exercise

8.28.19

I Thought Running Was a Release. It Was Really an Addiction

For a long time, my doctors saw only a healthy person who exercised. But I had to learn to be honest with myself about how running was running my life.

5.16.19

In the Future, You'll Work, Exercise, Sleep, and Die in the Same Building

This is what's become of the American dream.

5.10.19

Get In Shape With Nihilift, Even Though Nothing Really Matters

‘The best way to get rid of pesky belly fat is to decompose. That will happen soon enough.’

5.2.19

This Is Why Your Muscles Look Bigger Right After You Work Out

What exactly is "the pump" and does it mean your muscles are growing?

3.1.19

Everything You Learn Overnight at a 24-Hour Planet Fitness

What kind of monster goes to the gym at 2:30 AM on a Saturday? There was only one way to find out.

11.12.18

Weed May Play a Role in Weight Loss

Studies have shown that cannabis users are less obese than non-users. Scientists are trying to figure out why.

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10.16.18

The Boring Truths I’ve Learned About Losing Weight and Keeping It Off

It’s been 10 months since I took on drastic 80-day regimen to get abs. Here’s what has happened since.

10.12.18

I Ran a Marathon on a Shoestring Budget—and You Can Too

Here’s everything I bought (and a few things I skipped) to train for and run my first marathon.

10.5.18

I'm Hooked on $35 Fitness Classes and It's Embarrassing

I feel conflicted paying so much money for 45-minute exercise classes at SoulCycle and Pure Barre—all in the hopes of sculpting an ideal body. Here's why I keep going back and how I deal with the guilt.

9.25.18

Don’t Buy This: You Don’t Need a Personal Trainer to Get a Good Workout

Instead of paying hundreds of dollars a month to have someone cheer you on, use free online resources and group classes to stay motivated and learn how to do exercises right.

9.21.18

I Followed Mark Wahlberg's Ridiculous Daily Routine

Why does he wake up at 2:30 AM? Why does he snack so much? Why spend 90 minutes in the shower? There was only one way to find out.

9.13.18

Working Out Is a Minefield When You’re Non-Binary

The gym sucks for everyone, but it’s worse when strangers police your gender.

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