headline.

Claire Hannum | October 3, 2013 - 6:00 pm

17 Life Lessons I Learned From Yoga Practice

Life is stressful and chaotic and scary and it doesn’t come with a handbook. Day-to-day life can get so crazy that it’s hard to remember how beautiful life is. When…

Claire Hannum | September 24, 2013 - 2:00 pm
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