Working it Out

SHAPE editors and fitness experts review the latest trendy fitness classes and provide actionable advice and exclusive workout programs that will help you stay fit and healthy.

Exercise is essential when it comes to dropping pounds.

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For some reason, the excuse I hear most often for not trying yoga is, “I can’t touch my toes.” Guess what? I couldn’t touch my toes when I started yoga either!

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Make sure you work those glutes, ladies.

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Do you ever hear your yoga instructor give you a cue in class but have no idea what it means? Here is a little cheat sheet for the most transformative cues for your practice.

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"Uncover a six-pack in six days!" "Drop 10 pounds in one week!" The instant-weight loss promises of most workout programs, while appealing, usually have little basis in reality.

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Get your yoga ninja on! This super quick and fierce yoga routine incorporates martial arts-inspired moves to get you moving, breathing, and feeling great.  

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Celebrity and professional athlete trainer Todd Durkin has seen his share of workout-related injuries.

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SoulCycle may get a bad rap sometimes, but the powers that be at the ubiquitous cycling behemoth are putting their collective fitness obsession to good use.

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Ever feel like you need a jumpstart to your day, and coffee isn't the answer?

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Let's be real: Everyone wants a flat midsection. Crunches get plain old boring after a while, and they don't even target most of your abs.

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