Opinion: 'The Biggest Loser' Pivoting to Wellness Is a Farce
The franchise's lasting, toxic effects can't be wiped out with a rebrand.
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.’
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.
The Queer Personal Trainers Tackling Heteronormativity One Deadlift at a Time
"We know our community has more trauma around body dysmorphia and greater likelihood of depression… understanding it will go a long way in creating a culture of inclusivity."
Black Friday Special: 11 Ways to Find Inner Calm on the Biggest Shopping Day of the Year
Make Black Friday your own with these totally free ideas for how to spend the day without an iota of buyers' remorse.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Athletic Women Talk About the Abuse They Receive
"I've been called a man and a bull, and told that no guy will ever want to go out with me."
I Tried to Get Fit the Laziest Way Possible
Because I want to be healthier, but also don't really want to exert any effort whatsoever.
We Asked Personal Trainers the Worst Thing They’ve Seen at the Gym
Pizza on the treadmill ain’t a good look.