Exercise

5 Exercises for Better Sex

Sex and fitness make for common bedfellows. Getting good at one, usually makes you better at the other. How else do you explain a shared usage of so many verbs: thrusting, pumping, lunging, flexing, and squatting (we could go on but things would get a bit risqué). But while a healthy and active...

How To Find Your Fitness Mojo, Straight From the Experts

The founders of Equinox Fitness and the Inside/Out Movement, Lavinia Errico; The Motivational Center, Barbara Crosby; and IntenSati, Patricia Moreno share their own lifelong tips, mantras and insights on finding the best fitness for one’s own needs, the importance of daily movement and the...

Inspirational Life Lessons Courtesy of Lena Dunham

“I think that I may be the voice of my generation,” Hannah Horvath, Lena Dunham’s alter ego proudly states in the pivotal 2012 pilot episode of HBO’s Girls. “Or at least a voice… of a generation.” Though some of us may have brushed her off three years ago (after all, Dunham was just reciting a...

Celebrity Trainer Ashley Conrad’s 'Hotel Room Shakedown' Workout

Just because you’re traveling and don’t have access to your regular gym or workout classes doesn’t give you the excuse to slack off when it comes to fitness! Ashley Conrad, CEO/founder of Clutch Bodyshop and a celebrity trainer who has shaped up the likes of Bradley Cooper, Kate Hudson and...

Dance Your Way to Long-Lasting Smarts

Dancing has long been associated in films and novels with what the “bad” kids do to defy adults (cue Dirty Dancing, Footloose). But what if dancing was actually a road to higher levels of intelligence—so much so that the person waltzing away was simultaneously warding off deterioration of their...

Could This Be the Highest-Calorie-Burning Workout Class?

It’s 6:30 p.m. on Monday and celebrity trainer Jason Walsh transforms a bright, sunny room into a dark nightclub—if nightclubs were full of exercise equipment. “Here we go,” he says calmly, marking the start of a grinding 30-minute, full-body workout. A full spectrum of neon lights shines from...

Wellness Watch: How Exercise Makes You Smarter

Put Your Finger on It: What Is Your Pulse Telling You About Your Health?

What’s in a pulse? More than you think. Those little rhythmic beats hold clues to the state of your fitness as well as your heart. What’s more, getting to know your pulse not only gives you insight into your physical health, but it can also help you reduce stress and anxiety once you learn how to...

Does Marathon Training Cause Weight Gain?

Proof of Mind Over Matter: How a Placebo Can Make You Perform

Does Sweating More Equate to a Better Workout?

That drip, drip, drip down your back during exercise is your friend—sweat happens so we don’t overheat and pass out. But the process of sweating is very individual; every body has its own perspiration point. So should your workouts be hot and sweaty or cool and dry? Experts say it’s largely a...

This Is Your Brain on Weights

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