Latest Fitness & Exercise Stories
Here’s why gym clothes smell so rank—and how to freshen them up
Exercise really does seem to help with depression
7 iconic movie training montages ranked by professional trainers
The weirdest things we learned this week: killer surgeons and mysterious floating feet
How to make exercise a regular part of your life
Your guide to riding a bike again
These ultramarathoners say life is easier after running 40 miles on frozen backwoods trails
Here’s how much exercise you should get—and why it’s okay if you fall short
7 mistakes beginner cyclists make, and how to avoid them
Baby, We Were Born Not to Run
Is it possible to be too flexible?
This quick workout will help your sore hips and back
A Single Bout Of Exercise Can Make Your Flu Shot More Effective
To Your Brain, A Runner’s High Looks A Lot Like Smoking Weed
The weirdest things we learned this week: Lady Liberty’s big secret, the ultimate exercise hack, and a penis in a bottle
Fitness trackers turn health into a game that users rarely win
The weirdest things we learned this week: eating organs, celebrating sweat, and banning dogs
Placebos really can help your fitness
Sorry, hot yoga fans. Sweating doesn’t cleanse your body.
How to stretch for any type of workout
Why chocolate milk is a great post-workout snack (but maybe not the best)
Why (almost) everyone needs to stretch when they exercise
Science Confirms the Obvious: It’s Healthier to Take the Stairs
The safest ways to exercise during a pandemic
Eliud Kipchoge just ran a marathon in less than two hours—how much faster does science say humans can get?
A few simple habits can tack some extra years onto your lifespan
Science helped me run my first marathon in 3 hours and 21 minutes
Here’s what the U.S. Army’s new gender-neutral fitness test will look like
The weirdest things we learned this week: Cruise ships full of poop, deadly wallpaper, and the sport where women beat men
Will Running Barefoot Cure What Ails Us?
These charts reveal America’s complicated relationship with exercise
That beer after your workout probably isn’t helping you
There’s a HIIT for weight lifting, too. And it works really well.
Should I work out when I’m sick?
It’s time to add video games to your workout routine
Buddy up for a longer, harder workout
Burpees are a great full-body exercise—but there are other options
Use TikTok to build the perfect workout
Five stretches you should do every day
Six seated exercises to keep you limber at your desk
Working out at home? Here’s how to keep your house from smelling like a gym.
We’re finally understanding why exercise is great for your heart
Pregnant people get a lot of grief for the unhealthy habits we all share
Music can seriously improve your workout. Here’s how to create the perfect playlist.
BCAA supplements can enhance your fitness routine, but should you take them?
You should definitely rotate your workouts
There’s a better way to warm up than stretching
How Much Can A Human Body Sweat Before It Runs Out?
The world’s strongest athletes aren’t shredded and for good reason
You Could Eat Fast Food After A Workout To Build Muscle
A six pack won’t make you a better runner, but these deep core exercises might
Don’t let snow shoveling give you a heart attack
FDA Won’t Regulate Most Health-Related Wearable Devices
Humans May Be Biologically Able to Run 40 MPH, New Study Shows
Check Your “Fitness Age” With This Research-Based Calculator
Walking correctly takes work—here’s how to improve every step
How Biking In Traffic Affects Your Body
You can actually be allergic to exercise
This stick-on sweat monitor knows when you need a drink
A step-by-step guide to giving yourself a massage
Cramming in all your exercise on the weekend is still good for your health
Tom Brady is headed to the Super Bowl at 43 years old. How?
Measuring the vibrations of runners’ strides could help prevent muscle injuries
A complete guide to vegan muscle building