Fitness & Exercise
All of the science on healthy movement and keeping fit (with none of the junk).
Latest Fitness & Exercise Stories
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
5 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
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
The best thing for back pain is actually more movement
How to get a six-pack (or even an eight-pack)
Here’s what would happen if you worked out like a strongman
The complicated truth about testosterone’s effect on athletic performance
The 7 Most Important Fitness Tracker Measurements
FYI: How Much Can A Human Body Sweat Before It Runs Out?
High-intensity interval training is great for you—but it won’t keep you from aging
‘Fat but fit’ is absolutely possible
Running might be kind of contagious
Why endurance athletes hit the wall
Is bicycling a cancer-fighting miracle? Probably not.
From the archives: How to stay fit and live longer, according to a 1920s authority on exercise
Apparently the end of the world is going to make us all work out more
The Army put fitness trackers on paratroopers in Alaska to fine-tune its training
Rugby Player Study Suggests Exercise Diversifies Gut Bacteria
Ask Us Anything: What causes side stitches when you exercise?
Spending time in space could shrink your heart
Can you pass the US Army’s Combat Fitness Test? This journalist tried.
Here’s how much protein you really need
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