More Fitness & Exercise

Your Fitness Tracker Might Not Be as Accurate as You Think

New research says certain monitors may over- or under-estimate your burned calories.

Inspiration for Getting Your Hands Dirty This Summer

The delightfully upbeat Marcie Cuff wants the world to “stir up a partnership with wildness,” and is doing her part to make it happen. Here, the author and illustrator of the get-outside guide This Book Was a Tree—who’s also a biologist, teacher, and blogger—helps move us (and our kids) off the couch and on to greener pastures. 

7 Smart Picks for Summer Workouts

Whatever fitness path you take, these seasonal essentials can keep you on track. 

These Are the Fittest Cities in America

Did your city make the top 10?

4 Scientific Ways to Make Your Workout Fun

Yes, it's possible to make exercise feel less like a chore—here's how.

A Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Memorize these five moves and you'll have a metabolism-boosting routine you can do anywhere.

7 Scientifically-Backed Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Your metabolism keeps your heart beating, your blood flowing, your brain thinking, and your muscles moving. Is it any wonder it doesn't want to be rushed? Here's the skinny on how you might be able to speed it up—in spite of itself.

10-Minute Plank Exercise Routine

Want a total-body exercise routine that’s effective to its core? Try some planks.

Work Your Glutes With This QUICK Routine

Use any set of stairs, indoors or out, to complete this quick cardio workout.

9 Dos and Don’ts of Walking

Contrary to popular belief, fitness walking doesn’t have to look ridiculous. With proper form, you’ll simply look like a woman on a mission. Here’s how.

6 Secret Benefits of Walking

It gets you out of the house—and also, as new research reports, out of mental ruts and into terrific physical shape. A step-by-step guide to the simplest fitness plan ever.

6 Ways to Improve Your Balance

It’s a tricky walk on the high wire, trying to find just the right balance in your life: of work and personal, of family and friends, of diet and exercise, in beauty routines, and even of social media usage. Here’s how to find your balance.