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Here Is Exactly How Hard to Go in the Gym
A workout might tell you which movements, sets, and reps to do, but how should the whole thing feel?
Why Weight Loss Goals for a Wedding/Office/Beach Body Never Work
If we want to feel healthier and better about ourselves, making a goal to "lose weight" is literally the worst way, with the highest failure rate.
There’s One Surefire Way to Know You're Gaining Muscle and Losing Body Fat
There's a limit to how quickly you can gain muscle, but you might not be able to measure it.
What Is ‘Mid-Size,’ and Should I Want to Be It?
Addressing a grab bag of health and body things people are confused about from the depths of social media.
If You’re Scared of Lifting Heavy Weights, Here’s What to Do
First, cultivate a healthy but fiery hatred of 1-pound wrist weight “bangles,” and all the heavy things will suddenly feel lighter.
Here's How to Change Your Workout Routine for Vacation
You can get away with far less than you think, including “nothing at all.”
'I Don't Want to Work Out Because I'm Afraid to Find Out I'm in Bad Shape'
Whether you're anxious about classism or another exercise–based mental block, here are a bunch of tricks for overcoming your biggest internal objections.
Why You Should Throw Away Your Spin Bike, Like This Brave Soul
Isn't cardio just exercise that burns calories, and isn't burning calories good? Well...
What's the Perfect Amount of Exercise I Can Do For Better Sleep?
Everyone is different, but here is how to get started with figuring it out.
I Got High to See if Weed Would Help Me Work Out
Weed, a peaceful and chill substance, might seem opposed to a task that requires energy and initiative. However: It also makes mundane stuff more fun.
‘How Do I Get a Big Juicy Ass in Time for Summer?’
Every influencer is promising the cheeks of your dreams, but only a few will deliver.
‘How Do I Convince My Girlfriend She Needs to Exercise?’
“We’ve both gained weight during the pandemic, and have back and body pain. With the end of the pandemic in sight, what can I say to motivate her to go to the gym with me?”