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This Week We Return to the Fighter Pilot Workout

We began this month’s fitness challenge—revisiting classic home workouts—with the scientific seven-minute workout. This week we go back a bit further in history to the Canadian institution 5BX, originally invented for military pilots stationed in places without a gym or much space to exercise. I bet a lot of us can…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Are Micro-Workouts Effective?

We’re all operating in survival mode right now, and stopping your regular workout routine in the middle of a pandemic is certainly understandable. But regular exercise helps with anxiety, depression and sleep quality, and in the world we are living in, these benefits can make all the difference. If your schedule is…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Are Micro-Workouts Effective?

We’re all operating in survival mode right now, and stopping your regular workout routine in the middle of a pandemic is certainly understandable. But regular exercise helps with anxiety, depression and sleep quality, and in the world we are living in, these benefits can make all the difference. If your schedule is…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Stupid Exercise Moves, Ranked

Welcome to that time of the year: when swarms of self-professed out-of-shape people vow to get swole or simply in better shape (or even more simply, less bad shape), which means gyms nationwide are flooded with new membership and false promises of a societally structural body packaged under the banner of health and…Read more… Continue […]

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I’m Beth Skwarecki, Lifehacker Health Editor, and This Is How I Work Out

Hi friends! It’s “How We Work” week at Lifehacker. I’ve been here long enough that I’ve covered the usual questions several times over. So instead of the usual phone/computer/to-do list hacks, I’ll give you a glimpse of my habits and routines in the area of health and fitness.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Eight Great Options For Upgrading Your Workout Shirts

Last month shockwaves rippled through Washington and beyond when we learned that Robert Mueller… loves a Starbucks pumpkin spice latte. There was also some other stuff, but I’m here to defend the basic bitch in Mueller, and all of us!, that likes stuff that is good but for whatever reason “society” has decided we’re…Read more… […]

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I Followed Grimes’s Arcane Training Regimen, Unlocked The Powers Of My Soul, And Cut My Hand

Earlier this week, Grimes, the Canadian pop star who makes pretty good music that sounds like a computer fighting an elf, outlined the parameters of an ambitious training regimen on Instagram Tuesday. The program takes between four to seven hours, requires sword fighting and screaming, and seems to be a promotion for…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Be Inspired, Not Discouraged, by Fitness Instagram

Fitness Instagram can be a place of powerful inspiration. It can also be a soul-sucking morass full of impossibly fit people doing things you could never dream of and selling products that you suddenly need to have. Here’s how to use it so you feel better, not worse, after checking your feed. Read more… Continue […]

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How to Cancel Your Gym Membership

We get it—sometimes, a gym just doesn’t work out. Maybe it’s too crowded or the ceilings tiles are falling and landing on your head. It happens! Unfortunately, canceling your gym membership is a lot like competing in the Hunger Games, of which there are no winners, only the wounded.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What Fitness Professionals Wish You Knew

To get the most out of your personal training sessions and workout classes, it helps to be a good client who knows how things work. Plus, it’s always nice to be nice and make things easier for your instructors. We asked several fitness professionals what they wish their clients knew going in and this is […]

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Fitness Professionals: What Do You Wish People Knew About Your Job?

To be a better customer—or at least one that’s not too annoying—it helps to know what it’s like being on the other side. Let’s educate future trainees looking to get fit! If you’re a fitness trainer or class instructor, or have been one in the past, we want to hear from you.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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